Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

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

New Rules for Chamber Systems in Tunnelling

Hamburg/Germany 23 February 2012 – Personnel air locks are essential pieces of equipment for compressed air work, particularly in tunnelling projects. Currently for simple personnel airlocks there exist some basic national requirements in individual countries as well as a European standard. To...
February 23rd, 2012 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Videotel, Safebridge and MSG join forces…

 … to offer a blended learning approach to ECDIS – one of the marine industry’s biggest training and education challenges today.- Videotel, the world’s largest multi-media producer of high-quality maritime safety training software and materials serving the maritime community on board...
February 22nd, 2012 | IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services launches operations in Saudi Arabia

Inchcape Shipping Services launches operations in Saudi Arabia
Joint venture with Al Bakri Group set to create leading maritime and cargo services business in the region Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, today announced the launch of new operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  The move provides ISS with a significant...
February 22nd, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

THOMAS GUNN now top supplier of Navigation Services to UNICOM Fleet

Thomas Gunn Thomas Gunn Navigation Services is delighted to announce that it has been awarded an important new contract by Unicom to supply an additional 43 vessels with its outfit management service. Thomas Gunn now supplies navigation solutions to 78 vessels, the bulk of the Unicom fleet. “We value...
February 21st, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Navis Engineering achieves DNV MED-B certification for AP4000 autopilot

Navis Engineering achieves DNV MED-B certification for AP4000 autopilot
Helsinki-based Navis Engineering Oy has received MED-B type approval for its latest generation AP4000 autopilot from classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV). Issued for a five-year period, the MED-B certificate provides assurance that the product complies with all the relevant international standards...
February 20th, 2012 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

The future of Marine Engine Remote Monitoring in Marine Applications

A paper presented at the Royal Institute of Naval Architects by P. Jaime Tetrault, Director, Product Support, Caterpillar Marine Power Systems Global mariners are familiar with new industry trends. They’ve seen many new technologies come and go over the past centuries. The age of sail eventually grew...
February 17th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä to power two more LNG fuelled offshore vessels in Gulf of Mexico

Wärtsilä to power two more LNG fuelled offshore vessels in Gulf of Mexico
This latest order complements that of October 2011 with Harvey Gulf for the first US flagged offshore LNG vessels, and further demonstrates that the move to LNG as a marine fuel in the United States has begun. LNG fuelled vessels offer compelling operational savings and significant environmental benefits....
February 17th, 2012 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Industry recommendations for ECDIS training

The Nautical Institute announced today publication of “Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Training” to address confusion in regard to ECDIS training. The guidance has been issued by an industry group made up of leading international shipping industry organisations and organised and coordinated...
February 15th, 2012 | Associations, Books, Education and Training, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

BRAEMAR to market LNG containment system developed by General Dynamics NASSCO

Braemar Technical Services has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with General Dynamics NASSCO to market a new, flat plate technology, LNG Containment System developed by General Dynamics. The new containment system is a Type B tank designed to overcome the issues associated with partial filling...
February 15th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

New BGAN M2M lets machines talk across globe

Inmarsat has launched BGAN M2M, a new two-way IP data service targeting the growing global market for machine-to-machine communications.    BGAN M2M provides a low-cost solution to support real-time M2M applications. The service is suitable for M2M applications that would typically send between 1Mb  and...
February 14th, 2012 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Turnkey solutions from Scanjet Group

Scanjet, the Swedish world leading provider of tank cleaning machines, is pleased to announce the acquisition and subsequent merger with Ariston cargo and ballast control systems, now renamed Scanjet Ariston. Stavrin Bosnov“Joining the group means the Scanjet Ariston Multipurpose Monitoring & Control...
February 14th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo enter next phase of HERCULES research project

World-leading low- and medium-speed engine manufacturers, Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo, announce the kick off of the next phase of the extensive, long-term HERCULES research programme. The overall vision of the programme is to achieve sustainable and safe energy production from marine power...
February 10th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Dutch decks for German-built passenger ships

Bolidt Helipad deck German shipbuilder Meyer Werft and Dutch deck specialist Bolidt Kunststoftoepassing BV have extended their close relationship. This includes work on the latest cruise ship to be built at Meyer Werft’s Papenburg shipyard. The 130, 000gt vessel, delivered this month, is fitted...
February 9th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IRIDIUM PILOT™ raises the bar for affordable broadband maritime communications

Powered by the Iridium OpenPort® Service, Iridium Pilot Broadband Platform Offers Reliable, High-Quality Communications Via the World’s Furthest-Reaching Network MCLEAN, Va. – February 9, 2012 – Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) announces the launch of its second-generation maritime broadband...
February 9th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

FutureShip appoints head of new Singapore office

Singapore, 8 February 2012 – FutureShip, the maritime consultancy subsidiary of classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL), has appointed Khorshed Alam to head its newly established office in Singapore. “We are seeing greatly increasing demand for our energy efficiency enhancing solutions,...
February 8th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GL’s FutureShip cooperates with Marorka

Singapore, 8 February 2012 – A cooperation between two leading energy efficiency improvers yields new potential to reduce emissions for shipowners around the world. At a press conference in Singapore, FutureShip announced its cooperation with Iceland-based Marorka. Together, the two companies will...
February 8th, 2012 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

VIDEOTEL helps reduce the dangers of visiting a ship in port

VIDEOTEL helps reduce the dangers of visiting a ship in port
Whilst many are aware of the hazards faced on board a vessel at sea, often little attention is paid to the difficulties and dangers encountered during the seemingly simple act of visiting a ship in port. Yet the terminals and ports a vessel serves are as potentially dangerous an industrial environment...
February 7th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Martek BNWAS the first to be approved by USCG

Martek BNWAS the first to be approved by USCG
Martek Marine’s bridge watch and alarm system (BNWAS) Navgard has become the first system to attain US Coast Guard approval. Navgard, which is approved by all major classification societies, was launched officially in Hamburg in September 2010 as the lowest cost, easiest and quickest system to install...
February 7th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Deepblue becomes IMarEST marine affiliated

Singapore-based DeepBlue Pte Ltd (DeepBlue) has become an Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) Marine Affiliate able to draw on the numerous advantages of corporate partnership with IMarEST, the leading professional body for the global marine community. DeepBlue was established...
February 3rd, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Technical | Read More