The Rolls-Royce Unified Bridge Design has won this year’s Ergonomics Design Award, presented by the UK Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors. The award recognises industrial design which puts the customer at the heart of the process using their views to generate ideas, develop concepts and test prototypes and finished products.
Archives for October 2015
Until now, there has been no international standard describing the methods for fiscal measurements and suitability for liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, despite the growing international market for small scale LNG bunkering.
APL Limited has agreed to pay the government $9.8 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act in connection with a contract to provide GPS tracking of shipping containers in Afghanistan, the Justice Department announced today.
Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and the world’s leading builder of cruise ships, has selected Intergraph Smart™ Yard to improve the execution of international large-scale cruise, military and merchant shipbuilding projects.
GTT, CMA CGM (and its subsidiary CMA Ships) and DNV GL released a technical and feasibility study for a new mega box ship today – the Piston Engine Room Free Efficient Containership PERFECt.
Totaling $662 million, the acquisition has increased Teekay Tankers’ (TNK) Suezmax fleet from 10 to 22 vessels. It also increased the fleet value to $1.7 billion and reduced its average age by 1.2 years.
Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS) said on Wednesday the first cargo vessel containing 60,000 tonnes of liquefied natural gas, the first shipment of GLNG project from Gladstone, arrived in South Korea’s Pyongtaek port on Oct. 27.
On 22 September 2015 a round table meeting took place in St Petersburg, Russia to look at what motivates women to embark upon a career in challenging professions, such as at sea and in space, that have been traditionally the preserve of men.
ESC Global Security (ESCGS) has welcomed the decision by the Contact Group for Piracy off the Coast of Somalia to reduce the size of the Indian Ocean High Risk Area, but warns the review could lead to a flood of weapons on to the black market as more PMSCs go bust.