Archive for the ‘Shipmanagement’ Category

ABB opens first ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Center in China

ABB opens first ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Center in China
ABB has added Shanghai to its global network of ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Centers, after formally opening a new facility to coincide with Marintec 2017. The center supports the shipping industry’s journey towards digitalization and ultimately safer and more efficient vessel operations. The...
December 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

CCS Signs Framework Agreement with MAN

CCS Signs Framework Agreement with MAN
From the signing ceremony* Technical Cooperation Agreement strengthens bilateral collaboration On December 6 2017, MAN Diesel & Turbo signed a Framework Agreement for Technical Cooperation with the China Classification Society (CCS) during Marintec China 2017. The Agreement provides for the strengthening...
December 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation

ABB’s first Azipod® D propulsion system now in operation
ABB’s newest Azipod propulsion system exceeds expectations ABB, the leading propulsion solution provider, has revealed that an 8,000 kW rescue tug, the first vessel installed with its Azipod D electric propulsion system, has been successfully delivered to customer Guangzhou Salvage Bureau, a division...
December 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Supporting innovation in LNG carriers

Supporting innovation in LNG carriers
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Results announced of a multi-faceted Joint Development Project (JDP) between China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), GTT, Gabadi, Shanghai Merchant Ship Design Research Institute (SDARI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) to develop capability for construction of membrane...
December 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie named Engineering Project of the Year at 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards

Sovcomflot’s Christophe de Margerie named Engineering Project of the Year at 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards
The “Christophe de Margerie” Christophe de Margerie, the icebreaking LNG carrier built to order for SCF Group (Sovcomflot) to serve the Yamal LNG project, has won the award for Engineering Project of the Year at the 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards. The winners were announced at an award...
December 8th, 2017 | Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberia re-elected to IMO Council

Liberia re-elected to IMO Council
LIBERIA has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a position it has held continuously since 2012. Commissioner of the Liberia Maritime Authority, Dr James Kollie, says, “It is very gratifying to see Liberia reconfirmed in its position as a leading maritime...
December 7th, 2017 | Flags, IMO, Organisations | Read More

HFW Briefing – Brexit Considerations Commercial

HFW Briefing – Brexit Considerations Commercial
Anthony Woolich, partner The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union will have a significant impact on commercial contracts between UK and EU businesses. UK businesses should now be looking at how best to ‘Brexit-proof’ their contracts. We are seeing an increasing demand for advice in this area There...
December 7th, 2017 | European Union, Flags, ILO, Legal, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA statement for exoskeleton LNG tanks

DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA statement for exoskeleton LNG tanks
DNV GL presented GTT and TECHNOLOG with a GASA statement for the retrofit of very large container vessels (VLCVs) with exoskeleton membrane LNG tanks. From left to right: Helmut Radebold, TECHNOLOG, Geoffroy Beutter, GTT, Henning Pewe, DNV GL – Maritime, Gerd-Michael Würsig, DNV GL – Maritime,...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Ship Conversions | Read More

RINA Hellenic Advisory Committee focuses on digitalization and other important issues of the Industry

RINA Hellenic Advisory Committee focuses on digitalization and other important issues of the Industry
A group photo from RINA Hellenic Committee’s  meeting RINA Hellenic Committee hosted several leaders within the Greek shipping community on the 22nd of November, who discussed new trends and challenges of International Shipping. The Committee Chairman George Youroukos, Owner of Technomar Shipping...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

Superyacht refit overspend dispute illustrates danger of acting outside contract

Superyacht refit overspend dispute illustrates danger of acting outside contract
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned against the dangers of marine service providers informally offering advice which falls outside the scope of their contracts. ITIC cites the case of a yacht manager contracted to provide crew management and ISM consultancy for a superyacht....
December 7th, 2017 | Disputes, Legal, P and I Clubs, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Smart shipping, moving forward

Smart shipping, moving forward
An image of the “Great Intelligence” CSSC GWS smart ship project achieves Lloyd’s Register (LR) cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive notes 07 December 2017 – A special ceremony was held this week as part of Marintec China 2017, in which the first China smart ship was presented with...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine
… Shanghai, 5 December 2017: Just in time for the Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai, DNV GL has published this year’s second issue of the classification society’s customer and stakeholder magazine MARITIME IMPACT. The theme of the issue is: ‘Smart Operations’. “Today’s shipping...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication, Company Profiles, Environment, Press and Media, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä enters joint project agreement for shuttle tanker development

Wärtsilä enters joint project agreement for shuttle tanker development
The objective of the joint project agreement is to develop a preliminary production level design for a 127,000 dwt shuttle tanker. The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a joint industry project cooperation (JIP) undertaking with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC), a part of the China Shipbuilding...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo Ship, Taíno, launched at VT Halter Marine

Crowley’s newest LNG-fueled ConRo Ship, Taíno, launched at VT Halter Marine
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 6, 2017) ­– VT Halter Marine has launched Crowley Maritime Corp.’s second Commitment Class ship, Taíno, one of the world’s first combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Video of the ship being transferred...
December 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

A step closer to ballast-free shipping

A step closer to ballast-free shipping
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Approval in principle awarded to new ballast-free LNG carrier design at Marintec China 06 December 2017 – GTT and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd (DSIC) received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for their 30,000m³ B-FREE LNG...
December 6th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Marintec China: DNV GL awards DSIC a pair of AiP certificates

Marintec China: DNV GL awards DSIC a pair of AiP certificates
Torgeir Sterri, Regional Manager for Greater China at DNV GL, presented the AiP certificates to Lu Xiao Hui, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of DSIC Shanghai, 6 December 2017 – Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. (DSIC) has received Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates from classification...
December 6th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

ME-GI/ME-LGI Dual-Fuel engines hit 100,000 operating hours

ME-GI/ME-LGI Dual-Fuel engines hit 100,000 operating hours
The ‘Torben Spirit’, a Teekay Gas 173,400-m3 LNG carrier powered by 2 × 5G70ME-GI engines Teekay praises dual-fuel technology and collaboration with MAN Diesel & Turbo MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that its low-speed ME-GI (-Gas Injection) and ME-LGI (-Liquid Gas Injection) dual-fuel...
December 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Electrical and Automation joint venture in China now fully operational

Wärtsilä Electrical and Automation joint venture in China now fully operational
The technology group Wärtsilä has announced the opening of CSSC Wartsila Electrical & Automation (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.(CWE&A), the joint venture company with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC). The opening was announced on December 6th at the Marintec 2017 conference and exhibition in...
December 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at Marintec China: Classification steps up to the digital challenge

DNV GL at Marintec China: Classification steps up to the digital challenge
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, Chairman of IACS and CEO DNV GL Maritime; Shanghai, 5 December 2017: The maritime world is in the middle of a period of rapid change, with increasing digitalization, new regulations and shifting markets. Classification societies can help to remove barriers, speed up the process,...
December 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies | Read More

ABB AbilityTM extended with digital turbocharging solutions for marine

ABB AbilityTM extended with digital turbocharging solutions for marine
Integrated turbocharger monitoring capability to capture and analyze operational data. Digital turbocharging solutions launched at Marintec 2017  Growing the ABB Ability portfolio, ABB Turbocharging launches at Marintec 2017 in Shanghai its first digital turbocharging solutions for enhanced performance,...
December 5th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Heng Tong selects GNS for ECDIS upgrade

Heng Tong selects GNS for ECDIS upgrade
Singapore bunker operator installs SEALL ECDIS for compliance with new IEC 61174 standard Singapore and London, December 5, 2017. Heng Tong Fuels and Shipping, the Singapore-based subsidiary of Hong Kong’s Coastal Holdings has chosen GNS, a global leader in maritime solutions, to help it comply...
December 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

106 Crowley vessels recognized for Environmental Safety by CSA

106 Crowley vessels recognized for Environmental Safety by CSA
l to r: Crowley’s Conrad Kuiken, manager, marine operation; Captain Tod Doane and his wife; Captain Tom Gately, and Mike Golonka, vice president, government services. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Dec. 4, 2017) ­– The Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) has honored 106 Crowley-owned or -operated vessels...
December 4th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Dec-2017 ECA REGULATIONS FOR LOW SULPHUR FUEL USE China ECA Regulations for low sulphur fuel use Monday, December 4, 2017, China As per China’s ECA regulations, all ships calling at the below ports must use low-sulphur fuel (sulful content ≤0.5% m/m) while alongside...
December 4th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Outlook in Ocean Shipping for 2018

Outlook in Ocean Shipping for 2018
Raj Gupta If there is one thing that is certain for 2018, it is that the rapid pace of change in our industry – particularly in the realm of technology – will only continue to rise. In 2018, the industry will continue exploring the application of new technologies and gear up their organizations...
December 4th, 2017 | Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

MSC trusts MacGregor expertise…

MSC trusts MacGregor expertise…
.A MSC vessel MSC trusts MacGregor expertise to boost productivity through improved container stowage efficiency on 31 vessels MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received orders to optimise the container carrying capabilities of 31 MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company vessels from six different ship series....
December 4th, 2017 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More