Ship Repair & Conversion

Shipbreaking Practices in 2015 Reveal Appalling Record -Report

Ignoring industry leaders and human rights and environmental organizations, ship owners continue to profit from dangerous and dirty shipbreaking practices on South Asian beaches in 2015,

Dumpers 2015 - Examples of Particularly Bad Practices

 The worst dumper prize goes to IDAN OFER, son of shipping magnate Sammy Ofer. Idan Ofer owns QUANTUM PACIFIC GROUP and has a controlling stake in Israel’s largest publicly traded company,

SS United States to Sail Again

Crystal Cruises reaches deal to restore the record-breaking and storied SS United States to a fully operational modern luxury cruise ship   Crystal Cruises has

Sherwin Williams Heat-Flex Protects, Insulates

Enhancing safety and minimizing ‘corrosion under insulation’ risks means turning to an insulative acrylic coating from Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings.

Oil Tanker Allision near New Orleans

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an oil tanker vessel allision on the Mississippi River near New Orleans.   The incident involved one vessel, Cyprus-flagged tanker Nordbay,

Another Brutal Year for Korean Shipyards?

 2016 could be a brutal year for Korean Shipyards. Yonhap reports that the country's shipbuilders failed to clinch any new orders in January, underscoring the protracted

Scot Tanker Opts for MarineLine Coatings

Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has signed a contract with Scot Tanker, based in Istanbul, Turkey, for up to eight chemical tanker retrofits using the patented

Spanish Ship Repair On a Winning Streak

Strategically located Spain, linking countries in Europe, Africa and the Americas, along with a dynamic coast line dotted with number of highly proactive ports

SCHOTTEL Expands Repair Capacity

The newly extended repair facilities at SCHOTTEL’s German headquarters in Spay are now operational. The space was previously used solely for manufacturing new drives,

More Maritime Firms Sign Up for Helm CONNECT

Software developer Helm Operations announced that over the last two months it has signed on 15 more commercial maritime companies to its planned maintenance and compliance software, Helm CONNECT.

Interior Outfitting: Water & Air

Workboats depend on reliable sources of both. To that end, the basic keys to crew comfort are both manifested in Dometic’s newest equipment offerings. As the New Year kicks off,

Rough Waters for Washington State Ferries

Improved funding and management changes have the nation’s largest ferry system on a course to better times. Challenges remain, but WSF tackles each one in turn.

GE Extends Royal Canadian Navy Contract

GE Canada announced it recently extended a contract with Public Services and Procurement Canada to provide maintenance and logistics support services for a 15th year.

Atlantis Tankers Orders 10 Optimarin BWTS

Optimarin has consolidated its position within the EX approved ballast water treatment (BWT) segment with a 10 vessel contract from Atlantis Tankers Group and its management arm Armona Denizcilik,

Safety Milestone for Maydon Wharf Infrastructure Upgrade

Transnet Capital Projects (TCP) – which is overseeing Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to reconstruct the quay walls and deepen berths at

India Seeks Merchant Banks for Cochin Shipyard IPO

 Indian Government has initiated procedures for sale of shares of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) by seeking expression of interest (EoI) from merchant bankers

Innovative A-Frame Crane for RV Sikuliaq

Recently installed aboard the R/V Sikuliaq was Allied Marine Crane’s innovatively redesigned A-Frame crane, which aims to improve the safety and capability of the marine research industry.

Merus Technology for VOS Paradise

Vroon Offshore Service B.V., an international shipping company with a fleet of approximately 90 offshore vessels, has again trusted in Merus technology, commissioning

Cruise Repair to Keep GBSL Busy in 2016

Repair yard Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited (GBSL) is in store for a busy year, with 20 cruise vessels booked for repair, maintenance and overhaul work in 2016. The

Saudi, Foreign Firms sign Shipbuilding MoU

National oil giant Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a shipbuilding and repair complex in the kingdom, part of Saudi Arabia's efforts

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