Training: Maritime Security Professional Training
Port facilities and Shipping companies are rushing to comply with new international and national maritime security requirements. The ISPS (International Ship and Port Security) and the U.S.
Coatings: Metal Fusion Helps Stop Corrosion
New advances in metal fusion technology produce a metalized coating with no porosity, which can be applied at rates similar to those achieved by airless painting practices.
Feature: The Corrosion Control Challenge
Last year Germanischer Lloyd and Mühlhan sponsored a Surface Protection Symposium in October in Lübeck, dealing with the topic of value retention in the shipping industry.
Profile: BollFilter: 50 Years of Success and Counting
For more than 50 years BollFilter has sought to design, manufacture and deliver advanced filtration technology, specializing in filtration technology for shipbuilding and engine-building.
Design: Contract for New Product Tanker Design
A contract covering the design of a 4,200dwt oil product tanker has been won by NVC -Design. It represents the first ship to be built to a concept developed by Rolls-Royce…
Technical: Homing in on Ships' Electrics
Power systems specialist Rolls-Royce now derives nearly $1.5 billion of total annual sales of $8.7 billion from the marine market, and an important element of its…
Satcom: Cellular Fixed Wireless Helps Deliver Mercy
Mercy Ships is a nonprofit organization operating medical relief ships that travel to the poorest countries of the world to perform medical services and community development programs.
Naval Reservists Assist in Water Taxi Rescue
Reservists from Naval Reserve Center (NRC) Baltimore assisted in the rescue of more than a dozen passengers from a water taxi that had capsized in Baltimore's Inner…
Satcom: Icebreaker Uses Satellite to Break Through Communications Barriers
In Finland and Sweden, a large percentage of commercial trade is transported by sea. During the winter months, this presents something of a challenge, as most of…
Security: Ship Security Alert Systems (SSAS)
The new Ship Security and Alert Systems (SSAS) regulations were adopted by International Maritime Organization (IMO) to enhance maritime security in response to…
Feature: Losing Contact ... Not an Option
Maritime communications is an estimated $1 billion industry, encompassing ship operators, merchant fleets, governments and private yacht owners. There is arguably…
Italy: Grimaldi Continues Fast Track Expansion
Manuel Grimaldi confided to some close friends last December that not only had he decided to set up a new line from Italy to Spain but also to purchase Superfast…
Feature: HAL's Vista Sails with ROCHEM Technology
The MS Oosterdam is Holland America Line's (HAL) second 1,848-passenger Vista-class ship. Delivered by Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, S.p.A., the ship includes…
Feature: He’s No Regular Joe
Joe Farcus has been in the ship design discipline of architecture for more than 28 years, starting from the refitting of old tonnage and leading up to being involved…
Feature: Miracle on Ice
Kvaerner Masa-Yards has delivered the $375 million, 2,124-passenger Carnival Miracle, to Carnival Cruise Lines - its 20th Fun Ship - in the traditional handover ceremonies in Helsinki.
Feature: Business Milestone for Vietnam
Vietnam's fledgling shipbuilding industry has raised its international profile by entering into a seminal agreement with the UK's Graig Group for the construction…
Column: When Security is Made Simple
How are we to implement an effective Maritime Security Program? When terrorists hijacked aircraft and used them as weapons, a significant paradigm shift occurred in how we view security in the U.S.
Column: MTSA: Another Key Layer of Port Security
The Layered Defense. This classic military strategy has been used as a primary approach for defending a valuable target, infrastructure or piece of property for centuries.
Column: Port Security: A Historical Perspective
Dennis L. Bryant, Senior Maritime Counsel at the law firm of Holland & Knight, Washington, D.C., is a contributing editor of MR/EN. The first foreign terrorist attack…
News: World's Largest Dry Transport Vessel Delivered
Heavy transport shipping company Dockwise Shipping B.V. took delivery of the M/V Blue Marlin after her conversion into the world's largest semi-submersible heavy…