Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

Dutch ingenuity impresses Brazilian maritime leaders

Dutch ingenuity impresses Brazilian maritime leaders
Brazilian delegation boarding the Veerhaven The Netherlands, Dordrecht, August 1st*, 2012 – The awareness amongst Brazilian captains of the maritime industry of how Dutch innovations can contribute to their business success has significantly increased over the last two months. This consciousness...
August 2nd, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Wärtsilä Hamworthy strengthens offshore waste treatment reference

Wärtsilä Hamworthy, the global leader in environmental and liquid cargo handling solutions for the marine and oil & gas markets, has won a contract to supply sewage treatment plant to Eiffage Consortium for an accommodation platform for the second phase of Total’s OFON field off Nigeria. The...
August 1st, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new office in Mauritius

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new office in Mauritius
ISS CEO Capt. Claus Hyldager and Acting President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mrs Monique Oshan Bellepeau Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has expanded its operations into Mauritius, with the acquisition of Belship Co Ltd.  Renamed ISS Belship, this...
July 28th, 2012 | Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

New Engine Marks Generational Change in Container Shipping

The S90ME First S90ME-C9.2 unit successfully tested at Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division in Korea MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that its first super-long-stroke, 90-cm bore Mk 9 engine has successfully completed test bed trials at Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery...
July 27th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

New Lilaas lever takes centre-stage at SMM

LO1 lever Lilaas, a leading global manufacturer of control levers and joysticks for the maritime and offshore  industries, is launching its new electronically-controlled LO1 lever range at SMM in Hamburg. The LO1 range marks a major technological step forward for the company and for the industry itself....
July 27th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä ship designs and propulsion systems chosen for three new platform supply vessels to be operated by Statoil

Wärtsilä Corporation, 25 July 2012, at 11:00 am (EET) Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has been contracted to supply the ship designs for three new platform supply vessels (PSVs). The contracts have been signed with Kleven Maritime AS, the Norwegian shipyard...
July 25th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Cargotec signs exclusive marine equipment repair agreement with HEISCO

Cargotec signs exclusive marine equipment repair agreement with HEISCO
Signing the agreement: Samir Hermez, CEO of HEISCO (left) and Darko Bogdanovic, Regional Manager, Middle East, Cargotec Marine Service (right) “Our main aim will be to provide HEISCO with services related to trouble-shooting, and the survey and repair ofall hydraulic and electro-hydraulic equipment,...
July 23rd, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

ABB acquires Amarcon to expand its marine software offering

Acquisition extends ABB’s capability for Marine Advisory Systems and supports Smart Marine initiative Zurich, Switzerland, July 19, 2012 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire Amarcon BV, a Dutch company that develops and markets software solutions for the...
July 19th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GL certifies vibration monitoring service supplier Nico International

GL MachineryManager system enables shipping companies to view inspection procedures and results for components Hamburg/Germany, Dubai/UAE, 17 July 2012* – Nico International has been certified by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for offering vibration monitoring and diagnostics services applied to machinery...
July 18th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Cargotec’s new automatic MacGregor twistlock gains Germanischer Lloyd’s approval

  Hapag Lloyd has chosen to fit Cargotec’s MacGregor C8A fully-automatic twistlocks on its new series often 13, 200 TEU container vessels (Picture: Hapag-Lloyd) Cargotec’s newly-approved fully-automaticMacGregor twistlock offers significant safety advantages and time-savings in port;...
July 16th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Cargotec receives an order for MacGregorelectric cranes and hatch covers for six bulk carriers in China

Cargotec receives an order for MacGregorelectric cranes and hatch covers for six bulk carriers in China
Ariston Stallion A Chinese state-owned shipyard has ordered MacGregor variable frequency drive cranes and folding-type hatch covers for Greek bulk shipping operator Ariston Navigation’s six new generation 35, 000 dwt bulkers.  The contract is booked into Cargotec’s second quarter order intake....
July 16th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Future Teak for river cruise ships

The fore part of Viking Prestige Future Teak, the environmentally-friendly decking and flooring material from Bolidt found onboard an increasing number of high profile ocean-going cruise ships, is increasing its share in the river-going passenger vessel market. The company’s latest order sees Future...
July 11th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Norton Rose advises Stena Line on the acquisition of Scandlines’ Baltic Sea operations

Norton Rose advises Stena Line on the acquisition of Scandlines’ Baltic Sea operations
  Klaus von Gierke International legal practice Norton Rose Group has advised Swedish freight ferry operator Stena Line Scandinavia AB on the acquisition of five ferry routes from German shipping company Scandlines GmbH.The routes are Sassnitz, Germany to Trelleborg, Sweden; Rostock, Germany to...
July 11th, 2012 | Coastal Shipping, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply dual-fuel engines for China’s first LNG powered tugs

Wärtsilä Corporation, 11 July 2012, at 11.30 (EET) Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, is to supply the main engines for two environmentally sustainable tugs being built for CNOOC Energy Technology & Services Limited (CETS), a subsidiary of the state-owned...
July 11th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ICS welcomes IMO action on ECDIS performance and decision to reject 1, 000 Mile Routeing measure in Mozambique Channel

John Murray The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents global shipowners and 80% of the world merchant fleet – has welcomed the decision by the  International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation (2- 6 July in London) to take action to address...
July 10th, 2012 | International Chamber of Shipping, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Saab announces commercial availability of fifth-generation maritime Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)

The defence and security company Saab announces that the company’s advanced fifth-generation R5 family of AIS products are now commercially available. “The new R5 AIS products from Saab are the first to incorporate software-defined radio (SDR) transceivers together with newly developed high-speed...
July 9th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

China Navigation returns for more electrically-driven MacGregor cranes from Cargotec

Photo courtesy Deltamarine In a bid to build the most efficient bulkcarriers on the market, China Navigation has returned to Cargotec for 16electrically-driven bulk versions of its variable frequency drive MacGregorcranes. The order has been booked in the second quarter 2012 order intake. For its new...
July 9th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä signs long-term service agreement with Princess Cruise Lines

Wärtsilä Corporation,   9 July 2012 at 10:00 am Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has been awarded a long-term service agreement by global cruise operator Princess Cruise Lines Ltd. The contract covers seven Princess Cruise Lines vessels, each of which...
July 9th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

John Mills Valves in Triton contract for GE Oil & Gas

John Mills Valves in Triton contract for GE Oil & Gas
John Mills Valves – Valve bdy castings being made at the John Mills site in Newcastle John Mills Valves, a subsidiary of Wärtsilä Valves Limited, has completed a contract for a bronze globe valve for GE Oil & Gas for the firefighting system handling seawater on the Triton FPSO facility, approximately...
July 6th, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply integrated power and propulsion systems for three offshore service vessels

Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 July 2012 at 11 am EET Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, is to supply complete and fully integrated power generation and propulsion packages for three vessels being built for Pacific Radiance Ltd., the Singapore based company specialising...
July 4th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä Qiyao Diesel Company passes important milestone with production of 1000th Wärtsilä Auxpac 20 genset

Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press Release, 29 June 2012 at 1 pm EET Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has celebrated an important milestone with the production of the 1000th Wärtsilä Auxpac 20 generating set. This 8-cylinder Wärtsilä...
June 29th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABB wins $80 million order from Samsung Heavy Industries

The ABB Seadrill West Polaris Energy-efficient, reliable electrical systems to be supplied for five drill ships and two liquefied natural gas carriers to be built by Samsung Heavy Industries Zurich, Switzerland, June 28, 2012 — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won...
June 29th, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Navis showcases new STCS 4000 at SMM in Hamburg

  The new STCS 4000 Leading dynamic positioning and vessel motion control systems supplier, Navis Engineering Oy, is showcasing STCS 4000, its new multipurpose integrated steering and thruster control system, at SMM in Hamburg from September 4 -7.STCS4000, based on digital technology, has already...
June 28th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan releases update of wind farm design software – WindFarmer 5.0

“WindFarmer 5.0 includes wind flow modelling and data visualisation”, Image copyright – GL Group Hamburg/Germany, 28 June 2012 – Taking another step in the development of its wind farm design software, GL Garrad Hassan has released version 5.0 of WindFarmer. The software aids...
June 28th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä specifies MARIS ECDIS training package

Wärtsilä has become the latest major marine company to specify MARIS hardware and software as part of its product specific training. The MARIS ECDIS900 system is to be installed at the Wärtsilä Land & Sea Training Academy Subic, the engine company’s instruction centre in the Philippines. The...
June 27th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More