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MJP Waterjets: Double Control for Water Jets

Sep 14, 2011

Swedish-based MJP Waterjets has succeeded in combining steering and reversing of two jets simultaneously into a central column operating both jets in parallel by means of a single hydraulic control. This new design of the steering and reversing…

Foss' Retrofitted Hybrid Tug to be on Display

Sep 14, 2011

Foss' Retrofitted Hybrid Tug to be on Display Tuesday, September 20 at Company's Rainier, Ore., Shipyard.     Hybrid technology already proving itself, says port environmental planner     Who: Foss' second hybrid tug, the retrofitted Campbell Foss…

Asia-Pacific Nations Pledge Cooperation on Clean, Energy-Efficient Transportation

Sep 13, 2011

Transportation, Energy Ministers from Asia-Pacific Nations Pledge Cooperation on Cleaner, More Energy-Efficient Transportation.Transportation and energy ministers from 21 economies in the Asia-Pacific region today agreed to continue progress…

LNG as Alternative Fuel on Workboats Conference Agenda

Sep 13, 2011

Leading maritime services experts to debate key technical, environmental, health and safety issues of adopting LNG marine fuel at Middle East Workboats 2011. The future of LNG as a viable and sustainable alternative marine fuel for working…

OceanPower Technologies and Lockheed Martin Collaborating on Powerbuoy

Sep 13, 2011

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in connection with OPT’s proposed commercial-scale wave power generation project at Reedsport, Oregon. Lockheed Martin will provide design…

Incat Crowther Announces Launch of Survey Catamaran

Sep 13, 2011

Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the launch and delivery of Humber Guardian, the first of three new coastal survey catamarans.UK’s Mustang Marine delivered Humber Guardian to Briggs Marine in August. The vessel will be deployed by Briggs…

Robert Allan Ltd. In Manaus

Sep 11, 2011

There are probably more Robert Allan-designed ship docking tugs under construction world wide than any other design. So it is not surprising to see one under construction at the Estaleiros Rio Negro Ltda. (ERIN Shipyard) in Manaus, Brazil. It…

Lincoln Electric Experts to Speak at Welding Conference

Sep 11, 2011

Lincoln Electric Welding Experts to Speak at 14th Annual Aluminum Welding Conference. Two aluminum welding experts will represent The Lincoln Electric Company on the speakers’ platform at the 14th Annual Aluminum Welding Conference, sponsored by the American Welding Society (AWS)…

Shippers’ Voice Welcomes Call for Single Carbon Footprint in Europe

Sep 09, 2011

Shippers seeking to choose ‘green’ or ‘sustainable’ transport are being put off by the confusion of initiatives and promises offered by logistics and transport companies, says  Andrew Traill, Shippers' Voice Managing Partner.“The lack of…

Pushing on Brazil’s Rio Madeira

Sep 09, 2011

Flavio Silveira does design work for the Beconal shipyard where he continues to upgrade the Amason’s basic pushboat design. This September the yard delivered a 1200 hp pushboat  to Planalto. As do most Amazon pusboats, the hull of the M/V…

Wärtsilä, Shell Sign Deal to Promote LNG as a Marine Fuel

Sep 08, 2011

Wärtsilä and Shell Oil Company have signed a Joint Co-operation Agreement aimed at promoting and accelerating the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The agreement was signed in August 2011 and will run for several years.  Supplies of low cost…

Corvus Battery Gains LR Type Approval

Sep 07, 2011

Corvus Energy's 6.5 kWh lithium-polymer batteries passed the requirements of Lloyd’s Register Type Approval certification tests. Lloyd’s Register North America, Inc., a leader in assessing business processes and products to internationally recognized standards…

Research identifies ‘Health & Safety Information Gap’ in Oil & Gas industry

Sep 07, 2011

AVEVA sponsored RGU report indicates fragmented and inconsistent information systems. AVEVA (LSE:AVV), a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, today announces the global launch of ‘The Health & Safety Information Gap’…

Interest in DP Capability Forecast Software Exceeds Amarcon’s Expectations

Sep 06, 2011

In 2010 Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-DP Capability forecast for efficient offshore DP operations was brought to the market. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations…

Nautical Institute: Alert! Issue No.27

Sep 02, 2011

Engineers and the human element.With ships’ machinery systems becoming ever more complex, the role of the marine engineer has been changing from the traditional ‘hands-on’ approach to one where on-board staff monitor the condition of machinery…

Logistics News

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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