Greenland's Royal Arctic Line Orders New Ships
The Royal Arctic Line has contracted Polish shipyard Remontowa to build 5 ships to be delivered in the first half of 2015. The building program includes a sister ship to the Mary Arctica. of capacity 606 TEU, which will replace Arina Arctica, and also sail across the Atlantic, while acting as a feeder ship in Greenland. It will also be used for special tasks in the East Coast, Thule Air Base and Antarctica.
Naval Military Vessels & SIS: New Market Report
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan: 'Global Military Naval Vessels and SIS Market Assessment', points to the implementation of extensive naval re-armament programmes…
LNG ABAS Blanket: Samsung Heavy Improve Design
Putting a blanket on is normally associated with keeping warm. In the cryogenic world of LNG, however, the ABAS Blanket maintains the liquefied gas at -162°C and…
Capt. Phillips to Speak at National Press Club
Capt. Richard Phillips, who was taken hostage by Somali pirates in 2009 and whose story is the subject of a new film starring Tom Hanks, will be joined at the National Press Club 10, October 2013, by Capt. Steven Werse, Secretary-Treasurer of the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots. Captain Richard Phillips, who survived a harrowing ordeal at sea in 2009 when his ship the Maersk Alabama was boarded by Somali pirates and whose story is the subject of a new feature film…
Alaska LNG Project Chooses Terminal Location
ExxonMobil , BP, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada have selected a site in the Nikiski area on the Kenai Peninsula as the lead site for the proposed Alaska LNG project’s natural gas liquefaction plant and terminal. The consortium states that more than 20 locations were evaluated based on conditions related to the environment, socioeconomics, cost, and other project and technical issues. “This is a step…
Scorpio Bulkers on US$455-million Buying Spree
7 Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co. 8 Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering Co. 9 Chengxi Shipyard Co. 10 Chengxi Shipyard Co. 11 Chengxi Shipyard Co. 12 Tsuneishi Group (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding Inc. 13 Tsuneishi Group (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding Inc. Scorpio Bulkers is a newly established company, listed on the Norwegian OTC, focused on the ownership and operation of a fleet of modern mid-size dry bulk carriers.
Caterpillar to Launch Two EPS Tier 4 Marine Engines
The first engine platforms to be rolled out as Tier 4 solutions are two legendary performers in the commercial marine industry: the Cat 3516C marine engine as well as the Cat 280 marine engine.
Gulf Coast Shipyard Group Branding
Shipyards in New Orleans and Gulfport, Miss., are being branded under the name Gulf Coast Shipyard Group Inc. Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, Inc., a manufacturer of a variety of ocean- going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets, announce that it will consolidate its global branding under the Gulf Coast Shipyard Group in order to better communicate the company’s array of vessels.
Telenor Selects iDirect as Ground Infrastructure Platform
Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc), a European satellite operator, and iDirect, a company in satellite based IP communications, jointly announced that TSBc has…
Hawaiian Tour Operator Orders Willard Aluminum RIB
Willard Marine, a 56-year-old builder of composite and aluminum boats, is supplying a seven-meter Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) for Na Pali Coast Hanalei Tours in Hawaii.
John Deere Introduces Tier 3 Lineup
John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) announced that it will meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Marine Tier 3 emissions regulations with a complete lineup of diesel engines from 74-559 kW (99-750 hp) .New PowerTech 9.0L and 13.5L Tier 3 propulsion and generator-drive engines join the previously announced 4.5L and 6.8L Tier 3 models, offering customers choices for commercial and recreational applications.
Holidays Retail Imports Up Despite Government Shutdown
Despite concerns over the government shutdown, import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to grow 9.1% in October over the same month last year…
Seaspan to Build Another 10 Noncombat Vessels
Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, joined by James Moore, Minister of Industry and Regional Minister for British Columbia, announced that Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards will build an additional 10 Noncombat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard. The new ships, confirmed during Minister Finley’s visit to the Shipyards, increase Seaspan’s noncombat build package to 17 ships from the seven originally announced on October 19, 2011.
Intellian Appoints Engineering Sales Director
Marine satellite antenna company Intellian has appointed Charlie Snooke as global director sales engineering. Charlie brings over 20 years’ experience in the marine electronics business, having provided installation and technical support for a wide range of navigation and communication equipment suppliers. During this time Charlie has fulfilled a variety of key technical support and market development roles with a well-known marine stabilized antenna manufacturer…
EIVA Launches Winch Product Range
The OceanEnviro product range of winches for survey and deployment operations is now a potential item on orders placed by EIVA’s customers. Offshore survey and engineering specialist EIVA has delivered winches to the international industry for more than 30 years. As of October 2013, the winches will carry EIVA’s logo and the name OceanEnviro, as the company launches its own range of high-quality winches for survey and deployment in connection with oceanographic and hydrographic operations.
Dometic Acquires Livos Technologies
Dometic Group, a global provider of leisure products for the RV, Marine and CPV (Commercial and Passenger Vehicle) markets, today announced that it has acquired Livos Technologies Inc.…
Dan-Bunkering, Chemoil Begin Jury Trial
Dan-Bunkering Ltd. is commencing a jury trial in San Francisco in a dispute with the California based bunker supplier, Chemoil Corporation. The matter relates to…
Willard Marine Names New Sales Director
Willard Marine, a 56-year-old builder of composite and aluminum boats, announced the appointment of Taylor Hunter as director of sales. Hunter, an experienced senior-level sales executive, will assume overall responsibility for the company’s sales in the U.S. and internationally. He will be based in Willard Marine’s corporate offices in Anaheim, Calif. Hunter has held senior sales and management positions with Karl Storz Industrial America…
New Orleans Vessel Traffic Returns to Normal
Vessel traffic on the Mississippi River returned to normal Sunday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Karen dissipated. U.S. Coast Guard officials rescinded all restrictions on the River and area waterways about midnight, allowing vessels and mariners to resume normal operations. The Carnival Conquest arrived at the Port’s Erato Street Cruise Terminal about noon, followed by the Carnival Elation berthing at the Julia Street Cruise Terminal a half hour later.
AER Supply to Showcase Sewage Treatment Technology
AER Supply, an international distributor of marine products, is featuring a cost-effective MEPC-compliant onboard sewage treatment system for the U.S. commercial…