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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…

Q-Flex LNG Tanker Transits Panama Canal

May 13, 2019

Qatargas’ Al Safliya recently transited the Panama Canal, the first Q-Flex and the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker to ever transit the waterway.The tanker–which measures 315 meters in length and 50 meters in beam with an overall cargo capacity of 210…

GNS, StormGeo Partner in Voyage Optimisation

May 02, 2019

Global Navigation Solutions (GNS), provider of maritime navigation information for shipping companies, and the weather service provider StormGeo announced a strategic partnership to combine their industry-leading weather and navigation capabilities to benefit our shipping customers globally…

Huard Joins MSRC

Apr 29, 2019

Paul Racicot, Director of the Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre (MSRC), has announced the arrival of Emanuel Huard to its team. Huard took over his duties as instructor on March 11.Huard is a graduate of the Institut Maritime du Québec and holds an unlimited chief officer certificate…

NAPA and ChartWorld Partner for 'ai'

Apr 29, 2019

NAPA, a leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider and ChartWorld, a leading digital chart agent, has announced their partnership to provide revolutionary artificial intelligence-driven voyage planning and optimization.Oliver Schwarz…

ChartWorld Launches Voyage Planning Platform

Apr 09, 2019

ChartWorld has launched its My Route Appraisal (MyRA) digital routing service. The MyRA concept is built around the digitization and automation of voyage planning procedures, freeing up the bridge team to concentrate on route approval, execution and monitoring…

Wärtsilä Launches High Resolution Radar

Apr 09, 2019

The technology group Wärtsilä has launched its RS24 high resolution radar, the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar. By detecting far smaller objects and at a much higher radar resolution than conventional S or X-band radars…

V.Group Opens New Center in Mumbai

Apr 04, 2019

V.Group, a global marine support services provider, opened its state-of-the-art new home in Mumbai in a ceremony earlier this week. Colleagues from across the Group were joined by CEO, Ian El-Mokadem, and a number of distinguished guests, to open the new building in Windsor Corporate Park…

Maintenance Dredging at Port of Cape Town

Apr 01, 2019

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division will soon embark on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths at certain berths inside Duncan Dock.The maintenance campaign, which is set to start in early April 2019…

Missouri River Navigation Prohibition

Mar 21, 2019

The US Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on the Missouri River prohibiting navigation between mile marker 360 at Kansas City, Missouri to mile marker 450 at St. Joseph, Missouri. 84 Fed. Reg. 10417 (3/21/19) [https://www.govinfo…

Hapag-Lloyd Begins TNE Service

Mar 18, 2019

German-based cargo container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd AG is launching a new liner service offering a direct connection between Turkey and the US East Coast.The Turkey North America East Coast (TNE) service will operate every nine days between the Turkish seaport of Marmara (Izmit…

McManus Named T/S Empire State VI Master

Mar 15, 2019

SUNY Maritime College has appointed Captain Morgan McManus as the Master of the T/S Empire State VI. An alumnus of SUNY Maritime College, Captain McManus graduated in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in Marine Transportation.Captain McManus has…

Miami-Based Shipyard Adds Electronic Systems Division

Mar 13, 2019

Florida shipyard RMK Merrill-Stevens is adding a new Electronic Systems Division to the company.To lead the new business the company hired David Gratton, a new RMK Merrill-Stevens employee with experience in the electronics industry. Gratton’s career in electronics began in 1980 upon entering the U…

Wärtsilä Increases Efficiency of Portuguese Ports

Mar 06, 2019

The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed the installation and operational staff training for its Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) solution in the ports of Lisbon and Setúbal / Sesimbra in Portugal.The systems will increase the efficiency…

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