First Ship Docks at London Gateway Terminal
The first ship ever to berth at London's new deepwater container terminal, 'MV Wieniawski' also delivered four auto stacking cranes from China. Due to formally open in Q4 2013, London Gateway will be the UK’s first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. Owned and operated by DP World and situated on the north bank of the River Thames, London Gateway will provide unrivalled deep-sea shipping access to the largest consumer markets in the UK.
Singapore POCC: Off with the Old, On with the New
Singapore's first Port Operations Control Room Centre (POCC) de-commissioned, as new upgraded centre takes over control. The decommissioning of the centre at at…
Tugboat Engine Failure Imperils Alaska Drillship Tow
Tugboat 'Aiviq' experienced total engine failure, casting it & the Shell drilling rig 'Kulluk' adrift in stong winds & heavy seas, S. of Kodiak Island. The US Coast Guard cutter Alex Haley was sent to assist, establishing a tandem tow of both Aivig and Kulluk, which effectively prevented their drift towards shoal water, then, due to the severe weather the tow-line parted and became entangled in one of the cutter's propellors. The USCG recalled the vessel to base.
InterManager President Lists Projects for 2013.
In his end of year address, president Gerardo A. Borromeo listed special projects for the InterManager Board's consideration. "As 2012 comes to a close I would like…
LNG Plant Support Catamarans Deployed
Riverside Marine & Incat Crowther new passenger catamarans deployed to support construction, operation of Queensland, Australia QCLNG plant. The two new 32m catamarans Riverside Catalina and Riverside Mandalay will assist at the Curtis Island QCLNG plant in Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. Riverside Marine partnered with Incat Crowther in the development of a transport solution specifically for the Curtis Island QCLNG project.
Insurance Covers Relocated Sandy-damaged Boats
Boats removed from specified location for repair elsewhere may create a lapse in insurance coverage. Maritime Program Group, which is a program administrator for…
Damen Shipyards Extends IFS Agreement
IFS announce that Damen Group, has chosen to extend its agreement with them by purchasing additional user licenses for IFS Applications™. organization. By extending its use of IFS Applications…
Eco Marine Power Update Investor Information
Eco Marine Power (EMP) invites investment in its wind power & solar energy system for ocean going ships, called the Aquarius MRE System. EMP is a marine systems technology company that offers investors the opportunity to help drive forward cutting-edge projects focused on developing green & renewable energy technologies for world shipping that will have a global impact. The company is currently developing a wind power and solar energy system for ocean going ships called the Aquarius MRE System .
TGS to Charter Seismic Vessel Summer 2013
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) inks Letter of Intent with CGG Veritas to charter a 12-streamer vessel. The vessel is to be chartered for 3D multi-client projects…
Virtual Desktop Cuts Number of US Navy Computers
Navy Training Commander sees benefits of desktop virtualization at the Naval AviationTechnical Training Unit. The virtual desktop initiative (VDI) is a five year plan to deploy the VDI to more than 36,000 daily users and will replace 80 percent of the more than 23,000 desktop computers in more than 2,500 classrooms at 68 learning sites around the world. Desktop virtualization provides multiple student and instructor workstations from a centralized server environment…