Readers’ Picks of the Week (Sep 08-14, 2014)

Unmanned Vessels to Take Over Our Seas?

Readers' Pick of the WeekResearchers at Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (MARINTEK) believe that in ten to twenty years time there will be 200 metre cargo vessels plying the oceans without the need of a captain or crew.Read more


Limited Data Put Svendborg Maersk in Dire Straits

Readers' Pick of the WeekThe Danish Maritime Accident Investigation Board (DMAIB) has prepared a marine accident report shedding light on the circumstances that led to Svendborg Maersk container ship accident at Biscay Bay, on February 14, 2014.Read more


World’s First Battery Driven Car Ferry Named Ship of the Year

Readers' Pick of the WeekThe world’s first battery driven car ferry – ZeroCat™ 120 owned by Ferry owner Norled and being built by Fjellstrand Yard has won the prestigious “Ship of the Year” industry award presented in Hamburg today.Read more


VIDEO: Tilting Lock to End Traffic Congestion

Readers' Pick of the WeekA major road bridge with no need to open because ships ‘submerge’ under it, a concept dubbed the new Tilting Lock has been introduced by Dutch engineers at Royal HaskoningDHV.Read more


Nicaragua Canal Construction Start Confirmed

Readers' Pick of the WeekDecember 2014 is confirmed as the start of the Interoceanic Canal of Nicaragua construction works, with the completion of the project scheduled for 2019, Telemaco Talavera, a member of the Grand Canal Commission told the EFE news agency.Read more

 

World Maritime News Staff, September 14, 2014

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