New joint venture targets nuclear industry

International maritime logistics expert Cory Logistics, part of Braemar Shipping Services, has formed a joint venture with universal supply chain specialist Navarm Limited to create a single source provider for a full suite of maritime and land-based services for the nuclear newbuild industry. Based in Somerset, UK, Cory-Navarm will serve the nuclear industry, particularly in […]

Wreck-removal convention to enter into force

The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal Wrecks will enter into force on 14th April 2015 following the deposit, on 14 April 2014, of an instrument of ratification by Denmark, with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Among several provisions, the Convention will place financial responsibility for the removal of certain hazardous wrecks for ship owners, […]

Intertrac software creates a splash in hull coatings

AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings, a producer of advanced International hull coatings, has developed Intertrac – a software system which enables ship owners and operators to accurately assess and predict the risk of hull fouling, dependent on the route their vessels are transiting. Created in 2011 and trialled with customer partners since February 2013, Intertrac overlays a […]

Haifa Port contracts Voith Tug with Zamakona Yards

Haifa Port Company (HPC) has awarded the international tender for a new build Voith Schneider tug to Zamakona Yards. HPC has tendered a tug which is a sister vessel of those already operating in the harbor. The tug has a 70 t bollard pull and a length of 31,50m by 12,50m beam. The vessel design […]

HS Ocean appoints new Managing Director of McTays

Marine services specialist HS Ocean Group has appointed Peter Breslin as Managing Director of its shipbuilding and repair subsidiary McTays. Mr Breslin has joined the fast-growing international business to develop McTays’ range of shipbuilding services and associated work-streams with clients worldwide. He will also support HS Ocean Group’s ambitious growth strategy in the international oil […]

ClassNK opens new exclusive survey office in Belem

Classification society ClassNK has established a new exclusive survey office in Belem, Brazil. Located on the northeast coast of Brazil adjacent to the Para River, Belem is the second largest city in northern Brazil and with its position at the entrance gate to the Amazon River, Belem also has one of the largest ports in […]

Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World to speak at the London Summit of Leaders

His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World, has been invited to speak at the London Summit of Leaders, organised by the Europe Business Assembly from April 15th to 17th 2014 at the prestigious and historic premises of the British Institute of Directors in London, UK. H.E. Buamim will speak on […]