Pirates hijack small tanker off Somalia; Brazilian yards build Robert Allan Ltd. design river fleet

Wartsila and Songa sign five year agreement
Wartsila and Songa sign five year agreement
March 14, 2017 — The agreement covers four Cat-D type semi-submersible drilling rigs operating in the North Sea and will ensure optimal performance and maximum availability of the Wärtsilä engines and thrusters on board the drilling rigs.

 

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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.