Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Group company of MHI based in Yokohama, has received orders for two large, high-speed ferries from Shin Nihonkai Ferry Co., Ltd.
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Stolt Tankers reports that all fire aboard Stolt Groenland is now reported as extinguished, following an explosion onboard at about 11:00am local time whilst berthed at Yeompo Quay in the port of Ulsan, South Korea.
SHI received AiP from DNV GL for its A-max tankers using fuel cells with improved efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
MOL announced that, along with Associate Professor Shunji Umetani of Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, they have successfully developed a vessel allocation plan and cargo loading plan for car carriers based on “mathematical optimization,” one of the fundamental technologies of AI.
Rescue operations are continuing to find the other crew members, with significant maritime and air search resources deployed by the French and American authorities.
One of the world’s most advanced polar research vessels, RRS Sir David Attenborough, has been officially named at a special naming ceremony held at Cammell Laird’s Birkenhead, UK, shipyard on Thursday, 26 September 2019.
Let’s take a look at a few basic seamanship and good navigation practices on ships, which a navigator can use to save the day.
The time before the ship safety equipment survey is a hectic one for the crew as several important equipment and systems are required to be checked, overhauled and renewed. Learn about ten important points which ship’s crew must not miss when preparing for safety equipment survey.
Refrigeration system is one of the most important machinery systems on board ships that requires continuous monitoring and maintenance from ship’s engineers. Learn about eight most common problems that are seen in ship’s refrigerated system.