Author: cbrowne

Brazil-based Sea Star Ship Suppliers – the local and global ship supply company

Founded in the Port of Santos, Brazil 1999, Sea Star Ship Suppliers Ltd specialises in a comprehensive range of products and ship services for ship owners and ports both locally and globally. Apart from specialising in naval supplies, Sea Star serves the cargo and cruise ship sectors with products, supplies and marine equipment. The strategically-located company has extensive storage facilities… Read more →

MacGregor wins hatch cover and crane contracts for five Chinese bulk carriers

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order from Yangzijiang shipyard in China to equip five 62,000dwt open hatch bulk carriers (OHBC) with hatch covers and cranes. Equipment deliveries will start in 2018 and continue until 2019. The order was booked into Cargotec’s third quarter 2017 order intake. “We want to help our customers succeed,” said Leif Byström, Senior Vice… Read more →

Paul Hickinbotham appointed Product Manager EMEA Marine at Dometic

Marine and domestic product manufacturer Dometic has announced the appointment of 18-year-long company veteran Paul Hickinbotham as its Product Manager EMEA Marine. The new role has been created to drive product innovation and customer responsiveness by channelling the latest consumer feedback and market intelligence for different regions in the OEM and after-market sectors through to Dometic’s product development and sales… Read more →

Shell supplies marine technology solutions to world’s largest container ship

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), one of the world’s largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies, has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine solutions which include lubricants and services for OOCL Hong Kong (pictured). OOCL Hong Kong is the latest vessel to claim the ‘world’s largest container ship’ with a capacity of 21,413 TEU,  400m-long and 59m… Read more →

MacGregor wins equipment order for specialist research vessel

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract to supply oceanographic winches and Triplex deck handling systems to a ground-breaking new research vessel being built by the Fassmer shipyard in Berne, Germany. The order was booked into Cargotec’s second quarter 2017 order intake. MacGregor equipment deliveries are planned for completion by the end of the first quarter of 2019. The… Read more →