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Asian Shipowners Concerned About Global Sulphur Cap for Marine Fuel Oil

The 29th Interim Meeting of ASA SERC was held in Fukuoka, Japan 10 March 2017. The meeting was attended by 21 delegates from ASA member associations of ASEAN, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. ASA SERC members were firmly committed to ensure full compliance with all applicable competition laws throughout the entire programme …read more

Eight Injured in Fire on Philippine Ferry

[Brief] A ro/ro ferry bound from Calapan to Batangas, Luzon caught fire late last Thursday night, injuring eight and forcing the evacuation of the ship.  The crew of the ro/ro Reina Hosanna discovered the fire at about 2330 hours when they were off of Matoco Point, near the entrance to Batangas’ harbor. The bridge team put out …read more

We Are “Committed” Insists Red Funnel Boss Over News Ferry Firm Is For Sale

Red Funnel insists it is committed to providing a safe a reliable service, despite the news that the ferry firm is up for sale. Red Funnel links East Cowes to Southampton via a car ferry service, and Cowes to Southampton via its high speed pedestrian Red Jets. Red Funnel CEO Kevin George said: “infracapital has …read more

MoorMaster™ berth unveiled at Port of Helsinki

The Port of Helsinki recently held an official opening ceremony for its new West Terminal 2 passenger ferry terminal, where our innovative MoorMaster™ automated mooring system moors large ferries safely, quietly, cleanly and efficiently. “The new auto-mooring system will significantly speed up the mooring and unmooring of ships. For local residents, the system also has the benefit of …read more

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