Archive for the ‘Shipmanagement’ Category

Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia

Dr. Vis, CEO of Viswa Group Viswa Lab uncovers tainted bunker fuel in Southeast Asia Organic Chlorides Risk to Marine Equipment October 18, 2017–In the last 2 weeks the presence of organic chlorides has been identified in 4 cases of fuels bunkered in South East Asia, announced Dr. Vis of Viswa...
October 19th, 2017 | Bunkering | Read More

Globus Maritime Closes $2.5 Million Equity Private Placement

Globus Maritime Closes $2.5 Million Equity Private Placement
Athens, Greece,  October 19, 2017 Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus,” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it has signed a share and warrant purchase agreement providing for the issuance, for gross proceeds of $2.5 million, of an aggregate...
October 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Great British entries lead the DAME Awards 2017

Great British entries lead the DAME Awards 2017
… British entries account for more than a third of final nominations Nominations for the prestigious DAME Award 2017 have been announced, with British innovation and engineering at the forefront once again, with UK products making up over a third (22) of the 64 selected entries. The DAME Awards,...
October 19th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Liberty Blue appoints KR to provide classification services

Liberty Blue appoints KR to provide classification services
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has signed an agreement with Liberty Blue, a Leer-based German shipping company to provide classification services to the company. KR and Liberty Blue representatives at the signing of the agreement; From Left to right Mr. Min (KR),...
October 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  18-Oct-2017 PRE-ARRIVAL INFORMATION REMINDER Panama Canal, Panama Pre-arrival information reminder Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Panama Canal, Panama Vessels arriving for transit, anchorage or port calls at Balboa and Cristobal shall provide the required information not less...
October 18th, 2017 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers
The Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. Wärtsilä Corporation,  18 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä, through its joint venture company CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co (CWEC), has been contracted to deliver 16 engines for four new LNG carrier vessels being built...
October 18th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 29 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capers and to a leaser extend to all the other dry indices. Geopolitics still very perplexed. John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capers gained another 100 points – to be precise 99 points and now...
October 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tecon Salvador completes Navis N4 implementation…

Tecon Salvador completes Navis N4 implementation…
Tecon Salvador Completes Navis N4 Implementation, Improving Operational Productivity & Enhancing Customer Service N4 Among Recent Terminal Enhancements to Optimize Operations, Prepare for Future Ocean Supply Chain Demands Oakland, CA—October 17, 2017 — Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation,...
October 17th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

NSSLGlobal survey demonstrates worrying lack of maritime cybersecurity training amongst crews

NSSLGlobal survey demonstrates worrying lack of maritime cybersecurity training amongst crews
NSSLGlobal to disseminate ‘human factors’ cybersecurity awareness video on all newly-installed equipment 17 October 2017 – A survey by independent satellite communications provider, NSSLGlobal, has revealed that, although crewmembers understand that they are partially responsible for maintaining...
October 17th, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Liberian Registry launches cyber and ship security computer-based training programme

Liberian Registry launches cyber and ship security computer-based training programme
The Liberian Registry has launched a Cyber and Ship Security Computer-Based Training (CBT) programme that provides a comprehensive overview of cyber-security issues, including concepts such as malware, network security, identity theft, risk management, and other common threats to maritime security. Jorgen...
October 17th, 2017 | Flags, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

AkzoNobel’s cargo tank coating wins ICIS Innovation Awards

AkzoNobel’s cargo tank coating wins ICIS Innovation Awards
October 16, 2017 – AkzoNobel scooped two prestigious honors at the recent ICIS Innovation Awards for the Interline 9001 ultra-performance cargo tank coating supplied through its International brand. As well as being awarded with the overall Innovation Award, Interline 9001 also received the Best Product...
October 16th, 2017 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet

DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet
DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet. (Copyright DNV GL) Hamburg, 16 October 2017: In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory...
October 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus
Nick Brownthird from the left),  ( Marine and Offshore Director of Lloyd’s Register presenting to the Mayor of Larnaka and the Rector of the University of Cyprus the LR publication “Maritime Science and Technology” On Tuesday October 10th the Rector of the University of Cyprus Professor...
October 16th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Rickmers-Line and RZ Carrier certified according to latest ISO standards

Rickmers-Line and RZ Carrier certified  according to latest ISO standards
“RICKMERS ANTWERP is one of nine identical sister vessels employed in the Rickmers-Line Round-The-World Pearl String Service. She is here pictured loading yachts in Bodrum, Turkey.” Photo: Rickmers-Line Hamburg, 12-OCT-2017. RZ Carrier and Rickmers-Line, both companies of Zeaborn Group, have successfully...
October 16th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Regulatory | Read More

GNS launches VOYAGER Hub: a new generation back of bridge software solution for commercial shipping

GNS launches VOYAGER Hub: a new generation back of bridge software solution for commercial shipping
GNS and a handpicked group of VOYAGER Hub partners have created a suite of software applications all designed to help shipping companies enhance safety, improve efficiency and reduce costs. Release of VOYAGER Hub enables GNS to meet growing demand for improved user experience, ship and shore cost savings...
October 16th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

DNV GL: Ship trials in the virtual world

DNV GL: Ship trials in the virtual world
A vessel’s hydrodynamic performance is an important factor in its fuel efficiency and life-cycle costs. Understanding the characteristics that shape performance can result in a competitive advantage during the conceptual design and bidding phase of a newbuilding project, or during the purchasing process...
October 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

FUGRO boosts offshore wind projects in Taiwan

FUGRO boosts offshore wind projects in Taiwan
The Fugro Equinbox Global experience at over 100 offshore wind farms has led to involvement for Fugro in the emerging offshore wind farm market in Taiwan.  Complementing its 30 years of experience offshore Taiwan, Fugro has completed geotechnical and geophysical surveys for feasibility studies, installation,...
October 13th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

Rivertrace showcases products at Kormarine 2017

Rivertrace showcases products at Kormarine 2017
Oil Discharge Monitoring Equipment (Smart ODME) UK-based water quality monitoring specialists Rivertrace will be showcasing its Smart ODME and Smartsafe ORB products, during Kormarine. Rivertrace, an ISO9001 Quality-Assured Company and market leader with over 30 years’ experience of oil-in-water...
October 13th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution…

Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution…
The Viking Princess’ stern with the Hybrid System mark visible Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution replacing a traditional generator Wärtsilä Corporation,  13 October 2017 at 10 am EEST – The technology group...
October 13th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop

DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop
Virtual Trial – A 3D viewer lets users investigate flow details (Copyright DNV GL) Hamburg, 12 October 2017: DNV GL’s new “Virtual Trial” application allows yards and owners to use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation to analyze, compare and benchmark the fuel efficiency of hull...
October 12th, 2017 | Chartering, Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Minerva Marine Seeks Cyber Security

Minerva Marine Seeks Cyber Security
Stergios Papangelis, Insurance Manager, Minerva Marine; Olivia Paranos, Commercial Manager, HudsonHellas; William Elkins, Chief Technology Officer, HudsonSystems; Eftihia Benaki, Information Technology Manager, Minerva Marine; Max Bobys, Vice President, HudsonAnalytix – Cyber; Stefanos Stylianos, SQ...
October 12th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

New PureBallast 3.1 Compact Flex shrinks footprint and installation costs in ballast water treatment

New PureBallast 3.1 Compact Flex shrinks footprint and installation costs in ballast water treatment
Anders Lindmark, Head of Alfa Laval PureBallast Now in its third generation, Alfa Laval PureBallast leads the way in ballast water treatment performance. With the introduction of Alfa Laval PureBallast 3.1 Compact Flex to the PureBallast family of systems, it also leads the way in minimizing footprint...
October 12th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

New SCF icebreaking standby vessel named Fedor Ushakov

New SCF icebreaking standby vessel named Fedor Ushakov
The “Fedor Ushakov” Picture credits: Sovcomflot. On 11 October 2017, the naming ceremony took place for Fedor Ushakov, a new multifunctional icebreaking standby vessel (IBSBV) built to order for PAO Sovcomflot (“SCF Group”), to serve the Sakhalin-2 project.  The naming ceremony was...
October 12th, 2017 | Energy, Events, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Harris PYE Engineering Group opens office in Oslo

Harris PYE Engineering Group opens office in Oslo
Bjarne Eia The Harris Pye Engineering Group has opened an office in Oslo to pursue new business opportunities in Norway, and to support existing clients by providing all Harris Pye products and services to the entire Scandinavian region. Bjarne Eia, former Managing Director of TECO Solutions, has been...
October 12th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Medon Pleioni: Boat building heritage celebrated in Greece

The Medon Pleioni: Boat building heritage celebrated in Greece
…what’s in a name… and fine lines A traditional boat of the type that has disappeared from the Greek seas this past 80 years is preparing for its maiden voyage. Named Medon-Pleioni, it has been constructed at the boat building yard Neososikos in Glyfa, Halkida. The project is the initiative...
October 11th, 2017 | Associations, Events, HR, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Week | Read More