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Bulker and Tug Collide at Port-Cartier

Bulker and Tug Collide at Port-Cartier

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to Port-Cartier, Québec, where the tug Vachon  collided with the bulk carrier Orient Crusader. The accident happened during the berthing outmaneuvers in Quebec’s Port-Cartier in the Saint Lawrence gulf when the 1973-built tug collided with the 114,900-dwt Orient Crusader built in 2010. Cyprus-based Interorient […]

Interview: Moulding Steel into Ships

Interview: Moulding Steel into Ships

The backbone of the maritime industry is steel. The vast majority of ships from the global fleet working either in shipping or offshore industry has sprung out of this hard-core metal which endows it with resilience and strength. Moulding steel into ships tailored to shipowners’ requirements is what Central Industry Group (CIG), a Dutch-based conglomerate does for […]

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 […]

MTU, Fairplay to Test MTU SCR System in Real Life

MTU, Fairplay to Test MTU SCR System in Real Life

On of the most difficult tasks for maritime engineers is posed by the upcoming emission regulations pushing for cleaner and more efficient engines compliant with IMO Tier III/IV NOx emission  standards, Dr. Ulrich Dohle,President and CEO of the Rolls-Royce Power Systems subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH said during a press briefing at the SMM. Mr Dohle said that MTU […]

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 […]

LNG Hybrid Barge Readying for Hamburg

LNG Hybrid Barge Readying for Hamburg

Environmentally-friendly Becker Marine Systems’ new LNG Hybrid Barge was launched in Komárno, Slovakia on September 5, 2014.  The barge operates as a floating power plant, designed to supply low-emission energy to cruise ships. The LNG Hybrid Barge is currently being prepared for towing and delivery to the Port of Hamburg. “This is an important day for the shipping industry, because the LNG […]

BV Classed Fleet Reaches 100 Million Tonnes

BV Classed Fleet Reaches 100 Million Tonnes

Strong growth in the numbers of ships being transferred into BV class has pushed the Bureau Veritas classed fleet past the 100 million gross tonnes milestone. At the end of the first half of 2014 BV classed 10,700 ships totalling over 100 m gt. Philippe Donche-Gay, Executive Vice President and Head of BV’s Marine & Offshore […]

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 […]

Tasneef Lands Classification Deal

Tasneef Lands Classification Deal

United Arab Emirates-based classification society Tasneef has signed a contract with Drydocks World to provide the classification and maritime surveying services to the Drydocks World’s fleet comprised of 11 ships. Three ships have already been surveyed (Shindagha-5, Umm Suqeem and Zabeel-4). As for the rest of the fleet, it is scheduled to be subject to classification and surveying after confirming […]

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