Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

Norsafe secures contract with VARD Group

Norsafe secures contract with VARD Group
Norsafe LHD-60 – JYN-57 Norsafe has signed a new contract with VARD Group, and will supply lifeboats complete with davit systems to a series of fifteen new vessels. Topaz Energy and Marine has appointed shipbuilder VARD Group to construct fifteen Module Carrying Vessels (MCVs), each measuring 123m...
July 21st, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

NAPA chooses AutoCAD to deliver world-leading structural drawings

NAPA chooses AutoCAD to deliver world-leading structural drawings
NAPA Drafting incorporates the world’s most proven CAD system to automatically generate accurate 2D drawings from 3D ship designs Helsinki, Finland – 21 July2016 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, data analysis and services provider, and Tech Soft 3D, the global leader in software development...
July 21st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA closes 100% acquisition of Edif Group

RINA closes 100% acquisition of Edif Group
RINA S.p.A, the holding company of the multinational testing, inspection, certification and consulting engineering group based in Genoa, Italy, is pleased to announce that it has closed its acquisition of the entire share capital of Edif Group Limited for £118.5 million (around €151 million). High...
July 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stock Markets, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä optimises Eckerö’s engine performance with customised service package

Wärtsilä optimises Eckerö’s engine performance with customised service package
Eckerö MS Finlandia Wärtsilä Corporation,  21 July 2016 at 10.30 am EET – Wärtsilä and Rederiaktiebolaget Eckerö have extended their long-term maintenance agreement for Eckerö’s entire fleet of five vessels. Wärtsilä is providing leading digital maintenance concepts to meet the...
July 21st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

GE Appoints New President and CEO for its Power Conversion Business

GE Appoints New President and CEO for its Power Conversion Business
Azeez Mohammed Seasoned industry leader Azeez Mohammed announced as the new President & CEO of GE Energy Connections’ Power Conversion business Emphasis on reinforcing digital capacity and investment in research and development Customers to benefit from strengthening of services network and increased...
July 20th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

52 MW of ABB Azipod propulsion power destined for South Korea

52 MW of ABB Azipod propulsion power destined for South Korea
Ice class Azipod units ready for month long voyage from Helsinki to Asia Helsinki, Finland,  20 July 2016 – Pictured at Vuosaari habour on the outskirts of Helsinki, these four Azipod units are destined for shipyards in South Korea – a journey which will take approximately one month. The four thrusters...
July 20th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

WÄRTSILÄ interim report January-June 2016

WÄRTSILÄ interim report January-June 2016
Wärtsilä Corporation HALF YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT 20 July 2016 at 8.30 a.m. local time  WÄRTSILÄ INTERIM REPORT JANUARY-JUNE 2016  STABLE VOLUME DEVELOPMENT IN A CHALLENGING MARKET This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-June 2016. The complete report is attached...
July 20th, 2016 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology | Read More

Next generation fuel optimisation

Next generation fuel optimisation
  The gearbox Optixdrive lower fuel consumption with up to 25% for ships with shaft generator through enabling main engines to run on variable (optimal) rpm instead of fixed rpm Saving up to 700 ton fuel annually per vessel Lowering emissions of CO2, NOx & SOx Eliminating 95% of all “blackouts”...
July 19th, 2016 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Subsea Industries takes Ecospeed on the road

Subsea Industries takes Ecospeed on the road
The demonstrator vessel SUBSEA INDUSTRIES TAKES ECOSPEED DEMONSTRATOR VESSEL ON THE ROAD  Shipowners, shipbuilders and representatives from the Green Award Foundation  attended the first in a series of planned ‘roadshows’ Subsea Industries has initiated to demonstrate the zero environmental impact...
July 19th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Federal-Mogul DEVA Bearing material helps reduce marine pollution

Federal-Mogul DEVA Bearing material helps reduce marine pollution
MAN Alpha five-bladed CP Propeller for a twin screw patrol vessel installation Stadtallendorf, Germany,  18 July 2016 … Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: FDML), is supplying its DEVA bearings to the global shipbuilding industry to reduce the environmental...
July 18th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Integrating mechanical and hydraulic systems to optimise performance

Integrating mechanical and hydraulic systems to optimise performance
Launch and recovery system There are many challenges facing engineers in the marine sector, not least of which is the often-complex combination of mechanical and hydraulic systems, with competing priorities of machine performance, and efficiency and cost-effectiveness.  Commonly, the specification of...
July 18th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

MASCOT rewarded with international award for strategic innovation

MASCOT rewarded with international award for strategic innovation
MASCOT’s management received the award. From left: Export Director Kurt Madsen, Sales Director Henrik Bach, Managing Director Michael Grosbøl, IT and Logistics Director Lars Spang Kjeldsen, Finance Director Anders Ryberg, Director of Products & Special Projects Niels Høigaard Hald. 18 July 2016...
July 18th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

FUGRO commences offshore geotechnical contract for ONGC India

FUGRO commences offshore geotechnical contract for ONGC India
Fugro deploys deepwater geotechnical vessel, Fugro Voyager, for ONGC works offshore India’s east coast Fugro is to commence a major programme of offshore geotechnical investigations under a contract awarded by Indian oil and gas company, ONGC. Valued at approximately USD 26million, the contract involves...
July 15th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technical | Read More

Wärtsilä Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal shortlisted for the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2016

Wärtsilä Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal shortlisted for the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2016
Wartsila Sternguard  In-Water Serviceable Seal   Wärtsilä Corporation,  15 July 2016 at 13.30 p.m. – Wärtsilä Sternguard In-Water Serviceable Seal has been selected as one of seven finalists for the Maritime Engineering Innovation Award at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards 2016. The...
July 15th, 2016 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Turkish Navy’s Third MILGEM Corvette Launched; Powered by LM2500 Gas Turbine

Turkish Navy’s Third MILGEM Corvette Launched; Powered by LM2500 Gas Turbine
EVENDALE, Ohio (July 14, 2016) –GE’s Marine Solutions announced that the Turkish Navy’s third MILGEM multi-purpose corvette TCG Burgazada was launched powered by a GE LM2500 gas turbine-based propulsion system. The launch ceremony was held in mid-June at the Istanbul Naval Shipyard; a keel...
July 14th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Evoqua SeaCURE® system receives DNV GL Type Approval certification

Evoqua SeaCURE® system receives DNV GL Type Approval certification
DNV GL has assessed and granted Type Approval certification to Evoqua Water Technologies for its SeaCURE® ballast water management system (BWMS). The DNV GL Type Approval Certification for Ballast Water Management Systems is an exacting standard that takes into account a system’s design, construction,...
July 14th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Elcome Signs New Fleet Service Agreements

Elcome Signs New Fleet Service Agreements
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – July 13, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Elcome International, one of the largest marine technologies and system integrators in the world, today announced the signing of fleet service agreements with two major ship operators in the Middle East. Elcome will provide shore-based...
July 13th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Top names unite to drive forward LNG as a marine fuel

Top names unite to drive forward LNG as a marine fuel
13 July 2016, London – Carnival Corporation & plc, DNV GL, ENGIE, ENN, GE, GTT, Lloyd’s Register, Mitsubishi Corporation, NYK Line, Port of Rotterdam, Qatargas, Shell, TOTE Inc. and Wärtsilä have announced a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied...
July 13th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä in coalition to promote LNG as a marine fuel

Wärtsilä in coalition to promote LNG as a marine fuel
LNG Value Chain. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 July 2016 at 10:30 am EET – Wärtsilä and other leading marine industry players have formed a coalition, known as SEA/LNG, to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The coalition aims to help break down the...
July 13th, 2016 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register introduces new well integrity assurance service to provide greater efficiency

Lloyd’s Register introduces new well integrity assurance service to provide greater efficiency
Lloyd’s Register introduces new well integrity assurance service to provide greater efficiency and cost savings for oil and gas operators by combining Well Examination Services with Independent Verification. Well Examination services and Independent Competent Person (ICP) services are required by UK...
July 13th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

Navico to get new owners to support further growth

Navico to get new owners to support further growth
Navico Holding AS (Navico) is to be Acquired by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Altor Fund IV Navico – a leading provider of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and GoFree® brands – announced today that Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division...
July 12th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Wärtsilä: Energy efficiency is impacted by choices made throughout a vessel’s lifecycle

Wärtsilä: Energy efficiency is impacted by choices made throughout a vessel’s lifecycle
Tomas Hakala, Vice President, 4-stroke Engine Services, Wärtsilä Services. Investments in energy efficiency improvements offer cruise and ferry and merchant vessel operators an opportunity to reduce operating costs and emissions while building a more sustainable brand image. The overall energy efficiency...
July 12th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Record Season for Compositeworks!

Record Season for Compositeworks!
20% Increase in Turnover Major Investments Planned La Ciotat,  12 July 2016 – Compositeworks, a leading shipyard specialising in complex superyacht and megayacht refits, announced today that they have experienced a record season this year with turnover increasing by over 20% to 45 million euros....
July 12th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

First Commission of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress in Bering waters

First Commission of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress in Bering waters
The “Alaskan Leader” First Commission of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress in Bering waters with Alaskan Leader Fisheries 12 July 2016: Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, announced today that its partner Network Innovations (NI), together with Fusion Marine...
July 12th, 2016 | Fisheries, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hempel launches versatile new epoxy coating for marine newbuildings

Hempel launches versatile new epoxy coating for marine newbuildings
Tracey Wilson Leading world-wide coatings supplier Hempel announces today the launch of Hempadur Quattro XO 17820 in Canada, the US and Mexico. Responding to customer needs, this high performance two-component pure epoxy PSPC (Performance Standard for Protective Coatings) compliant coating has been developed...
July 11th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More