New Article information at Ship Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Ship Technology Ship Technology Global: Issue 42 In this issue: The changing nature of piracy, building the world’s largest hybrid vessel, the Port of Tilbury’s £1bn expansion plans, detecting toxic gas in shipping containers, cruise ship safety features, the problem of seafarer fatigue, and more. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:30:00 GMT Cruise hits an historic milestone as Iran’s shipping sector approaches full steam In mid-April, a cruise ship finished its first commercial Iranian voyage, in the process making a little bit of history. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:00:00 GMT Sirapinar Class ASD Tugs The Sirapinar-class azimuth stern drive (ASD) tugboats are being built by Sanmar to meet demand for compact tugs with high bollard pull capacity. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Waking up to the benefits of eco-friendly cruise trips Environmentally conscious tourism is on the rise, with more people concerned about the footprint they might leave behind at their chosen holiday destination. While cruise ships continue to be big polluters, some operators are waking up to the economi… Sun, 16 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Asleep at the helm: the dangerous impacts of seafarer fatigue At the beginning of this year, maritime trade association InterManager released the initial findings of Project MARTHA, the most comprehensive study on seafarer fatigue so far. What did the industry learn about the difficulties seafarers face at sea,… Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Port of Melbourne Situated on the mouth of the Yarra River, Victoria, Australia, the Port of Melbourne is owned by the state's Port of Melbourne Corporation. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Toxic boxes: a spotlight on dangerous gases in shipping containers The air quality inside shipping containers varies depending on the cargo inside and a whole range of other factors, including temperature and length of voyage. People are being exposed to potentially harmful levels of hazardous gases and chemicals, b… Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:00:00 GMT Port of Tema Expansion, Tema The port of Tema, located in Tema, Ghana, is undergoing major expansion works in order to triple its handling capacity. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:52:00 GMT Damen Responder 5413 Damen Responder 5413 is a new range of first line assistance vessels introduced by Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel is intended to serve governments and local authorities to provide assistance in relief and emergency operations. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hydrogen-powered vessel sets sail as bastion of green energy The hydrogen powered Energy Observer is preparing to start its six-year odyssey, in a mission to prove the validity of self-sufficient zero-emission technologies by becoming the first such vessel to sail around the world. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:21:00 GMT March's top stories: Development of ship intelligent awareness system, JSW Group plans $1.07bn investment Rolls-Royce entered a deal with Swedish ferry company Stena Line to jointly develop a ship intelligent awareness system, JSW Group is planning to make an investment of an additional Rs70bn ($1.07bn) to develop its ports. wraps up … Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Celebrity Edge Cruise Ship Celebrity Edge is a new Edge-class cruise ship being built by STX France for Celebrity Cruises, a part of Royal Caribbean Cruises. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Could NAFTA negotiations impact Mexico’s $5bn port expansion programme? Mexico is investing $5bn in its port infrastructure, despite President Trump’s threat to withdraw the US from the North American Free Trade Agreement. Julian Turner asks Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa of the Mexican Ports and Merchant Marine agency if the … Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Baru Gorgona Class Fast Supply Vessels Baru Gorgona-class is a fleet of 12 fast supply vessels built by ETP Engenharia in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for Intertug subsidiary Baru Offshore to support the operations of Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ship Technology Global: Issue 41 In this issue: Forecasts for the year ahead in the shipping industry, personalising the cruise experience with wearable technology, the challenge in selecting a ballast water treatment system, Mexico’s port expansion plans, and more. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:34:00 GMT Is piracy really on the way out? An attack by Somali pirates on a tanker vessel travelling to Mogadishu from Djibouti has rocked the maritime industry. Does it show that the piracy threat, worldwide, is as real as ever? Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT Hybrid vessels: here to stay, or fleeting trend? In January, Color Line and Ulstein agreed a letter of intent to build what they claim will be the world’s largest hybrid vessel to date. Contracts have now been signed, setting in motion a plan to unveil the vessel by 2019. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT Carnival Horizon Cruise Ship Carnival Horizon is the second of a series of Vista-class cruise ships being built by Fincantieri for Carnival Cruise Lines, a part of Carnival Corporation. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Celebrating the cultural dynamics of port cities For almost a decade, the European Sea Ports Organisation has been celebrating the unique relationship between ports and the wider community. Rather than allowing them to develop as insular economies, the ESPO Award encourages stronger social, cultura… Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:55:00 GMT Windea Leibniz Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Windea Leibniz is the second of two service operation vessels (SOVs) built by Ulstein Verft for Bernhard Schulte Offshore and ICBC Leasing. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT