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
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the new three-year midterm management plan that will take effect in April 2014. MOL Group envisioned what it should look like in 2020, set the course to arrive there, and incorporated it into a three-year plan called “STEER FOR 2020”.
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.
Nearly 2.3 million charts were downloaded within 90 days of the beta release of NOAA’s new free PDF nautical charts, which provide up-to-date navigation information in this universally available file type. The free PDF charts are the latest in NOAA’s suite of easy-to-access navigational products and services, which also includes print-on-demand paper charts, electronic navigational charts and raster navigational charts.
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.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is honoured to be the classification society of choice for Mercy Ships latest endeavour, a new 36,600 GRT hospital ship scheduled for completion in 2017. The hospital ship will be designed by the Finnish firm Deltamarin and the vessel will be built at CSIC group’s Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China.