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Shipping

NorSea orders seven Kalmar reachstackers

Cargotec has been awarded a contract by NorSea Group AS for seven Kalmar reachstackers equipped with special attachments for handling pipes.

29.09.2009

VTS for port of Singapore

Kongsberg Norcontrol IT's C-Scope Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) system has been selected by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

29.09.2009

UK port freight traffic in 2008

UK ports handled 562 million tonnes (Mt) of freight traffic in 2008, 19 million tonnes (3 per cent) less than in 2007, and 6 million tonnes (1 per cent) less than in 1998.

29.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Rolls-Royce strengthens global marine support network

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has enhanced its global customer support capability in Canada with a new Marine service center located in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, one of the busiest ports in the Canadian maritimes.

28.09.2009

Jeppesen marine support ECDIS training

Jeppesen Marine, Egersund, is contributing to the training of the next generation of seafarers in electronic navigational charts and ECDIS by supplying systems and data to one of Norway’s leading maritime training institutions, Bergen Maritime Technical School.

28.09.2009

New Cargotec service stations

As part of Cargotec’s strategy to strengthen its global service network, the company has opened up new service stations in Zeebrugge in Belgium, Esbjerg in Denmark, Liverpool in the United Kingdom, Cadiz and Ferrol in Spain, Kaohsiung in Taiwan, and Balboa in Panama.

 

26.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Bureau Veritas to class Caspian ice-breaking tugs

The classification society Bureau Veritas has been chosen to class two different series of sophisticated ice-breaking tugs for service in the Caspian Sea.

 

25.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä scrubbers certified

Wärtsilä's scrubbers offer a proven solution for markedly lowering sulphur oxide emissions, thereby benefiting the environment. The recently awarded certification is an important recognition of Wärtsilä's intensive and long lasting development work.

25.09.2009

Changes in autumn sailing schedule

The timetable effective from 14 September of RoRo shortsea carrier Transfennica shows some amendments.

17.09.2009

Wilhelmsen Ships Service Qatar marks 10th anniversary

Wilhelmsen Ships Service Qatar Ltd celebrated its 10th anniversary.

17.09.2009
Shipping

First oil cargo offloaded

The shuttle tanker "Betty Knutsen" successfully completed offloading of the first oil cargo from the FPSO "Sevan Voyageur".

16.09.2009

Evergreen incorporates Teesport into schedule

The Taiwanese container shipping line Evergreen has incorporated North East based British port Teesport, owned by PD Ports, into its weekly shipping services from the Far East.

16.09.2009

Best Management Practices re piracy in GoA and off Somalia – Version 2

An updated version (Version 2 dated August 2009) of the Industry Best Management Practices (BMP) re piracy in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia has just been released by Intertanko to the shipping industry.

 

15.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Launch of US Navy supply ship

General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, launched the U.S. Navy’s newest supply ship, "USNS Matthew Perry" of type T-AKE 9.

15.09.2009

Evergreen Line and CKYH to co-operate

Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Line and CKYH Alliance (COSCON, K line, Yang Ming & Hanjin shipping) have launched a new Trans Atlantic Express service (TAE).

 

14.09.2009
Shipbuilding

ShipConstructor enhances presence in Portugal, Spain & Africa

ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) has enhanced its presence in Portugal, Spain and Africa with the addition of a new dealer, Vera Navis.

 

12.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Australian Marine Engine Council launched

An Australian marine engine industry representative body, The Australian Marine Engine Council (AMEC), was launched.

11.09.2009
“Oleg Strashnov”
Shipbuilding

Launching “Oleg Strashnov”

At IHC Merwede Offshore & Marine yard, Krimpen aan den Ijssel, a heavy lift vessel for Seaway Heavy Lifting has recently been launched.

 

11.09.2009
"Lambeth"
Shipbuilding

New PLA patrol boat put into operation

The Port of London Authority's (PLA) new "Lambeth" is the first of four new port authority patrol boats being built as part of a 2m GBP investment. Each vessel will be named after London Bridges.

11.09.2009

Concordia Maritime sells shareholding in General Maritime

Sweden based tanker shipping company Concordia Maritime has sold its holding of 1.5 million shares in the US shipping company General Maritime.

10.09.2009