Leading global marine and fire safety equipment manufacturer VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has announced the expansion of its global fire servicing network with a new marine fire service division in the United Kingdom. The new division will offer certified servicing of marine fire equipment for offshore fixed rigs and marine ships, including fixed-price VIKING Shipowner Agreements…
Dockwise Ltd. announces that its Board of Directors has approved the commissioning of a newbuild vessel to serve the emerging demand for ocean transports of up to and above 100,000 metric tons.
Wilhelmsen Ships Service considers fuel oil choices08.11.2010 (Ships Service)Wilhelmsen Ships Service is highlighting the need for the international shipping industry to evaluate new propulsion fuels, driven by new regulations and emission controlled areas, amongst which LNG may be a viable addition.
A couple of bribery scandals have rocked Korea’s shipbuilding industry. 15 executives at two shipbuilding companies, Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and Daehan Shipbuilding, were booked Thursday on suspicion of accepting bribes to the tune of hundreds of million won.
Golden Ocean Group Limited (“Golden Ocean” or the “Company”) is pleased to advise that the Company has entered into an agreement to sell the panamax vessel “Golden Shadow” with delivery in December 2010. The Company has also fixed out three of its ice class Panamax newbuildings on long term time charter contracts to industrial counterparties. Golden Ocean has in addition fixed out the Panamax vessel “Golden Heiwa” for two years.
The ABS-classed fleet has broken through the 170m gross tons threshold. The latest statistics show the fleet as standing at 11,055 vessels aggregating 170.29m gt representing an increase of more than 9m gt to date in 2010.
PrimeServ Las Palmas held its official opening at the beginning of October 2010 in front of a large audience from the Canary Islands, the Spanish mainland, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s power-plant and marine sectors, and which included colleagues from around Europe.
Scana Industrier ASA has through its subsidiary Scana Volda AS entered into a contract with STX Norway Offshore for delivery of remote controlled propulsion system for an anchor handling vessel (STX AH11) which will be built in Brazil. Delivery is scheduled for January 2013.
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COSCO Shipping has signed up for a total of eight heavy lift newbuilds in the past week.
GDF SUEZ is to further consolidate its position in Chile through the construction of an on-shore LNG storage tank in the North of Chile. The tank is part of the GNL Mejillones terminal, which GDF SUEZ jointly owns with Codelco, the world’s main copper producer.
(MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced the adoption of the low-friction ship bottom paint named “LF-Sea” developed by Nippon Paint Marine Coatings Co., Ltd. (headquarters: Kobe City, Hyogo; President: Nobuhiro Sasaki) on a new building PCTC(Pure Car and Truck Carrier.