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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Mooring ropes with Dyneema® show minimal wear after six years in service on VLCC

Excellent reliability and durability in securing operations. Only with Dyneema® With the shipping industry focusing on improving safety and effective VLCC operations, Cosco Dalian, a world leader in crude oil...

February 7, 2017
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

UKHO releases new passage planning tool

ADMIRALTY Passage Planner is a new back of bridge application that helps bridge officers to create passage plans with increased speed and accuracy. Produced by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office,...

November 15, 2016
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Dyneema® fiber does double duty to tow and tie up stricken Modern Express

Two maritime leaders both choose high strength, lightweight ropes made with Dyneema® for their respective roles in a dramatic salvage operation. A notorious danger area The Bay of Biscay between...

October 25, 2016
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

PT Indo Straits: No breakages in two years

  In 2012, PT Indo Straits began researching the purchase of new spring line ropes for these vessels. The ropes were needed to position and stabilize transshipment crane barges. These...

October 11, 2016
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Caleb Holloway.

Deepwater Horizon Survivor Wants To Honor Lost Crewmates

By Celeste Hoang A specific memory has stayed with Caleb Holloway since April 20, 2010, the night the Deepwater Horizon oil rig was torn apart off the coast of Louisana by...

October 5, 2016
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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Refloating made possible, with Dyneema

After the MV Benita, a bulk carrier headed to the South African city of Durban, was grounded on June 17, Five Oceans Salvage (FOS) was brought in to refloat the...

September 27, 2016
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Learn Why Not All HMPE Is The Same

Operators in the marine industry, looking for high performance mooring ropes, are increasingly turning to ropes made from ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), also known as high modulus polyethylene (HMPE). Ropes made from this synthetic material are just as strong as steel-wire ropes, yet significantly lighter, making them easier to handle, thereby saving time and money for the users and reducing the carbon footprint.

September 13, 2016
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Maritime News

Over 81% of global fleet now authorised to carry digital publications

Italy has become the latest Flag State to approve the use of ADMIRALTY e-Nautical Publications (e-NPs) and ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) as SOLAS-compliant alternatives to paper publications. This decision means...

April 27, 2016
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Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Maritime News

The UKHO Expands Its ADMIRALTY Port Approach Guide Coverage

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO) Port Approach Guides are port-scale charts that contain a wide range of planning and support information for some of the world’s busiest ports. By...

November 3, 2015
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Friday, August 14, 2015

Old-Time Tall Ship Sets Sail with Modern-Day Power

  Have you ever dreamed of learning to sail the seven seas aboard an old-time tall ship, complete with wood masts, rope ladders, custom-made sails—and modern-day Cat® engines? Then step...

August 14, 2015
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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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Imtech Marine Renews VSAT Contract with Algoma Central Corporation

This post is brought to you by Imtech Marine:  Leading Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation has renewed and upgraded its VSAT Connectivity contract with technology solutions provider Imtech Marine....

August 5, 2014
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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Maritime News

Imtech Renews Focus on Service, Revives Radio Holland Brand

Imtech Marine USA re-introduces Radio Holland, focusing on Service and Nav/Com support to maritime customers One year ago Captain Eric Clarke resigned his post at Rightship, an organization that he...

July 31, 2014
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Saturday, July 12, 2014
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We Had a Very Clear Intent – We Had Eight Days

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July 12, 2014
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