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At Least 43 Dead After Russian Trawler Sinks in Western Pacific

11:49, 02 Април 2015

MOSCOW, April 2 (Reuters) – At least 54 crew on a Russian fishing trawler died and 15 were missing after it sank in freezing waters off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Western Pacific Ocean late on Wednesday, officials in the area said. Sixty-three of the 132 people on board the Dalniy Vostok were rescued with the sea’s temperature near zero degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit), Viktor Klepikov, coordinating captain of the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky maritime rescue...

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Two-Stroke Methanol Engine Successfully Completes Demonstration

19:27, 30 Март 2015

ME-LGI (Liquid Gas Injection) engine tested at customer event in Copenhagen On 17 March, 2015 at MAN Diesel & Turbo’s Diesel Research Centre in Copenhagen, the company successfully demonstrated the ME-LGI concept in front of existing ME-LGI customers and partners, including Westfal-Larsen, Marinvest, Waterfront Shipping/Methanex, MES, HHI-EMD, MOL, and Minaminippon. For the purposes of the event, the company rebuilt its 50MX test engine to an ME-LGI unit. Vice President...

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Greek Ferry Runs Aground in Kasos

21:41, 27 Март 2015

A Greek ferry carrying 282 passengers and crew ran aground last night at the Aegean island of Kasos, the Hellenic Coast Guard has confirmed. According to the Coast Guard, the ro-pax ferry Vitsentzos Kornaros had onboard 227 passengers and 55 crewmembers when it ran aground as it tried to moor in heavy winds. The captain reported that the vessel was not taking water and nobody was injured in the incident. A tugboat was from Mykonos was expected on scene Thursday afternoon....

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VIDEO: Arklow Breeze Slips into Water

20:16, 26 Март 2015

General cargo ship Arklow Breeze was launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit on Friday, the 20th of March. She is the sixth and last vessel in a series that will be delivered to Arklow Shipping from Ireland. The design is a bulk oriented general cargo ship that will be mainly employed in the shipment of wheat, corn and other bulk commodities in European waters. As hull form it was chosen to adapt the ‘bulbless’ principle; creating a slender bow without bulb....

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Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships

22:41, 26 Март 2015

Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd in Zhoushan China for seven 3,600 TEU container vessels. The vessels will have a length of 200 m, width of 35.2m, and a 10m draft. COSCO Shipyard and Maersk Line said that they agreed to keep the price confidential.  The order is the first step in the investment programme announced by Maersk Line. Over the next five years the company will invest USD 15 billion into vessel new building, retrofit...

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Shell unveils ultra-modern rescue service

19:52, 26 Март 2015

THE most sophisticated search and rescue helicopter in Australia has been unveiled at Broome, where it will be on call 24-hours-a-day to deal with emergencies linked to the offshore oil and gas industry. The $38 million aircraft, Rescue 625, is one of only a handful of advanced civilian helicopters in the world capable of performing effective rescues at sea during pitch-black night-time conditions thanks to its sophisticated sensor equipment that includes a powerful infra-red system...

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