Archive for the ‘Shipmanagement’ Category

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks – (Second Edition)

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks – (Second Edition)
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks (Second Edition). The Guidelines specify the technical requirements specifically related to the structural strength assessments of liquefied gas carriers...
July 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy in Cooperative Agreement with DNV GL

Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy in Cooperative Agreement with DNV GL
Norsafe Hellas Academy Norsafe Academy Hellas is pleased to announce that it has entered into a cooperative agreement with DNV GL the leading Classification Society, regarding the training of its surveyors. “Safety Training for Experienced Surveyors” is a specialized practical course, which has been...
July 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ISO specification is another step forward for Methanol as marine fuel

ISO specification is another step forward for Methanol as marine fuel
IMO decision to task international standards body with new standard reflects growth of interest as Methanol as a safe, clean marine fuel Singapore, 09 July 2018. The Methanol Institute has welcomed the decision of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to invite the International Organization...
July 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment | Read More

HFW Briefing – It’s a risky business, offshore drilling, but who bears the risk under a rig contract when force majeure strikes?

HFW Briefing – It’s a risky business, offshore drilling, but who bears the risk under a rig contract when force majeure strikes?
Judgment in Seadrill Ghana Operations Ltd -v- Tullow Ghana Ltd was handed down by Mr Justice Teare in the Commercial Court on 2 July in a case in which HFW (Simon Blows and Vanessa Tattersall) acted. The case deals with important questions relating to competing causes in the context of force majeure...
July 6th, 2018 | Energy, Legal | Read More

Japan’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Start Operation in 2020

Japan’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Start Operation in 2020
Image of LBV (Provided by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.) Central LNG Shipping Japan Corporation (Hereinafter: CLS), a joint venture established by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, announces that CLS has ordered...
July 6th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers BELMAX 3, third barge of Project ROB20

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers BELMAX 3, third barge of Project ROB20
 The first BELMAX class vessel Navashino, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast based Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding) on 29 June 2018 delivered the BELMAX 3, third in a series of ten non-self-propelled oil barges of Project ROB20 to the Customer, State Transport Leasing Company (STLC). The shallow-draft...
July 6th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Everybody is talking about Hygge and 2020.

Everybody is talking about Hygge and 2020.
Join us in Copenhagen and learn about both first hand! The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) would like to welcome you to the IBIA Annual Convention 2018, on 6th-8th November 2018, at the Scandic Kødbyen hotel in Copenhagen. The IBIA Annual Convention is one of the most anticipated Bunker...
July 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

Vestdavit multi-boat handling system secures US patent

Vestdavit multi-boat handling system secures US patent
Unique IP enabling the MissionEase multi-boat handling solution for mission bays is now protected by US patent Vestdavit has secured a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for MissionEase which protects the multi-boat handling system’s unique mode of operation from plagiarism. Boat-handling...
July 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Reed Smith has advised Deutsche Bank on the sale of a $1billion portfolio of shipping loans

Reed Smith has advised Deutsche Bank on the sale of a $1billion portfolio of shipping loans
Richard Hakes LONDON, 5 July, 2018 – Reed Smith has advised client Deutsche Bank on the strategic disposal of a portfolio of $1billion of shipping loans spread across a diversified pool of maritime sectors and sponsors. The multi-disciplinary, cross-border team was led by London-based asset finance...
July 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

ClassNK grants AIP to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on an LNG-fuelled 200K DWT bulk carrier design

ClassNK grants AIP to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on an LNG-fuelled 200K DWT bulk carrier design
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Part GF which adopts IGF Code (regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels) to NYK Line and Japan Marine United (JMU) for their joint project on the concept design of an LNG-fueled 200K DWT...
July 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Pollution | Read More

WinGD celebrates milestone order for 100th X-DF engine

WinGD celebrates milestone order for 100th X-DF engine
Powered by WinGD’s X-DF technology, GasLog’s LNG carrier, Houston Only five years after the launch of the X-DF engine, WinGD is pleased to announce they have secured an order for their 100th X-DF engine. The award-winning technology developed by WinGD has demonstrated, on tests and engines...
July 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Niron Staal fabricates two Stan Launch 804s for Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam

Niron Staal fabricates two Stan Launch 804s for Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam
Niron Staal fabricates two Stan Launch 804s for Maaskant Niron Staal, the specialist steel machining and construction company within the Damen Shipyards Group, has once again demonstrated its ability to successfully execute one-off projects to the highest standards. This time its client was fellow Damen...
July 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

HFW Briefing – Bunker contamination in the US Gulf

HFW Briefing – Bunker contamination in the US Gulf
Paul Dean Following recent reports of marine fuel contamination on an unprecedented scale in the US Gulf Region, we briefly consider some of the issues arising for those affected parties, including shipowners, time charterers and bunker suppliers Background Reports suggest that possibly up to one hundred...
July 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, Legal | Read More

YSA Design Insights: Issue 2

YSA Design Insights: Issue 2
.. New dimension for YSA Design YSA Design has entered a new era of collaborative design, creating ship space ‘walk-throughs’ that can be made simultaneously available to clients and yard partners using the latest developments in Virtual Reality Read more  Sumptuous settings on MSC...
July 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit
l to r: Durk-Jan Nederlof (Managing Director, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion), Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima, His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander 1 July 2018: His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander and Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima have visited Damen Shiprepair Curaçao. The Royal couple...
July 4th, 2018 | Events, News, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

SMS and WorkBoatSales.com sign global deal at UK Seawork exhibition

SMS and WorkBoatSales.com sign global deal at UK Seawork exhibition
SMS workboat UK ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has partnered with WorkBoatSales.com to market its proven range of Bulldog workboats internationally. The partnership was agreed at the Seawork 2018 commercial marine and workboat exhibition and conference in Southampton, UK,...
July 3rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Continuing investment in LNG as a marine fuel critical to meeting air Quality & GHG emissions targets

Continuing investment in LNG as a marine fuel critical to meeting air Quality & GHG emissions targets
SEA\LNG counsels a pragmatic view on the future of maritime fuels LONDON, 3 July 2018: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today reiterated how critical continuing investment in LNG as a marine fuel...
July 3rd, 2018 | Bunkering, Energy, LNG | Read More

New VR technology set to transform yachting and shipping industries

New VR technology set to transform yachting and shipping industries
(l-r): Richard Hooson, Sam Slater and Greg Beach on a recent client visit to Monaco. The global yachting and shipping industries are queueing up to adopt the very latest in immersive virtual reality visualisation, mapping and design technology developed at The Landing, MediaCityUK. VR solutions designed...
July 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

LR takes over management of MoD owned Code for Steel Caissons

LR takes over management of MoD owned Code for Steel Caissons
LR certified caisson at the entrance to Naval Base 14 Dock in Portsmouth (Image courtesy of MoD) 03 July 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has taken over the management of UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) owned Code for Steel Caissons, providing a harmonised standard for new and existing caissons. LR has...
July 3rd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Military, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thordon Thorplas-Blue found to reduce operating costs while creating a safer working environment

Thordon Thorplas-Blue found to reduce operating costs while creating  a safer working environment
The Thordon ThorPlas-Blue bearings in-situ on the vessel The grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings Thordon supplied and installed to a Mississippi River line haul boat recently have helped reduce the vessel’s operating costs while creating a safer working environment for the crew. When this 180 ft (54.9m)...
July 3rd, 2018 | HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…
The then IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen receiving the award from Emma Howell IACS AWARDED SEATRADE’S ANNIVERSARY AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS’ DEDICATED SERVICE TO SAFETY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SUPPORT OF THE IMO IACS was honoured and delighted to receive the Industry Anniversary Award at the...
July 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Publication 2017 Annual Report from Paris MoU on Port State Control

Publication 2017 Annual Report from Paris MoU on Port State Control
Richard Schiferli “Safeguarding Responsible and Sustainable Shipping” Refusal of access (banning) has been used 65 times since 2015. This year again shows a large increase from 20 bans in 2016 to 33 bans in 2017. The detention percentage has stabilised to 3.82% (from 3.84%). The number of detainable...
July 3rd, 2018 | Health and Safety, News, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2312

Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two  Damen ASD Tugs 2312
From the contract signing Jim Iskes, owner of Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden / Amsterdam, has signed a contract at the ITS 2018 event in Marseille with Damen for the supply of two ASD Tugs 2312. The ASD Tug 2312 is one of Damen’s new,...
July 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

South Africa signs up to treaty on fishing vessel personnel

South Africa signs up to treaty on fishing vessel personnel
H.E. Dr. Bonginkosi Emmanuel Nzimande, Minister of Transport of South Africa, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim at IMO Headquarters 02/07/2018  – South Africa has become the 25th State to sign up to the IMO treaty on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel...
July 2nd, 2018 | IMO, Organisations, Regulatory | Read More

Evergreen Line Renews Investment in Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® System with 3,000-Unit Order

Evergreen Line Renews Investment in Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® System with 3,000-Unit Order
… SINGAPORE, July 2, 2018 – As one of the world’s leading shipping lines, Evergreen Line, is enhancing its operations with 3,000 containers refrigerated by Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® units, chosen for their refrigeration performance and power efficiency. Carrier Transicold is part of...
July 2nd, 2018 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More