Carnival Estimates Financial Impact of Grounding
Carnival Corporation & plc Required Announcement on Financial Impact of Costa Concordia. Carnival Corporation & plc has commented on the financial impact resulting…
ISS Offers Management of Pollution Response in China
Inchcape Shipping Services China launches pollution regulation intermediary service. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, today announced the launch of an intermediary service for ships calling at ports in China. The move is in response to new pollution prevention and control regulations introduced by Chinese regulators and the service is already fully operational.
The Ultimate Rough Weather WFSV
Ad Hoc Marine Designs Ltd has has released details of its Ultimate WFSV, a fast SWATH. In the offshore windfarm support scenario it is becoming increasingly clear that the seakeeping ability of the current medley of workboats is not up to the job when the going gets rough. This is exacerbated by current and future windfarms that are being positioned further out to sea in more onerous seastates. There is the need to get out there in short time (i.e.
Corvus Implements Greenlight Battery Testing Solution
Corvus Energy Implements Greenlight Innovation’s Sophisticated Battery Test Equipment. Greenlight Innovation’s End-of-the-Line Test System to Verify Lithium Polymer Battery Performance.
UK P&I's New Approach to Risk Management
The UK P&I Club takes a BowTie approach to risk management. Marine mutuals like the UK P&I Club are committed to reducing the number and size of insurance claims they receive. After all, in the P&I world, members own their respective clubs and through pool arrangements within individual clubs, they in effect pay their own claims. The smaller the level of claims, the healthier the club becomes and this has a knock-on effect on the cost of insuring through the club.
Ranger Tugs Introduces 31' Model
Fluid Motion, LLC, the designers and builders of Ranger Tugs have introduced the newest model in the fleet—the Ranger 31. The new R31 will debut this month at the Seattle Boat Show in the Stadium Exhibition Center, January 26-Feburary 5. Hull #2 is expected to make the East Coast debut at the Miami International Boat Show, February 16-20 at Sea Isle Marina on Biscayne Bay. The R31 shares many of the…
UMG Vision: "Strength in Depth"
Unique Maritime Group, one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers, sets “Strength in Depth” as its new regional and international vision during a media round table, held at UMG’s head offices in Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah. The international presence of the group combined with its global expertise, gives UMG the edge to provide tailor made and innovative solutions for its customers.
Costa Crash Cause: Human Error Cited
While it could be months if not years before the full details of the crash and capsizing of the Costa Concordia are fully revealed and understood, early indications point to human error…
Great Lakes Shipyard Delivers New Work Boat
Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio Delivers Completed Work Boat for Port of Milwaukee. Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, OH, completed construction of a 60-foot work boat for the Port of Milwaukee. The vessel sailed from Cleveland and was delivered to the port on Tuesday, January 11, 2012. Great Lakes Shipyard was awarded the contract by the city in June 2011. The vessel was designed by Jensen Maritime Consultants…
Leach to Head Career Services at Maine Maritime
Dr. John Barlow, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), announced the appointment of Captain Timothy N. Leach, of Castine…
LCS 4 Christened Coronado
Coronado, the second Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), was christened on January 14, 2012 during a ceremony at Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama. The Independence-variant LCS, with its trimaran hull–design, offers maneuverability, stability, endurance, shallow draft, three weapon zones, and a flight deck larger than any other U.S. Navy surface combatant. Susan Ring Keith is the ship’s sponsor.
New Watch Alarm Systems from SAM Electronics
Hamburg-based SAM Electronics, an L-3 company, has launched a new series of Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm Systems (BNWAS) designed for simple installation aboard both new and existing vessels of any type or size in accordance with IMO carriage regulations due to become effective from this July onwards. Type-approved by major international classification societies such as ABS, GL, Class NK and RINA…
New Generation Heavy Lift Ship Targets Yacht Market
Fort Lauderdale based Yacht Path Marine Group recently arrived into Port Everglades with a cargo of precious Superyachts. The heavy lift cargo vessel M/V HHL Tokyo initiated loading operations in Victoria, BC, and then proceeded to Mexico and Costa Rica loading over 13 yachts, of which 5 were over 100 ft in length; the largest yacht onboard was 156’ Feadship M/Y “Strangelove” weighing over 350 tons.
Renishaw Appoints Southwest Sales Engineer
Schermerhorn brings 11 years Renishaw experience to customers in Texas and Louisiana. Renishaw announces the appointment of Sheila Schermerhorn as regional sales manager for the Southwest region, covering Texas and Louisiana. Schermerhorn provides applications engineering solutions for Renishaw's machine tool, calibration, CMM and styli products. She has been with Renishaw for more than 11 years, and most recently served as regional sales manager for in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Boksa Designing Trawler for Chinese Customer
55' Sport Fishing Trawler To Be Designed For Chinese Customer, Builder By Boksa Marine Design . Boksa Marine Design is currently working with Xiamen South Coast Marine Yacht Building Co., Ltd.