When a shipping company needed fast overnight action to ensure the integrity of new welds carried out on a ship moored overnight in the U.K.’s Manchester Ship Canal, non-destructive testing (NDT) specialist
JULY 26, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited five contractors for safety and health violations after three employees were fatally injured and two
It is the second fatal blaze at the shipyard in just a few months and there appear to be close parallels in the two incidents.
Two people died in an August 24 fire onboard an LPG tanker under construction at the yard and, in that fire too, another seven were injured.
Today’s fire, like the earlier one, was reportedly aboard a gas carrier and in both cases sparks from a welder’s torch were initially identified as the likely cause.
MARCH 11, 2015 — Reinauer Transportation’s Senesco Marine shipyard, North Kingstown, RI, is boosting its capabilities by investing in a PEMA twin robot welding gantry from Finland’s Pemamek for the welding of
MAY 7, 2013 — South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s largest shipbuilder and a leading industrial robot manufacturer, has developed mini welding robots for building ships. The welding machine measures