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http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/recycling-towards-africa418472 Africa: Towards Safe, Clean Ship Recycling
Nine West and Central African countries have agreed to start working towards ratifying IMO’s ship recycling treaty, the Hong Kong Convention, following a workshop in Accra, Ghana (14-16 November). The event allowed for in-depth discussions and…
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:12:06 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/management-training418471 Training for Better Ballast Water Management
Work to implement International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention in developing countries is underway in Zagreb, Croatia this week, with two training activities under IMO’s GloBallast project. A seminar looking at risk assessment…
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:10:56 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/shipping-services-develop418470 India to Develop New Sea Routes and Shipping Services
The Government proposes to develop new sea routes and shipping services connecting with various countries. These services are reviewed and restructured as per the viability study, giving due regard to the availability of cargo for a given port-pair at desired freight levels…
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:09:43 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/waterfront-proposes418469 Mumbai Port Trust Proposes to Develop Land and Waterfront
Mumbai Port proposes to develop its land and water front. It has about 752 HA of land in Mumbai city and its nearby areas. Out of this about 200 HA are used for port operations. About 500 HA of land is proposed to be developed with a mix of port operations…
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:08:25 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/waterways-projects418468 India to Develop 37 Waterways Projects in 3 Years
A decision to undertake development of National Waterways (NWs) declared under The National Waterways Act, 2016 is based on Techno Economic Feasibility Study and Detailed Project Report, commissioned on each of them, by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI).
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:06:57 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/training-begins-group418467 Task Group Training Begins Off NSW Coast
One of the Royal Australian Navy’s largest maritime warfare exercises has begun in several locations off the New South Wales coast. Exercise OCEAN RAIDER involves 11 warships and submarines, aircraft and more than 1,500 personnel from Australia…
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:05:31 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/aground-cargo-coast418466 Cargo Ship Runs Aground off US East Coast
North Carolina’s Beaufort Inlet Channel has been temporarily closed Thursday after a 590-foot cargo ship ran aground between buoys 16 and 17 in the channel. Watchstanders at U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call via landline at 1:15 p.m.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 22:55:28 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/expanding-vietnam-runway418464 Vietnam Expanding South China Sea Runway
Vietnam is extending a runway on an island it claims in the South China Sea in apparent response to China’s building of military facilities on artificial islands in the region, a U.S. think tank reported on Thursday. Satellite images taken this…
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 22:23:57 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/werften-selects-engines418463 MV Werften Selects MAN Engines for New Cruise Ships
MAN Diesel & Turbo and MV Werften have concluded a contract to equip two Global Class cruise ships for Star Cruises. With a registered tonnage (RT) of 200,000 tons each, the ships will be some of the largest on the market and will each be equipped…
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 22:22:04 Z

http://dev2.marinelink.com/news/superstructure-completed418462 Superstructure Completed for First of NYC’s New Ferries
Officials from Hornblower and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) toured the Horizon Shipyard facility Wednesday morning and received an update on construction, which is on schedule, and inspected the first completed citywide ferry superstructure.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 22:02:59 Z