Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017
Michael Chalos In 2004, the IMO hosted the International Conference on Ballast Water Management to address the problems associated with the introduction of non-native species into aquatic ecosystems when transported in the ballast water of oceangoing vessels.  The members adopted the International Convention...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Press and Media, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

BIO-SEA soon to be in Austral territory on board the Astrolabe, from the National French Navy

BIO-SEA soon to be in Austral territory on board the Astrolabe, from the National French Navy
The Astrolabe The Astrolabe, 72 meters long and with a shifting of 2600 tons, is an icebreaker equipped with a BIO-SEA90 ballast water treatment system. The ship was baptized on July, 12th 2017, in Concarneau Piriou shipyards’ in attendance of Mrs Annick Girardin, the French overseas Minister. Built...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ballast Water Treatment Systems at a glance

Ballast Water Treatment Systems at a glance
Ballast water management is among the top environmental issues addressed by new regulations. With the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, shipowners are pressed to decide which treatment systems to choose. For manufacturers keen to be selected, attaining type approval by the U.S....
July 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

First ship with IMO Tier III EIAPP certified Wärtsilä engines is launched

First ship with IMO Tier III EIAPP certified Wärtsilä engines is launched
The French Navy’s patrol and polar logistic ice-breaker, L’Astrolabe. Photo: courtesy of PIRIOU. Wärtsilä Corporation, 21 July 2017 at 11 am EET The launch of the L’Astrolabe, a 72 metre polar logistics vessel fitted with a complete Wärtsilä propulsion machinery package and Wärtsilä NOR...
July 21st, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL releases updated DNV GL NOx TIER III compliance guide

DNV GL releases updated DNV GL NOx TIER III compliance guide
Hamburg, 20 July 2017: Classification society DNV GL has developed a new brochure to offer a set of best practices for the design of ships subject to NOx Tier III requirements. It also offers guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage. To ensure the success...
July 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä half year financial report January-June 2017

Wärtsilä half year financial report January-June 2017
… WÄRTSILÄ HALF YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT JANUARY-JUNE 2017 GROWTH IN ORDERS AND NET SALES IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2017 This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2017. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file. It is also available at http://www.wartsilareports.com/en-US/2017/q2/frontpage/ and...
July 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports | Read More

NaviPlanner from Nautisk extended to include extensive port data

NaviPlanner from Nautisk extended to include extensive port data
NaviPlanner from Nautisk is to be enhanced with the inclusion of more comprehensive port data following a new partnership with Shipping Guides Ltd. NaviPlanner is an end-to-end voyage planning solution which utilises touch-screen functionality and uses cloud technology based on the Microsoft Azure platform....
July 19th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement | Read More

Coldharbour signs up Lloyd’s Register for US Coast Guard type approval process

Coldharbour signs up Lloyd’s Register for US Coast Guard type approval process
Nick Brown, Marine and Offshore Director, Lloyd’s Register and Andrew Marshall, Chief Executive, Coldharbour Marine. LR will oversee the complete range of tests required by the US Coast Guard (USCG) in its type approval process. July 19, 2017 – UK-based Coldharbour Marine, a manufacturer of ballast...
July 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas and Ascenz join forces in ship performance agreement

As well as providing ship performance benefits, Ascenz’s Shipulse solution incorporates monitoring and reporting requirements for MRV compliance Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, July 19, 2017 – Bureau Veritas and Singapore based Ascenz have signed a memorandum to provide ship performance and monitoring...
July 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Subsea Industries welcome TAU research into hull biofouling

Subsea Industries welcome TAU research into hull biofouling
The industry has to consider taking a different approach to hull protection A study into the extent to which biofouling on ships’ hulls is contributing to the spread of invasive aquatic species in the Mediterranean Sea – a phenomenon commonly associated with ship ballasting operations – has been...
July 17th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

R.I.NA: BWM – News from IMO Committee

R.I.NA: BWM – News from IMO Committee
BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT – News from IMO Committee –  The BWM Convention will enter into force on 8 September 2017 – one year after ratification. The convention stipulates two standards for discharged ballast water. The D-1 standard covers ballast water exchange while the D-2 standard...
July 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Unmanned ships on the horizon

Unmanned ships on the horizon
The AAWA project investigates a broad range of criteria relevant to autonomous shipping, including safety, economic and social aspects. With  a new testbed and several research projects underway, autonomous shipping is one step closer to becoming a reality. And DNV GL is working on developing the necessary...
July 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data

BIMCO joins forces with Shipdex to push digitalisation of data
From the signing of the agreement; form l to r: Henrik Striboldt, MAN Diesel & Turbo, John Turnball, Rolls-Royce, Capt. Eugen Adami, Mastermind Shipmanagement, Giancarlo Coletta, Shipdex Chairman, G&C Shipping , Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO, Deputy Secretary General Lars Gullaksen, BIMCO, Marco...
July 14th, 2017 | BIMCO, Company Profiles, Events, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

E.R. Schiffahrt wins further management contract from Maersk Line

E.R. Schiffahrt wins further management contract from Maersk Line
Nils Aden E.R. Schiffahrt, the Hamburg-based ship manager, has been appointed by Danish Maersk Line with the ship management of three further vessels. The new contract comprises the management of three 8,400 teu container vessels and includes the crew and technical management, as well as additional services...
July 14th, 2017 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Bureau Veritas launches ‘My BWMP’ …

Bureau Veritas launches ‘My BWMP’ …
… Bureau Veritas launches ‘My BWMP’ – a new e-business solution to help the shipping industry meet the Ballast Water Management deadline D-1 Plan Approvals available online bring e-business to the class business Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, July 12, 2017 – As the Ballast Water Management...
July 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hempel protects iconic Queensferry Crossing

Hempel protects iconic Queensferry Crossing
The Queensferry Crossing in Scotland – photograph courtesy of Transport Scotland Leading global coatings provider Hempel appointed to provide innovative tough coating solutions against corrosion to the Queensferry Crossing. Located on the busy Forth Estuary near Edinburgh, on the east coast of...
July 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

72% of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage are ECDIS ready, following deadline on 1st July 2017

72% of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage are ECDIS ready, following deadline on 1st July 2017
9,680 cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage using an ENC service, according to UKHO Almost three-quarters of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage (GT) are already compliant with the SOLAS-mandated Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) deadline of 1st July 2017, according to the...
July 11th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula
Fernando Impuesto With the global fuel sulphur limit of 0.5% entering into force in 2020, the interest towards LNG as a marine fuel is increasing. One of the main obstacles to the accelerated uptake of LNG, however, is the uncertainty regarding future market volumes for LNG. DNV GL has addressed this...
July 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

New Bureau Veritas rules support hybrid power and energy storage systems

New Bureau Veritas rules support hybrid power and energy storage systems
Martial Claudepierre, Business Development Manager, Bureau Veritas with Seaspan’s Harly Penner in front of the battery banks on board Seaspan Swift in Vancouver last week With a growing number of hybrid vessels entering service, Bureau Veritas has consolidated its experience in the field with a new...
July 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Wärtsilä waterjets to power new Danish high-speed ferry

Wärtsilä waterjets to power new Danish high-speed ferry
Wärtsilä’s compact axial flow jet solution was considered the most appropriate choice for the new Molslinjen high-speed ferry. The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply four of its waterjets plus the hydraulics and control system for a new 109 metre long high-speed RoPax ferry....
July 5th, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

FUGRO continues inspection, repair and maintenance services for Petrobras in Brazil

FUGRO continues inspection, repair and maintenance services for Petrobras in Brazil
The “Fugro Aquarius” Fugro has been awarded a further 2-year contract by Petrobras to provide comprehensive inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) and pipeline inspection services in Brazil. This new award follows Fugro’s successful completion of an initial 12-month contract for the oil...
July 4th, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

elemed event at Laskarides Foundation

elemed event at Laskarides Foundation
A view from the elemed event – one of the the panels with Dimitrios N. Vlachos at the podium Designing the roadmap for the use of electrification for sustainable marine transportation in Eastern Mediterranean The design of a modern regulatory framework for the use of electricity as sustainable...
July 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

​KR authorized to deliver statutory services to Bangladesh

​KR authorized to deliver statutory services to Bangladesh
KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee  Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society –  has announced that it has signed an agreement with the government of Bangladesh to deliver services on behalf of the Bangladeshi flag administration, carrying out vessel surveys and issuing...
July 3rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ballast water treatment – SunRui becomes first Asian manufacturer to win USCG type approval

Ballast water treatment – SunRui becomes first Asian manufacturer to win USCG type approval
Mr. Fu Hongtian General Manager of Sunrui (left) and Vincent Li, DNV GL’s Regional Business Development Manager for Greater China. Shanghai, 30 June 2017:  The Chinese manufacturer SunRui and classification society DNV GL celebrated last week, as Sunrui became the fourth manufacturer of ballast water...
June 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

CSSC launches new marine service business with state of the art logistics centre

CSSC launches new marine service business with state of the art logistics centre
Andrew Stump, President, CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has today formally launched a new business CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, to coincide with the inauguration of their new logistic centre within the Yangshang free trade zone, Shanghai. The inauguration was...
June 30th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More