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Aids to Navigation Training held in Cape Town

Aug 22, 2019

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) successfully hosted another IALA Level 1.1 Aids to Navigation Manager training course for six participants from Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and The Gambia. The course was held in Cape Town from 22 July to 16 August 2019…

AMC, Kongsberg in VR Training Collaboration

Aug 21, 2019

Kongsberg Digital AS has cemented its long-standing position as the primary supplier of simulation software and hardware to the Australian Maritime College (AMC), with the recent confirmation of a new Long-Term System Support Program (LTSSP)…

Ships from Venezuela can still transit Panama Canal

Aug 16, 2019

The Panama Canal will allow vessels coming from Venezuela to transit the waterway provided they present the necessary paperwork, the canal authority's chief said on Wednesday, suggesting a new round of U.S. sanctions on the South American country may not make any difference to canal traffic…

Trelleborg's Automoor for Port of Tallinn

Aug 13, 2019

Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation has been awarded a contract to install its rope-free automated mooring system, AutoMoor, at the Old City Harbor at the Port of Tallinn, which is the biggest harbor in Estonia and one of the busiest passenger harbors in the world…

Panama Canal starts Speed Limits to Protect Whales

Aug 02, 2019

Starting August 1 and until November 30, 2019, the Panama Canal will promote the implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) annual recommendations on speed and maritime transit aimed at protecting cetaceans, which include whales…

Kick Off for Elbe River Dredging

Jul 24, 2019

Hamburg has announced the works for the adjustment of the fairway have started. With the arrival of the hopper dredger “Scheldt River” the deepening and widening works of the river Elbe have officially kicked off.The port is already megaship…

K-Line's PCC Wins “Ship Heritage” Award

Jul 23, 2019

Toyota Maru No.10, which was owned and operated by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE), has been selected by the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE) through their “Ship Heritage” project in recognition of it having been Japan's first Pure Car Carrier (PCC)…

ChartCo Names Malaika D’souza for Americas

Jul 21, 2019

ChartCo,  the provider of navigation and compliance solutions shipping, named Malaika D’souza as its new representative for the North and South American regions.According to the distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products…

Survey: Avoiding ‘Alarm Fatigue'

Jul 12, 2019

Frequently sounding bridge warnings, especially false ones, can create ‘alarm fatigue’ and hinder watch keepers in carrying out their vital role, a new survey supported by InterManager has revealed.Responding to the findings, InterManager is…

Water Outflow on Seaway Now Above 10,400 CMS

Jun 26, 2019

The Chamber of Marine Commerce supports the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board’s decision Friday to continue flow rates from the Moses-Saunders dam at 10,400 cubic meters per second (CMS).Maintaining the 10,400 CMS outflow still results in a significant cost to the economy…

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Shipping: We need Icebreakers

May 30, 2019

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping industry is calling for at least five new icebreakers to be part of the federal government’s recent announcement of $15.7 billion for Canadian Coast Guard fleet renewal.Chamber of Marine Commerce President…

Sim Centers Prep Grads for High Paying Careers

May 23, 2019

Few places offer the opportunity to get seasick without ever leaving dry land.Surrounded by moving images on high-definition monitors, students at the prestigious Texas A&M Maritime Academy in Galveston train every day aboard ship simulators…

Wärtsilä Sim Software for Dutch Training

May 22, 2019

Software solutions from Wärtsilä have been selected for installation in three maritime training centers in The Netherlands.The turnkey systems is designed to allow training to commence immediately following the site acceptance. The systems have been ordered by the Rotterdam based STC Group…

ChartCo Names Edwards Head of Procurement

May 21, 2019

Tom Edwards has been named as ChartCo’s new Head of Procurement, and takes on the responsibility for global purchasing on behalf of ChartCo and its associated offices in this newly created role.Edwards has a strong procurement, purchasing and…

BV Releases Optimum Survey Planning

May 15, 2019

With the release of Optimum Survey Planning (OSP) Bureau Veritas continues to develop more efficient tools to support classification and statutory surveys and audits. The new application moves planning of surveys from a reactive to a proactive approach…

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