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New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine
26/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Palle Wredstrøm appointed as new Division Manager for the marine
World Economic Forum, UN, political and business leaders unite at Opening Oceans Conference in quest
08/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Key political and business leaders are converging at Nor-Shipping’s Opening Oceans Conference with a mission to highlight, discuss and enable new business opportunities for the maritime and ocean industries.
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PJ Diesel Engineering presents an exciting events programme
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
This year, the company is taking another step forward and is launching an ambitious events programme, focusing on knowledge sharing, new technology and debate.
New business opportunities from MARPRO
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
MARPRO do not only work with traditional recruitment and promotion, one of the popular services is the Agent Match, where MARPRO facilitates a match between a company and a future sales agent.
Agent Match – a popular service offered by MARPRO
08/04/2018 MARPRO Team
On behalf of our clients, MARPRO is currently looking for agents in UK, Germany, Singapore, Sweden & USA. We are looking for agents for a sterilization robot, fast patrol boats and fire-fighting equipment.
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Tuco Marine Group will supply its 11m ProZero Wind Farm Service Vessel daughter crafts to the two Ulstein X-stern vessels ordered by the German based Bernhard Schulte affiliate WINDEA Offshore GmbH.
Rivertrace launches Smart ESM Wash Water Monitor for Scrubbers
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Rivertrace, an ISO9001 Quality-Assured Company and market leader with over 30 years’ experience of water monitoring, launched its innovative SMART ESM monitor at the Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference.
DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper which assesses a range of alternative fuels and technologies. Free download of full white paper.
DESMI Compact Clean BWMS pass landbased type approval test
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
All the required landbased testing of the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System has been successfully completed. The testing was performed in accordance with both IMO and US Coast Guard requirements.
Soya bean trade lanes may change due to the ongoing trade war
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
The shipping of soya beans from the US to China is one of the most significant ‘one commodity’ cargoes that may become affected by the trade war between the US and China.
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
AAL’s strategic objective to become carrier of choice for the world’s most dynamic industry projects is boosted this month with a simultaneous and carefully planned expansion of its European team.
Seawork launch new Women in the Marine Industry networking event
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Registration for this event opens on 1st May at:
Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association's strategy for the future
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen’s commitment to quality, modernisation and transparency widely reflected in IACS work and future vision.
Semco Maritime generated positive operating result in 2017
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Even though oil and gas prices increased during the year, the majority of 2017 was characterised by continued low activity and tough competition in the oil and gas industry.
Major environmental upgrade of cruise ships
23/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce for a major environmental upgrade programme to hybrid power.
UN body adopts climate change strategy for shipping
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Nations meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London have adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships.
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Over 60 ICT firms seek silver lining under Athens’ cloudless skies.
P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
The P&O Cruises Grand-class cruise ship Ventura has just completed a two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest.
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
The M/S Viking Grace sets sail on her first voyage as the only passenger ship in the world equipped with a Rotor Sail to harness wind power for propulsion.
HullWiper launches pilot  scheme at Port of Southampton
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Trials are underway in Southampton as part of a pilot scheme to launch the eco-friendly HullWiper hull cleaning technology at the port.
Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
PSC Ready’ assists ship managers and their crews in planning and ensuring readiness for port state control inspections. ‘PSC Ready’ is a cloud-based and secure application, downloadable for both IOS and Android.
Rolls-Royce and Goa Shipyard Limited agree to manufacture MTU engines in India
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce and Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), a premier defence shipbuilding yard in India under the Ministry of Defence, have agreed to cooperate in the local manufacturing of technologically-advanced MTU Series 8000 engines in India.
Stena Drilling Ltd. receives first DNV GL MPD class notation
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
DNV GL has revised its classification rules for Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) systems and introduced two new class notations DRILL(MPD) and DRILL(MPD READY).
Turning data into dollars
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Top level management from Maersk, Statoil, UN, OECD, Nordea and more are coming, and students and start-ups are lining up for the Opening Oceans Conference!
UK Chamber demands 'ambitious' agreement to decarbonise shipping
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
An ‘ambitious’ global agreement is needed to reduce carbon emissions from shipping, the UK Chamber says, but warns compromise and innovation will be necessary.
Historic global climate agreement for shipping achieved
16/04/2018 MARPRO Team
A CO2 reduction strategy for shipping has just been adopted in the UN Maritime Organization, IMO. Danish Shipping is very pleased that an agreement has been reached in line with the Paris Agreement.
Evergreen Opens New office in Cambodia
08/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Evergreen Shipping Services (Cambodia) Company Limited was established this month in response to both customer demand for increased service in the country and the potential for trade growth.
Switching fuels for cleaner air
08/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Hamburg Süd and Electrolux are reducing sulfur dioxide emissions – Boosting sustainability in the transportation chain.
08/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Ian Ellis, MD, Macduff Ship Design, remarked, “We are delighted to be able to attend Seawork International 2018. We first exhibited in 2001 and find the show invaluable for meeting both customers, new and old, suppliers and partners.”
08/04/2018 MARPRO Team
“Innovative efficiency solutions rolled out with innovative finance means 70% decarbonisation is possible by 2050 or sooner.” – Norsepower CEO Tuomas Riski
NYK to Reinforce Logistics Base
08/04/2018 MARPRO Team
At a ceremony held in Istanbul on April 5, NYK signed an agreement to jointly build and operate a finished-car logistics terminal in Yarimca port near Istanbul, Turkey.
Semco Maritime wins engineering study
08/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Semco Maritime wins engineering study for Northland Power/Yushan Energy Co. Ltd's Hai Long Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan.
Interactive, online courses on the rise
03/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Danish Shipping Academy introduced an interactive, online version of the mandatory “§16 Safety and Health” course and courses in Danish Maritime Legislation with success in November 2017.
Notice of Business Commencement of Ocean Network Express
03/04/2018 MARPRO Team
ONE is the result of an integration of the container operations of three Japanese shipping carriers, namely, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd ("K" Line), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).
New LNG Carrier Named Marvel Falcon
03/04/2018 MARPRO Team
On March 29, a naming ceremony was held in Korea at the Geoje Shipyard of Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier that NYK will charter to Mitsui & Co. Ltd. under a long-term contract.
More MTU engines from Rolls-Royce destined for Majestic Ferry in Singapore
03/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Rolls-Royce is to supply more MTU engines to fast ferry operator Majestic Ferry in Singapore. Designed by Incat Crowther, a total of seven new fast ferries are being built at PT Cahaya shipyard in Batam, Indonesia over the next two years.
WinGD X-DF dual-fuel demonstrator burns NG-VOC mix in gaseous fuel mode
03/04/2018 MARPRO Team
WinGD and Wärtsilä Gas Systems have successfully tested a NG-VOC (Natural Gas - Volatile Organic Compounds) fuel mix for the WinGD X-DF engine, selected to power two 125 000 dwt Shuttle Tankers for AET.
Hapaq-Lloyd: Operating result more than tripled
03/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Hapag-Lloyd discloses 2017 annual report and final figures/ Operating result (EBIT) more than tripled to EUR 411 million/ Positive group net result of around EUR 32 million achieved/ Dividend proposal of 57 cent per share.
Basra Gataway Terminal takes delivery of new Damen CSD500
03/04/2018 MARPRO Team
Recently, a customised Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, has been named by her owner Basra Gateway terminal at the Damen Dredging yard in the Netherlands.
CEO Jan Rindbo "Norden in 2017"
03/04/2018 MARPRO Team
NORDEN just published its annual report for 2017.
U.N. Blacklists 27 Ships for Sanctions-Busting
02/04/2018 Maritime Executive
On Friday, the U.N. Security Council added 27 ships to its blacklist for alleged involvement in North Korean smuggling, including 12 vessels owned outside of the DPRK.
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