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Southeast Asia’s shipbuilding evolution
29 May, 2015 | by Eva Grey
As the global shipbuilding industry struggles to recover from the 2008 market downturn, a group of Southeast Asian countries are rapidly surfacing as new production hubs. From the Philippines...
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Ship Technology Global: Issue 20 27 May, 2015 In this issue: Southeast Asia’s emerging shipbuilding hubs, innovations in port security technology, man overboard detection for the cruise industry, BlackBerry’s new offering for the...

Wellness at Sea: improving seafarers’ lives 20 May, 2015 by Eva Grey A new programme geared towards preventing mental health issues among seafarers has recently set sail. Eva Grey looks into its innovative approach and how it hopes to tackle the dwindling...

Safe hands: the role of the maritime pilot 15 May, 2015 by Chris Lo Used for centuries, maritime pilots are charged with the tricky task of manoeuvring ships through dangerous and congested passages. How does one become a maritime pilot and what does it take...

April’s top stories: Water repellent superyachts, Iran seizes Maersk vessel 08 May, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri Nautilus criticised South Korean court's sentencing of Sewol ferry captain, GD Nassco built the world’s first LNG-powered containership, and international shipping associations developed...

March’s top stories: Panama Canal expansion, sunken Japanese battleship 01 April, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri Panama Canal Authority planned new $17bn expansion project, IMO agreed to protect Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, and Stena Line launched the world's first methanol-powered...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 19 30 March, 2015 In this issue: a new wind-LNG hybrid vessel concept, forecasts for the global tanker market, robotic help for ballast water tank maintenance, a new vision for a Nicaragua canal, tackling...

Contango market brings risks and rewards as tanker firms react to a low oil price 24 March, 2015 With the price of Brent crude remaining low, oil tanker operators are taking advantage of contango market conditions as investors look to store reserves offshore to sell later at a profit....

Unanswered questions at the Nicaragua Canal 18 March, 2015 by Chris Lo The $50bn Nicaragua Canal scheme promises to bring huge economic benefits to Central America's poorest country. But with a laundry list of unanswered questions surrounding the project's plans...

Eniram - cleantech innovator sets its sights on fuel saving technology 10 March, 2015 It’s been a good year for Eniram. The Helsinki-based provider of fuel-saving technology to the shipping industry was named in the prestigious 2014 Global Cleantech Top 100 and took top honours...

February’s top stories: US pays for reef damage, OMM evades UN sanctions 06 March, 2015 by Bhavana Navuluri North Korea renamed ships to evade sanctions, Wärtsilä engines are to power the world’s first CNG carrier, and seafarers will operate under new regulations in polar waters....

Cargo overboard - salvaging the problem of lost shipping containers 04 March, 2015 by Elly Earls A recent survey found that, on average, 1,679 containers are lost at sea each year, but how accurate are these figures and what is being done to reduce...

Mega shippers - the world’s 10 biggest shipping companies 24 February, 2015 From Danish major Møller-Maersk to Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ship-technology.com profiles the world’s top 10 biggest shipping companies based on TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent...

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