Seaspan Ferries partners with Corvus Energy for Blue Whale ESS field trial

Seaspan Ferries Corporation is proud to announce that it has reached an agreement with Corvus Energy, of Bergen, Norway and Vancouver, Canada, for the first delivery of Corvus’ Blue Whale ESS, to be installed onboard one of their cargo ferries. Blue Whale is a new...

Thordon Bearings help keep world’s oldest steam-driven tug operational

One of the world’s oldest tugboats, the 117-year-old, steam-driven Daniel Adamson, is set to return to service offering short cruises along the River Weaver, a tributary of the fabled Mersey River in England, after the completion of a project to install new propeller...

CTI Maritec integration creates first maritime-focused service for all ship guid and materials testing

Maritec Pte Ltd., the fuel and oil testing services company acquired by leading certification company Centre Testing International Group (CTI), is now fully integrated into the group’s marine division, leveraging CTI’s world-class R&D capabilities to create the...

Med Marine’s new series tug now operates in Hadera

Med Marine delivered a new series tug MED-A3280-SD (shallow draft) tugboat to National Coal Supply Corporation (NCSC)’s fleet operating in Hadera. NCSC is a state company that handles the procurement and transportation of coal in Israel.  Named after the port she will...

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New coating makes an impact on tough bulk sector

A new coating developed to deliver greater protection to bulk carrier cargo holds has gained considerable market acceptance with almost 40 applications since its official introduction in August last year. Nippon Paint Marine’s new Neoguard Toughness has already been...

ChartWorld offer CIO+ Information Overlay Service for free

Over the past few months, the shipping industry has faced the issue of limited or restricted crew changes. As a result, we have seen an increasing number of reports focusing on the mental and emotional fatigue, and resulting stress, on overworked bridge teams and...

Signs of recovery as Survitec ramps up operations in China

Survitec has ramped up its operations in China following government initiatives to get the world’s second largest economy moving again after three months in lockdown. “While strict controls remain in place, we are pleased to see signs of recovery in China,” said Jena...

A mid-life upgrade, not a mid-life crisis

By Cindy Chan The Spirit of Vancouver Island will go on – and in more ways than one. The titular vessel is one of two Spirit classes in BC Ferries’ fleet, the other being the Spirit of British Columbia. The Spirit of Vancouver Island is currently undergoing its...

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Damen delivers ASD Tug 2810 ICE to Klasco, Lithuania

The Damen Shipyards Group has delivered an ASD Tug 2810 ICE to Klasco Towage Assistance, an affiliate of Klaipeda Stevedoring Company (KLASCO). The largest tugboat service provider in the port of Klaipeda (Lithuania), this is the company’s first purchase of a Damen...

Damen coordinating European Innovation Project LeanShips

The European Innovation Project LeanShips – Low Energy And Near To Zero Emissions Ships – will demonstrate the effectiveness and reliability of energy saving and emission reduction technologies at real scale. LeanShips is one of the first projects funded under the new...

Damen celebrates keel laying of two PSV 5000 vessels

Construction kicks off on four-vessel order for Canada’s Atlantic Towing. In a keel laying ceremony attended by key client representatives, Damen Shipyards Galaţi marked the start of construction of two Platform Supply Vessels – PSV 5000 – for Canadian maritime...

Two ASD 2411 tugs delivered to URAG

Leading German towage services provider URAG has taken delivery of two ASD 2411 tugs to add to its existing fleet. Named Brake and Perfect, the new vessels have joined their sister ship Prompt in the port of Hamburg under the URAG subsidiary Lutgens und Reimers...

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SevenCs presents the new WMS ChartServer

The newly released ChartServer 4.3 version allows more flexible configuration of the chart image and includes: Support of both Linux and Windows versions; ARCS support; Extended Chart Object Filtering; Support of all S-52 (ECDIS) chart settings; Support of multiple...

Damen pioneers mobile ballast water treatment: InvaSave

Fleet owners & ports to benefit from Damen in-house tech & retrofit expertise Damen Shipyards Group is set to unveil a pioneering new mobile ballast water treatment (BWT) unit at the Posidonia exhibition in Athens next week. The new in-house technology...