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Boxship Loses Nearly 2,000 Containers in Pacific Ocean Storm

Boxship Loses Nearly 2,000 Containers in Pacific Ocean Storm

3 hours ago
ONE Apus containership - Credit:Marco Wisniowski / MarineTrafficNearly 2,000 containers aboard a ship managed by NYK Shipmanagement of Japan were lost or damaged when it hit by stormy weather in the Pacific Ocean, the company said, adding that the vessel was heading to Japan for assessment.Such a large amount of container losses is rare in the international shipping industry, averaging less than 1,400 a year in the last 12 years.ONE Apus, owned by Chidori Ship Holdings, was traveling from Yantian in China to Long Beach, California, when it hit a violent storm about 1,600 nautical miles (2,960 kilometers) northwest of Hawaii, a statement issued on behalf of the companies said.
US Axes Environmental Reviews of LNG Marine Transport

US Axes Environmental Reviews of LNG Marine Transport

15 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday issued a rule to exclude environmental reviews for marine transport of liquefied natural gas (LNG), as the Trump administration unleashes last minute rules supporting the fossil fuel industry.The rule, which the Energy Department issued in a pre-publication notice in the Federal Register, frees LNG transport license applications from including environmental reviews that have been required under a bedrock environmental law, the National Environmental Policy Act.The requirement has only been on LNG shipments to countries with which the Washington does not have a free trade agreement, such as China.
Rolls-Royce Acquires Ship Control Systems Supplier Servowatch

Rolls-Royce Acquires Ship Control Systems Supplier Servowatch

14 minutes ago
Rolls-Royce has acquired Servowatch Systems, a UK-based international supplier of integrated marine automation solutions for navies, commercial vessels and large yachts.Representatives of Rolls-Royce's Power Systems business unit and the company’s previous owner, the Indian engineering, procurement and construction projects, manufacturing, defense and services group Larsen & Toubro, signed the contracts Wednesday. Commercial terms were not disclosed."Servowatch's modern and sophisticated range of automation and integrated bridge systems for government and commercial ships and large yachts is the ideal complement to continue to offer sophisticated total system solutions for marine
Divers Find Nazi Enigma Device while Searching for Fishing Nets in Baltic Sea

Divers Find Nazi Enigma Device while Searching for Fishing Nets in Baltic Sea

an hour ago
German divers searching the Baltic Sea for discarded fishing nets have stumbled upon a rare Enigma cipher machine used by the Nazi military during World War Two which they believe was thrown overboard from a scuttled submarine.Thinking they had discovered a typewriter entangled in a net on the seabed of Gelting Bay, underwater archaeologist Florian Huber quickly realized the historical significance of the find.“I’ve made many exciting and strange discoveries in the past 20 years. But I never dreamt that we would one day find one of the legendary Enigma machines,” said Huber.
Vietnam: FSO Golden Star Receives First Condensate

Vietnam: FSO Golden Star Receives First Condensate

2 hours ago
Malaysia Vietnam Offshore Terminal's FSO Golden Star has received the first condensate at the Sao Vang and Dai Nguyet (SVDN) Project offshore Vietnam.MVOT is a 51% MISC Berhad (MISC) owned joint venture with PetroVietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC). The condensate delivery milestone was achieved on November 16, 2020, MISC said Friday. FSO Golden Star with a storage capacity of about 700,000 barrels of condensate was converted and sailed away from Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering’s West Yard on September 10, 2020.The vessel is deployed for the SVDN Project in Blocks 05-1b and 05-1c, offshore Vietnam for Idemitsu Gas Production (Vietnam) Co. Ltd.