This week the Government of Papua New Guinea has been the target of global protests calling on the government to review the decision to award port operations in Lae and Port Moresby.
Archives for November 2017
The comprehensive checklist is designed to be used by shipmasters, crew, shipowners, and other key personnel in order to ensure vessels are safe, well-maintained and comply with regulations.
Successfully predicts ship performance at high accuracy; margin of error under 1.5%, according to trial with ship’s operational data in actual sea conditions
Cyberhawk Innovations, has been certified as an External Specialist by the ABS in providing inspections for internal tanks using UAVs.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao has confirmed the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor will receive one of the nation’s 10 FASTLANE small project grants for 2017.
New supporter of the international certification scheme offering discounts on various products and services to Green Award certified inland and ocean-going ships is Van der Velden Marine Systems B.V.
Climate change will disproportionately affect ports and port-based economies. This has led operators and governments to seek ways of reducing the environmental impact of their shipping and port activities.
Virgin Voyages’ keel laying was the lowering of the first section into the drydock. They also welded newly minted coins into the keel for good luck.