Shipping a Moving Target for Cyber Threats

Lars Lange, IUMI Secretary-General, speaks of numerous challenges related to cyber risk insurance

UN Agencies Launch ‘The Blueprint for Ocean and ...

UN Agencies Launche 'The Blueprint for Ocean and Coastal Sustainability' in Paris, France

United Nations agencies in Paris ( 1 November 2011) launched a plan to improve the management of oceans and coastal ...

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Greece: Danaos Corporation Receives Another Addition in ...

Danaos Corporation Receives Another Addition in Its Fleet

Danaos Corporation, a leading international owner of containerships, announced that on October 26, 2011, it took ...

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Spain: HMC, Astilleros Armon Sign LOI for Two AHTS Vessels

  Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has signed a Letter of Intent with Astilleros Armon, in Vigo, Spain, for ...

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Japan: MHI Secures Two Contracts from Carnival Corporation

Japan - MHI Secures Two Contracts From Carnival Corporation

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd has completed two shipbuilding contracts with Carnival Corporation & plc, for ...

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Russia: Euroyachting Group Develops New Fast-Speed ...

  New multipurpose fast-speed river-sea class patrol boat Lider-17 has been created by Euroyachting group. ...

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Norway: Dolphin Declares Option for Seismic Vessel ...

  Seismic company Dolphin Geophysical has declared the option of yn 533. The vessel, a high capacity 3D vessel ...

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Greece: Kelvin Hughes’ Athens Seminar Tackles Piracy ...

Greece - Kelvin Hughes’ Athens Seminar Tackles Piracy Issues Head-on

Thursday 20 October 2011 saw world-leading navigational systems provider Kelvin Hughes present the first in its ...

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Germany: SMM Highlights Key Issues of Maritime Industry ...

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  World’s leading shipbuilding industry fair highlights key issues of maritime industry at its 25th anniversary ...

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UK: IMO Secretary-General Urges States to Bring 2010 ...

IMO Secretary-General Urges States to Bring 2010 HNS Protocol into Force

IMO Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos urged States to take steps to bring the 2010 Protocol to the ...

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Denmark: IOPC Funds to Examine Definition of Ship

Denmark - IOPC Funds to Examine Definition of Ship

At the Assembly held on 24-28 October 2011, the IOPC decided to establish a working group under the chairmanship of ...

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Norway: DOF Subsea Inks Contract with DONG for Skandi ...

Norway - DOF Subsea Inks Contract with DONG for Skandi Constructor

DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, has signed a contract with DONG for Skandi Constructor. The contract will ...

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Singapore: COSCO Nantong Delivers Installation Vessel

Singapore - COSCO Nantong Delivers Installation Vessel to European Buyer

The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announced that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a ...

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Russia: Arctic Research Vessel ‘Mikhail ...

  The first research vessel laden with waste materials carried from the Russian Arctic polar stations has ...

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Spain: Cadiz Port to Construct New Container Terminal

  Cadiz Bay Port Authority has signed a €92.04m ($130m) contract with a consortium composed of Acciona (50%) ...

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Finland: Cargotec Secures Two Contracts for MacGregor ...

  In October Cargotec secured two contracts worth around EUR 15 million for complete MacGregor RoRo access and ...

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Cyprus: Deep Sea Supply Gives October Status Fleet Update

Deep Sea Supply Gives October Status Fleet Update

In October 2011 Deep Sea Supply`s AHTS fleet (all 12 AHTS Vessels) had an average gross income of approx. USD ...

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Russia: Ust-Luga Port Hosts Baltic Forum of Compatriots

Russia - Ust-Luga Port Hosts Baltic Forum of Compatriots

On 29 October, Saturday, Ust-Luga Port hosted a visiting session of «The Baltic Forum of Compatriots» organized ...

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UK: LNG Carrier Scheduled at South Hook Next Week

  The Al Samriya LNG carrier, with a capacity of 263,000 cubic metres, is due to arrive in the UK’s South Hook ...

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UK: Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s Vision Signed

UK - Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s Vision Signed

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a coalition of global companies including Wärtsilä, and NGOs spanning ...

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The Netherlands: Ahoy, HME Organise Special Green Route ...

  With increasing interest in sustainable shipping, Ahoy in cooperation with HME will organise for the second ...

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Norway: Farstad Cancels Agreement to Sell PSV Lady Christine

Norway - Farstad Cancels Agreement to Sell PSV Lady Christine

In press release of 4 July 2011 Farstad informed that Farstad Shipping ASA, through its wholly owned subsidiary P/R ...

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South Korea: Samsung Heavy Selects OCTOPUS-Onboard for ...

  One of the leading shipbuilders in the world, Samsung Heavy Industries, has selected Amarcon to provide an ...

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South Korea: DSME, GL Provide First Solution to ...

- South Korea - DSME, GL Provide First Solution to LNG-fuelled Large Container Vessels

LNG, as a promising fuel alternative, has not been used for container vessels. DSME and Germanischer Lloyd (GL) ...

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Norway: Wilhelmsen Ships Service Marks 10 Months of ...

Norway- Wilhelmsen Ships Service Marks 10 Months of Successful ADC Handling

Since the start of 2011, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) Ships Agency has been successfully dealing with the needs ...

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General Organisation of Sea Ports, Georgian Ministry of ...

General Organisation of Sea Ports, Georgian Ministry of Economy Sign MoU

The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry ...

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Bermuda: Frontline Sells Suezmax Tanker ‘Front ...

  Frontline Ltd. has entered into an agreement to sell its 1996-built Suezmax tanker Front Hunter to VTN ...

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Russia: Salvage Tug Alatau Returns to Pacific Fleet ...

Powerful salvage tug Alatau returned to Pacific Fleet (PF) rescue service. Built in 1983 by Admiralteyskie Verfi ...

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