The combination of slow steaming and Emissions Control Areas is making the choice of marine lubricants more complex says Total Lubmarine.The North American Emissions Control Area (ECA), which will be effective from 2012, will impact…
The combination of slow steaming and Emissions Control Areas is making the choice of marine lubricants more complex says Total Lubmarine.The North American Emissions Control Area (ECA), which will be effective from 2012, will impact…
The U.S. Department of Justice reports that four corporations involved in owning and operating a fleet of vessels regularly visiting New Orleans pleaded guilty today and agreed to pay a $1 million penalty and be…
Ocean Tug & Barge Engineering Corp., Milford, Mass., has released some more details of the 25,000 dwt ocean bulk articulated tug barge of OT&BE design recently ordered  from d tug bargeshipbuilder Signal International by Kirby…
Classification society ABS achieved another record performance in fleet size during 2010, reported Chairman Robert D. Somerville at today’s annual meeting. An eight percent increase in gross tonnage from year-end 2009 resulted in the ABS-fleet…
Schiedam, Netherlands, based SBM Offshore has awarded a contract to Keppel Singmarine shipyard in Singapore for the detailed design and construction of a multi-purpose Diving Support & Construction Vessel (DSCV). It says the investment is…
ABB Turbocharging reports significant developments with both its latest generation single stage turbochargers and its  "Power2" two stage turbocharging systems.The company's latest generation of high efficiency, high pressure single stage turbochargers is the A100 series.…
Deltamarin and Wärtsilä have developed a series of new IMC (Integrated Modular Customized) ferry designs that will undergo extensive model testing. The aim is to achieve considerable cost savings, both in building the ships and…
Marcon International of Coupeville, Wash., reports the sale of three twin screw, ocean-going tugs from Malaysian based, International Bulk Trade Pte. Ltd., to a private Central American buyer.The Singapore-registered sister-tugs sold were the 2010 built…
Singapore-listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd reports that it entered into six  effective shipbuilding contracts  in the month of March 2011 with an aggregate contract value of US$214.2 million.  The new contracts  comprise two  82,000 dwt…

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