Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

DNV GL’s Veracity Strengthens Maritime Digitalization with New Asia-Pacific Hub

DNV GL’s Veracity Strengthens Maritime Digitalization with New Asia-Pacific Hub
Magnus Lande, Head of APAC and Commercial Director, Veracity by DNV GL DNV GL’s Veracity Strengthens Maritime Digitalization with New Asia-Pacific Hub Veracity, DNV GL’s open industrial data platform, opens new base in Singapore with the aim to stimulate closer collaboration in the maritime sector...
September 23rd, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME for ethylene carrier cargo tank designs

DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME for ethylene carrier cargo tank designs
The certificates were presented at DSME’s booth at Gastech in Houston (left to right): Odin Kwon, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of DSME, receives the AIP certificates from Johan Petter Tutturen, DNV GL – Maritime Business Director Gas Carriers (image courtesy of DNV GL) DNV GL awards AIPs to DSME...
September 20th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels

Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels
. Hybridization is an attractive option for feeder vessels Dear Viewers, The shipping industry must cut GHG emissions. A new joint study demonstrates how hybrid power systems can make a difference. MAN Energy Solutions, DNV GL and Corvus Energy looked into hybridization options for larger cargo vessels...
September 20th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, Containers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Markets, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

BMT spins-off SMART to GreenSteam following strategic review

BMT spins-off SMART to GreenSteam following strategic review
BMT spins-off SMART to GreenSteam following strategic review https://www.bmt.org/news/2019/bmt-spins-off-smart-to-greensteam/ (TEDDINGTON, U.K., 20 SEPTEMBER 2019 at 0630 BST)  –  BMT, a leading international design, engineering, science and management consultancy, has sold its UK-based SMART...
September 20th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC

Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC
LR’s Commercial Director, Andy McKeran and GTT’s CEO and Chairman, Philippe Berterottière, during the announcement at Gastech 2019 (Houston, Texas). Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC.  Lloyd’s Register in JDP with China Merchants, GTT, CNOOC and DSIC for first in...
September 19th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR approves innovative ethane transportation solution by Babcock LGE

LR approves innovative ethane transportation solution by Babcock LGE
l tto r: Andrew McKeran, LR’s Commercial Director, awarded Neale Campbell, Babcock’s Managing Director, an AiP for its ecoETHN® solution at Gastech 2019 (Houston, Texas). LR approves innovative ethane transportation solution by Babcock LGE LR presents AiP to Babcock for its ecoETHN® solution at...
September 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

BIO-UV Group unveils BIO-SEA easy-to-fit to meet retrofit market requirements

BIO-UV Group unveils BIO-SEA easy-to-fit to meet retrofit market requirements
Ludovic Rouzel, BWT Contracts Manager, BIO-UV Group BIO-UV Group unveils BIO-SEA easy-to-fit to meet retrofit market requirements BIO-UV Group has unveiled a modified, more compact version of its low flow rate BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system (BWTS) to meet market demand for retrofit...
September 18th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel

SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel
  . SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel In August 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with SAAM Towage for the delivery of an ASD Tug 2813 to SAAM Mexico for operations in the port of Veracruz. This order is the latest milestone in a business relationship spanning several...
September 18th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Marine market emissions reduced with new Wärtsilä 31SG pure gas engine

Marine market emissions reduced with new Wärtsilä 31SG pure gas engine
The highly efficient Wärtsilä 31SG pure gas engine is now available for marine applications. Marine market emissions reduced with new Wärtsilä 31SG pure gas engine Wärtsilä Corporation,  17 September 2019 at 10 pm EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä launches the Wärtsilä 31SG pure...
September 17th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR awards Jiangnan Shipyard AiP for 91,000 m3 VLGC Panda 91T design.

LR awards Jiangnan Shipyard AiP for 91,000 m3 VLGC Panda 91T design.
l to r: Mark Darley, LR’s North Asia President, Hu Keyi, Chief of Global Technology of Jiangnan Shipyard and Rafa Riva, LR’s Area Sales and Marketing manager for Americas.   LR awards Jiangnan Shipyard AiP for 91,000 m3 VLGC Panda 91T design. LR presented AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co.,...
September 17th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The ABS solution for twin screw vibration

The ABS solution for twin screw vibration
An ABS technical investigation identified occasional vibrations exceeding limits on a twin propeller LNG carrier during the second gas trial An ABS technical investigation, conducted at the request of a prominent Greek-based operator of LNG carriers, identified occasional, but infrequent, vibrations...
September 11th, 2019 | Insight, LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port International du Cap Haitien Goes Live with Octopi by Navis in Three-Month Window

Port International du Cap Haitien Goes Live with Octopi by Navis in Three-Month Window
Port International du Cap Haitien Goes Live with Octopi by Navis in Three-Month Window The Port, operated by Cap Terminal S.A. (CTSA), utilized Octopi’s nimble TOS  for a swift transition from manual spreadsheets to comprehensive and real time operating system Oakland, CA — September 11, 2019 — Octopi,...
September 11th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years

IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years
. IMarEST report explores shipping automation and changing reliance on human skills in the next 30 years A new report from the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) appraises the capabilities and limitations of automation at sea, grappling with the question of how humans...
September 6th, 2019 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä thrusters contribute to successful sea trials for the world’s largest SSCV

Wärtsilä thrusters contribute to successful sea trials for the world’s largest SSCV
Each of the Wärtsilä thrusters for Sleipnir is rated for 5.5 MW power. Wärtsilä thrusters contribute to successful sea trials for the world’s largest SSCV Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 September 2019 at 10:15 EEST – Performance of the propulsion solutions supplied by the technology group Wärtsilä...
September 6th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün

MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün
MSC Gülsün MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  5 SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 9.00 AM EEST – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has designed the cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün, which was...
September 5th, 2019 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises

Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises
The ‘Finnmarken’ is the first of three Hurtigruten ships to be fitted with Wärtsilä NOR systems for Tier III compliance, after which it will be renamed the ‘MS Otto Sverdrup’. Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 September...
September 4th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen

Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen
. Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen KNUD E. HANSEN has released its newest, groundbreaking design, a 154-meter RoPAX ferry that can transport up to 1500 passengers and 440 cars. The vessel also boasts an additional 657 lane meters for trucks and trailers. Its impressive...
September 2nd, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier

First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier
Azipod® propulsion to be installed on board Oldendorff Carriers newbuilds First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier ABB enters new market segment with order to install Azipod® electric propulsion on board two dry bulk carriers from Germany’s largest bulk carrier company...
September 2nd, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Innovative Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system to deliver multiple benefits for two new dredgers

Innovative Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system to deliver multiple benefits for two new dredgers
Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers. Copyright: Van Oord Innovative Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system to deliver multiple benefits for two new dredgers Wärtsilä Corporation,  2 September 2019 at 10 am EEST The technology group...
September 2nd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor secures turnkey project from Cochin Shipyard, India for four 8,000 dwt bulk carrier hatch cover shipsets

MacGregor secures turnkey project from Cochin Shipyard, India for four 8,000 dwt bulk carrier hatch cover shipsets
MacGregor secures turnkey project from Cochin Shipyard, India for four 8,000 dwt bulk carrier hatch cover shipsets CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  2 SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 9 AM EEST MacGregor, part of Cargotec, secured a turnkey contract to deliver 4 shipsets of weather deck hydraulic operated folding hatch covers...
September 2nd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä’s Auto Gasification solution to provide sustainable waste disposal for Princess Cruises vessel

Wärtsilä’s Auto Gasification solution to provide sustainable waste disposal for Princess Cruises vessel
Wärtsilä’s Advanced Waste technology will enable the Regal Princess to dispose of waste safely, efficiently, and with environmental sustainability. Copyright: Princess Cruises Wärtsilä’s Auto Gasification solution to provide sustainable waste disposal for Princess Cruises vessel Wärtsilä Corporation,...
August 29th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Høglund to supply gas solutions to Norway’s first LNG bunker vessel

Høglund to supply gas solutions to Norway’s first LNG bunker vessel
. Høglund to supply gas solutions to Norway’s first LNG bunker vessel Oslo, 27 August 2019 – Høglund has been awarded a contract by Bergen Tankers to deliver a cargo handling system (CHS) for the LNG bunker vessel Bergen LNG, the company announced today.  As part of a long-term charter...
August 28th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Training aid ship project set for launch

Training aid ship project set for launch
BMA chairman Kevin Slade Training aid ship project set for launch Ambitious plans are being launched for a £150m training and disaster relief ship with cutting-edge British technology. Britannia Maritime Aid (BMA), a registered charity, aims to build the futuristic vessel in Britain. It is officially...
August 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Avoid boiler defects: Proper monitoring saves owners money

Avoid boiler defects: Proper monitoring saves owners money
Active corrosion on water side steel surface without a passive magnetite layer (note the reddish shade) Avoid boiler defects: Proper monitoring saves owners money BMON notation shows boiler maintenance pays off Hamid Reza Farmahiny Farahany, Principal Engineer, DNV GL Expert writes: Zero avoidable...
August 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

SeaRenergy acquires engineering & permit specialist Elbe-1

SeaRenergy acquires engineering & permit specialist Elbe-1
.. SeaRenergy acquires engineering & permit specialist Elbe-1 Hamburg-based offshore service provider SeaRenergy has acquired Elbe-1, an engineering company that offers expertise and consultancy for design, certification and approval of offshore wind projects. Whereas SeaRenergy provides engineering,...
August 21st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More