Ship’s second engineer gets himself injured when the free-fall lifeboat was unexpectedly launched into the sea while carrying out maintenance. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
The concept of a global network of maritime technology cooperation centres to accelerate capacity building and technology transfer in the maritime field was one proposal discussed during the two-day inaugural Future-Ready Shipping 2015 Conference, a joint IMO-Singapore International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity Building, held in Singapore on 28-29 September 2015.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the company has reached a basic agreement with Gas Sayago, a joint venture between Uruguay’s state oil company ANCAP and state power company UTE, to continue the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) project led by Gas Sayago.
Odfjell is upgrading the propulsion system for 19 vessels with new technology to optimise energy efficiency. The vessels will be equipped with new energy efficient propeller blades, rudder-bulb and will undergo technical upgrades of the main engine, turbo chargers and shaft generator.
The first season of the LNG Hybrid Barge at the port of Hamburg was successful. In October the environmentally-friendly innovation from Becker Marine Systems will now
At 3.30 pm on Thursday 1 October, the RPA10, a Port Authority emergency response vessel, saluted the ECT Home terminal. At that moment, the container ship CMA CGM Sambhar was departing from the terminal. This was the last sea-going client of the oldest container terminal in the port of Rotterdam.
Eco Marine Power (EMP) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a patent in Japan related to its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) System – an innovative wind & solar power solution for ships.
The EU-funded DOCKINGMONITOR project, which was completed in August 2015, has improved automated port safety systems by combining a berthing aid with a drift monitoring system. Drift monitoring involves measuring the movement of a ship along a jetty during cargo transfer.
Royal Caribbean International is named Best Cruise Operator of the TTG Travel Awards 2015 for eight years in a row. The company was presented the award at the 26th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2015 Ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand this evening.
The FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) of the first ME-GI engine in Japan recently took place at the Tamano Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES).
DNV GL received the Environment Award for its leadership of the Green Coastal Shipping Programme at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2015 ceremony in London last night. The programme aims to encourage the development and implementation of green technology concepts in Norway’s coastal and short-sea shipping sector.
Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (Oslo: AKPS), began production activities today on two 3,600 TEU “Aloha Class” containerships that it is building for Matson Navigation Company, Inc. (Matson).