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Brightest STAR in Yachting Sky

Brightest STAR in Yachting Sky

Lobanov Design and BMT Nigel Gee have presented an avant-garde yacht design named Project STAR. Measuring 132m in length and over 60m in height, STAR’s technical development features a symmetrically fore and aft double ended hullform, with all-electric architecture and fully azimuthing propulsion. Coupled with a dynamic positioning system, STAR would rotate within her own length to […]

Date Set for Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event 2015

Date Set for Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event 2015

The 9th annual Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) will be held on Wednesday 22 April 2015 at the Beurs World Trade Center in Rotterdam. During the 2014 event the organizer, Navingo BV, welcomed 4.449 visitors and 131 exhibitors, making this the most comprehensive career event in maritime and offshore industry. In 2015, the […]

The Dutch Show Their Might at SMM

The Dutch Show Their Might at SMM

  As this year’s SMM conference and exhibition in Hamburg is expected to be the largest so far, the same goes for the Holland Pavilion at the fair. Earlier today Monique van Daalen, Dutch Ambassador for the Netherlands in Germany has officially opened the Holland Pavilion at the international shipping trade fair in Hamburg. At […]

All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

All Eyes on SMM Hamburg

The SMM international trade fair of the maritime industry has officially been opened in Hamburg. Every two years representatives of the maritime industry and experts from all over the world gather in Hamburg to showcase innovative developments and leading-edge technologies, and discuss the industry’s prospects. (SMM: shipbuilding, machinery, marine technology). The opening ceremony of the […]

Aussie Beacon Owners to Benefit from Modernized Satellite System

Aussie Beacon Owners to Benefit from Modernized Satellite System

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), in cooperation with Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) has awarded a substantial contract to enhance the regional search and rescue satellite system used to detect emergency distress beacons. AMSA Chief Executive Officer Mick Kinley said McMurdo Group’s Techno-Sciences, Inc (TSi) has been selected to establish a next-generation Medium-altitude Earth Orbit […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 18 – 24, 2014)

Strike at Ningbo Port Turns Violent A massive strike by as many as 10,000 truck drivers at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port erupted into violence on August 20, as protestors clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields…Read more Engine-Room Fire Disables Tanker, Kills One Crewman U.S. Coast Guard air and cutter forces continue to assist […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Lilly Johanne Capsizes in Turkey Lilly Johanne, a live fish carrier, capsized in Celiktrans shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey, on August 7, iLaks reports …Read more Poland Eyes Canal Construction to Evade Russian Waters Polish authorities have revived plans to build a canal in order to connect the Baltic Sea with the Vistula Lagoon and, thus, […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal Egypt is looking to build a new Suez Canal parallel to the existing one in a USD 4 billion project aimed at boosting the trade along the Canal, which offers the fastest …Read more Exclusive: Workers Left High and Dry as GoAGT Goes Insolvent Maritime security company GoAGT Ltd, […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 – Aug 1, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 –  Aug 1, 2014)

Australian Maritime Unions Standing Their Ground The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) have confirmed they will push ahead with a legal challenge to the Abbott Government’s …Read more Costa Concordia Changes Hands The notarial deed establishing the transfer of ownership of the Concordia from Costa Crociere to the […]

Vroon’s Livestock Carriers Almost Done

Vroon’s Livestock Carriers Almost Done

Construction of livestock carriers for Dutch owner, Vroon B.V is in full swing at COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard.   COSCO (Guangdong) has undertaken a total of 12 newbuilding projects for Vroon, among which are six livestock carriers, four of which have already been delivered on schedule, and six PX121 platform supply vessels. On June 24, the shipyard […]

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