News

"Ise Princess"

3000th vessel for Liberian Registry

The Liberian Registry has passed a major milestone in its history by registering its 3,000th vessel, the 105,400 dwt aframax tanker "Ise Princess", built this year for Fairsea Enterprises SA and managed and operated by Tsakos Shipping & Trading SA of Greece.

26.03.2009

Jeppesen Marine launches vessel and voyage optimization solution trial and ROI analysis program

Englewood, USA, based provider of vessel operations services and digital navigation solutions Jeppesen Marine is now offering a 45-day trial and evaluation program to introduce prospective customers to the benefits offered by the company’s Vessel and…

26.03.2009

TTS sales and service company in Singapore

TTS, the Norwegian specialist for handling equipment for the marine and offshore industry, will have a new sales and service company in Singapore.

25.03.2009
"West Eminence"
Shipping

"West Eminence" for Seadrill

The new deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig "West Eminence", built at Samsung Shipyard, South Korea, was taken over by Seadrill Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda.

24.03.2009
Shipping

Aker Solutions signs partnership agreement with ACEC of Saudi Arabia

Aker Solutions has signed a partnership agreement with the Arabian Consulting Engineering Centre (ACEC) to support its plans to grow in the engineering services market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

18.03.2009

State-of-the-art container cxamination facility open

Canada's newest and most advanced Container Examination Facility (CEF) is on line and fully integrated into the seamless and timely movement of inspected containers between the Fairview Terminal and rail transit schedules.

17.03.2009
Shipbuilding

Selfunloading cement coaster contracts

Japanese company Taiheiyo Engineering has ordered two Cargotec's MacGREGOR bulk cement selfunloading systems to be installed on two coastal cement carriers, guaranteeing high capacity cargo discharging, low power consumption and high reliability.

17.03.2009

Raytheon Anschütz with service station in Brazil

Raytheon Anschütz has broadened its capability for service alongside the important shipping routes in South America.

16.03.2009

New member of the International Tribunal for the Law fot the Sea

Jin-Hyun Paik (Republic of Korea) was elected member of the Tribunal for the Law of the Sea t a Special Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

15.03.2009

Faststream launches seagoing recruitment division

Global maritime recruiter Faststream has launched a dedicated seagoing recruitment division.

13.03.2009
P&O ferry
Shipbuilding

Production of the biggest ferry in the English Channel started

The production of the first of the two huge ferries ordered by P& O Ferries has started by cutting its first steel plate on STX Europe’s yard in Rauma, Finland.

12.03.2009
Shipping

LM Glasfiber inaugurates blade factory in Poland

The specialist in production of blades for wind turbines, LM Glasfiber, inaugurated its new blade production facility in Goleniów in Poland.

12.03.2009
"UOS Atlantis"
Shipping

Delivery of first AHTS to Hartmann Offshore

The MOSS 424-type AHTS vessel „UOS Atlantis“ was delivered to Hartmann Offshore, the new division of Hartmann Group, Leer, from the Fincantieri Shipyard in Muggiano, Italy.

11.03.2009

United Nations agencies partner with shipping corporations

A Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London. It aims to prevent marine bio-invasions caused by ships' ballast water.

11.03.2009
Shipping

Design of Allseas’ "Pieter Schelte" awarded to Deltamarin

Swiss-based Allseas Group has awarded to Deltamarin Ltd, Raisio, Finland, a contract for the complete detail design of the platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel "Pieter Schelte".

10.03.2009

PEMA and TT Club co-operate to promote port equipment safety

The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) and TT Club have announced that they will co-operate to promote best practice in the safe design and operation of port equipment worldwide.

10.03.2009
Shipbuilding

STX Heavy Industries and Schottel cooperate

The South Korean company STX Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. and Schottel GmbH, Spay, Germany, will, in the future, be cooperating in the area of large rudderpropeller systems for underwater installation, as used on drilling rigs, for example. Within the…

09.03.2009

Organisational changes at Broström

The board of Broström AB has proposed a new organisational structure for the Swedish-based tanker company, in connection with the merger of the activities with the Maersk Tankers activities.

06.03.2009

New WWL Chennai office

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), Stockholm, has established the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (India) Private Limited in Chennai.

06.03.2009
Dr.-Ing. Jens-Erk Bartels

Dr.-Ing. Jens-Erk Bartels joins Schottel

ith effect from 1 April 2009, Dr.-Ing. Jens-Erk Bartels will be taking over the position as Director of Marketing and Sales from Christophe Mourot, who will still have overall responsibility for both the Sales and Service divisions as Executive Vice President.

05.03.2009