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Oceanwide Orders Polar Cruise Ship at Brodosplit

Posted On: 01-12-2016

Dutch-based exploratory Polar cruise operator, Replica Rolex UK Shop, Oceanwide Expeditions, has ordered a 180-passenger, ice-strengthened ship at Brodosplit shipyard in Croatia. The ship, called the m/v Hondius, will be the strongest ice-strengthened vessel in the Polar regions once delivered in the first half of 2019, according to Oceanwide. Hondius ..readmore

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India's Sagarmala for Sustainable Growth of Coastal Community

Posted On: 01-12-2016

The Ministry of Shipping, India has sanctioned Rs. 30 Crore ($4.37 mln) for capacity building and providing safety training of 20,000 best snorkel mask workers engaged in ship recycling activities at Alang-Sosiya recycling yard in Gujarat. In addition, Rs. 13.77 Crore has also been sanctioned for skill training in 27 coastal districts in conver..readmore

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Gulf Navigation Looking to Acquire Large Shipping Fleet

Posted On: 30-11-2016

Dubai-based owner and operator of chemical tankers Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (GulfNav) signed a strategic contract with Deloitte related to the company’s upcoming acquisition of a large shipping fleet, a part of GulfNav’s future expansion plans. “This upcoming acquisition represents an important step towards achieving the company’s strategic goal in being a reliable arm for the maritim..readmore

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Teekay Cuts Steel for Second Yamal LNG Icebreaker

Posted On: 30-11-2016

Owner and operator of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers Teekay LNG Partners held a steel cutting ceremony for Rudolf Samoylovich, an LNG icebreaker, at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea on November 22, 2016. Rudolf Samoylovich is Teekay’s second of six 172,000 cubic meter ARC7 LNG carriers to be built for the Yamal LNG project in Northern Russia. ..readmore

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EU Counter Piracy Mission Extended

Posted On: 30-11-2016

The European Council has extended Operation Atalanta’s mandate to deter, disrupt and repress acts of piracy off the coast of Somalia through December 31, 2018. Operation Atalanta’s two-year mandate extension, enacted on November 25, 2016, comes amidst concerns within European Union Member States that whilst pirate attacks on merchant ships transiting the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean are curr..readmore

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DMCA, DNV Join forces to promote Maritime Innovation Best Sleeping Bags

Posted On: 30-11-2016

In cooperation with Det Norske Veritas, one of the world's largest classification society of vessels, Dubai Maritime City Authority's (DMCA best sleeping bags) 'Maritime Innovation' workshop recently concluded with high participation from maritime industry pioneers and other government entities such as DP World, Dry Doc..readmore

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Six New Submarines Built for the Russian Navy

Posted On: 29-11-2016

JSC Admiralty Shipyards has finished building a series of six submarines for the Russian Navy’s Black Sea fleet, marked with a flag lifting ceremony on the large diesel-electric submarine Kolpino, which was transferred to the Russian Navy. The ceremony was attended by Chief of the Navy, Vladimir Korolev; president of JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation, Alexei Rakhmanov; and CEO of JSC Admiralt..readmore

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UECC Names World’s First LNG-Powered PCTC

Posted On: 29-11-2016

M/V Auto Eco, the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) -fueled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) owned by Norway-based shipping firm United European Car Carriers (UECC), was named at the Port Zeebrugge, Belgium, on November 21, 2016. The new PCTC is the first of two sister ships built for UECC, which is owned by NYK Line and Wallenius Lines, by Kawasaki Heavy Industries at its NACKS sh..readmore

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India Takes Steps To Prevent Incidents Of Pirate Attacks On Vessels

Posted On: 25-11-2016

Gulf of Aden (East Coast of Africa), Malacca Strait and West Coast of Africa are shipping routes which suffer incidents of pirate attacks. Steps taken to prevent recurrence of such incidents in future are:- (i) Guidelines for anti-piracy measures issued through Merchant Shipping Notice No.1 of 2011 dated 14.1.2011 to be implemented by Indian Ships. The guidelines provide for elaborate a..readmore

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Kongsberg to support RAN Bridge Simulator Expansion

Posted On: 25-11-2016

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN Camping Reviews) is expanding its maritime simulator facility at HMAS Watson, Sydney with the addition of new KONGSBERG ship-handling and navigation simulators and the integration of a new visual display system for its existing bridge simulator. The expansion has been established under the current support c..readmore

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Euroseas Acquires Panamax Bulker

Posted On: 25-11-2016

Greek owner and operator of dry bulk and container vessels Euroseas has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with its compatriot shipping company Tri-Marine Shipping to purchase the M/V Capetan Tassos and cheap nike shoes, a Panamax dry bulk carrier for around USD 4.4 million. The 75,100 dwt vessel, built at Japanese Hitachi shipyard in 2000..readmore

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Korea Rolls Out Indigenous Combat Operation System for Subs

Posted On: 23-11-2016

Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has succeeded in producing the nation’s first integrated combat system, which serves as the brain of attack submarines. The integrated combat system detects, tracks and identifies targets and helps accurately evaluate tactical and operational situations. The South Korean defense contractor announced on November 21 that it has succeeded in lo..readmore

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CLIA, Cruise Europe to Develop European Cruise Sector

Posted On: 23-11-2016

Cruise industry trade organization Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe and Cruise Europe have signed a letter of intent to develop, grow and strengthen the European cruise sector. Under the agreement, the two organisations plan to cooperate in a series of initiatives to further drive the growth of the industry in Europe, including the creation of a working group to focus on Europ..readmore

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Indian Master Receives 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Posted On: 23-11-2016

The Master of an oil tanker who says she was “just doing her job” has received the highest International Maritime Organization (IMO) bravery recognition for saving the lives of seven fishermen from a sinking fishing boat during a tumultuous storm in the Bay of Bengal in June 2015. “It is every seafarer’s and Master’s solemn duty and obligation to save souls in distress at sea. I just ..readmore

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Drydocks World wins “Safety & Quality Award” at Seatrade Maritime Awards

Posted On: 17-11-2016

Drydocks World, the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors was successfully awarded the “Safety & Quality Award” at the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2016. Drydocks World embarked on ‘ZERO HARM’ pledge in 2012.. After 4 years of implementing the initiative with best in class methods tailored to suit the requirements of our industry, a systematic st..readmore

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DP WORLD WINS GCC GOVERNMENT HR AWARD About Hublot Replica Watches

Posted On: 16-11-2016

Finding Best Hublot Replica Online. Dubai Head Office Human Capital Department voted team Hublot Replica Watches sales of the year. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 November 2016: The Corporate Head Office Human Capital team of global trade enabler DP World has won the GCC Government HR Team of the Year Award at the 4th Annual..readmore

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IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

Posted On: 14-11-2016

With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water Management Convention, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said that the remaining condition for entry into force has been met and therefore the BWM Convention is scheduled to enter into force on September 8, 2017. IMO has approved draft amendments to the Convention’s implementation scheme and if adopted in October 2016, ..readmore

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Port of Salalah Sees Surge in Container Volume

Posted On: 14-11-2016

Container throughput at the Omani Port of Salalah, part of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, reached 1.584 million TEU in the first half of 2016, representing a 29% increase over volume handled during the same period a year earlier. The surge was mainly attributed to an increase in capacity with the completion of a new deep-water General Cargo and Liquid Bulk Terminal in December 2015 ..readmore

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IMO Sets 2020 Date for 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap

Posted On: 14-11-2016

The implementation date for the 0.5% global sulphur cap is set for 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee decided at its 70th session in London this week. In 2008, the IMO unanimously adopted the global sulphur cap requiring all ships to use fuels with a maximum 0.5% sulphur content as of January 1, 2020. The 2020 implementation date was m..readmore

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ADSB Gets First Floating Dock And HPL Panels

Posted On: 14-11-2016

The Newly opened floating dock, located in Mina Zayed, UAE, and owned by Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), a provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels. You should read these hpl panels news to learn more your business. The floating dock was commissioned in mid-July and received its first cust..readmore


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