Hyundai RoRo Equipment Contracts for TTS
TTS Marine AS, Bergen has through its subsidiary Company TTS Marine AB in Gothenburg, Sweden entered into two contracts with shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries…
Chevron Completes Nigerian Relief Well
Chevron Corporation said that its subsidiary, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), has sealed and abandoned the shallow water Funiwa 1A natural gas well after completing the drilling of a relief well.
GL to Halt Classification Work on Iran Vessels
United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) applauded the German shipping service Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for pledging to end its certification of Iranian shipping vessels…
New Maritime Fuel Monitoring Solution
SkyWave Mobile Communications announce the first deployment of IsatData Pro by Kemilinks International Pte Ltd (“Kemilinks”), a developer of web-based and client…
IMO Chooses 2013 'World Maritime Day' Theme
The IMO Council has endorsed a proposal by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu to adopt “Sustainable Development: IMO’s contribution beyond Rio+20” as the World Maritime Day theme for 2013.
Sea Cloud Windjammer Cruise Program
The 80-year-old four-masted bark Sea Cloud was built for the American entrepreneurial married couple Edward Hutton and Marjorie Merriweather Post but now offers trips blending magnificent natural beauty with ideal sailing grounds in which the legendary Sea Cloud and her crew can demonstrate their skill under full sail. Dates: San José/Costa Rica - San José/Costa Rica, 3 to 10 January/10 to 17 January 2013, 8 days from US$ 3,555 per person incl. shore excursions.
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Graduates 219
The U.S. Captain Mark Kelly, Class of '86 and a former NASA astronaut, gave the commencement address before a crowd of more than 2,000 graduates, family members and representatives from the federal government, Armed Forces and maritime industry. "However today's graduates choose to continue serving their country, I'm certain that Captain Kelly's remarkable life story will be an inspiration to them all," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
Rolls-Royce Gets Submarine Power Contract
This contract includes regeneration of the current Rolls-Royce submarine reactor core manufacturing facility in Derby. The Group will introduce the latest technology…
New Mobile Gensets from Caterpillar
Caterpillar Inc. has introduced two new mobile diesel generator sets meeting Tier 4 (Non-road diesel engines) Interim emissions regulations. The XQ200, powered by the fuel-efficient Cat® C7.1 engine…
Carbon Capture Plant for UK University
Equipped with an extensive range of ABB electrical, control and instrumentation products – including a state-of-the-art System 800xA control room - the new carbon capture pilot plant at Imperial College London was officially opened earlier this year. Built at a cost of $3 million, the plant is the only facility of its kind in an academic institution in the world. It provides unique hands-on training in the carbon capture process for Imperial’s undergraduate chemical engineering students…
Heaving Line Warning
In the past it was not uncommon for seafarers to weight monkey’s fists fitted to the end of heaving lines with pieces of scrap metal or sand, or to attach a heavy item such as a shackle…