Wilhelmsen Withdraws Unitor BWTS from the Market
Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions has completed a comprehensive performance verification program for the Unitor Ballast Water Treatment System (Unitor BWTS). As a result of the evaluation that followed…
USCG: Ship Captain Fails Breathalyzer Test
Freighter captain taken into custody by Coast Guard in Astoria, Ore. The captain of a Maltese freighter was taken into custody by Coast Guard officials in Astoria, Tuesday.
DNV Enhances Global Chain
OSLO: Following the transfer of the majority shareholding in KEMA, DNV is now establishing a group structure to manage the strong industry positions it now holds. By merging some of its activities with KEMA, DNV is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable and clean energy future. As of 1 March, DNV’s operations will be carried out through three separate companies: DNV Maritime and Oil & Gas, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability and DNV Business Assurance.
Danaos Adds Containership
Danaos Corporation, a leading international owner of containerships, announced that on February 28, 2012, it took delivery of one more newly built containership…
CLIA CEO Testifies On Cruise Safety
Christine Duffy, President and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), will testify today on behalf of the cruise industry before the House Subcommittee…
Dachser to Open New Office in the Netherlands
Dachser Transport of America Inc. announced that parent company Dachser has started construction of a new branch office in Zevenaar, the Netherlands, to accommodate soaring volume. The facility is expected to start operations this summer and will be one of Dachser's largest branch offices in Europe. The approximately 325,000-square-foot logistics complex is being built in multiple stages on a site of more than 20 acres.
Wärtsilä Extends License Agreement With Hyundai
Wärtsilä, a marine industry solutions provider, and its South Korean partner, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Engine and Machinery Division, have signed a ten year extension to their license agreement to build Wärtsilä low-speed engines. The agreement was signed at a ceremony held on February 28, 2012, in Ulsan and covers the period from 2012 to 2021. Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has through its Engine and Machinery Division been a licensee of Wärtsilä since 1975.
Briggs Marine Installs Planned Maintenance Solution
U.K.- based Marine Software Ltd. has announced the supply of Marine Planned Maintenance software to Briggs Marine Contractors, to include 18 vessels and separate shore side maintenance equipment.
China Keeps Top Position in Ship Building
In advance of SMM 2012, the leading trade fair for the maritime industries, to be held at the Hamburg Fair site from September 4-7, the duel in international shipbuilding…
QinetiQ Provides Services for New Italian Submarines
UK - QinetiQ, has provided Italian ship builder Fincantieri with specialist design and advisory services in support of the development of an on-board escape system…
Rickmers-Linie Expands its China Coverage
Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based operator of heavy lift and project liner services, is expanding its market coverage in China and is enhancing its sales and marketing…
Sherwin-Williams Launches New Epoxy Coating
Sherwin-Williams has launched Macropoxy® 80, a high-build HAPs-free epoxy coating formulated for application to marginally prepared and damp surfaces in marine and offshore applications.
Fourth Ocean Energy Conference Set for October
New Bedford, MA - The New England Marine Renewable Energy Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA, announced that it is holding the 4th Annual New…
New Managing Director for BMT Cordah
Aberdeen-based, BMT Cordah, a subsidiary of the BMT Group, an international maritime design, environmental and engineering consultancy, has announced the appointment…
Northrop Grumman Names a Managing Director
FREIBURG, Germany - Northrop Grumman Corporation has appointed Eckehardt Keip as managing director of Northrop Grumman Holding GmbH, which includes operating entities Northrop Grumman L.E.F.
Fairmount Summit Delivers Drilling Rig to Brazil
Tug Fairmount Summit has delivered the new build drilling rig ODN Delba III safely from the Persian Gulf to a location offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The total voyage covered a distance of 10…
First Damen ASD 2810 Tug Arrives in Buenos Aires
Argentinian towage and harbor company RemolcadoresUnidosArgentinos (RUA) has just taken delivery of the RUA Cap. Lucio R, a Damen ASD 2810 tug. Although Damen’s tugs have operated in Argentina before…
Art Anderson Associates Hires Marine Engineer
BREMERTON, WA - Art Anderson Associates, a Bremerton-based multidisciplinary engineering services firm, has hired Sean McKee, PE, as a Senior Marine Electrical Engineer. Mr.
ClassNK and BKI Sign Agreement on Offshore Fields
Jakarta - ClassNK entered into an agreement with Indonesian classification society, Biro Klasifikasi Indonesia (Persero) (BKI). The focus of this agreement is a…
Patterson Manufacturing Revamps Website
PITTSBURGH— Patterson Manufacturing announced that it has launched a newly redesigned website, www.pattersonmfg.com. The new site also features downloadable videos for four of the company's flagship products: the YoYo Winch, the Low Profile Strap Winch, the Three Shaft Manual Winch, and the Barge Connector Winch.