Shipyard Modernization Grant for Small US Yards
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards throughout the United States to pay for modernizations that…
Diesel Engine Manufacturer to Expand US Plant
Diesel engine propulsion and power manufacturerTognum, will expand its Aiken Plant for MTU engines and add 20 new jobs over the next two years. The $40 million…
Globe Wireless, Jotron Sign VSAT Distribution Deal
Globe Wireless, a provider of communications, operational and IT solutions, signed a distribution agreement to sell Jotron B120 VSAT antennas to its maritime customers. This will be part of the Globe iFusion VSAT customized turnkey solution, combined with Inmarsat FleetBroadband, to provide high-speed broadband connectivity with true global coverage. The Jotron B120 is an innovative stabilized antenna offering a simple and clean design.
UK Budget 2012 Includes Good Signs for Shipping Industry: Moore Stephens
International shipping adviser Moore Stephens said the UK budget for 2012 contains some encouraging signs for the shipping industry. The government has stated that…
Centrica, Dong Form Wind-Farm Venture for Irish Sea Projects
Centrica Plc. and Dong Energy A/S said that they had formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind farms in the Round 3 Irish Sea Zone. Dong Energy will pay Centrica…
Alstom Wind Sees Turbine Growth in Europe Offshore Bids
Alstom SA, the third-largest power-equipment maker, expects higher sales for its wind turbines this year and next, buoyed by growing demand in Brazil and offshore bids in Europe.
Two Brazil Oil Leaks May Not Be Related: Chevron
Rio de Janeiro - An oil seep near Chevron Corp.’s offshore Frade project in Brazil this month did not come from the field where a spill occurred in November, company…
ITF Lauds Ports of Auckland Undertaking
ITF President Paddy Crumlin lauded Ports of Auckland’s undertaking to halt plans to make nearly 300 dock workers redundant, cease outsourcing operations, and re…
Sharp Rise Seen in North Sea Decommissioning
Decom North Sea (DNS), the organization which represents the North Sea’s oil and gas decommissioning industry, has welcomed changes in the budget which will boost the sector…
OSX Presents Fourth Quarter Earnings
OSX, a company which provides equipment and services for the offshore oil and gas industry, part of EBX Group, consolidated third quarter 2011 results with important achievements…
Shipping Needs Global Rules, Not Unilateral Acts: ICS Chairman
Balancing environmental aspirations not only with economic realities, but also with political realities, is not easy, ICS Chairman Spyros M Polemis told delegates…
Emerging Technology Set to Raise Bar for Offshore Transfers
As a global leader in safe marine transfer solutions, Reflex Marine will share its vision of the future of marine-based crew logistics at the upcoming North Sea Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference in Aberdeen April 24-26. The conference, now in its 17th year, drew 16 nations and more than 200 delegates last year. “New technology continues to develop rapidly in the field of crane transfer,” said Phillip Strong, Managing Director and co-founder of Reflex Marine.
Seafarers' Trust Celebrates 30 Years With London Event
The ITF Seafarers’ Trust will celebrate its 30th birthday with a conference in London tomorrow exploring how best to provide for the welfare needs of the world’s seafarers in the 21st century.
Larson’s Magnalight.com Introduces Explosion-Proof Halogen
Magnalight.com has announced the addition of the EPL-QP-1X150-100 explosion-proof halogen light tower to its extensive line of explosion-proof lighting equipment.
U.S. Coast Guard Chooses Videotel on Demand
Videotel Marine International announced that the United States Coast Guard (USCG) in Yorktown, Virginia, which trains Port State Control Officers, has taken delivery of three Videotel on Demand (VOD) units. The units are pre-loaded with top quality marine safety and operational training videos, computer-based training materials (CBT) and instructional courses. Comprehensive and interactive, the training material will be used by the USCG to augment existing Port State Control Office training.
UK P&I Club Restructures to Increase Efficiency
The UK P&I Club has announced that it is reorganizing its structure to establish UK Europe as the sole provider of direct insurance to UK Club members. By reducing…
S3 Group Selected to Power Iridium Communications Devices
Dublin, Ireland – S3 Group announced that Iridium Communications Inc. has selected the company to develop a new custom Integrated Circuit(IC), to be used in satellite communications devices…
MHI Licenses Steering Gear and Deck Machinery to Jiangsu Masada
Tokyo - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) has signed an agreement with Jiangsu Masada Heavy Industries Co Ltd., in Jiangsu Province, China, under which MHI is to license production and marketing of steering gears and deck machinery, based on company technology to Jiangsu Masada. Previously, in 2008, MHI licensed deck crane technology to Jiangsu Masada - then known as Nantong Masada Ship Machinery Co. Ltd.
LNG Demand to Drive Offshore Growth in Asia
Singapore – Soaring demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) across Asia is driving major new investments into exploration and infrastructure capabilities. This will…
Fire Contained on MT Stolt Valor
London - Stolt Tankers B.V., a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI) and owner and operator of MT Stolt Valor, reported today that the fire on the ship has been contained.