BMT Asia Pacific Appoints New MD for Singapore Ops

Singapore based, BMT Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of the BMT Group, today the appointment of Per Røed as its Managing Director.  With a background in ship design, technical ship management and international shipping,

UK P&I Club Announces Increase for 2012

UK P&I Club announces 3 per cent general increase for 2012.   Key financial indicators   • General increase for 2012 set at 3 per cent • Combined ratio for 2011 policy year on target for underwriting

Global Diving & Salvage Welcomes New AK GM

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. Welcomes New Alaska Region General Manager Deirdre Daily.   Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is proud to announce the advancement of Deirdre Daily to General Manager of the Alaska Region.

Troy Container Line Appoints Account Executive

Troy Container Line Ltd., one of the largest American-owned NVOCCs, today announced the appointment of Daniel A. Vorsky as account executive.   Based in the company’s Red Bank, NJ office, Vorsky will

MOL Drill Tests Disaster Response

MOL Table Top Drill Tests Response to Possible Product Tanker Collision, Fire in Tokyo Bay.   Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Koichi Muto) announced the completion of a table top drill based

Royston Strengthens Automation engineering Focus

Diesel engine specialist Royston Limited has now extended its capabilities to include automation and control systems.   The new area of activity follows a strengthening of its engineering support team with the recent appointment of Steve Roberts as a process control engineer.

Maersk Uses Emsys for USN Biofuel Trials

W R Systems, Ltd (WRSystems) was asked to supply its Emsys laser-based Emissions Monitoring System (EMS) for the purpose of emission verification for an ongoing fuel trials on-board the AP Moller-Maersk vessel Maersk Kalmar.

Containership Route Reshuffling

CMA CGM Group, MSC and CSAV are pleased to announce the reshuffling of their service linking Asia, Mexico, Central America and West Coast of South America. Operated by CMA CGM and CSAV until then, this service (called ACSA for CMA CGM and ANDEX for CSAV) will now be joined in by MSC.

APL Appoints North Asia Regional Head

APL announced the appointment of Wong Siew Loong as Regional President of its North Asia business. “Siew Loong brings with him 15 years of experience within the company. I am confident he is the right person to steer our North Asia business, an integral part of APL’s global liner activities.

Gibdock Completes Boluda Tug Overhaul

Gibdock completed a complex propulsion system job, following the recent docking of the 57-ton bollard pull capacity Boluda group harbour tug Siroco. The 2001-built Siroco, which operates in the port of Algeciras,

Rolls-Royce Wins Deal to Power 18 Tugs

Rolls-Royce won orders worth around £18 million for the supply of Azimuth thrusters to power 18 new tugs being built in China.  Qingdao and Yingkou Ports will take delivery of 12 new tugs, four of which will be the most powerful operating in China.

Daewoo: Exceeds $11B Order Target by 9%

According to a report on, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. exceeded its annual order target of $11 billion by 9%, helped by two separate contracts totaling $1.95 billion.