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  • 28 August 2007

    As the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) prepares to round out a year of festivities marking its 40th Anniversary, this year’s Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, now in its 18th edition, promises to be an extra special celebration of the finest in sailing prowess and technology. The event, hosted by YCCS and organized in conjunction with […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The University of Tasmania’s newly-launched autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) nupiri muka has been deployed on her first science mission in Launceston’s Tamar River to help gain a better understanding of how the river bed changes through time. Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) researcher Erica Spain said the AUV was being used to map […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Atlantic Container Line has signed a contract with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding to build the five largest RORO/Containerships (CONROs) in the world. The G4 (Generation 4) vessels will replace ACL’s existing fleet of G3 CONROs operating in the company’s transatlantic service. The new vessels will be the first of their type ever built. They will be bigger, […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony for a new IHC Easydredge 700 took place last week at the Rio Maguari Shipyard in Belem, Para, Brazil. According to Royal IHC, IMA will be the name of the dredger that the Dutch company set to deliver to the Peruvian Cohidro and means ‘friend’ in a local dialect of the […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Explosive ordnance risk mitigation expert Bodac has collaborated with ECS Special Projects to design an underwater mine disposal system. According to the company, the system retains all the main characteristic of the Cobra mine disposal system, and meets DEF Standards, International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG), International Mine Action Standards (IMAS), Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines. […]

  • 14 April 2015

    Nigerian navy thwarted a pirate attack in Lagos over the weekend targeting a product tanker loaded with petroleum bound for Nigeria. A group of ten men in two speed boats followed the tanker and managed to board the ship identified as MT Imas. The crew managed to send request for assistance before being overpowered by the pirate gang. A […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Africa-focused oil and gas company Lekoil has signed a commercial offtake agreement with Shell Western Supply and Trading Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell. Lekoil said on Thursday that it executed an offtake agreement in respect to the sales of its crude entitlement from the Otakikpo marginal field offshore Nigeria. The field is operated […]

  • 31 March 2017

    Nigeria-based oil and gas company Lekoil has secured an advance payment facility of $15 million from Shell Western Supply and Trading Limited, a member of the Royal Dutch Shell group. Lekoil said on Friday that the deal payment facility with Shell was agreed with its wholly owned subsidiary Lekoil Oil and Gas Investments Limited. According […]

  • 22 October 2019

    AXYS has appointed Richard Khaira-Creswell as the director of the Project Management Office (PMO) and senior principle metocean engineer. The PMO at AXYS coordinates efforts company-wide to help the company meet and exceed clients’ Floating LiDAR and Metocean campaign project expectations. In this role, Richard oversees a team of project managers who work closely with […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Atlantic Container Line has signed a contract with Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding to build the five largest RORO/Containerships (CONROs) in the world. The G4 (Generation 4) vessels will replace ACL’s existing fleet of G3 CONROs operating in the company’s transatlantic service. The new vessels will be the first of their type ever built. They will be bigger, […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    RightShip yesterday announced the appointment of IBM to realise the potential of Big Data within its Ship Vetting Information System (SVIS™) to deliver the most sophisticated, enterprise-ready risk management system available to the maritime industry. IBM’s advanced predictive analytics and real-time reporting will give RightShip customers instant access to its wealth of information and allow […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Malaysia has what it takes to emerge as a global player in the shipbuilding/ship repairing (SBSR) industry, given its features, advantages and competencies. The industry is a key contributor to the nation’s economy, generating RM7.05 bln(approx $ 2.3 bln) of revenues in 2011 and employing 20,000 people. Ten projects approved in Malaysia related to shipbuilding, […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Central North Sea (CNS) is a mature basin, yet still rich in opportunities for the discovery and development of new fields. Although this seems somewhat contradictory, targets continue to be elusive as the area is notoriously difficult for seismic imaging, especially the deep High-Pressure High-Temperature (HPHT) part of the Central Graben. CGG has been […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Malaysia has what it takes to emerge as a global player in the shipbuilding/ship repairing (SBSR) industry, given its features, advantages and competencies. The industry is a key contributor to the nation’s economy, generating RM7.05 bil. of revenues in 2011 and employing 20,000 people. Ten projects approved in Malaysia related to shipbuilding, ship repairing and […]

  • 10 April 2009

    The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) presented its 2009 sporting calendar today to journalists and guests at Milan’s Leonardo da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology. The calendar reflects the Club’s development in two related yet distinct areas: organization of first-class sporting events for established and emerging competitive sailboat classes and development and promotion of […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Safety, Technology

    By Eize de Vries Unexploded ordnance (UXO) represents substantial risk and cost for the rapidly growing global offshore wind industry when planning new large-scale windfarms including cable routing and other activities in the marine environment. We spoke with Fugro Project Director Marco Gilissen, who leads an expanding subsea geo-intelligence group specialized in the full spectrum […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Legal Committee encouraged Member States to ratify and bring into force, as soon as possible, the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, 2010 (2010 HNS Convention), which to date has received no ratification. During the Committee’s 102nd session […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) have announced the start date for the IIMS accredited vessel inspectors (AVIs) scheme, for CMID work on a worldwide basis as 1 June. The registration for IIMS AVIs starts at the beginning of May in order to allow for processing of applications from 1 […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) proposals as the basis for the review of the IMO Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC/Circ.645). The review will be taken forward by an IMO intersessional correspondence group that will further develop the draft, with a view […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Market outlooks, Research & Development

    The international shipping industry will fail to tackle its global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions unless it puts in place rules that truly reflect the climate impact of shipping fuels, a new report finds.

  • 25 May 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The shipping industry will have to commit to more ambitious policies, and fast, if it wants to get on track with the adoption of clean technologies and meet the energy efficiency design index (EEDI) requirements, the International energy Agency (IEA) said. Namely, in its latest report titled “Tracking Clean Energy Progress: 2017” the agency said that the international […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    It becomes easier to verify whether exhaust gas cleaning systems comply with the stricter limit values for sulphur emissions at sea, Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) said welcoming the IMO’s plans to amend the guidelines on approval of exhaust gas cleaning systems. Namely, last week, the second session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and […]