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  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Every year, June 25th is celebrated globally as the Day of the Seafarer, an official United Nations observance day. This year, once again, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is asking people everywhere to show their appreciation, through social media, for seafarers and their contribution to global prosperity. At the heart of this year’s campaign is […]

  • 20 July 2011

    Up to 70 jobs are to be created by fast-growing marine firm Seajacks after the business won a £100m-plus contract to help build a windfarm… (edp24) [mappress] Source: edp24, July 20, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    With relation to the Contracts of Purchase and Sale of ships, entered into with the South Atlantic Shipyard (Estaleiro Atlântico Sul – EAS), in connection with the Fleet Modernization and Expansion Program (Promef), Transpetro reports that: 1) The EAS complied with the conditions contained in the Addendum which suspended the construction contracts of 4 of […]

  • 11 July 2014

    Problems of 6,400 seafarers and their families were resolved during 2013, according to the 2013 Annual Review for SeafarerHelp issued by the International Seafarers’ Welfare Assistance Network (ISWAN).   SeafarerHelp is a free 24 hour multi-lingual helpline for seafarers.  There was a 35% increase in the number of new cases handled by the SeafarerHelp team, and […]

  • 12 December 2007

    The oil slick from the Statfjord oil spill on 12 December is moving towards the north-east. According to StatoilHydro’s calculations it has reached the Snorre field in the North Sea.

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new guidance for shipowners on how shipping companies and crews can implement an effective ‘safety culture’. The new ICS Guidelines, being distributed free of charge throughout the industry, were launched at a reception today, sponsored by ICS, for Governments attending the IMO Symposium on the Future of […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares and Arcadis have started a project in Colombia to prevent flooding by using the right software models and by training the local operation managers. Severe floods hit the Cauca region in 2010, causing extensive damage. To prevent future flooding the team will migrate and update a model of the river Cauca and work out […]

  • 11 May 2010

    French shipping analyst Alphaliner has said that 2011 could see a new wave of containership orders due to a depleting orderbook and healthier trade outlook. According to the Paris-based analyst, the present orderbook could fall to an all-time low of 9.8 percent by December 2011 if the present order drought persists.

  • 9 July 2014

    Two long-term visions determine the research activities at Imtech Marine: to develop the unmanned ship and to create the zero-emission ship. Research projects suggested by the company engineers or clients are evaluated by their contribution to one or both of these goals. ”At Imtech, we have taken a leading position in hybrid propulsion with, among […]

  • 29 December 2006

    Attempts were due to be made to help a rig support vessel which lost power and was drifting 100 miles east of the coast of Aberdeen.

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Norfolk received $1,548,476 from the Virginia Stormwater Local Assistance Fund for several projects throughout the city. Governor Terry McAuliffe made the announcement Tuesday as part of $21.5 million in grants issued from the fund. Norfolk’s projects will assist with the city’s requirements to meet the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay TMDL (“pollution diet”) and […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Improving hull and propeller performance is an effective and quick-win solution for shipowners seeking to boost the energy efficiency of their fleet. The reliable and accurate measurement of performance allows owners to make both fuel-cost and greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions savings, based on informed investment decisions. The new functionality in the Marorka Online solution is fully […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Too many shipping companies are solving the same IT issues instead of learning from their counterparts, whom have already solved the same challenges. Neptunes Guide is now on its way to address this issue. shipIT, a Danish based consulting company focused at the shipping industry, has received funding from the Danish Maritime Fund to develop an internet […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government will work with communities to help reduce the impact of flooding by clarifying the responsibility and management of levees throughout Victoria. Minister for Water Peter Walsh today released the Coalition Government’s response to the Environment and Natural Resource Committee (ENRC) inquiry into flood mitigation infrastructure, which was conducted following severe floods […]

  • 10 November 2006

    The FBI has been called in to help in the investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of a Fife pensioner from a cruise ship. James Ewan, 73, from Burntisland was reported missing from the Celebrity Century after it had set sail from Madeira on Friday, 3 November. The ship was going from Spain to the US […]

  • 9 October 2006

    Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has accepted an invitation to patron of Shosholoza. The Archbishop is scheduled to meet with the team on November 27 when they return to South Africa for a short break over the winter. Captain Salvatore Sarno, the managing director of Shosholoza says he is honoured by Archbishop Tutu

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is looking to appoint a marine contractor to undertake cabling works at its tidal testing site in Orkney.

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the government to expedite help for farmers including the dredging of canals and other bodies of water. The prime minister ordered every ministry to come up with measures to help farmers from water shortages during the upcoming drought season. According to the […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The last year has been a turbulent time for the international logistics industry and has forced cargo owners, logistics handlers and many other key stakeholders to evaluate their operations. Today, efficiency and productivity are more important than ever before and businesses are looking at implementing new practices and technologies that ensure costs are reduced and […]

  • 30 August 2011

    Work will begin this week on a $5 million upgrade at the International Marine Terminal in Portland, where operators say a pier expansion…  (bangordailynews) [mappress] Source: bangordailynews, August 30, 2011;  

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Naval Vessel LÉ Roisin has taken up station at the scene 30 nautical miles off the Old Head of Kinsale where the Merchant Vessel ABUK LION is in difficulty. It is not thought the vessel is any immediate danger. LE Roisin was sent to the area following a request from the Coast Guard and […]