Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

Wilhelmsen acquires Drew Marine Technical Solutions

Wilhelmsen acquires Drew Marine Technical Solutions
Thomas Wilhelmsen “This acquisition offers a unique opportunity to enhance the scale and geographic reach of our marine products division,” says Thomas Wilhelmsen, group CEO about Wilhelmsen’s acquisition of the technical solutions business from Drew Marine. The acquired business will be brought...
April 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Thuraya takes off with inflight connectivity

Thuraya takes off with inflight connectivity
“Thuraya Aero” enables applications such as SAR, ISR, telemedicine, office-in-the-sky and border surveillance DUBAI, UAE, 26 April, 2017 – Leading Mobile Satellite Service operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, has announced the launch of Thuraya AERO, a satellite communication service that...
April 27th, 2017 | Aviation, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GEODIS tests the Com’hand System, developed by the start-up Siatech, for controlling lifting machinery

GEODIS tests the Com’hand System, developed by the start-up Siatech, for controlling lifting machinery
GEODIS is testing the Com’hand system, which offers intuitive control capabilities for lifting and handling machinery, at a manufacturing site of Saint-Gobain. The innovative system has been developed by the technology start-up company Siatech and initial tests within a live logistics environment began...
April 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Save 25% fuel and eliminate blackouts…. Meet Optixmarine at Nor-shipping

Save 25% fuel and eliminate blackouts…. Meet Optixmarine at Nor-shipping
SAVE 25% FUEL & ELIMINATE BLACKOUTS The gearbox OptixDrive enable main engines to run on variable (optimum) rpm instead of fixed rpm Saving up to 700 ton fuel annually per vessel Lowering emissions of CO2, NOx & SOx Eliminating 95% of all “blackouts” onboard MEET...
April 27th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABB and IBM partner in industrial artificial intelligence solutions

ABB and IBM partner in industrial artificial intelligence solutions
Combining ABB Ability™ and IBM Watson for superior customer value ABB and IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industry leading digital offering, ABB Ability, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers...
April 27th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABB launches Shipping 4.0 with search for ‘Power of the Future’

ABB launches Shipping 4.0 with search for ‘Power of the Future’
… ABB has launched its Shipping 4.0 concept with a high-level roundtable discussion on the ‘Power of the Future.’ Industry leaders and journalists met with ABB experts to discuss the technologies and power sources that are shaping the maritime industry. In response to the changing needs of...
April 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

WÄRTSILÄ interim report January-March 2017

WÄRTSILÄ interim report January-March 2017
Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 26 April 2017 at 8.30 a.m. local time WÄRTSILÄ INTERIM REPORT JANUARY-MARCH 2017 POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN ORDER INTAKE This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-March 2017. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file....
April 26th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABB at Hannover Messe 2017: Showcasing customer value in the digital age

ABB at Hannover Messe 2017: Showcasing customer value in the digital age
ABB’s technology innovations help customers seize the opportunities of the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions ABB will present its industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions, ABB Ability™, at this year’s Hanover Fair from April 24-28, connecting with the trade fair’s slogan “Integrated...
April 25th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions
Marcel Karsijns (Managing Director of Damen Green Solutions), Kees Jan Groen (Commercial Director at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion) Highlighting the benefits of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s retrofit experience Bringing together the experience and knowledge of two Damen companies is the close...
April 21st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Specialist hygienic surfaces manufacturer cleans up with Queen’s Award

Specialist hygienic surfaces manufacturer cleans up with Queen’s Award
The whole world in their hands: BioClad director, Lindsay McKenzie, left and his team celebrate winning the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. BioClad, a specialist manufacturer, supplier and installer of hygienic cladding technology is the first business of its kind to scoop a Queen’s Award for Enterprise...
April 21st, 2017 | Awards, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Medical | Read More

New venture from ex-ISS CEO Claus Hyldager promises to challenge ‘unsatisfactory’ shipping status quo

New venture from ex-ISS CEO Claus Hyldager promises to challenge ‘unsatisfactory’ shipping status quo
Captain Claus Hyldager, Chief Executive Officer of Nisomar Former Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) CEO assembles senior team for launch of Nisomar, an innovative, data-driven maritime services company Port of Tilbury, UK, 20 April 2017: With a belief that innovation in shipping has fallen well behind...
April 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

London P&I Club says consistent approach to publication management is essential

London P&I Club says consistent approach to publication management is essential
Carl Durow The London P&I Club says its inspectors have consistently noted negative findings in connection with the management of ships’ chart folios and associated publications, as well as concern over the approach adopted by deck officers to the management of external navigational warning information...
April 19th, 2017 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Mediterranean’s largest high speed catamaran to be powered by Wärtsilä waterjets

Mediterranean’s largest high speed catamaran to be powered by Wärtsilä waterjets
The largest high speed catamaran to operate in the Mediterranean Sea will be powered by Wärtsilä waterjets Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 19 April 2017 at 10.00 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high speed ferry being built...
April 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

USCG Munro Commissioned; Powered by Reliable GE LM2500 Marine Gas Turbine

USCG Munro Commissioned; Powered by Reliable GE LM2500 Marine Gas Turbine
Munro arrives in Seattle for commissioning 4-1-17 U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Zac Crawford EVENDALE, Ohio (April 18, 2017) – GE’s Marine Solutions announced that the United States Coast Guard commissioned Munro, a new National Security Cutter (NSC), on April 1 in Seattle, Washington....
April 18th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military | Read More

Wärtsilä to power world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel

Wärtsilä to power world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel
The world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel being built for DEME will be powered by Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 April 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being...
April 18th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GNS and SEALL announce strategic partnership…

GNS and SEALL announce strategic partnership…
… GNS and SEALL announce strategic partnership for next generation ECDIS and navigation software Navigation specialists will collaborate to deliver an improved user experience on board using advanced touch screen technology LONDON and ABERDEEN, April 18, 2017 — GNS, one of the leading providers...
April 18th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

1000 vessels already protected with AkzoNobel’s sustainable coatings

1000 vessels already protected with AkzoNobel’s sustainable coatings
April 13, 2017 – AkzoNobel’s ongoing efforts to make shipping more sustainable reached another landmark recently with the 1,000th application of Intersleek 1100SR, the biocide-free fouling control coating, part of the International® range. The milestone was achieved with the Al Gattara LNG...
April 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GE Reports Milestones on Australian Air Warfare Destroyer Program

GE Reports Milestones on Australian Air Warfare Destroyer Program
Hobart AWD during sea acceptance trials march 2017 – 300 dpi courtesy of AWD Alliance EVENDALE, OHIO (April 13, 2017) – GE’s Marine Solutions reports several milestones have been reached on the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program. The three Hobart class destroyers, being built for the Royal...
April 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

SCF Group chooses WinGD’s X-DF technology for the first ever gas-powered Aframax tanker

SCF Group chooses WinGD’s X-DF technology for the first ever gas-powered Aframax tanker
The X62DF dual-fuel engines with X-DF low-pressure gas injection technology designed by Winterthur Gas & Diesel will power four ice class 1A, 114,000 dwt Aframax tankers of SCF Group Extending the benefits of its dual-fuel technology beyond LNG carriers with a world premiere, Winterthur Gas &...
April 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Flexible and Modular “Natural gas operating fleet” concept receives Approval in Principle

Flexible and Modular “Natural gas operating fleet” concept receives Approval in Principle
Sanjay Verma, Wärtsilä, Jim Smith, Lloyd’s Register and Zhao Zhijian, CHI with the Natural Gas Operating Fleet concept’s AiP Certification. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 April 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä and COSCO shipping Heavy Industry Co (CHI) have announced...
April 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

KVH Announces New Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) Offering

KVH Announces New Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) Offering
Martin Kits van Heyningen AgilePlansTM by KVH provides global connectivity to commercial fleets with one monthly subscription fee that’s all inclusive with no commitment required  MIDDLETOWN, RI – April 12, 2017 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today announced the immediate availability...
April 12th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wärtsilä dual-fuel solution to drive the world’s most powerful cutter dredger

Wärtsilä dual-fuel solution to drive the world’s most powerful cutter dredger
The world’s most powerful cutter dredger and the first to be fuelled by LNG, will rely on Wärtsilä propulsion solutions Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 12 April 2017 at 9.30 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and...
April 12th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dates announced for eISR 2018, human-powered submarine races!

Dates announced for eISR 2018, human-powered submarine races!
… The IMarEST has announced that the fourth European International Submarine Races will take place over a fortnight from 2-13 July 2018, with QinetiQ, a defence technology company, as the principal sponsor for the event. The races are a unique sporting and engineering challenge which involve teams...
April 10th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of BWMS

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of BWMS
Wärtsilä Aquarius Ready product image, Ballast Water Management Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of Ballast Water Management systems Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 10 April 2017 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements...
April 10th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

PEMA appoints new Head of Administration

PEMA appoints new Head of Administration
Fae Brennan The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has appointed a new Head of Administration, Mrs. Fae Brennan, who will join the Association on Monday April 3, and continue to develop the growing number of ways the Association acts as a forum for the global ports and terminals sector. “Fae...
April 7th, 2017 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More