The Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) is backing the film A Hijacking, which it describes as “brutally accurate in its depiction of the horror inflicted on the victims of pirate attacks”.
Archives for March 2013
The world’s first fuelling vessel for LNG (liquefied natural gas) was christened in a traditional christening ceremony in Stockholm, by Helena Bonnier, the chairman of Ports of Stockholm (Stockholms Hamnar)
The first of the world’s largest container ships – Maersk’s Triple E Vessels is scheduled for delivery in July 2013. Watch the video of the assembling process of the Triple E Vessel in the shipyard.
Shell has launched the first 100% LNG powered tank barge at a Christening ceremony attended by Shell CEO Peter Voser at Peters Shipyards in The Netherlands.
Launching ceremony of the first from series, modern car – passenger ferry built for one of the Norwegian Owner took place in Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A.
With the advancement of technology, research vessels have revolutionized the way in which oceanic research is carried out in the deepest sea. Find out twelve such highly advanced and unique research vessels that have or will contribute greatly to the maritime world.
Sometimes prestigious ceremonies of ship and boat launching can miserably fail. Such ship launch disasters is a sad sight to watch. Mentioned herein as ten such boat and ship fail videos.
The MLC provides a set of comprehensive rights and protection at work for seafarers and aims to achieve minimum on board working conditions covering a wide range of matters, including working hours, health and safety, crew accommodation, seafarers’ welfare and seafarers’ contractual arrangements.
The Otso ice breaker commissioned by the Finnish maritime authority during the early 1980s is a revolutionary ice-breaking vessel assigned to carry out extensive operations near major Finnish harbors.