Tests by Survitec have confirmed that traditional water mist fire suppression mechanisms do not perform as expected on methanol pool fires

Methanol safety: Overlooked in today’s fuels race

2024-05-22T07:31:00+01:00

As the race to find the ideal future fuel heats up, so does the need to make sure fire safety systems are suitable for the new chemistries.

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Plastic: The poison in our oceans

2024-05-21T14:50:00+01:00

It’s been a while coming, but there are signs that new regulations may be coming down the line to stop plastic pollution from shipping.

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Ports of Genoa starts €1 billion subsea tunnel

2024-05-21T10:10:00+01:00

A tunnel being built at the Ports of Genoa will link the east and west sides of the city by being dug underneath the port basin.

Tests by Survitec have confirmed that traditional water mist fire suppression mechanisms do not perform as expected on methanol pool fires

Methanol safety: Overlooked in today’s fuels race

2024-05-22T07:31:00+01:00

As the race to find the ideal future fuel heats up, so does the need to make sure fire safety systems are suitable for the new chemistries.

An aerial drone transferred a messenger line 400m during the trial (Kotug)

Kotug tests drone towline connection

2024-05-21T12:40:00+01:00

The success of a recent test using a drone could revolutionise how the connection of the towline between tug and ship is made.

Tests by Survitec have confirmed that traditional water mist fire suppression mechanisms do not perform as expected on methanol pool fires

Methanol safety: Overlooked in today’s fuels race

2024-05-22T07:31:00+01:00

As the race to find the ideal future fuel heats up, so does the need to make sure fire safety systems are suitable for the new chemistries.

The Harken safety rails were professionally custom bent to match the profile of the boat

Lifeline system enhances pilot boat crew safety

2024-05-21T13:39:00+01:00

Harken Safety Rails allow crew to move around the vessel on a rail system, safe in the knowledge that they cannot fall overboard.

The new Mercy Ships International hospital ship will be built along the lines of the existing 'Global Mercy'

Mercy Ships signs deal for new hospital ship

2024-05-21T12:08:00+01:00

A new ship for the global hospital ship charity Mercy Ships will bring the number of vessels to three.

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Fire safety for commercial marine mattresses

2024-05-21T11:30:00+01:00

As legislation gets stricter on pretty much everything, the materials used in cabins on commercial vessels are no exception.

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Workboat Code 3 - questions and answers

2024-05-20T14:56:00+01:00By Seawork Press FP

Join the Workboat Association together with MECAL, SCMS, YDSA and the MCA Survey Branch to openly discuss Workboat Code 3: Implementation and Surveying. 

Damen Shipyards teams up with BigLift to bring 11 tugs from East Asia to Europe on one vessel (2)

How many tugs on a HLV?

2024-05-20T14:56:00+01:00By Seawork Press FP

A happy day for ‘Happy Star’ with the single vessel completing a major logistical feat by transporting eleven Damen tugs from the shipbuilder’s yards in Vietnam and China to Europe.

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