Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

De Nora BWTS in brokerage agreement with MARCAS

De Nora BWTS in brokerage agreement with MARCAS
De Nora, world leader in electrochemical technologies, today announced a brokerage agreement with MARCAS, the major buying group for the maritime industry. The deal means that MARCAS members representing close to 1,700 vessels can access aggregate purchasing deals with De Nora for its BALPURE®ballast...
September 7th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to be awarded Lloyd’s Register’s Quality Assurance Scheme for Machinery

Wärtsilä to be awarded Lloyd’s Register’s Quality Assurance Scheme for Machinery
Wärtsilä Corporation, 7 September 2016 at 9.30 am EET – Wärtsilä is to be presented with the Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Scheme for Machinery. The presentation ceremony will take place on September 7 during the SMM exhibition in Hamburg at the Lloyd Register stand (Hall B, stand...
September 7th, 2016 | Awards, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

New independent commercial advisor role by LR will advise Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC)

New independent commercial advisor role by LR will advise Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC)
New independent commercial advisor role will advise Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC) on oil and gas sales through to development strategies to help the Cypriot oil and gas industry achieve its operational targets. Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC), the National Oil and Gas Company of Cyprus, has named...
September 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technology | Read More

ABB rolls out most comprehensive maritime software platform

ABB rolls out most comprehensive maritime software platform
Polar Chart OCTOPUS ABB continues to leverage increased digital ship connectivity to improve safety and efficiency Hamburg, Germany, 07 September 2016 – ABB has launched an updated maritime software analytics platform that is the most comprehensive on offer to the shipping industry. The system...
September 7th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Weather | Read More

Bodewes selects Clarimar for new EcoCoasters

Bodewes selects Clarimar for new EcoCoasters
The Clarimar MF-1 is amongst an array of environmentally-safe equipments specified for VG-Shipping’s EcoCoasters Mirva VG and Eeva VG Wastewater streams aboard the two state-of-the-art EcoCoasters Dutch shipyard Royal Bodewes is building for Finland’s VG-Shipping will be managed by a bespoke treatment...
September 6th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Canadian shipowners opt for Ecospeed hard coatings

Canadian shipowners opt for Ecospeed hard coatings
Groupe Océan’s Ocean Raymond Lemay was coated with Ecospeed in 2012 CANADIAN OPERATORS OPT FOR INCREASED ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WITH ECOSPEED HARD COATING Océan Taiga, North America’s most powerful ice-going tug, nearing completion at the Industrie Océan shipyard in Ile-aux-Coudres, QC, will...
September 6th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thordon introduces Global Service and Support concept

Thordon introduces Global Service and Support concept
Thordon Bearings’ Global Service & Support network operates 24/7 in more than 100 countries Canada’s Thordon Bearings has introduced a global service and support (GSS) service to assist ship owners, shipbuilders and repair yards with the installation, commissioning, maintenance and shaft/stern...
September 6th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Intellian to deliver complete Fleet Xpress Solution from three global locations

Intellian to deliver complete Fleet Xpress Solution from three global locations
FX solution set HAMBURG, Germany – Intellian Technologies, the worldwide leader in maritime satellite communications systems, and Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communication services, announced today a partnership aimed at accelerating the transition process for customers...
September 6th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas classes first containership LNG fuel conversion

Bureau Veritas classes first containership LNG fuel conversion
  The Wes Amelie Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, September 6, 2016 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to class the first containership LNG–fuel conversion. Haren/Ems-based Wessels Reederei is to convert one of its fleet of 1,036 teu container vessels to LNG as fuel....
September 6th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Peace Boat and DNV GL sign Ecoship collaboration agreement

Peace Boat and DNV GL sign Ecoship collaboration agreement
Trond Hodne, Business Director Maritime, Group President & CEO Remi Eriksen and Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Yoshioka Tatsuya, Founder and Director of Peace Boat (center right), at SMM today, forming a partnership to develop the Ecoship cruise...
September 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Cruise Industry, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

SMM 2016: Smarter operations with DNV GL’s modern class solutions

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime speaking at the DNV GL press conference at SMM. DNV GL Group president and CEO Remi Eriksen (seating on the right) also participated in the press conference Hamburg, 6 September 2016: Classification society DNV GL showed how smarter operations, built around...
September 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

DNV GL launches Recommended Practice to enhance the cyber security of maritime assets

DNV GL launches Recommended Practice to enhance the cyber security of maritime assets
DNVGL launches Cyber Security Recommended Practice Hamburg, 6 September 2016: What are the best options for securing remote connections on ship and offshore systems? Which operational technology on board is most vulnerable to cyber-attacks? DNV GL has published a Recommended Practice (RP) on “Cyber...
September 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

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