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  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    In the afternoon of the 21st of November of 2011, the dredger Helle Saj travelling through a dense fog, collided with her sister ship Tonne, just 400 meters off the harbour entrance of Thorsminde and sank. Although the ship was lost, fortunately there were no casualties. Koole Maritiem, just completing a salvage project in Sweden, […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Hyperdynamics Corp. announced that it has appointed Paul C. Reinbolt as its new Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. Reinbolt will join the company effective August 8. Reinbolt is retiring from Marathon Oil Corporation after more than 30 years with the company, most recently serving as Vice President-Finance and Treasurer. In this role […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Heck is world renowned for its water management systems ideally suited to the maritime and dredging industries. Van Heck now reveals its newest world premiere, a complete pump system that enables the controlled, contained, fast (fuel-) oil recovery after incorrect or ‘off-spec’ fueling and in the event of grounding or calamity at sea. The […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released draft amendments to its rules and guidance for container carriers, approved by the ClassNK Technical Committee on November 19. The rules are scheduled to apply to container ships contracted for construction on or after 1 April 2016, three months before the application of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) new Longitudinal Strength […]

  • 21 March 2016

    Shipping losses continued their long-term downward trend with 85 total losses reported worldwide in 2015, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) fourth annual Safety and Shipping Review 2016. Although the number of losses remained stable year-on-year, declining by just 3% compared with the previous year (88), 2015 was the safest year in […]

  • 10 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      A unique guide to the technical aspects of marine hull and machinery insurance – a market handling many millions of dollars’ worth of claims each year – has been compiled by leading marine consultancy and survey company, BMT Marine & Offshore Surveys Ltd, a member of BMT Group Ltd. Indications have already emerged that […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Vessels

    Salvage specialist Resolve Marine has refloated cargo vessel MV Kaami, which ran aground in the Minch between Skye and Lewis, Scotland in late March, completing response operations with her tow to a dry dock in Loch Kishorn Scotland. The salvage operation was concluded after 43 days of working in northern Scotland’s unforgiving weather. The ship was refloated […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Environment, Regulation & policy, Vessels

    At least 17 dolphins have been found stranded on Mauritius’ shores over the past several days, BBC reports, raising questions about whether these could be linked to a recent oil spill from Wakashio bulker that went aground last month and subsequently split in two. Environmental group Greenpeace said at least four dead and four ailing […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dry bulk shipping market will remain in recession due to contracting demand for iron ore and coal, and any recovery is not expected until 2017, according to the Dry Bulk Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry. Falling demand and oversupply has severely impacted commodity values, with iron ore and coal prices in […]

  • 1 September 2015

    The death toll from the Tianjin port explosions has risen to 158 people, with 15 people still unaccounted for, the Associated Press reported citing local authorities. According to Tianjin’s government officials, the casualties were predominantly firefighters, a total of 94, who were rushed to the scene to contain the fires following the blasts, 11 policemen and 53 […]

  • 1 September 2015

    The death toll from the Tianjin port explosions has risen to 158 people, with 15 people still unaccounted for, the Associated Press reported citing local authorities. According to Tianjin’s government officials, the casualties were predominantly firefighters, a total of 94, who were rushed to the scene to contain the fires following the blasts, 11 policemen and 53 […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch parliament has agreed on an amendment of law that will fundamentally change the national flood defense standard. With the amendment, the Dutch flood standard will no longer be based on the probability of a flood given a certain height of the water level that can be expected during an extreme weather event. Instead, the […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Bernard Jenkin, Member of Parliament for Harwich and North Essex, visited Brightlingsea-based designer and builder of multi-purpose composite marine craft, CTruk, in London last week as the defence and security event DSEI drew to a close. CTruk launched its proof-of-concept Force Protection Craft, THOR – Twin Hulled Offshore Raider, at the show. After meeting the […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    An oil tanker that ran aground Tuesday, 35 miles east of Galveston, was freed yesterday from grounding as it refloated at 10:32 p.m, the US Coast Guard said. At approximately 8:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the captain of the SN Federica, a 750-foot Italian flagged oil tanker, reporting that […]

  • 13 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of the Sabre Spirit, a 190-foot Panamanian flag roll-on/roll-off cargo ship, after the vessel ran aground Friday morning off Current Cut, between the islands of Saint Thomas and Great Saint James, U.S. Virgin Islands, and was refloated afterwards with the rising tide.   There is no sign […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Some 50% of crews working on offshore support vessels are willing to compromise safety rather than say ‘no’ to clients or senior management, a report on workboat and OSV safety commissioned by operations and maintenance management software specialist Helm Operations finds. The independent report summarize six months of research by Fathom Maritime Intelligence and primary data […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Vessels

    UK’s Kishorn Port has welcomed the Petrojarl Banff FPSO for temporary mooring while its owner is looking for a suitable location for recycling.

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Some 50% of crews working on offshore support vessels are willing to compromise safety rather than say ‘no’ to clients or senior management, a report on workboat and OSV safety commissioned by operations and maintenance management software specialist Helm Operations finds. The independent report summarize six months of research by Fathom Maritime Intelligence and primary data […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The London P&I Club said that a recent analysis of collision cases has highlighted the effect which complacency on the bridge of the vessel can have on the incidence of casualties. The club recently undertook a ‘root cause’ analysis of collision cases which concluded that the majority could be categorised as human error, with complacency […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Further consolidation in the container shipping market seems to be imminent and is likely to result in the survival of five or six top carriers, according to the Chief Executive Officer of AP Møller Mærsk A/S, Søren Skou. In an interview with the Financial Times, Skou is cited as saying that “the consolidation trend in the past 24 […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    LOC Group Ltd (London Offshore Consultants) – a leading global marine engineering consultancy – has appointed Andrew Pointing into the newly created role of Group Director, Marine Assurance and Risk. This new position is part of an ongoing restructuring process which sees LOC creating a number of group-wide roles to ensure its business sectors are […]

  • 27 June 2008

    The lives of three UK fishermen have been saved thanks to the RNLI’s new and unique MOB Guardian man overboard and vessel locater alert system. This is the first time that the system has demonstrated its full effectiveness in helping to save lives in a real emergency situation. The RNLI Operations Room in Poole, Dorset […]