IMO to ensure high quality of ship inspections in Caribbean

Conducting a vessel inspection is very important task. In order to keep a high level of safety in the Caribbean, a Regional Caribbean Ship Inspector Training course (CASIT) took place from 29 October to 16 November, in Trinidad and Tobago.

Inspections by flag and port States are also vital to ensure high ship standards and reduce accidents and pollution to the maritime environment.

The objective of the course is to prepare ship surveyors to be able to work in a Caribbean maritime administration....

Ganga waterway project cleared

India’s longest waterway project, one terminal of which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week, was made possible only after a high-power Committee of Ministers and senior officials from multiple Ministries overruled the recommendations of experts appointed by the Environment Ministry. The latter had recommended public consultations and a full-fledged environment clearance, documents made available through the Right to Information (RTI) Act show.

As part of the the...

Offshore wind brings together Glosten, C-Job in MOU

C-Job Basjan Faber and Glosten President Morgan Fanberg at Glosten's offices

NOVEMBER 19, 2018 — The potential of the nascent U.S. offshore wind market has brought together a leading American naval architecture and marine engineering firm and a Dutch one.

U.S. naval architect Glosten and The Netherlands’ C-Job Naval Architects recently announced a strategic partnership to create more value for their respective clients. Executives from the two firms met recently at Glosten’s newly opened East Coast office in Bedford, MA, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Nov. 19, 2018

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Nov. 19, 2018

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Nov. 19, 2018, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the port of the capital ship.

Total U.S. Navy Battle Force:287Ships Underway

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Ships Deployed by Fleet

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Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zones

Dr Stelios Kyriacou, General Manager of BALPURE® BWMS, De Nora

De Nora addresses common misconceptions relating to chlorine, hydrogen and
system configuration 

MILAN, November 19, 2018: De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today highlighted the superior safety aspects of electrochlorination (EC) ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) in large flow, hazardous area installations. Addressing misconceptions in the market relating to chlorine, hydrogen and system...

El puerto de Cartagena construirá dos nuevos atraques Ro-Ro y un aparcamiento para camiones

LaAutoridad Portuaria de Cartagena ha anunciado este lunes que mejorará sus instalaciones con dos nuevos atraques Ro-Ro y una zona de aparcamiento para camiones.

En concreto, el enclave ha adjudicado a la UTE formada por las empresas Ferrovial y Jumabeda por 842.818 euros el proyecto de construcción de dos nuevos atraques Ro-Ro y una reorganización del espacio en el muelle Príncipe Felipe e Isaac Peral y sus zonas anexas para dotar al puerto de las instalaciones necesarias para ofrecer más y...

Attempts in Gulf of Guinea to improve maritime security

The Gulf of Guinea is one of the regions that has the most issues with piracy. In order to address these problems, a workshop for participants from the Gulf of Guinea, was held in Ghana, from 13 to 16 November. The workshop aims to improve national capacity to advance port security.

Maritime security needs the capacity of national authorities to develop security plans and procedures, as well as the ability to self-audit.

The training focused on how to create multi-agency port and port facility...

Απεργία ΠΝΟ 28/11/2018 – Πως θα διαμορφωθούν τα δρομολόγια


To πλοίο θα αναχωρήσει από Μυτιλήνη την Τετάρτη 28/11/2018 και ώρα 23:59, για Χίο 02:50-03:20, Πειραιά 12:20 και εν συνεχεία όπως εγκεκριμένα.


To πλοίο θα αναχωρήσει από Πειραιά την Τετάρτη 28/11/2018 και ώρα 23:59, για Χίο 08:15-08:45, Μυτιλήνη 11:45 και εν συνεχεία όπως εγκεκριμένα.


To πλοίο θα αναχωρήσει από Καβάλα την Τετάρτη 28/11/2018 και ώρα 23:59, για Λήμνο 03:30-03:50, Μυτιλήνη 08:20-09:15, Χίο 11:45-12:00, Βαθύ 14:30-15:15, Καρλόβασι...απεργία-πνο-28-11-2018-πως-θα-διαμορφωθούν-τα-δ/