Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

KR releases KR-CON V16

KR releases KR-CON V16
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has released its 16th KR-CON. First launched in May 1997, the innovative software program set out to help surveyors, shipbuilders, and PSC officers to search for IMO instruments more accurately, quickly...
April 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Reygar expands use of DP system

Reygar expands use of DP system
Mormaen 15 Barge Marine innovation company Reygar has successfully tested its StemTIDE dynamic positioning (DP) control system on the 60 x 22m multi-purpose barge “Mormaen 15”. In a project backed by Innovate UK, the Keynvor Morlift (KML) owned barge was converted to take twin 430kW modular deck...
April 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys. These guidelines incorporate the applicable range and procedures for use of drones in class surveys, the technical considerations for safe operation and the requirements for drone service...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Babcock wins vent gas cooler technology contract

Babcock wins vent gas cooler technology contract
Babcock Vent Gas Cooler Babcock LGE, the specialist technology provider for the marine liquefied gas market has secured a new contract for its patented Vent Gas Cooler (VGC™) technology. This follows the recent award for its ground-breaking ecoSMRT® LNG reliquefaction technology for four newly ordered...
April 6th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

OKA Shipyard lays keels for ROB20 tank barges duo

OKA Shipyard lays keels for ROB20 tank barges duo
Oka Keellaying Okskaya Sudoverf (a company of UCL Holding) has laid down the fifth and the sixth non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 (Hulls No 4105 and No 4106) under the order of State Transport Leasing Company (STLC PJSC). Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for...
April 6th, 2018 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Chiquita stays fresh with 2500 energy-efficient reefer containers from Maersk Container Industry

Chiquita stays fresh with 2500 energy-efficient reefer containers from Maersk Container Industry
Chiquita is bolstering its fleet of Star Cool Integrated containers and adding more Controlled Atmosphere systems. Dedicated to creating more sustainable shipping practices, the world-renowned banana producer is further bolstering its fleet of Star Cool Integrated™ containers and adding more controlled...
April 4th, 2018 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts

Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts
… Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts which deliver enhanced earning potential and reduce emissions per transported cargo unit MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is upgrading and optimising the container stowage systems on board seven Hapag-Lloyd C-class (Samsung 9,300...
April 4th, 2018 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ecoslops Annual Results 2017

Ecoslops Annual Results 2017
STRONG GROWTH IN SALES AND POSITIVE NET PROFIT REACHED IN SINES. STRONG CASH POSITION Paris, April 03, 2018 – Ecoslops (ISIN: FR0011490648; Ticker: ALESA / PEA-PME eligible), the cleantech that brings oil into circular economy, announces the results for the year ended December 31 2017, adopted by...
April 3rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

First LPG-Powered dual-fuel engine receives order

First LPG-Powered dual-fuel engine receives order
The Exmar fleet already contains a number of VLGCs such as that pictured here. The twonewbuildings will be the first to feature LpG-powered, dual-fuel MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP engines MAN B&W ME-LGIP with high-pressure SCR for VLGCs Hanjin Heavy Industries has announced that it will construct 2 ×...
March 29th, 2018 | LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Survitec lands liferaft contract with Dutch sailing charter company

Survitec lands liferaft contract with Dutch sailing charter company
Safety solutions provider Survitec has reached agreement to provide Tallship Company, a Dutch sailing charter outfit, with 23 Extended Service Rafts (ESR) over a five-year period, with an option to extend for a further five years. The new equipment will replace existing DSB Inflatable Rescue Boats on...
March 29th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System submitted for USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System submitted for USCG Type Approval
The Wärtsilä Aquarius Electro-Chlorination BWMS is now expected to receive USCG Type Approval. Wärtsilä Corporation, 29 March 2018 at 10.00 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius Electro-Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for US Coast Guard (USCG)...
March 29th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marcura Bulks Up its Compliance Team for GDPR

Marcura Bulks Up its Compliance Team for GDPR
New appointments expected to support and strengthen the Group’s compliance-oriented offerings March 2018 (Dubai, UAE) – The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing innovative business solutions to the maritime industry, today announced the appointment of TenIntelligence...
March 28th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 27 March 2018 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for an LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt class very large ore carrier (VLOC). Following the announcement of the IMO’s SOx emission limitations from...
March 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Coldharbour initiates Japanese type approval process

Coldharbour initiates Japanese type approval process
Andrew Marshall, CEO, Coldharbour Marine Ltd March 2018 – Coldharbour Marine, a manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems based on unique inert gas technology, has engaged Japanese classification society ClassNK to assist in the process of obtaining Japanese type approval from the Ministry of...
March 26th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Damen Anchor & Chain Factory delivers two anchors for the luxury yacht sector

Damen Anchor & Chain Factory delivers two anchors for the luxury yacht sector
Laurens van Gelder, Managing Director of AKF Marking a return to production for the high-end yacht industry, Damen Anchor & Chain Factory (AKF) has delivered two galvanized yacht anchors. AKF carried out the fabrication, Class approved testing, and galvanization of the anchors – each weighing 1080kg...
March 26th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä VOC recovery system can save tons of fuel each year for two new shuttle tankers

Wärtsilä VOC recovery system can save tons of fuel each year for two new shuttle tankers
he tankers will feature a Wärtsilä VOC recovery module that will eliminate VOC emissions and enable notable fuel savings. Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 March 2018 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) recovery technology, LNG fuel gas...
March 26th, 2018 | Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to ensure the continuous operations of Hidrovias Group’s pusher tugs in South American rivers

Wärtsilä to ensure the continuous operations of Hidrovias Group’s pusher tugs in South American rivers
Wärtsilä provides maintenance solutions to the fleet of eight Girocantex pusher tugs, which operate in the challenging rivers of South America. Wärtsilä Corporation, 23 March 2018 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä and Girocantex Uruguay, a subsidiary of Hidrovias Group, have signed...
March 23rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä and Crowley extend maintenance agreement for 11 articulated tug barges

Wärtsilä and Crowley extend maintenance agreement for 11 articulated tug barges
The agreement with Wärtsilä allows Crowley to execute carefully planned maintenance schedules, customize scopes, and achieve constant cooperation to complete the ATB dry docks on schedule, ensuring the reliability and efficiency of the vessels’ operations. Wärtsilä Corporation,  21 March 2018...
March 21st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

INTTRA Expands Carrier Network with NAMSUNG Shipping, Korea’s First Private Carrier

INTTRA Expands Carrier Network with NAMSUNG Shipping, Korea’s  First Private Carrier
Parsippany, N.J., and Seoul, Korea, March 21, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral electronic transaction platform, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced an expansion of its rapidly growing carrier network with the addition of Korea’s...
March 21st, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Confidence & Accuracy Critical to Ballast Water Compliance

Confidence & Accuracy Critical to Ballast Water Compliance
Dr Brian Phillips “Confidence & Accuracy Critical to Ballast Water Compliance” by Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director, Chelsea Technologies Group for Maritime Reporter. CTG has direct experience of ballast water management and compliance with the high standards demanded by regulators....
March 20th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

CEMEX, Damen and LR collaborate on next generation dredger design

CEMEX, Damen and LR collaborate on next generation dredger design
An image of the new generation dredger design Helping to meet UK requirements for more efficient and environmentally friendly dredging 19 March 2018 – CEMEX UK has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group to build the first in a new generation of Marine Aggregate Dredgers, with Lloyd’s Register...
March 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä acquires Transas to accelerate its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision

Wärtsilä acquires Transas to accelerate its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision
Connecting smart ships with smart ports will deliver fundamental benefits to the marine sector. Wärtsilä Corporation, 19 March 2018 at 10 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is to acquire Transas, a global company headquartered in the U.K. The move will speed Wärtsilä along its path...
March 19th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

VIKING sees a slight improvement in cargo and offshore

VIKING sees a slight improvement in cargo and offshore
VIKING survival on ice For the second consecutive year, revenue and earnings remained stagnant for 2017 at VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S. Two of the largest customer segments, the cargo ship market and offshore industry, remain in turmoil and continue to impact the top and bottom lines. Signs of a...
March 16th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Building a secure future – Cyber security service provider Nettitude joins the Lloyd’s Register group

Building a secure future – Cyber security service provider Nettitude joins the Lloyd’s Register group
Alastair Marsh London, 16 March 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology, today announces the acquisition of Nettitude, a market-leading provider of cyber security services with some of the most sophisticated...
March 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

The best bits of Oi18

The best bits of Oi18
As Oi18 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for joining us at what has been a fantastic event. We hope you’ve had a successful few days. With over 450 exhibitors having the opportunity to meet with thousands of quality visitors from around the globe, we are proud to have provided the industry...
March 15th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Construction, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More