• Keppel in joint venture to build and operate new shipyard in Azerbaijan
    President of Azerbaijan, H.E. Ilham Aliyev breaks ground for the new yard in the presence of Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr George Yeo.
  • Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works formed his own distribution network
  • Ships for alternative energy infrastructure feature HRP thrusters
    Dutch company HRP - an acronym for Holland Rudder Propeller - has been involved with the green shipping trend since 2008. But even before that, the company's thrusters were often an essential component in diesel-electric propulsion installations, leading in certain cases to fewer emissions by using diesel engines closer to their sweet spot.
  • Emergency service of the Marine Engineering Bureau to ensure the resque of «Victoria» tanker
  • St. Andrew's flag was hoisted
  • Russia will enter the top ten world leaders in shipbuilding
  • Weighing the benefits of plasma metal cutting technology over oxyfuel in manual cutting applications
    Although oxyfuel metal cutting technology is widely used for cutting mild steel, plasma cutting technology is a rapidly growing alternative for many compelling reasons. The ongoing and rapid evolution of plasma technology has continuously built on its fundamental advantages, mak ing it even more viable in an ever-widening range of applications.


  • Bilge water cleaning - what better way of separation
  • The new inspection regime of the Paris Memorandum of understanding
    In May 2009 the principles of the New Inspection Regime (NIR) were adopted by the Paris Memorandum of Understanding at its 42nd Committee meeting. The NIR will replace the existing PSC regime on 1 January 2011. The Ship Risk Profile and the Company Performance Indicator are an important part of the inspection regime.
  • Tanktech reliable solution against pirate attacks
    Recently there has been a tremendous surge in maritime piracy as pirates try to fill their coffers with monsoon season round the corner when pirates will be out of business due to high seas. A Russian vessel too was attacked recently in the Indian Ocean. Now ship owners are looking for solutions to protect their assets. A Korean company, Tanktech, has come up with an ingenious solution to prevent pirates from boarding the ship. Maritime Market conducted interview with Mr. Kwang-il Joo, President of Tanktech, to know more about the solution.
  • Cold straightening of propeller shafts


  • Port news
  • Norilsk Nickel is building a reloading terminal in Murmansk
  • Port investments and new approaches in grain exports

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • Official launch of construction of Nord Stream catural gas pipeline
    April 9, 2010 – Today in a symbolic welding of two pipeline segments, the construction phase of the pipeline project that will directly link Europe’s energy grid to the world’s largest natural gas reserves in Russia was officially launched.
  • LUKOIL extracts Russia’s first Caspian oil
    April 28, 2010 - First oil was extracted today at the Yu. Korchagin field in the Russian offshore of the Caspian Sea.

Technologies. Books. Exhibitions

  • The Northern Sea Route: a strategy for revival
  • Man – Sea – Technology
    International news and innovations. Author's topic of Valentin Mitrofanov

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