COMSAT Announces Maritime Cybersecurity Programs

COMSAT Announces Maritime Cybersecurity Programs

Following a June 16, 2017, decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that requires ship owners and managers to incorporate cyber risk management into safety management systems established by the ISM Code, …
Jul 12, 2017 /  Curious
Ardent Signs 5-year UK Emergency Towage Vessel Contract

Ardent Signs 5-year UK Emergency Towage Vessel Contract

The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has signed an agreement with Ardent for emergency towage off the north and north-western coasts of Scotland. The Marnavi-owned 139 Bollard Pull Tonne, Ievoli …
Dec 21, 2016 /  Vessels
Dubai Maritime City Authority and Det Norske Veritas to explore future of maritime industry in research, development and innovation

Dubai Maritime City Authority and Det Norske Veritas to explore future of maritime industry in research, development and innovation

In cooperation with Det Norske Veritas, one of the world's largest classification society of vessels, Dubai Maritime City Authority's (DMCA) 'Maritime Innovation' workshop recently concluded with high participation from …
Nov 28, 2016 /  Curious
Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention In The UK During October 2016

Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention In The UK During October 2016

The UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced yesterday that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during October 2016 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. During …
Nov 9, 2016 /  Vessels
Update: Heavy-lift vessel Hawk frees stranded Transocean drilling rig

Update: Heavy-lift vessel Hawk frees stranded Transocean drilling rig

The Transocean Winner semisubmersible has been safely loaded onto Offshore Heavy Transport’s semisubmersible heavy-lift vessel Hawk, according to the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The vessel has …
Oct 10, 2016 /  Accidents
Update: Salvors to assess grounded Transocean drilling rig

Update: Salvors to assess grounded Transocean drilling rig

Following last week’s grounding of the Transocean Winner rig off the Isle of Lewis, a salvage team is starting a full assessment of the damage to the rig. The rig ran aground last Monday while being towed …
Aug 16, 2016 /  Accidents
Second Indian Ship Detained By UK Coastguard After Failing Inspection

Second Indian Ship Detained By UK Coastguard After Failing Inspection

A second Indian ship was among foreign flagged vessels under detention in UK ports after failing a Port State Control (PSC) inspection in July, the UK's Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said yesterday. Malaviya …
Aug 3, 2016 /  Vessels
DP World Yarimca Opens For Business

DP World Yarimca Opens For Business

President Erdogan inaugurates Turkey’s newest portBin Sulayem: Turkey and UAE are bridges to the world at cross roads of trade DP World Yarimca has been officially opened for business by the President of the …
May 16, 2016 /  Curious
Five More Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention In The UK During November 2015

Five More Foreign Flagged Ships Under Detention In The UK During November 2015

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced on Wednesday (Dec 16) that seven foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during November 2015 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. During …
Dec 18, 2015 /  Curious
Braemar Engineering Predictive DP Software Tool Goes Through Trials

Braemar Engineering Predictive DP Software Tool Goes Through Trials

Braemar Engineering’s all new Second Failure Module dynamic positioning (DP) software has been integrated aboard a client’s vessel, as stated by the company. Braemar Engineering Manager DP and Offshore …
Sep 16, 2015 /  Vessels