All articles by Srijanee Chakraborthy

Srijanee Chakraborthy

ABB selects Öresund Dry Docks to carry out electrification work on HH Ferries’ vessels

Switzerland-based technology firm ABB has selected Öresund Dry Docks to carry out its project of electrically powering two HH Ferries’ vessels to make them emission-free.

August’s top stories: Lerwick Port Authority monitoring, KKR Credit’s $1.5bn loan

Lerwick Port Authority introduces new vessel monitoring system and KKR Credit to purchase $1.5bn shipping loan from NORD/LB. wraps up the key headlines from August 2016.

July’s top stories: UK test new ship engine fuel, Brexit and container shipping

UK tests new ship engine fuel derived from recycled plastic, Brexit vote feared to affect container market, and APICORP and Bahri to acquire 15 VLCCs for $1.5bn. wraps up the key headlines from July 2016.

June’s top stories: PortMiami terminal deal, Port of Los Angeles 2016-17 budget

Royal Caribbean has entered into a deal with Miami-Dade County to build and operate a new cruise terminal at PortMiami, and Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has allocated an annual budget of $1.17bn for FY of 2016/17. wraps up the key headlines from June 2016.

May’s top stories: Vard’s $300m contract, oil-eating bacteria genetic code cracked

Vard Holding secured a $300m contract to build 15 module carrier vessels, and Heriot-Watt scientists discovered genetic code of the marine bacteria which fed on oil spilled in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. wraps up the key headlines from May 2016.

Irish Continental Group places €144m cruise ferry order

Ireland-based Irish Continental Group (ICG) has selected German company Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesselschaf (FSG) to build a cruise ferry at a contract price of €144m.

ABB to fit monitoring and forecasting software on Cosco’s new heavy lift vessel

Power and automation technology firm ABB will equip Cosco Heavy Transport’s Xiang Rui Kou heavy lift vessel with its onboard motion monitoring and forecasting system.

CTG installs wash water monitoring system to monitor SOx Scrubber system

Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG) has installed its wash water monitoring system, CTG Sea Sentry, onboard a bulk carrier to monitor a newly fitted sulphur dioxide (SOx) scrubber systems.

APM Terminals Bahrain upgrades safety and computer systems

Khalifa bin Salman Port (KBSP) operator APM Terminals Bahrain has upgraded its safety performance and IT systems.

Baltic Container Terminal updates operating system with Navis’s N4 3.1

Malta-based Mariner Group affiliate Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) has upgraded its operations software to the Navis-engineered N4 version 3.1 terminal operating system (TOS).