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Damen presents the next generation in harbour towage: safe, green and connected tugs

With the presentation of the RSD Tug 2513, on the 25th June at the ITS 2018 in Marseille, France, Damen introduces its next generation ship-handling...

Vestdavit multi-boat handling system secures US patent

Vestdavit has secured a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for MissionEase which protects the multi-boat handling system’s unique mode of...

Petrofac Strengthens Iraq Presence with Contracts worth USD 110 Million

Petrofac has secured a new award and a number of contract extensions, with a combined value of more than USD 110 million, for construction...
Alfa Laval PureBallast Computer Based training

Computer-based training for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 will benefit in securing compliance and crew...

Lack of crew knowledge is not a valid reason for non-compliance in ballast water treatment. This is clear from statements made by the U.S....

A Divided Market

Drewry has published an opinion piece on Eco-Ships: Eco-ships will be able to bargain a considerable premium over their vintage counterparts in the wake of...

Indian Register of Shipping implements electronic certificates for all its classed vessels

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading international classification society has started issuing electronic certificates for all its classed vessels. Recognising the importance of digitalisation,...

Vroon sells MPI Offshore to Van Oord

Van Oord has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor. Van Oord will take over the...

Thordon Thorplas-Blue Reduces Operating Costs, Creates Safer Environment

The grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings Thordon supplied and installed to a Mississippi River line haul boat recently have helped reduce the vessel’s operating costs while...

True Collaboration through 3D technology in ship design

Our new collaborative design capability is truly revolutionary in ship construction and creates an open dialogue between YSA Design and its partners, enabled by...

HUMAN ELEMENT IS PART OF THE MARITIME CYBER PROBLEM

Most ship cyber security breaches are consequent of human error but can easily be avoided by implementing cutting edge technology and policies to prevent...