Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

ABB to provide energy management system for new Viking Line ferry

–  Smart energy tool to provide substantial fuel savings for environmentally friendly cruise ferry, helping it reach a target of zero marine emissions  – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order to provide an energy management system for one of the world’s...
January 27th, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Disruption due to Belgian port closures –

 – Disruption due to Belgian port closures – Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, advises that a nationwide strike in Belgium on 30 January 2012 will close all ports in the country, with knock-on effects likely during the whole week. ISS anticipates...
January 27th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Algoma Central Corporation has chosen Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion systems with integrated scrubbers for six Great Lakes vessels

Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion systems with integrated scrubbers for six Great Lakes vessels for Algoma Central Corporation   The full propulsion system with integrated fresh water scrubber lowers operating costs while reducing the vessel’s environmental footprint by allowing owners...
January 25th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Cargotec secures MacGregor RoRo equipment orders for two Mistral-class ships –

Two new Mistral-class ships will feature navy-standard MacGregor RoRo equipment from Cargotec Furthering Cargotec’s reputation for specialist RoRo expertise, the company has secured a contract to supply and install MacGregor RoRo equipment for two Mistral-class naval ships. The order is booked during...
January 25th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply power and positioning system for Statoil’s two new offshore drilling rigs

The Wärtsilä power and positioning system solution represents proven reliability as well as superior efficiency, which results in lower operating costs, fewer emissions and less maintenance. Furthermore, Wärtsilä’s unique condition monitoring system and the company’s local service network...
January 23rd, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services launches state-of-the-art anti-piracy solution

Claus Hyldager, ISS’s CEO Cost effective armour protection provides unrivalled countermeasures to safeguard vessel and crew welfare Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, and Vessel Protection Solutions (VPS) today announced the launch of a new anti-piracy...
January 23rd, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

MOL Jointly Develops Portable Liquid-level Gauge for Fuel Tanks

  Portable liquid-level gauge with wireless function – World’s First: Reducing Workload and Improving Safety during Bunkering – TOKYO, 19th January 2012—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that MOL and Musashino Co., Ltd. have jointly developed...
January 19th, 2012 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

MacGregor bulk handling systems are to be installed on four offshore support vessels (OSV) of various types under construction in Asia and Europe

Offshore support vessel, Brage Viking, fitted with a similar MacGregor bulk handling system In the last quarter of 2011 Cargotec secured contracts for MacGregor bulk handling systems for installation onboard four offshore support vessels (OSV) newbuildings belonging to two different owners; one in...
January 19th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hamworthy secures further ethylene carrier work in China

Hamworthy secures further ethylene carrier work in China
Hamworthy Oil & Gas Systems has continued the major advance in China’s broadening gas carrier construction sector by securing more contracts for delivery of complete cargo handling systems to two liquid ethylene gas (LEG) carriers to be built at Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co. Ltd (SOE)...
January 19th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services China launches pollution regulation intermediary service

David Young Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, today announced the launch of an intermediary service for ships calling at ports in China. The move is in response to new pollution prevention and control regulations introduced by Chinese regulators and...
January 16th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Safe and efficient MacGregor fully-automatic twistlock reduces port turnaround times and increases vessel productivity

Cargotec, in collaboration with the shipping giant A.P. Møller- Maersk A/S (Maersk), has developed a new, safe and efficient MacGregor C8A fully automatic dual-function twistlock. Cargotec is the only provider whose design met the twistlock performance criteria set by Maersk. During 2011 the new MacGregor...
January 11th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Ralf Pluch strengthens European sales team at MARIS

Ralf Pluch Maritime Information Systems AS, Norway (MARIS) has appointed Ralf Pluch Sales Director for Europe. Austrian-born Mr Pluch joins the company from ExNC Entwicklungs- und Vertriebs GmbH, which he founded to develop and market AIS Class B transponders. Prior to this, he worked as Sales Director...
January 11th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

New Pains Wessex website launched

A new Pains Wessex website had been launched by Chemring Marine, the world’s leading marine distress signal company. The redesigned website for Pains Wessex products (www.painswessex.com) has been specially created to provide commercial and leisure marine clients with essential product information...
January 10th, 2012 | Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Brookes Bell draws on inner strength

Brookes Bell draws on inner strength
  Colin Kershaw Brookes Bell Group – the marine, scientific and technical consultants and surveyors – has laid out a new strategy that will enhance its existing wide-ranging expertise with recent acquisitions and ventures that have significantly broadened its capabilities. Within the last...
January 9th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Technical | Read More

Shareholders of Hamworthy voted in favour of acquisition by Wärtsilä Corporation

Wärtsilä Corporation, Company Announcement, 9 January 2012, at 4.50 pm (EET) – Wärtsilä is pleased to announce that, at both the Court Meeting and General Meeting of Hamworthy plc held earlier today in relation to Wärtsilä’s recommended acquisition of Hamworthy by way of Scheme of...
January 9th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ClassNK Issues World’s First Approval for Alternative Coating System for Ballast Tanks under PSPC

Tokyo – ClassNK announced today that it had awarded type approval for the world’s first alternative coating system under PSPC (Performance Standard for Protective Coatings) for ballast tanks to a single coating system manufactured by Nippon Paint Marine Coatings Co., Ltd. This approval is the...
January 5th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

MOL President Muto’s 2012 New Year Message

MOL President Muto’s 2012 New Year Message
MOL President Muto’s 2012 New Year Message “Do Not Quarrel with Providence, or Blame Others” A Happy New Year to everyone in the MOL Group. Looking Back on 2011 2011 has been a year of momentous events. We have witnessed the Jasmine Revolution, the floods in Thailand, and the sovereign...
January 4th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Quote of the Day, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Are you ready for the ECDIS regulations?

The Admiralty team recently returned from Marintec China 2011 in Shanghai, where over 100 maritime professionals attended our Digital Integration Workshops. Entitled ‘Are you ready for the ECDIS regulations?’, the Workshops are designed to help ship managers effectively plan for the integration...
December 22nd, 2011 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

+ShipConstructor Part of $1.4 Million NSRP Research Project

 ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) continues to expand its involvement in the US National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP), created to advance technology and help shipbuilders increase efficiency. Alongside six other industry partners, SSI USA will participate in a $1.4 million project entitled...
December 22nd, 2011 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wartsila to supply new design for state-of-art pipe laying vessels opearating in Brazil

An artist's impression of the pipe-Laying vessels Wärtsilä to supply new design for state-of-the-art pipe laying vessels operating in Brazil. Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, is to supply the design and propulsors/positioning system for a series of two new flexible...
December 22nd, 2011 | Energy, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Cargotec supplies MacGregor RoRo port and terminal equipment to Norway

Image of the terminal with a Water taxi at Leka in Naeroy Kommune Cargotec supplies MacGregor floating terminals for water taxis to Norwegian municipalities and a hydraulically operated MacGregor vehicle shore ramp to Grenland Havn. The Norwegian municipalities of Vikna, Leka and Nærøy are jointly...
December 19th, 2011 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SKF’s New Range of Video Endoscopes Help Technicians Save Time and Money During Machinery Inspection

 SKF’s new range of three video endoscopes are first line inspection tools, that allow technicians to look inside and visually assess machine condition. Inspecting machinery like this, without the need to disassemble, can save time and money in many industry applications. “The new TKES 10 endoscope...
December 17th, 2011 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

World’s first LNG-fuelled tanker newbuilding delivered to Deen Shipping by Rotterdam ‘s Shipyard Trico to Lloyd’s Register class

World’s first LNG-fuelled tanker newbuilding delivered to Deen Shipping by Rotterdam ‘s Shipyard Trico to Lloyd’s Register class
Chemical tanker “MT Argonon” to emit less Sox, Nox and particulates across  Europe ‘s inland waterways MT Argonon The world’s first new LNG-fuelled tanker has been delivered in Rotterdam to Lloyd’s Register class, heralding the start of a new era of cleaner shipping...
December 14th, 2011 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

LNG Solutions for Large Container Vessels the Focus of GL and IHIMU

The eFuture 13, 000C design GL and IHIMU Hamburg/Germany, 13 December 2011 – LNG as ship fuel is already a proven alternative for short sea shipping, but what about the primary engine of global trade – the boxship? To investigate and develop solutions for large LNG fuelled container vessels...
December 14th, 2011 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Siwertell shiploader specified to keep cement handling clean

Siwertell totally enclosed loading system for a dust free operation Adelaide Brighton Cement’s new enclosed Siwertell system from Cargotec will ensure minimal environmental impact when loading cement and clinker at its plant in South Australia Cargotec has won an order to supply Adelaide Brighton...
December 13th, 2011 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More