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  • Move to Digitize Every Fish Species in the World July 24, 2016
    A University of Washington professor wants to scan and digitize all 25,000 species currently found in the Earth’s oceans. That means each species will soon have a high-resolution, 3-D visual replica online, available to all and downloadable for free. …
  • Panama Canal Launches Green Award System July 24, 2016
    The Panama Canal has announced the launch of the Green Connection Award, a new initiative to recognize customers who demonstrate excellent environmental stewardship. The Panama Canal will evaluate eligible candidates based on specific environmental f …
  • COSCO First Transit of Panama Canal, Now First Accident July 24, 2016
    China Cosco Shipping (COSCO) was the first company to have a vessel transit the expanded Panama Canal, and now it is the first company to have a vessel allide with the canal. The 8,500 teu container ship Xin Fei Zhou hit with a wall while transiting …
  • Cambodia Blocks ASEAN South China Sea Stance July 24, 2016
    Southeast Asian nations were thrown into disarray after Cambodia on Saturday blocked them from issuing a statement referring to an international court ruling against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, diplomats said. The U.N.-bac …
  • Trainee May Have Had Conn in Submarine Collision July 23, 2016
    The HMS Ambush, which struck a merchant vessel on Wednesday, may have been under the control of a trainee at the time of the collision.  On the day of the accident, the Ambush was conducting the Submarine Commanders' Course (also known as " …
  • ExxonMobil Buys PNG's InterOil July 23, 2016
    ExxonMobil announced on Thursday it would buy InterOil for more than $2.5 billion in stock, adding a gas field to expand exports from Papua New Guinea and better positioning it to meet Asian demand for LNG. With the successful LNG deliveries from the …
  • China's Unipec Revealed as Foreign Buyer of Alaskan Crude July 22, 2016
    Unipec, the trading arm of top Asian refiner Sinopec, has bought two U.S. crude cargoes, including a rare purchase of Alaskan North Slope (ANS) for its refineries in China, trade sources said on Friday. In a sign demand for ANS has increased, BP rece …
  • Migrants Bite Each Other in Desperation July 22, 2016
    The bodies of 21 women and one man were brought ashore to Sicily on Friday as fellow migrants described scenes of panic and violence when water poured into their dinghy. Some survivors had bite marks, testimony to a desperate struggle onboard to esca …
  • Divers Recover More Bodies From Wreck of Aqua Amazon July 22, 2016
    The investigation into the explosion on the cruise ship Aqua Amazon at Enapu, on the Itaya River in the Peruvian Amazon, continued Thursday as divers recovered another body from the ship. The death toll from the accident is now at seven: Aquiles Rami …
  • MH370 Search Area Won't be Extended July 22, 2016
    The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will be suspended if the aircraft is not found in an area now being searched, Malaysia, China and Australia said in a statement on Friday. The Boeing 777, with 239 on board, disappeared in March 2014 while …
  • Four Alang Yards Apply for E.U. List July 22, 2016
    Four ship recycling yards in Alang, India, have been certified based on the E.U. Ship Recycling Regulation and have submitted their applications for inclusion in the E.U. recognized yards list. IRClass Systems and Solutions, an entity promoted by Ind …
  • Indian Navy Searches for Missing Transport Aircraft July 22, 2016
    The Indian Navy and Coast Guard have mounted a massive search and rescue mission – eight aircraft, 13 ships and a submarine – to look for the 29 passengers and crew of an Air Force AN-32 transport plane which went missing over the Bay of Bengal on Fr …
  • City Detains Ship Until Owner Pays for Dock Damage July 22, 2016
    [Brief] The city of Naga on Cebu in the Philippines has held the 700 dwt general cargo ship Unilink II pending payment of damages after the ship ran aground on the site of a new marina just off the city's waterfront walkway.  The vessel had been …
  • Royal Navy to Deploy Big Data on Destroyers July 22, 2016
    As commercial shipowners contemplate whether to go with Big Data solutions to analyze shipboard information, they can look to the Royal Navy, which has elected to deploy a system developed by BAE to track the functioning of the Type 45 Daring-class d …
  • Italian Navy Divers Find Wreck from Battle of Genoa July 22, 2016
    An Italian Navy diving unit known as Gruppo Operativo Subacquei (GOS) has discovered the wreck of a vessel from the Battle of Genoa in 1795. The battle is known in part as the first major naval engagement for then-Captain Horatio Nelson, who helped t …

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  • Port Tampa Bay Commissions New Post-Panamax Container Cranes July 22, 2016
    Port Tampa Bay today officially commissioned its two new, post-Panamax gantry cranes today, amid an enthusiastic crowd of dignitaries and port customers. Florida Gov. Rick Scott delivered remarks highlighting the significance of this enhanced capacit …
  • Updated Fuel Consumption & Emissions Monitoring Software Released July 22, 2016
    As part of the ongoing Blue Star Delos Renewable Energy Innovation Project, Eco Marine Power (EMP) is pleased to announce that the Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) installed on Blue Star Delos has been updated with new fuel oil consu …
  • New Hybrid UK Ferry Will Feature a Broad Range of Wärtsilä Solutions July 22, 2016
    A new ferry being built at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey for UK operator Wightlink, will feature a comprehensive range of modern Wärtsilä equipment and systems to ensure a high level of environmental efficiency. In addition to conventional fuel, the n …
  • IRClass Leads in EU Compliance Certification of Ship Recycling Yards in India July 22, 2016
    IRClass Systems and Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (ISSPL), an entity promoted by Indian Register of Shipping, has certified four leading ship recycling yards in Alang as an ‘Independent Verifier’ in accordance with the requirements of European Union Ship Recyc …
  • New Logistics Concept for Maintaining Drives in the Dry Dock July 22, 2016
    To make maintenance work in the dock as quick, smooth and reliable as possible, Siemens has developed a unique logistics concept based on a modular container solution. It involves customizing a standard sea freight container and equipping it for repa …
  • Becker Marine Systems to Present Product Innovation July 21, 2016
    Becker Marine Systems is known for its innovative, efficient and sustainable products in the maritime industry. At SMM 2016, the world’s leading trade fair for the maritime industry, the Hamburg-based company will be introducing another new product s …
  • Jumbo Kinetic Loads 4 Heavy Barges in Rotterdam July 21, 2016
    In January this year Jumbo was awarded the contract of transporting 4 barges of 1,100t each from Rotterdam (The Netherlands) to Sabetta (Yamal Peninsula in Russia). The transport was earmarked for Jumbo’s K-class vessel type. Short loading time After …
  • MITAGS-PMI STCW Manila Gap-Closing Training July 21, 2016
    Linthicum Heights, Maryland-Glen Paine, Executive Director of MITAGS-PMI announced that the institute has published its STCW Gap-Closing Schedule, which goes through March 2017. “It is critical that licensed mariners and Naval Reserve Sealift officer …
  • HydroComp Academic Lab Kits July 21, 2016
    A valuable asset for academic instruction and research Introduction to widely-used and technically-relevant software programs are a necessary part of any contemporary curriculum in naval architecture, marine engineering or ocean engineering (or assoc …
  • Fire-fighting ASD 2810 Tugs Sail to Argentina July 21, 2016
    At the end of June, two Damen ASD Tugs 2810 set sail from Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania to Puerto General de San Martin (Argentina) for towing, mooring, and fire-fighting operations in the Argentinian region around Rosario on the Paraná river. Bu …
  • Skydivers Raise Money for Neonatal Unit July 21, 2016
    Two daredevil co-workers, Lauren Caldwell and Rachael Mcadam, who work in the Shipping and Logistics department of the Armitt Group, will complete a Skydive on August 20th at Tilstock airfield in Shropshire to raise money for the Wolverhampton Neonat …
  • Norsafe Secures Contract with VARD Group July 21, 2016
    Norsafe has signed a new contract with VARD Group, and will supply lifeboats complete with davit systems to a series of fifteen new vessels. Topaz Energy and Marine has appointed shipbuilder VARD Group to construct fifteen Module Carrying Vessels (MC …
  • Hoists and Cranes the Captains of Industry July 21, 2016
    The importance of an ever-expanding industrial world should not be underestimated. After all, long-term, sustained industrialization is a key driver for economic development, a fact recognized by the world’s most important leaders. It was no accident …
  • Korean Register Boosts Operational Efficiency with Containership Conversion July 21, 2016
    The Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has successfully completed a feasibility study for the conversion of an 8,600 teu containership into a 10,000 teu vessel. This new capacity specification was dev …
  • Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement Implements Tanker Competence System July 21, 2016
    Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement (“TCM”) S.A. has strengthened its collaboration with Seagull Maritime AS to bring its in-house ‘Tanker Competence and Promotion Management System’ (TCPMS) to its fleet of fifty-five tanker vessels through Seagull’s Comp …

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