A new regulation aimed at protecting seafarers who need to enter enclosed spaces, by requiring ships to carry portable atmosphere testing equipment on board, enters into force on 1 July 2016.
Watch this amazing 4K construction time-lapse movie of Panama Canal Expansion, showcasing progress from March 2011 to June 2016. Watch over 5 years of progress in just 2 minutes with HD photos and panoramic imagery.
In the run up to the International Day of the Seafarer on June 25, 2016, SRI has released a short hard-hitting film designed to raise awareness of the ever present risk of seafarers facing abandonment.
Ronaldo has spent more than half of his life at sea cooking for his mates, which he also calls his family. Know more about him in this video.
This week Boskalis will transport and install The Ocean Cleanup’s North Sea prototype, the first ocean cleanup system ever tested at sea, 23 km (12 NM) off the Dutch coast.
Iconic Ocean Liner, the Queen Mary 2 , the flagship of the Cunard shipping company receives the greatest modernization-program since the start of 2004.
Austal Limited is pleased to announce that Austal Australia has successfully launched Hull 392, a 70 metre offshore crew transfer vessel for Caspian Marine Services Limited (CMS) of Azerbaijan, at the company’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia.
DNV GL has issued a report on fire incidents in Ro-Ro spaces to address growing safety concerns in this segment and provide guidance to shipowners. DNV GL’s “Fires on Ro-Ro decks” has examined fires within Ro-Ro spaces on Ro-Pax vessels, vehicle carriers and general Ro-Ro cargo vessels and has identified 35 such fires between 2005 and 2016.
The video shows the loading process of large project cargo (crane) parts, using the onboard loading gear. It gives a good impression on the versatility of the single box shaped hold in combination with a full movable tweendeck and the unobstructed main deck area due to the forward deckhouse.
On 16 June the Baltic Shipyard in St Petersburg floated out the universal nuclear icebreaker Arktika (project 22220). Metal for the body of this, the world’s largest and most powerful icebreaker, was supplied by OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (“MMK”).