First ever Grounding Avoidance System installed on BP vessel

Drydocks World-Dubai, subsidiary of Drydocks World, has created a revolutionary benchmark for the shipping industry with the first ever instalment of a new advanced Grounding Avoidance System on the 46,803 tonne oil tanker, British Tenacity, for BP Shipping. Developed by Marine Electronics Ltd in conjunction with BP Shipping, the trial instalment of the Grounding Avoidance […]

A jumbo vision at the Port of Montreal

The Bickerdike Basin at the Port of Montreal played theatrical host to an operational extravaganza as it witnessed the transhipment of a 784 tonne vacuum tower measuring 50.6 metres long, 16.8 metres wide and 13 metres in diameter – the largest ever piece of equipment to transit through the port. This monumental piece of equipment, […]

The Chamber of Shipping hits back at Government slam on shipping industry emissions

In response to an attack on the UK shipping industry’s failure to address its climate change emissions from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee, the Chamber of Shipping has shunned the accusations as “unfounded,” writes Amy Kilpin. With claims that the International Maritime Organisation has acted irresponsibly in the industry’s inaction against emissions and […]