Fincantieri And Ponant Sign An MOU For Construction Of 2 New-Generation Cruise Ships 3

Fincantieri And Ponant Sign An MOU For Construction Of 2 New-Generation Cruise Ships

A Memorandum of Agreement has been signed by Fincantieri which is worth around 300 million euro. This is relating to the construction and design of 2 new-generation luxury expedition cruise vessels for the French cruise company...
25 Stowaways Found In Refrigerated Container On A Ship 4

25 Stowaways Found In Refrigerated Container On A Ship

After stowaways were found on a ship that was moving from Vlaardingen to Felixstowe, emergency services were notified. According to Dutch Authorities, many people were found in a refrigerated container on board a ship that came...
World’s First 1.25 Meter Ku-Ka Convertible VSAT System For High Speed Internet On Ships Launched 5

World’s First 1.25 Meter Ku-Ka Convertible VSAT System For High Speed Internet On Ships Launched

A new model has been released by Intellian in its latest NX Series future proof, leading performance and reduced lifecycke cost ASAT antenna portfolio. The v130NX is the first ever Ku-Ka convertible VSAT terminal which has...
25% Seafarers Suffer From Depression – New Study By Yale University 6

25% Seafarers Suffer From Depression – New Study By Yale University

A study conducted by Yale University and commissioned by the Seafarers Trust has found the presence of great levels of mental stress among seafarers, however the ways to reduce it has also been mentioned. Seafarers from...
Ports Of Los Angeles And Copenhagen Malmö Sign Agreement To Collaborate On Sustainability And Environmental Issues 7

Ports Of Los Angeles And Copenhagen Malmö Sign Agreement To Collaborate On Sustainability And Environmental Issues

For a collaboration on the issues of sustainability and environment, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the Ports of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö Port AB (CMP). The MoU was signed at a ceremony...
Qatar’s SC To Charter Two Cruise Liners With MSC Cruises During FIFA World Cup 2022 8

Qatar’s SC To Charter Two Cruise Liners With MSC Cruises During FIFA World Cup 2022

An agreement has been signed by Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) with MSC Cruises to charter two cruise liners so as to accomplish the fans at the time of FIFA World Cup Qatar...
Can Blockchain Technology Help Clean Oceans And Improve Waste Management Practices? 9

Can Blockchain Technology Help Clean Oceans And Improve Waste Management Practices?

The block chain technology had a primary usage as payment medium, providing a quick, secure, and transparent way of collecting and transferring funds all round the world. However, with the new technology, blockchain is being used...
Daewoo Shipbuilding Delivers First LNG Carrier With Air Lubrication System 10

Daewoo Shipbuilding Delivers First LNG Carrier With Air Lubrication System

A LNG carrier which is featured with an air lubrication system has been built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. On the 18th of November the announcement about delivery was made. The vessel was a 173,400m3...
Oldendorff Signs Agreement With MIT On Ship Design To Achieve IMO 2030/50 Requirements 11

Oldendorff Signs Agreement With MIT On Ship Design To Achieve IMO 2030/50 Requirements

A research agreement has been signed by Oldendorff Carriers with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) in order to make their vessels more eco friendly and economical. Oldendorff along with...
Adoption Of Hydraulic LRRS Testing Methods Can Reduce Injuries 12

Adoption Of Hydraulic LRRS Testing Methods Can Reduce Injuries

For the better security of crew and for the reduction in the number of accidents that happen during routine testing of Lifeboat Release and Retrieval Systems (LRRS), the shipping industry should consider making use of simulation/hydraulic...