Britannia Maritime Security (BMS) is launching a unique laser which offers the private maritime security industry a non-lethal option for repelling hijackers or other potential attackers.
We know that it is Hollywood, but as the new blockbuster, Captain Phillips, premieres around the globe, MPHRP asks movie goers to remember that it is based on a true story involving real life seafarers.
Rolls-Royce has congratulated Sanmar Shipyard for the completion of the world’s first gas powered tug for Norwegian customer Buksér og Berging, which features Rolls-Royce Bergen C26:33L6PG engine fueled purely by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, a shipbuilding affiliate of Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, announced that it has successfully launched a 162,000 m3 LNG carrier built using the on-ground shipbuilding method for the first time in the world.
In an era where the market place is increasingly competitive and Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs) are seeking to differentiate themselves from their competition, the issue of standards and accreditation of the industry continues to draw big debate.
This ship concept makes it easier to find one’s sea legs, thanks to opposing waves created in specially-designed tanks fitted in the hull. The ship will house personnel working on offshore installations, and is optimized to provide the best possible comfort when moored adjacent to a platform.
The Panama Canal Expansion Program has made a significant stride forward as it reached 3 million cubic meters of concrete poured in the construction of the new lock complexes for the Expansion Program.
Collisions due to The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea not being followed, or due to the rules therein being incorrect applied, are a cause of many claims.
The World Maritime Day 2013 theme has been chosen in order to focus IMO’s efforts during 2013 on carrying out the commitments made at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, better known as Rio+20, held in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.