Archive for the ‘Shipmanagement’ Category

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG
The ship will reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by more than 9,000 tons a year The shipping company Baleària has begun retrofitting its Nápoles ferry to be powered by liquified natural gas. The ferry arrived at the Gibraltar Gibdock shipyards yesterday where they will modify the engines and install...
November 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions | Read More

Oceanco’s 109m/357ft project Bravo breaks new ground

Oceanco’s 109m/357ft project Bravo breaks new ground
The “Bravo” ALBLASSERDAM, Netherlands, Nov.17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Oceanco’s 109m/357ft ‘Project Bravo’ was launched on 17 November 2018. Bravo is a prime example of Oceanco’s new wave of forward-thinking yachts. With her naval architecture by Lateral Naval Architects,...
November 17th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

SCF back in the black in Q3

SCF back in the black in Q3
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot Sovcomflot: Q3/9 months 2018 Results (Third quarter/nine months to 30 September 2018 – unaudited, prepared under IFRS) Sovcomflot (SCF Group), a world leader in energy shipping and offshore services to the oil and gas industries specializing in harsh...
November 16th, 2018 | Accountancy, Markets, News, Reports, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award
. Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping award 2018. Working with a number of industry partners they developed the ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE Tug (CRT) design that is safer, stronger and more manoeuvrable...
November 16th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register wins the 2018 PRCA Best B2B Award for its Technology Radar campaign.

Lloyd’s Register wins the 2018 PRCA Best B2B Award for its Technology Radar campaign.
PRCA Annual Awards 2018 recognises the ‘ground-breaking’ research and media campaign taken by Lloyd’s Register to deliver commercial insights that drive change for their clients, transforming the energy industry for the better. Lloyd’s Register (LR), a leading global provider of engineering and...
November 16th, 2018 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Technology | Read More

Liberia becomes first flag state to join the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Liberia becomes first flag state to join the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network
Alfonso Castillero Liberia has become the first ship registry to be admitted to the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) as an associate member.  Alfonso Castillero, CCO of the Liberian Registry, says, “We are greatly honoured to be the first ship registry admitted as an associate member of the...
November 16th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Flags, Safety and Security | Read More

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?
Nial McCollum Insight from companies across the world brings the future in focus on the pace and development of predictive analytics. A new industry report launched today – an extension of the global Technology Radar survey series produced by Lloyd’s Register (LR) – reveals the pace, development...
November 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Insight, Reports, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings – keeping you in operation

Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings – keeping you in operation
Approximately 90% of the world’s trade is transported by international shipping, making vessel maintenance of utmost importance to the global economy. Yet despite advancements in marine technology and effective safety measures, groundings, collisions and major breakdowns still happen. In such situations,...
November 15th, 2018 | Groundings, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Success for British manufacturers at the Boat Builder Awards 2018

Success for British manufacturers at the Boat Builder Awards 2018
Princess Yachts receiving Boat Builder Award British Marine members had a fantastic night at the Boat Builder Awards 2018, which took place on Tuesday (13 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam, with numerous members picking up awards on the night. Princess Yachts’ innovative communications...
November 15th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company
Brent Bruun, Chief Operating Officer The promotions leverage business and maritime industry experience within the tech innovation company MIDDLETOWN, RI – November 15, 2018 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), a leader in global mobile connectivity and inertial navigation solutions, today announced...
November 15th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Comment: The withdrawal agreement and the impact on the insurance industry

Comment: The withdrawal agreement and the impact on the insurance industry
Bob Haken Norton Rose Fulbright insurance partner Bob Haken commented: “What the Political Declaration does say about financial services in general is that there will be commitments to “preserving financial stability, market integrity, investor protection and fair competition, while respecting the...
November 15th, 2018 | Comment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation

RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation
In December 2017, RINA, the certification, testing, inspection and consultancy multinational, unveiled its new corporate brand identity to clients worldwide. RINA’s new positioning acknowledges the new role of digitalisation. This is not only evident within the company’s own in-house processes,...
November 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, IT and Communications | Read More

Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry

Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry
Peter Broadhurst, SVP, Safety & Security, Inmarsat Maritime Mobile training app for crew and intelligent endpoint security for onboard computers strengthen Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure portfolio of products 15 November 2018: Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security...
November 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

INTTRA Asia Technology Summit: Digitalization Expands, Need for Standards Increases

INTTRA Asia Technology Summit: Digitalization Expands, Need for Standards Increases
John Fay, CEO of INTTRA and Inna Kuznetsova, President and COO of INTTRA, address senior shipping and technology executives at the INTTRA Asia Technology Summit Singapore, November 14, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping...
November 14th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Clyde & Co Legal Update: A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap – Part 2

Clyde & Co Legal Update: A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap – Part 2
A Practical Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap Part 2: Challenges Facing Compliance and Challenges to Enforcement With Regulation 14.1.3 of Annex VI of the MARPOL Convention (“Regulation 14.1.3”) coming into effect in January 2020, there are still numerous challenges surrounding compliance and...
November 14th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Legal, Pollution | Read More

ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries, powered by ABB

ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries, powered by ABB
Aurora electric ferry in open water. Image courtesy of ForSea Inauguration of Tycho Brahe and Aurora marks successful completion of a high-profile conversion project with ABB’s technology at its heart. The largest emission-free ferries in the world have been officially welcomed into service after guests...
November 14th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technology | Read More

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China
Viking Line cruise ferry. Image courtesy of Viking Line First marine automation system contract signed in China for a cruise ferry sets new benchmark for systems integration. ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China, after the technology package for Chinese-built...
November 14th, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä launches SceneScan, the first targetless laser sensor for offshore wind farms

Wärtsilä launches SceneScan, the first targetless laser sensor for offshore wind farms
The SceneScan represents a significant advance in SOV safety around wind farm installations. Wärtsilä Corporation,  14 November 2018 at 10 am EET – SceneScan Monopole is the first laser sensor developed for offshore wind farm applications where the need for installing fixed reflective targets...
November 14th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Thuraya’s highly anticipated X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone Launches in stores in less than a month

Thuraya’s highly anticipated X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone Launches in stores in less than a month
Thuraya X5-Touch the world’s smartest satellite phone First Android based satellite & GSM phone in the industry offering unparalleled flexibility for users Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018 –Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat),...
November 13th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018
Lesley Robinson Winners of the prestigious DAME Design Award 2018 were announced today with British designed and manufactured products receiving over 40% of the accolades presented, including Overall Winner. At the leading global design competition for new marine equipment and accessories, creativity...
November 13th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker
The vessel design 13 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented STX with approval in principle for a 50k dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled propulsion system...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Gas, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI)

Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI)
… Georgios TERIAKIDIS, Regional Business Development Manager, South East Europe, Middle East & Africa, DNV GL – Maritime advises on the  Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI): DNV GL’s Alternative Fuels Insight (AFI) platform is a new application, offered...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Statistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Multraship / Novatug scoop KVNR award for CARROUSEL RAVE TUG

Multraship / Novatug scoop KVNR award for CARROUSEL RAVE TUG
From the awards ceremony Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship and its innovation arm, Novatug, have won the prestigious Maritime KVNR Shipping Award 2018 for their ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE TUG (CRT) design. The award was presented to Leendert Muller, managing director of Multraship,...
November 13th, 2018 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services
l to r: Tobias Schweinfurter, President and CEO, TÜV Rheinland Japan, Dr. Michael Fübi, Chairman, TÜV Rheinland and  Koichi Fujiwara, President & CEO, ClassNK Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity...
November 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

HullWiper network expands into Gibraltar with SCAMP

HullWiper network expands into Gibraltar with SCAMP
Arrival of the SCAMP Workboat Palencia II at the Gibraltar Berth after attending to a full cleaning of a 285m commercial vessel. Gibraltar, 12 November 2018 – HullWiper Ltd, in partnership with global provider of ship fuel conservation and underwater services SCAMP, is now offering an affordable,...
November 12th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More