Houston Ship Channel in “desperate” need of dredging
Chairman Longoria presented satellite images of the mouth of the Houston Ship Channel taken days before and after the devastating rains from Hurricane Harvey inundated the Gulf Coast.
MV Werften orders Pemamek automated production systems
Permamek will supply both yards with large-scale automated production lines. The deal follows a contract for a PEMA laser-hybrid welding line, signed in 2016.
Inmarsat offers new Fleet One Pacific Northwest fisheries plan
The new single SIM subscription plan represents the latest Inmarsat initiative to enhance vessel performance for Pacific Northwest fishers, while also ensuring the safety of those at sea.
BIMCO publishes BWM Convention guide for seafarers
The manual covers all aspects of the convention, including regulatory implementation, inspections by port state control and charterers and the latest guidance issued by the IMO.
Damen dredging solution keeps Brazil terminal accessible
The solution was developed after a joint onsite evaluation of the terminal by Veracel and Damen and consists of a combination of a Damen type DOP 250 submersible dredge pump, and a type BS 250 booster station.