An inaugural female-led beach clean-up exercise in east and southern Africa has helped raise awareness of the problem that marine litter poses to the environment.
Archives for July 2019
During dry dock, the ship’s stern tube is opened up for inspection of the seals, the stern cylinder, and the shaft. Learn about the procedure for performing ship’s stern tube integrity test in the dry dock.
A ship engineer must be able to guide the ship’s welder in identifying the metal of the machine or structural member that is to be repaired and suggest suitable electrode for welding the same. This guide to welding electrodes on ships is a must read for every marine engineer.
At 1,200 acres, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal is the largest single-operator terminal in the U.S. With 151 rubber-tired gantry cranes and 30 ship-to-shore cranes, the GPA completes nearly 20,000 container moves per day to vessel, truck and rail.
Marinvest has announced that its ‘Mari Jone’ and ‘Mari Boyle’, two of the first vessels powered by dual-fuel ME-LGI engines operating on methanol, have each passed 10,000 operating hours on the alternative fuel.
MOL announced that it will cooperate in a survey related to marine plastic pollution, hosted by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC).
Tomini Shipping has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to sell to unaffiliated third parties. The 2012 built vessels Tomini Victory & Tomini Sincerity will be delivered to the buyers by the first week of August 2019.
Shipping ports have been used since the very ancient times . Many of these ancient ports are still very much in use around the world. In this article we present you some of the world’s top 15 oldest and most beautiful shipping ports and finest destinations.
Iranian cargo ship Shabahang that was on its way to Russia with over 1000 tons of cargo onboard has completely sunk. The ship’s personnel were rescued and taken to Baku.