Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Sponsored

The maritime industry is under more pressure than ever. Are your mooring lines up to the task?

Mooring lines with Dyneema® SK78 can provide the solution for organizations looking to ensure their mooring and towing operations are as quick, safe and smooth as possible. Right now, every...

May 26, 2020
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Thursday, December 20, 2018
Press Releases

Strengthened Cooperation between DSM and COSCO Shipping Energy

Press Release – DSM, the producer of Dyneema®, the world strongest fiber™ and world leading crude oil transporter COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation Co. Ltd.–are celebrating the tenth anniversary for the 1st...

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 5

Friday, November 23, 2018
News

Safe harbor–Learning from mooring accidents

A ship’s crew faces many hazards at sea. But even when the ship is docked in harbor, safety procedures and equipment are still needed to protect crews and dockside personnel. Of...

November 23, 2018
Total Views: 73

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Sponsored

Watch Now On Demand: What you need to know about the new MEG4

  Update: If you missed the Live Webinar it’s not too late. You can watch now On Demand The maritime industry has always been concerned with safety. Developing mooring systems...

October 31, 2018
Total Views: 64

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Sponsored

When enough is enough: switching from failure-prone jacketed HMPE ropes to non-jacketed ropes with Dyneema® SK78

At what point do you say “Enough!”? For BW Fleet Management (BW FM), that moment came when seven mooring lines failed on a single vessel during a berthing operation in...

March 28, 2017
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Sponsored

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
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Sponsored

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
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Sponsored

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
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
2016-mv-benita-aground in Storm
Sponsored

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
Total Views: 59

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Blog

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
Total Views: 775

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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News

Future Fibres’ Giant Carbon Mast Will Carry Largest Sail Ever Made

Luxury yacht builder Perini Navi completed the mast stepping operation today of Perseus3 a 60 meter sloop with one of the tallest masts in the world. Built of carbon fiber...

July 29, 2014
Total Views: 74

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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Engineering News

Offshore Cranes Get Bigger and More Sophisticated

An interesting trend in recent years has been the increase in high spec supply vessels ordered to service the offshore oil and gas industry, in addition to larger vessels needed...

June 25, 2013
Total Views: 67