Protection Vessels International: Weekly Maritime Security Report
Feb02

Protection Vessels International: Weekly Maritime Security Report

Southeast Asia Philippines: Three fishermen missing, presumed kidnapped in Sulu Sea 20 January Three Indonesian fishermen have gone missing in the Sulu Sea off the southern Philippines. Multiple sources indicated the men, who went missing on 18 January, were kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf Group, which has targeted maritime vessels in waters between Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines since 2016. PGI Analysis: It is likely the...

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New Compact Class B AIS Transponder
Mar16

New Compact Class B AIS Transponder

Vesper Marine releases a new Class B AIS, the XB-6000. The black box transponder includes a built-in NMEA 2000® gateway and GPS antenna that integrates AIS, GPS and NMEA instrument data to display vital safety information on any AIS-compatible chartplotter, multifunction display (MFD) or personal computer. The highly-sophisticated Vesper Marine XB-6000 offers boaters convenient access to critical AIS safety information instantaneously...

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Chiller with Titanium Tube Condenser
Mar10

Chiller with Titanium Tube Condenser

A leader in water-cooled technology, Dometic is introducing the new Titan Chiller with revolutionary titanium tube condenser. The Dometic Titan Chiller features condenser coils made of industrial-grade titanium which makes the units virtually immune to erosion and corrosion. Designed to meet the stringent requirements for commercial, military and superyacht vessels, the durable Titan chiller is much easier to maintain as it can resist...

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Conservation Work With Fishermen In The Philippines
Feb27

Conservation Work With Fishermen In The Philippines

Kii, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) cloud platform provider, is working on an ambitious new ‘citizen science’ conservation project with local fishermen in the Philippines to help monitor and track the dugong population in the region. Partnering withSmart Earth Network (SEN) and C3 (Community Centred Conservation) who are managing the project, Kii is providing the cloud platform where fisherman, armed with smartphones, can upload...

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Jensen Maritime Completes 170-foot Fishing Vessel Conversion
Feb26

Jensen Maritime Completes 170-foot Fishing Vessel Conversion

Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, was recently selected to provide engineering services including structural and mechanical work for the conversion of a 170-foot long, 40-foot wide, fishing vessel for Global Seas and Patti Marine Enterprises Inc. The vessel, now named Defender, underwent significant conversion to make her the first fish pumping vessel in the...

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First ‘Marine Use’ Marking & Labeling Certification for Hazardous Chemicals
Feb24

First ‘Marine Use’ Marking & Labeling Certification for Hazardous Chemicals

UL Performance Materials, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), today announces that it has issued its first ‘Marine Use’ Marking & Labeling certification to Avery Dennison, a supplier of labeling materials. Label and label materials covered under this certification program are intended to be used to durably mark dangerous and hazardous goods (such as chemical containers or drums) for marine transport in...

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Day of the Seafarer – June 25th
Jun25

Day of the Seafarer – June 25th

June 25 is observed worldwide as the Day of the Seafarer! In 2010, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), decided to designate June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer as a way to recognize that almost everything that we use in our daily lives has been directly or indirectly affected by sea transport. The purpose of the day is to give thanks to seafarers for their contribution to the world economy and the civil...

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Top Mexican Fishing Companies Withdraw From Fishing Bluefin Tuna, Signaling Commitment To Sustainability
Jun16

Top Mexican Fishing Companies Withdraw From Fishing Bluefin Tuna, Signaling Commitment To Sustainability

Today, the member companies of the Pacific Alliance for Sustainable Tuna, an alliance of leading tuna fishing companies, representing 93% of total tuna production in Mexico, demonstrated their continued leadership in sustainability by committing to withdraw from fishing Pacific bluefin tuna for the next five years, including the 2015 season. The members of the Alliance – Grupomar, Herdez Del Fuerte, Pesca Azteca, and Procesa – made...

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