LONDON: 18 AUGUST 2021: With less than four weeks to go, London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW21) is steaming ahead to what is set to be the first major in-person maritime industry event for some time. Taking place from 13 to 17 September, LISW21 will feature significant in-person events, meetings and social gatherings, backed up […]

WinGD makes hybrid energy system integration debut with NYK

Gas and diesel engine developer WinGD, has won the contract to integrate hybrid energy systems on newbuild car carriers for NYK Line, and will further expand the company’s portfolio of future-ready power solutions. The four pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) will run on LNG, with WinGD’s 7X62DF-2.1 two-stroke engines coupled with shaft generators, DC-links […]

Support provided to help seafarers cope with piracy attacks

With piracy attacks on vessels an on-going problem, with hotspots in areas including the Gulf of Aden, the Gulf of Guinea and the South China Sea, Ocean Technologies Group has created a series of learning modules to help seafarers combat such attacks. In a recent declaration, BIMCO and 99 other maritime organisations including flag states […]

ABS names Jessica Mahaffey VP of Marketing and Communications

ABS has appointed Jessica Mahaffey as Vice President, Marketing and Communications after she had joined ABS in 2019 as Senior Director of Corporate Affairs. Previously Mahaffey was Vice President of External Affairs at Direct Energy, where she held several marketing, communications, and regulatory senior leadership positions, after having graduated from Baylor University with a degree […]

MacGregor to deliver telescopic cranes for Manson Construction’s Frederick Paup

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, will deliver two large, 120 ft. double telescopic service cranes and one 50 ft. telescopic stores crane for a self-propelled hopper dredge. Currently being built for Manson Construction Co., the Frederick Paup will be the largest ever self-propelled trailing suction hopper dredge built in the USA and will operate all over […]