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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…

Hydrofoil Speed Record!

I have added a video (please have a look at the top right of the page) of sailing hydrofoil craft that sets a speed record. It is amazing to see what speed a sail craft can reach, in this case 50+ knots! On my “Passenger/Ferry” page you will find some more information on hydrofoils. /admin

Ulstein Design for Heerema

n February 2010, USOS was contracted by Heerema to design their new deepwater construction vessel, for which an LOI was signed between Heerema and DSME mid July 2010. On 24 August the LOI was turned into a building contract with DSME for the design, construction, testing, commisioning and delivery of this impressive vessel, a record…

Site Update!

Dear Reader, Today the site have been updated with two more pages “Ship Measurements” and “Ship Stability”. You will find in the main menu under ships! Sincerely/admin

Alfa Laval launches PureBallast 2.0 in standard and Ex versions

PureBallast, Alfa Laval’s unique and chemical-free system for ballast water treatment, has entered its second generation with the unveiling of PureBallast 2.0. The updated system, which boasts a substantial reduction in power consumption among a range of other improvements, will also be available in an Ex version, PureBallast 2.0 EX.

ABS Forms Greater China Operating Division

(Houston, TX—) ABS, one of the world’s leading classification societies, has announced a major organizational change with the creation of a fifth operating division that will be responsible for the society’s activities in The People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan. The reorganization takes effect 15 October. The Divisional Headquarters will be located…