For centuries, it evoked images of passengers and crew who escaped a troubled ship by sitting in an open boat, exposed to weather and rough seas, pulling oars to move away from trouble.
Archives for September 2015
GTT, the world leader in the design of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), announces that its new containment system Mark V has been granted General Approval for Ship Application (GASA) by the classification society DNV-GL.
INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) announced that the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project safely launched its central processing facility (CPF) on 19 September 2015 from the offshore floating dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where it is being constructed.
For those who dream of discovering the world beyond limits, DAMEN has launched the world’s first purpose-built, Polar Code compliant range of expedition yachts with true global capability – from extreme polar to remote tropical areas
This great infographic looks at some of the maritime piracy prone areas around the world as well as provides an insight into the ways ships can help fight piracy.
Today (24 September), IMO is celebrating World Maritime Day, with the theme “Maritime education and training”. World Maritime Day is an official United Nations day, celebrated every year, providing an opportunity to focus attention on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment and to emphasize a particular aspect of IMO’s work.
“The EU Council’s decision to entrust the IMO with the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from international shipping is a vote of confidence in the international organisation’s ability to deliver” claimed Patrick Verhoeven, ECSA Secretary General following the adoption of the EU Member States’ negotiating position at the UNFCCC in Paris (COP 21).
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has published a seminal Metocean Procedures Guide for Offshore Renewables, which is the first of its kind.
d’Amico International Shipping S.A., an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers Limited – Ireland entered into an agreement for the construction and sale of two new Long Range (LR1 – 75,000 DWT) modern product tanker vessels (the “Vessels”) with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd.