Sanmar has completed the first of two tugs for Norwegian customer Buksér og Berging, which each feature two Rolls-Royce Bergen C26:33L6PG engines fueled purely by liquefied natural gas (LNG). It will be operated by Norwegian state oil company Statoil at its Kårstø gas terminal.
Archives for November 2013
Britannia Maritime Security (BMS) is launching a unique laser which offers the private maritime security industry a non-lethal option for repelling hijackers or other potential attackers.
The video shows an extremely strange incident wherein the barge being launched pulls a bulldozer along with it into the water. The bulldozer eventually sinks and disappears.
A ship’s captain describes a real life incident regarding how around 10 stowaways used a fake panel to hide inside the shipping containers at an African port.
In October, 2013, the first of three new-generation stealth destroyers for the U.S. Navy, the USS Zumwalt, was launched at Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine. Here’s a great timelapse video showing its transition from dry dock to float-off on the Kennebec River.
The Triple E-class vessel Mary Maersk docked in the port of Antwerp is the newest and largest container carrier in the world. With a length of 399 metres, beam of 59 metres and capacity of 18,000 TEU this is the newest and largest container carrier in the world.
A US Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Barbers Point flew approximately 1,036 miles to airdrop a container of life-saving blood to a cruise ship northeast of the Hawaiian islands.
The float-out of the 146,600 gt cruise ship Norwegian Getaway, which is built for the US cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line, occurred few days back. The cruise ship is scheduled for delivery in mid-January 2014.
An infographics explaining all the important and “talked about” green technologies which are being used to make eco-friendly ships in the maritime industry.