Maritime Journal - News

First full-scale propeller blade demonstrator (Fri, 22 Jun 2018)
Naval Group and Centrale Nantes have printed the first full-scale propeller blade demonstrator for military applications using additive manufacturing.
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Delivery and order round-up (Fri, 22 Jun 2018)
Recent weeks have seen a steady stream of news on the delivery and order front with strong European domination but also including global involvement within the tug building industry.
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Rolls-Royce engines for new Brazilian tugs (Fri, 22 Jun 2018)
Rolls-Royce has won an order to supply engines for a series of tugs being built in Brazil, continuing a long-established relationship with the Itajai-based shipyard.
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Bahrain LNG terminal contract success for Smit Lamnalco (Fri, 22 Jun 2018)
In another example of bespoke contracts for specific operations, Smit Lamnalco has won a long-term deal covering provision of marine services to the Bahrain LNG Terminal.
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IMO Press Briefings

Poland's World Maritime Day Parallel Event (Mon, 18 Jun 2018)
How to create better shipping for a better future was a theme running throughout the 2018 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event in Szczecin, Poland.
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IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships (Fri, 25 May 2018)
Scoping exercise begins, to look into how safe, secure and environmentally sound Maritime Autonomous Surface Ship operations may be addressed in IMO instruments.
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Compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes a step closer (Mon, 23 Apr 2018)
Ratifications from Canada and Turkey bring key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship closer to entry into force.
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UN body adopts climate change strategy for shipping (Fri, 13 Apr 2018)
IMO adopts an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, with a vision which aims to phase them out, as soon as possible in this century.
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