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Modular Fabrication Technology and Management 2014 (MFTM 2014) continues to be held in Qingdao in Se18 hours 21 minutes ago
Added: Aug 20, 2014 13:54
As a solution capable of realizing lower cost, greater safety and shorter lead time, the modular fabrication technology has been widely used in the field for large onshore and offshore projects and LNG program. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Could computers captain the world’s cargo ships?22 hours 10 minutes ago
Added: Aug 20, 2014 10:05
Cargo ships carry the bulk of the world’s trade – but are a major source of pollution. Could computer control go some way to making them cleaner and more efficient? Jack Stewart reports. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Hartmann Reederei presents world’s first ethane fuelled, eco-friendly LEG carrier22 hours 24 minutes ago
Added: Aug 20, 2014 09:51
In co-operation with engineering consultants HB Hunte Engineering, Hartmann Reederei of Leer developed a unique, new type of vessel: Ethylene Carrier ECO STAR 36K with „Svelte“-bow design. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Ship runs aground off Oinusses but sea remains spill-free22 hours 42 minutes ago
Added: Aug 20, 2014 09:33
There has been no pollution caused by a cargo ship that rang aground off the island of Oinousses in the northern Aegean, authorities said on Tuesday. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group Report Highlights Continued Reductions in Ocean Emissions22 hours 47 minutes ago
Added: Aug 20, 2014 09:27
BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group’s 2014 “Global Maritime Trade Lane Emissions Factors” report—which provides data from more than 2,900 ships, representing around 85 percent of global ocean container capacity—indicates that average carbon-dioxide emissions for global ocean container transport have declined year on year, and by nearly 8 percent between 2012 and 2013. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Study at Deepwater Horizon spill site finds key to tracking pollutants22 hours 51 minutes ago
Added: Aug 20, 2014 09:23
A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Stranded ship drifts, crewman buried at sea1 day 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 19, 2014 08:48
The crewman who died in a fire aboard a chemical tanker that's adrift off the Oregon coast has been buried at sea. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Freo 'wind bomb' hits ships1 day 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 19, 2014 08:27
Fremantle's harbourmaster says a rare and impossible-to-predict "wind bomb" helped rip two ships off their stern moorings on Sunday night. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
U.S. ship finishes neutralizing Syria's worst chemical arms- Pentagon1 day 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 19, 2014 08:21
A specially equipped U.S. ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria's chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on Monday. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Japanese shipbuilder to boost production, jobs in Cebu1 day 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 19, 2014 08:18
Leading shipbuilder Tsuneishi Heavy Industries Cebu Inc. is looking to increase its production in its shipyard in Balamban, Cebu in the next three years. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Record result in seaborne cargo handling for the Port of Hamburg2 days 0 hours ago
Added: Aug 19, 2014 08:13
The Port of Hamburg has seen record performance figures, handling a total of 72.6 million tons (+ 6.6%) in the first six months of 2014. Hamburg’s universal port, with 50.7 million tons of predominantly container handling has achieved a result of 4.8 million TEU (20-ft standard containers), an increase of 6.8%. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Queensland scientist to study impact of fertiliser run-off on Great Barrier Reef at Smithsonian Envi2 days 0 hours ago
Added: Aug 19, 2014 07:35
While it may be half a world away from the Great Barrier Reef, a Queensland water scientist says there's much to learn from the United States when it comes to the impact of fertiliser run-off on water quality. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
A Dialogue with The Future2 days 19 hours ago
Added: Aug 18, 2014 12:50
Top-flight speakers, current topics: The Offshore Dialogue at SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, promises a fascinating agenda. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Keeping up with the trend of FPSOs2 days 19 hours ago
Added: Aug 18, 2014 12:31
The global floating production systems market value is expected to reach $35.4 billion by 2018. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Panama marks canal's 100th anniversary, but future not all rosy2 days 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 18, 2014 09:06
It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Argentina Takes on Pirates and Vultures2 days 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 18, 2014 09:02
The sailors drew their weapons as the men in uniform approached the ship. The vessel, an Argentine warship named the Libertad, would not be allowed to leave the Ghanaian port where it had docked, the men—Ghanaian authorities—warned; the ship itself was being claimed as collateral by a foreign power across the sea. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Oil leaks into sea after ship hits win turbine off Barrow coast2 days 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 18, 2014 08:59
Up to 10 tonnes of oil poured into the Irish Sea after a ship crashed into a wind turbine Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Ship crashes into WA bridge during storm2 days 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 18, 2014 08:53
Some train services in Perth could be out for days after a cargo ship broke its moorings and struck the Fremantle Rail Bridge during a storm. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Protesters block Israeli ship from docking at California port2 days 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 18, 2014 08:50
Thousands of protesters successfully blocked a commercial Israeli cargo vessel from docking and unloading goods in Oakland, California, late Saturday. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Condor Ferries presses ahead with plans for new ferry, which could operate from Poole2 days 23 hours ago
Added: Aug 18, 2014 08:43
The chances of Condor Ferries running its new vessel from Poole appear to be increasing after the operator signed a fresh Channel Islands’ operating licence. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
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