2020 News 

UN Day of the Seafarer highlights sacrifice of key workers at sea during pandemic

June 24, 2020 – On 25 June every year, the Day of the Seafarer turns the spotlight on the contribution seafarers make to world trade. With the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the services they provide are more important than ever. Seafarers play an essential role in maintaining the flow of vital goods, such as food, fuels and medical supplies, that people, everywhere, need. This is why the 2020 campaign is calling on IMO Member States to recognize seafarers as key workers – and to provide them with the…

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2020 News 

OCEAN Industries Orders MAN Propulsion Packages for Royal Canadian Navy Tugs

February 21, 2020 – OCEAN Industries Inc., the Quebec-based marine group, has ordered 8 × MAN 12V175D-MM, IMO Tier III-compliant engines in connection with the construction of 4 × 24-metre ASD tugs for the Royal Canadian Navy. The vessels are set respectively for delivery to Canada’s major naval bases at Esquimalt, British Columbia and Halifax, Nova Scotia, with each location set to receive two tugs. Under the contract, MAN Energy Solutions will also provide SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) technology for the engines, facilitating Tier III compliance, as well as ship…

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