Improper use of ECDIS and lack of knowledge leads to grounding of a tanker ship. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
Archives for December 2014
A new passenger ferry being built for Swedish operator Rederi AB Gotland will be fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will feature a Wärtsilä integrated solution. The Wärtsilä integrated solution includes a complete LNG powered propulsion- and fuel storage and supply system, as well as comprehensive project services
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) announced the launch of their newest cargo ship MSC Oscar, which when launched in January 2015, will be the largest containership in the world with the capacity of 19,224 TEU.
Take a look at some of the extraordinary highlights from this world first FLNG project Prelude to liquefy natural gas at sea.
Watch the installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal successfully began on 17th December on the Atlantic side of the waterway.
The IMT982 Platform Supply Vessel was launched in a unique way, using the yards new gantry crane. At 22,000 tonnes SWL the “Honghai” crane is the largest moving gantry crane in the world. The IMT982 was light work for the crane! It was the first time the giant Honghai crane has been used.
The Dutch inland waterways have the capacity to serve as an alternative to road and rail transport. Therefore Rijkswaterstaat initiated the IDVV programme. Within this programme public and private parties, knowledge institutes, shippers, carriers, ports and terminals cooperate to make better use of the waterways.
GE Marine reports that its LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbine now powers the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) HMAS Canberra Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship. This recently commissioned ship is the first of two LHDs to be introduced into the RAN fleet.
MacGregor has received a contract from German shipbuilder Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for a comprehensive RoRo cargo access equipment package. It is destined for an LNG-powered RoRo ferry that will be constructed at the yard for the Australian owner, SeaRoad.