A feasibility study around a hybrid powertrain SWATH, commissioned this year by CTruk, has given the company further impetus in its ongoing development of a hybrid electric offshore wind support vessel design.
South Korea is more than doubling the Ulsan port’s oil storage capacity by 2020 to meet the country’s rising oil demand. Throughput at the port has increased 3 percent annually from 2001 due to firm oil demand in the world’s fifth-largest crude importer, said Chong Rok Park, president of Ulsan Port Authority, at a storage conference in Singapore.
Every day, containers are loaded to or discharged from Maersk Line vessels. What happens in one port will impact what happens in the next; thus, it is important to stow a vessel properly and efficiently. A ship like the Triple-E, which can carry up to 18,000 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) containers, makes stowage a much more exciting challenge.
Polaris Shipping Co., Ltd., Korea Midland Power Co., Ltd., HHI, and Siemens Energy Solutions Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop MOBILE POWERSHIP, an integration of shipbuilding and power generating technology in which a highly efficient power generating facility will be installed onto a FSRU for the very first time in the world.
Australia approved on Tuesday major dredging work to expand a coal shipping port adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to attract more coal mining. The nod for further dredging at the Abbot Point port follows agreements not to dispose of up to 12 million cubic metres of waste inside the reef and instead use the material for land infill.
REAR ADMIRAL Bob Tarrant, Operations Commander of the EU Naval Force Somalia (EUNAVFOR), has said that following a recent strategic review exercise, the EU has decided that “Operation Atalanta” would be extended up to end in 2016.