Canada's Ballard Power Systems ships Initial 100 ElectraGen™ Systems for backup power in wireless telecom networks. The company's first 100 ElectraGenTM fuel cell power generation systems have been shipped to Cascadiant Inc.
Dryad Maritime predicts that, despite industry optimism of 2012, the end of the South West monsoon season will see the resumption of pirate attacks. Pirate operatives have awoken from their hibernation
Dockers meeting at the ITF Maritime Roundtable in Casablanca issue 'Port Package Three' warning. Leaders of dockers’ unions affiliated to the ETF (European Transport’ Workers’ Federation and the ITF
Transportation company Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Ltd. regains compliance with the Nasdaq $1.00 per share minimum bid price requirement. Ultrapetrol is an industrial transportation company serving the marine transportation needs of its clients in the markets on which it focuses.
National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., awarded a US$107,994,835 contract for work on 'USS Essex' dry docking maintenance program. The new contract is a modification to previously awarded
'MV Star Norita', a 58,000 dwt supramax bulk carrier named and delivered from Tsuneishi (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding Inc., China. The vessel is a sister of the recently delivered Isabelita, Bonita and Kristinita of the TESS 58 design.
DNV has been contracted to class the Petronas LNG FPSO (Floating Production, Storage, Offtake) vessel to be built by Korea's DSME. The unit will be built by DSME in Korea and is destined for the Kanowit field offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.
Harvey Gulf International Marine closes its asset purchase purchase deal with Bee Mar LLC. The purchase price for the all-cash sale of Bee Mar's nine Offshore Supply Vessels was US$243-million. Harvey
If hindsight is 20/20, then one might assume that predicting future market trends to the year 2020 is a severely myopic endeavor. As most in the maritime industry can attest, the clarity of future regulations is often only crystallized by the most recent disaster and resultant rules.
Fuel cost is the primary driver of today’s push to go “green.” While the side benefits extend much further, industry nevertheless moves ahead with extreme caution. Shipping lines trying to stay a
Several years ago I found myself on a tourist boat that carries out whale watching tours in Península de Valdés, Patagonia, Argentina. This location became famous over the last 30 years, due to the massive
Women’s Sea Congress Looks at the Future The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) conference program scheduled to be held in Paris October 3-5 will focus on issues facing shipping today.