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Wencon signs workshop agreement with Gardit A/S
11/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Wencon ApS signed with Gardit A/S, one of the leading surface and corrosion treatment specialists in Denmark, to become new Wencon service partner and Workshop. Read More
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02/07/2019 MARPRO Team
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Jan De Nul “cleans-up” with GreenSteam machine learning technology
15/07/2019 MARPRO Team
GreenSteam (“GS”) announces that Jan De Nul, a sector-leading provider of complex offshore services and dredging works, has chosen to deploy GreenSteam on its fleet of dredgers. Read More
World’s first hybrid expedition ship to be christened in Antarctica
15/07/2019 MARPRO Team
MS Roald Amundsen continues to make history with the first-ever naming ceremony in Antarctica. Read More
Singapore retains top spot as international shipping centre
15/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Singapore has topped the 2019 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index for the sixth year running. Read More
UK introduces ambitious targets to cut shipping emissions
15/07/2019 MARPRO Team
All new ships for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector. Read More
Scorpio Bulkers orders scrubbers for $13.0M
15/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Scorpio Bulkers has confirmed that it has ordered a further 9 ENVI-Marine™ emission control systems for vessels it owns or manages in 2020, at a combined cost of USD$13.0m. Read More
Constant Bridge warnings create ‘alarm fatigue'
15/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Frequently sounding bridge warnings, especially false ones, can create ‘alarm fatigue’ and hinder watch keepers in carrying out their vital role, a new survey supported by InterManager has revealed. Read More
RhumbFleet introduces a new evaluation tool for merchant vessels
15/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Rhumbfleet – a place to find information about any merchant vessel and share impressions from a contract on board a ship. A Unique project – that can help all seafarers over the world. Read More
Second offshore wind farm under construction in US
08/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Dominion Energy is formally beginning construction on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, which will bring an important new source of renewable energy to Virginia customers. Read More
First IMO Tier III-compliant tug in Europe.
08/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Dutch towage company and maritime services provider Multraship Towage & Salvage has carried out christening ceremonies at its home port of Terneuzen in the Netherlands for its two new Damen-built tugs. Read More
Meyer Turku wins third Icon class ship contract from Royal Caribbean
08/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Meyer Turku shipyard have signed an agreement (still subject to financing) on the delivery of a third Icon class cruise ship, to be delivered from Turku in the spring of 2025. Read More
Hapaq-Lloyd and ONE joins TradeLens
08/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Rapid adoption of TradeLens across the global shipping supply chain continues as Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based ONE announced they will join the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by A.P. Moller - Maersk and IBM. Read More
Record-breaking reefer order: 13,420 new reefers
08/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Hapag-Lloyd has placed a record order for the refrigerated containers known as “reefers”. Production of 970 20-foot containers and 12,450 40-foot containers is already scheduled to commence as early as July. Read More
Delivery of first vessel with hybrid technology marks new era in shipping
08/07/2019 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module solution, the Wärtsilä HY, is now fully operational on the ‘Vilja’, an escort tug owned by the Swedish port of Luleå. Read More
Turkish Shipowners Ballast Water Treatment Group chooses Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for its vessels
08/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Turkish Shipowners Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) Group has signed a fleet agreement for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 systems, valued at approximately SEK 210 million. Read More
Sponsorship for 18 year old wheel chair tennis talent
08/07/2019 MARPRO Team
The 18 years old daughter of Edwin Jansen, Operations Manager for Serromah Shipping in The Netherlands, have reached ITF world ranking top 30 and are heading for The Paralympics. Read More
Empowering women in the maritime community
02/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Over 350 participants from more than 70 countries around the globe gathered at the World Maritime University (WMU) for the WMU Empowering Women in the Maritime Community Conference. Read More
New state of the art $800 M investment in Morocco
02/07/2019 MARPRO Team
New APM Terminals Medport Tangier is the second collaboration between Moroccan port TangerMed and A.P. Moller - Maersk Read More
HMM to join THE Alliance
02/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Carrier will be fourth member – besides Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Yang Ming Read More
Joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets
02/07/2019 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä, Japanese ship builder Oshima Shipbuilding, and the classification society DNV GL have delivered the first results of their joint industry development project. Read More
Marine cities are the new nexus of power
01/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Thursday 27 June, 2019, saw distinguished political and industry kingpins congregate at the Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa in Finland for an afternoon of closed-door talks at what was the first SEA20 High-Level Meeting. Read More
Six Months' Countdown to the 'Global Sulphur Cap'
01/07/2019 MARPRO Team
With six months to go until the implementation of the 'Global Sulphur Cap' the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued updated guidance to help shipowners comply with new regulations. Read More
World’s largest Maritime eLearning Companies
01/07/2019 MARPRO Team
Following the acquisition by Oakley Capital of Seagull and Videotel, the group affirms its position as the world’s largest Maritime eLearning companies. Read More
Europort is not just for the things that float
25/06/2019 MARPRO Team
Europort always wants to help companies to find out about new innovations. Thus a brand new option has been added to the menu at Europort, in the shape of a special 'Underwater Works Pavilion’. Read More
Fresh water production system offers one ton per day fuel savings
25/06/2019 MARPRO Team
The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully installed its Serck Como Horizontal Tube Evaporator (HiTE) fresh water production system onboard the pipe-laying vessel, ‘Lorelay’, owned by offshore contractor Allseas. Read More
MariApps sees industry catching up with technology
25/06/2019 MARPRO Team
Building on the success of PAL 3, MariApps Marine Solutions is seeking to win over even more converts to the next version of its fully web-based, cloud-supported and mobile-compliant complete marine Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite. Read More
Results of HYCAS study on hybrid power generation
25/06/2019 MARPRO Team
MAN Energy Solutions, Corvus Energy and DNV GL present results of HYCAS study on hybrid power generation. Read More
Nor-Shipping 2019 sets new records
25/06/2019 MARPRO Team
Organisers have revealed that the latest Nor-Shipping was the most successful ever, with a record number of delegates attending the Lillestrøm-based exhibition halls and associated activities in Oslo. Read More
Last call for maritime rescue award entries
25/06/2019 MARPRO Team
The 2019 International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards are open to anyone who has saved lives at sea: Deadline 30 June Read More
Maritime Block Chain labs and Rainmaking launch block chain consortium
25/06/2019 MARPRO Team
Consortium to address perennial issue that accounts for nearly 25% of all serious incidents on board containerships Read More
Maersk introduces Maersk Spot
25/06/2019 MARPRO Team
With the launch of Maersk Spot, Maersk aims to introduce a truly online product that can break the cycle of overbookings and offer a much simpler way to ship a container with load guarantee. Read More
IMO: the chance of postponing 1 January 2020 deadline is zero
18/06/2019 Mette K. Frænde, Communications Manager, BIMCO
“The chance is really zero. Procedurally, there is no mechanism that would allow the 0.50% regulation, as it stands right now, to change from 1 January 2020,” says Kenney at the IMO’s headquarters in London. Read More
High Speed Transfers places order for fourth  Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2710
18/06/2019 MARPRO Team
High Speed Transfers (HST), the recent new entry into the crew transfer sector, has placed its fourth order for a Damen next-generation Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named HST Euan. Read More
ABB introduces new compact turbocharger for low-speed marine engine market
18/06/2019 MARPRO Team
In response to increasing demand for compact and efficient turbocharger technology for marine engines, ABB Turbocharging has launched the new A255-L and A260-L turbochargers optimized for small and medium bore two-stroke diesel and gas engines. Read More
Maritime Technology Framework strengthens ties between DSME and DNV GL
18/06/2019 MARPRO Team
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and DNV GL have signed a framework agreement which will see them cooperate on joint development projects (JDPs) for future technologies in the shipbuilding and offshore plant industries. Read More
Eco-friendly hull cleaning solution targets marine biofouling
18/06/2019 MARPRO Team
HullWiper Ltd has launched their first East African hull cleaning solution in partnership with underwater hull cleaning specialist, Immersub. Read More
DSME, NAPA, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, and AVL partner to develop digital ships
18/06/2019 MARPRO Team
DSME, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, NAPA and AVL have announced a strategic co-operation agreement to develop digital ships and related strategic solutions. Read More
Most comprehensive vessel tracking yet
18/06/2019 MARPRO Team
Global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic is partnering with satellite AIS data provider exactEarth to deliver additional real-time information to its users. Read More
Egyptian success for Vroon Offshore Services
18/06/2019 MARPRO Team
With nine offshore-support vessels operating in the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea during the second quarter of 2019, Vroon Offshore Services is the largest vessel operator active in the country. Read More
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