North American World Maritime Day in Tampa on 27 October
Piracy, Stewardship, Safety and Security to be featured at the 2011 World Maritime Day Observance and US Coast Guard Missions Conference. Piracy will be the focus…
Germanischer Lloyd: Fleet Passes 100 Million GT
GL’s fleet in service passed the historic mark of 100 million GT. Over 7,200 vessels are under the regular technical supervision of GL. The fleet doubled within the past six years.
Coast Guard Conducts Operation "Make Way"
Coast Guard to conduct Operation Make Way on Columbia and Willamette Rivers. The Coast Guard is stressing the importance of the law requiring smaller vessels to stay out of the path of larger oncoming vessels by conducting Operation Make Way this fall fishing season. Operation Make Way is a joint recreational boater education and enforcement campaign designed to help boaters understand the need to…
SungDong Expands Use of AVEVA Marine Solutions
SungDong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. Expands its Use of AVEVA Marine Solutions. Agreement to increase AVEVA Marine user licenses. AVEVA (LSE:AVV), a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, announced today that SungDong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (SungDong) has extended its contract for the use of AVEVA Marine to drive the design of commercial vessels.
Cubic Global Tracking Solutions Supports DoD Efforts
Cubic Global Tracking Solutions Supports DoD With Generation II Satellite Enabled Tracking & Intrusion Detection Devices. Container Tracking & Monitoring Solution…
London Club: No Exemptions from IMSBC code
London Club says owners must not accept exemptions from IMSBC code for DRI cargoes. THE London P&I Club has urged shipowners to be alert to any attempt by shippers and other cargo interests to claim exemptions from the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code in connection with the carriage of DRI (Direct Reduced Iron) cargoes. Long-standing concerns about the carriage of DRI - involving the possibility of a chemical reaction between the cargo and water…
DNV accredited for wind turbine certification in Korea
As the first international certification body DNV has received accreditation in Korea to deliver type and project certification of wind turbines and wind farms.
Bristol Harbor Group Designs Offshore Oil Towboat
Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. designs towboat in support of offshore oil field development in Alaska. Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI), of Bristol, RI, was contracted by Northern Maritime Logistics, LLC of Anchorage, Alaska, for the design of both a towboat and the bow ramp for a new, USCG Inspected deck barge. Both vessels have been put into service use on the North Slope of Alaska, servicing Nikaitchuq Island in support of oil field development.
Aker Solutions establishes office in Gothenburg
International oil services company Aker Solutions takes its subsea business to Sweden through establishment of an office in Gothenburg. The objective is to tap into the Swedish engineering market to help further grow Aker Solutions' subsea business. The global subsea oil and gas market is expected to grow significantly over the next decades, driven particularly by field developments in deep and ultra-deep waters.
Stratos Announces Availability of Iridium Extreme Satellite Phone
Stratos also launches new mobile-phone tracking portal, fully integrated with Iridium Extreme. Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced the commercial availability of the new Iridium Extreme(TM) satellite phone. Stratos today will begin shipping Iridium Extreme from all of its warehouses worldwide. Stratos is one of the world’s largest Iridium service providers with nearly 50…
E Instruments International Introduces TH300
TH300 Humidity & Temperature Transmitter is ideal for many industrial applications. The TH300 is a highly sensitive and accurate instrument that includes functions for relative & absolute humidity, dew point, wet & dry temperature, and enthalpy.
NavCad 2011 Has New Features
New features for the industry-standard resistance and propulsion software. HydroComp NavCad is a software tool for the prediction and analysis of vessel speed and power performance. It also provides for the selection of suitable propulsion system components – engines, gears and propellers. HydroComp has been working since late 2009 on the development of a new architecture for NavCad, and improvements to the interface.
Crowley Completes Rapid Response for Emergency Aid to Bahamas
Crowley Successfully Completes Rapid Response for Emergency Aid to Bahamas Following Hurricane Irene. As one of the warehouses contracted by the U.S. Agency for…
Sims Recycling Solutions is First to be TAPA Certified
Sims Recycling Solutions, the world’s largest electronics recycler receives their Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) certification at their first facility in Roseville, CA. TAPA is an international Association that implements security standards for logistics pipelines in an effort to fight against cargo crime. This certification involves security of data and material storage and transportation.
M.E.B.A. Appoints Kincaid President and Caponiti as Executive Director of AMC
M.E.B.A. Announces Appointment of Captain Lee A. Kincaid as President and James E. Caponiti as Executive Director of the AMC. Together they bring over 60 years of Maritime and Political Experience to the American Maritime Congress. The Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (M.E.B.A.) and the American Maritime Congress (AMC) are pleased to announce the permaent appointment of Captain Lee A. Kincaid as President of the AMC, and James E. Caponiti as Executive Director.
Fatigue and Fracture Analysis for Marine Structures Hosted by BMT Fleet Technology
3-DAY WORKSHOP FATIGUE AND FRACTURE ANALYSIS FOR MARINE STRUCTURES HOSTED BY BMT FLEET TECHNOLOGY - October 25 – 27, 2011 - ABS Auditorium, Houston, Texas. Learn how design…