Vizada, the leading independent satellite communications provider, today launches its proprietary VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) fixed satellite communications service, the latest addition to its maritime broadband portfolio.
Some 276 containerships should be delivered this year, a figure comparable to the 268 units delivered in 2009. However, the average size of new ships has increased from last year’s 3,990 teu to 5,150 teu in 2010.
HAMBURG SÜD and ALIANÇA Support voluntary initiative on pollutant reduction in Hong Kong.
Five dual-fuel MAN 51/60DF engines form propulsion plant for LNG vessel ‘Castillo de Santisteban
Hamworthy Serck Como has secured a new order for its Multi Stage Flash (MSF) Evaporators, the technology regularly specified by leading cruise ship owners as the means of producing fresh water from seawater to meet World Health Organization (WHO) potable water standards.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Doosan of Korea have signed an agreement under which MHI will license manufacturing and marketing of its MET Turbocharger, a supercharger for marine diesel engines, to the Korean firm. By establishing a collaborative relationship with Doosan Engine, MHI aims for further penetration of the MET Turbocharger in Korea, the world leader in diesel engine production.
LONG BEACH, CA, October 26, 2010 — Technology that powers Foss Maritime’s hybrid tug is performing even better than originally hoped, bringing cleaner air to southern California communities and the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. That’s a finding of Evaluating Emission Benefits of a Hybrid Tug Boat(http://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/marinevess/harborcraft.htm), a new report released today by…
TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that a product chemical tanker Ivy Express managed by our group ship management company MOL Tankship Management (Europe) Ltd.received a certificate of the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) which is expected to come into force in the near future. The Ivy Express is the world’s first…
“The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is widely expected to lead to tougher regulations with consequences for the whole offshore industry,” says Andreas Sohmen-Pao, CEO of the BW Group, one of the world’s leading maritime groups, to DNV Forum. He adds that new requirements, if based on thoughtful regulation, can bring the industry forward and generate business opportunities for progressive companies.
Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced today the delivery of its 54th and 55th vessels, the COSCO Thailand and the Brotonne Bridge.
Airborne Composites has supplied the Royal Netherlands Navy with a composite main propeller for an Alkmaar-class minehunter.