Watch the launching failure of a beautiful Northern Marine expedition yacht at the dock on her maiden voyage.
Archives for May 2014
The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) approved changes to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention that will require verification of container weights as a condition for loading packed export containers aboard ships.
In a real accident, despite the attempts by the AB to secure the winch brake, the anchor chain continued to run out and the last length of chain broken loose from the chain locker, hitting and fatally injuring the AB fatally by the bitter end.
On 20 May 2014, a pamphlet entitled Safe Passage: The Straits of Singapore and Malacca was officially launched at the 93rd session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee meeting currently taking place in London.
Watch this shocking video of a ship at speed crashing into land. It seems the ship lost control or there was failure of some machinery system.
ALE has completed another world record with the load-out of the 47,830t Arkutun Dagi topside. This weight, which was the combination of the 42,695t topside positioned on a 5,135t load-out support frame is the heaviest to be loaded-out in the world.
A ship’s captain decides to have some fun by scaring away the flock of seagulls resting on the ship’s deck. What results is a beautiful and interesting scene which only mariners get a chance to witness. Watch the video inside the article.
This film tells the story of how IMO, a specialised agency of the United Nations, and IPIECA, an oil industry body, work together to help create resources and expertise in areas least able to cope with the disastrous effects of a oil spill.
A new spar platform being built for Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen field off the coast of Norway will feature Wärtsilä’s Inert Gas and Nitrogen Generator systems. The contract has been issued in the first quarter 2014 by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of South Korea, the yard building the platform.