• ZNT Yard. Four links of the same chain
  • "TRITMENT" – 20 years of success
  • “Blue Daddy”: high-speed with Eliche Radice
    We know those work vessels for which speed, reliability and load capacity are specifications for operating in the difficult offshore market, by the acronym of FSV (Fast Supply Vessels). Belonging to this particular class, “Blue Daddy” is the latest arrival to the Bambini Ltd fleet, a company that for over twenty years has been diversifying its activities within offshore related areas.
  • How to keep the Russian river cruises
  • Moss Hydro engineers unique solution to global ballast water challenge
    Newly-formed Moss Hydro has been established to address a ballast water challenge that is threatening the entire shipping industry - reliable filtration.
  • Transfluid for marine industry
    Transfluid currently produce a range of drive line products that include various forms of fluid couplings, brakes, flexible couplings, splitter boxes/pump drives and hydraulically/ pneumatically actuated power take offs for use in electric motor and Diesel engine applications. In addition,Transfluid are renowned for their range of Rangermatic and Revermaticpowershift transmissions.
  • GEA Mashimpeks: complex solutions for shipbuilding
  • Marine Technics: There are no unsolvable problems for us
  • Shell Launches Breakthrough Engine Oil for Shipping Industry
    July 30, 2012 - Shell launched Shell Alexia S4, its most innovative marine engine oil in a generation. Unlike conventional cylinder oils, it can be used across a wide range of vessel and engine types, fuel specifications, loads and climates - from the Antarctic to the Amazon to the Suez Canal. This means vessels no longer need to carry multiple oils. Shell Alexia S4 also works effectively at any vessel speed, including slow and ultra slow - especially important to modern ships that have to vary speeds to reduce fuel consumption and meet strict timetables.


  • How much would you save in a year if you cut your fuel costs by 2%?
    For most ship owners and operators high fuel costs are a huge headache and a serious threat to their profitability. If you had a magic wand that could cut fuel costs for your ship or fleet by 2%, you would probably start waving it! Now, the magic wand is available, only in another form.
  • Smit Lamnalco launch signals growth agenda
    The official launch of Smit Lamnalco as a distinct entity has coincided with the global marine services group’s first commitment to new growth-driven investments, following the 2011 acquisition of Smit’s terminal and anchor handling tug supply activities by Lamnalco.
  • Hempel improves the range of antifouling coatings
  • Maprom Engineering – the best decisions for water-lubricated stern tube systems
    Maprom Engineering – the Dutch company supplying water-lubricated stern tube systems and other marine products – leads the way in stern tube systems, bearings, seals and other components for propeller shafts. Stern tube bearings seals and components can be ordered individually or may be designed and supplied by Maprom as a complete set.
  • The causal structure of accidents at sea


  • NOVATEK starts construction of Sabetta port
    OAO NOVATEK held an official ceremony to mark the start of construction at the Sabetta port and laid a commemorative capsule into its foundation. The Sabetta port will be located on the North-East of the Yamal Peninsula in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region.
  • Port News
  • Baltic ports go for LNG
    Representatives of seven Baltic ports gathered in Copenhagen and signed partner agreement related to the project: LNG in the Baltic Sea Ports. The project is co-financed by EU TEN-T Multi-Annual Programme. Following ports are partners in the project: Aarhus, Helsingborg, Helsinki, Malmö- Copenhagen, Tallinn, Turku, Stockholm and Riga. The project was initiated by the Baltic Ports Organization (BPO).
  • Dudinka seaport turns international
    Dudinka, August 9, 2012 – OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel announces that today a permanent checkpoint on the State Russian Border for cargo and passengers was officially inaugurated.

Ocean and shelf exploration

  • Sovcomflot and Shell develop their cooperation Agreement signed for long-term time-charter of two ice class LNG carriers
    At the XVI St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Russia’s Sovcomflot, the world’s largest operator of ice class vessels, signed an agreement to provide Shell will the use of two modern LNG carriers on the basis of a long-term time charter.
  • Technology for Discrete & Digital Communication of the Relay-controlled Protection Equipment with the Central Control System and the Power Consumers’ Connected Equipment
    This article describes a technology used for transformation of the protective equipment from discrete communication to a digital one with the expansion of functions being realized by protection and control systems for transferring of the processed data to the offshore facility Central Control System. It provides an assessment of impact of monitoring facilities used for control of the state of the electrical equipment and the electric power system upon the total situation when a ship is navigated.
  • Wilhelmsen Ships Service will provide safe passage through the Northern Sea Route

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