The Cochin Port celebrated ‘Port Day’ on 26.05.2016 with a business meeting for the exporters and importers and agencies, among other programmes. Sri Paul Antony, Chairman of the Cochin Port till 16th May, 2016 was the Chief Guest.
After the successful cooperation with the EU’s counter-piracy operational headquarters (OHQ) and the Chinese Navy warship, CNS Xiangtan, a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel, Evangelia L, has arrived safely in the port of Berbera. Evangelia L had been chartered by the WFP to carry humanitarian aid to the Somali port.
Wärtsilä has donated an 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 20 engine and generating set, to the Marine Engineering Technology Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston. The donation represents a continuation of Wärtsilä’s ongoing industry support programme aimed at helping future maritime sector leaders to acquire detailed understanding of marine technologies.
The Indian Coast Guard ship ‘Arush’, the seventeenth in the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), designed and built by M/s Cochin Shipyard Limited, was commissioned at Kochi by the Coast Guard Commander (Western Seaboard) Additional Director General SPS Basra.
ESL Shipping’s barge Espa becomes a floating beach and events center for Hernesaaren ranta events area in southern Helsinki for the coming summer.
The declaration of the accurate gross mass of a packed container is critical to maritime safety. SOLAS Container Mass Verification Requirements entering into force on 1st July 2016
Maritime vessels are under significant threat of cyber-attack because many are carrying outdated software and were not designed with cyber security in mind, according to new research.
Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, welcomed Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam into its fleet with a dedication ceremony held on May 20 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the company conducted a tabletop drill, based on a scenario in which a VLCC managed by its group ship management company collided with another vessel in Suonada, West Seto Inland Sea, and oil spill occurred.