100th U-design Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubber will go to the Grimaldi Group

The Grimaldi Group has placed orders for seven hybrid Alfa Laval PureSOx systems with U-design scrubbers. The orders are an important milestone, as the second of these systems is also the 100th U-design scrubber to be sold by Alfa Laval. Specialising in the operation of RoRo vessels, car carriers and ferries, the Grimaldi Group has […]

Remember the seafarer, says ICS

As we sit down with family and friends to enjoy the good things that the festive season will bring, Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) asks us to spare a thought for those men and women who make it possible. “I am talking specifically about the hundreds of thousands of […]

Norsafe signs new contract with Swedish Coast Guard (KBV)

Norsafe yesterday (Wednesday) signed yet another new contract with the Swedish Coast Guard (KBV) to deliver nine new Magnum 750 MKII boats. The boats are specially developed in close cooperation with KBV and are a continuation of seven boats already delivered between 2015 and 2016. “It is hard to imagine a better Christmas present than […]

Radio Holland awarded contract from Destini Shipbuilding & Engineering for NavCom supply on six Malaysian patrol crafts

Radio Holland  Malaysia (RHM) has successfully secured a contract from Destini Shipbuilding & Engineering for the supply of Navigation and Communication equipment onboard six New Generation Patrol Crafts (NGPC). The vessels are being built for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). The scope of work encompasses detailed design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the […]

ABS-classed VLEC loads first ethane shipment

Classification society ABS has announced that the ABS-classed Ethane Crystal, the world’s first Very Large Ethane Carrier (VLEC), has loaded its first shipment of ethane cargo at Enterprise Products Partner’s Morgan’s Point Terminal. “Loading ethane onto the world’s first VLEC represents a significant milestone for the global gas industry,” said ABS Chairman, President and CEO […]