Container Shipping Industry Course at U.S. Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech Professional Education offers Transportation & Distribution Course in Savannah to address changes in the container shipping industry. Georgia Tech Professional Education will offer a Transportation and Distribution Planning and Management (LOG 3120 ) course October 2-4, 2012 at Georgia Tech-Savannah that will focus on the many issues and developments affecting the trade and container shipping industry.
Carnival Sets Up Asia Unit, Appoints Head
Carnival Corporation appoints Costa Cruises Chairman Pier Luigi Foschi to oversee the company's growth strategies within the Asian region. In his role as chairman…
Alaska Cruise Inaugural a Success Says ACL
Well-received American Cruise Lines' Alaska Inside Passage cruises to be offered again in 2013. American Cruise Lines , a leading operator of riverboats and small cruise ships in the United States, announces the conclusion and success of its inaugural 2012 season in Alaska. The 100-passenger American Spirit – the newest small ship in Alaska –operated numerous weekly roundtrip cruises this summer from Juneau.
Satellite Hub Sale By VT iDirect Expands Maritime Coverage
New hub to support increasing demand from oil & gas customers in Africa & extend coverage to mega-yacht owners in the Mediterranean and Atlantic. VT iDirect, Inc.
Offshore Automation Contract for ABB
ABB wins four-year $16 million automation services contract renewal for PEMEX in Mexico. ABB wins an order worth $16 million for the renewal of a lifecycle service…
IMO Urges Action on BWT & Cruise Ship Safety
IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu calls on governments & the shipping industry to take prompt and decisive action on a number of key issues. In a keynote address to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Conference in London, Mr. Sekimizu told shipowners that they had the power to encourage their flag States to ratify the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments…
Hall Spars Rig Winning Yachts in Maxi Rolex Cup
Hall Spars & Rigging equipped yachts claim victory in three of the five divisions of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2012 at Porto Cervo, Sardina. The 2012 edition of the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup that took place in Porto Cervo, Sardina, could be described as one of the top events in the yachting world, marked by close competition and changing wind conditions. Inaugurated in 1980 and the jewel in Rolex’s international yachting portfolio since 1985…
Container Terminal Operators 2012 League Table & Forecast
Measured by equity TEU, there is no change in the order & ranking of the top five international container terminal operators. PSA (Port of Singapore Authority) was…
Rig Manpower Total Contract for TEAM Energy
TEAM Energy, an Acteon company, contracted for three years to provide Total with technical personnel for its drilling, fluids & well operations. The new contract…
SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference Update
Early Bird Pricing Extended for SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference; More than 30 Industry Experts to Address Challenges and Solutions for Reducing Costs and Enhancing Efficiency in Ship Operations. The organizers of the SHIPPINGInsight 2012 Fleet Optimization Conference in Stamford, Conn., have extended the deadline for Early Bird registration until Sept. 21st. The $995 Early Bird registration represents a savings of $400 off the full onsite conference fee of $1,395.
Bollinger Delivers First Ocean Class Tug to Crowley
Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., Amelia, La., a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has delivered the Ocean Wave, the first of four “Ocean” class tugs, to Crowley Maritime Corporation. “We are extremely proud of our Ocean Class team and the delivery of the first in class tug, Ocean Wave, said Chris Bollinger, executive vice president of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. The Ocean Wave is the first of the Ocean class tugs and is the first of two 10…
ECDIS Ltd included in MCA Training Provider List
ECDIS Ltd included in MCA Training Provider List. The sad consequences of the grounding of ships have been all too commonly seen on television screens world-wide.
ASCE to Release New Report Detailing Trade Impacts
ASCE to Release New Report Detailing Trade Impacts of Failing to Invest in America’s Seaports/Inland Waterways. The nation’s seaports and inland waterways are critical…
Brawny Reel Upgrade
Brawny Reel Upgrade Adding Structural Strength to Get the Job Done. Coxreels introduces the brawny upgrade available for any hand crank and motorized 1125 Series hose reel. This new feature is an added option that strengthens the discs and the drum, preventing potential damage under increased pressure usage. The Brawny option includes all the distinctive features and benefits found on the standard 1125 series with the addition of structural reinforcement.
Aberdeen Port Study Underway
Aberdeen Harbor Engages in Study into Potential Port Expansion. Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas sector in the North Sea and West of Shetland.
Bollinger Delivers First Ocean Class Tug to Crowley
Bollinger Marine Fabricators, L.L.C., Amelia, La., a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has delivered the OCEAN WAVE, the first of four “Ocean” class tugs, to Crowley Maritime Corporation. “We are extremely proud of our Ocean Class team and the delivery of the first in class tug, OCEAN WAVE, said Chris Bollinger, executive vice president of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. The OCEAN WAVE is the first of the Ocean class tugs and is the first of two 10…
Stork Technical Services Subsea Scoops New Contracts
Stork Technical Services Subsea, the subsea division of the leading global provider of knowledge-based asset integrity management services for the oil and gas, chemical and power sectors, today announces it will create 10 new positions and invest £2million in its vessel fleet after securing a raft of new contracts. The contract awards, which total more than £10 million, will see Stork Subsea deliver a range of IRM (integrated inspection…
Improving Vessel Safety Around The Solomon Islands
The Asian Development Bank recently commissioned GMDSS specialists Dunstan and Associates and their local partner company Cruz Communications to supply and install…
Damen EcoLiner Provides New Vessel on LNG
Damen EcoLiner provides new vessel on LNG and integrated shipping concept for the inland shipping industry; ‘Total solution’ concept combines shipbuilding, ship management, the environment and economics. Bodewes Binnenvaart B.V., Damen Shipyards Group’s inland waterway shipyard, and inland shipping company QaGroup are set to launch an entirely new inland shipping concept, which they believe will set a new industry standard in inland shipping.
Global Terminal Operators Remain Dynamic
Drewry Maritime Research’s latest Annual Review of Global Container Terminal Operators report shows that whilst some things have remained the same, others have changed…