MEYER WERFT starts construction on Arvia for P&O Cruises

With the steel cutting, MEYER WERFT has begun construction of the new cruise ship Arvia for the British cruise line P&O Cruises. The cruise line announced the name a few days ago. The sister ship of the Iona is optimally tailored to the preferences of British passengers. Representatives of the cruise line accompanied this milestone Read more about MEYER WERFT starts construction on Arvia for P&O Cruises[…]

Covid-19: Seafarers to be amongst the first groups for vaccination

For many seafarers, the situation has become unbearable. Due to Covid-19 tens of thousands of crew members have been stuck aboard their ships, many for more than a year now. Although crew changes have been made possible in some countries, the implementation remains very complicated. Even access to general medical assistance in some ports is Read more about Covid-19: Seafarers to be amongst the first groups for vaccination[…]

Even more reliability with gearbox bearings for rail sector

Building on a long history of success in the rail industry, NSK has developed a new series of gearbox bearings that increases even further the reliability levels achieved by previous-generation products. The bearings, which can be used to support large and small gears in rolling stock gearboxes, are ideal for both high-speed and low-speed applications. Read more about Even more reliability with gearbox bearings for rail sector[…]

Three tips to improve your material flow

Manufacturing facilities are under increased pressure to continuously cut waste and perform within a highly competitive market. The global manufacturing environment is fiercely competitive, with many players competing to win the vote of consumers and businesses. Because of this, there has been a concentrated focus on improving material flow and overall manufacturing protocols. These improvements Read more about Three tips to improve your material flow[…]

Hoppe Marine offers two new ship-to-shore data services

. Hoppe Marine offers with the Hoppe DATA BUTLER and the Hoppe DATA INSPECTOR two new ship-to-cloud data service solutions to support the maritime community in their efforts to increase efficiency and reduce emissions. With more than seventy years of experience in the field of power, tank content and draught measurement systems, Hoppe Marine has Read more about Hoppe Marine offers two new ship-to-shore data services[…]

Mercy Ships Leverages SES Networks‘ Signature Maritime Solution to Bring Life-Saving Healthcare to World’s Deprived Regions

Mercy Ships, the leading humanitarian mission delivering vital healthcare and medical training in some of the world’s most economically deprived regions, has announced it will be using life-saving connectivity solutions provided by SES Networks to provide better healthcare services, the two companies announced today. The Global Mercy, the newest and the world’s largest civilian hospital Read more about Mercy Ships Leverages SES Networks‘ Signature Maritime Solution to Bring Life-Saving Healthcare to World’s Deprived Regions[…]

Stromag-Bremsen für große Schiffslifte

Das Meer verlangt Mensch und Material einiges ab. Darum besteht immer Nachfrage nach Neubauten und Instandsetzung vorhandener Schiffe. Die größte Herausforderung ist dabei seit jeher, die Schiffe ins und aus dem Wasser zu bekommen, weshalb heute auf jeder modernen Werft Schiffslifte zu finden sind. Angesichts der enormen Lasten, die diese Anlagen bewegen, müssen Schlüsselbaugruppen wie Read more about Stromag-Bremsen für große Schiffslifte[…]

Ems Maritime Offshore to participate in traffic control measures during construction of Fehmarnbelt tunnel

The offshore specialists Ems Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) have participated in the tender by the Danish Femern A/S project enterprise regarding the provision of nautical specialists involved in traffic control measures for the Fehmarnbelt tunnel project, and have been awarded the contract for this five-year project.  In connection with the offshore construction of the Fehmarnbelt Read more about Ems Maritime Offshore to participate in traffic control measures during construction of Fehmarnbelt tunnel[…]

RUD helps design Gate to the World in Amsterdam

The entrance to the Port of Amsterdam from the North Sea is being made fit for the future with the mega-project "OpenIJ". The world’s largest sea lock is being created at the end of the North Sea Canal in IJmuiden so that it is also possible for the latest giants among sea vessels to pass. Read more about RUD helps design Gate to the World in Amsterdam[…]

CSSF calls on authorities to enable crew changes and guarantee medical support

“In order to comply with international safety and employment regulations, and also for humanitarian reasons – crew changes must take place now. They cannot be postponed indefinitely”, says Aslak Ross, First Chairman of the Container Ship Safety Forum e.V. (CSSF) and Head of Marine Standards at A.P. Moller – Maersk. The business network urgently appeals Read more about CSSF calls on authorities to enable crew changes and guarantee medical support[…]