Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

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

Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) announces new regional director for key market

Braemar (incorporating The Salvage Association) is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Gayton to the key role of Regional Director, Americas. He will take responsibility for strengthening and growing Braemar’s surveyor presence in this important region and for engaging more directly with...
February 1st, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical | Read More

Caterpillar Delivering the Power Solutions for United States Navy Missile Vessel MaK Engines Selected for the U.S.N.S. “Howard O. Lorenzen”

Caterpillar Delivering the Power Solutions for United States Navy Missile Vessel MaK Engines Selected for the U.S.N.S. “Howard O. Lorenzen”
Caterpillar Delivering the Power Solutions for United States Navy Missile Vessel The USNS “Howard O. Lorenzen” departing for Sea Trials MaK Engines Selected for the U.S.N.S. “Howard O. Lorenzen” Caterpillar Marine Power Systems is pleased to announce MaK and Cat® power solutions...
January 31st, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

BRAEMAR Technical Services announces Business Unit Rebranding –

BRAEMAR Technical Services announces Business Unit Rebranding –
Quentin Soanes, Executive Director of Braemar Shipping Services plc – Braemar Technical Services (BTS), the marine and offshore technical services arm of the Braemar Shipping Services Group, is pleased to announce a name rebranding of its business units with effect from the end of January. The...
January 31st, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

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