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MHI Receives Order for Very Large LPG Carrier from Astomos Energy
MHI Receives Order for Very Large LPG Carrier from Astomos Energy
9/29/2014 12:06:51 PM
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. The LPG carrier on order is identical to vessels ordered to MHI by Astomos Energy late last year and again this past spring. The carrier will provide the world’s highest level of energy-saving performance, flexibility to …
Future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) achieves successful light-off of first main turbine generator set
9/26/2014 10:47:31 AM
Rolls-Royce is proud to announce that the future USS Zumwalt, the first ship of the DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class, performed a successful Generator Light-Off of its first Main Turbine Generator Set (MTG) this week. It is now power self-sufficient enabling follow-on systems testing and trials. Neil Pickard, Rolls-Royce, Program Executive said: "On behalf of the …
Alcatel-Lucent starts construction of Sea-Me-We 5 undersea cable system linking Singapore and France
9/24/2014 11:46:49 AM
The South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) consortium has announced that the contract for the deployment of the SEA-ME-WE 5 undersea cable system spanning 20,000 km from Singapore to France has come into force. The new 100G SEA-ME-WE 5 will deliver ultra-broadband capacity and faster access to consumers and businesses. Its ultimate design capacity of 24 …
Siemens opens new remote diagnostics center for wind turbines in Denmark
Siemens opens new remote diagnostics center for wind turbines in Denmark
9/24/2014 9:52:37 AM
Siemens today officially opened the company’s new remote diagnostics center for wind turbines, located at the company’s global headquarters for wind service in Brande, Denmark. The facility offers some of the most advanced wind turbine remote diagnostic and monitoring capabilities in the world and has been designed to accommodate the continued and rapid growth of Siemens wind …
MacGregor secures RoRo cargo access equipment order from South Korea
9/22/2014 6:05:01 PM
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea for the design and delivery of MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment. It is destined for a 180m logistics and support vessel (LSV) under construction at the yard for the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO). The vessel is …
Panalpina’s new online tool gives LCL customers more visibility
9/22/2014 5:36:24 PM
Panalpina’s global LCL network continues to expand, giving customers more ways to transport their goods more efficiently. But with so many routes and options to consider, selecting the best routing can be difficult. Panalpina is addressing the issue by introducing its LCL Sailing Schedule, an online tool that gives users access to the company’s latest LCL sailing information …
Countries impose tighter regulation of scientific whaling
Countries impose tighter regulation of scientific whaling
9/19/2014 10:28:44 AM
The killing of whales as part of scientific research programmes will now be under stricter oversight after a divisive vote by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) today. The decision comes after a judgement by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in March that ruled previous “scientific” hunts by Japan to be illegal . “Illegal commercial whaling went on for way …
Rusatom Overseas engages world’s leading experts to create new generation desalination facilities
9/18/2014 1:17:26 PM
World’s leading experts on desalination technologies joined the Rusatom Overseas Expert Council on Desalination that had its first meeting on September 17 in Moscow. The Council will deal with tasks aimed at development of best technological solutions for Rusatom Overseas’s major customers in water and water treatment markets of various countries.   Among the members of the …
Eni: new oil discovery offshore Angola
9/17/2014 11:36:02 AM
Eni made a new oil discovery in Block 15/06, in the Ochigufu exploration prospect, in deep water offshore Angola. Oghigufu is the 10th commercial oil discovery made in Block 15/06. The new discovery  is estimated to contain 300 million barrels of oil in place. Ochigufu 1 NFW well, which has led to the discovery, will be brought into production in record time. The well is …
The Florida Aquarium Receives over $161,000 to Expand Environmental Literacy
9/16/2014 4:41:37 PM
The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that the Florida Aquarium will receive over $161,000 cooperative agreement for the project “Watershed Investigations: Engaging Underserved Youth in Exploring Climate Change in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.” Debbi Stone, Vice President of Education of Florida Aquarium, will provide the leadership for this project. Ben Scaggs, …
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
9/14/2014 7:38:16 PM
Weihai, Shangdong, China & Wuxi, Jiangsu, China – September 13, 2014 Guangwei Group (China) and Adesso Advanced Materials (China) today signed a formal strategic partnership agreement in Weihai, Shangdong Province, China and launched the world first recyclable fishing rod made with Adesso’s Recycloset® resin technology. The two parties aim at collaborations on …
General Dynamics NASSCO, Mayor Faulconer Signal Construction of Five American Petroleum Tankers at Steel Cutting Ceremony
9/12/2014 5:22:56 PM
General Dynamics NASSCO and City of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer today signaled the start of construction of five American Petroleum Tankers at a steel cutting ceremony for the first tanker, the APT-1, at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. Joined by General Dynamics NASSCO executive leadership and Mayor Faulconer were representatives from Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, …
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Delivery of a Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v YM March
9/12/2014 9:40:30 AM
Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the Company), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it took delivery of the m/v “YM March”, a 2004-built Post-Panamax container vessel of 5,576 TEU capacity that the Company entered into an agreement to purchase on August 7, …
Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems
Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems
9/11/2014 12:15:53 PM
A total of 22 bulk carriers, being built by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in China for Singapore based Pioneer Marine, will feature Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). The Wärtsilä systems will enable the vessels to comply fully with the IMO’s ballast water convention. The contracts were finalised in August. Each of the 38,000 DWT vessels will be fitted …
Keep clean and stay safe: WSS promotes best practice for shipboard hygiene
9/9/2014 12:07:08 PM
The focus of shipboard safety is rightly on the prevention of accidents among seafarers, through regulation, training and promotion of safety culture. But despite the attention given to such incidents, the majority of medical consultations and treatments onboard are due to medical conditions, rather than injuries. Data on infection and illness rates among seafarers are …
Rolls-Royce launches a new family of medium speed marine engines
Rolls-Royce launches a new family of medium speed marine engines
9/9/2014 11:32:38 AM
Rolls-Royce has today unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by diesel and gas. The new engines offer a 20 per cent increase in power per cylinder, while reducing fuel consumption, emissions and through-life operating costs compared to existing engines in the Rolls-Royce Bergen range. The first …
Indian Ocean-wide tsunami exercise to test readiness ten years after the 2004 disaster
9/5/2014 8:02:08 PM
Ten years after the strongest tsunami in living memory in 2004, 24 countries of the Indian Ocean Rim* will participate in a large scale simulation exercise organized under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO on 9 and 10 September to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System. The goal is to measure the capacity and response …
Siemens receives grid connection order for Dudgeon offshore wind farm
9/4/2014 5:13:38 PM
Siemens has received an order for the turnkey delivery of the grid connection for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm. The customers are the Norwegian utilities Statoil and Statkraft, which are jointly implementing the wind farm off the coast of the U.K. Siemens will supply the entire power transmission system, including the two transformer substations – one onshore and one …
Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture inaugurates new medium-speed marine engine factory in China
Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture inaugurates new medium-speed marine engine factory in China
9/2/2014 12:01:06 PM
Wärtsilä Yuchai Engine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Wärtsilä and Yuchai Marine Power Co., Ltd., has inaugurated its new factory in Doumen District, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, China. The new factory covers a total area of 266,700 square meters and will be used for the assembly and testing of Wärtsilä 20, Wärtsilä 26 and Wärtsilä 32 medium speed engines. The assembly …

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