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Latest INMEX China Edition Features New Extension on Cruise Ship-Building
23/07/2018 Sponsored article
The 8th edition of INMEX China is proud to return to the Poly World Trade Centre, Guangzhou, from December 5 - 7. Read More
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Rolls-Royce, Associated British Ports and Svitzer to develop next generation port technologies
13/08/2018 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator, and global towage operator Svitzer, to develop the next generation of technologies which will keep Britain trading. Read More
NORDEN revises expectations for full-year result
13/08/2018 MARPRO Team
Due to a very weak tanker spot market, NORDEN lowers its expectations for the Adjusted Result for the year to USD 0 to 30 million, down from USD 10 to 50 million. Read More
CSSC welcomes continued expansion of new marine service business
13/08/2018 MARPRO Team
China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC) has welcomed the rapid growth of its exclusive marine equipment service platform, CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, (CMS), during its first twelve months of trading. Read More
Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project
13/08/2018 MARPRO Team
Damen Marine Components has won a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for an Antarctic Research vessel of the Chilean Navy, under LRS -Polar 5 Class notation. Read More
V.Group announces new model of technical management with 'Fleet Cell of the Future'
13/08/2018 MARPRO Team
New model of technical management increases performance by encouraging innovation with a purpose, and designing basic unit of operations around the customer’s needs. Read More
The Unifeeder Group becomes a part of the DP World Group
13/08/2018 MARPRO Team
The Unifeeder Group (‘Unifeeder’), the largest Pan-European feeder and shortsea operator, has announced the signing of the agreed acquisition of Unifeeder by DP World Read More
Maersk and IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution
11/08/2018 MARPRO Team
Industry-wide collaboration announced in January advances as more than 90 organizations participate in the global trade solution. More than 154 million events captured on the platform and growing by one million per day. Read More
Singapore lands on Wilhelmsen as a maritime partner for drone delivery
13/08/2018 MARPRO Team
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has been selected to help develop the future Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) regulatory framework for Singapore. Read More
Rolls-Royce new stabiliser range offers greater stability for ice class ships
13/08/2018 MARPRO Team
The latest version of Rolls-Royce stabilisation systems adds the potential for ice class ships to benefit from the company’s Stabilisation-at-Rest (SAR) concept. Read More
Celebrity Apex Begins Her Journey to the Top
06/08/2018 MARPRO Team
Launching construction on the next industry-changing ship in its Edge series, Celebrity Cruises pushes modern luxury travel to even greater heights Read More
CTS Offshore and MARPRO announces partnership
19/07/2018 MARPRO Team
London based CTS Offshore offering in-situ afloat asset integrity services for the offshore and marine industries worldwide and MARPRO have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership. Read More
First Sailing of New LNG-Powered ConRo Ship
06/08/2018 MARPRO Team
Crowley Adds Greater Velocity to U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Supply Chain with First Sailing of New LNG-Powered ConRo Ship Read More
Shipping Industry launches new security ressources for world fleet
06/08/2018 MARPRO Team
The new website provides security-related guidance produced by the industry as well as links to other useful maritime and military security resources. Read More
EU Member States are stepping up measures to protect seas and oceans
06/08/2018 MARPRO Team
EU Member States are stepping up measures to protect seas and oceans, but more improvements are needed Read More
Article 50 process should be extended, says Maritime UK
06/08/2018 MARPRO Team
Maritime UK, the industry body for the maritime sector has urged the government and European Union to extend the Article 50 process if a deal is not agreed by October. Read More
15 years of maritime battery and fuel cell research
06/08/2018 MARPRO Team
FellowSHIP project concludes 15 years of maritime battery and fuel cell research Read More
MT-FAST Fuel-saving Device Installed on 500 Vessels
06/08/2018 MARPRO Team
MT-FAST, a fuel-saving device jointly developed by NYK Group company MTI Co. Ltd. and Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation, has now been installed on over 500 vessels. Operational data has proven the device to be effective in saving fuel. Read More
DAMEN lays keel for 77-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht
06/08/2018 MARPRO Team
DAMEN SeaXplorer marked a milestone in the construction of the SeaXplorer 77 expedition yacht at a keel laying ceremony at Damen Shipyards Galati on the banks of the Danube. Read More
 Scrubber orders full ahead
30/07/2018 MARPRO Team
A survey of EGCSA members has revealed that scrubber uptake is rapidly accelerating with the number of ships with exhaust gas cleaning systems installed or on order standing at 983 as of 31 May 2018. Read More
Upgraded Wärtsilä 20 engine attracting multiple customer orders
30/07/2018 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä has received a series of notable orders for the upgraded version of its Wärtsilä 20 engine. A total of 33 engines have been ordered for merchant auxiliary power application in three major shipbuilding projects. Read More
ONE takes delivery of 14,000-TEU containership “ONE MINATO”
30/07/2018 MARPRO Team
Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. is proud to announce the delivery of ONE MINATO, a 14,000 TEU-class magenta coloured containership, at Hiroshima Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Japan on July 24, 2018. Read More
China’s Maritime Silk Road Initiative
30/07/2018 MARPRO Team
The implementation of a Chinese Maritime Silk Road via the Mediterranean cannot succeed unless there is a way to bridge the gap between economic interests and the capacity to protect those interests. Read More
Blockchain use in bunkering
30/07/2018 MARPRO Team
BLOC annonces industry-led demonstrator consortium for blockchain use in bunkering with Lloyd´s Register, BIMCO, Precius Shipping, Bostomar, Ibia and Goodfuels Read More
Nigerian anti-corruption project improves port calls
30/07/2018 MARPRO Team
An anti-corruption project aiming for port calls without demands for in-kinds payments, harassment, or the threat of illicit delays has been completed with positive outcomes. Read More
UK Chamber welcomes new offshore wind developments but raises concern on navigational safety
30/07/2018 MARPRO Team
With the Government poised to greenlight millions of pounds' worth of new offshore developments, the UK Chamber of Shipping warns that coordination and forward planning is essential. Read More
ABB turbochargers support optimal performance and fuel efficiency for one of the world’s largest con
30/07/2018 MARPRO Team
The 21,000+ TEU (20-foot equivalent unit) COSCO Shipping Universe has broken the record for China’s largest container ship and is equipped with ABB turbochargers to assure optimal performance and fuel efficiency. Read More
GDPR for Shipping Companies
23/07/2018 MARPRO Team
The UK Chamber of Shipping has launched its latest publication, 'The General Data Protection Regulation: Guidance to Shipping Companies'. Read More
Unstructured and complex data stifling progress in digitalisation
23/07/2018 MARPRO Team
Research shows maritime buyers are missing commercial opportunities to optimise procurement efficiencies and cut costs due to the industry’s challenge with the structure, fragmentation and complexity of data, as well as the ability to harness it. Read More
Should shipping lines mergers be prevented?
23/07/2018 Saaed Uddin
Out of 20 operational shipping lines 8 lines were either being purchased or complete being merged into another big groups , 1 has been bankrupt Read More
Robots that can crawl inside engines
23/07/2018 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce demonstrates the future of engine maintenance with robots that can crawl inside engines. Read More
Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems successfully tested for global compliance
23/07/2018 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä announces that its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all testing procedures required for United States Coastguard (USCG) type approval compliance. Read More
IMO animates improvements over last 70 years
23/07/2018 MARPRO Team
A short animated film shows how IMO has developed mandatory international regulations covering almost every aspect of shipping. Read More
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