The delivery in early May of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Barito Equator demonstrates how Indonesia’s developing maritime industry is building ever more complex vessels. The 2,500 m3 capacity Damen TSHD 2500 is the first of its kind built in Indonesia and also the largest Damen standard hopper dredger built to date.
Antwerp Port Authority is investing in green technology with an “environmental discount” of up to 20% for ships that meet certain conditions. In this way it encourages more sustainable shipping.
The death toll from a Chinese cruise ship which capsized during a storm in the Yangtze River jumped to 331 on Saturday, leaving around 100 still missing, as the boat operator apologised and said it would cooperate with investigations.
The subject of CO2 transportation by pipeline is of increasing importance as many governments and communities worldwide come to terms with the challenges of carbon capture and storage (CCS) for the mitigation of climate change.
Deltamarin launched their new showcase ro-pax vessel “DeltaChallenger” during the Nor-Shipping 2015 exhibition in Oslo.
As of June 2nd 2015, DOF ASA is pleased to announce that the Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel (OSCV) Skandi Africa, delivered from Vard Søviknes to our subsidiary DOF Subsea, has been named “Ship of the Year 2015” in Norway.
After several months of negotiations, the tuna company Albacora, the UGT and the global trade union, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), signed the first collective agreement covering non-European Union nationals employed on the company’s boats.
Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) together with the European Union’s MARSAFENET (COST Action IS1105) are delighted to announce the publishing of a new international and independent guidance for ‘Deprivation of Liberty at Sea’, which is available from today via the HRAS website.
The death toll from a Chinese cruise ship that capsized on the Yangtze River has climbed to 82, state media said on Friday, as authorities righted the battered vessel and said there was no chance of finding anyone else alive.
A new survey from Moore Stephens has revealed that levels of sound enterprise and business risk management are currently satisfactory in the shipping industry.