A decommissioned aircraft carrier is once again under the ownership of the Brazilian Navy after the Turkish company that had earlier purchased the vessel for recycling relinquished its possession. Ex-NAe São Paulo was originally slated to be scrapped in Aliaga following its arrival under tow in early September 2022. The ..
United Safety, a manufacturer of safety and survivability technology solutions, has confirmed its acquisition of marine seating manufacturer Allsalt Maritime. Ray Cao, Allsalt CEO, said the acquisition by United Safety will allow Allsalt’s products to be fitted to a wider range of boat styles and console ..
Hurtigruten receives funding for low-emission vessels Photo: Hurtigruten Norwegian cruise and ferry company Hurtigruten has been awarded over NOK67 million (US$6.63 million) in funding by the Norwegian Research Council to develop low-emission vessels that will serve coastal routes. Hurtigruten’s goal is to develop a ..
Kevin Noonan, Marine Manager of Gallagher Insurance Brokers, died last Friday, December 30, aged 88. Mr Noonan was a Marine Underwriter in Australia for most of his working life. Known among close friends as a man of incredible foresight, he was responsible for the insurance of many high-speed vehicle and passenger ferries ..
WORK BOAT WORLD: Shearwater GeoServices has confirmed the appointment of Kristin Færøvik to the company’s board of directors. Færøvik was the Managing Director of Lundin Energy Norway. She is currently the chair of the board at Moreld, as well as a board member at Sval Energi and Bunker Holding. Previously, she ..
Fire and explosion incidents cause the most expensive insurance claims in the marine industry, while at a time of rising exposures and inflation, cargo damage is the most frequent cause of loss, according to Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS). The marine and cargo insurer analysed more than 240,000 marine ..
Of all the places to drop a bombshell about Australia’s quest for new submarines, could Defence Minister Richard Marles have picked a worse one than Paris? The question ..
Hundreds of people have been evacuated from a cruise ship after a fire ignited on board while it was at berth in Sydney, Australia, on Friday, February 3. Fire and Rescue ..