Pirates hijack small tanker off Somalia
The vessel was carrying fuel oil from Djibouti to Somalian capital Mogadishu when it was approached by two skiffs.
INTTRA acquires empty-box management leader
INTTRA has acquired Avantida, a European market leader in empty container management for ocean carriers.
Brazilian yards build Robert Allan Ltd. design river fleet
A fleet of pusher tugs and barges is under construction in Brazilian shipyards for international agribusiness giant Louis Dreyfus Company.
Maersk Tankers to trial Norsepower Rotor Sails
The rotor sails are expected to reduce average fuel consumption on typical global shipping routes by 7-10%.
Becker Marine grows presence in U.S.
It has secured major orders in the U.S., including the delivery of rudders for a new generation of U.S. Navy tankers being built at NASSCO.
Valmet to supply automation for Rauma RoPax
The order was placed by Telesilta which will integrate Valmet’s automation system into the other systems on the vessel.
VIDEO: ABB upgrades Remote Diagnostics capabilites
The upgraded software functionalities will give more power and transparency to shipowners’ shoreside operations ship owners while ABB has stepped up its proactive monitoring of the data and predictive analytics.