Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

GL & MAN joint study: Costs and benefits of LNG as ship fuel for container vessels

Using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as ship fuel has recently gained more attention not only in Europe, but also in Asia and the USA. Ship owners interested in LNG as ship fuel are currently facing a number of questions regarding the costs and the possible benefits of using such technology. And they wish...
May 22nd, 2012 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä Hamworthy wins major Santos Basin inert gas contract

Wärtsilä Hamworthy wins major Santos Basin inert gas contract
Wärtsilä Hamworthy, the global leader in environmental and liquid cargo handling solutions for the marine and oil & gas markets, has underscored its technical prowess in the offshore sector by winning the contract from Brazilian shipyard Ecovix-Engevix Construções Oceânicas S.A. to deliver Inert...
May 21st, 2012 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABB wins $18 million order for subsea pipeline construction vessels

ABB wins $18 million order for subsea pipeline construction vessels
Pipe Laying vessels Energy efficient electric propulsion, reliable power distribution systems for two deepwater pipeline installation vessels to be built by Daewoo in South Korea Zurich, Switzerland, May 16, 2012 — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won an order worth...
May 18th, 2012 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Cecon ASA presents its Consolidated Interim Financial Report for First Quarter 2012.

Cecon ASA presents its Consolidated Interim Financial Report for First Quarter 2012. Highlights of Q1 2012: •             Successful completion of installation offshore Nigeria •             Revenues Q1: NOK 93.4 million •             EBITDA: for Q1 NOK 22.9...
May 16th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Proven MacGregor equipment benefits 15 Asian OSVs of all types

Proven MacGregor equipment benefits 15 Asian OSVs of all types
100m 300men accommodation / work barge In April, Cargotec secured new contracts  to deliver MacGregor anchor-handling, mooring and towing solutions for 15 offshore support vessels (OSV) of various types being built in China for Asian customers. The ships are being built in several shipyards in China...
May 16th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services expands Asia-Pacific footprint with Global Marine Travel office in Singapore

Michael Page Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is expanding its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region with the opening of a new Global Marine Travel (ISS GMT) office in Singapore. ISS GMT Singapore has been opened to look after marine clients based in...
May 16th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism | Read More

DeLorme inReach™ to Provide Two-Way Tracking, Locating, Texting and SOS Communications for Greatest Loop Expedition

YARMOUTH, Maine – May 16, 2012 – (Marine NewsWire) DeLorme, the innovation leader in personal satellite tracking, messaging and navigation technology, today announced that it is contributing an inReach™ two-way personal satellite communicator and airtime to support Beneteau Powerboats’ Greatest...
May 16th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä Hamworthy lands Petrobras flare gas recovery contract

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 its Flare Gas Recovery packages to four floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units under construction for Petrobras. The units,...
May 14th, 2012 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

New davit regulation​s drive offshore market step change

New regulations on davits used in the offshore industry on both sides of the Atlantic are driving a step change in safe davit design, says Norwegian boat handling specialist Vestdavit. Writing in its newsletter, attached, Vestdavit says that in the USA API 2 and in Norway NORSOK R002 regulations will...
May 10th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

On site seal repairs around the world keep ships out of drydock

Hydrex has carried out repairs and replacements on all types of seals on-site, and in most cases underwater,   for a number of years now. This helps owners to extend their vessel’s drydock interval and eliminates the loss of time and production brought about by drydocking. Using the Hydrex flexible...
May 9th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

Navis opens in Singapore Gateway

Leading dynamic positioning and vessel motion control systems supplier, Navis Engineering Oy, has deepened its commitment to Asia by establishing Singapore as its regional sales hub to cover South East Asia and Oceania. Its new Singapore office, headed by South East Asia Area Sales Manager Yuri Krivtsov,...
May 8th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä to power future inland waterway vessel

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading total solutions provider, has been contracted to supply a complete power system, including two of its 6-cylinder Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel medium-speed engines, for a new dry cargo inland waterway vessel. This order extends the benefits of gas fuelled operation...
May 8th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Lessons from Marine Accident Reports 1/2012

Lessons from Marine Accident Reports 1/2012
This Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) issue 1/2012 in three parts with over 26 cases is a must-to-study and improve safety, research and development, needless to mention maritime education, training and mentorship! The MAIB examines and investigates all types of marine accidents to or on...
May 4th, 2012 | Books, Comment, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

INEC 2012 explores Engineering Naval Capability – and hold Careers Event

INEC 2012 explores Engineering Naval Capability – and hold Careers Event
Delegates from over 15 countries will be meeting in Edinburgh in under a fortnight for the 11th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2012), with its topical theme ‘Engineering Naval Capability’. Keynote addresses will be given by Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope GCB OBE ADC, First...
May 3rd, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

BRAEMAR (incorporating The Salvage Association) appoints new regional director to the Far East

Graeme Temple Braemar Technical Services (Incorporating The Salvage Association) is pleased to announce the appointment of Graeme Temple to the role of Regional Director for its Far East region. Graeme will take responsibility for strengthening the company’s surveyor network in this important region...
May 2nd, 2012 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Lloyd’s Register acquires WEST Engineering Services to become the top independent provider of technical services to the offshore drilling sector

Lloyd’s Register acquires WEST Engineering Services to become the top independent provider of technical services to the offshore drilling sector
John Wishard, Lloyd’s Register’s Energy Director Acquisition of WEST, subsea systems specialists, builds support for exploration and production activities Lloyd’s Register has acquired Houston-based WEST Engineering Services in a move that secures the Group’s position as the...
May 1st, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

OSIL introduce new oil in water monitoring buoy

OSIL’s environmental monitor OSIL are delighted to introduce their new Oil in Water Monitoring buoy, a rapid deployment option for localised spill events and preventative monitoring.  The compact and rugged buoy system is designed for short term monitoring (up to 24 months) and emergency...
April 30th, 2012 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

CTAS platform for real-time container terminal intelligence and control to interface as standard with Navis SPARCS N4 and 3.7 and terminal operating systems

April 30, 2012 – Lustenau, AUSTRIA – IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, a global provider of real-time visibility and control solutions for improving safety, productivity and efficiency in ports and terminals, has become a NavisReady partner. This NavisReady certification means that IDENTEC SOLUTIONS’ CTAS...
April 30th, 2012 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TOC Container Supply Chain Asia 2012

TOC Container Supply Chain  Asia 2012
l to r: Greg Knowler, Editor & Publisher, Cargonews Asia, Tim Wickmann, CEO, MCC Transport, Lars Jensen, CEO & Partner, SeaIntel, Frank Hercksen, Global Head of Ocean Freight, Executive Vice President, Panalpina, Juan Manuel Gonzalez, Managing Director, Asia Region, Hapag-Lloyd Asia box shippers...
April 30th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMCA guidance on hold-back vessels during DP diving OPS

IMCA guidance on hold-back vessels during DP diving OPS
New guidance has been produced by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) on the use of ‘hold-back’ vessels during diving operations. These are towing (or other) vessels that provoke additional security for DP (dynamically positioned) vessels engaged in critical operations by means...
April 27th, 2012 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä extends X-series portfolio to a 92-bore electronically-controlled low-speed engine

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading system integrator and solutions provider, extends its offering in the low-speed X-generation engine series with the new Wärtsilä X92 engine, to the upper end of its portfolio with a bore of 920 mm. The new engine, extremely efficient in terms of fuel...
April 26th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Lloyd’s Register draws on industry experience to issue new rules for stern-first ice-class vessels

Lloyd’s Register draws on industry experience to issue new rules for stern-first ice-class vessels
The “Mastera” the double-acting tanker, turning on ice – photo credit of Nesteoil. Growing commercial opportunities in the far north boost demand for customised shipping solutions The first dedicated set of rules for stern-first ice-class ships has just been published by Lloyd’s...
April 20th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Wärtsilä Interim Report January-March 2012

Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 20 April 2012 at 8.30 a.m. local time Offshore and Power Plant Markets supported growth in order intake HIGHLIGHTS OF THE REVIEW PERIOD JANUARY-MARCH 2012 – Order intake increased 13% to EUR 1, 109 million (979) – Book-to-bill 1.10 (0.90) – At...
April 20th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

BMT Supports the Development of Innovative Cutting Edge Technologies for the Renewables Industry

Wind farm BMT Syntek Technologies Inc. and BMT Reliability Consultants Ltd have announced that they are working closely with a number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and solution providers in the renewables industry helping them to develop innovative cutting edge technologies, to improve the...
April 19th, 2012 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Cargotec receives EUR 10 million order for MacGregor cargo handling cranes from China

Cargotec has confirmed a contract worth around EUR 10 million from a Chinese shipyard to deliver twenty 120-tonne MacGregor GLH cargo handling cranes for ten general cargo vessels. The cranes will be delivered during 2012 and 2013. The order is booked in the first quarter of 2012. “MacGregor cranes...
April 19th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More