News

Todd Busch

President of ISU

Todd Busch, senior vice president and general manager of technical services of Jacksonville based Crowley Maritime Corporation,has been elected president of the International Salvage Union (ISU). Todd Busch was elected during the ISU’s 55th general...

07.10.2009
Shipbuilding

Major contract with Austal

Alu Design & Services, Kristiansand, Norway, has received an award from Austal to deliver pilot chairs and deck rails for ten joint high speed vessels for the United States Navy.

06.10.2009

Five Stars for excellent quality

Cyprus based shipowning companies Intership Navigation Co. Ltd. (ISN) and Athena Marine Co. Ltd. received the "GL Excellence - 5 Stars" certificate of classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL).

06.10.2009
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä joins UN Global Compact initiative

Wärtsilä has signed the United Nations Global Compact initiative and has been registered as a participant by the UN Global Compact Office.

05.10.2009
Offshore

Regional Manager DNV for Maritime and Offshore Americas

Classification company Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has appointed Kenneth Vareide as the new regional manager responsible for maritime and offshore class operations in North and South America. Mr Vareide has held several senior management positions...

05.10.2009

MOL starts safety campaign

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., multi-modal transport company based in Japan, has started a Safety Campaign for all its operated vessels effective October 1, 2009.

03.10.2009

Anti-piracy simulator course

The Marstal Navigationsskole, Marstal, Denmark, offers an anti-piracy simulator course on 28 to 30 October.

02.10.2009

ICTSI Syria to get new cranes

Tartous International Container Terminal jsc (TICT), subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI), Philippines, is set to take delivery of two new quay cranes.

02.10.2009

Northrop Grumman submarine navigation system upgrade approved by U.S. Navy

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Sperry Marine business unit, Charlottesville, has announced that the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) has approved the latest upgrade to its electronic navigation software for U.S. Navy submarines.Version 8.3 of Sperry...

01.10.2009

Port of Helsinki participates in the Fuel Cell Project by TEKES

Fuel cell technologies will provide a zero-emission, noise free and efficient energy source in the future. Fuel cells utilise hydrogen or various gases for fuel. TEKES, the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, has a sizable...

01.10.2009
Shipping

Jaxport Board elects new Board Officers

The Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) selected new Board Officers for fiscal year 2010 during its monthly meeting electing David G. Kulik as Board Chairman.

01.10.2009
Shipbuilding

Bergen Group Dreggen awarded new contract from IHC Dredgers B.V.

Bergen Group Dreggen AS, a subsidiary of Bergen Group ASA, has been awarded a new contract from IHC Dredgers B.V. for delivery of two large 40T knuckle boom cranes for a dredging vessel.

30.09.2009
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