Total annual operating costs in the shipping industry increased by an average 2.1% 2011, driven by crew costs, reports Moore Stephens The findings are set out in OpCost 2012, Moore Stephens’ unique ship operating costs benchmarking tool,
CCS-Inc introduce Globestar® (GS) Odyssey III, latest version of its marine computer ideal for navigation, shipboard monitoring & control systems. The GS Odyssey III is a 3U rackmount industrial computer that is fully compliant with the IEC 60945:2002 standard for marine use.
Business advisory specialists, AlixPartners, honored by TMA for 'International Turnaround of the Year' for their work at DeepOcean Group. AlixPartners, the global business-advisory firm, has been honored by the Turnaround Management Association for its work,
The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser 'USS Cowpens (CG 63)' carries out a live missile shoot in the W. Pacific. Standard Missiles (SM) 2 were fired at an airborne drone during the live-fire weapons shoot.
SeaBird Exploration Plc announce that the contract for 'Hawk Explorer' has been extended by Spectrum ASA for a minimum of 2 months. Hawk Explorer is a 2D seismic survey vessel of LOA 66 m, breadth 14.
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is developing the chemistry for producing jet fuel from renewable resources. Refueling U.S. Navy vessels, at sea and underway, is a costly endeavor in terms of logistics, time, fiscal constraints and threats to national security and sailors at sea.
A new high-resolution tidal model for the Malacca and Singapore Straits will potentially save ships thousands of dollars in bunker fuel costs. Simulations have shown that transit time savings of between three and 12 per cent can be made depending on vessel type, speed and tidal phase.
In a speech at the Kansas Renewable Energy Conference the President & CEO of BP's wind energy business advocates energy supply alternatives. Extracts from John Graham's speech follow: "The rules
SAL Heavy Lift recently transported two living quarter modules from the fabrication yard in Stord, Norway to their destination in Onne, Nigeria. In addition to the sea transportation of the modules,
C.H. Robinson Worldwide to acquire Phoenix International for $571.5 million in cash & about $63.5 million in newly-issued C.H. Robinson stock. Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is a global provider of multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions,
The Environmental Audit Committee has published the report of its inquiry into Protecting the Arctic. The Environmental Audit Committee calls for a halt on oil drilling until: • A pan-Arctic
The third CTruk 20T multi-purpose catamaran to join the expanding Offshore Turbine Services fleet is now operational on the London Array. The new vessel, named Admiral P, joins sister workboats Cardinal P and Captain P,