All articles by Anagha Unnikrishnan

Anagha Unnikrishnan

Increase in piracy and armed robbery attacks against ships in Asia, says ReCAAP

A report from anti-piracy watchdog ReCAAP has revealed an increase in piracy and armed robbery attacks against ships in Asia.

Damen to supply cutter suction dredger to Nicaraguan port authority

Dutch ship-builder Damen has secured a contract from Empresa Portuaria Nacional (EPN), the Nicaraguan port authority and INTUR, the Nicaraguan tourist agency, for the delivery of a CSD350 cutter suction dredger.

Indra implements new vessel traffic management system along Poland’s coastline

Spanish consulting and technology firm Indra has completed the implementation of a new vessel traffic management system (VTMS) in Poland’s control centres in Gdynia, Ustka, Szczecin and Świnoujście.

Ecoslops to open oil residue recycling plant in Romanian Port of Constanta

French technology company Ecoslops has unveiled plans to open a new oil residue recycling plant in the Romanian Port of Constanta, on the Black Sea.

Wartsila secures contract to power three new chemical tankers in Vietnam

Wartsila has secured a contract to supply its propulsion and power generation systems for installation on three new chemical tankers being built for Swiss-Canadian Maritime at two different shipyards in Vietnam owned by Triyards Holdings.

IACS launches new panel to address cyber security

The International Association of Classifications Societies (IACS) has introduced a cyber panel to address cyber system integrity at the 72nd meeting of IACS Council.

DP World to conduct feasibility test of Fairview Terminal expansion at Prince Rupert

Port operator DP World has entered into an agreement with the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) to study further expansion of the Fairview Container Terminal in the Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia, Canada.

ClassNK issues SoC to two Indian ship recycling facilities

Ship classification society ClassNK has issued South Asia’s first statement of compliance (SOC) to two ship recycling facilities in Gujarat, India.

China gives nod to Cosco-China Shipping merger

The Chinese Government has approved a merger of the two state-owned shipping conglomerates, China Ocean Shipping (Cosco) and China Shipping.

SeaRobotics to provide equipment to Lockheed’s Mk3 underwater vehicle

Lockheed Martin has selected SeaRobotics Corporation to provide equipment for its Marlin Mk3 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV).