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Friday, March 5, 2021
Press Releases

Damen launches division Financial Services

Press Release – As of April 1, 2021, Damen Shipyards Group will start a specialised Financial Services division. This unit supports clients in the financing of new ships by means...

7 hours ago
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Thursday, March 4, 2021
Press Releases

World-first Wireless Marine IoT Arrives in North America

Enables personnel and asset control in complex and confined steel environments Wireless platform removes need for expensive cabling See the technology in action: ScanReach_Video Press Release – Marine IoT developer...

23 hours ago
Total Views: 431

Press Releases

e5 Lab Establishes Marindows Inc.

Offering Global Maritime Solutions through an IT Revolution – ‘Marindows’ is the World’s 1st Maritime OS Press Release – e5 Lab.Inc. (President: Tomoaki Ichita; Headquarters: Tokyo) today announced the establishment...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 63


Wakashio Captain Seeks Bail in Mauritius’ Top Court

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius (gCaptain) – The captain of the ill-fated ore carrier Wakashio is turning to Mauritius’ Supreme Court for bail as he awaits trial over his role...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 2484

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ABS Consulting Brings Ultrasonic Testing Technology Developed for NASA to Offshore Assets

Game-changing Composite Analysis Tool Supports Extended Service Life ABSG Consulting Inc. (ABS Consulting) has signed an exclusive global licensing agreement to offer an innovative ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) solution that...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 91

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Press Releases

Agency Boat Salim Duzgit Grows

Press Release – The agency boat Salim Duzgit, ex Poyrazkoy, has grown from 19 metres to 24 metres! The boat was literally cut in half by Sanmar Shipyards and a...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 257

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RAmparts 3200-SD ASD Tug Hadera delivered to Hadera Port

Press Release – Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that Hadera, a RAmparts 3200-SD ASD tug was successfully delivered to The National Coal Supply Corporation of Israel. The newly...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 323

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Press Releases

Inchcape’s new Port Cost Estimator is missing link in voyage cost puzzle

Inchcape is adding a super-useful Port Cost Estimator (PCE) to its World of Ports 2.0 platform that will make both voyage cost calculations and TCE estimates much easier and more...

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 562

Press Releases

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software

Reducing the workload to calculate the optimized thickness PRess Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.8.0.0 developed in...

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 110

Monday, March 1, 2021
Press Releases

MOL to expand sharing of ship operation data

Press Release – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) and Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC; President: Yasuhiro Ikeda) have agreed to share the data of...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 287

Friday, February 26, 2021
Press Releases

Propspeed Announces Substantial Global Expansion in the New Year

Press Release – Propspeed, leading innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced today a massive investment in global expansion. Building on the brand’s recent establishment of a United States presence with Propspeed...

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 192

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Press Releases

United Wind takes ABB advisory software fleetwide to boost safety and efficiency of operations

Press Release – United Wind Logistics’ module deck carrier VestVind will rely on ABB Ability™ Marine Advisory System – OCTOPUS to support real-time decision making as it transports large windfarm...

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 468

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Press Releases

Wärtsilä and Ocean Technologies Group partner to deliver transformational learning solutions to improve safety and efficiency at sea

Press Release – The leading provider of maritime smart Simulation and Training solutions Wärtsilä Voyage, and the leading maritime knowledge and technology solutions provider Ocean Technologies Group (OTG), have agreed to share...

February 24, 2021
Total Views: 265

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ClassNK grants its first Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for PCC ORCA ACE

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted its Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for ORCA ACE, PCC operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and managed by MOL Ship...

February 24, 2021
Total Views: 220

Press Releases

METIS first with predictive Poseidon Principles Emissions INDEX

METIS Cyberspace Technology has refined its cloud-based data acquisition and ship performance reporting solution to offer shipping’s first tool to predict the trade-off between emissions reduction and debt servicing for...

February 24, 2021
Total Views: 150

Monday, February 22, 2021

Wakashio Captain Confirms He Navigated Close to Shore to Pick Up Cell Signal, But Blames Chief Officer for Grounding

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius – The captain of the ill-fated bulk carrier M/V Wakashio told a Mauritius court that he navigated the ship closer to land to allow his...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 15544

Friday, February 19, 2021
Press Releases

First Robert Allan Ltd. tug to operate in China’s busiest port, the Port of Shanghai

Press Release – Robert Allan Ltd. is pleased to announce that Shanghai Harbour Fuxing Shipping Service Company Sanlin Shipyard has successfully completed the 3680 kW RAmparts 3200-W tug Hai Gang...

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 826

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
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U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to Issue Demand Orders to Ocean Carriers and Terminal Operators on Detention & Demurrage Practices

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is ordering ocean carriers and marine terminal operators to supply information to determine if legal obligations related to detention and demurrage practices are being met...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 4816


Wakashio’s Stern Removal Kicks Off in Mauritius

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius – Six months after the scuttling of the Wakashio’s bow, the dismantling of the stern has finally kicked off in Pointe d’Esny, Mauritius. The parts...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 7520

Press Releases

Wallenius Wilhelmsen plans world’s first full scale wind-powered RoRo ship

Press Release – Today, we announce our most ambitious sustainability initiative to date: The Orcelle Wind – a wind-powered Pure Car and Truck Carrier that will achieve up to 90% reduced...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 1715