Dream cruises - Genting Dream

Dream Cruises first ever cruise ship has floated out from Meyer Werft shipyard.

Favorable weather conditions allowed Meyer Werft to float out Genting Dream on Friday, a day earlier than planned. The 151,300gt newbuild, first for Asia’s Dream Cruises, the new Genting Hong Kong premium brand, emerged from the Papenburg yard’s covered building dock II. The shipyard said in a statement that over the last few weeks it…

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Nigeria Navy beats off pirates

August 19 – Carisbrooke Shipping’s Vectis Osprey, which is under the commercial management of the Zeaborn Group, has been rescued by the Nigeria Navy from attempted piracy, having been offshore of Bonny Island, Nigeria. According to the Nigerian Navy, the rescue operation was successful due to the timely alert by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) to the Naval…

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USCG – Ballast Water Management System Type Approval process

The US Coast Guard issued a bulletin providing insight into its work with the Marine Environmental Resource Center (MERC) in Baltimore to test ballast water management systems (BWMSs) for potential USCG type approval. As independent labs continue across the U.S. continue to test ballast water management systems for U.S. type-approval, the U.S. Coast Guard remains…

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Marlow Navigation to cooperate with University in Germany.

Marlow Navigation has formed a cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Hochschule Emden/Leer, Faculty of Maritime Studies to support students with their practical education. From left to right: Mrs Cornelia Beelmann, Prof. Dr. Carsten Wilken, Mr Jan Meyering, Prof. Dr. Marcus Bentin. Marlow Navigation Joint Managing Director Jan Meyering, emphasised the great value of this agreement…