Commissioning INS Kochi, the second ship of the indigenously designed and constructed Project 15A (Kolkata-class) guided missile Destroyers, Shri Parrikar gave two examples to illustrate his point- that of transporting drinking water to Maldives when the latter’s water treatment plant was damaged last year, and the rescue and evacuation of nationals of over 20 countries from war-torn Yemen by the Indian Navy, without any damage to our platforms and personnel.
Archives for September 2015
Learn about the list of important ship surveys and inspections which deck officers must know in order to ensure vessel’s safety and seaworthiness.
Singapore has launched a S$12 million ($8.44 million) fund for companies to build vessels fuelled by liquefied natural gas, as the city-state tries to encourage use of LNG while also trying to maintain its role as the world’s top bunkering hub.
On Saturday 31 st October at 11.00 hrs. M.V. ‘Greenland’ bn 423 will be launched at the Ferus Smit Westerbroek Yard.
As world leaders prepare for key negotiations on climate change in Bonn and Paris later this year, IMO Secretary General Koji Sekimizu has issued a strong call for any discussion on shipping’s contribution to global CO2 emissions to be held at IMO.
Maersk Line has signed a contract with E.R. Schiffahrt and Bernhard Schulte, two experienced suppliers which are both currently providing time-charter services to Maersk Line.
The Coast Guard detained the motor vessel Rena in the Port of Tacoma, Thursday, due to safety deficiencies.
Leading classification society ClassNK has issued Statements of Compliance (SoC) to two ship recycling facilities in Gujarat, India, R. L. Kalthia Ship Breaking Pvt. Ltd. and Priya Blue Industries Pvt. Ltd., verifying that the facilities are in line with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 (HKC).
Ship owners are facing big challenges to meet new international emission, safety and environmental regulations. Expanding environmental zones, minimized operating costs and pollution emissions as well as crew comfort play an important role here.