Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment Products and Services’ Category

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

MacGregor continues to win hatch cover contracts for Japanese container ship series

MacGregor continues to win hatch cover contracts for Japanese container ship series
CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  11 JULY 2016 AT 10 AM EEST – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract for the design and delivery of key components and the fabrication of steel structures for the hatch covers on board five 14, 000 TEU container vessels under construction at Japan Marine United’s...
July 11th, 2016 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – World’s First Two-Stroke Low-Speed

MAN Diesel & Turbo – World’s First Two-Stroke Low-Speed
The Mitsui-MAN B&W 7G50ME-C9.5-GIE at Mitsui’s Tamano Works Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) announced on 29 June that they have completed the world’s first ME-GIE ethane-operated two-stroke diesel engine. The engines will be for propulsion of 3 ethylene carriers, which will...
July 11th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsafe receives high praise from Australian Navy

Norsafe receives high praise from Australian Navy
HMAS Sirius Norsafe,  global leader in marine life-saving equipment,  has received a glowing recommendation from the Australian Navy for the quality of its lifeboat servicing on one of the Navy’s replenishment vessels HMAS Sirius. The work on the HMAS Sirius involved lifeboat overhaul and upgrade...
July 11th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR defines ‘autonomy levels’ for ship design and operation

LR defines ‘autonomy levels’ for ship design and operation
l to r: Nicholas Brown, Brand and External Relations Manager, Luis Benito, Head of Innovation Strategy and Research, Nick Brown, Marine and Offshore Director and Katherine Palmer, Manager Environment & Sustainability at Lloyd’s Register New guidance provides the route to classification with...
July 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Press and Media, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MarineTraffic to play leading role at World Port Hackathon 2016

MarineTraffic to play leading role at World Port Hackathon 2016
MarineTraffic, the world’s most trusted AIS vessel tracking service is supporting World Port Hackathon (WPH) for the second year running as a Co-Creator Partner. World Port Hackathon 2016 will take place on 2-3 September at the Port of Rotterdam and promises to be bigger and better than the successful...
July 7th, 2016 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Falcon is world’s favourite

Saab Seaeye – Falcon is world’s favourite
Falcon – the world’s most successful ROV of its class. Seven orders from seven organisations in seven weeks confirms the status of Saab Seaeye’s Falcon as the world’s favourite and most successful ROV of its class, says the company, citing orders from a span of sectors including oil & gas,...
July 7th, 2016 | Energy, Environment, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Intellian selected as ‘World Class 300’ company by Korean Government

Intellian selected as ‘World Class 300’ company by Korean Government
Young-Sup Joo, Minister of SMBA, and Eric Sung, President and CEO of Intellian Intellian’s appointment to Korea’s prestigious ‘World Class 300’ list of the country’s most promising technology companies is a distinguished achievement and confirms its commanding lead in the mobile satellite communications...
July 7th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL and South Korean yards’ standardization efforts deliver first results

DNV GL and South Korean yards’ standardization efforts deliver first results
Hans Petter Ellingsen The first phase of a joint industry project (JIP) to promote a global standard for engineering and construction of offshore oil and gas installations has delivered four recommended practices (RPs).  The outcome of the JIP, led by DNV GL, will be reduced complexity, less rework...
July 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK launches NK-SHIPS app for on-the-go owners and operators

ClassNK launches NK-SHIPS app for on-the-go owners and operators
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has just launched the NK-SHIPS app, a mobile version of the free, web-based information service NK-SHIPS for owners, operators, and managers of NK-classed vessels or vessels whose ISM/ISPS/MLC are registered with ClassNK. Clients can now access information...
July 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ClassNK appoints TÜV Rheinland Japan’s Global Technology Assessment Center as Certified Laboratory

ClassNK appoints TÜV Rheinland Japan’s Global Technology Assessment Center as Certified Laboratory
ClassNK Chairman and President Koichi Fujiwara handing over the appointment certificate to TÜV Rheinland’s Executive Vice President Products Mr. Holger Kunz. ClassNK appointed the Global Technology Assessment Center (GTAC) of TÜV Rheinland Japan as a certified laboratory today at an appointment...
July 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

FleetCom AS to bring NSSLGlobal’s world-class maritime VSAT to Norway

FleetCom AS to bring NSSLGlobal’s world-class maritime VSAT to Norway
 July 2016 – Independent global satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal and specialist Norwegian satcom resellerFleetCom AS have formed a strategic alliance that will see FleetCom selling NSSLGlobal’s full range of maritime VSAT solutionsin Norway, alongside third party solutions such...
July 6th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

DNV GL advises EU on elements needed for wider adoption of LNG as marine fuel in Europe

DNV GL advises EU on elements needed for wider adoption of LNG as marine fuel in Europe
Martin Layfield – No technical showstoppers identified – As air emission requirements are becoming more stringent, one possible solution for reduced emissions is to use LNG as fuel for shipping.  However take-up of LNG as ship fuel in Europe is still at an early stage.  DNV GL has provided...
July 6th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Two Damen Stan Pontoons for Silverburn

Two Damen Stan Pontoons for Silverburn
Silverburn Shipping Group takes delivery of two Stan Pontoon 8916 ICE vessels Silverburn Shipping Group has taken delivery of two Stan Pontoon 8916 ICE vessels. Capable of taking on diverse heavy transport duties, these ice-classed vessels are robust enough to operate in all seasons. Built for stock,...
July 6th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Ship suppliers can now benefit from further EU integration

Ship suppliers can now benefit from further EU integration
  Haco van der Houven van Oord ROTTERDAM-based law firm AKD says suppliers of goods and services to the international shipping industry, such as bunker suppliers, can modify the jurisdiction clauses in their standard terms to explicitly include the Rotterdam Court, thereby making it possible to apply...
July 5th, 2016 | European Union, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Ship Supplies | Read More

De Nora retrofits two ballast Water Systems for OSG

De Nora retrofits two ballast Water Systems for OSG
The “Overseas Athens” De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today announced a contract with Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) (NYSE MKT:OSG), one of the largest tanker companies in the world, to supply two ballast water management systems (BWMS). De Nora BALPURE® systems...
July 5th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Poseidon Med II technical workshop in Patras Port

Poseidon Med II technical workshop in Patras Port
Onsite evaluation of the Port of Patras On 28th & 29th June 2016 Poseidon Med II held a technical workshop in Patras Port focused on LNG bunkering operations, technology, infrastructure, safety provisions, and regulatory framework. The workshop began with on-site survey of Patras Port area, discussing...
July 5th, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä 32 generating sets again the choice for Chinese container vessels

Wärtsilä 32 generating sets again the choice for Chinese container vessels
The Wärtsilä Auxpac 32 generating set. Wärtsilä Corporation, 5 July 2016 at 1 p.m. EET – Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply newbuild Chinese container vessels with a total of 24 9-cylinder Wärtsilä 32 Auxpac generating sets. The engines will power six 21, 000 TEU ships...
July 5th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

First SCRUBBER READY vessel Oriental Jubilee joins DNV GL fleet

First SCRUBBER READY vessel Oriental Jubilee joins DNV GL fleet
The Unique Shipping Group christened its new DNV GL-classed vessel Oriental Jubilee in Ulsan, Korea recently. It is the first vessel to receive the DNV GL SCRUBBER READY notation. Credit: Unique Shipping Group Ulsan,  5 July 2016: DNV GL welcomed the Unique Shipping Group’s new vessel Oriental Jubilee into...
July 5th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Refrigeration plant optimisation reduces LSM’s operational costs

Refrigeration plant optimisation reduces LSM’s operational costs
Cala Pevero (here) and Cala Piccola are to LSM vessels to have been inspected by Oceanic Technical Solutions London Ship Managers (LSM) has made substantial savings across its fleet of 9000gt refrigerated cargo vessels following an extensive refrigerant plant optimisation programme carried out by Oceanic...
July 5th, 2016 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Reefer ships, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Whitepaper: ABB’s role in the digital business transformation of the maritime industry

Whitepaper: ABB’s role in the digital business transformation of the maritime industry
We would like to  bring to your attention a new paper explaining ABB’s role in the digital business transformation of the maritime industry. Often described as conservative, the Maritime Industry has woken up to the potential offered by connectivity and digitalization resulting from improved satellite...
July 5th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ECOSLOPS to meet regenerated slops production targets from Port of Sinès refinery

ECOSLOPS to meet regenerated slops production targets from Port of Sinès refinery
H1 2016 operational report shows target of 30, 000 tons per annum will be delivered by year-end 2017, as production is ramped up in line with expectations.  Company also signs first medium term financing of €1 million with Portuguese bank. PARIS,  July 4, 2016 – ECOSLOPS (ISIN: FR0011490648; Ticker:...
July 4th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More