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India's Jal Marg Vikas Project on River Ganga on Full Steam

Even as the work on the development of Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) on River Ganga is going on in full steam, a team of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) held a two day long intensive advocacy and communications outreach at Sahibganj and Rajmahal in Jharkhand.

One Minato Shines Through Port of Yantian

Ocean Network Express East Asia (ONE EA) has celebrated the maiden voyage of the second of a series of seven 14,000 TEU-class magenta containership of the company, ONE MINATO at Yantian International Container Terminals Limited (YICT).

New DPS Repositioning Function for Boats

Volvo Penta is enhancing its Dynamic Positioning System to include Repositioning functionality, meaning boaters will be able to make minor alterations to their vessel’s position with a simple tap of the joystick.

New CEO Sketches Port of Newcastle Expansion Plans

The new CEO of the Port of Newcastle, Craig Carmody, committed the Port of Newcastle to developing a world-class container terminal to boost jobs and business opportunities in the Hunter region and dramatically

Subsea 7 Signs on for FutureOn Planning Software

Norway-based digital technology innovator FutureOn announced a multi-license contract for its Field Activity Planner (FieldAP) software with Subsea 7, a leading global contractor providing engineering, construction and services to the offshore energy industry.

BIMCO ECSA Leadership Meeting in Athens

The BIMCO President, Anastasios Papagiannopoulos and European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) President, Panos Laskarides met in Athens recently to discuss areas of cooperation and further alignment

Höegh LNG Secures Debt Financing for 9th FSRU

Norway's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) giant Höegh LNG said it has secured a USD 177 million debt financing for its FSRU delivery unit number 9. The FSRU is scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Thun Tankers Adds Tanker

Thun Tankers will strengthen the existing fleet with m/t Wisby Teak, said a press release from the company.The Wisby Tanker owned vessel will enter the Gothia Tanker Alliancea leading European tanker network for coastal tankers, with immediate effect and be commercially managed by Thun Tankers.

Auto Collision Avoidance Project for Vessel Safety

Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding (MES-S), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMST), Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen)  announced that on July 25, their proposed joint

Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL Celebrate FellowSHIP

Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in the maritime industry for over 15 years.

Star Bulk Carriers Completes Acquisition of 16 Dry Bulk Vessels

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. announced that it has consummated the previously announced acquisition of 16 dry bulk vessels in an all-share transaction, from entities affiliated with Augustea Atlantica SpA and York Capital Management.

Long Beach to Vote on Toyota Terminal Renovation

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is scheduled to vote Monday, August 13, on a proposal by Toyota Logistics Services to reconfigure its facility at Pier B and build a renewable fuel-cell power plant and hydrogen fueling station.