Klaus Stahlmann Leaves MAN Turbo & Diesel

Klaus Stahlmann, CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo SE and a member of the MAN SE Executive Board, resigned his positions today and will leave the Company. The Supervisory Boards of MAN SE and MAN Diesel & Turbo SE met Mr. Stahlmann’s request and thank him for his service.

Nyk Line Adds New Asia-ECSA Service Loop Current NHX Service

Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line), and Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd. (PIL) are pleased to announce the launch of a new biweekly service (NHX-2) from Asia to the east coast of South America (ECSA). This new service will be in addition to the current New Horizon Express (NHX-1) service currently offered by the four lines.

LNG/FPU Co-Operation Agreement Signed

Leading classification societies Bureau Veritas (BV) and Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) have signed a three-year cooperation agreement covering the development of joint guidelines for LNG carriers and Offshore Floating Production Units (FPUs).

DNV Petroleum Services Goes Green with DHL

The multi-million dollar Express Contract encompasses the DHL GOGREEN Carbon Neutral service and covers the outbound transport of DNVPS’ sampling equipment and the inbound regional transportation of bunker oil samples for testing. For a surcharge, DHL will measure and offset carbon emissions for international air express shipments and provide DNVPS with a certification stating the total amount of CO2 offset on their behalf each year.

Hamworthy Improves on Separator Performance

Hamworthy has signed a contract with FPSO Owner OSX 1 Leasing B.V., a subsidiary of OSX Brasil S.A., for delivery of its newest generation Vessel Internal Electrostatic Coalescer (VIEC®) technology (shown above) to the FPSO OSX-1.

DNV recommends LNG fuel shipping for North America

“Domestic ships in North America have three options to meet new emissions control regulations; install CO2 scrubbers, burn low sulphur fuel or switch to LNG fuel for the ship’s propulsion,” says Kenneth Vareide, director of operations for DNV North America Maritime.

Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s Chile Safety and Liferaft Service Station Open for Business

Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s Chile Safety and Liferaft Service station open for business21.02.2011 (Ships Service)Marking an important milestone in the growth of the company’s operations in the South America region, Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s new West Coast South America Safety and Liferaft Service Stations in Valparaiso, Chile have become fully operational.

Maersk Line orders 10 “Triple-E” mega-ships

Maersk Line has signed a contract for 10 of the world’s largest, most efficient container vessels with an option to buy another 20. The vessels will have a capacity of 18,000 TEU and will be delivered from Korea’s DSME shipyard from 2013 to 2015.

Supply Chain Optimization will Reduce Ship Emissions

Together with partners in the MARLEN project, DNV recently completed the development of a supply chain performance tool for calculating the environmental impact and energy efficiency of maritime logistics chains. Two case studies used to evaluate the tool demonstrated how increased use of shipping can achieve environmental and financial benefits for the supply chain as a whole.