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Termont Montreal Orders Liebherr Cranes

May 13, 2020

Termont Montreal Inc. places order with Liebherr for STS and RMG cranes.The new STS and RMG cranes will operate at Termont’s Viau Terminal. The terminal opened in 2016 and quickly reached capacity. The new Liebherr equipment will help the terminal increase its capacity to 600…

Incus Investor Becomes Scana

May 12, 2020

Investment company Incus Investor has changed its name to Scana ASA and embarked on a new course as parent company for a group of equipment and service suppliers to the maritime industry. The head office will move from Stavanger to Bergen.Through its subsidiaries…

Wärtsilä to Cut 700 Jobs in Ship Unit Revamp

May 06, 2020

Finland's Wärtsilä plans to cut 700 jobs globally as the Finnish engineering group splits its ship technology business into three separate business units.'Even though the timing is challenging, implementing the new organisation and modus operandi fast is important for Wartsila's future success…

Jumbo Jubilee Carries 2 Giant Reactors From the Port of Venice

Apr 30, 2020

The flagship is part of the JUMBO fleet, as the well-known heavy lift shipping company. Equipped with 2 cranes with a total capacity of 1.800 tons, the JUBILEE carries 2 giant reactors of 1400 tons each and three other smaller ones produced by ATB Group…

Hyde Marine BWTS Secures USCG Type Approval

Apr 30, 2020

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 30th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyde Marine, Inc., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval applications determined the systems met the requirements of 46 CFR 162…

Taylor Unveils New Barge Material Handling Equipment

Apr 29, 2020

Taylor Machine Works, Inc. launched the XHRS-1000, a new model in its material handling equipment portfolio purpose-built to handle containers in the unique lift situations that barge applications present.Hal Nowell, Director of Sales of Taylor Machine Works…

Interview: A Return to Wind Power with Tuomas Riski & Norsepower

Apr 27, 2020

Norsepower CEO and co-founder Tuomas Riski has put a new spin on some established technology, bringing wind power back to shipping in an undeniably eye-catching manner. Here Nor-Shipping’s latest ‘Ocean Action Hero’ explains the benefits of his firm’s unique technology…

Jaap de Lange Named MD at AEGIR-Marine

Apr 23, 2020

Jaap de Lange was appointed Managing Director of AEGIR-Marine, a stern seal and propulsion services company.  He started his career in the Royal Dutch Navy, and was in consulting for 23 years in a variety of roles. Since 2009 he worked for Damen Shipyards in several senior leadership positions…

W&O Receives Supplier Award from Austal USA

Apr 21, 2020

W&O Supply said it has been recognized by shipbuilder Austal USA as a 2020 Supplier Innovation Award recipient.A global marine distributor of pipe, valves, fittings, actuation and other engineered solutions, W&O said its Mobile Operation has…

Wärtsilä Launches Remote Support Center

Apr 16, 2020

Technology group Wärtsilä has launched of its global Smart Support Center service. This service is aimed at improving asset uptime via remote access for customers of Wärtsilä’s Voyage business, thereby substantially reducing the need for physical service attendance…

Marine Jet Power Adds to Growing Team in the Americas

Apr 15, 2020

Marine Jet Power (MJP) announced Cole Merritt and Peter Gonzalez have joined its business development team in the Americas.“Peter and Cole are a welcome addition to the MJP team in the Americas. As we continue to expand our footprint in the…

Port Elizabeth Adds Lifting Muscle to Prep for Citrus Season

Apr 14, 2020

Port Elizabeth Container Terminals (PECT) prepares for the upcoming citrus fruit harvest with new Liebherr mobile harbor crane technology. The two LHM 600 were transported from Rostock, Germany to South Africa. After a 20-day journey, they were unloaded from the transport vessel “Happy Dragon”…

Motive Offshore Appoints Leith

Apr 14, 2020

Motive Offshore Group appointed David Leith as Rentals Division Manager.Motive Offshore Group has also reported an impressive start to 2020 for its Rentals division, with first quarter results exceeding initial expectations.Launched in 2010 by James Gregg and Dave Acton…

US Grants BWTS Extension Due to COVID-19

Apr 10, 2020

The U.S. Coast Guard is giving additional time for vessels impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to comply with regulations requiring ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to be installed on board.Recognizing the impact of public health policies…

David Roodenburg Takes Over as Huisman CEO

Apr 09, 2020

David Roodenburg is the third generation from the Roodenburg family to become CEO of the Netherlands-based equipment manufacturer Huisman.His father, Joop Roodenburg, is currently active as President after he appointed Theo Bruijninckx CEO in April 2018…

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