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21 September 2018
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Maintenance and Service Solutions for Marine Equipment
Sulzer provides maintenance services for cruise liners, dredgers, passenger and naval ships, offshore production, tankers, and support vessels. We help you to minimise disruption and extend the lifetime of your equipment.

Access Gangway Systems, Cranes, and Hose Loading Arms and Towers for Ships
Buitendijk Techniek provides a range of advanced gangway systems, cranes, hose loading arms, and hose towers for use within the shipping industry.

Dellner Brakes Features in MN100
Dellner Brakes was featured in the Marine News magazine MN100 list for 2018, which recognises companies from US workboat, brown water, inland and coastal markets.

Anchors and Chain Cables for Ships
Wortelboer is known worldwide as a supplier of a wide range of types and sizes of anchors and chain cables.

SeaDrain White Marine Drainage System
The SeaDrain White marine piping system is one of the first thermoplastic black and greywater drainage systems to offer welded and mechancial joining capabilities.

Press Releases

Success for Datum Electronics Marine Shaft Power Meter at SMM Hamburg
SMM Hamburg, the biggest maritime fair of 2018, ended recently and Datum Electronics, together with our German sales agency Matau-Marine, joined thousands of maritime professionals and industry visitors in making the event hugely successful.

German Manufacturer JHS Jungblut Acquired By Dellner Brakes
Dellner Brakes has acquired German brake specialist JHS Jungblut in order to strengthen the company’s offering in the wind energy market and expand the company globally.

ProCurve Glass to Exhibit at the New Orleans International WorkBoat Show
ProCurve Glass Technology will be exhibiting its high-performance marine glass solutions at the 2018 New Orleans International Work Boat Show.

Alpha-Purify Head of Global Sales Looks Forward to Attending SMM in Hamburg
Alpha-Purify head of global sales Berenika Bond is looking forward to visiting SMM in Hamburg, Germany, from 4-7 September to network with leading figures in the marine industry and spread the word about the company’s medium-pressure UV disinfection lamps and UV system accessories.

ProCurve Glass Exhibiting at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
ProCurve Glass will be exhibiting at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, 31 October to 4 November.


The story of Hambantota Port: a flunking token of political corruption
Over the course of seven years, Sri Lanka’s Port of Hambantota went from a bastion of hope for one of the country’s poorest districts to a dead weight that sunk its finances and turned the developing economy into China’s debtor.

In pictures: the world’s best cruise ship interiors
As cruising enters its Golden Age, operators are competing to woo passengers with increasingly lavish interiors. From MSC Divina’s glittering Swarovski crystal staircase to the cashmere and mahogany-bedecked suites of the Oceania Marina, Adele Berti explores some of the most eye-catching interiors.

Private cruise islands: drawing ethical lines in the sand?
After years of hankering, Carnival Cruise Line was given the green light to open its own private port destination on the island of Grand Bahama. While the project promises to boost the local economy, there are fears such private resorts benefit nobody other than the operators themselves.

Mediterranean migrants and Italy: bad news for shippers too?
In June, Italy’s new coalition government announced plans to close the country’s ports to NGO rescue ships following concerns over mass migration. Now the International Chamber of Shipping has expressed concern that similar rules may be applied to merchant vessels, damaging trade and the wellbeing of migrants and crews alike.

Future Cruise: Issue 5
In this issue: The most eye-catching interiors the cruise industry has to offer, plans to ditch single use plastic on board vessels, the ethics surrounding private cruise islands, and more.


Carnival Sunrise Cruise Ship
Carnival Sunrise will be the new Sunshine-class cruise ship to enter service with Carnival Cruise Lines, a brand of Carnival Corporation.

Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal Expansion, British Columbia
Fairview container terminal, located in Prince Rupert on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada, is currently undergoing a major expansion.

Gulliver Heavy Lift Vessel
Gulliver is a new self-propelled, DP II heavy-lift vessel constructed by Royal IHC for DEME’s subsidiary, Scaldis Salvage and Marine Contractors.

Roberts Bank Terminal 2, British Columbia
Roberts Bank Terminal 2 is a new three-berth container terminal proposed to be built at Roberts Bank in Delta, British Columbia, on the west coast of Canada.

NB 511 Icebreaking Supply Vessel
The NB 511 icebreaking supply vessels was built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard under a €100m ($113m) contract from Russian shipping company Sovcomflot.

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