Harren & Partner implements DNV GL ShipManager for entire fleet

German-based ship owner Harren & Partner will implement the DNV GL business intelligence software systems ShipManager Analyzer and ShipManager QHSE for its entire fleet of 52 vessels. Both innovative systems will enable Harren & Partner to extract data from operational systems and optimise management of its ships. The first trial implementation for the two software […]

Videotel meets growing LNG market needs

Videotel now claims to offer the most extensive portfolio of training for the LNG sector available in the marketplace. Working with experts across the globe – BP Shipping, Shell, Maersk and SIGTTO, among many others – it has created a comprehensive package of training covering the essentials required when operating in this important market. Nigel […]

Light dues to reduce for UK and Ireland

Shipping Minister Stephen Hammond has announced a reduction in the rate of light dues, the contributions paid by the shipping industry for the upkeep of navigation aids such as lighthouses, buoys and beacons around the UK and Irish coastline. Light dues will reduce by a penny to 40p per net registered tonne in 2014 to […]

DP World London Gateway proves reliability during bad weather

DP World London Gateway is aiding supply chain reliability as it takes ad hoc vessel calls while other UK ports face closures and congestion during bad weather. Ten vessels have made diversionary calls to London Gateway since Christmas as weather conditions impact other ports’ landside, waterside and rail terminal operations while London Gateway has remained […]

Liberia launches app for shipping industry

The Liberian Registry has launched a powerful state-of-the-art mobile application (app) to enable owners, managers, operators and others to communicate and interact with the registry on a round-the-clock basis. The FlagState App builds on Liberia’s commitment to provide innovative technology and services to its clients, who own, manage and operate more than 4,000 vessels worldwide. […]

Drydocks World delivers second modular capture vessel for US

Drydocks World, a provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors, has announced the completion and delivery of Eagle Louisiana, the second of two Modular Capture Vessels (MCV) for the US. The first MCV, Eagle Texas, sailed away from Drydocks World’s yard in August last year. The vessels are […]

Seaway Heavy Lifting orders OCTOPUS-Onboard for Stanislav Yudin

The Dutch offshore contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting has ordered Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-Onboard decision support technology for the monohull crane vessel Stanislav Yudin. This order is the second OCTOPUS-Onboard installation for Seaway Heavy Lifting. In 2011 the Oleg Strashnov was equipped with Amarcon’s motion monitoring & forecasting solution. Both vessels from SHL offer, amongst others, significant lifting […]