Worldwide Supply and Demand for Seafarers

IMCO and the International Shipping Federation (ISF) have published the results of their latest comprehensive study of the worldwide supply and demand for seafarers, presenting their conclusions, on 30 November, to governments attending the IMO Maritime Safety Committee in London.

COSCO Corporation Secures Three Bulkers

The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited (the Company) wishes to announce that COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company’s 51% owned subsidiary, COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd., has secured contracts valued over USD110 million to build three (3) bulk carriers of 82,000 dwt each.

Tognum Starts up New Engine Plant in the US

The new US production facility set up by the specialist for propulsion and power solutions Tognum is now up and running. In Aiken in the US State of South Carolina, assembly of Tognum’s MTU Series 2000 and 4000 engines earmarked primarily for the US market recently got underway.

BC Ferries Awards Contract to Kongsberg Maritime Simulation

Kongsberg Maritime Simulation Inc., the North America arm of Kongsberg Maritime’s simulation division, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by BC Ferries for the supply and installation of three Polaris ship bridge simulation systems to multiple sites in British Columbia, Canada.

Wilhelmsen Ships Service appoints new Asia Pacific Sales Director

The world’s leading maritime service network, Wilhelmsen Ships Service, has appointed a new Sales Director for its Asia Pacific region. Mr. Sean Neilan takes up the position on 1 December 2010. Mr. Bjørn Tønsberg, Vice President Asia Pacific, Wilhelmsen Ships Service Singapore comments, “Sean will lead and drive the sales strategies in the region with…