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LR CLASSES A NEW COMPOSITE PERSONAL SUBMARINE

29TH SEPT,2017 Lloyd’s Register announced Friday that it has classed its first ever personal composite submersible, the DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S. The first two Super Falcon 3S submarines will be shipped to the Maldives for the launch of tour operator DeepFlight Adventures, which will partner with luxury resorts to offer resort guests and tourists …

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TEN WAYS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF MARITIME ACCIDENTS

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) details in its 2016 Safety Board’s Safer Seas Digest the results of its investigation of major maritime accidents that have occurred in recent years. The publication was created to help mariners working at the deck plate level prevent future accidents and tragedies, and also help maritime …

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NO TRADE BALANCE FOR CONTAINER SHIPPING UNTIL END OF 2019

Recent forecasts from ocean carriers that a supply-demand equilibrium will be reached next year are “optimistic”, says Alphaliner. It says newbuild deliveries with 1.6m teu of cellular capacity will aggravate a supply overhang that is expected to be carried over from the fourth quarter of this year. Alphaliner’s current idle …

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