Rolls-Royce LNG Environship Delivered to Eidsvaag
LNG as marine fuel takes another step forward as Eidsvaag AS took delivery of the first vessel of the Rolls-Royce prize winning Environship range this week, featuring a combination of Rolls-Royce design and technologies which reduce CO2 emissions by up to 40 percent compared to similar diesel powered vessels. Once in operation the vessel will operate a demanding schedule with a weekly round voyage along the Norwegian coast delivering feed pellets to fish farms regardless of weather conditions.
Reed Launches Oil Spill Prevention and Response Series
Reed Exhibitions Energy and Marine group (RX Energy and Marine) is launching a series of oil spill prevention and response technology and service zones throughout…
Carehome Urges Seafarers in Need to Seek Support
Charity Launches New, Online Resource for Former Mariners Who Suffer in Silence. As the country comes together to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlantic this month - the longest continuous military campaign of the second world war - a Surrey care home which specializes in the care of former mariners has said too many veterans of both the Royal and Merchant Navy are prone to suffer in isolation during their twilight years…
Public Notification of Amendments to the Rules and Guidance
Classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) announced the release of the latest version of its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships.
MSC Delivers Rowboat for Global HIV Testing Campaign
The Goree Challenge is a 5,000 mile solo transatlantic row from the Canary Islands to New York. Kingsborough Community College is providing technical assistance for the ocean rowboat, christened The Spirit of Malabo. The Spirit of Malabo, a 24-foot ocean rowboat, arrived at Kingsborough Community College, of the City University of New York (CUNY) on Thursday from Brazil. The Spirit of Malabo will be used for a 5…
WFS and Stork Present Subsea Wireless CP Monitoring System
WFS Technologies and Stork Technical Services present Seatooth Smart CP, the world’s first subsea wireless cathodic protection (CP) monitoring system designed for retrofit to existing fields. Seatooth Smart CP monitors the effects of corrosion by measuring anode current wirelessly in “real-time” using a Seatooth S100 device and a wireless enabled ROV. For both preventive and diagnostic applications…
Ferry Guru joins Carus Board
At Carus' Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on the 29th of April, Ove Johan Solem was appointed Non-Executive Director of the Board. Ove has 30 years of experience…
ISO Tank Containers Equipped for Hook Lifting
Langh Ship Cargo Solutions has extended its offering to include tank containers equipped for hook lifting. “Often the on-carriage of tank containers meant for transportation by sea is quite expensive on land, as the need for special lifting equipment makes the handling of the containers difficult,” said Product Manager Markku Yli-Kahri. Just like the company’s other containers, Langh Ship Cargo Solutions’…
Safebridge Releases JRC Online Training Course
Safebridge, the Internet-based simulation training specialist, has brought its latest E-learning courseware online for training and certification on the JRC ECDIS models JAN-701, JAN-701B, JAN-901, JAN-901M, JAN-901B & JAN-2000. “Safebridge is pleased to be in a position to offer training for the JRC ECDIS to supplement JRC’s own training program and provide its customers with the added benefits of flexibility on timing…
CMA CGM Release First Quarter 2013 Results
The Board of Directors of France’s CMA CGM, met under the chairmanship of Jacques R. Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to review the financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2013. Consolidated revenue rose by six percent in the period, to $3.8 billion from $3.6 billion in the first three months of 2012. The increase resulted from three percent growth in volumes carried (2.7…
IMCA Publish "Dive Technician Competence and Training"
Competent and well trained technicians are vital for safe offshore diving operations. Equipment used to support and conduct diving operations requires technicians for its installation…
Dan-Bunkering Beijing Office Up and Running
The newly opened Beijing office of worldwide bunker trading company, A/S Dan-Bunkering Ltd., has experienced an excellent start, the company reported. The office…
Security Deposit Interest Ring-fenced Under Tonnage Tax
International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens has welcomed a decision by the U.K. First Tax Tribunal that interest received on security deposits relating…
Rewriting the Recycling Model
At just one year old, ReShore LLC said it is still in its infancy, but over the past 12 months, the fledging spinoff from Rubberform Recycled Products has gone through many changes and faced many challenges. The company’s original flagship product (an erosion control device) had to be tabled for budgetary and testing constraints. Early supply issues constantly tested the firms commitment to quality and consistency.
Today in U.S. Naval History: May 31
Today in U.S. 1900 - Sailors and Marines from USS Newark and USS Oregon arrive at Peking, China with other Sailors and Marines from Britain, France, Russia, Italy and Japan to protect U.S. 1944 - USS England sank a record 6th Japanese submarine in 13 days. For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center website at www.history.navy.mil.
FuelSaver-MPG, Announces New Australian Partner
FuelSaver-MPG, Inc. announced that its supplemental hydrogen fuel systems will soon be available in Queensland, Australia. The first focus of the company in Queensland…
Hatch Donates Gloves to Okla. Tornado Responders
Hatch responds to the Moore Tornado recovery team by donating Operator HK field gloves to first responders sifting through debris. After just one day of searching through sharp and heavy ruins, the first responders’ were left with shredded gloves, making it difficult for them to assist the community in the search and rescue efforts. “Supplying gloves to those who are out doing this heroic work is the very least we can do,” said Adam Avitabile, Category Manager, Hatch.
New Self Unloading Ship Calls at Port of Redwood City
New bulk ship CSL Tecumseh made its maiden voyage to the Port of Redwood City on Wednesday, May 29. Named after a respected war chief of the Shawnee Indians in the early 1800s, Tecumseh brought 40,000 tons of construction aggregates from the Orca Quarry in British Columbia. The material was delivered to Cemex Aggregates, a major port tenant. This is an essential material for ready-mix concrete plants from Santa Rosa to San Jose.
APT Contracts NASSCO to Build Four Tankers
American Shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, announced that it has entered into a contract with an affiliate of American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a company majority owned by funds managed by Blackstone on behalf of its investors, for the design and construction of four 50,000 deadweight ton LNG-conversion-ready product carriers with a 330,000 barrel cargo capacity. The contract includes options to build four additional ships.
Delta Offers 3-Million-Pound Load Testing
Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc., a provider of lifting and rigging products and related services in the United States, says it will offer a solution to the Gulf Coast region’s high capacity load testing needs. Strategically located at the InterMoor facility in Port of Fourchon, Louisiana, Delta Rigging & Tools offers load testing services up to 3 million pounds to the oil and gas industry and grants customers access to a test bed within 200 yards of the port bulkhead.