Wärtsilä Signs Long-Term Service Agreements For Four Japanese LNGCs

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed long-term service agreements for four Japanese owned LNG Carriers. Wärtsilä’s Dynamic Maintenance Planning (DMP) proposes that performance guarantees is considered as adding considerable value to the customers’ operations. Two of...

ICHCA Invites Submissions For Innovation In Safety Award

This November at ICHCA’s international conference in Malta, the winning fresher will be awarded  by Heike Deggim, Director of the Maritime Safety Division at the International Maritime Organization  . The motive of giving Awards aims to highlight...

HFW Helps BIMCO To Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract

Shipping association BIMCO drafts an industry standard offshore decommissioning contact with the help of global, sector- focused law firm HFW. The contract – DISMANTLECON – has been approved by BIMCO’s Documentary Committee. This contract will be...

Oasis Of The Seas Set For Royal Caribbean’s Largest Amplification

Oasis of the Seas,which revolutionized the cruise industry marks its 10-year anniversary with the highest, $165 million amplification. The first to introduce the unique seven-neighbourhood concept and one-of-a-kind AquaTheater entertainment venue, Royal Caribbean International’s original game...

IMO’s MEPC Promotes Reduction of Shipping Emissions

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) pushed forward with many points which focused on  supporting the achievement of the objectives of the initial IMO strategy which says about reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships,...

DOF, Kongsberg, Sintef Ocean And Norce Join Forces To Provide ‘Intelligent Efficiency’

DOF has formed a partnership with Kongsberg Maritime, SINTEF Ocean and NORCE, which aims to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for complex offshore operations while streamlining fleet-wide maintenance. Enabled through sponsorship and support from...

Damen Shiprepair Brest Carried Out Rapid Repairs To LNGC ‘Methane Princess’

Over four days in January, Damen Shiprepair Brest successfully carried out repairs to the hull of the 266-metre, 138,000m³, LNG Carrier LNG Methane Princess. In order to achieve this in the minimum time it was done...

Zero USCG Detentions For World’s Fastest Growing Digital Ship Registry

The world’s fastest growing digital ship registry has recorded a zero percentage detention record with the United States Coastguard (USCG) in the latest figures issued for 2016-2018 Port State Control examinations. The USCG targets flags for...

IMO Issues Additional Guidance Regarding Sulphur 2020 Implementations

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter into...

Debmarine Namibia Annonuces To Invest In World’s First Ever Custom-Built Diamond Recovery Vessel

Debmarine Namibia announced that its Board of Directors have approved the construction of the world’s first ever custom-built diamond recovery vessel. The new vessel is expected to cost US$468 million (N$7 billion) and represents the largest...