Archive for the ‘Marine Equipment’ Category

Crewsaver celebrates 60 years of pioneering lifejacket technology

Crewsaver celebrates 60 years of pioneering lifejacket technology
Marine safety equipment manufacturer Crewsaver is celebrating 60 years of pioneering lifejacket innovation in 2017, having first launched to the market in 1957. Crewsaver is now part of Survitec, a global leader in safety survival solutions, having been acquired along with the rest of the Cosalt marine...
September 7th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment | Read More

ICHCA calls for cargo operations to improve in 5 key respects

ICHCA calls for cargo operations to improve in 5 key respects
… ICHCA will use its 65th anniversary conference in October to call for improvements to safety, smart technology, sustainability, security and skills across the global cargo chain 19.07.2017 – ICHCA International, the global cargo handling NGO, will use its 65th anniversary event to call...
July 19th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment | Read More

Bison Container Scales get international certifications

Bison Container Scales get international certifications
New Zealand tech-company BISON announced today that its portable C-Jacks and C-Legs have just received OIML certification and type approval in Europe. These latest certifications mean shippers can now use BISON container weighing scales for SOLAS VGM compliance across Europe. The OIML certification is...
December 2nd, 2016 | Containers, Marine Equipment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Consortium SeaRenergy-Fichtner awarded with risk assessment of TenneT´s on- and offshore installations

Consortium SeaRenergy-Fichtner awarded with risk assessment of TenneT´s on- and offshore installations
SeaRenergy – Fichtner have been awarded with the revision and development of all risk assessments for TenneT´s offshore and onshore converter stations, the converter stations being essential elements of the North Sea grid connections. The contract has been signed for a minimum of two years. The...
October 11th, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment | Read More

Bureau Veritas approves Ocean Thermal Energy Converter

Bureau Veritas approves Ocean Thermal Energy Converter
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has issued its first Approval in Principle for an Ocean Thermal Energy Converter (OTEC). The approval applies to a 1MW plant developed by the Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering (KRISO) which will be built for installation...
January 29th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

SLINGSBY unveils its latest catalogue

SLINGSBY unveils its latest catalogue
THE UK’s leading workplace equipment supplier, Slingsby has unveiled the latest edition of its famous catalogue, which showcases more than 35, 000 workplace products and is continually popular with the transport industry.  As part of Slingsby’s commitment to delivering superb value for money all...
January 28th, 2016 | Marine Equipment, Office Equipment | Read More

PEMA releases global market surveys on 2014 port equipment deliveries

PEMA releases global market surveys on 2014 port equipment deliveries
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has publically released its latest market surveys on global container port equipment deliveries. Prepared annually, the reports are key elements in the Association’s work of providing independent intelligence on handling equipment and technology...
January 25th, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Marine Equipment, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

MECSS 2015: more than a success!

MECSS 2015: more than a success!
A view from the conference auditorium Delivering integrated, dependable, safe and reliable systems was the overall theme of MECSS 2015, the Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference, held in Bristol, UK at the end of November, which attracted delegates from Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan,...
January 5th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, IMarEST, Marine Equipment, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO is being warned of ‘scary’ potential of maritime cyber-attacks…

IMO is being warned of ‘scary’ potential of maritime cyber-attacks…
Nicholas Gooding IMO is being warned of ‘scary’ potential of maritime cyber-attacks, says marine insurance expert,  By James Brewer Cyber-security is set to come under the microscope at the International Maritime Organization in 2015, marine insurers have been told. A little-publicised document...
October 25th, 2014 | Associations, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

British excellence leads the DAME Awards 2014

British excellence leads the DAME Awards 2014
The prestigious DAME Award 2014 nominated finalists have been announced, with British design and innovation shining through as UK products account for nearly a quarter of the 45 selected entries. As the world’s number one international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories, it...
October 23rd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, HR, Marine Equipment, Technical, Technology | Read More

Respect in Brazil for Falcon

Respect in Brazil for Falcon
Oceanica, the long established Brazilian subsea engineering company, has  ordered two Saab Seaeye Falcon ROVs for its expanding operations with  Petrobras. The Falcon’s respected reputation in Brazil was a decider for Oceanica, says head  of ROV operations, Manoel Teixeira Lopes Filho. For him,...
September 15th, 2014 | Marine Equipment, Underwater Shipping | Read More

MacGregor wins Pusnes offloading system order from Bumi Armada

MacGregor wins Pusnes offloading system order from Bumi Armada
Safe and reliable Pusnes offloading systems CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 11 JULY 2014 AT 3.00 PM (EEST) MacGregor, part of Cargotec has won an order from Bumi Armada Berhad, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfied services provider, to supply a Pusnes offloading system for a floating production storage...
July 11th, 2014 | Banking, Marine Equipment, Markets | Read More

Only three weeks before the HPS races get under way…

Only three weeks before the HPS races get under way…
Only three weeks before the Human Powered Submarine Races get under way in Gosport Twelve teams of university students from six countries and from three continents will gather in three weeks’ time in a unique sporting and engineering challenge, when they race their human-powered submarines in the 2nd...
June 17th, 2014 | Marine Equipment, News, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMarEST’s 4th Ship propulsion systems conference all set for success

IMarEST’s 4th Ship propulsion systems conference all set for success
Prof. John Carlton With delegates from the UK and Scandinavia already registered, the 4th IMarEST Ship Propulsion Systems Conference (SPS), with its theme ‘Efficiency and Compliance’ will explore the most up-to-date technologies and approaches to achieve the twin goals of operating efficiency and...
November 4th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment, Technical, Technology | Read More

Defibrillator orders rocket as shipowners look to meet MLC demands

Defibrillator orders rocket as shipowners look to meet MLC demands
Martek Marine is reporting a significant increase in marine defibrillator sales in 2013, up 475% on 2012, with over four months of the year remaining. These sales include an order of more than 100 AEDs to Swire’s entire China Navigation fleet, as Swire beat the new Maritime Labour Convention’s (MLC)...
August 30th, 2013 | HR, Marine Equipment | Read More

The world’s fastest high speed ferry is powered by Wärtsilä Axial Waterjets

The world’s fastest high speed ferry is powered by Wärtsilä Axial Waterjets
The Francisco Wärtsilä Corporation, 23 July 2013 at 12 noon EET – Wärtsilä’s axial waterjets power the ‘Francisco’, the world’s fastest high speed ferry and the first fast ferry to utilize liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. The vessel has successfully passed its sea...
July 23rd, 2013 | Coastal Shipping, LNG, Marine Equipment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Short Sea Shipping | Read More

Cargotec wins EUR 22 million order for 900-tonne MacGregor AHC subsea crane from South Korea

Cargotec wins EUR 22 million order for 900-tonne MacGregor AHC subsea crane from South Korea
Cargotec’s MacGregor has received EUR 22 million order to deliver a 900-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) MacGregor subsea crane to the South Korean shipyard, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd. The crane will be installed on a 150m multi-purpose offshore construction vessel (MOCV) ordered by Sealion...
May 18th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Thomson Majesty lifeboat accident, ITF comment

The ITF HQ’s in London 11 February 2013 – Commenting on the loss of five lives during a lifeboat practice launch on the Thomson Majesty, Bjorn-Erik Kristoffersen, the ITF’s representative on the lifeboat working group of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee, said: “This is a sad...
February 11th, 2013 | Health and Safety, ITF, Marine Equipment, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Six PSVs feature integrated MacGregor deck equipment packages

In October Cargotec secured a comprehensive MacGregor offshore equipment contract for six platform supply vessels (PSVs) from Fujian Southeast Shipyard in China. The vessels are being built for leading US offshore support vessel owner, Tidewater Marine LLC, and the equipment is scheduled for delivery...
December 28th, 2012 | Marine Equipment, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Accolades and an order for Fibrelight Emergency ladders

Accolades and an order for Fibrelight Emergency ladders
The Fibrelight Emergency Ladder deployed Fibrelight Developments has now received three exciting and tangible accolades for their Fibrelight Emergency Ladder. First, following exacting testing, the Emergency Ladder was granted the all-important SOLAS Certificate of Type Approval SAS S120038 by Lloyd’s...
September 7th, 2012 | Marine Equipment, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply main engines for nine ships to be built for Kuwait Oil Tanker

Wärtsilä to supply main engines for nine ships to be built for Kuwait Oil Tanker
Wärtsilä RT-flex82T Wärtsilä Corporation, 19 July 2012 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä’s RT-flex common rail engine technology provides environmental benefits including low fuel consumption and reductions in exhaust emissions. The engine waste heat is utilized to produce onboard electricity....
July 19th, 2012 | Marine Equipment, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Kleven orders 400-tonne advanced offshoreMacGregor crane from Cargotec –

  400t active heave compensatedMacGregor offshore crane onboard North Sea Giant. – Kleven orders 400-tonne advanced offshoreMacGregor crane from Cargotec – 17 July 2012Cargotec has secured a substantial new contract from Norwegian company Kleven Maritime. Delivery includes a 400-tonne...
July 17th, 2012 | Marine Equipment | Read More

Lloyds Register’s Technical Investigation engineers analyse a wide range of failures, both marine and land-based.

Lloyds Register’s Technical Investigation engineers analyse a wide range of failures, both marine and land-based.
Peter Filcek delivering his paper Medium speed diesel engines are the most common power source in the marine industry and since the formation of Lloyd’s Registers  Technical Investigation Department in 1947, LR has have accumulated a wealth of data which can be used to improve the design, materialsand...
April 30th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment, Technical | Read More

Brazil’s Belov switches to SAAB Seaeye

Brazil’s  Belov switches to SAAB Seaeye
For working Brazil’s vast oil fields – bigger in size than the State of Florida – Brazilian-based underwater operator, Belov Engenharia, has switched to Saab Seaeye ROVs. It is the first purchase of Saab Seaeye vehicles by Belov, founded in 1981 and a key provider of services across...
December 6th, 2011 | Marine Equipment, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ABB Onboard DC Grid

 ABB Onboard DC Grid breakthrough Offshore owner first o opt for energy saving power distribution system ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has secured a pioneering first order for its innovative Onboard DC Grid concept, which was launched in May 2011. The company is to equip a...
November 24th, 2011 | Marine Equipment | Read More