Tag : safe seas

hull cleaning

Affordable Hull Cleaning Brought to the Panama Canal By HullWiper in Partnership With Talleres Industriales

As the key transit point for vessels sailing between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Panama Canal is a gateway to the world and the obvious choice for HullWiper’s first operational location in the Americas.

Comments Off on Affordable Hull Cleaning Brought to the Panama Canal By HullWiper in Partnership With Talleres Industriales / 16th Oct 2018

maritime training

Emergence of Thailand as a Maritime Training Centre

Since mid 2015 when MCA first approved a Thailand based seafarer training facility, the growth of that destination as a popular focus for both advanced seafarers and also entry level crew to complete STCW 2010 and the new updating STCW courses, has been nothing short of astonishing.

Comments Off on Emergence of Thailand as a Maritime Training Centre / 9th May 2018

Thordon Bearings Joins International Windship Association as a Full Associate Member

Thordon Bearings has joined a growing number of organisations to have signed up as a full associate member of the International Windship Association (IWSA), the organisation established to facilitate and promote the economic and environmental advantages of wind propulsion across the shipping industry.

Comments Off on Thordon Bearings Joins International Windship Association as a Full Associate Member / 24th Apr 2018

green technologies

Adoption of Green Technologies Can Slash Ship Operation Costs

Thordon Bearings will present a paper at a major conference in Copenhagen, next week, where the polymer bearings specialist will emphasise how the adoption of green technologies can slash ship operation costs.

Comments Off on Adoption of Green Technologies Can Slash Ship Operation Costs / 14th Mar 2018

Hull Biofouling: Subsea Industries Welcomes Tau Research

According to recent research published by Tel Aviv University’s School of Zoology, half the ships passing along the Mediterranean coast of Israel are carrying invasive ascidians, presenting a global threat to ecosystems around the world.

Comments Off on Hull Biofouling: Subsea Industries Welcomes Tau Research / 19th Jul 2017

fuel treatment

New Investment Committed by ADERCO in the UK for a Stronger Maritime Future

Peter Stevenson now leads Aderco Ltd from their new offices in Hampshire with additional staffing levels to provide a best-in-class service. The company will also serve as a reporting line for the company’s worldwide network of distributorships. Peter Stevenson joined Aderco from Simplex-Turbulo earlier this year and is now beginning the next phase of the planned company strategy.

Comments Off on New Investment Committed by ADERCO in the UK for a Stronger Maritime Future / 4th Feb 2017

licensed mariners

MITAGS-PMI Gap-Closing Training, STCW Manila

Linthicum Heights, Maryland-Glen Paine, Executive Director of MITAGS-PMI announced that the institute has published its STCW Gap-Closing Schedule, which goes through March 2017.

Comments Off on MITAGS-PMI Gap-Closing Training, STCW Manila / 29th Jul 2016

kitesurf

1,000km East African Kitesurf Completed by Pacific Basin’s Jacob Bliksted Sørensen

Pacific Basin shipping executive Jacob Bliksted Sørensen has successfully completed his 1,000km solo charity kitesurf expedition between Mozambique & Kenya.

Comments Off on 1,000km East African Kitesurf Completed by Pacific Basin’s Jacob Bliksted Sørensen / 4th Sep 2015

Reduce Pollution

Ambitious Plan To Reduce Pollution & Restore The Baltic

HELCOM has adopted an ambitious overarching action plan to drastically reduce pollution to the Baltic Sea and restore its good ecological status by 2021.

No Comments / 22nd Jul 2015

shipwreck

Part of Believed Tsunami Shipwreck Found Off Oregon Coast

Part of believed tsunami Shipwreck sighted near the Oregon Coast.

No Comments / 22nd Apr 2015

Wreck Removal

Wreck Removal Convention Enters into Force

The Nairobi International Wreck Removal Convention enters into force.

No Comments / 16th Apr 2015

CO2 Emissions

CO2 Emissions And The False Solutions

The rising levels of CO2 emissions that are within the planet’s atmosphere are beginning to cause something known as ocean acidification.

No Comments / 17th Feb 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 Jan 2015

Sea Water

Seawater is a Viable Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant for Propeller Shafts

Thordon Bearings questions oil-based stern tube seals and bearings when the industry can use the most environmentally safe lubricant there is – seawater.

No Comments / 8th Jan 2015

unsafe seas

IMO Calling to Address Unsafe Sea Passages

IMO has joined with other UN agencies in calling for concerted action from the international community to address unsafe sea passages.

1 Comment / 12th Dec 2014

dead sea animals

500 More Dead Sea Animals

Another mysterious wave of dead sea animals has washed ashore in Peru, the possible consequence of radiation releases from the nuclear facility in Japan.

2 Comments / 11th Dec 2014