Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Sewol ferry operator sentenced to ten years in prison South Korean Sewol ferry operator head Kim Han-sik has been sentenced to ten years in prison after a court convicted him of criminal negligence. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Drewry All Earnings Index increased by 53% in October The Drewry All Earnings Index surged 53% in October to stand at 200 points due to large gains for tanker owners, the Shipping Insight monthly report has revealed. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Norwegian Cruise acquires Prestige Cruises for $3bn Global cruise operator Norwegian Cruise has completed the acquisition of Prestige Cruises International in a $3.02bn deal. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT ROMAGNOLI Marine Solutions Brochure Italy-based ROMAGNOLI Marine Solution's has been developing and manufacturing high-quality winches and deck machinery for the marine industry since it was founded in 1892. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:20:00 GMT ROMAGNOLI Marine Solutions Marine Thrusters Brochure Italian company ROMAGNOLI Marine Solutions specialises in developing and manufacturing winches and deck machinery, as well as thrusters for marine vessels. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:18:00 GMT Mein Schiff 3 Cruise Ship Mein Schiff 3 is the first cruise liner of the 'feel-good fleet' being built by STX Finland at its Turku Shipyard, for the German cruise operator TUI Cruises, which is a joint-venture between German tourism company TUI and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line… Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Stena Line to convert passenger ferry to methanol propulsion Sweden-based ferry company Stena Line is to convert its Stena Germanica vessel to methanol propulsion, making Stena the first operator to run a large 1,500-passenger ferry on methanol. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Austal Wind Express Offshore Support Vessels Wind Express is a series of offshore support vessels (OSVs) built by Austal. The vessels are specifically developed to provide transport services for the offshore wind industry. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Hyundai names first 19,000TEU containership CSCL Globe South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has named the first of five of the world's largest containerships CSCL Globe, which is currently under construction for China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL). Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to provide design and propulsion for Drydocks World’s harbour tug Wärtsilä has been awarded a contract from Dubai-based Drydocks World (DDW) to design and supply the propulsion and other equipment for a new LNG-using harbour tug. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ceona Amazon Offshore Pipelay and Construction Vessel Ceona Amazon is a new multifunctional pipelay and construction vessel set to join Ceona's fleet by the end of 2014. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Gulf Marine Services receives contract extension for its SES vessels Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has received a one-year contract extension for its large-class vessel deployed in the Southern North Sea. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT PSA approves Norsafe lifeboats on Teekay’s FPSO vessel The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has awarded an acknowledgement of compliance (AoC) to Teekay's Petrojarl Knarr FPSO, installed with four Norsafe GES50 MKIII free-fall lifeboats. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT More than 1,000 people drown every day, says WHO One thousand people every day or 40 people each hour lose their lives to drowning worldwide, the global drowning report of World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT HULLMOS Hull Stress Monitoring System Brochure HULLMOS' services form part of ship owners' risk management, with its sophisticated hull stress monitoring system. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:46:00 GMT SeaQuest Supervision and Management Services 2014 Brochure SeaQuest provides quality supervision and management services to ship owners and operators for their ship building and conversion projects. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:50:00 GMT Target oil and gas – pirate’s new booty in Southeast Asia Pirates operating in the seas of Southeast Asia are cashing in on the high prices and taxes on fuel by hijacking tankers and siphoning oil onto stolen vessels before selling it on to criminal organisations. With the number of incidents occurring in 2… Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT India’s Cochin Shipyard launches new buoy tender vessel India's Cochin Shipyard has launched a new buoy tender vessel, which is being constructed for the Director General of Light Houses and Light Ships. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT MAN Diesel & Turbo to supply engines for Chinese ferries MAN Diesel & Turbo has received an order to deliver four 9L48/60CR engines for the diesel-mechanical propulsion of two Chinese passenger ferries. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK opens Centre for Maritime Intelligence Systems UK's Portsmouth Minister Matthew Hancock has opened a new maritime centre, which will perform research into unmanned autonomous boats, submarines and other vessels. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT