Watch the video showing the crew of an offshore supply vessel performing dangerous task on deck in rough seas. Heavy waves washes away the crew on the deck as the ship pitches heavily over waves.
Archives for March 2014
For the fourth consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company.
The ME-GI is MAN Diesel & Turbo’s dual-fuel, two-stroke, gas-injection engine and represents the culmination of many years’ work that began in the 1990s with a prototype engine at a power plant near Tokyo.
In 1989, a tanker ran aground off the coast of Alaska, causing one of the worst oil spills in United States history. Nearly 25 years later, the lessons of the Exxon Valdez continue to resonate.
Wärtsilä Ship Design (WSD) Singapore has unveiled a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) design package aimed at ship owners and shipyards in the Asia-Pacific region, in conjunction with Asia Pacific Maritime 2014 event.
The world’s largest container ship propeller was loaded onto the Hyundai Together at the HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder on 15th March about noon. The ‘HHLA IV’ floating crane lifted the giant propeller, measuring 10.3 metres in diameter, weighing 113 tonnes and boasting five blades, from its pontoon into the belly of the ship.
A new app from Trelleborg Sealing Solutions aims to make it easier for engineers to specify seals and gain a more detailed understanding of the complex requirements and operation of hydraulic cylinders.
Women at the Helm is a short film which shows how the work of IMO, and others, is beginning to promote change for the better for women in shipping, and highlights first-hand experiences from some of those who have already succeeded.
Inaction of officer on watch (OOW), distraction by tasks other than navigation, and lack of lookout leads to collision of two vessel in good weather and visibility. Know more about the accident inside the article.