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In a promising development for lightweight shipbuilding constructions, Germany's Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and its partners in a joint project have laser welded a demonstrator for marine gear unit foundations made of steel and…
Australia's Sydney Ferries has completed what enterprise software provider Ventyx describes as a "significant" upgrade of Ventyx Ellipse for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), on time and on budget. Sydney Ferries…
Jacques de Chateauvieux's Jaccar Holdings is selling its 25 percent stake in Sinopacific Offshore and Engineering to Pearlfine Ocean Worldwide, which joins Evergreen Holding Group and Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group (in which Jaccar remains a 23…
Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Bob Papp underwent surgery to treat early stage prostate cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Monday, April 23, after it was diagnosed in a proactive health…
A 38,486 dwt Wilh. Wilhelmsen RO/RO ship, MV Tamesis is to be retrofitteded with the world's largest exhaust gas scrubbing system. Supplied by Wärtsillä Hamworthy, the multi-stream Krystallon Exhaust Gas Cleaning System will remove sulfur…
André Goedée, CEO of heavy lift shipping specialist Dockwise Ltd., says that a planned acquisition of Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. is "an important step forward at the right time." Dockwise has entered into share purchase…
The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry experienced another year of strong growth in 2011," according to International Registries, Inc., which manages the Marshall Islands maritime program. In terms of gross tons (GT), the…
Finland’s STX Rauma Shipyard recently held the keel-laying of the double-ended ferry for Suomen Lauttaliikenne Oy (Finferries). The environmentally friendly next-generation ferry will be delivered to Finferries at the end of this year for service…
Crowley Maritime company Titan Salvage, in collaboration with Italian marine contractor Micoperi, has won the contract to salvage the Costa Concordia, Costa Cruise Lines announced April 21. The salvage plan, which must be approved by…
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors has approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure "to align Canal toll charges with the value the route provides." The proposal increases the number…
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