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World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage
Readers' Pick of the Week 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship and the first in a series of five same-sized ships ordered by China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) in May 2013Read more
MPHRP Outraged by Court Decision to Compensate Pirates
Readers' Pick of the Week Decision of the European Court of Human Rights is repugnant and insulting to all seafarers who have survived piracy attacks, the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) said inRead more
Vietnamese Crew Member Killed in Pirate Attack
Readers' Pick of the Week A crew member of a Vietnamese tanker VP Asphalt 2 has been killed by pirates in a hijacking attack on Sunday afternoon off the eastern coast of Malaysia.Read more
VIDEO: Intelligent Ship Bridges
Readers' Pick of the Week German shipbuilder Meyer Werft floated out the first 120-meter megablock of the future Norwegian Escape cruise ship on 5th December 2014.Read more
VIDEO: Intelligent Ship Bridges
Readers' Pick of the Week VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Rolls-Royce today unveiled their latest vision of Ship Intelligence – a futuristic ship’s bridge concept which could become reality by 2025.Read more

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9th Annual Coasts and Marine Structures 2017 Conference

Discover Best Practise Strategies for Design, Planning, Construction and Asset Management

To remain competitive, Australian port operators must plan, design, manage and maintain their assets more creatively and proactively to meet future demands and drive profitability.

With this in mind, the Coast and Marine Structures Summit 2017 will focus on key considerations relevant to ensuring your existing assets are maximised and prepared to accommodate bigger vessels.

Hear from 20+ global experts including Maritime/Coastal Engineers, Contractors, Port Authorities and more, including GHD (USA), Indonesian Port Corporation (Asia), G-Group Consulting (New Zealand), Ausenco (Australia), Port Authority NSW (Australia), to name a few.

By attending this 2-day conference, you’ll learn about:

– Innovative planning and design of ports to create efficiencies that drive profit
– Best practice asset management strategies and new PIANC design principles for bulk terminals
– Proactive asset management and maintenance to improve durability and maximise and extend asset lifecycles
– Alternative material and protection techniques trialled and tested in the US and Europe
– Strategies to shift organisational culture and mindset from asset management to asset maintenance
– How you can leverage technology to increase the efficiency of your marine structures
– Case studies on retrofitting, expanding and upgrading your ports in cost-effective ways

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European Shipping Week 2017

European Shipping Week is intended to be a platform where policy-makers from the main EU institutions will meet and engage with European…

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SNS2017 – The Southern North Sea Conference & Exhibition

EEEGR’s flagship Southern North Sea conference is the most important event for the energy sector in the East of England…

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Seatrade Cruise Global

For more than 30 years, Seatrade Cruise Global has been the leading international exhibition and conference serving the cruise industry…

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