Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) are launching a new line of cargo hold cleaning equipment at INMEX India

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) are launching a new line of cargo hold cleaning equipment at INMEX India

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) are launching a new line of cargo hold cleaning equipment at INMEX India, South Asia’s largest maritime exhibition. Enabling crews to get the right cleaning results, irrespective of …
Sep 28, 2017 /  Curious
Unique chemistry of SIGMASHIELD MTC system from PPG delivers high performance for dry bulk cargo holds

Unique chemistry of SIGMASHIELD MTC system from PPG delivers high performance for dry bulk cargo holds

PPG’s (NYSE: PPG) protective and marine coatings business has unveiled a new protective system for dry bulk carrier cargo holds at Posidonia 2016, June 6-10 in Athens. The PPG SIGMASHIELD™ MTC system is built …
Jun 8, 2016 /  Curious
Bulk Carrier Star Maria caught fire at the port of Venice

Bulk Carrier Star Maria caught fire at the port of Venice

On Jan 19, around 7 p.m. local time a fire broke out in the cargo holds 4 and 5 of the bulk carrier Star Maria which was docked in Maghera at the Venice Commercial Terminals while the ship was unloading a cargo …
Jan 20, 2016 /  Accidents
Explosion in cargo hold of bulker Akaki in Paranagua, Brazil

Explosion in cargo hold of bulker Akaki in Paranagua, Brazil

On Monday (Dec 28)at 1.30 p.m. LT an explosion occurred in cargo hold no.3 of the bulk carrier Akaki in Paranagua, Brazil. Image: paranaguaurgente The vessel had been loaded with 65000 tons maize at berth 214 of …
Dec 30, 2015 /  Accidents