The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 5-year long-term service agreement with Nanjing Changjiang Waterway Engineering, a leading Chinese dredging company. The agreement, signed in December 2020, covers the ‘Chang Jing 9’, a 13,800 cubic metre trailing suction dredger and the latest addition to the company’s fleet.
The International Chamber of Shipping is calling for governments to put seafarers and frontline maritime shore workers at the head of the vaccine queue and to designate seafarers as key workers, to avoid a repeat of the challenges seafarers faced in 2020.
Beacon Offshore Energy has made an oil discovery at the Winterfell offshore well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Kosmos Energy, a partner in the project has informed.
In today’s world, visibility facilitates real-time awareness and acute foresight. In addition to empowering terminals with the ability to respond swiftly to any situations, whether to fix the problem or to seize an opportunity, visibility can also be used to predict outcomes and avert downtime or potential pain points, thus boosting daily operations.
KVH Industries, Inc. announced Tuesday that GreenSteam, developers of vessel performance optimization solutions for a sustainable shipping industry, has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program and will offer the KVH Watch service as part of its enhanced performance platform for improved data mobility. KVH Watch’s dedicated connectivity will support GreenSteam’s core services, facilitating the movement of data from vessels to shore-based analysts more frequently and reliably in real-time.
International legal and professional services firm Ince has announced the hire of Konstantinos (Dinos) Mexias as Partner in Piraeus, to strengthen its already world leading shipping team.