The Liberian Registry has demonstrated once again its reputation as the world’s most technologically advanced ship registry by enabling shipowners and managers to apply online for certification under the major international liability conventions.
DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that it will supply 14 RayClean ballast water treatment systems to a series of new container vessels to be built at COSCO Zhoushan shipyard in China, for the Danish shipping giant Maersk Line.
A new 5800 m3 LNG bunker and feeder vessel, being built for Sirius Veder Gas AB at Royal Bodewes, Hoogezand, in the Netherlands, will be powered by a Wärtsilä propulsion solution. The contract with Wärtsilä was placed in September.
Doosan Engine has reported that the initial start of an MAN B&W 11G95ME-C9.5 two-stroke engine took place during October 2015 at its works in Korea –a successful shop-test subsequently followed.
Wessels Reederei, the German shipping company, has signed a contract with MAN Diesel & Turbo at the Europort exhibition for maritime technology to retrofit the 8L48/60B main engine of its 1,000-teu container ship ‘Wes Amelie’ to dual-fuel operation.
The Berth 9 Extension at the Port of Felixstowe, the Port of Britain, has been opened by Dr Therese Coffey MP, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons.
The CMA CGM Group and French wooden toys manufacturer VILAC have created a cobranding partnership and together launched a high quality wooden toy – “My first container ship” – for children over the age of 3. This beautiful item was designed according to the largest CMA CGM container ships.