Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

The new Wärtsilä X35 low-speed engine successfully passes Factory Acceptance Test

The new Wärtsilä X35 low-speed engine successfully passes Factory Acceptance Test
In successfully passing its Factory Acceptance Test in Europe and China, the Wärtsilä X35 engine is now available for market introduction at a time when the marine sector has a clear need for electronically controlled, low speed, high efficiency two-stroke engines. Wärtsilä launched its new low speed...
March 22nd, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ISSA encourages Ship Suppliers to go green

ISSA encourages Ship Suppliers to go green
Jens Olsen, ISSA's President Ship suppliers are being encouraged to ensure “green” measures are central to their core business practices. The International Shipsuppliers & Services Association (ISSA) is encouraging its members to implement green policies and achieve internationally-recognised...
March 20th, 2012 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Stores and Provisions | Read More

Wärtsilä signs long-term service agreement with Prestige Cruise Holdings

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has signed a five-year service agreement with US-based Prestige Cruise Holdings, Inc. (Prestige), the parent company of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. The long-term service agreement covers six vessels, a...
March 15th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

First true hybrid system to be installed on board an offshore supply vessel

First true hybrid system to be installed on board an offshore supply vessel
The “Viking Lady” London: A true hybrid energy system is currently being developed for installation on board the offshore supply vessel “Viking Lady”. An impressive battery pack for energy storage will soon be installed. When the new system is complete, the operation of the...
March 14th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Chinese owners seek answers on ‘one fits all’ cylinder oils

Chinese owners seek answers on ‘one fits all’ cylinder oils
Leading Chinese shipowners are seeking further guidance on claims from certain lubricants suppliers that a mid-range Base Number cylinder oil product can meet critical challenges set by tightening environmental legislation on the sulphur content in fuel oils.  As regulations on emissions tighten over...
March 14th, 2012 | Comment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Parat Halvorsen has been awarded with a new boiler plant contract with Kleven Maritime –

Parat Halvorsen has been awarded with a new boiler plant contract with Kleven Maritime –
The m/s Bourbon Jade Parat Halvorsen has been awarded with a new boiler plant contract with Kleven Maritime – The ship will be built at Kleven Verft AS, NB 357, and is of Marine Teknikk design MT 6015 which is a combined Plattform Supply- and Sub Sea construction vessel. The ship will be delivered...
March 13th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABB wins $60 million marine order for energy efficient propulsion system

Energy-efficient propulsion and reliable electrical systems for two new cruise ships to be built in Japan by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Zurich, Switzerland, March 12, 2012 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $60 million to provide complete power and...
March 13th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Volstad Maritime returns for repeat offshore crane contract from Cargotec

Volstad Maritime returns for repeat offshore crane contract from Cargotec
MacGregor 250 tonne AHC crane onboard Northocean 104 Following on from an order in April last year, Cargotec has won a contract for two active heave-compensated (AHC) offshore cranes from the privately-owned Norwegian specialist operator, Volstad Maritime. The two cranes, a 250-tonne MacGregor AHC...
March 13th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Reliable MacGregor RoRo equipment ensures repeat ramp contracts for new CMAL ferries

For two new Scottish ferries, where operational efficiency is everything, Cargotec will deliver a complete MacGregor RoRo cargo access outfit to ensure fast port turnaround times In January, Cargotec received a contract from Ferguson Shipbuilders in Scotland to deliver MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment...
March 12th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hamworthy underscores offshore intentions with sewage plant contract for Quad 204

Hamworthy’s Sewage Treatment Plant Hamworthy, the leading manufacturer of marine sewage treatment plants, has won a contract with South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply an ST8 series unit to the Quad 204 FPSO project for BP. With delivery scheduled for 2012, the contract marks the...
March 12th, 2012 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hutton’s appoints General Manager

David Greenwood Hutton’s, the UK’s leading ship supplier, has appointed a General Manager to work at its new head office in Hull, England. David Greenwood brings to Hutton’s a wealth of experience having been responsible for running international logistics and supply operations for almost...
March 12th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stores and Provisions | Read More

Device is First-to-Market with Affordable, Two-Way Global Satellite Messaging

inreach android front 500 DELORME inREACH™ earnes prestigious BACKPACKER magazine 2102 Editors’ choice award YARMOUTH, Maine — (March 6, 2012) – The DeLorme inReach 2-way satellite communicator has been honored with a 2012 Backpacker magazine Editors’ Choice Award. This is the...
March 7th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Cat® Power Solutions Certified to Meet Local Content Standards in Brazil

Caterpillar is pleased to announce the RBNA Classification Society has certified the Cat® 3500C diesel electric propulsion generator set packages to meet local content regulations in Brazil. RBNA, a division of ANP, certified the 3500C products meet in excess of sixty percent local content. As announced...
March 7th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä launches next generation Medium Voltage Power Drive technology for electric propulsion vessels and Oil & Gas Solutions

This unique technology further enhances the company’s total solutions offering to the shipping industry, while bringing efficiency and reduced operating costs to the customer. Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading systems integrator and solutions provider, has launched its new Medium...
March 7th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

MOL Conducts Gas Injection Demonstration Run Utilizing a Temporarily Modified SlowSpeed Diesel Engine

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K.Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) yesterday announced it has been decided that Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES; President: Yasuhiko Kato) and MOL conduct a gas injection demonstration run utilizing a temporarily modified electrically-controlled type...
March 7th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

MOL Conducts Gas Injection Demonstration Run Utilizing a Temporarily Modified Slow Speed Diesel Engine

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced it has been decided that Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES; President: Yasuhiko Kato) and MOL conduct a gas injection demonstration run utilizing a temporarily modified electrically-controlled type slow...
March 6th, 2012 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ShipConstructor 2012 R2 Released

Victoria, March 5, 2011-0vernight to 6th of March 2012 -ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) has released a new version of its AutoCAD based CAD/CAM software. ShipConstructor 2012 R2 sets a new standard for 3D modeling efficiency and the rapid creation of clear production documentation. The latest version...
March 6th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services establishes its own presence in Malta

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and cargo services provider, has now established a new office in Malta. The opening of the ISS Malta office, with newly recruited management, follows the ending of a sub agency agreement with the local firm of Thomas Smith. Covering all...
March 5th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä expands its boiler services offering by acquiring assets and business of MMI Boiler Management

Wartsila’s Christoph Vitzthum Wärtsilä has signed a contract to acquire the assets and business of MMI Boiler Management Pte Ltd., the Singapore-based company specialising in the service and maintenance of boilers for marine and industrial applications. MMI Boiler Management has its main...
March 5th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services adapts to shifting industry dynamics

In a sector that sees many players struggling to maintain earnings, ISS lays out its new vision and explains deep changes in the way it  is organised and does business Captain Claus Hyldager, Chief Executive of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the global strategic maritime and cargo services provider,...
March 1st, 2012 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä extends license agreement with long-term partner Hyundai Heavy Industries

Wärtsilä extends license agreement with long-term partner Hyundai Heavy Industries
Image from the signing ceremony Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical  news Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, and its South Korean partner Hyundai Heavy Industries, Engine and Machinery Division, have signed a ten year extension to their license agreement...
February 29th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new office in Timor-Leste

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has opened an office in Timor-Leste. The new venture will enable ISS to provide a wide range of services and work alongside the Timorese Government and NGOs to make vital logistical improvements within the emerging state. Services...
February 28th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

HARRIS PYE – First order for complete Turnkey HFO to dual fuel boiler conversion

The Harris Pye Group – a high profile FPSO conversion company, one of the world’s leading specialists in the repair of marine and industrial boilers and an IMarEST Marine Partner – announced today that it has secured its first order for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of its...
February 26th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

One million horsepower produced by Qingdao Qiyao Wartsila MHI Linshan Marine Diesel Co., a jointly owned marine engine factory in China

Qingdao Qiyao Wartsila MHI Linshan Marine Diesel Co. (QMD) in Qingdao, China, celebrates its rapid growth as an engine builder with its achievement of having produced one million horsepower of two-stroke marine engines. The celebration took place on 24 February 2012 at QMD’s premises in Qingdao....
February 24th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Breakthrough order for DC technology

ABB wins order to install the first ever DC-based electric solution for a vessel. The Onboard DC Grid will allow vessels to cut fuel consumption and emissions by up to 20 percent. Zurich, Switzerland, February 22, 2012 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from...
February 23rd, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More