ShipBuilding Industry News
Wilhelmsen Ships Service has announced that their Liferaft and Marin-Ark service station in Miami, Florida is now fully operational. It is a stand-alone station conveniently situated between the port of Miami and Port Everglades in South Florida, approximately 4 km..
Almaco has recently delivered the 336-cabin accommodation vessel Bibby Renaissance to Bibby Maritime Ltd. The Almaco Group provided a total turnkey package to Bibby Renaissance which incorporated structural construction as well as the total outfitting of the vessel with Accommodations,..
Parker Hannifin Netherlands has launched a new website for all Parker retail activities: www.parkerstore.nl. Parker has two important retail concepts: ParkerStore and Hose Doctor. The ParkerStore concept runs since the early 90s. At this moment there are 1,500 ParkerStores worldwide…
Early July 2009 a management buy-in took place at Drumarkon International BV by Bert de Jonge. De Jonge has taken over part of Drumarkon – a leading supplier of ships interior components – from Jeroen Overing and Jan Albers, who..
More than 90 personnel from the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) have completed a comprehensive Austal vessel training program in preparation for the delivery of their six vessel Fast Patrol Craft fleet in early 2010. The crew training program..
Chinese dredging company CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Company (GDC) and IHC Technical Services (IHC TS), part of IHC Merwede, have signed a five-year cooperation agreement for a full service package, namely IHC Life Cycle Support (LCS), for its IHC 7025MP Cutter..
The Russian Register (RR) has accepted and approved the ISO 9001:2008 certificate held by Wilhelmsen Ships Service for their fire, rescue and safety services network. In addition and as part of the same approval process, the Russian Maritime Register of..
As part of an adjustment of the responsibilities within the Veolia activities in Germany, the MEMROD Business Unit of Krüger WABAG has been transferred to RWO. Thus RWO, based in Bremen, now bundles all water treatment activities aboard ships and..
A well known and respected Dutch yacht building company – together with two partner companies – has developed a wireless fire warning system which is applicable in metal hulls. The new system uses a wireless protocol that is able to..
Allweiler AG has begun offering its customers original spare parts kits for all standard pumps. They contain all of the parts that must be replaced on a regular basis during standard maintenance and which have similar usage cycles. The packages..
At the end of June, Liebherr delivered the first heavy lift offshore crane type MTC 78000 straight from its manufacturing plant in Rostock. The MTC 78000 is one of the biggest offshore slewing cranes worldwide and achieves a maximum lifting..
Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, UK, recently announced the successful delivery of a new general purpose line handling and harbour support work boat to Western Australia. The ‘Wave Train’ has been built for South Sea Logistics..
Lifeboat and davit manufacturer Schat-Harding has set a world record for a lifeboat freefall drop by successfully launching its new FF1200 offshore lifeboat from a drop height of 55 m. Fully loaded and with an all up weight of 30..
LC Volgo-Baltic Logistic (VBL), one of Russia’s biggest freight agencies, has signed an exclusive agreement with Dutch heavy lift shipping company Jumbo Shipping. Jumbo Shipping has appointed VBL as its exclusive commercial agent for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent..
A grand naming ceremony was held at COSCO Shipyard Group‘s Qidong Shipyard on June 28 to celebrate the successful completion of the first circular drilling rig Sevan Driller. “The successful construction of the Sevan Driller is a milestone for the..