Archive for the ‘Shipmanagement’ Category

Don’t fight I.T – just be flexible

Don’t fight I.T – just be flexible
Sue Terpilowski OBE The human element in new technology will be just as important as IT developments in the shipping world but how will they come together to harmonise this increasingly complex world of automation. Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA UK) is to host a...
August 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IT and Communications, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime
Kjell Einar Eriksson Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg...
August 18th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

Partners win specialist Russian order

Partners win specialist Russian order
The MAN 21/31 engine MAN Diesel & Turbo and AKA to provide diesel-electric propulsion package for federal vessel MAN Diesel & Turbo and AKA have received an order in connection with the building of a multi-purpose supply vessel for a federal Russian agency. Delivery is scheduled for March 2018...
August 18th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent
The Graduates, Class of 2017 of the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics Prominent maritime personalities, including a leader at the world’s largest container shipping company and a key figure in the marine insurance sector, were among those congratulating graduates from the Class of 2017 of the...
August 17th, 2017 | Academia, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month | Read More

Nominations Open Through Sept. 16 for 2017 SHIPPINGInsight Award

Nominations Open Through Sept. 16 for 2017 SHIPPINGInsight Award
NORFOLK, Va. – Aug. 17, 2017 – (Marine NewsWire) The nominations deadline for the 2017 SHIPPINGInsight Award is coming soon, but there’s still time to submit entries. The SHIPPINGInsight Award is given annually to a shipping company and its technology partners for the successful implementation...
August 17th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications | Read More

The thing with catfines

The thing with catfines
Olivier d’Olne, General Manager at Aderco Marine and Group Technical Director Earlier this year the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a revised edition of its ISO 8217 specifications for marine fuels, which still maintains a 60 mg/kg limit for catfines (catalytic fines)....
August 17th, 2017 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz takes part in a symbolic coin ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding

Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz takes part in a symbolic coin ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
Damen CEO Rene Berkvens with Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz presenting the coin during the keel-laying ceremony of the Mexican Navy’s Damen Sigma 10514 Damen Sigma 10514 integral part of Mexican Navy fleet modernisation project On Thursday 17th August, the Secretary of the Mexican Navy,...
August 17th, 2017 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Australian salmon farming gets new Falcon technology

Australian salmon farming gets new Falcon technology
Falcon is at the leading edge of Huon’s developments in advancing the use of technology in aquaculture. The largest majority privately owned producer of fresh salmon in Australia, Huon Aquaculture, has ordered a second Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater e-robotic vehicle. Their newest Falcon is now enhanced...
August 17th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Cloud-technology revolutionises fleet and crew management at Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt

Cloud-technology revolutionises fleet and crew management at Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt
… Cloud-technology is transforming the business and management processes at leading shipping company,Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt, who has been using Cloud Fleet Manager (CFM), developed by Hanseaticsoft, a leading provider of maritime software, since 2015. Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt...
August 17th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
An image of Quadriga project ship model 17 August 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter...
August 17th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maersk Supply Service: Q2 interim results: Solid performance in a tough market

Maersk Supply Service: Q2 interim results: Solid performance in a tough market
… Maersk Supply Service reported a loss of USD 10m (loss of USD 106m) in Q2 2017. The underlying loss was USD 11m (loss of USD 8m), driven by lower utilisation in a challenging market with oversupply of offshore support vessels. For more information on the quarterly result, please see the attached...
August 17th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Reports | Read More

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…
The new salmon processing and transportation vessel for Hav Line AS, Norway, is the world’s first vessel of its kind with a hybrid/battery solution. Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design features the world’s first hybrid propulsion solution for fish farming industry The technology group Wärtsilä...
August 16th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems
Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting requirements Helsinki, Finland, August 16, 2017 – NAPA, a world leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has updated its performance monitoring...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel
The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim, Norway – 15 August, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric...
August 16th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth
A snapshot of the approach to Portsmouth Harbour from the video using United Kingdom Hydrographic Office bathymetric data.© British Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Not to be used for navigation. UKHO’s specialist marine geospatial and hydrographic expertise support safe arrival of HMS...
August 16th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht
The Damen SeaXplorer 75 Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, in cooperation with its luxury yacht builder AMELS, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer – a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures. The...
August 15th, 2017 | Jet set, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel

ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel
The Stena Scotia A significantly upgraded vessel control software package from ABB is delivering the measurable operational efficiency gains promised to Stena Line for the freight ferry Stena Scotia within a month of commissioning.  The ‘DEGO IV’ advanced speed governor and actuation system onboard...
August 15th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity

IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity
IBIA supports continued efforts to protect MFM integrity and expanding application to terminal loadings​ The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)  believes the benefits achieved from adopting mandatory use of Mass Flow Meters (MFMs) for marine fuel oil deliveries in Singapore must be protected...
August 15th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Regulatory | Read More

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking

Saudi Aramco selects Chelsea Technologies for ballast water compliance benchmarking
Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director of Chelsea Technologies Chelsea Technologies’ FastBallast portable analyser chosen as benchmark testing device to ensure compliance with new ballast water standards August 15, 2017 – Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, has selected Chelsea Technologies,...
August 15th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…
Rolls-Royce autonomous ship rolls. DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland – One Sea implementation moves forward The test area is the first one in the world to be globally open to anyone wishing to test autonomous maritime traffic, vessels,...
August 15th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  14-Aug-2017 BALLAST WATER SAMPLING & ANALYSIS Saudi Arabia Ballast water sampling & analysis Monday, August 14, 2017, Saudi Arabia With effect from Wednesday 16 August, all ships calling at Saudi Aramco ports and terminals from international waters must arrange ballast...
August 14th, 2017 | Environment, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system
The Evoqua SeaCURE system has now successfully completed all USCG Type Approval tests SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests. Tests...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services
… Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has been appointed to provide EU (European Union) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU-MRV) services to Briese Schiffahrt, a global leader in the management of general cargo, multipurpose and heavy...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe
Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Lone completes batch shipment of twelve vessels The latest Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that...
August 11th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action
ECA ZONES – Independent of the 0.5 per cent global fuel cap, the emission controlareas (ECAs) in Europe and around North America, possibly followedby China in a few years, impose a 0.1 sulphur limit in ship fuel today. According to IMO estimates, the 0.50 per cent sulphur limit for marine fuels...
August 11th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More