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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,

Shallow-water Arctic Drill Platform Concept Study Underway

Rosneft and ExxonMobil select Vostochniy Offshore Structures Construction Yard for concept evaluation and feasibility study. The platform is needed for the safe exploration of the Kara Sea's shallow waters,

Yacht Design Wins Silver A' Award's Prize

A' Award & Competitions announce Portofino Fly 35 by Jean Gilbert Dupont winner of its award in the Yacht and Marine Vessels Design category. Portofino Fly 35 was realized by Portofino Yacht Design Team: Gilberto P.

Warship Construction Delay Beneficial Says Australia's Defence

Australia is constructing three Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD) & Defence Ministry has been advised it best to allow more time between each keel-laying. Minister for Defence Stephen Smith, Minister

Autopilot-ECDIS Combo Helps Save Fuel

Raytheon Anschütz, with sea weather expert Dr. Meeno Schrader of WetterWelt, show joint system's fuel saving capabilities at SMM 2012. From a graphical presentation of heading plot and corresponding rudder angles,

Safe Lifting DVD Out by IMCA

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has produced a teaching DVD entitled 'Safe Lifting'. Almost no work can be carried out in any marine environment without a lifting process being involved.

Drydocks World Singapore Launches AHTS

Drydocks World launches an Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel (AHTS) built at its Singapore facility in Tuas basin for Swire Pacific Offshore. The ABS-classed vessel has a bollard pull of over 200 tonnes, and is powered by four engines combined with an azimuth thruster and four tunnel thrusters.