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  • 24 March 2014

    ‘‘Many ship owners wish their vessels could be more maintenance-free,” says Gerald Rolfe, manager for Asset Management Services at SKF Focused Industries Marine, ”but the marine sector also needs to comply with international maritime laws and a regulatory environment, which ensure the regular, invasive inspection of critical equipment, to ensure structural integrity and reduced risk […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Corrosion to many people is the mysterious manifestation that those in the maritime industry all have to deal with at some point or other. It is often misunderstood and because it appears at first sight – in theory at least – a somewhat simple to explain electro-chemical action its understanding and methods of dealing with […]

  • 12 May 2014

    Educating seafarers about responsibility towards marine nature and the possibility to dispose their waste in harbours instead of at sea is necessary, according to Bek & Verburg managing director Daan van Mullem. It also helps to know that waste collection is included in the harbour dues. Bek & Verburg’s close cooperation with environmentalist NGOs like […]

  • 4 August 2016

    The latest amendments to the MARPOL Annex I for the prevention of oil pollution are scheduled to come into effect on October 1, 2016, according to Marine Department of the Government of Hong Kong. The amendment regulation states that oil residue (sludge) tank for machinery space should be provided with a designated pump for disposal of the oil residue and […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Scour Prevention Systems has won a full US patent for its Scour Prevention Mattresses (SPM), designed to protect offshore structures, cables and pipelines from scour.

  • 25 November 2013

    Worldwide, drowning is claiming and affecting millions of lives every year. To help combat this problem the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) and the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) have agreed and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The IMRF brings the world’s maritime search and rescue (SAR) organisations together, whilst the ILS is the world […]

  • 24 January 2011

    The Korean Navy deserves accolades for its bravery and tenacity in rescuing crew members of the Samho Jewelry, a chemical freighter hijacked by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea. The triumphant and dramatic raid helped secure the safe return of all 21 hostages and dealt a blow to the pirate network in the region. The […]

  • 28 June 2012

    The Industry Minister has led the management team from the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) to Japan to assure Japanese investors of Thailand’s flood prevention plan in a bid to create investor confidence. During the roadshow to Japan, Industry Minister M.R. Phongsawat Svastiwat presented Thailand’s industrial and investment promotion strategies to Japanese investors, while […]

  • 10 March 2011

      Until the end of April, the contractor will be busy planting four kilometres of dune with young marram grass. Most of this work will be done by hand. The grassroots will retain the sand of the new dunes, preventing erosion. The last two kilometres of dune, including the stretch of dunes near the Slufter, are expected to be planted in the autumn. Once this […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    MOL is studying advanced navigation support system with the aim of preventing collisions.

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Responsible for repair and maintenance work at HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder, SCA (Service Center Altenwerder), has received its ‘Prevention Prize 2013’ from the Trade & Goods Distribution Mutual Society (BGHW). The prize is for a mobile anti-fall structure developed by HHLA staffer Uwe Soltwischlte. The basic idea is to erect a fence about 1.5 metres […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Royal Irrigation Department Director-General Lertviroj Kowattana claimed that all 123 flood prevention projects, initiated under the government’s emergency relief policy in fiscal 2012, are progressing well and will definitely be completed in 2 months’ time. Mr. Lertviroj stated that all upstream projects are set to be finished by the end of this month, while those […]

  • 17 May 2019

    Togo Navy prevented the hijacking of a product tanker in the Gulf of Guinea.

  • 22 April 2013

    The chairman and chief executive of the Somerset Consortium of Drainage Boards described a meeting with two Defra ministers on the Somerset Levels to discuss flooding as ‘encouraging’. Peter Maltby, Chairman, and Nick Stevens, Chief Executive, pressed the case for Government to help fund flood alleviation works for the Somerset Levels with Farming Minster David […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Heavy rains in the state of Veracruz, Mexico between September and October of 2010 led to the overflow of the Jamapa and Cotaxtla rivers. This caused flooding and major damage in the surrounding urban areas, particularly in the municipalities of Medellin and Boca del Rio, south of the city of Veracruz, in the Gulf of […]

  • 19 March 2012

      The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Lok Sabha today in a written reply to a question that no Indian Merchant Ship has been hijacked during the last three years. The Minister further stated that the Government has initiated various preventive / mitigating security measures for combating piracy which include the […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Scour Prevention Systems Ltd appointed Tim Smith as business development manager to their growing team. Tim was previously sales manager at leading offshore wind industry service provider CWind. Prior to that he was business development manager at Fendercare, where he played a leading role in developing the company’s activities in the renewables sector, leading to […]

  • 4 July 2010

    Work will start this month on a project to improve the city’s drainage system to prevent flash flooding…   By Jeannette Rivera-Lyles [mappress] Source: orlandosentinel, July 4, 2010;

  • 14 October 2013

    The town of Dunwich on the coast of Suffolk has nearly all been lost to coastal erosion. Once a thriving sea-port is now a historic site of marine archaeological interest. The first mention of a settlement in this area was ‘Dunmoc’ in the 7th Century. In the Doomsday book (1086) there is one church but […]

  • 11 June 2010
    Equipment

    Chevron Corp.’s blowout preventer – “the last line of defence” against a massive oil spill off Newfoundland – has shortcomings that could… [mappress] Source: theglobeandmail, June 11, 2010:

  • 30 March 2020

    MUA urges Australia’s maritime businesses to implement a framework aimed at preventing coronavirus transmission.

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dedicated to supporting all professionals working in flood prevention, management and recovery, the first ever “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” will be held at ExCeL London on December 4 and 5. “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” is both a problem solving conference and a solutions exhibition that will feature many of the world’s leading flood prevention […]