The first in a series of 27,500 cbm ‘Dragon’ class vessels ordered by Evergas, has been delivered from the Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (SOE) shipyard in China.
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In a recent event, the keel laying ceremony of the Russia’s first atomic icebreaker “Siberia” Project 22220 took place at the Baltic Shipbuilding Factory, which is part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation.
Italy-based classification society RINA has launched a major ferry safety initiative. The Asset Integrity Management scheme for ro-pax ferries covers fire risk mitigation, single-failure risk assessment, enhanced planned maintenance and condition-based monitoring and also food and bacteriological risk management
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) is delighted to announce the first of a portfolio of soft skills courses tailored to the needs of engineers called Effective Presentations and Networking which will take place on July 29th 2015 at RINA headquarters in London.
International classification society and certification group Bureau Veritas has published a set of guidelines, NI 603, intended to help the development of current and tidal turbines. The guidelines are backed by a separate guide to certification for marine renewable energy devices including tidal turbines, wave energy converters and ocean thermal energy conversion.
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) announced that it will receive a prestigious award from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for developing the world’s first Hands-Free Mooring (HFM) system for ships transiting its locks.
Another landmark moment has taken place in Crowley Maritime Corp.’s history as VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on Taíno, the second of two liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container – Roll-On/Roll-Off (ConRo) ships.
The federal government on Wednesday ordered a company at the center of a Southern California oil spill to continue its efforts to clean up the pipeline breach that dumped crude onto a pristine stretch of shoreline and into the Pacific Ocean.
Nautilus has welcomed plans for a concentrated port state control inspection campaign later this year to focus on the dangers of enclosed spaces onboard merchant ships.