MOL Achieves Continuous Operation of Main Engine in All Load Ranges

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company has verified continuous operation of the main engine in all load ranges, by increasing the output of the engine’s auxiliary blower motor. Generally, the main engine of an ocean shipping vessel takes air into the combustion chamber using an auxiliary blower for…

Hamworthy pumps prime for Brazil offshore!

Gusto BV has specified seawater lift pumps and electric fire pumps from Hamworthy for installation on board the Cidade de Paraty floating production and storage offshore (FPSO) vessel, due for delivery into Brazilian waters in 2013.

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I have added some information on a ship monitoring and control system. You will find it under “ship” in the main menu!

9 Good Websites for People in the Maritime Industry

More people are getting their news from the internet as it is a quick and good solution on keeping yourself updated. Especially when sailors are at see or if you are on the road representing an equipment manufacturer the best way is on the web. Below I have listed 9 good sites to keep you posted!

2000 containers lost within EU waters annually!

It´s been reported that the European Commission is to is being urged to do more to improve conditions at ports to ensure that containers are correctly weighed and stowed before ships head to sea due to the fact that more than 2,000 shipping containers are believed to be lost overboard every year. MEPs are expected to call…