Category : Ship safety

cruise liners greece

Greek Minister: Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business

Speaking at the opening day of the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, Greek Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Panagiotis Kouroumplis, said that Greece is prepared to launch a concessions campaign in order to encourage international cruise liners operating in Greece to invest in relevant infrastructure projects.

Comments Off on Greek Minister: Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business / 25th May 2017

EU Monitoring

Oldendorff Appoints Verifavia for EU Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Regulation.

Verifavia Shipping will provide EU MRV services to Oldendorff, including the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon emission reports according to the ISO 14065 standard and regulation 757/2015.

Comments Off on Oldendorff Appoints Verifavia for EU Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Regulation. / 17th May 2017

RRS Sir David Attenborough

RRS Sir David Attenborough: Cammell Laird Has Selected Ecospeed Hull Protection System

The shipbuilder awarded a coatings contract to Subsea Industries, a pioneer in non-toxic hard-coatings, based on the unrivalled performance of its Ecospeed hull coating system on the Royal Research Ships Ernest Shackleton and James Clark Ross.

Comments Off on RRS Sir David Attenborough: Cammell Laird Has Selected Ecospeed Hull Protection System / 9th February 2017

Hydrex Underwater Technologies

Hydrex Underwater Technologies Steers Tanker Clear of Trouble

A 7,071dwt tanker was manoeuvring in the port of Antwerp when it experienced a steering gear problem. The vessel managed to safely berth alongside and carry out cargo operations but emergency repairs where needed before the vessel could continue.

Comments Off on Hydrex Underwater Technologies Steers Tanker Clear of Trouble / 13th January 2017

Ecoshield

Cavitation Bubble Burst by Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield?

The decision to apply Subsea Industries’ award-winning Ecoshield hard coating to rudders and thrusters is paying dividends, with a number of shipowners noticing zero cavitation damage and failure compared to equipment coated with other protective systems.

Comments Off on Cavitation Bubble Burst by Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield? / 14th December 2016

Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs

Hydrex Performs Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs in Record Time

Hydrex Underwater Technology has completed the emergency stern tube seal repair to a 134m chemical tanker, after the Antwerp Port Authority demanded an underwater inspection and in-situ repair to the vessel before allowing it to set sail.

Comments Off on Hydrex Performs Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs in Record Time / 14th October 2016

Armed Forces Covenant

Kelvin Hughes Supports and Has Signed the Armed Forces Covenant

Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and security surveillance systems, is proud to announce that it supports and has signed the Armed Forces Covenant.

Comments Off on Kelvin Hughes Supports and Has Signed the Armed Forces Covenant / 5th August 2016

Anti-Piracy

Ocean Tankers to strengthen its Anti-Piracy Measures

Ocean Tankers told IHS Maritime it plans to strengthen its anti-piracy measures in the wake of the second hijacking its fleet has suffered within a year.

No Comments / 15th May 2015

Shipping Losses

Shipping Losses ‘Lowest in 10 Years’

The number of shipping losses dropped to a 10-year low last year, according to the third safety and shipping review.

2 Comments / 5th April 2015

Port State Control

Flaws in Port State Control Regime Revealed By ‘Ghost ships’

Smuggling of migrants to Europe on two merchant ships has raised questions over the effectiveness of port state control and maritime checks.

1 Comment / 10th January 2015

Tanker Safety

New Chemical Tanker Safety Guide Published by ICS

A fully updated edition of the definitive industry guidance on chemical tanker safety has just been published by the International Chamber of Shipping.

No Comments / 13th December 2014

rescue operation

ICS Repsonds to Migrant Crisis with Guidelines for Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea

the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea.

1 Comment / 11th December 2014

Saving lives at sea

Saving Lives at Sea with Wireless Technology

The LYNCEUS project was initiated following the Costa Concordia tragedy with the purpose of revolutionizing rescue operations at sea,

No Comments / 25th November 2014

Ballast water

Hyde Marine to Provide B-Box Ballast Water Treatment Service

HYDE MARINE TO PROVIDE B-BOX BALLAST WATER TREATMENT SERVICE, NIOZ TESTING PROTOCOL TO HELP VALIDATE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

1 Comment / 3rd September 2014

Maritime Secutiry

Glamox at the SMM 2014: New Products to Improve Maritime Security

Glamox Group presents special LED luminaires for use in demanding environments as well as innovative searchlights for more maritime security.

2 Comments / 2nd September 2014

Sea Rescue

Maritime Safety Program For Rescuing People in Distress

Program for the Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration students provided by Swedish Maritime Administration.

2 Comments / 25th August 2014