Monday, December 16, 2013 Maritime News

New Sonar Allows Hydrographic Surveying at Speed

Dec 16, 2013

Sweden's MMT Group has purchased a new Kongsberg EM2040-04 dual TX high resolution multibeam system which has been installed on their survey vessel 'MV Seabeam'.

MAN Dual-Fuel Engines for Two New LNG Carriers

Dec 16, 2013

Norwegian shipowners, Knutsen OAS Shipping, have ordered 2 × 2 7G70ME-GI engines to power two new 176,300 m3 capacity LNG carriers they have on order. MAN Diesel & Turbo has verified that,

Kongsberg Sonar Aids University Geo-Archeological Survey

Dec 16, 2013

Researchers from Plymouth University (UK) conducted a marine geoarchaeological survey off Methoni, Greece. The Kongsberg GeoAcoustics Dual Frequency Side Scan Sonar

Safe LNG Bunkering: OGP & ISO Issue Draft Guide

Dec 16, 2013

OGP (International Association of Oil and Gas Producers) and ISO (International Organization for Standardization) have released their interim draft in response

Coast Guard Show Top 2013 Action Videos

Dec 16, 2013

Drug busts. Environmental responses. Security patrols. Lives saved. These daily operations, like many performed by the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard, largely

Textainer Container Fleet Reaches 3-Million TEU Mark

Dec 16, 2013

Container leasing company, Textainer Group Holdings Limited, say that their their fleet surpassed 3 million TEU representing a major milestone for the company as well as the industry.

Cavotec Showcase Shore Power at Middle East Expo

Dec 16, 2013

During the recent 3-day TOC Middle East exposition, Cavotec Port & Maritime expert Daniel Lexander delivered a presentation – “Technical Solutions to Reduce Emissions

ABA, TCF Inventory Finance, Extend Financing Agreement

Dec 16, 2013

TCF Inventory Finance, Inc. inform it has extended its financing agreement with American Boatbuilders Association, Inc. (ABA). Under the agreement, TCFIF will continue

Revolution Lighting Win Navy MSC LED Contract

Dec 16, 2013

Revolution Lighting Technologies say that its Seesmart brand has been selected by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command to supply Lewis and Clark class T-AKE dry cargo/ammunition ships with 17,

DNV GL Launch New Global Brand

Dec 16, 2013

“The new brand that we launch today reflects our broader service offering aimed at enabling our customers to make the world safer, smarter and greener,” says Henrik O.

ABB's Marine Turbocharging Envisages Stormy 2014 Outlook

Dec 16, 2013

Rising fuel prices, low freight rates and overcapacity point to a challenging year ahead in the marine sector, says Dorit Timmann, head of ABB Turbocharging’s business in Germany,

Korea's STX Offshore Debt to Equity Swap Hastened

Dec 16, 2013

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. will issue new shares worth 38.4 billion won (US$36.5 million) as part of its debt-to-equity swap scheme. The shipbuilder will float 15.

Kerry Announces U.S. Assistance for Maritime Capacity in SE Asia

Dec 16, 2013

On December 16, Secretary of State John Kerry announced an initial commitment of $32.5 million in new regional and bilateral assistance to advance maritime capacity building in Southeast Asia.

Port of LA: Container Volumes Up 17.3%

Dec 16, 2013

The Port of Los Angeles has released its November 2013 cargo volumes. November overall volumes increased 17.3 percent compared to November 2012. The increase is

UTV1200 Operationally Ready in New Year

Dec 16, 2013

Pharos Offshore acquired an SMD built 1200HP cable burial tool in July 2013, since then the vehicle has undergone extensive modifications that have enhanced the

Transas Simulators Selected for Two Training Centers in Egypt

Dec 16, 2013

Transas Marine simulators have been chosen by the College of Maritime Transport and Technology and the Integrated Simulators Complex (ISC). These are the two institutions of Arab Academy of Science,

Euronav to Raise $150M of Perpetual Convertible Preferred Equity

Dec 16, 2013

The board of directors of Euronav NV announced that the company has raised $150 million (USD) via a private placement of a perpetual convertible preferred equity instrument.

Transas Upgrades Training Center in Jordan

Dec 16, 2013

Transas Middle East has won a contract to re-equip and expand Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies (JAMS) with new maritime simulators. The project includes relocation

New European Regs on Ship Recycling

Dec 16, 2013

The new European Regulation on ship recycling (Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013) was published on December 10, 2013 in the Official Journal of the European Union and

LCS 6 Launched at Austal

Dec 16, 2013

The future USS Jackson (LCS 6) launched from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 14, marking a production milestone for the littoral combat ship program.


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