Shipping's Commitment to Reduce CO2 Emissions: ICS SecGen Explains
At a major Liverpool, UK, conference at theTyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), gave the keynote speech explaining the shipping industry’s commitment to reducing its CO2 emissions. Mr Hinchliffe said that shipping is the only industry with a mandatory global regime in place, agreed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to reduce its CO2 emissions.
Alion Is Awardee of DoD IACs' $ 3 bln Contract
Ensuring that the US military is supported by the most advanced, effective technologies and tools is critical to the nation’s defense. To meet this need, Alion Science and Technology…
Statoil Awards Mariner Helicopter Contract To CHC UK
Statoil (U.K.) Limited has awarded the helicopter transportation contract for the Mariner field to CHC Helicopter in the UK. The contract calls for CHC to operate two Sikorsky S-92 aircraft on behalf of Statoil. The helicopters will fly from Aberdeen or Sumburgh on the Shetland Isles to the Statoil-operated Mariner field, 250 kilometres off the north-eastern coast of Scotland. The contract has a duration of five years, plus an extension option for up to three years.
Product Tankship Demand & Overcapacity: An Industry Note
Concern about oversupply only occurs when there are too many ships relative to demand, and in a recent 'Industry Note', McQuilling Services attempts to quantify the situation. Much has been said about the product tanker market recently, mainly about tonnage supply. More industry voices are speaking about their concern of over-ordering and too many ships. However, the number of vessels on order and planned for delivery is really only half the story.
Fugawi Announces Android Support Via Pathaway
Northport Systems Inc., creators of Fugawi X-Traverse, and Muskoka Tech Inc., developers of PathAway GPS navigational, mapping and tracking software for mobile smartphones and tablets, announced today greatly expanded chart support for Android mobile devices. With the latest version of PathAway for Android, users with a Fugawi X-Traverse Cloud Passport now have access to 82 different product offerings including the latest in marine charts, weather information, and topographic maps.
New Study Maps Top 100 Sustainable Solutions - DNV GL
DNV GL hosts Sustania100 launch event which reveals latest study on 100 leading sustainability innovations deployed in global markets. As a founding partner behind Sustainia100, DNV GL sees the study guide as an important tool for investors, decision makers and consumers as it provides insights to the most promising solutions at the forefront of sustainable transformation. Speaking at the Sustainia100 event at DNV GL’s headquarters in Høvik, Norway, Bjørn K.
Non-implementation Of P3 Network Will Have No impact On India
India will hardly be impacted by the planned P3 network not getting implemented. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) have announced that they have not approved the P3 Network (Maersk Line…
Los Angeles Port To Unveil New Downtown Harbor & Town Square
On Friday, June 20, at 6 p.m., the Port of Los Angeles will unveil the new centerpiece of the LA Waterfront: Downtown Harbor and Town Square, located on Harbor Boulevard, between 5th and 6th Streets in San Pedro. Situated between the World Cruise Center and Ports O’ Call Village at the foot of the San Pedro Historic Waterfront District, Downtown Harbor is a vibrant, new public harbor and plaza that connects downtown San Pedro to the LA Waterfront.
Signet Maritime Acquires State-of-the-art Tractor Tug
Adding to its fleet of 37 conventional and ASD vessels, Signet Maritime Corporation took ownership of its ninth newly constructed tractor tug in six years. SIGNET ARCTURUS, a 105’ x 38’ Z-Drive, designed by Robert Allan Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia was delivered by Patti Marine Enterprises of Pensacola, Florida on May 25, 2014. SIGNET ARCTURUS is powered by two Caterpillar model C175-16 main engines, each rated 3417 BHP at 1800 RPM.
CG Units To Participate In Coastal Trident 2014
The Coast Guard is scheduled to participate in training exercises Thursday, in the vicinity of Los Angeles Harbor and Long Beach Harbor. Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) San Diego 91109 will partner with U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection, Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) as participants in the Center for Asymmetric Warfare exercise Coastal Trident 2014. The Pacific Strike Team (PST) and National Guard 9th Civil Support Team will practice first aid and decontamination capabilities.
Australian Divers Remove Potential WWII Mine
The Royal Australian Navy reported that its clearance divers have successfully disposed of a suspect object in Betio Lagoon off South Tarawa, in the Republic of Kiribati. Australian Defense previously reported the suspicious item may be a sea mine from World War II. A team of Australian Defense Force personnel was sent to the Pacific island nation following the discovery of the suspect object beneath a sunken vessel that was being salvaged by commercial operators.
Consortium Wins Fuel Terminal Contract in Peru
A consortium formed by units of local builder Grana y Montero and Germany's Oiltanking won a 20-year contract for managing five fuel terminals in Peru, Grana y Montero said on Wednesday.
Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry, with a circulation of more than 35,000 worldwide, including ship and boat owners, ship and boat builders, naval architects and marine engineers. Today Maritime Reporter heads a group of four print and 10 websites serving the global maritime, offshore and subsea sector.
NY Announces Zero-emissions Retrofit Project
New York’s Governor Cuomo announces retrofitted electric canal boat to demonstrate benefits of no-emission engine; NYSERDA, NYSDOT partnership with Canal Corp. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of an all-electric dredge tender workboat on the Erie Canal in the Utica area. The project is the result of a partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT).
Seaway Powell Reports Successful Seawork 2014
Seaway Powell Marine, a company producing deck equipment, custom engineering solutions and electro-mechanical actuation, announced a successful week at Seawork International 2014. “With our best presence yet, there was a huge amount of interest in both the PT USA V Series Actuator and the Hypac Automatic Windlass,” the company said. The PT USA V Series Actuator is an actuator platform for linear motion control, now being built at the Seaway Powell manufacturing facility in Shaftesbury, Dorset.
BC Shippers Welcomes Northern Gateway Approval
The Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia today welcomed the federal government's decision to approve the Northern Gateway Pipeline. Chamber President Captain…
Electronic Cartography Market worth $20 Billion by 2020
According to the report "Electronic Cartography Market by Application (Marine - Commercial and Defense, Aviation - Marine - Commercial and Defense), Components (Systems…
Alternative Fuels: Safer, Smarter, Greener
Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) hosted another well attended event, sponsored by DNV-GL and held at the UK Chamber of Shipping offices in London. Organized as an independent, autonomous foundation, DNV-GL serves a range of industries, with a special focus on the maritime and energy sectors. Established in 1864, the company has a global presence with a network of 300 offices in 100 countries, and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
MN100: Deadline July 1st
The August 2014 editon of MarineNews, the leading voice in the North American workboat market, will feature 100 leaders and innovators, including workboat owners & operators; workboat builders and repairers; product and service providers. Participation is free, but to be considered you must apply, and the deadline of July 1, 2014 is approaching fast. To have your company featured in this edition, please visit:http://mn100.maritimemagazine.com/ Or e-mail Joe Keefe at: Keefe@marinelink.com
Threat to Small Tankers in South China Sea
The ICC Commercial Crime Services' International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is warning small tankers to maintain strict antipiracy measures in the South China Sea following…