New News information at Ship Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.ship-technology.com http://www.ship-technology.com/ en-us http://www.ship-technology.com/ New News information at Ship Technology http://www.ship-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif OPC and CHEC to expand container terminal at Puerto Cortes port in Honduras http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsopc-chec-to-expand-container-terminal-at-puerto-cortes-port-in-honduras-5720631 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsopc-chec-to-expand-container-terminal-at-puerto-cortes-port-in-honduras-5720631 International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) subsidiary Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana (OPC) has entered a deal with the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to expand the first phase of a specialised container and cargo terminal in the… Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Maranda consortium, Cargotec, Royal Boskalis Westminster http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-maranda-consortium-cargotec-royal-boskalis-westminster-5720923 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-maranda-consortium-cargotec-royal-boskalis-westminster-5720923 The Maranda consortium has secured €3m ($3.19m) in EU funding under its Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking programme. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT WinGD and Propulsion Analytics to develop new diagnostics system for diesel and dual-fuel engines http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswingd-propulsion-analytics-to-develop-new-diagnostics-system-for-diesel-and-dual-fuel-engines-5720686 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswingd-propulsion-analytics-to-develop-new-diagnostics-system-for-diesel-and-dual-fuel-engines-5720686 Switzerland-based Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has signed an agreement with Greece’s ship performance monitoring specialist Propulsion Analytics to jointly develop an improved diagnostics system for its two-stroke diesel and dual-fuel engines. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT GEE to telecast International Cricket Council events onboard cruise ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgee-to-telecast-international-cricket-council-events-on-board-cruise-ships-5720177 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgee-to-telecast-international-cricket-council-events-on-board-cruise-ships-5720177 Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has signed a licensing deal with International Cricket Council (ICC) to broadcast major events aboard cruise ships using its global VSAT networks. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT TTS Group delivers new shipset to Shanghai Shipyard in China http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newstts-group-delivers-new-shipset-to-shanghai-shipyard-in-china-5720185 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newstts-group-delivers-new-shipset-to-shanghai-shipyard-in-china-5720185 Norway-based TTS Group has delivered the first of four shipsets comprising deck equipment to Shanghai Shipyard, part of China State Shipbuilding (CSSC). Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Maranda consortium wins EU fund to develop marine fuel cell system http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmaranda-consortium-wins-eu-fund-to-develop-marine-fuel-cell-system-5720198 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmaranda-consortium-wins-eu-fund-to-develop-marine-fuel-cell-system-5720198 Maranda consortium that includes PowerCell Sweden (publ) has secured funds from the European Union (EU) to develop a new fuel cell system for marine applications. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Thorco Projects and MC-Schiffahrt create shipping pool http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdenmarks-thorco-projects-mc-schiffahrt-create-new-shipping-pool-5719019 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdenmarks-thorco-projects-mc-schiffahrt-create-new-shipping-pool-5719019 Danish firm Thorco Projects has collaborated with Germany’s MC-Schiffahrt to form a new shipping pool called MCT. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT New insurance rules on crew abandonment come into force http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-insurance-rules-on-crew-abandonment-come-into-force-5719287 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-insurance-rules-on-crew-abandonment-come-into-force-5719287 New insurance rules have been introduced, aimed at reducing crew abandonment cases under the provision of Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC). Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT MacGregor to provide MOC service to Peter Döhle Schiffahrts' 70 vessels http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmacgregor-to-provide-moc-service-to-peter-dhle-schiffahrts-70-vessels-5719029 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmacgregor-to-provide-moc-service-to-peter-dhle-schiffahrts-70-vessels-5719029 Finland-based Cargotec unit MacGregor has entered an agreement to provide its MacGregor Onboard Care (MOC) service to German shipping company Peter Döhle Schiffahrts Group's fleet of 70 vessels. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Intercargo supports IMO's criticism of EU's ship emissions reduction plan http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsintercargo-supports-imos-initiative-to-reduce-ghg-emissions-from-ships-5718088 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsintercargo-supports-imos-initiative-to-reduce-ghg-emissions-from-ships-5718088 The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) has backed the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) concerns surrounding the inclusion of shipping in the European Union’s emission trading system (EU-ETS). Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT IOM reports 1,159 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsiom-reports-1159-migrants-and-refugees-entered-europe-by-sea-in-2017-5718076 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsiom-reports-1159-migrants-and-refugees-entered-europe-by-sea-in-2017-5718076 A new report from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has revealed that 1,159 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea during the first 12 days of 2017, a marked decrease from 22,590 during the same period in 2016. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT CMA CGM opens new navigation and port operations centre in Singapore http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscma-cgm-opens-new-navigation-and-port-operations-centre-in-singapore-5718065 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscma-cgm-opens-new-navigation-and-port-operations-centre-in-singapore-5718065 French shipping company CMA CGM Group has opened a new navigation and port operations centre in Singapore in an effort to offer safety to its seafarers, fleet and customers’ cargo. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Philly Shipyard starts construction of new tanker for APT http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsphilly-shipyard-starts-construction-of-new-tanker-for-apt-5716039 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsphilly-shipyard-starts-construction-of-new-tanker-for-apt-5716039 Philly Shipyard’s US-based operation has started building the final tanker in a four vessel order from American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Panama awards certification to Hybrid SOx Scrubber System for ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newspanama-approves-japan-build-new-sox-scrubber-system-for-ships-5716227 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newspanama-approves-japan-build-new-sox-scrubber-system-for-ships-5716227 The Republic of Panama has awarded a certificate of compliance to a hybrid system that removes sulphur oxides (SOx) from the exhaust gas emitted by marine diesel engines. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Boskalis secures €480m deal to develop port of Duqm in Oman http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsboskalis-secures-480m-deal-to-develop-port-of-duqm-in-oman-5717044 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsboskalis-secures-480m-deal-to-develop-port-of-duqm-in-oman-5717044 Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has won a contract from the Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm (Sezad) to develop the port of Duqm in Oman. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: DryShips, Gulf Navigation, Wartsila http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-dryships-gulf-navigation-wartsila-5714577 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-dryships-gulf-navigation-wartsila-5714577 Greece-based dry bulk shipping company DryShips has signed a zero-cost option agreement with companies controlled by its chairman and CEO George Economou. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT China extends low sulphur rule to six new ports http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newschina-extends-low-sulphur-rule-to-six-new-ports-5715931 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newschina-extends-low-sulphur-rule-to-six-new-ports-5715931 China has added six new ports under its Emission Control Area (ECA) regulations, which requires ships berthing at those ports to use fuel containing a maximum sulphur content of 0.5%. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Tata Nyk Shipping and d'Amico select Veson Nautical’s IMOS and Veslink solutions http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newstata-nyk-shipping-damico-select-veson-nauticals-imos-and-veslink-solutions-5716270 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newstata-nyk-shipping-damico-select-veson-nauticals-imos-and-veslink-solutions-5716270 US-based Veson Nautical has been selected to provide its integrated maritime operations system (IMOS) and Veslink solutions to Italy’s d’Amico Societa di Navigazione and Singapore’s Tata Nyk Shipping for their commercial operations. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Marlink adds multi-band communication aboard new Stena Line ferry http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmarlink-adds-multi-band-communication-aboard-new-stena-line-ferry-5716288 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmarlink-adds-multi-band-communication-aboard-new-stena-line-ferry-5716288 Marlink has extended its multi-band communication networks on the first of four new Stena Line vessels under Stena-Line closed user group (CUG) service. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT New International Maritime Bureau data shows 191 sea piracies in 2016 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-international-maritime-bureau-data-shows-191-sea-piracies-in-2016-5715318 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-international-maritime-bureau-data-shows-191-sea-piracies-in-2016-5715318 The International Maritime Bureau's (IMB) annual report has shown that a total of 191 sea piracy and armed robbery incidents were recorded in 2016. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT