2010 Wärtsilä has decided to implement a global design for all its support functions in order to support the business in the most efficient way.
The Danish company Unifeeder A/S was awarded Ports of Stockholm’s Environmental Buoy 2010. The reason for this honour was:”Ports of Stockholm’s Environmental Buoy is awarded to Unifeeder A/S for the exemplary development of a means of calculating the carbon dioxide savings of sea transportation.”
Swissco Holdings Ltd (“Swissco” or together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Swissco Offshore Pte Ltd has recently placed orders for two offshore support vessels for a total value of S$20 million.
A state-of-the-art Dynamic Positioning (DP) Operator Training Facility, featuring an extensive simulator suite developed by Kongsberg Maritime was opened in Northbridge, Western Australia on 22nd November 2010. Owned and run by the Australian Maritime College (AMC), the new facility is ideally positioned to serve the growing Western Australia oil & gas business from its centre in Perth.
Police and the Coast Guard are investigation the death of a ship’s chief officer who was fatally injured Sunday night when he fell into an empty cargo hold aboard the freighter docked in South Philadelphia. Officials said the 46-year-old Croatian seaman, identifief as Denis Seretinek, was unhooking a container from an overhead crane about 8:15…
Cargotec informed in September that as part of its refined strategy, the company will prioritise actions and allocate resources to emerging markets and strengthening customer focus globally. At the beginning of 2011, Pekka Vauramo, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Deputy to CEO will relocate to Hong Kong to drive Cargotec’s development initiatives in Asia-Pacific (APAC).…
CargoSmart Limited, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) global shipping and logistics solutions provider, today announced the first sailing schedules iPhone application for shippers, logistics service providers, and ocean carriers.
Two men have died and six are missing after two commercial vessels collided Tuesday off the east coast of Hong Kong, the city’s marine department said, as it expanded an air and sea rescue operation. At about 3:15 am, police received a report about a sand barge with 14 crew on board colliding with a…
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, today announced that it has won an order to provide the design, propulsion systems and deck machinery for four deep water platform supply vessels. The order from Tidewater is worth over £20 million to Rolls-Royce.
French shipping giant CMA CGM has announced that it will increase rates on major trade lanes from January 1.
Hamworthy has received its first order for its Membrane BioReactor (MBR) technology from well-known ferry operator DFDS A/S.The contract calls for a bespoke advanced wastewater management system to be installed on board Pearl of Scandinavia (shown above), replacing an existing sewage treatment plant that dates back to the vessel’s construction in 1989.
The introduction of a new crude oil tanker concept that is fuelled by liquefied natural gas, has a hull shape that removes the need for ballast water and will almost eliminate local air pollution. This concept vessel also recovers hundreds of tons of cargo vapours on each voyage and represents a major step towards the new environmental era for the tanker shipping industry.