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…

New Offshore Standard for Floating Wind Turbine Structures

Although the offshore floating wind industry is still in its infancy, there is a significant potential in the vast deep-water areas around the world. The bottom-fixed offshore wind industry is already booming but the deep waters around Japan, China, Southern Europe and the USA remains huge untapped resources for offshore floating wind energy.

ABS & CCS Sign New Cooperation Agreement

ABS and the China Classification Society (CCS) strengthened their collaborative efforts by entering into a new Cooperation Agreement on 24 November in Washington, DC. While the agreement is comprehensive, the offshore industry will be a priority area of focus for the two leading classification societies. CCS and ABS will also expand their collaboration efforts in…