On 28th August, a keel-laying ceremony was held at Damen Shipyards Sharjah. Damen is building an ASD Tug 2913 for Saqr Ports, part of Rash Al Khaimah (RAK) Ports. The keel-laying was attended by, Captain Brand, Group General Manager RAK Ports, Captain Magee, Harbour Master RAK Ports, Pascal Slingerland, Damen Sales Manager Middle East and the Albwardy Damen management and project teams. The keel was lowered onto the building blocks by Captain Brand. Following this, both Capta
TMC Compressors has decided to invest in a major marine compressor stocking programme and offer free freight anywhere in the world to allow ship and rig operators to replace or upgrade on board service air supply as quickly as possible. “Times are tough for many ship and rig owners operating in the offshore industries. We have asked ourselves what we, as a supplier, can do to better support our customers. Our response is to make a multi-million kroner capex investment upfront
Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) provided 16 wireless compression load cells from Straightpoint to perform benchmark weighing as 10 ship-to-shore cranes were raised 10m by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC) at Port of Los Angeles. The 150-metric tonne capacity load cells combined to weigh one Noell ship-to-shore container handling crane, originally estimated to have a weight of 1,350te, and provide benchmark data before it and nine other cranes were to be raised to accommo
Rolls-Royce has signed a contract to deliver ship design and an extensive range of ship equipment to a purse seiner / pelagic trawler to be built for the shipowning company Gunnar Langva AS based in Ålesund, Norway. The 75 metre long vessel is to be built by Westcon Yards in Norway, and the Rolls-Royce contract is signed with the yard. This will be Westcon’s second order for Gunnar Langva. The previous vessel was delivered in 2013 and also designed by Rolls-Royce. Additionall
The exclusive workshop equipped military groups with the latest satcom know-how. Thuraya Telecommunications recently attended USPACOM Pacific Endeavor 2017, hosted by the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) in the United States, where it presented an intensive training workshop on critical satellite communication technologies for first responders and military experts from 22 participating Asia-Pacific countries. The annual invite-only event ran from August 14 to 25 in San Jose, CA and fo
A premier deep-water offshore energy location based in Blyth, is booming and becoming central to the UK energy sector. Energy Central - a premier deep-water East Coast UK energy base located in the North East of England – is delivered through a unique partnership between Arch and the Port of Blyth providing nearly 200 hectares of land strategically positioned with quayside access. The sites are aimed at offshore energy sector businesses looking to relocate and grow in Northum
How compliant is International shipping? – Oil monitoring and elimination presented by industry experts...
How the world’s leading experts are working with International Shipping to reduce the risk of oil pollution within the marine environment.
For the first time ever AtZ Marine Technologies will deliver a MIT Technical Talks session at London International Shipping Week. The technical session, delivered in conjunction with National Maritime (NMDG) and supported by Green
Acronym’s decoded: OWS – Oily Water Separator PPM – Parts Per Million IMO – International Maritime Organisation USCG – US Coast Guard MCA – Maritime and Coastguard Agency OCM – Oil Control Monitor OMS – Oil Monitoring System Recent events have shown that some crews continue to by-pass oily water separators and perform illegal overboard discharge, which has resulted in fines into the millions and even the possibility of imprisonment. Operators must become more vigilant and en