School Encourages to Think "Inside" the Box
Somewhere, Malcom McLean, "the father of containerization," is smiling. Yesterday the NOL Group, the Singapore-based container shipping and logistics company, celebrated with the Philippine Christian Foundation (PCF) the inauguration of the container school called “Philippine Technical College.” The campus is unique in that it is built exclusively from APL cargo containers. NOL Group donated 53 containers to PCF and subsidized the purchase of 26 more.
Merchant Navy Vets Encourage Youngters to Learn, Remember
A group of veteran seafarers are encouraging youngsters to consider what has become an important but ‘forgotten profession’ as the country prepares to celebrate Merchant Navy Day on September 3. Residents at the Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society, a Surrey based home which provides dedicated accommodation and care to former seafarers and their dependants, said there is not enough awareness of the important role the Merchant Navy plays in our society among the younger generation.
Vizada Launches SkyFile C Store & Push Service
Vizada launched SkyFile C Store & Push to offer customers highly-reliable data reporting and polling services, including VMS (Vessel Monitoring System), LRIT (Long…
GL Exchange Forum - Report on MEPC's 62nd session
The subject of Carbon Dioxide dominates the future of many industries today. Whether it be the Shipping, Automotive, Aviation, or Power Generation industries the questions of how to account for…
Bourbon Announces 1H Results
“We have arrived at the end of a downturn that has lasted since late 2008, and the market for modern offshore vessels is now turning around. BOURBON has every chance of being the first to benefit from this new turn of events thanks to a high-performance modern fleet and a worldwide network. BOURBON’s operating income for the period is up 19.9% over the first half of the previous year and 145% over the previous six-month period.
N.E.I. Wins BWT Orders From Bohai Shipbuilding
N.E.I. Treatment Systems received its first order from Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry for two Venturi Oxygen Stripping (VOS) Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) to be installed aboard two 320…
Murmansk Shipping to Assist U.S. NSF
Murmansk Shipping Company was selected among other operators of icebreaking fleet by U.S. National Science Foundation (National Science Foundation - NSF) which provides U.S. Antarctic Program. The ice-breaker Vladimir Ignatyuk successfully works in Antarctica, including under the contract with the Center of Ocean and Antarctic Research of the Indian Government at Maitri and Larsemann Hills stations.
DryShips Reports 2Q Results
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter and six month period ended June 30, 2011. For the second quarter of 2011…
MTNW & Delmar – New Approaches to Offshore Mooring
Measurement Technology NW (MTNW) implemented its running line tensiometer (RLT) technology with a Samson synthetic rope in an offshore mooring monitoring project engineered by Delmar Systems. This implementation is MTNW’s first use of tension measurement technology with 2”+ synthetic ropes. Recently, Delmar Systems was contracted to moor an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to a major offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
GulfMark Orders Three PSVs from Poland
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: GLF) announced the initiation of a vessel construction program. The first three vessels in the program will be built by Remontowa Shipbuilding SA in Gdansk…