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OCCL christens its latest 8,888teu containership
28 August, 2015
Orient Overseas Container Line (OCCL) has christened its latest 8,888teu containership as OOCL...
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Shipping companies should focus more on maritime security in SEA, says MAST
Friday, August 28, 2015 Maritime security provider MAST has argued shipping companies to strengthen their approach to maritime security in South East Asia (SEA), in the wake of recent piracy attempts in the...

Wärtsilä to deliver exhaust cleaning scrubber systems for Finnlines’ vessels
Friday, August 28, 2015 Finnish shipping company Finnlines has awarded a contract to Wärtsilä for the supply of exhaust cleaning scrubber systems for three of its...

BC Ferries’ new cable ferry leaves Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards
Thursday, August 27, 2015 British Columbia Ferry Services' (BC Ferries) cable ferry, the Baynes Sound Connector, has reached Vancouver Island after leaving Seaspan's Vancouver...

Malaysia and Indonesia form rapid reaction teams to combat piracy in SOMS
Thursday, August 27, 2015 Malaysia and Indonesia have reportedly established a rapid reaction teams to prevent piracy attacks on vessels in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS), a Malaysian admiral has...

Seanergy Maritime acquires seven secondhand dry bulk vessels
Thursday, August 27, 2015 Seanergy Maritime has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire seven secondhand dry bulk vessels, including five Capesize and two Supramax vessels, for around...

Port of Virginia to operate Kalmar’s hybrid shuttle carriers
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 The Port of Virginia has started operating three Kalmar's hybrid shuttle carriers in Virginia International Gateway terminal (VIG) in Portsmouth,...

Russia to pay damages to Netherlands over Greenpeace ship seizure
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 The Russian Government has broken international law by confiscating a Greenpeace ship and detaining its crew after a protest against Arctic oil drilling in 2013, an international tribunal has...

VT Halter lays keel for Crowley’s second Commitment-class LNG vessel
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 VT Halter Marine has started construction with a keel laying for the second Commitment-class liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container, roll-on / roll-off (ConRo) ship for...

GUPC confirms leak on Panama Canal’s new Cocoli Locks
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Construction contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) has confirmed a leak on the Panama Canal's new Cocoli Locks that are located on the Pacific side of the...

Pirates target six vessels in SOMS within two days, says ReCAAP
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Pirates have targeted at least six vessels while underway in the eastbound lane of the traffic separation scheme (TSS) in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) on 21 and 22...


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Electromed New Liverpool Office
Friday, August 21, 2015 by Electro-Med Marine Systems Electromed now has an office in the UK, situated near to the Port of Liverpool. Within days of opening we were busy conducting services in Liverpool, Immingham, Middlesbrough, Edinburgh, and...

Transas Equipment Sales and Repair
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 by Electro-Med Marine Systems We have been busy in recent times installing ECDIS equipment so that ships can comply with regulations for paperless navigation....

WSS - Rotterdam Branch Interview Wortelboer
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 by Wortelboer For an article, the Rotterdam Branch of World Ship Society wanted to do an interview with...

STADT Electric Propulsion Delivery in Turkey - On Time
Monday, August 17, 2015 by STADT The Turkish shipyard Cemre has delivered the first of two seismic support vessels, on...

Why its Vital to Carry Flares: UK and US Rescues
Monday, August 17, 2015 by Pains Wessex A rescue from the United Kingdom and another from the United States illustrate the importance of carrying Pains Wessex marine distress...

Reducing Plasterboard Waste – Three Effective Methods
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 by Tynecat For manufacturing and construction companies, plasterboard waste is a costly...

MacAljon Boosts Thin-Wall Tank Productivity By Over 50%
Friday, August 07, 2015 by Red-D-Arc Welderentals MacAljon, an industrial general contracting firm, has increased the productivity of its thin-wall tank manufacturing operation by more than 50% using the Red-D-Arc RDA MFUB-TW (fit-up bed...

Stranded Boat Located from Marine Distress Signals
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 by Pains Wessex When a yacht ran aground, flares fired helped UK coastguards locate its position and rescue the sailor on board, with the search starting in England and ending in...

Fire-Fighting & Pollution Control
Friday, July 24, 2015 by PANOLIN North American owners and operators of tugs that have a fire-fighting and pollution control function are squeezed between two environmentally sensitive areas, the Arctic and the Gulf of...

The PS60000rm2u from Powerstar
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by Powerstar UPS The Powerstar PS60000rm2u is used in a variety of naval and maritime settings, including, oil spars, deep water drilling platforms, cruise ships, tugs, yachts and any ocean-going...


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