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Drewry All Earnings Index increased by 53% in October
21 November, 2014
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...
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Norwegian Cruise acquires Prestige Cruises for $3bn
Friday, November 21, 2014 Global cruise operator Norwegian Cruise has completed the acquisition of Prestige Cruises International in a $3.02bn...

Sewol ferry operator sentenced to ten years in prison
Friday, November 21, 2014 South Korean Sewol ferry operator head Kim Han-sik has been sentenced to ten years in prison after a court convicted him of criminal...

Hyundai names first 19,000TEU containership CSCL Globe
Thursday, November 20, 2014 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...

Stena Line to convert passenger ferry to methanol propulsion
Thursday, November 20, 2014 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...

Wärtsilä to provide design and propulsion for Drydocks World’s harbour tug
Thursday, November 20, 2014 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...

Gulf Marine Services receives contract extension for its SES vessels
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has received a one-year contract extension for its large-class vessel deployed in the Southern North...

More than 1,000 people drown every day, says WHO
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 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...

PSA approves Norsafe lifeboats on Teekay’s FPSO vessel
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 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...

India’s Cochin Shipyard launches new buoy tender vessel
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 India's Cochin Shipyard has launched a new buoy tender vessel, which is being constructed for the Director General of Light Houses and Light...

MAN Diesel & Turbo to supply engines for Chinese ferries
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 MAN Diesel & Turbo has received an order to deliver four 9L48/60CR engines for the diesel-mechanical propulsion of two Chinese passenger...


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Press Releases

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...

Optimarin Signs Exclusive Partnership Agreement with Zeppelin
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 by Optimarin Norway-based ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin and German-based Zeppelin Power Systems have partnered to meet the growing demand for proven BWT technology in Germany and...

Optimarin Offshore Vessel Orders Account for 50% of New Business
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 by Optimarin Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has established itself as a supplier of choice for offshore vessels, with more than 50% of its system orders now placed for platform...

International Ballast Water Management Convention Closer to Ratification
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 by Optimarin The international Ballast Water Management Convention is now one step closer to ratification following the United Nations' International Maritime Organization (IMO) meeting last...

PANOLIN Exhibiting at Workboat Show
Monday, November 03, 2014 by PANOLIN Environmentally considerate lubricants specialist PANOLIN will be exhibiting at this year's Workboat Show in New Orleans, US, from 3-5...

DHI Denmark Ballast Water Centre receives US Coast Recognition
Thursday, October 30, 2014 by DHI DHI's ballast water centre in Denmark has received the US Coast recognition of Independent Laboratory (IL), in conjunction with Det Norske Veritas...

DHI Offers Land-Based Test Cycles With Fresh and Saline Waters
Thursday, October 30, 2014 by DHI At our land-based test facility in Denmark, DHI have an optimal position to collect high-quality natural waters to prepare test waters with the salinities required in the IMO G8...


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