USCG medevacs cargo vessel crewmember 10 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the cargo vessel BBC Campana approximately 10 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the captain of the cargo vessel BBC Campana for the medevac of a 34-year-old male crewmember who was reportedly found unresponsive …

First Methanol-Fueled Ship for NYK

Tokyo, Japan – Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Group) is proud to announce the delivery of Takaroa Sun, a methanol carrier equipped with two-stroke dual-fuel engine technology that enables the vessel to be powered by methanol. Built in South Korea at Hyundai MIPO Dockyard, the new ship was funded through NYK’s green financing initiative …

K-Line to jointly work on research and analysis on maritime logistics and shipping market conditions using AI

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha., Ltd. (“K” Line) has reached an agreement with Hiroshima University, the National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology (“MPAT”) and Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) to jointly work on research and analysis on maritime logistics and shipping market conditions using AI. In recent years, it has become possible …

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was robbed while at the Lubuk Gaung SDS Terminal, Indonesia

The Panama-flagged Chemical Tanker, Bright Dawn was boarded during the early mornings hours of September the 28th while berthed at SDS Terminal ST 01, located at Lubuk Gaung Indonesia. At approximately 02:55 in the morning, four individuals boarded the ship by breaking the seal of the steering flat. They proceeded …

Realizing Japan’s 1st Large Cargo Ship with ‘Sail’

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Junichiro Ikeda) today announced that MOL and Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (President: Eichi Hiraga; Headquarters: Saikai-shi, Nagasaki Prefecture) have jointly obtained „Approval In Principle (AIP)“ from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK; Chairman: Koichi Fujiwara; Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) for the design of a hard …

Maritime IoT platform Fleet Data secures decisive approval from Bureau Veritas

Fleet Data from Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from leading classification society Bureau Veritas. This is a major milestone for the maritime industry’s leading secure sensor data and Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Conditions of approval by Bureau Veritas verify …

ClassNK releases “Booklet for ship crew members Precautions concerning change-over to 0.50% sulphur compliant fuel oils”

Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its “Booklet for ship crew members: Precautions concerning change-over to 0.50% sulphur compliant fuel oils” to address the IMO regulation on the new sulphur limit for fuel oil used on board ships beginning 1 January 2020. The precautions outline potential risks for ship crew …