Greece and China cooperate on LNG as an alternative fuel

As part of the “Bilateral S & T Cooperation between China and Greece, 2012-2014”, the Research Project LNG-COMSHIP, concerning the use of LNG as an alternative propulsion fuel to existing merchant ships, has been approved by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of the Greek Ministry of Development and the Department of International Relations of […]

GAC unveils sustainable storage units for liquid & dry bulk transportation

GAC Packaging Solutions, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has today announced the launch of a new ecologically-friendly and cost-effective packaging solution for liquid & dry cargo transportation.  The ‘g-drum’ is a reusable, collapsible 208 litre (55 US gallon) drum with a ‘bag-in-a-box’ design that uses a product-specific flexible internal […]

Gibdock completes its first project for DEME

Gibdock has completed its first project for DEME, one of the world’s leading dredging companies. The Belgian group commissioned alongside maintenance and repairs to its rock cutter suction dredger, Ambiorix, which was delivered by IHC Dredgers in May 2012 and is among the most powerful vessels of its type in the dredging industry. The 124m […]

Sticky situation: Marine lubricant dispute continues

Total Lubmarine, supplier of marine lubricants and greases, today expressed concern over what it claims is a biased interpretation of MAN’s recently issued customer service letters – technical documents which contain recommendations for both existing engines, which represent nearly the entire marketplace, as well as the engines of tomorrow. It clearly states that single oil solutions are […]