By collaborating closely with terminals on one of the strings between Asia and Europe, Maersk Line has reduced the time each vessel stays in the port. Next year, the project which is called “Terminal Partnering” will go global.
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed two agreements with the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) to enhance the level of skills within Singapore’s aerospace manufacturing and marine industries.
Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with the Brazilian oil service company OSX, a part of EBX Group, to supply an Automation, Control, Electrical & Telecom (ACET)-package on an Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) basis for the OSX1 (former Nexus-1) FPSO. The FPSO will operate offshore Brazil to the Brazilian oil company OGX.
According to the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT), H2S content in liquid could produce an equivalent atmospheric concentration in the ratio of 1 (by weight) to 100 (by volume).
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line announced yesterday in a press release that from now on you can get your Frappuccino® on board!
Berg Propulsion’s innovative feathering controlled pitch propeller has been selected by United Faith (Hong Kong) Group subsidiary Celestone Marine Engineering Co. Ltd, as part of a deal that looks to equip up to four state-of-the-art semi-submersible heavy lift vessels with complete propulsion systems.
On the occasion of EURONAVAL, the world’s most important exhibition in the naval defence sector, now in its 22nd edition, Fincantieri has announced the setting up in the UAE of ETIHAD SHIP BUILDING, a Joint Venture with Melara Middle East and Al Fattan Ship Industries.
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed an agreement with STX Engine Co. Ltd. STX Engine, based in Korea, will become a packager ofRolls-Royce industrial gas turbine generating sets in the Asia Pacific region.
Kongsberg Maritime Engineering (KME) has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the Sandefjord, Norway based company, Portside AS, which provides consulting, engineering and specialist services within process, technical safety including health, safety and environment (HSE), electro and project management.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has been awarded the prestigious Seatrade Award in the category of Best Ship Agent.
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.