India: Govt. Approves MoU With Foreign Countries For Unilateral/Bilateral Recognition Of Certificates Of Competency Of Seafarers

Indian Seafarers

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Model Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for unilateral/bilateral recognition of Certificates, pursuant to Regulation 1/10 of International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW) for Seafarers, 1978 as amended to be signed between the Directorate General of Shipping, Government of India and its counterparts in foreign countries, with the approval of...

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Kotug Provides Salvage Assistance To Container Vessel With Fire In Engine Room

Kotug Provides Salvage Assistance To MV EM-OINOUSSES_

On the night of January 20, two Rotortugs® of KOTUG International picked up the Mayday signal of the container vessel EM-OINOUSSES, sailing from Maputo to Mombasa, having a devastating fire in the engine room.

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Although the vessel’s crew adequately extinguished the fire, at approximately 50 miles off the coast of Nacala, Mozambique, the ship appeared to be uncontrollable

In high swells, the salvage was carried out by KOTUG’S powerful Rotortugs RT Spirit and RT Magic.

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Wärtsilä Integrated Solutions To Deliver Efficiency And Sustainability To Three New Short-Sea Vessels

Wärtsilä integrated solutions will deliver efficiency and sustainability to three new short-sea vessels

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply all the main equipment for the first LNG fuelled short-sea Ro-Lo (roll-on, lift-off) vessels to be operated by Finland based Bore Ltd.

Three ships have been ordered and are being built at the WuHu Shipyard in China. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in December.

Wärtsilä has worked in close collaboration with both the owner and the naval architect to develop a vessel optimised integrated LNG system. As a result it has been possible to locate a 250 cbm...

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