Top News of the Week March 31 – April 5, 2014

Two Missing after Ship Collision off Spain

Singapore-flagged car carrier Baltic Breeze collided with a Spanish fishing vessel near the Port of Vigo, Spain Tuesday morning.

Universal Marine Orders Four Boxships

Dutch shipper Universal Marine has placed an order, its biggest yet, for four 2,350 TEU containerships to be built at Sainty Marine Corp. Ltd.

World’s First ‘Oblique’ Icebreaker Returns from Sea Trials

The innovative multi-purpose salvage ice class ship ‘Baltika’ returned to the port of Helsinki on 30 March 2014, after the second stage of sea trials.

The Girls Who Found Themselves at Sea…(Part 1)(Part 2)

or most of us, the image that springs to mind when we picture an officer on an offshore pipelay or support vessel is not that of a 20-something woman. Well, the marine industry has traditionally been rather a male bastion, but there are many female officers too – and the numbers are getting larger every year. It turns out the old myths that a woman on board a ship is bad luck just simply aren’t true.

Ulstein Enters New Market with Ocean Going Tugs

Ulstein has sold design and equipment packages for four ocean going tugs to Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair in Japan. The vessels will be built for the Dutch company ALP Maritime Services.

 

 

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

Posted on April 6, 2014 with tags .

In Depth>

Events>

<< Feb 2020 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 1

The 9th Annual Event Green Shiptech China Congress 2020

The 9th Annual Event- Green Shiptech China Congress 2020 will be held on next…

read more >

Belgian Offshore Days 2020

During this event, a conference will be held with focus on “Increasing value by data driven innovation…

read more >

7th Annual Arctic Exchange

Every year the Exchange invites delegates from across the globe to come together to listen to key senior management teams…

read more >

World Future Ports Summit 2020

This event will bring together ports and maritime shipping professionals from global leading companies and authorities to discuss recent digital technologies…

read more >