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  • MacAndrews und OPDR fusionieren
    am 15. Dezember 2017 um 06:19

    Die französische Containerreederei CMA CGM hat die Fusion ihrer Tochterreedereien MacAndrews und OPDR bekanntgegeben. Das neue Unternehmen mit dem Namen MacAndrews wird seinen Hauptsitz in Hamburg... […]

  • Landstromanschluss für Cuxhaven
    am 14. Dezember 2017 um 06:23

    Die neue Offshore-Hafenanlage in Cuxhaven erhält einen Landstromanschluss. […]

  • Rettungsboote für die Deutsche Marine
    am 14. Dezember 2017 um 06:22

    Die Deutsche Marine hat von der Fassmer Werft in Berne drei Rettungsboote übernommen, die die veralteten Pinassen auf den Einsatzgruppenversorgern (EGV) „Berlin“, „Bonn“ und „Frankfurt am Main“... […]

  • Hamburg Süd-Übernahme abgeschlossen
    am 13. Dezember 2017 um 06:29

    Die Übernahme der Reederei Hamburg Süd durch die dänische Maersk Line ist Anfang Dezember abgeschlossen worden. […]

  • Type Approval für Dual Fuel-Motor
    am 12. Dezember 2017 um 06:20

    Der MAN L23/30DF-Motor von MAN Diesel & Turbo hat im November bei der CSSC Marine Power (CMP) in Zhenjiang vor den wichtigsten Klassifikationsgesellschaften die Typprüfung (Type Approval Test – TAT)... […]

  • Vollelektrische Autofähre in Dienst gestellt
    am 11. Dezember 2017 um 06:17

    Die weltweit erste vollelektrische Autofähre für Binnengewässer ist von den Stralsunder Spezialunternehmen Formstaal und Ostseestaal an die Gemeinde Oberbillig in Rheinland-Pfalz abgeliefert worden. […]

  • Bernd Krüper ist neuer CEO bei Hatz
    am 8. Dezember 2017 um 07:09

    Am 15. November hat Bernd Krüper als Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung der Motorenfabrik Hatz die Nachfolge des bisherigen CEO Michael Schweigert übernommen. […]

  • MSC Cruises setzt Flottenerweiterung fort
    am 7. Dezember 2017 um 06:48

    Die Schweizer Reederei MSC Cruises baut ihre Kreuzfahrtflotte weiter aus. […]

  • Langjährige Mitarbeiter geehrt
    am 6. Dezember 2017 um 07:03

    65 Jubilare sind von der Meyer Werft in Papenburg für ihre langjährige Betriebszugehörigkeit ausgezeichnet worden. […]

  • STG-Hauptversammlung 2018: Call for Papers
    am 5. Dezember 2017 um 06:57

    Vom 21. - 23. November 2018 findet in Hamburg die 113. jährliche Hauptversammlung der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft (STG) statt und bietet mit ihren Vorträgen und den damit verbundenen... […]

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  • U.S. Providing $18.5 Million for Offshore Wind Research and Development
    von gCaptain am 14. Dezember 2017 um 22:11

    The U.S. Department of Energy has announced $18.5 million in new funding for an offshore wind research and development (R&D) consortium that will conduct U.S.-specific research aimed at reducing the cost of offshore wind in U.S. waters. The consortium will be setup as a cooperative private-public innovation hub addressing topics such as wind plant technology […] The post U.S. Providing $18.5 Million for Offshore Wind Research and Development appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • Photos: USS John S. McCain Arrives Pier Side in Yokosuka, Japan
    von gCaptain am 14. Dezember 2017 um 19:54

    After more than two months aboard the heavy lift vessel MV Treasure, the USS John S. McCain arrived a U.S. Navy base in Yokosuka where it will undergo repairs following its collision with a tanker in August. John S. McCain arrived in Tokyo Bay aboard heavy-lift transport vessel December 5, where it anchored as crews prepared […] The post Photos: USS John S. McCain Arrives Pier Side in Yokosuka, Japan appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • Bitcoin Points Way to `Massive Change’ for Commodity Trading
    von Bloomberg am 14. Dezember 2017 um 17:58

    By Luzi Ann Javier (Bloomberg) — Blockchain is upending the world’s financial markets with the rise of bitcoin, and now the digital-ledger system is poised to do the same next year for raw materials like food and energy. Companies including BP Plc, ABN Amro Group NV and Mercuria Energy Group Ltd. said last month they will adapt […] The post Bitcoin Points Way to `Massive Change’ for Commodity Trading appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • Dredger ‘Samuel de Champlain’ to Become First in Europe to Be Converted to Duel-Fuel LNG
    von gCaptain am 14. Dezember 2017 um 17:45

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has been awarded a contract for the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel combining clean-burning liquefied natural gas (LNG) and marine gas oil (MPG). This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. It is part of an EU-supported initiative to promote LNG propulsion in short-sea […] The post Dredger ‘Samuel de Champlain’ to Become First in Europe to Be Converted to Duel-Fuel LNG appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • Goldman Says Big Oil Is Poised for Its Best Year in Decades
    von Bloomberg am 14. Dezember 2017 um 17:10

    By Kelly Gilblom and Nejra Cehic (Bloomberg) — Big Oil’s slump is over and industry domination beckons, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. In 2018, companies from Royal Dutch Shell Plc to Exxon Mobil Corp. will find themselves with a surplus of cash to fund dividends, ruling the world of deep water mega-projects and even […] The post Goldman Says Big Oil Is Poised for Its Best Year in Decades appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • With Focus on North Korea, China Continues its South China Sea Buildup
    von Reuters am 14. Dezember 2017 um 16:21

    By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (Reuters) – While attention in Asia has been distracted by the North Korean nuclear crisis in the past year, China has continued to install high-frequency radar and other facilities that can be used for military purposes on its man-made islands in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank […] The post With Focus on North Korea, China Continues its South China Sea Buildup appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • Russia Wins in Arctic After U.S. Fails to Kill Giant Gas Project
    von Bloomberg am 14. Dezember 2017 um 15:56

    By Jack Farchy and Elena Mazneva (Bloomberg) — Building the $27 billion Yamal liquefied natural gas project meant shipping more than 5 million tons of materials to construct a forest of concrete and steel 600 kilometers north of the Arctic circle, where temperatures can drop to -50 degrees celsius and the sun disappears for two months straight. […] The post Russia Wins in Arctic After U.S. Fails to Kill Giant Gas Project appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • Lockheed’s Littoral Combat Ships Running 11 Months Late, U.S. Navy Says
    von Bloomberg am 13. Dezember 2017 um 19:57

    By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — Lockheed Martin Corp. will deliver its eight remaining Littoral Combat Ships an average of 11 months late, more than twice the five-month delay for rival shipbuilder Austal Ltd., the U.S. Navy estimates. The contractors build different versions of the ship that’s been criticized for rising costs, equipment breakdowns and potential vulnerability in […] The post Lockheed’s Littoral Combat Ships Running 11 Months Late, U.S. Navy Says appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • Body of Kidnapped ‘Royal 16’ Captain Found in the Philippines
    von gCaptain am 13. Dezember 2017 um 18:09

    Authorities in the Philippines have recovered the remains of a Vietnamese ship captain who was kidnapped from a bulk carrier by the Abu Sayyaf militants over a year ago. The captain, identified as Pham Minh Tuan, was among six people kidnapped from the MV Royal 16 as it sailed in Philippine waters off Basilan island […] The post Body of Kidnapped ‘Royal 16’ Captain Found in the Philippines appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • WATCH: Pirates Chase Containership in Gulf of Guinea
    von gCaptain am 13. Dezember 2017 um 18:05

    A new video has surfaced online showing an apparent pirate attack on a containership in the Gulf of Guinea. The video, obtained by the British security firm ASKET, shows eight men aboard a skiff chasing a containership as the crew of the ship watches over the rails. As the camera zooms in, you can clearly […] The post WATCH: Pirates Chase Containership in Gulf of Guinea appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • Scientists Link 2016 Extreme Weather Events to Human-Caused Climate Change
    von Bloomberg am 13. Dezember 2017 um 17:19

    By Jim Efstathiou Jr. (Bloomberg) — Some of last year’s crazy weather — including extreme heat around the world to unusually warm waters in the Bering Sea — can be blamed on man-made climate change, according to a report from a group of weather researchers. Scientists are a careful lot, and while there’s been plenty […] The post Scientists Link 2016 Extreme Weather Events to Human-Caused Climate Change appeared first on gCaptain. […]

  • In Puerto Rico, Cruises Spark First Signs of a Tourism Recovery
    von Bloomberg am 13. Dezember 2017 um 16:37

    By Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) — Almost three months after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico as a nearly Category 5 storm, a third of the island is still without power. Roughly two-thirds of its 45,000 small businesses suffered closures, with as many as 10,000 planning never to reopen their doors. Just 129 miles away, the British Virgin Islands […] The post In Puerto Rico, Cruises Spark First Signs of a Tourism Recovery appeared first on gCaptain. […]

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