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CMA CGM Plans Multi-Temperature Logistics Facility at DP World

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 CMA CGM, a world leader in maritime transport, is to take a long-term lease and invest in a build-to-suit, multi-temperature warehouse facility at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park.   The CMA CGM Group will occupy, through its international freight forwarding and logistics solutions subsidiary, a one hectare cold store facility within a 2.

Virtual Aid to Navigation: Here Now, Here to Stay

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Vesper Marine designed its Virtual AIS Beacon in 2010 and installed the first solution in 2011. Developed to address the need to make hazards at sea visible when costly physical infrastructure is not appropriate or is impossible to deploy, the Virtual Aid to Navigation technology that Vesper Marine

Hyundai Heavy Bags LPG Storage Tank Deal in Nigeria

Image: Hyundai Heavy Industries

South Korea’s largest shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has bagged a $58 million deal to build  15 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage tanks for a refining and petrochemical plant in Nigeria, reported Yonhap  Hyundai Heavy said it plans to start to build the tanks in May and is set to deliver

Tacoma’s Giant Container Cranes to Arrive this Week

The 761-foot-long heavy-lift ship Zhen Hua 28 transports the first four of Tacoma's eight new super-post-Panamax cranes (Photo: The Northwest Seaport Alliance)

A heavy-lift ship carrying four of the U.S. West Coast’s largest container cranes is scheduled to travel through Puget Sound on February 23.   Puget Sound Pilots are scheduled to board the Zhen Hua 28, a 761-foot-long heavy-lift ship, early Friday morning in Port Angeles and begin the journey to Tacoma.

Meet the Future of Visualization and Mapping Sonars

Fig 1 – Echoscope XD, Echoscope and Echoscope C500 Sonars (Image: Coda Octopus)

Coda Octopus launches the new Echoscope4G Surface; the future of visualization and mapping sonars   The uncertainty that lies below the surface of the sea provides a number of industries with incredible challenges when conducting their daily business. From offshore structure installation and inspection,

Rolls-Royce to Equip UK Navy's Type 26 Warships

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Rolls-Royce Canada said it has won a contract with BAE Systems for its mission bay handling technology for the U.K. Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship. The contract covers the first three ships, the first of which is currently under construction at the BAE Systems Glasgow shipyard, Scotland.

First of Three New ATBs Delivered for Vane Brothers

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The Vane Brothers Company continues to expand its fleet with new vessel construction. This February, the marine transportation company took delivery of the first of three new ATB tugs from the Conrad Orange Shipyard in Orange, Texas. The first boat is the Assateague, and the other two boats will be the Chincoteague and Wachapreague.

Spliethoff Sending 6 Ships to BLRT for Refit Work

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Dutch shipping company Spliethoff's Bevrachtingskantoor B.V. has signed contracts with BLRT Grupp to have scrubbers (systems for cleaning exhaust gases) and ballast water treatment systems installed on board six of its ships.   The latest contract for the modernization of Spliethoff's F-type ships (deadweight up to 12,

DNV GL Revises Stern Tube Bearing Class Notations

Propeller shaft system (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new class notations can be assigned to both newbuilds and vessels

Royal IHC Completes Two-year Dredger Overhaul

Huta Marine's cutter suction dredger Huta 14 has resumed operations following a two-year overhaul (Photo: Royal IHC)

The self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) Huta 14 has resumed operations for Saudi Arabian owner Huta Marine following two-years of renovation work performed by Royal IHC.    The overhaul, which involved replacing Huta 14’s three large diesel engines, as well as integrating an electrical installation

Wave Buoy Measurements on a Hexapod

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MARIN has recently expanded its facilities with a hexapod. This system can be used to generate forced oscillations in six degrees of freedom, either on a standalone basis or under the carriage of one of our basins. It is a useful tool to assess the efficiency of anti-roll tanks, sloshing in liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks,

Sparrows Wins BP Contract in Angola

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BP has awarded Sparrows Group a three-year contract to manage crane operations and maintenance, and deck services off the coast of Angola. The contract covers four cranes utilized on two Floating Production Offloading and Storage (FPSO) vessels, the Greater Plutonio and the PSVM, located in Blocks 18 and 31 respectively,

Nautisk's On-Demand Chart Printing Service in Argentina

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Mariners can now access on-demand chart printing in South America with the launch of a new Print on Demand Location (PODL) by global maritime navigation expert, Nautisk.   Nautisk has been a chart agent for more than 120 years, and as part of its transformation towards digital products and services

Seatools to Supply Monitoring System for The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup system (Photo: Seatools)

Subsea technology company Seatools said it has won a contract to develop and deliver a remote offshore monitoring system that will be used to gain real-time insight into the performance of the first-ever ocean cleanup system.   The contract was awarded by The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch nonprofit developing

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