The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels.
The number of administrative burdens imposed on the industry is reduced through digitalisation of the Ship Station License.
To provide transparency into actual energy consumption throughout the transportation window, over land and sea, Maersk Container Industry (MCI) is introducing an energy meter feature integrated into all new Star Cool™ refrigerated containers.
Now, the IMO Maritime Safety Committee will start to establish a new international legal framework for the safe operation of autonomous ships.
As the UK finally embarks on Brexit negotiations, our island nation’s attention is being focused on the vital role our ports, harbours and seafarers will have to play in the future.
Building of Containerships’ new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) vessels is progressing at Wenchong Shipyard, Guangzhou. The construction of three upcoming vessels is in action in the Chinese shipyard.
The global shipping industry – as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – has urged its global regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to back a carefully crafted proposal, from a broad coalition of governments, concerning the implementation dates for installing complicated new ballast water treatment systems.
The steel-cutting for the first 85,000m3 VLEC successfully took place in Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore (DSIC Offshore) on 15th of June, 2017, which was ordered by JHW Engineering & Contracting (JHW).
Hapag-Lloyd held the naming ceremony in Hamburg today for the “Guayaquil Express,” the fourth of five newbuildings in its 10,500 TEU class.
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that the first of two 30 metre high speed passenger ferries for the 2Go Group has been delivered, on-time and on-budget in the Philippines.
HH Ferries Group has received the prestigious Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award 2017 at the 8th annual forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) in Berlin on 14 June 2017.
Rolls-Royce has received an order for four B33:45L diesel engines to power the world’s largest hybrid ferry being built for the Norwegian cruise and transport company Color Line.
ALE has completed the load-in of the Sewol ferry using a record-breaking number of SPMTs, as part of a complex salvage operation in the East China Sea in April. At 17,000t, this is the heaviest piece ever to be transported by SPMTs.
This week the Port of Gibraltar played host to its largest ever visitor. The container ship TRITON, on its way from Rotterdam in the Netherlands to the Far East via the Suez Canal called into the Western Anchorage for bunkering operations in the early hours of Sunday morning.
WSM has been nominated as the ship manager for MV GPO Grace, GPO Heavylift’s purpose-built semisubmersible vessel.
Nautilus International has written to the Angolan ambassador to the UK to protest about the unjust treatment of the crew of an offshore support vessel detained in the port of Soyo.
The world’s largest and most advanced diamond exploration and sampling vessel, the mv SS Nujoma, is ready to start exploring for diamond deposits in Namibian waters, following its official inauguration today.
Coffee-lovers can change lives every month with the launch of BySea’s coffee subscription service, where 100 per cent of profits go to international maritime charity Sailors’ Society.
This week the German Maritime LNG Platform signed the Arctic Commitment, joining a diverse group of international companies, organisations, politicians and polar explorers calling for a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) use in Arctic shipping
Our president Dr Grahaeme Henderson today told attendees of the UK Chamber’s annual summer lunch how we can lead the way in creating a safer and more prosperous maritime sector
Heavier than hundreds of blue whales and capable of carrying thousands to their dream cruise holiday destination – these facts about cruise ships will surprise and amaze you.
There were many friends, partners and representatives of the buyer present at the launching ceremony, while Mrs. Ann Krafft, the wife of the owner of the company Mr. Mikael Krafft, broke a bottle of champagne over the bow and symbolically launched the ship into the sea.
On the occasion of the “Digital Assembly 2017” co-organised on 15 & 16 June by the European Commission and the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU the European seafarers and shipowners highlight the importance that shipping is urgently better served by smart digital solutions to finally decrease the administrative burden they face.
Europe’s most modern ship waste-water reception facility went into operation at Kiel’s Ostseekai on June 14th.