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"Al Sheehaniya"
Shipbuilding

New vessels for Nakilat

Another Q-Flex LNG carrier, built in South Korea at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd., was delivered to Nakilat (Qatar Gas Transport Company). The "Al Sheehaniya" with a capacity of 210,000 cum will be used to ship LNG produced by...

27.02.2009
Shipping

Ian Adams appointed Chief Executive of IBIA

Ian Adams has been appointed the first ever Chief Executive of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) following the decision to change from a 25-member Council of Management to an executive structure headed by a Board of Directors. ...

27.02.2009

MAN Diesel North America

MAN Diesel North America has appointed Philip Wasinger as Director Government Relations and Business Development.

26.02.2009

Hanjin Shipping's Busan New Port Terminal has started operation

Hanjin Shipping's Busan New Port Phase 2-1 Terminal has recently started its operation.

26.02.2009
"Minerva"

Sea-Cargo – major system upgrade from 01 February

Norwegian Sea-Cargo AS, offering European liner services between Scandinavia, UK and mainland Europe, has started a new twice weekly service between Esbjerg and Amsterdam (and visa versa). In addition

25.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Design contract for Mobile Landing Platform Ship

General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $3.5 million design contract for the U.S. Navy’s Mobile Landing Ship (MLP) program.

25.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Malta orders patrol vessels

Austal has secured its first European defence contract with an order for four 21.2 metre inshore patrol craft - including training and spares support - with the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM). The vessels will be built at Austal’s Australian facilities...

20.02.2009

Increasing naval presence at the Gulf of Aden

The National Assembly Defence Committee of Korea has approved a motion which will pave the way for deploying a warship (the 4,500 tonne "Munmu") to the region to patrol shipping lanes until 31 December. Meanwhile, ten Chinese and three-non Chinese...

20.02.2009

The European Sea Ports Conference ESPO 2009

With only a few remaining speakers to be confirmed, the programme of the ESPO 2009 conference reaches completion. This year’s event will be held in Marseilles on 14 and 15 May and will focus on the sustainability of the European port system in the...

19.02.2009

Michelangelo Neri appointed Division Country Director for Thales UAE

Thales, the France based electronics and systems group for the defense, aerospace and security market, has appointed Michelangelo Neri as Division Country Director in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

18.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessel prepared for the North Atlantic

After delivery from Karstensens Shipyard, Denmark, the second Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Danish Greenland operation entered official command under the Royal Danish Navy.

17.02.2009
Shipping

Panama and Norway ratify Maritime Labour Convention

Panama as the fourth and Norway as the fifth flag state have now ratified the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006).

17.02.2009
"RT Margo"
Shipbuilding

Next Tug for Kotug

The "RT Margo", which arrived in Rotterdam from Singapore at the end of last year, was christened in the Port of Rotterdam.

16.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä and Mitsubishi renew co-operation agreement

Wärtsilä and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd have signed a ten-year renewal of the existing co-operation agreement for the sale, manufacturing and servicing of Wärtsilä low-speed marine diesel engines.

16.02.2009
Lifesaving equipment
Shipping

Specialisation in two Noreq companies

Increasing demand for Noreq’s new and improved lifesaving equipment have resulted in a specializing of the company.

13.02.2009
Shipping

28 new Marco Polo projects to receive funding

Following projects were selected under the 2008 call for proposals to receive funding in the framework of the Marco Polo II programme:

13.02.2009
"Golar Spirit"
Offshore

Golar LNG FSRU goes into operation

Golar LNG, Hamilton, Bermuda, advises the successful start up of its first Floating Storage and Regasification Vessel (FSRU), the "Golar Spirit".

12.02.2009
Shipping

MICT achieves ISO 28000 security certification

Mundra International Container Terminal (MICT) of DP World has achieved ISO 28000:2007 certification in supply chain security management systems. Certification was undertaken by auditing firm and maritime classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV).

 

12.02.2009
Shipping

Marco Polo Call for Proposals 2009

Marco Polo is the EU funding programme that supports projects contributing to a more sustainable transport of goods across Europe.

 

11.02.2009
Shipping

AIS network for Malaysia

Swedish specialist in the development of AIS technology Saab TransponderTech AB has been awarded a contract to supply a coastal Automatic Identification System (AIS) network for the east coast of the Malaysian peninsula and an integration of all AIS systems in the country.

 

11.02.2009