Drydocks World and Maritime World the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors has received the “Innovative solution” Award at the distribution of “International Business Excellence Awards” ceremony.
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As part of KiwiRail’s commitment to greater sustainability the Interislander ferry Arahura is trialling Fuel Oil Emulsion (FOE) technology in one of the ship’s auxiliary engines. FOE burns more completely than unmodified fuel and so uses less fuel, emissions are lower and the engines run cooler and so should require less maintenance.
Ship cadet’s ‘Can Do’ attitude leads To serious Injuries and internal bleeding after falling in water. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
The IMRF, the charity supporting maritime SAR service globally, and McMurdo the world leaders in search and rescue and maritime domain awareness solutions, today announced a partnership aiming at several key search and rescue (SAR) initiatives to be launched at next week’s World Maritime Rescue Congress in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Charterers representing twenty percent of global shipped tonnage now have policies in place to avoid using the most inefficient ships based on the GHG Emissions Rating.
China outlined a strategy to boost its naval reach on Tuesday and held a groundbreaking ceremony for two lighthouses in disputed waters, developments likely to escalate tensions in a region already jittery about Beijing’s maritime ambitions.
More than two dozen marine mammals and nearly 40 birds, most of them pelicans, have been collected dead and alive from along California’s oil-fouled coastline near Santa Barbara in the week since a petroleum pipeline ruptured there, wildlife officials said on Tuesday.
While discharging units of wood pulp into the cargo hold of a small inland river barge using the ship’s crane and a spreader, the cargo runner wire failed 10 metres from the block. Read more inside the article.
Here’s an amazing time-lapse video of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN-711) pulling into the floating dry dock Arco (ARDM-5) at Naval Base Point Loma.