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New robot developed for Arctic research
19 December, 2014
US-based Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has developed a new innovative robot to carry out scientific research in the Arctic...
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Scorpio Bulkers modifies new-building contracts for Capesize bulk carriers
Friday, December 19, 2014 Marshall Islands-based marine transportation company Scorpio Bulkers has reached agreements with shipyards in South Korea and Romania to modify six new-building contracts for Capesize bulk...

Wärtsilä to acquire L-3 Marine Systems International
Friday, December 19, 2014 Wärtsilä Corporation is set to acquire US-based L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI), a segment of L-3 Communications that is primarily focused on the commercial ship...

Royal IHC launches trailing suction hopper dredger
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Netherlands-based Shipbuilder Royal IHC (IHC) has successfully launched its trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Easydredge 2700 at the MTG Dolphin shipyard in Varna,...

Thordon and MSR Gryfia partner on seawater-lubricated propeller shaft for ships
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Canada's bearing solutions provider Thordon Bearings has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with MSR Gryfia of Poland to promote the conversion of ships to a seawater lubrication...

UNHCR records 348,000 irregular sea crossing attempts since January
Thursday, December 18, 2014 At least 348,000 people have attempted irregular sea crossing worldwide since January, mostly migrants and asylum seekers, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has...

Gate installation starts at Panama Canal expansion project
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has started the installation of new gates at the canal, marking the 84% completion mark of the canal expansion...

MacGregor to deliver deck-handling equipments for Maersk’s vessels
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Cargotec subsidiary MacGregor has secured a contract from Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven to deliver six comprehensive deck-handling equipment...

Wärtsilä to provide Aquarius UV BWMS for six Japanese vessels
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Wärtsilä has secured an order to supply its Aquarius UV ballast water management systems (BWMS) for six new bulk carriers that are being built at the Namura and Onomichi shipyards in...

GE to supply DP and vessel control systems for Starnav’s new PSVs
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 General Electric's Power Conversion unit has secured an order from Brazilian shipbuilder Detroit Brasil to deliver dynamic positioning (DP) and vessel control systems for next-generation...

Kalmar to supply RTGs for Poland’s Gdynia container terminal
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Cargotec subsidiary Kalmar has secured an order from Poland's Gdynia Container Terminal (GCT) to deliver five of its latest generation zero-emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes...


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Press Releases

Comsys Receives Orders for Active THD Filtering on 18 Tankers
Thursday, December 18, 2014 by Comsys Comsys has received orders to provide active THD filtering for a total of 18 oil / chemical tankers in various new building and retrofit...

KRANENDONK Calls for Smarter Ways of Automation at Seminar
Thursday, December 18, 2014 by KRANENDONK KRANENDONK has called for smarter ways of automation in the ship and offshore industries at its recent...

EPAK Releases 10GB Monthly High-Speed Marine Internet Offer
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 by EPAK Marine satellite, internet and TV specialist EPAK has announced its best offer for high-speed internet on-board marine vessels, at a price of about 20 times lower than other providers, according...

Evac to Exhibit at International Work Boat Show in US
Monday, December 01, 2014 by Evac Wet and dry-waste handling specialist Evac will be demonstrating its products and services at the International Work Boat...

Martechnic Provide Efficient and Easy to Handle Oil Testing Equipment
Thursday, November 27, 2014 by Martechnic As oil condition, especially lube oil condition, is still one of the most important topics in shipping, Martechnic® is working on technical solutions to further develop...

PANOLIN's VGP-Compliant Stern Tube Lubricant Saves Money and Time
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by PANOLIN Panolin's Stella Maris stern tube lubricant is based on 100% saturated synthetic ester technology with the most effective performance enhancing...

L.A. Maritime's Cost-Effective Rehooking Options
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by L.A. Maritime Services L.A. Maritime provides a variety of solutions to vessel owners and offshore operators who must replace ageing and potentially dangerous lifeboat release mechanisms before the mandatory...

EVAL's 2014-2015 Catalogue Now Available for Download in Eight Languages
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by EVAL EVAL's 2014-15 catalogue of marine life-saving equipment and accessories is now available for free download in eight...

Optimarin BWT System Selected for IMR's New Dr Fridtjof Nansen Vessel
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 by Optimarin The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) has selected Optimarin's market proven ballast water treatment (BWT) system for its new flagship Dr Fridtjof Nansen vessel....

Optimarin Opens New Ballast Water Treatment Market with EX Approval
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 by Optimarin Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has announced that it has received full EX approval for a modified version of its market proven Optimarin Ballast System...


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