Put into operation in 2006, Provalys is one of the largest and most advanced LNG carriers in the world. The LNG ship has a capacity of 154,000 m3 and is propelled by dual fuel engines and electric propulsion.
Archives for February 2013
Mark V Class Vessels are the world’s largest Ro-Ro ships owned by Wilhelmsen and constructed by Mitsubishi. The advanced Mark V Class is a series of four vessels Roro with M/V Tonsberg as the first.
Today the new LeaderSHIP 2020 strategy to increase the competitiveness of European maritime technology was presented by Vice President of the European Commission responsible for enterprise and industry policy Antonio Tajani, together with SEA Europe, the European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association.
The International Shipping Federation (ISF), which represents maritime employers globally, is calling on port states to facilitate the right of seafarers to shore leave, in line with governments’ international treaty obligations, by proposing a new pragmatic approach to visa requirements.
Current measurements of the ESA ice thickness satellite CryoSat-2 have shown that the total mass of the Arctic sea ice was 36 per cent smaller last autumn than during the same period in the years 2003 to 2008.
Immediate repairs to the Emma Maersk are being completed according to schedule. Weather permitting, Emma Maersk was towed to a repair facility on Sunday, 17 February 2013, at around 6am Egyptian time.
MV Hallaig is the first passenger/vehicular ferrying Ro-Ro ship in the world to be equipped with a multi-fueling system. The world’s first hybrid ferry is built under the “Low Emissions Hybrid Ferries Project”.
The World’s First Ultra-Long-Stroke Ship Engine has passed its official first shop test. The ship engine will power a VLCC due for delivery by the Daewoo yard in May of this year.
Seafarers have to face several problems while planning to quit sailing. Is it possible for maritime professionals to stay focused and motivated when planning to quit sailing?