Expansion program of Shipping Corporation of India continues with one more acquisition of Supermax Bulk carrier
Capt Mukesh’s gas carrier though battered by the Tsunami while at Kashima Port came out in one piece to discharge its lethal cargo which could have done inconceivable damage
This Safety Alert addresses safety issues relating to air receivers on Uninspected Towing Vessels (UTV).
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FORAN V70 - CONSTANT EVOLUTION IN SHIPBUILDING CAD/CAM SYSTEMS
Move to clean up rivers and lakes of their pollution picks up momentum
The 13th Coast Guard District has announced that moving maritime security zones in Puget Sound will be enforced with flashbangs fired from shot guns aboard Coast Guard assets escorting high value vessels. The flashbangs will be fired in front of vessels that fail to respond to radio communications or other signals to steer clear of these security zones.
The entry of Marshall Islands registry in India has provided seafaring the much desired boost
The Wärtsliä Communication and Control Center (Wärtsilä 3C), connects all the separate systems used on board a vessel through a single interface providing full command and control of each individual system. It provides shipyard and ship operator with a one stop solution to the problem of integrating all the vessel’s different control systems into one package. Data may also be communicated to a remote server, for example the owner’s head office if so desired. Various systems such as optimal engine configuration, engine condition monitoring, trim management, navigation and route planning etc., are brought together under the one Wärtsilä 3C interface: it will comply with all the major classification societies.
Failure to carry out fumigation according to best management practices on board cause death and casualties
I climbed aboard the M/V Theresa Wood, owned and operated by Marquette Transportation and on charter to AEP River Operations, on July 1 at about 1500 hours.
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