The next milestone for the Becker LNG PowerPac® in the Port of Hamburg

The next important milestone in the development of the Becker LNG PowerPac® is the first operation of two prototypes units of the mobile shore power solution from Becker Marine Systems at HHLA’s container terminal Burchardkai in Hamburg. In attendance of...

New Propeller Technology Developed for Reducing Underwater Radiated Noise

The patented Oscar PressurePoresÔ system reduces propeller tip vortex cavitation by applying a small number of strategically bored holes in the propeller blades.

Palau Maritime Partnership to Benefit Greece

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) and the Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association (HSSA) both operate from Piraeus in Greece and recently signed an agreement to strengthen the close ties between them to support HSSA’s member vessels operating short-sea shipping services.

EUR 22 Million Orders for Port, Cruise and RoPax Equipment Received By MacGregor

The orders were booked into Cargotec's first quarter 2019 order intake, with the delivery of the MacGregor equipment planned to start during the first quarter 2020

Ahead of 2020, VeriFuel Urges Cooperation and Transparency Across The Marine Fuel Supply Chain

To mitigate the risks of an increasingly fragmented and complex bunkering marketplace, VeriFuel is calling on the industry to work together more effectively to find solutions that support the smooth transition to new fuels.

Climate Change

Oil spill

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Threatened Bat and Marine Species Granted Protection under CMS

Good news for the bats and some marine species because the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) has recently granted them protected...

- 17th November 2017

Support Wildlife and Marine Conservation Efforts by Volunteers

Over the past 40 years, the Earth has already lost half of its wildlife, according to WWF. The planet is in...

- 15th November 2017

Climate Change: What Does It Mean For Marine Life?

Climate change has had a startling effect on the rising temperatures of the oceans. Scientists predict that water temperatures will hit...

- 25th May 2016

Living Underwater: A Possibility?

For years people have looked up at the sky and wondered what it would be like to travel into space. The...

- 10th March 2016

MacGregor to Deliver Another Eight Complete Hatch Cover Sets to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

These build on contracts secured earlier this year to supply 18 hatch cover sets for the same series of containerships, bringing...

- 24th December 2018

Thordon Retrofits Solves Navenor’s Bearing Problems

Thordon Bearings has completed a range of water-lubricated and grease-free bearing installations to a third salt lugger in the Salinor/Navenor fleet,...

- 3rd December 2018

Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Supporting Construction of Offshore Substation

The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, owned by Northland Power, will be an impressive wind farm with 33 turbines, situated 95...

- 26th November 2018

HullWiper In Partnership With SCAMP Expands Into Gibraltar

The agreement marks the latest expansion under HullWiper’s global leasing programme, introduced in 2017, to work with partners worldwide to offer...

- 12th November 2018

Sea Piracy: The Impact on Seafarers and Their Families

Modern-day pirates may not wear an eye patch or wave a sword in your face, but they are more real and...

- 20th July 2016

Piracy: The Face Of A Modern Pirate

Say the word pirate to anyone these days and many would automatically think of Captain Hook, arch nemesis of Peter Pan,...

- 9th February 2016

Anti Piracy: Seychelles – Paradise Under Attack by Pirates

By Lilly Black Seychelles has long had a reputation for being a honeymooner’s paradise. Beautiful beaches, palm trees, year round sunlight...

- 8th December 2015

Panel Proposes New Jobs to Root Out Piracy

Piracy is the by-product of unemployment and disregard faced by entire generations of young men and women in Somalia, according to...

- 25th November 2014