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LUKOIL Marine supplies the world’s largest container vessel from MSC
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery News desk 15 January 2015
With the launch of the MSC OSCAR, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) sets a new record: with its 19,224 TEU capacity, the latest addition to the MSC family is the largest container vessel ever built1. ...
Nominations open for 2015 Marine Propulsion Awards
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
After the success of the inaugural awards, launched for the 2014 Marine Propulsion conference, more categories have been introduced for 2015. An independent judging panel, with expertise across all the ...
North Sea helicopter communications recording could become mandatory
Marine Electronics & Communications December/January 2014/15
Recording of communications between offshore vessels, platforms and helicopters could become a mandatory requirement in the North Sea in order to improve safety. Oil companies are increasingly recording ...
WR Systems recruits Mark Mahoney to lead global NAVCOM expansion
Marine Electronics & Communications News desk 21 January 2015
Naval communications (NAVCOM) and maritime technology company, WR Systems Ltd (WR), has appointed Mark Mahoney as its new director of domestic maritime business. Mr Mahoney brings 25 years experience ...
3D printing offers shipping a whole new dimension
Tanker Shipping & Trade December/January 2014/15
In 2012 The Economist proclaimed that 3D printing represented ‘the third industrial revolution.’ Today the industry is worth US$4 billion and is registering a 60 per cent annual growth rate, ...
VOC recovery standards to be tightened in Norway
Tanker Shipping & Trade December/January 2014/15
Classification societies have developed specific class notation for tankers designed to load crude offshore and shuttle cargoes to nearby terminals. Notations are tailor-made for bow loading from single-point ...
No. 2: Differentiation is key says start-up OSV owner
Offshore Support Journal Industry Leaders December 2014
Herbjørn Hansson’s name is best known in the tanker market – which is where he made his reputation – but his venture into offshore support vessels looks like it could be equally ...
No. 3: Shipowner industrialist adds German yard to portfolio
Offshore Support Journal Industry Leaders December 2014
Siem Industries’ early October announcement that it had reached a conditional agreement to acquire Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) came as something of a surprise. Mr Siem is a leading figure ...
A transparent incident investigation policy is essential
Offshore Wind Journal 4th Quarter 2014
Constructing and servicing offshore windfarms is an inherently dangerous occupation. By using the correct equipment, effective work planning, operational procedures and competent personnel, the risks are ...
Dramatic turnaround sees Drydocks World Dubai win more wind work
Offshore Wind Journal 4th Quarter 2014
Since being opened in 1983, Drydocks World Dubai has carried out repair work on more than 750 vessels and 150 rigs whilst completing 70 newbuild projects and converting a large number of floating platforms ...
Ten steps forward and one back as the LNG bandwagon rolls on
LNG World Shipping November/December 2014
Probably because they are so unusual, the setbacks suffered by proposed LNG projects tend to linger long in the mind. There is a tendency to think, when reading about the recent decision by GDF Suez and ...
What’s new in LNG technology
LNG World Shipping /LPG supplement 2014
Tank insulation keeps boil-off rate at new low The 155,000m3 spherical tank LNG carrier Seishu Maru recorded a cargo boil-off gas (BOG) rate of 0.08 per cent per day during gas trials prior to delivery ...
2M boost for Maersk
Container Shipping & Trade 4th Quarter 2014
With the 2M vessel sharing agreement (VSA) between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) given the green light by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) at the beginning of October, a major part ...
No 1: Kommer Damen’s concept finds favour offshore
RMM Corporate news Industry Leaders December 2014
As a journalist attending shipping exhibitions you are often presented with spec sheets and literature about a huge number of new designs. More often than not you never hear about those designs again, ...
Hong Kong Shippers’ Council calls for the end of surcharges
Container Shipping & Trade 4th Quarter 2014
The Hong Kong Shippers’ Council is currently focused on six matters of concern, according to executive director Sunny Ho. These are the business environment of the Pearl River Delta (PRD), freight ...
Costa Diadema is built on Carnival Dream platform
Passenger Ship Technology 4th Quarter 2014
On 10 December 2012 construction began of 132,500gt Costa Diadema at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard. The first building block, weighing 504 tonnes and measuring 15.7m beam and 29m length, was laid ...
Tanker Shipping & Trade Awards crown successful 2014 Conference
RMM Corporate news news desk 24 November 2014
The Tanker Shipping & Trade Awards have once again recognised the leading lights in the tanker industry, with Rajaish Bajpaee, CEO of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement ...
BC Ferries' CEO says LNG is the fuel of the future
Passenger Ship Technology 4th Quarter 2014
The use of LNG as fuel is a pivotal part of British Columbia Ferry Services’ strategy, with its chief executive and president Mike Corrigan calling it a game-changer. Earlier this year the British ...
The voyage ahead
Norwegian Solutions 2014
Norwegian ship system designers are at the forefront in developing new innovations to achieve further improvements in ship efficiency. Among the most prominent thinkers in this quest is Oskar Levander, ...
Training the world
Norwegian Solutions 2014
In 2014 and 2015 Seagull is producing a series of 10 new modules focusing on dry bulk shipping operations. The first of them, entitled Introduction to bulk carriers, imparts basic knowledge about bulk ...
Trailblazing LNG tugs highlight Sanmar’s capabilities
Tug Technology & Business September 2014
Over the past few years, Turkey’s Sanmar shipyard has built up an impressive reference list for its tugs, which are now in service around the world, and not just in Turkey and the Mediterranean. ...
Damen unveils breakthrough for hybrid tug solutions
Tug Technology & Business September 2014
Dutch operator Iskes Towage & Salvage took delivery in June of the 60-tonne bollard pull Bernadus, the first Damen ASD 2810 Hybrid tug. By combining diesel-direct, diesel-electric and battery power, ...
MDPL takes delivery of DUO - Dedicated to Care and Performance
Singapore Solutions news desk 14 August 2014
Ordered 2 years ago this pair of 4,000 dwt platform supply vessels (PSVs), MDPL Randeep and MDPL Anjali, is the newest addition to the existing fleet of MDPL. These new multi-role vessels are ergonomically ...
How to plan for BWM installations in hazardous area
Ballast Water Treatment Technology 2014
The naval architecture and marine engineering company Cleanship Solutions (CSS) is used to working on complex and challenging ballast water treatment (BWT) retrofit applications and undertook a retrofit ...
Careful thought is needed before ratification
Ballast Water Treatment Technology 2014
In principle, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fully supports the eventual entry into force of the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention and wants to make it work as soon as possible ...
Going to arbitration
Singapore Solutions 2014
Singapore has established itself as one of the leading global centres of expertise in maritime law and a jurisdiction in which parties have confidence. Major international and domestic law firms have maritime ...
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