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
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.
The Port of London Authority (PLA) has broken ground for the construction of a new radar tower in Northfleet, Kent, as part of the 18-strong radar network it operates, overseeing safe navigation on the UK’s busiest waterway.
The Brazilian CONTTMAF trade union federation and its member SINDMAR have recently criticized the shipbreaking practices of Transpetro, the oil and gas transportation subsidiary of the Brazilian petroleum corporation Petrobras, majority-owned by the State.
“Do what you can, do it wisely, and most importantly do it now. A healthy ocean is not a luxury item. It is a necessity for survival. And taking care of the ocean means taking care of ourselves,” Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden said, as she addressed the Stockholm Resilience Centre event on “Engaging the private sector in SDG 14” on 9 June, taking place during the Ocean Conference at UN Headquarters in New York.
DNV GL opened two digital fleet performance centres in Hamburg and Singapore to support their ECO Insight customers in monitoring and optimizing their fleets.
New LR code will meet the growing demand within the marine industry for regulatory support for unmanned vessels
Mayor and Long Beach Mayor are strengthening their pledge to make the twin ports of the San Pedro Bay global models for cleaner air, sustainability and innovation.
CMA CGM and Maersk Line have announced that they have entered into a binding agreement whereby CMA CGM would acquire Mercosul Line
85 large ships lost worldwide in 2016, down 50% over a decade. Top losses in South China and Southeast Asia; the East Mediterranean replaces British Isles as top incident hotspot.
The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide its Wärtsilä 31 main engine, the propulsion machinery, and the auxiliary engines for pelagic trawler under construction at a Norwegian shipyard.
A meeting of countries in the Wider Caribbean Region is renewing regional coordination to help implement IMO’s BWM Convention and thereby minimize the transfer of harmful aquatic organisms.
Following the arrival of the MOL Triumph (20,170 TEU) on 19 May and the Madrid Maersk (20,568 TEU) on the morning of Monday 12 June, the OOCL Hong Kong is expected to arrive in Rotterdam.
A tanker collides with an unknown ship off the Ivorian coast, causing a major oil spill and this was the scenario of an oil spill training exercise that took place in Abidjan and Assinie.
New vessel-sharing alliances and increased use of terminals pushed the number of containers flowing through the Port of Long Beach in May to a record high for the month.