January 17, 2018
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 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.
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 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
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 is DAMEN’s 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
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.
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.
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. (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.
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
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.
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.
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
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-Shipping’s 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
January 15, 2018
Dubai-based Gulf Navigation Holding is to increase the company’s capital by over AED 448 million (US$121.9 million), taking the group’s total share capital to AED 1 billion (US$ 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 Navigation’s expansion plans to progress.
January 10, 2018
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 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
More onboard cyber vulnerability has been revealed, with maritime cyber defence firm Naval Dome demonstrating yet more ways hackers can compromise ship safety.
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.
The Alabama State Port Authority’s (ASPA) and APM Terminals' boards recently approved a $49.5 million expansion of the Port of Mobile container facility.
December 15, 2017
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
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
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 UAE’s pivotal role in promoting the international maritime system and driving the growth of international maritime trade.
December 13, 2017
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’s 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
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
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
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, the British company behind the development of the world’s 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 week’s METSTRADE where the two companies came together for the first time as manufacturer and distributor.
Jan. 29-31, 2018 • Amsterdam. Netherlands
Feb. 10-18, 2018 • Istambul, Turkey
Mar. 27-31, 2018 • Bilbao, Spain
June 4-8, 2018 • Athens, Greece
June 11-13, 2018 • Baku, Azerbaijan
Sept. 04-07, 2018 • Hamburg. Germany
Oct. 02-05, 2018 • St-Petersburg, Russia
June 4-7, 2019 • Oslo, Norway