Ship Repair & Conversion

Signal Ship Repair Achieves OSHA Milestone

Signal International announced that on December 31, 2014, the Signal Ship Repair Operations located in Mobile, Alabama achieved one full year and worked 387,926 manhours,

Hougen Launches New Lightweight Mag Drill

Hougen Manufacturing, Inc. has released a new model in its mid-range line of portable magnetic drills, the HMD905.    Hougen said the HMD905 has a number of new

Lincoln Electric Launches New Welder/Generator

Lincoln Electric has introduced the Vantage 520 SD engine-driven welder/generator, which joins the larger Vantage 600 SD and Air Vantage 600 SD to form a Severe

SKF Expands Electric Motor Repair Network

Electric motors are among the highest in reliability incident reports, said SKF Canada, noting that for many companies, electric motor failures lead to a continual

The Next Step in Fuel Efficiency

Bollinger Promotes Remont to VP

Bollinger Shipyards President and CEO Ben Bordelon announced today another key internal promotion designed to enhance the strategic value of the Company.   “I

China Exim Bank, SWS Sign $312m Financing Deal

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding  (SWS), a  yard owned by the industrial conglomerate China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has secured a US$312million loan from

DB Schenker, Maersk Line to Cut CO2 Emissions

DB Schenker Logistics and Maersk Line have signed a six-year strategic agreement on reducing CO2 emissions from ocean freight. The partnership emphasizes the companies'

A&P Contracted for Navy Tanker Maintenance

A&P Group, the UK’s largest ship repair firm has bagged a £15 million military contract to complete the fit-out of the Royal Navy support group’s new fleet of tankers.

The 2nd Ballast Water Management Summit

Sign-up for this year’s most in-depth exchange of information and best venue for BWT stakeholders to network and meet regulatory peers is underway.   Infocast’s

Zamakona Refits Vessels VOS HERA & HADES

  The Zamakona Yards in Pasajes has successfully finished the works carried o t in the vessels VOS HADES and VOS HERA that belong to the Company Vroon Offshore Services UK.

Arab Shipping Firm Orders 2,000 New Reefer Containers

Container shipping line United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has ordered 2,000 reefer containers from Daikin.  As part of the emerging global carrier’s investment in the cutting-edge,

MSC Sinfonia Upgradation at Fincantieri Shipyard

  Extension operations on MSC Sinfonia, the second out of four MSC cruise ships to undergo the Renaissance Programme of enhancements, have begunin the past days at Fincantieri shipyard in Palermo.

Dales Marine Fills Its Scotland Docks

Ship repair and specialist fabrication firm Dales Marine reports a first time achievement as all of its seven docks around Scotland are full for the first time today.

Captains' Union Blasts McCain’s Keystone Amendment

International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots Asks: If Keystone is a “Jobs Bill” Why Would Congress Want to Send 400,000 Maritime Jobs in 26 States Overseas?    S.

Harvey Gulf Outsources IHM to Metizoft

Harvey Gulf has signed a framework agreement with Metizoft on maintenance and quality assurance of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM).   Vessels with

Indian Shipping Ministry Seeks Tax Sops

India's shipping ministry is asking for a tax holiday and more incentives for the shipbuilding industry in the upcoming Union budget, according to a report in the Economic Times.

Vroon Adds Twelfth Tanker

Dutch ship owner Vroon has confirmed the purchase of the MT ST Charlotte, a 2006-built bitumen/molten sulphur tanker. The vessel will be renamed Iver Ability and

The Ballast Water Management Conundrum

U.S. System Approvals are Key; Detailed Pre-Planning Urged Ten years on, there’s little certain about ballast water management regulations that the industry can

Shipbuilding, Repair and Conversion: Brazil's Quick Fix

The growth trend continues in the Brazilian shipbuilding industry, a trend that has been relatively constant during the last five year. While shipbuilding is ‘ship shape,

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