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Post-combustion fuel treatment cuts vessel costs, inefficiency and risk, advises Wilhelmsen Ships Service

Post-combustion fuel treatment cuts vessel costs, inefficiency and risk, advises Wilhelmsen Ships Service

Wilhelmsen Ships Service, the leading global provider of products and services to the shipping industry, is advising vessel operators to wage war on soot. According to WSS, soot accumulation in a ship’s exhaust gas boiler (EGB) is a serious issue, leading to reduced EGB efficiency, significant cleaning costs, corrosion, and …

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Forth Ports Harbour Master wins prestigious Scottish Engineering award Ashley Nicholson wins the Hammermen award for 2016

Forth Port’s Harbour Master wins prestigious Scottish Engineering award Ashley Nicholson wins the Hammermen award for 2016

Forth Ports is celebrating the success of Harbour Master Ashley Nicholson who won the prestigious Scottish Engineering / Incorporation of Hammermen of Glasgow Award 2016 for the role she played in managing the marine operations during the construction of the new Queensferry Crossing in the River Forth. Ashley was presented …

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Xeneta proposes revolution in container shipping, transforming market with ‘commodity’ status

Xeneta proposes revolution in container shipping, transforming market with ‘commodity’ status

With ultra-low container rates, multiple operators teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, and adversarial relationships developing between those shipping goods and the carriers, Xeneta believes the entire container industry must evolve. The Oslo-based benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerized ocean freight is proposing a radical solution it says would …

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RUD Chains offshore lifting applications, heavy duty lifting capabilities 0.6 to 200 tonne

RUD Chains offshore lifting applications, heavy duty lifting capabilities 0.6 to 200 tonne

RUD manufactures a range of lifting and lashing applications that guarantee ultimate safety when lifting and moving heavy loads. Offering over 500 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points for bolting and welding. Their products have been increasing popular across the offshore industry, due to their heavy lift capabilities of 0.6 …

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EMR commits to Tilbury Dock Facility

EMR commits to Tilbury Dock Facility

EMR, one of the world’s largest metal recycling companies has made a significant commitment to remaining in its existing Tilbury Dock facility. Not only has it just signed a new 25 year lease with the Port of Tilbury, it will be upgrading its facilities and investing around £3m in improved …

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