During January this year, Denmark’s FAYARD, Munkebo, has been carrying out repairs and refurbishment of DFDS’ 35,498 gt ro/pax ferry Crown Seaways. She is used by DFDS on the Copenhagen – Oslo route. She arrived in FAYARD on during early January and stayed until January 23rd, when she sailed towards the island of Funen to take a well-deserved break from everyday life at FAYARD.
Back in November a fully loaded bulk carrier contacted Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) with a shaft seal issue. Initial reports from the vessel were that they were losing all stern tube oil into the vessel, they were experiencing heavy water ingress through the FWD seal system into the engine room, and the internal seal system clamp ring shifted approximately 70 mm in-board. By this report, it was immediately known this was not a typical shaft seal repair.
The history of shipping in Cyprus traces back hundreds of years. Its geographical position at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa as well as its proximity to the Suez canal has historically favoured merchant shipping as an important industry for this European island state.
ERMA FIRST and Oslo based Golar LNG have agreed to install a Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) on up to 16 LNG vessels in 2018.
With Greece being an ancient maritime country, the decoration of the traditional fishing boat dates hundreds of years when the majority of Greeks were working as sea men. During the Christmas time the family would decorate a small wooden boat to symbolise their thankful spirit for the safe return of the father and his sons against the odds of nature and the harsh winter sea.
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