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Mærsk sells Maersk Oil to French group Total for $7,45bn
21/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
A.P.Møller - Mærsk sells Maersk Oil to French group Total for $7,45bn, paid partly in stocks and through acquisition of debt.
Strong Dry Bulk sector generates a need for skilled Dry Bulk Operators
21/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
US coal export rebounds to support the improvement of the Dry Bulk shipping industry.
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Ronald Reagan Sailor Earns Prestigious Safety Award
23/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
A Sailor assigned to the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), was named one of the National Safety Council's "Top 40 under 40" Rising Stars, July 17.
Seafarer survey regarding mental health
23/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Safety at Sea magazine wants to hear from you, the seafarer, about the most important issues impacting crew today.
New global project to address bioinvasions via ships’ hulls
22/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
From GloBallast to GloFouling Partnerships: GEF approves new project concept to address major aquatic invasive species vector
Yu Zenggang met with the President and the Party secretary of Wuhan University of technology
22/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
On the afternoon of August 18, Yu Zenggang, Executive Vice President of COSCO SHIPPING met with Mr. Zhang Qingjie, the President of Wuhan University of Technology, and Mr. Xin Sijin, the Party secretary of Wuhan University of technology.
DAMEN LAUNCHES FREE DREDGE CALCULATOR
22/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Online tool – called Sandy – helps contractors choose the right cutter suction dredger and equipment for the job
MariMatch route to future partnerships
22/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
MariMatch 2017, organised by Enterprise Europe Network, will be one of the highlights of Europort 2017.
Live webcast Total Eclipse
21/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Nasa prepares for August 21 Solar Eclipse with live stream
USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship near Strait of Malacca
21/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on Aug. 21.
Statement from Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on USS John S. McCain
21/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The following is a statement released Aug. 21 by Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer on USS John S. McCain
Speed record set for reaching the North Pole
20/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
A new speed record for reaching the North Pole has been set by Russia's nuclear icebreaker 50 Let Pobedy, making the journey from Murmansk to the North Pole in just 79 hours.
Global marine pumps market generated revenues of $427 million in 2016
20/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Strict emission standards and increased international trade volumes will drive growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's Industrial Automation & Process Control team
Volvo Penta Names Lars Ljungström as Vice President of Finance and CFO
20/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Lars Ljungström has been appointed to vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) for Volvo Penta of the Americas, effective July 2017.
Dresser-Rand to supply equipment for CNOOC Limited’s offshore projects in China
18/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power and Gas, was awarded two orders to supply power generation equipment for two projects for CNOOC Limited.
Theresa May hails HMS Queen Elizabeth as a symbol of a “global maritime nation”
17/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The Royal Navy’s new flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth berthed in her home port of Portsmouth early on Wednesday morning and was greeted Prime Minister Theresa May visited the aircraft carrier and hailed it as a symbol of the UK’s maritime might.
NORDEN presents its second quarter and first half-year of 2017 in a film in Danish with English subt
17/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
NORDEN's second quarter & first half-year of 2017 in 5 minutes (English subtitles) - from 17 August 2017
Evergreen Vessel in Seafarer Rescue
17/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The officers and crew of Evergreen Line's containership EVER DIADEM joined forces with another ship to successfully rescue thirty seafarers.
A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S improves underlying profit and grows revenue in first half of the year
16/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
In Q2, the revenue of A. P. Moller - Maersk grew by 8.4% to USD 9.6bn year on year, mainly due to higher freight rates in Maersk Line.
Rolls-Royce MTU engines power new Harbour tugs with 90 tonnes of bullard pull
15/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Rolls-Royce and Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey have signed a contract for the delivery of eight MTU Series 4000 engines for four new terminal tugs, including an option for a further four engines.
Danish Shipping: Assesment of existing regulation before new ship recycling initiatives
15/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The European Commission has published its long-awaited position on the feasibility of introducing a financial incentive to ensure that more ships are recycled at EU-approved facilities.
Crew supply and training: An industry challenge
15/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The most recent ISF/BIMCO Manpower Report based on global seafarer supply and demand in 2015 states that, at the time of the survey, there was a shortage of 16,500 Officers which is estimated to increase continually to over 145,000 by 2025.
Emissions: smart savings with slow steaming
14/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Would you have thought that lowering ship speed by just 4 knots saves no less than 40 percent in fuel? This cuts costs and helps to ease environmental burdens.
T/B Pax delivered to Østensjø Rederi AS
13/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The T/B Pax delivered to Østensjø Rederi AS today from Astilleros Gondan. This is the second vessel in a series of three dual fuel tugs to deliver.
Nigeria Set to Benefit From Deep Sea Mining
13/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA): Nigeria Set to Benefit From Deep Sea Mining – Dr. Dakuku Seeks Support on Capacity Building
Automation key to tackling maritime skills crisis
13/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Facing a shortfall of 147,000 qualified officers by 2025, speakers at SOMWME 2017 hail advancements in automation and connection as the answer to shipping's skills shortage
Former Prime Minister Paul Martin Awarded Third Annual Samuel Cunard Prize
13/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Former Prime Minister Paul Martin Awarded Third Annual Samuel Cunard Prize for Vision, Courage and Creativity
World's aquariums stand up for Our Ocean
13/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Monaco's iconic Oceanographic Museum will be the suitable stage, when on 27 July, the European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella launches the global campaign "World Aquariums Against Marine Litter"
Maritime UK welcomes £48m contract
13/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Maritime UK welcomes £48m contract for workboat fleet to support UK carriers and UK jobs
Semco Maritime signs cooperation agreement with HAKI
13/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
The two Norwegian companies are entering into an agreement to establish a scaffolding depot at the Hanøytangen yard.
Erko Seafood and Global Maritime Develop "North Sea Fishfarm" Concept
13/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Erko Seafood AS, a leading producer of high quality salmon and trout, and Global Maritime AS, a leading provider of engineering services to the offshore sector and an innovator in offshore fish farming, have developed a new concept
Global Drilling Simulation Training Agreement with Statoil
09/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Maersk Training has signed a global framework agreement with Statoil to provide drilling simulation training for the next three years with an option to extend for additional two years
66 Apprentices Start at Hapag-Lloyd Today
07/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Total of 235 apprentices and dual-track students on shore and at sea / Hapag-Lloyd runs Germany’s largest maritime training program / CEO Rolf Habben Jansen: “Excellent prospects for young talents”
Rolls-Royce and Mystic Cruises combine to launch eco-friendly expeditionary cruise ship
07/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with WestSea Yard, part of Martifer Group, to equip an expeditionary oceanic cruise ship for Portuguese based cruise company Mystic Cruises.
New dates for Seawork 2018
07/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Mercator Media Ltd, the producer of Seawork International - Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, are pleased to announce new dates for Seawork 2018.
Europort Masterclasses shape industry thinking
07/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Europort 2017 will once again feature a series of masterclasses allowing leading maritime and offshore professionals and experts to share knowledge and experiences on the hot topics facing ship owners, operators and suppliers.
Federal Transport Authority -Land & Maritime Organizes Conference for IMO Members
01/08/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime Organizes Conference for International Maritime Organization Members
EU NAVFOR Proud to Have Protected by Sea Over 1.5 Million Tonnes
31/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
EU NAVFOR Proud to Have Protected by Sea Over 1.5 Million Tonnes of WFP Humanitarian Aid for People of Somalia
50 years of the Marine Training Centre Tarawa
31/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Success story: A half century of seafarer training in the South Pacific
APM Terminals celebrates 10 years in Morocco
30/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
APM Terminals Tangier celebrates 10 years in Morocco with the Munich Maersk, the largest ship calling an African port.
Travellers' Top Rated Cruise Destinations Revealed
28/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Budapest named world's top cruise destination; Cork, Guernsey & Glasgow make the top 5 for British Isles & Western Europe
Hurdles in Establishing Practical & Reliable Wave Energy
27/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Wave power looks like a no-brainer at first glance. After all, oceans cover more than 70 percent of our planet’s surface, and waves lap up on the shores of all seven continents.
Aquarius MRE Project and Shipowner Prepare for Sea Trials
27/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
World first deployment of patented rigid sail and solar power system to commence during 2018
25/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
A Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now underway to new owner, Gippsland Ports in Australia on her own keel.
SVITZER SECURES FIFTEEN-YEAR CONTRACT WITH EXCELERATE ENERGY IN BANGLADESH
24/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Svitzer is pleased to announce it will provide marine support services for the Excelerate Energy FSRU in Bangladesh following a competitive tender process.
European banks struggle to solve toxic shipping debt problem
24/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Dutch shipowner Vroon is finding talks with banks tough going as it tries to navigate a way out of a long slump in the shipping industry. But it is not an easy time for the lenders either.
VOS Start naming ceremony
24/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
We are proud to announce that the newest addition to our fleet, VOS Start, was Christened yesterday, 20 July. In a ceremony held at Damen Shiprepair in Amsterdam, the vessel was named by Mrs Tracie Moyes from MHI Vestas Offshore.
ROYAL IHC LAUNCHES MOVIE SHOWCASING HELIOS CONSTRUCTION
24/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
On 1 July, HELIOS – Royal Boskalis Westminster’s new self-propelled megacutter – was named and christened during a ceremony in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) Market to Reach $5.2 Billion by 2022
24/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) Market to Reach $5.2 Billion by 2022: Rising Number of Deep Water Offshore Oil & Gas Production Activities
New record for Maritimeprofessionals.net
24/07/2017 The Maritimeprofessionals.net Team
Maritimeprofessionals.net was launched in March 2017 as an online media with an innovative new approach to sharing of relevant information in the global maritime business.
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