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Dynamic Positioning in Ice Research Project Gets Green Light

Jul 02, 2012

Kongsberg Maritime DP and simulation systems provide foundation for improving ice operations.The final piece of a CAD $8.5 million research project to improve DP operations in ice fell into place on May 23, 2012 when the Government of Canada announced a contribution of $3…

Silver Ships Delivers Patrol Boats to NC Sheriffs

Jun 29, 2012

Silver Ships, Inc. recently delivered two 27’ Patrol Boats to the New Hanover and Brunswick County Sheriff’s Departments. The vessels will be tasked with patrolling the Intracoastal Waterways, the Cape Fear River and coastal waters as well…

PPM Secures North Sea Contract

Jun 25, 2012

Precision Pumping & Metering (PPM), specialists in chemical injection pumping equipment has secured a six-figure contract with AMEC in the North Sea. PPM will provide a chemical injection upgrade, including designing and manufacturing 12…

Drew Marine Acquires Chemring Marine

Jun 06, 2012

Affiliates of Drew Marine (“Drew Marine”) have reached a definitive agreement with Chemring Group PLC (“Chemring”) to acquire Chemring’s maritime interests (“Chemring Marine” or the “Company”) for a cash consideration of £32 million, subject to standard closing adjustments…

Beam Announces Inmarsat-Based Piracy Solution

Jun 04, 2012

Beam Communications Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of World Reach Limited (ASX: WRR), announces a new satellite piracy solution for secure communication on board a vessel. The new system operates with the Inmarsat satellite network.…

Ballast Water Treatment 'Chaos' Says ICS Chairman at AGM

May 29, 2012

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) held its Annual General Meeting in Port Douglas, Queensland, considered pressing international shipping issuesAt the ICS AGM, national shipowners’ associations from Europe, Asia and the Americas…

Wesmar Stabilizers in Action

May 16, 2012

WESMAR Stabilizers ‘Likely Saved Our Lives’ Says Captain of 45-Foot Tug. For some, modern technology adds to entertainment and pleasure. Captain Robert Elves believes modern technology actually saved his life in this amazing story about a harrowing crossing on his Tugboat Ernest Hemingway…

ECDIS Chart Info Micro-site Launched

May 16, 2012

ChartWorld International launches 'ECDIS as a Service(TM)' micro-siteGermany based ChartWorld International has launched a new micro-site ( to mark the introduction of its unique 'ECDIS as a Service™' concept…

Synapsis receives first INS Type Approval

May 07, 2012

Synapsis Bridge Control, the new generation of the Raytheon Anschütz bridge system, is the world’s first navigation system which has been type approved according to IMO’s new Performance Standards for Integrated Navigation Systems (INS). In an official ceremony…

GPS Jamming Affects Ship Navigation off Korean Coast

May 07, 2012

More than 120 ships reported malfunctions in electronic navigation systems to Korean Coastguard recently122 ships, including Coast Guard vessels and a passenger vessel, have reported malfunctions in their navigation systems since the apparent jamming of satellite signals by North Korea last week…

Austal Opens W.Australian Marine Facility

May 02, 2012

Austal opens Marine Support Base in Henderson, Western Australia. To meet the growing demand for its marine services and facilities, Austal has officially announced the opening of its Marine Support Base in Henderson, Western Australia. Located adjacent to Austal’s Henderson shipyard…

WRSystems Announces Two Key Appointments

May 01, 2012

W R Systems, Ltd. (WRSystems) announces two key appointments in its Maritime Technologies Division: Mr Arthur Thomas Senior joins as Vice President – Maritime Business and Mr Mike Kellner joins as Director – Maritime Business. WRSystems’ Maritime Technologies Division supplies Radar…

RPG Acquires Gen Turbo Inc.

Apr 27, 2012

Resource Power Group (RPG) acquired the assets of Gen Turbo Inc., a supplier of parts and services for large bore diesel engine turbochargers in Miami, FL. Gen Turbo Inc. (GTI) is recognized in the industry for delivering to it’s customers a combination of affordable…

Maritime Safety – Coastguard Introduces New Warning, Signal, Device

Apr 26, 2012

USCG implements a new non-lethal, signal, warning deviceThe Coast Guard is implementing the use of a non-lethal signaling and warning device to support the service’s ports waterways and coastal security mission in Hawaii.The LA51 signal…

Cruise Industry Announce 3 New Safety Policies

Apr 25, 2012

The global cruise industry has adopted three new safety policies which are to be implemented with immediate effectChairman of the European Cruise Council and Member of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Executive Committee, Manfredi Lefebvre…

Logistics News

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Floating Production – A Growing Segment in Transition

Floating Production – A Growing Segment in Transition

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