Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

RINA launches open-sea crane standards

RINA launches open-sea crane standards
Italy-based classification society RINA has launched new standards for cranes which will be used for transhipment of bulk cargoes at sea and has completely revised and rebased its rules for offshore cranes used in offshore construction, service and demolition. Under the new rules for lifting appliances,...
June 22nd, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

KOTUG’s Hybrid RotortugRT Emotion named in Bremerhaven

KOTUG’s Hybrid RotortugRT Emotion named in Bremerhaven
First hybrid tug in German waters On 18 June, 2015, the Damen-built ART 80-32 Hybrid RotortugRT Emotion was named in the Port of Bremerhaven during KOTUG’s annual Herring Party. Ms. Annika Bootsman-Kleberg, Member of the Wallenius’ Board and granddaughter of Olof Wallenius, Swedish entrepreneur and...
June 19th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Environment, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Caterpillar to power sixteen patrol boats for Republic of Korea Navy

Caterpillar to power sixteen patrol boats for Republic of Korea Navy
  Seoul, Korea – Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce Cat® power solutions have been selected to power 16 new build Patrol Boats for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN). Each Patrol Boat will be equipped with two Cat C32 main propulsion diesel engines and two Cat C9 ship service diesel...
June 19th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley to add sailings from North Atlantic to Puerto Rico

Crowley to add sailings from North Atlantic to Puerto Rico
(Jacksonville, Fla.; June 18, 2015) ­– Responding to customers’ needs for additional shipping service in the Northeast, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services group today announced it will add sailings between Pennsauken, N.J., and San Juan, Puerto Rico, this summer. “With our accelerated sailing...
June 19th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing | Read More

Solstad Offshore returns to Gibdock

Solstad Offshore returns to Gibdock
The “Normand Pacific” at Gibdock Gibraltar-based ship repair company, Gibdock, has built up a close working relationship with Solstad Offshore, with a number of the Norwegian operator’s specialist offshore craft being repaired at the yard over the past few years. This partnership was recently...
June 19th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maritime first: Trimaran connected to 4G during quest for The Record SNSM, as MVG supports skipper, Eric Defert

Maritime first:  Trimaran connected to 4G during quest for The Record SNSM, as MVG supports skipper, Eric Defert
First trimaran equipped with high speed 4G internet connection The Ocean Addict trimaran will be equipped with NeptuLink by MVG,  delivering revolutionary 4G Internet access in coastal areas, meeting communications needs at sea up to 20 nautical miles (37 km).  The Record SNSM, a yacht race for skippers...
June 18th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

HANSA HEAVY LIFT safely launches 900 metric ton megayacht for its world premiere in Turkey

HANSA HEAVY LIFT safely launches 900 metric ton megayacht for its world premiere in Turkey
HHL Valparaiso’s two 700 ton cranes have lifted a new luxury yacht built by Sunrise Yachts from the dock to the sea for its world premiere in Antalya/Turkey Hamburg, Germany,  Thursday, 18th June 2015 –  HANSA HEAVY LIFT has used two of its on-board cranes, which have a combined lifting capacity...
June 18th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä Hybrid Scrubber System chosen to clean exhaust emissions from 3 new container vessels

Wärtsilä Hybrid Scrubber System chosen to clean exhaust emissions from 3 new container vessels
Picture from the signing ceremony; from left to right from Jinhai Heavy Industry Co., Ltd, Supply Department, Ms Summer Xia, Buyer, Mr John Zhou, Vice General Manager and Mr Zheng Jianzhong, General Manager. From Wärtsilä Ms Heidi Paulsrud General Manager, Exhaust Gas Cleaning, Sales & Marketing,...
June 18th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

GNS expands Voyager

GNS expands Voyager
At exclusive events in London, Singapore and Hamburg on 17, 18 & 19 June, Global Navigation Solutions (‘GNS’) the maritime services group, is unveiling its new Voyager suite of products that for the first time connects ship and shore through one e-navigation solution. GNS’s new web-based Voyager...
June 18th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

PYP acquires Hydrasud activities in La Ciotat, France.

PYP acquires Hydrasud activities in La Ciotat, France.
La Ciotat, 17 June 2015 – Performance Yacht Painting (PYP), a leading specialist in superyacht and megayacht paintwork, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Hydrasud activities at la Ciotat in the South of France. Founded over ten years ago within the La Ciotat shipyards, Hydrasud...
June 17th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Holidays, Jet set, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

Bureau Veritas’ 24th meeting of the Hellenic Marine Technical Committee

Bureau Veritas’ 24th meeting of the Hellenic Marine Technical Committee
G. Andreadis, L. Chahalis, A. Faraklas, G. Sarris, A. Angelopoulos, J. Kokarakis The Marine Technical Committee meeting of Bureau Veritas for the first half of 2015 took place on June 10th at the prestigious Yacht Club of Greece. The well-attended meeting started as always with social time, where attendees...
June 17th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Glander International Bunkering proudly welcomes Jake Marcello as bunker and lubricant trader/broker

Glander International Bunkering proudly welcomes Jake Marcello as bunker and lubricant trader/broker
Jake Marcello Glander International Bunkering, a world respected marine fuel, lubricant trading and brokering company has appointed Jake Marcello as Bunker and Lubricant trader/broker for the Florida office. Jake Marcello joins Glander International Bunkering with a passion for the maritime industry...
June 17th, 2015 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

World-Link Communications host Maritime Communications Seminar in Cyprus

World-Link Communications host Maritime Communications Seminar in Cyprus
World-Link Communications is hosting a Maritime Communications Seminar in Limassol, Cyprus, on Thursday 25th June. In cooperation with Inmarsat, this one-day event will showcase the latest developments in Satcom technologies from Inmarsat and World-Link Communications.  The event will feature a keynote...
June 16th, 2015 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GAC Poland waves off Nauta yard’s biggest ever vessel

GAC Poland waves off Nauta yard’s biggest ever vessel
Giant crude oil tanker Advantage Spring, drydocked in Nauta Shipyard, Gdynia Ship agency supports giant tanker stay in Gdansk Szczecin, 16 June 2015 – Shipping and logistics services provider GAC Poland has bidden farewell to the largest vessel ever to call at the Nauta shipyard in Gdynia/Gdansk. During...
June 16th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor wins major deck equipment order from South Korea

Cargotec’s MacGregor wins major deck equipment order from South Korea
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a major contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd in South Korea to supply a range of Hatlapa deck machinery for ten 172, 600m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. MacGregor will deliver electrically-driven deck machinery, windlasses and...
June 16th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Croft Filters develops solution for Woolwich Ferries

Croft Filters develops solution for Woolwich Ferries
Leading filter manufacturer, Croft Filters, has provided marine services company, Briggs Marine, with a number of filters for its Woolwich ferries. North-West based Croft was approached by Briggs Marine, operators of the River Thames passengers and vehicles ferries, to design and manufacture a bespoke...
June 15th, 2015 | Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

Damen coordinating European Innovation Project LeanShips

Damen coordinating European Innovation Project LeanShips
Svitzer – RSD 2513 – Artist Impression The European Innovation Project LeanShips – Low Energy And Near To Zero Emissions Ships – will demonstrate the effectiveness and reliability of energy saving and emission reduction technologies at real scale. LeanShips is one of the first projects...
June 15th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

54% of tankers comply with 1 July 2015 ECDIS mandate

54% of tankers comply with 1 July 2015 ECDIS mandate
Tom Mellor. Over 4, 000 tankers are not yet using an ENC service SOLAS regulations on the mandatory carriage of ECDIS for all tankers of 3, 000 gross tonnes or more come into force on 1 July 2015.  Of the 8, 750+ tankers in the global fleet that are required to comply with these regulations by their...
June 11th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Almarin exports buoys to Poland

Almarin exports buoys to Poland
  Almarin buoys The construction company Energopol, based in Szczecin (Poland), has acquired eight buoys for marking a building area at Baltic Sea in the city of Leba, specifically for beaconing a 3km underwater barrier to protect the coastal area. AtoN company Almarin has supplied A800 buoys in...
June 11th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Veritas Petroleum Services and DNV GL kick off development of new ECO Insight module

Veritas Petroleum Services and DNV GL kick off development of new ECO Insight module
Dr. Torsten Büssow, Head of Fleet Performance Management at DNV GL – Maritime Oslo,  11th of June 2015 – Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) and DNV GL signed a cooperation agreement to develop a new module for DNV GL’s ECO Insight fleet performance management solution at the Nor-Shipping trade...
June 11th, 2015 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seagull Maritime E-learning additions meet safety imperatives

Seagull Maritime E-learning additions meet safety imperatives
Bent Christoffersen, Seagull Maritime Director Training Content Safety issues uppermost in regulatory thinking dominate second quarter training package releases from Seagull Maritime, with the E-learning specialist focusing on frontline hazards faced by modern seafarers. New computer-based training (CBT)...
June 10th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

TOC Europe hears next wave of giant container ships already being planned

TOC Europe hears next wave of giant container ships already being planned
Container vessels of 20, 000+ TEU might not be far away, the Container Supply Chain conference at TOC Europe is told London,  10.06.2015 – Following the recent order by Maersk Line of eleven 19, 630 TEU vessels, it appears that plans are already under way for the next stage in container vessel...
June 10th, 2015 | Associations, Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

TU Varna opens new maritime simulator wing

TU Varna opens new maritime simulator wing
Varna, June 4th 2015 – The simulation center of the Technical University of Varna has officially opened its new simulation wing on May 21st, 2015. Following the opening of its simulation center in 2012, the TU Varna has known a steady growth and further expansion into a new simulator...
June 10th, 2015 | Associations, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Growing the future marine workforce across Britain

Growing the future marine workforce across Britain
Taking a step closer to ensuring marine apprenticeships span the nation, three leading names in the marine industry have united to drive boatbuilding and marine engineering apprenticeships in the Midlands. The British Marine Federation (BMF) and the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights have been working...
June 10th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Inmarsat appoints Globecomm as value added reseller for Maritime Global Xpress Services

Inmarsat appoints Globecomm as value added reseller for Maritime Global Xpress Services
Ronald Spithout 9 June 2015: Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed an agreement with Globecomm, appointing the specialised managed satellite services provider as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX), serving the Maritime...
June 9th, 2015 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More