Kerry Logistics Network Limited has commenced construction of Phase Four of the expansion at Kerry Siam Seaport (KSSP) in Laem Chabang, Thailand, as it continues to develop the facility into a key cargo gateway for the increasing trade in ASEAN and to cope with the growing business demand in countries within the Greater Mekong Region (GMR) including Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.
Optimarin has won a contract to install its Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) on Østensjø Rederi’s Edda Fides, the world’s only purpose built monohull accommodation vessel. The Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist secured the business following on from the success of a previous installation on the firm’s Edda Fortis in 2015.
A high-skill vessel repair package has been completed for Runcorn-based international fuel bunkering firm Whitaker Tankers by Merseyside marine hydraulics specialist V&A. The Birkenhead-based family-run firm has delivered a series of complex hydraulic upgrades to the short haul fuel tanker, Keewhit. V&A Hydraulics managing director Vic Seddon explained that the
The growth outlook for the global shipbuilding industry has deteriorated marginally, according to the latest Castrol Marine Trade Barometer. Though down slightly since the last report, annualised five-year growth rates for the sector are still forecast to reach a healthy three to five per cent, before picking up substantially after
The London Boat Show bore witness to the signing of an agreement of co-operation between The Global Marina Institute (GMI) and PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure. The organisations plan to collaborate in a number of areas with the aim of enhancing the training of marina managers, designers