Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has published a comprehensive set of guidelines on LNG Bunkering, with the aim of speeding adoption of LNG as a ship’s fuel by kick-starting the LNG bunker chain.
Archives for July 2014
For records, the only way isn’t always up. Damen Marine Components (DMC), part of Damen Shipyards Group, has smashed its propeller nozzle world record by 33 percent downwards. This downsizing to an inside diameter of 665 millimetres only – from the previous 1,000 mm ‘entry level model’ – marks a new milestone for DMC’s Optima Nozzle series.
Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, has now placed operational reports and inventories of items recovered from the SS Central America shipwreck site on the company’s website .
To enable visitors to find their way around and pick and choose what to see and where to go, the Port Authority has now developed the Port of Antwerp App. With this app you can choose from a number of fixed routes, or even make up your own route, based on your preferences.
Britain’s biggest ever warship HMS Queen Elizabeth took to the water for the first time on 17th July as she was moved out of dry dock.
An able seaman onboard a general cargo vessel was found dead in his cabin during the voyage. Four days previously, the vessel had loaded a grain cargo which had required in-transit fumigation.
From anywhere in the world, customers can easily find selected DNV GL Maritime contacts and vessel information, dive into market insights, book training courses, and much more – thanks to the new Maritime mobile app.
History was made on July 15th, 2014 as the very first piece of steel was cut for Seven Seas Explorer: The Most Luxurious Ship Ever Built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy.
U.S. military operations now increasingly begin and end at sea – aboard a growing fleet of vessels that the Pentagon has specifically outfitted as floating command facilities, barracks and launch pads.