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Posidonia 2018
January 17, 2018

Brand consolidation at LK

LK, a provider of products and solutions in the HVAC and marine industry, has produced a joint brand platform. This states that, among other things, all subsidiaries are to be gathered under one and the same brand name: LK.

January 15, 2018

Kongsberg Digital: DNV GL Approval for Latest Kongsberg Digital Engine Room Simulators

Kongsberg Digital has received DNV-GL statements of compliance for two of its newest Engine Room Simulator models designed to provide in-depth training on the K-Sim Engine simulator platform. The DNV GL-ST-033 March 2017 Maritime Simulator Systems certification, which is based on the requirements of STCW Convention, Regulation I/12, was awarded to the DEDF Cruise Ferry and L11 MAN 6S70 ME SCC K-Sim Engine models in December 2017.

Hapag-Lloyd Container Engineering Director appointed to Container Owners Association Board

The Container Owners Association the international organisation representing container shipping lines and container leasing companies worldwide has appointed Frank Nachbar, Director - Container Engineering, Hapag-Lloyd, to its Board of Directors.

Minesto to Enhance Deep Green Product Range and Intensify Market Penetration Activities

Minesto intends to develop a smaller Deep Green device, DG100, which will provide the company with an additional commercial product to open new markets and business opportunities, including those in Asia. At the same time, Minesto intends to intensify and expand its activities for market penetration to establish the company's unique Deep Green technology in more markets.

January 12, 2018

High performance twins

The German port handling company EPAS recently received two new Liebherr mobile harbour cranes type LHM 420. Both cranes together can handle up to 248 tonnes in tandem lift operation. The two devices will further improve the logistic process at the Nordkai terminal in Emden, Germany.

GAME CHANGER sold and back at DAMEN for customisation

GAME CHANGER is DAMENs fourth Yacht Support vessel sold in the 70-metre segment, proving the ongoing demand for large yachting solutions for worldwide adventures, helicopter and dive operations. DAMEN has a total of 12 DAMEN Yacht Support vessels delivered or in build. The next available Yacht Support vessel is a 55-metre YS 5009 Adventure, which will be delivered before the summer this year.

January 11, 2018

New Baltic Exchange LNG Panellists Group

Following an approach by leading Baltic Exchange LNG shipbroking companies, the Baltic Exchange has formed the Baltic LNG Panellists Group. The move comes as the Baltic Exchange looks to develop a new Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Index comprising several routes for the evolving LNG shipping market.

PrimeServ Signs Maintenance Agreement with Arkas

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division, has signed an EMC maintenance contract with Arkas Shipping and Transport, operator of Turkey’s largest container fleet with 50 vessels.

NOBISKRUG and German Naval Yards Kiel Implement CostFact

In order to further advance the cost estimation and cost planning of complex and challenging projects, NOBISKRUG and German Naval Yards Kiel decided to implement the cost management system "CostFact".

Boston Carriers Inc. Announces Today Entry into Bareboat Charter Contract to Acquire a Vessel

Boston Carriers Inc. (OTC: BSTN) (“Boston” or the “Company”) announces that in December 2017 it entered into a contract to acquire a 46K dwt dry bulk carrier, 1996 built. Boston will provide a down payment of 500,000 USD together with the issuance 10,000,000 shares of common stock restricted for four years at a price of 0.05 USD per share prior to delivery of the vessel. Boston will pay 2,191 USD per day for a period of five years for having full use of the vessel. After the end of the payment schedule the vessel will be fully owned by Boston without any further payment.

Cement Carrier Lelie C returns to Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf for additional tank capacity

Two years after its previous visit the Lelie C, owned by Cebo Marine, has left Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) following a full maintenance programme and a significant upgrade to its cement carrying capacity. The three-week stopover included a full survey and a range of repairs and maintenance to prepare her for more years of reliable service.

January 10, 2018

De Poli Tankers and Marlink renew multi-band satcom commitment

Dutch ship owner De Poli Tankers BV has extended its contract with Marlink, securing high-bandwidth global communication using the Sealink Plus service for its fleet of eight chemical tankers and two gas tankers. De Poli Tankers' in-house ITC company, Maritime Performances BV, chose to retain the Sealink Plus service for the future as it combines high-bandwidth VSAT with unlimited L-band back-up in a single easy to manage bundle.

Norwegian offshore operator returns to Gibdock

Gibdock has extended its impressive track record in the offshore vessel sector, following the visit of the 5700dwt 3D seismic survey vessel Polar Marquis, operated by Norwegian company GC Rieber Shipping. The Bergen-based offshore shipping specialist is a repeat customer for Gibdock, having docked several vessels for repair and renewal in the past.

Rolls-Royce Honored as Team Freedom LCS Supplier of the Year

Recognized for their track record of exceptional performance and commitment to affordability, Rolls-Royce was named as the 2017 Team Freedom [NYSE: LMT] Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Supplier of the Year at the 30th annual Surface Navy Association National Symposium.

January 09, 2018

Nor-Shipping uncovers ocean opportunity with launch of Opening Oceans in Denmark in 2018

Leading global maritime event week Nor-Shipping is making its first move outside Norway, with a new initiative to help maritime and ocean industry players realise the almost limitless business potential of the ocean space. Nor-Shippings Opening Oceans Conference, taking place in Copenhagen from 2-3 May 2018, will bring businesses together to illustrate and discuss key opportunities, equip delegates with the tools to tackle them, and facilitate fresh collaborations

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January 15, 2018

Gulf Navigation to raise capital through IPO

Dubai-based Gulf Navigation Holding is to increase the companys capital by over AED 448 million (US$121.9 million), taking the groups total share capital to AED 1 billion (US$ 272.6 million). This will be achieved through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) that will be launched in the first quarter of this year, to enable Gulf Navigations expansion plans to progress.

January 10, 2018

Societe Generale joins SEALNG

Societe Generale will be the first financial institution to join the SEALNG coalition, joining a growing band of industry leaders from across the LNG value chain.

December 23, 2017

Denison Expands Cryptocurrency Use Following First Bitcoin Yacht Deal

Denison Yachting has announced that it will accept Bitcoin as payment for new yachts, following the completion of its first ever sale of a yacht involving Bitcoin.

December 22, 2017

Naval Dome exposes vessel vulnerabilities to cyber attack

More onboard cyber vulnerability has been revealed, with maritime cyber defence firm Naval Dome demonstrating yet more ways hackers can compromise ship safety.

Exmar takes delivery of world's first barge-based FSRU from Wison

Wison Offshore & Marine has delivered the world's first barge-based FSRU to Exmar. The 25,000 cu m FSRU barge built at Wison Nantong shipyard has a re-gasification capacity of 600MMSCFD.

Alabama port authority, APM Terminals approve container facility expansion

The Alabama State Port Authoritys (ASPA) and APM Terminals' boards recently approved a $49.5 million expansion of the Port of Mobile container facility.

December 15, 2017

Quebec port to construct container terminal

The Quebec Port Authority (QPA) on Tuesday announced plans to build a container terminal that could serve as a new international economic hub geared toward logistics facilities, distribution centers and other new businesses.

December 14, 2017

Making ECDIS compliance easier

Cybersecurity threats at sea are not much different to those onshore and yet onboard electronic systems such as ECDIS have not always kept up even though it is important to do so

UAE wins historic IMO vote

After a lengthy and well organised campaign to support its case, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first Arab country to win Category B membership of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council. Its success followed an election that included nominees from 11 leading countries in the international marine trade sector, such as Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Brazil, Argentina, France and Australia. The declaration was made during the 30th General Assembly meeting in London, amidst considerable international praise for the UAEs pivotal role in promoting the international maritime system and driving the growth of international maritime trade.

December 13, 2017

PolyOne Launches New Hammerhead Marine Composites

PolyOne has announced it will unveil Hammerhead™ Marine Composite Panels at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) in Orlando, Fla. this week. With a weight savings of more than 50% versus plywood, these continuous-fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite panels offer boat manufacturers a lighter, more efficient alternative to traditional marine construction materials.

December 12, 2017

Esvagt keeps Nobelwind and Belwind running

Esvagts latest newbuilding, Esvagt Mercator, was named on the 1st of December 2017 in Oostende, Belgium by godmother Stine Würtz Jepsen. Esvagt Mercator has recently indicated a 10-year contract as Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for more then 100 wind turbines in Belgian waters.

November 30, 2017

CMB launches hydrogen powered passenger test vessel

As the race continues to develop alternative, zero emission, fuel sources for shipping Belgian shipping group CMB has launched the first hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville.

November 28, 2017

Neo-Panamax cranes arrive at Port of Savannah

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) received four Neo-Panamax cranes last week for use at the Port of Savannah. Once commissioned, the cranes will bring the port's fleet to 30. Six additional cranes will arrive in 2020, according to a GPA press release.

November 27, 2017

FTIs Refreshed Berlin Heads to Cuba and the Caribbean

The Berlin has completed her annual refreshing in drydock in Rijeka that included renovation of public rooms and technical upgrades, according to FTI Cruises.

November 25, 2017

Cox Powertrain Introduces new Dutch Distributor at METSTRADE

Cox Powertrain, the British company behind the development of the worlds highest power density diesel outboard engine, the CXO300, has announced De Wolf Maritime Safety as its distributor for the Netherlands and Belgium. The announcement took place during last weeks METSTRADE where the two companies came together for the first time as manufacturer and distributor.

Coming Events
Maritime Vortal
January, 2018

LNG Bunkering Summit 2018

Jan. 29-31, 2018 • Amsterdam. Netherlands

Direct Email
February, 2018

CNR Eurasia Boat Show 2018

Feb. 10-18, 2018 • Istambul, Turkey

March, 2018

World Maritime Week 2018

Mar. 27-31, 2018 • Bilbao, Spain

June, 2018

Posidonia 2018

June 4-8, 2018 • Athens, Greece

Caspian International Boat and Yacht Show

June 11-13, 2018 • Baku, Azerbaijan

September, 2018


Sept. 04-07, 2018 • Hamburg. Germany

October, 2018

Offshore Marintec Russia

Oct. 02-05, 2018 St-Petersburg, Russia

June, 2019

Nor-Shipping 2019

June 4-7, 2019 • Oslo, Norway

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