Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) in a consortium with Van Hattum en Blankevoort (Royal VolkerWessels) and TBI subsidiary Mobilis has been awarded a contract by the Port of Rotterdam Authority to build quay walls and a jetty, as well as to execute related activities for the construction of a new tank terminal in the port of Rotterdam.
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The Port of Townsville has received approval to fund a $27.3 million investment into new cranes and cargo handling infrastructure.
JAXPORT achieved double-digit growth in container volumes in the first two months of fiscal year 2018, moving 204,492 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU, the industry standard for measuring containers), compared to 165,571 TEU during the same period in FY2017. JAXPORT’s fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.
The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its service offering by acquiring Trident B.V., a Netherland based company specialised in underwater ship maintenance, inspection, and repair services. Through the acquisition Wärtsilä becomes the first global operator in the underwater services market.
From 1 January 2018 owners of Class 1, 2, 3 and 4 domestic commercial vessels that are ‘existing vessels’ will start upgrading to contemporary safety equipment standards, as outlined in the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV).
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Japanese multi-modal transport company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), to collaborate in the development of its intelligent awareness system.
Damen Services Brisbane, the Queensland service hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, has taken its Seminar on the road. Sydney City Marine has hosted a 1 day technical seminar on vessel automation systems. Damen Services Brisbane has mobilised the complete automation simulator which was set up to compliment the training presentation.
Piraeus-based Technava have commenced with the promotion of the Maersk Fluid Technology’s (MFT) SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board (BOB) system as the official sales agent for the technology in Greece and Cyprus.
Naval Dome has demonstrated the maritime industry’s nightmare security scenario with a series of cyber penetration tests on systems in common use aboard tankers, containerships, super yachts and cruiseships.