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Ineffective enforcement of National Minimum Wage in UK maritime sector
29 January, 2015
National Minimum Wage law has not been completely implemented in the UK maritime sector, leaving seafarers with low salaries, a new Maritime Futures report has...
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Three new Norwegian tugs to feature Wärtsilä’s integrated propulsion solution
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Wärtsilä will provide its dual-fuel (DF) engines integrated with a customised gas storage and supply system for three new large escort tugs contracted by Norwegian operator Østensjø...

Vroon receives second field-support vessel from Fujian South East Shipyard
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Netherlands-based shipping company Vroon has taken delivery of one of its field-support vessels (FSV), VOS Glory, from Fujian Shipbuilding Trading in Fuzhou,...

Carnival and CMG sign MoU to boost cruise industry in China
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Cruise operator Carnival Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Merchants Group (CMG) to explore the potential for two joint ventures (JV) aimed at...

Coastguards need better training to tackle piracy, says MAST
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Coastguards in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia require training and mentoring to help coastal nations combat piracy in their territorial waters and economic zones, maritime...

Investment in US inland waterways will yield positive results, says NWF study
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Investments in the modernisation of ageing lock and dam infrastructure in US inland waterways will create 350,000 jobs a year, a study by the University of Tennessee and the University of...

Abu Dhabi Ports to install new terminal operating software
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Abu Dhabi Ports is to implement a new terminal operating system (TOS) to improve general cargo operations at the emirate's...

Cunard’s Queen Victoria cruise ship begins voyage after renovation
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Cunard Line's Queen Victoria cruise ship has started its 2015 World Voyage following the 20-day refurbishment at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg....

Havyard acquires a further 12.6% shares in Norwegian Electric Systems
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Ship technology company Havyard Group has acquired an additional 12.6% ownership interest in the technology company Norwegian Electric Systems...

DB Schenker and Maersk Line partner to lower CO2 emissions
Monday, January 26, 2015 DB Schenker Logistics has signed a six-year strategic agreement with Maersk Line in an effort to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from ocean freight by...

GTT to build LNG barges and vessel bunker tanks for Conrad Shipyard
Friday, January 23, 2015 Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) US subsidiary GTT North America has signed a technical assistance and license agreement (TALA) with Conrad Shipyard for the design and construction of...


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Continued Demand for Marine Skills in New Zealand
Monday, January 19, 2015 by Marinejobs.co.nz In the face of the GFC, one New Zealand enterprise based in the sunny Hawkes Bay has maintained steady growth year-on-year, founded on the reputation for an outstanding and distinctive...

Sulzer Generator Repairs at Sea Ensure Voyages are Unaffected
Monday, January 19, 2015 by Sulzer As the trend for passenger ferries and cruise ships to increase in size continues, the requirement for reliable and effective back-up systems remains a...

EVAL SIMI Lifejacket Now Available in Black Colour
Friday, January 16, 2015 by EVAL The SIMI inflatable lifejacket by EVAL, which is a combination of small size and comfort, is now available in black...

L.A. Maritime Performs 420t Proof Load Test on NASSCO Lift Beam
Friday, January 16, 2015 by L.A. Maritime Services On 22 November 2014, L.A. Maritime performed a 420t load test at the General Dynamics-NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, California, on a NASSCO-built spreader beam designed by Hopper Engineering...

DESMI Ocean Guard Ends 2014 With Orders From 3. Maj Shipyard, Croatia
Friday, January 09, 2015 by DESMI Ocean Guard In late December 2014, DESMI Ocean Guard received orders for the RayClean-400 ballast water treatment system for two new asphalt carriers being built at 3. Maj shipyard in...

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...

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...


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