MAN 175D Becomes The First IMO Tier III-Compliant Harbour Tug Designed For Operation In Mediterranean

MAN 175D Selected for First IMO Tier III-Compliant Harbour Tug Designed for Operation in Mediterranean

MAN Energy Solutions has won the contract to supply the engines for a new harbour tug in Spain. P&O Reyser will operate the 27-metre newbuild, 75T bollard-pull-rated Asymmetric Tractor Tug (ATT) in the Port of Barcelona, which is expected to enter service from mid-2020. The vessel will feature 2 × MAN 12V175D MM, IMO Tier III engines, each rated at 2,220 kWm. The engines will be connected to FPP azimuth thrusters for propulsion, whilst also providing power to support onboard towing and...

Port Of LA Starts 2019 With 852,449 TEUs, Busiest January Ever

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The Port of Los Angeles processed 852,449 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January, the busiest January in the Port’s 112-year history. The volumes represent a 5.4 percent jump over last January and marks the seventh consecutive month the Port has handled more than 800,000 TEUs.

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“These robust volumes reflect the pre-Lunar New Year surge of cargo, continued tariff-related inventory advances and strong consumer demand,” said Port of Los...

KHI Delivers LNG Transport Vessel SHINSHU MARU With Capacity 177,000 m3

Delivery of LNG Transport Vessel SHINSHU MARU

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. delivered the SHINSHU MARU (Kawasaki hull no. 1734), a 177,000 m3 capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) transport vessel for use by Trans-Pacific Shipping 7 Limited, a joint venture between JERA Co., Inc. and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line).

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The second of Kawasaki’s line of 177,000 m3 capacity LNG carriers to be commissioned, this ship is designed to enable passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal, which opened for full...

Photos: Fincantieri Holds Special Event On Construction Milestones Of Three Princess Cruises Ships

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A special event took place at the Monfalcone shipyard: Fincantieri and Princess Cruises, the world’s largest international premium cruise line and a brand under Carnival Corporation & plc, celebrated three construction milestones of three “Royal” class ships, currently in different construction phases.

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The day began with the live broadcast of the steel cutting for the sixth and last Royal-class ship, still unnamed, from the shipyard of Castellammare di Stabia (Naples)....

Employment Of Indian Seafarers Grows By An Unprecedented 35% This Year

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The shipping sector has witnessed an unprecedented growth of 35 per cent in the number of Indian seafarers employed on Indian or foreign flag vessels this year. The figure rose from 154349 in 2017 to 208799 in 2018. Along with this, the number of students placed for onboard training also increased from 14307 last year to 19545 this year, showing a jump of nearly 37 per cent.

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The number of seafarers employed on Indian flag vessels increased from 22,103 last year to 27,364...