Bulk Carrier to Ride on Bubbles to Reduce CO2 25%
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed a new bulk carrier which it repotes will enable reductions in CO2 emissions by about 25% compared with conventional averaged bulk carriers. As the first commercial application of the new design, MHI will provide its conceptual design and green technologies to three grain carriers to be built for Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) of the U.S. MHI's…
Daewoo: Exceeds $11B Order Target by 9%
According to a report on www.marketwatch.com, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. exceeded its annual order target of $11 billion by 9%, helped by two separate…
Rolls-Royce Wins Deal to Power 18 Tugs
Rolls-Royce won orders worth around £18 million for the supply of Azimuth thrusters to power 18 new tugs being built in China. Qingdao and Yingkou Ports will take delivery of 12 new tugs…
Gibdock Completes Boluda Tug Overhaul
Gibdock completed a complex propulsion system job, following the recent docking of the 57-ton bollard pull capacity Boluda group harbour tug Siroco. The 2001-built Siroco…
APL Appoints North Asia Regional Head
APL announced the appointment of Wong Siew Loong as Regional President of its North Asia business. “Siew Loong brings with him 15 years of experience within the company.
GD: $429m for Nuclear-Submarine Support Work
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $429 million contract modification to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines.
NSRP Approves $1.4m in Shipbuilding Program Funds
As part of the National Shipbuilding Research Program’s (NSRP) core mission to reduce the costs associated with Navy shipbuilding and repair, the NSRP Executive…
Containership Route Reshuffling
CMA CGM Group, MSC and CSAV are pleased to announce the reshuffling of their service linking Asia, Mexico, Central America and West Coast of South America. Operated by CMA CGM and CSAV until then…
Maersk Uses Emsys for USN Biofuel Trials
W R Systems, Ltd (WRSystems) was asked to supply its Emsys laser-based Emissions Monitoring System (EMS) for the purpose of emission verification for an ongoing…
Royston Strengthens Automation engineering Focus
Diesel engine specialist Royston Limited has now extended its capabilities to include automation and control systems. The new area of activity follows a strengthening of its engineering support team with the recent appointment of Steve Roberts as a process control engineer. He is the first specialist with specific electronics training to be recruited by the company and he now enables Royston to support every aspect of its clients’ diesel engines with in-house expertise.
MOL Drill Tests Disaster Response
MOL Table Top Drill Tests Response to Possible Product Tanker Collision, Fire in Tokyo Bay. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Koichi Muto) announced the completion of a table top drill based on a scenario in which the MOL Group-managed petroleum product tanker Raysut collided with another merchant vessel in Tokyo Bay, resulting in explosions and a fire on board. The three-hour drill, from 1pm (local time) to 4pm on Friday…
Powerful Air Hoist Lifts 125 Tons
What is believed to be the world’s first air operated hoist with a lift capacity of 125 tons has been manufactured by materials handling and lifting specialists J D Neuhaus. This is the most powerful unit in their EH range of handling equipment. Designated as an EH 125 monorail hoist, the unit operates from a 6 bar air pressure and is equipped with 10kW and 2.8kW rated motors for the lifting and traverse functions respectively.
Troy Container Line Appoints Account Executive
Troy Container Line Ltd., one of the largest American-owned NVOCCs, today announced the appointment of Daniel A. Vorsky as account executive. Based in the company’s Red Bank, NJ office, Vorsky will use his experience in logistics and supply-chain management to foster the expansion of Troy in new markets while maintaining the company’s strong tradition of quality service. In his new position, Vorsky will execute strategic sales plans and oversee day-to-day account transactions at Troy.
Global Diving & Salvage Welcomes New AK GM
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. Welcomes New Alaska Region General Manager Deirdre Daily. Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is proud to announce the advancement of Deirdre Daily to General Manager of the Alaska Region. Throughout her time with Global as the Alaska Region Office Manager she has been involved in all aspects of the daily operations including assisting with estimating and project management.
New Anti-Terrorism Barrier Available
New Anti-Terrorism Barrier Combines Simplicity with Massive Vehicle Stopping Power. Ideal product for port security. The company that designed the first portable vehicle barrier and the first barrier using lightweight energy absorbing material instead of heavy steel components, is introducing a new hybrid design unlike any existing anti-terrorism barrier. PRO Barrier Engineering's VolarXTM uses a gravity-propelled roller design to stop vehicle-based attacks and provide explosion protection.
Beijer Electronics Launches PC and Monitor for Maritime Ops
Beijer Electronics now extends the monitor and IPC product range for maritime applications with new widescreen models. The new maritime monitor MTe T240 Nautic features a 23.6 inch widescreen format providing an extensive display area for well-structured machine and process visualization. Thanks to the novel LED backlight, the units fully excludes the use of high voltage components e.g. neon tubes and inverters, which often are sources of faulty operation.
UK P&I Club Announces Increase for 2012
UK P&I Club announces 3 per cent general increase for 2012. The premium rating of all UK P&I Club Members will be increased by three per cent from 20th February 2012. This was agreed by the UK Club’s Directors at their meeting in Athens on 17th October. This decision was taken in response to continuing underlying claims inflation. Although the frequency of claims had reduced significantly in 2009, 2010 and 2011, the average cost per claim has continued to increase over this period.
Moose Boats Awarded New Contract
Moose Boats Awarded New Contract for City of New Orleans CBRNE Fire Rescue Vessel. Moose Boats, a boat designer and manufacturer in the San Francisco Bay Area, has been awarded a new contract from the New Orleans Fire Department for the construction of a M3-36 Monohull CBRNE Fire Rescue Boat. The M3 is a new product line for Moose Boats and incorporates the builder’s established design and quality reputation in a more compact platform than the M1 and M2 Catamaran Vessels.
BMT Asia Pacific Appoints New MD for Singapore Ops
Singapore based, BMT Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of the BMT Group, today the appointment of Per Røed as its Managing Director. With a background in ship design, technical ship management and international shipping, Per’s focus for the business will be to continue its steady growth in the Asia Pacific region, particularly in the areas of maritime terminal developments; specialist vessel design; shipping services; and risk consultancy.
Braemar Shipping Launches Technical Service
Braemar Shipping Services plc's penetration of the global marine and offshore services sectors continues to develop with the bringing together of its business units…