AIDAsol cruise ship received environmentally friendly power from the LNG Hybrid Barge for the first time. Becker Marine Systems’ barge, christened the HUMMEL, provides 7.5 megawatts of low-emission power to AIDAsol during its layover at port.
Norsepower and Bore announced the successful sea trial of Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution, a new wind power technology for ships.
CEO of The Ocean Cleanup announced that the world’s first system to passively clean up plastic pollution from the world’s oceans is to be deployed in 2016.
A heritage committee of the UNESCO cultural agency stopped short on Friday of placing Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on an “in danger” list, but raised long-term concerns about its future.
IRS achieved a zero excess factor, placing the society just seven places behind IACS member societies on the list of high performing recognised organisations (ROs). In its Annual Report 2014, the Tokyo MoU reported that of the 863 inspections carried out on IRS-classed ships only 1.16% resulted in detentions across the three-year period.
Leading standby vessel operator Atlantic Offshore Rescue will on Friday 29th May, unveil the third new vessel in the past 12 months as part of its fleet modernisation programme, representing an investment totaling £300 million.
South Korean shipbuilder, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, announced that they now offer a tailored NAPA-DSME Power solution for LNG carriers built by DSME
Israeli dockworkers ended a two-day strike on Thursday that had shut down the country’s two main seaports in protest at the creation of new foreign-run ports.
BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has been appointed Owners Engineer and lead design consultant by Endeavour Energy for the development of the LNG storage and regasification facility, a part of the Ghana 1000 Gas to Power Project and Africa’s first LNG import terminal.
The International Register of Shipping has submitted goal-based new ship construction standards for verification audit by the International Maritime Organisation.
LR recently signed a significant contract with COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard in China for the classification of seven new 3,600 teu container ships. Owned by Maersk Line, the vessels will be built to Danish Flag and have a length of 200 meters and a breadth of 35.2 meters.
The first in a series of 27,500 cbm ‘Dragon’ class vessels ordered by Evergas, has been delivered from the Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (SOE) shipyard in China.
In a recent event, the keel laying ceremony of the Russia’s first atomic icebreaker “Siberia” Project 22220 took place at the Baltic Shipbuilding Factory, which is part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation.
Italy-based classification society RINA has launched a major ferry safety initiative. The Asset Integrity Management scheme for ro-pax ferries covers fire risk mitigation, single-failure risk assessment, enhanced planned maintenance and condition-based monitoring and also food and bacteriological risk management
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) is delighted to announce the first of a portfolio of soft skills courses tailored to the needs of engineers called Effective Presentations and Networking which will take place on July 29th 2015 at RINA headquarters in London.
International classification society and certification group Bureau Veritas has published a set of guidelines, NI 603, intended to help the development of current and tidal turbines. The guidelines are backed by a separate guide to certification for marine renewable energy devices including tidal turbines, wave energy converters and ocean thermal energy conversion.
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) announced that it will receive a prestigious award from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for developing the world’s first Hands-Free Mooring (HFM) system for ships transiting its locks.
Another landmark moment has taken place in Crowley Maritime Corp.’s history as VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc., officially began construction on Taíno, the second of two liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container – Roll-On/Roll-Off (ConRo) ships.
The federal government on Wednesday ordered a company at the center of a Southern California oil spill to continue its efforts to clean up the pipeline breach that dumped crude onto a pristine stretch of shoreline and into the Pacific Ocean.
Nautilus has welcomed plans for a concentrated port state control inspection campaign later this year to focus on the dangers of enclosed spaces onboard merchant ships.
Drydocks World and Maritime World the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors has received the “Innovative solution” Award at the distribution of “International Business Excellence Awards” ceremony.
As part of KiwiRail’s commitment to greater sustainability the Interislander ferry Arahura is trialling Fuel Oil Emulsion (FOE) technology in one of the ship’s auxiliary engines. FOE burns more completely than unmodified fuel and so uses less fuel, emissions are lower and the engines run cooler and so should require less maintenance.
Ship cadet’s ‘Can Do’ attitude leads To serious Injuries and internal bleeding after falling in water. Learn more about the accident inside the article.
The IMRF, the charity supporting maritime SAR service globally, and McMurdo the world leaders in search and rescue and maritime domain awareness solutions, today announced a partnership aiming at several key search and rescue (SAR) initiatives to be launched at next week’s World Maritime Rescue Congress in Bremerhaven, Germany.