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Crew of Pacific Warden Released

Dec 25, 2019

Offshore vessel operator Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) has informed that seven of its crew members of the Pacific Warden,  abducted in a pirate attack offshore Equatorial Guinea in November, have now been released.According to a press release…

Wärtsilä's VTS for Two French Ports

Dec 17, 2019

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) solution to two of France’s leading ports, Calais and Boulogne. The Wärtsilä VTS will effectively manage vessel traffic in these busy harbors to deliver greater operational efficiency and safety…

Asia Reports 8 Piracy Incidents in November

Dec 11, 2019

A total of eight incidents of armed robbery were reported against ships in Asia in November 2019, according to ReCAAP ISC monthly piracy report.ReCAAP said of the eight incidents reported in November 2019, five incidents, comprising four actual incidents and one attempted incident…

Survitec Upgrades Lifejacket Bouyancy

Nov 27, 2019

Survitec introduces a lifejacket range that has a minimum 150 Newton buoyancy.The re-engineering of its existing Premier lifejacket range to increase buoyancy and comfort follows a growing trend across the cruise ship sector to increase lifejacket capacity on board…

Romania Tries to Free Trapped Sheep on Capsized Ship

Nov 25, 2019

Port authorities tried to right a capsized ship on Monday to rescue thousands of sheep trapped below deck in the Black Sea off Romania.The Palau-registered Queen Hind flipped onto its side shortly after leaving Romania's Midia port en route to Saudi Arabia on Sunday…

Inspection Gaming App for Seafarers

Nov 19, 2019

The latest offering Anglo-Eastern, from the Hong Kong-based ship manager, is an educational gaming app aimed at reducing shipboard deficiencies.Launched during Hong Kong Maritime Week, “Vessel Inspector” is a gaming app that encourages players…

10th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium at Suny Maritime

Nov 14, 2019

3-Day Event Gathers Industry Leaders to Focus on Risks to the Marine Transportation SystemFrom November 13-15, the 10th annual Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS) will take place at SUNY Maritime College bringing together academics, government, and commercial entities to discuss threats…

SQLearn Partners with Kyklades Maritime

Nov 13, 2019

SQLearn has announced its new partnership with Kyklades Maritime Corporation by providing e-learning services for its entire fleet of 19 vessels via the Dolphin System.The Dolphin System is a web-based e-learning system specifically designed…

Maritime Leaders Calls for Collaborative Spirit

Nov 10, 2019

The fifth annual Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference highlighted the importance of the shipping, ports and other maritime sectors working more closely with the financial services sector, as well as the growing influence of green issues and digitalization…

Singapore Extends MSGI Scheme Till 2024

Nov 10, 2019

The Maritime Singapore Green Initiative (MSGI), which was due to expire at the end of the year, will also be extended by five years, said Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) chief executive Quah Ley Hoon.'As a key maritime nation…

New ICS, OCIMF Guidelines for Polar Safety

Nov 08, 2019

Maritime trade between Arctic destinations and the rest of the world is expected to expand and an increasing number of ships are now undertaking voyages in polar waters. Technical developments in ship design and equipment continue to facilitate more and more ship operations in remote polar areas…

Kooiman to Build Patrol Vessels for Antwerp

Nov 07, 2019

Kooiman Marine Group has obtained a contract from the Port of Antwerp to design and build 2 aluminium patrol vessels. In ordering the hybrid enforcement vessels, the Port of Antwerp is emphasizing the port’s sustainability and safety ambitions…

Metal Shark To Build Fireboat for Canaveral

Nov 07, 2019

Shipbuilder Metal Shark is significantly expanding its presence in the fireboat market with a diverse range of fireboats currently in production for multiple customers. Most notably, the company has announced a custom “70 Defiant” fireboat to be built for Canaveral Fire Rescue in Cape Canaveral…

ABS Achieves Safety Standard

Nov 07, 2019

ABS has received the ISO 45001:2018 certificate, which demonstrates compliance with the new global standard recognizing the management system for a safe and healthy workplace.“This is a significant accomplishment that places ABS at the forefront…

SOLAS Training in S. America

Nov 05, 2019

International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s most important ship safety treaty – SOLAS – provides for safe merchant shipping, covering a wide variety of topics, from ship construction to fire protection, to life-saving appliances and cargo carriage…

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