DFDS to acquire Turkey’s largest RO/RO freight operator; No new offshore oil and gas exploration permits issued for New Zealand

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SUNY Maritime will fit training ship with digital compliance solution
April 12, 2018 — State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College will install Ocean Guardian, a digital environmental compliance tool, aboard the Training Ship Empire State for Summer Sea Term 2018 to provide cadets with hands-on environmental compliance training with the latest technology.

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DFDS to acquire Turkey’s largest RO/RO freight operator
U.N. Ro-Ro is Turkey’s largest operator of RO/RO freight ships, operating five major routes between Turkey and the EU, connecting the Turkish ports of Pendik, Ambarli and Mersin with Trieste and Bari in Italy, Toulon in France and Patras in Greece.dots.JPG
New Zealand to issue no new offshore oil and gas exploration permits

New Zealand’s Coalition Government today said it is “taking an important step to address climate change and create a clean, green and sustainable future.dots.JPG
Ready for Port State Control inspection? BV has an app for that

Classification society Bureau Veritas has developed an application to assist ship managers and their crews in planning and ensuring readiness for port state control inspections.dots.JPG
ReCAAP ISC: Fewer attacks on ships in Asian waters

The first quarter of this year has seen fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asian waters than in the equivalent period last year.dots.JPG
India’s Goa Shipyard to manufacture MTU Series 8000 engines

The agreement includes transfer of MTU technology related to local sourcing of engine components, engine assembly, testing, painting and major overhauls.