Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Maritime News

Dutch Insurers Want Security Guards

Jun 13, 2012

Owners, insurers, say Dutch ships at risk in piracy waters ought to be allowed to employ armed private security guards Last year the number of cases of piracy

Containership Adopts FleetBroadband

Jun 13, 2012

Inmarsat announce Ofer Ship Holding is to deploy the new FleetBroadband™ Multi-voice capability in its 'Zim Constanza' The deployment on ZIM CONSTANZA comes just

Greek Owners Sell Bulker, Reduce Debt

Jun 13, 2012

Greece-vased Seanergy Maritime Holdings sells its 172,173 dwt Capesize bulk carrier  'BET Scouter' for recycling The 1995-built, drybulk vessel, built in 1995 fetched a gross price of US$12,118,537.

Underwater Propeller Blade Straightening

Jun 13, 2012

With all five blades of its propeller severely bent, a 290-meter container vessel needed a fast, on-site solution to restore the propeller’s balance and efficiency.

Ofer Ship Holding Deploys FleetBroadband Multi-Voice

Jun 13, 2012

Inmarsat, the provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that Ofer Ship Holding has adopted the new FleetBroadband Multi-voice capability.

MTU Series 4000 Marine Engines Selected by Southern Towing

Jun 13, 2012

Tognum America Inc., a Tognum Group subsidiary and manufacturer of marine and off-highway engines, will supply twelve MTU Series 4000 diesel engines to power six

Incat Crowther Delivers Chinese-Built 35m CAT Ferries

Jun 13, 2012

Incat Crowther announced the delivery of two 35m Catamaran Passenger Ferries built by Afai Southern Shipyard in China.   Hai Ju and Hai Yao were commissioned by Zhuhai High Speed Ferry Co,

New Safer Vessel Transfer System

Jun 13, 2012

Scira Offshore Energy, operator of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, will utilise a new UK-designed vessel transfer system to provide its wind farm technicians

Jensen Design Longliner Reaches Construction Milestone

Jun 13, 2012

Jensen-Designed Commercial Longliner Fishing Vessel, Northern Leader, Achieves Construction Milestone; Environmentally Friendly Vessel is Ahead of Schedule Due

Crowley Sends ATB to Guantanamo Bay

Jun 13, 2012

Crowley Sends First Articulated Tug-Barge to Guantanamo Bay to Deliver Fuel at U.S. Naval Base.   Crowley Maritime Corporation’s shipping services to Cuba reached

"One Call" Offers SPRO Services in Over 160 China Ports

Jun 13, 2012

Shanghai Resolve-Shengmin OSRO Company, Ltd. (SRSOC), a  Level 1 Ship Pollution Response Organization (SPRO), has introduced its wide network of Ship Pollution

LR Safety Alert: Turbocharger Safety

Jun 13, 2012

Applicability: Operators of ships fitted with TCA33, TCR14, TCR16, TCR18, TCR20 and TCR22 turbochargers.   MAN Diesel & Turbo have issued two Alert Service Bulletins

Imtech Marine Awarded Second Jack-Up Contract

Jun 13, 2012

Imtech Marine (Radio Holland Netherlands) has been awarded an extensive contract from Jack-Up Barge for the communication and IT systems for its newbuild, self-elevating platform JB-118.

Descartes to Acquire IES

Jun 13, 2012

Descartes Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Integrated Export Systems Business; Adds a Robust Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker Community Specializing in

Hapag-Lloyd Supervisory Board Elects New Chairman

Jun 13, 2012

Dr Michael Frenzel, Chairman of the Executive Board of TUI AG, resigned from his position in the Hapag-Lloyd Supervisory Board as planned.   Dr Jürgen Weber,

Box Ships to Acquire Two OOCL Vessels

Jun 13, 2012

Box Ships Inc. Enters Into Agreement To Acquire Two Vessels From OOCL And Related Financing Transaction; public offering of preferred shares and warrants commenced.

Korea-built Ro-Pax for Greece

Jun 13, 2012

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering delivers Ro-Pax ship 'Blue Star Patmos' to Attica Group   Greek-flagged Blue Star Patmos, represents an investment of more than Euro 70 million,

MOL to Scrap, Lay-up, Bulkers

Jun 13, 2012

MOL slates total of 10-20 'Capesize' bulk carriers for scrapping and cold lay-up Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced plans

Middle East Port Upgrade

Jun 13, 2012

  DP World unveils the first phase of plans to upgrade Dubai's Al Hamriya Traditional Port DP World, UAE Region announce  completion of the first phase of the

Pallas Go for 'Cold Ironing'

Jun 13, 2012

Swedish coastal shipping company Pallas Shipping to use electrical shore power in port, turn off generators, prefer green electricity sources Pallas Shipping has


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