The German Navy’s third F125-class frigate Sachsen-Anhalt was recently christened during a ceremony held in Hamburg. The ship is powered by a GE LM2500 gas turbine-based system.
Archives for April 2016
The International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have agreed to invest USD 3 million in Ukrainian marine training.
An independent safety study into the Panama Canal expansion, which was commissioned by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and released this morning at a press conference in Panama City, has raised pressing concerns about the canal’s new locks. The ITF commissioned the study, which was carried out by Brazil’s Fundação Homem de Mar (FHM), […]
In October 2015, Norwegian Cruise Line (Norwegian) received the first vessel in its new Breakway Plus Class. The 164,600 GT Norwegian Escape is not only Norwegian’s largest cruise ship to date, but also one of the largest cruise ships in the world. On board are prominent Alfa Laval systems in a range of key applications.
The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) endorses the resolution adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to make it mandatory in future for all vessels to record their CO2 emissions.
The High Representative and the European Commission set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic.
The United Nations Security Council Libya sanctions committee blacklisted on Wednesday an Indian-flagged tanker carrying crude oil shipped by the rival eastern Libya government, said diplomats, which would prevent it from entering any ports.
As piracy on the world’s seas continues to fall, new figures from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) highlight growing violence off the coast of West Africa, where 44 seafarers have been captured so far this year.
The Panama Canal will hold a draw on Friday, April 29, to select the first vessel which will transit through the Expanded Canal when it is inaugurated on Sunday, June 26. The draw will take place at the Panama Canal Administration Building and a Notary Public to serve as witness.