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New Engine Technologies by MAN HIghlighted

With SMM 2012 as backdrop MAN Diesel & Turbo unveil  technical advances to reduce harmful ship exhaust gas emissions & increase engine efficiency. The highlight of the MAN trade fair booth is the large dual-fuel diesel engine,

New British Warship Sails For Trials

'Duncan', the RN's sixth new Type 45 destroyer, puts to sea for trials attended by Royal Navy, Ministry of Defence & BAE Systems personnel. The yet to be commissioned Duncan quickly set about testing her speed and manoeuvrability, soon after leaving the BAE Systems' Scotstoun, Glasgow, shipyard.

Jumbo to Fit XpressLink™ in Heavy Lift Fleet

Inmarsat announce that Netherland-based Jumbo, a leading heavy-lift shipping company, is to equip its fleet with Inmarsat's service XpressLink™. Looking for high data speeds and a fixed monthly fee

US East Coast Labor Conciliator Draws Veil

Statement by FMCS Director George H. Cohen on United States Maritime Alliance & International Longshoremen's Association labor negotiations. " Upon the request of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS),

Storm Rips Off Part of 'Rena' Fore Section

Earlier this week rough weather damaged the bow of the container ship stranded in New Zealand waters off Tauranga. In their latest update Salvors, Resolve Marine, report as follows: High wind and rough seas early this week resulted in approximately 25m of the fore section,

German Shipping Transport & Emission Costs on Summit Agenda

A 'Creating Climate Wealth Summit Germany' hosted by Carbon War Room aims to accelerate clean technology adoption. Over 90 percent of the world’s trade cargo spends time on the ocean during its journey to market, carried by any one of approximately 60,000 active commercial vessels.

Barge Terminal Opened in Singapore

New Marina South Wharves lighter terminal opened in the Port of Singapore. Developed by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) at a cost of $16 million, MSW will complement the existing lighter terminal at Penjuru.

New Oil Spill Response Equipment

The new SECurus system uses infrared cameras and radar to allow oil slicks to be monitored and collected. The new system makes it easier to see and remove the oil both during the day and at night,

Valuable Shipbuilding & Repair Contracts Won by ST Engineering

Singapore Technologies Engineering’s Marine Sector wins S$179-million worth of shipbuilding and repair contracts. The contracts include a contract to build two additional Offshore Support Vessels (OSVs) as well as a series of repair and upgrading projects.

Octogenarian Yachtsman on Ocean Passage Rescued

The 83-year-old British man was homeward bound from the Azores Islands when his yacht became disabled through storm damage. The crew of the Russian warship Vice-Admiral Kulakov responded to the lone yachtsman's MAYDAY call from his yacht Elixir in the North Sea.

Latest News on MSC Flaminia's Homeward Tow

The fire-damaged container ship is passing through the English Channel, then shortly to cross between French & Belgian territorial waters. The ship managers REEDEREI NSB report that the transfer is proceeding without any exceptional events.

'Emission Manager' Launched by GL

GL launches “GL EmissionManager” - Hamburg Süd is partner in a pilot project. At SMM 2012 classification society Germanischer Lloyd announced the launch of a new product, “GL EmissionManager”, which will allow owners and operators to collect,