Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

LR signs MoU with Airobotics to support LR’s Remote PresenceTM Technology Program –

LR signs MoU with Airobotics to support LR’s Remote PresenceTM  Technology Program –
Ran Merkazy, LR’s VP Product and Service Innovation, presenting at the launch Hamburg, 6 September 2016 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering, technical and business services organisation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airobotics, a fully automatic drone platform,...
September 6th, 2016 | Aviation, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

Successful operation of first-ever direct-drive PM shaft generator aboard LNG-fueled tanker

Successful operation of first-ever direct-drive PM shaft generator aboard LNG-fueled tanker
Terntank Rederi Tanker in operation First direct-drive permanent magnet shaft generator solution sails smoothly aboard Terntank’s LNG-fueled, environmentally superior tanker Finland, September 6, 2016 WE Tech Solutions (WE Tech), a leading energy efficiency solutions provider in the marine industry,...
September 6th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä introduces updated version of its Nacos Platinum navigation, automation and control system

Wärtsilä introduces updated version of its Nacos Platinum navigation, automation and control system
The Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum series of navigation, automation and control systems has been updated and will be introduced at the SMM conference and exhibition taking place in Hamburg, Germany from September 5 to 9. Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 September 2016 at 10 am EET – The Wärtsilä Nacos...
September 6th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB produces a leap in fuel efficiency with launch of new Azipod propulsion model

ABB produces a leap in fuel efficiency with launch of new Azipod propulsion model
Linear flow Azipod XL has potential to save maritime industry millions of tons of fuel  Helsinki, Finland, 06 September 2016 – ABB is launching a new Azipod propulsion unit that is up to 10 percent more efficient than previous versions. Azipod propulsion is the shipping industry’s leading...
September 6th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fugro’s new OCEANSTAR™ manoeuvring system enhances vessel safety

Fugro’s new OCEANSTAR™ manoeuvring system enhances vessel safety
Fugro has introduced a new service to its range of satellite positioning systems. Oceanstar™ is an onboard decision support system that has been developed to improve navigational safety and reduce the operating costs of commercial vessels such as cruise ships, container ships, ferries, ro-ro vessels,...
September 5th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR, HHI and HMD to collaborate on ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study

LR, HHI and HMD to collaborate on ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study
Lloyd’s Register (LR), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) have signed a joint development project (JDP) to produce a ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study. This will comprehensively review the design requirements between 6.6K LNG bunkering ships and 14K TEU LNG-fuelled...
September 5th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Investment in training takes pole position at Harris PYE

Investment in training takes pole position at Harris PYE
Chris David A new intake of graduate trainee engineers; the start of a new ‘term’ in their internal Weld School; three trainees over half way through a two-year Boilermaker scheme; and six graduates of the inaugural Boiler Assistant training course highlight the Harris Pye Engineering Group’s commitment...
September 5th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

New Wärtsilä Sea-Master system uses digital technology…

New Wärtsilä Sea-Master system uses digital technology…
New Wärtsilä Sea-Master system uses digital technology to maximise uptime and reduce lifecycle costs of vessel shaft lines Wärtsilä Corporation, 5 September 2016 at 1 pm EET – Wärtsilä launches Wärtsilä Sea-Master system for monitoring the condition of tail shaft equipment. The Wärtsilä...
September 5th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

MissionEase provides single answer for multi-role vessel challenges

MissionEase provides single answer for multi-role vessel challenges
MULTI-BOAT handling capability will determine whether the new generation of multi-role ships can meet rising security, exploration, humanitarian and environmental challenges, according to Vestdavit. The Norway-based boat system and market-leading davit-handling specialist recently secured a market breakthrough...
September 5th, 2016 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corvus’ energy storage system chosen by GE Power Conversion group

Corvus’ energy storage system chosen by GE Power Conversion group
General Electric to use new Orca Energy Storage System (ESS) from Corvus Energy GE’s Power Conversion business will be integrating Orca ESS technology for merchant, naval and offshore applications at its marine power test facility and customer demonstration center. Richmond, B.C – September...
September 5th, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The immeasurable value of underwater inspections

The immeasurable value of underwater inspections
Building upon conventional technical skills and know-how while also taking advantage of the latest technology, Hydrex offers a unique hull monitoring service to its customers. This gives shipowners total control of their ship’s hull condition and consequently its performance, with only a minimum...
September 4th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Shipowners should act now to lessen impact of new refrigeration rules

Shipowners should act now to lessen impact of new refrigeration rules
The cost of refrigerant and regulatory compliance in the next five years will become as commercially important to vessel operations as regulations governing sulphur emissions are today, warns Robert Chesters, Managing Director Oceanic Technical Solutions. “If shipowners fail to make their plants gas-tight,...
September 4th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

VG Shipping applies Ecospeed to second Eco Coaster

VG Shipping applies Ecospeed to second Eco Coaster
VG-Shipping selected Subsea Industries’ non-toxic Ecospeed hull coating for the Royal Bodewes built Mirva VG and Eeva VG Eco Coasters VG-Shipping, the ship management arm of the Meriaura Group has selected Subsea Industries’ non-toxic Ecospeed hull coating for its second environmentally-safe cargo...
September 4th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New appointments for Navico to drive growth of Simrad brand

New appointments for Navico to drive growth of Simrad brand
Nicolas Quéru Nicolas Quéru has been appointed to lead Navico’s Commercial Marine Division worldwide to take forward the marine electronics group’s continuing strategy for growth. Quéru (35) has been made EVP Managing Director with immediate effect following his promotion from Vice President,...
September 2nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot and ABB to create unique simulation centre at Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University

Sovcomflot and ABB to create unique simulation centre at Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot PAO Sovcomflot, Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. (ABB) Company and the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University (MSU) have signed an agreement for research, technological and educational partnership. The document provides for the establishment of the Marine Propulsion...
September 2nd, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

Caterpillar Marine to Power World’s Most Efficient Ferries for Stena Line

Caterpillar Marine to Power World’s Most Efficient Ferries for Stena Line
Stena Line NB Ropax Hamburg, Germany – Caterpillar Marine is pleased to announce Cat® power solutions have been selected to power four 3100 LM RoPax Ferries for Stena Line. Each ferry will be equipped with two MaK™ 12 M 43 C propulsion engines. “By combining a set of proven technologies Caterpillar’s...
September 2nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Africa’s First Dredging Simulator Unveiled in Durban

Africa’s First Dredging Simulator Unveiled in Durban
Transnet Group Chief HR OfficerNonkululeko Sishi [Durban, South Africa, 2 September 2016] Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa – another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the...
September 2nd, 2016 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

MaK™ and Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence working with DNV GL to offer Survey Arrangement Machinery Condition Monitoring

MaK™ and Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence working with DNV GL to offer Survey Arrangement Machinery Condition Monitoring
MaK™ and Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence working with DNV GL to offer Survey Arrangement Machinery Condition Monitoring to help ship owners move to a condition-based maintenance strategy that identifies potential problems prior to failure and reduces costs incurred by excessive maintenance. Virginia...
September 2nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

New direct-drive PM shaft generator solution order for Rederiet Stenersen’s chemical tankers

New direct-drive PM shaft generator solution order for Rederiet Stenersen’s chemical tankers
17500 dwt chemical tanker owned by Rederiet stenersen AS Finland, September 2, 2016: WE Tech Solutions (WE Tech), a leading energy efficiency solution provider, has received an order to deliver its direct-drive permanent magnet (PM) shaft generator solution to a series of two 17500 DWT IMO class II...
September 2nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

‘Streamlined safety’ and ‘convenient compliance’ are key for shipowners at SMM 2016

‘Streamlined safety’ and ‘convenient compliance’ are key for shipowners at SMM 2016
VIKING Nadiro Drop-In-Ball™ technology Streamlined safety equipment procurement, servicing convenience and regulatory compliance are on the radar as global shipowners continue their search for cost and efficiency improvements. VIKING is bringing visitors to SMM 2016 a chance to experience and discuss...
September 1st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Parker Kittiwake launches New Condition Monitoring Starter Kit

Parker Kittiwake launches New Condition Monitoring Starter Kit
Condition Monitoring Starter Kit provides essential tools to protect vital equipment from damage and prevent breakdowns LONDON – 1 September 2016 – Parker Kittiwake, a leading global manufacturer of condition monitoring and fluid analysis technology, has today announced the launch of the Condition...
September 1st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Management changes at GAC Group

Management changes at GAC Group
Dubai, 1 September 2016 – Global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, the GAC Group, has announced a swathe of management changes and transfers. At Group level, changes come with Erland Ebbersten, formerly Group Vice President for the Africa, Russia and Central Asia region,...
September 1st, 2016 | Communication, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

NAPA and FURUNO announce collaboration to bring digital reporting to mainstream shipping

NAPA and FURUNO announce collaboration to bring digital reporting to mainstream shipping
Maritime digitalisation heavyweights put Big Data and the Internet of Things within the reach of all vessels Helsinki, Finland – 1 September 2016 – NAPA, the leading maritime data analysis, software and services provider, and FURUNO, the global leader in marine electronics equipment and solutions,...
September 1st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

NSR Report confirms KVH’s Continuing Leadership Position in Maritime VSAT Market

NSR Report confirms KVH’s Continuing Leadership Position in Maritime VSAT Market
Northern Sky Research report shows KVH with double the market share of its nearest Ku-band competitor MIDDLETOWN, RI – September 1, 2016 – The mini-VSAT Broadbandsm service of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), has once again been cited as the market share leader in maritime VSAT units in...
September 1st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Elcome Supplies Electrical and Electronic Systems to Abu Dhabi Ship Building for New Ships

Elcome Supplies Electrical and Electronic Systems to Abu Dhabi Ship Building for New Ships
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Aug. 31, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Elcome International is supplying electrical switchboards, safety, monitoring and control systems for three vessels under construction at Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB). Elcome, one of the world’s largest marine technology, system...
August 31st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More