Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations & Support Customer-First Approach at North Carolina Ports

Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations & Support Customer-First Approach at North Carolina Ports
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, today announced that North Carolina Ports has selected the Navis N4 terminal operating...
March 22nd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design

Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design
Korea’s DHSC  Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design In a joint development project, Korea’s DHSC and DNV GL have come up with a highly efficient LNG-fuelled Aframax design. DHSC turned to DNV GL for the LNG-specific expertise the shipbuilder was lacking. The resulting design features...
March 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, News, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bulkship Management AS chooses Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for its entire fleet

Bulkship Management AS chooses Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for its entire fleet
Bulk Ship Management vessel Bulkship Management AS chooses Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for its entire fleet Oslo-based Bulkship Management AS has chosen Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for compliance in ballast water treatment. The company has signed a comprehensive fleet agreement that includes 30 PureBallast...
March 12th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil

World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil
Picture credit: CMA CGM World Premiere: IKEA, CMA CGM and The GoodShipping Program join forces to test sustainable marine bio-fuel oil  •    Landmark refuelling scheduled for March 19th on a CMA CGM vessel, marks a major step towards the decarbonisation of ocean freight •    Second generation...
March 12th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Anglo Eastern Univan fleet to benefit from MacGregor support

Anglo Eastern Univan fleet to benefit from MacGregor support
Anglo Eastern Univan fleet to benefit from MacGregor support CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 6 MARCH 2019 AT 10 AM EET MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with Ocean Sourcing Pte Ltd to support MacGregor equipment installed on the Anglo Eastern Univan Group fleet of 650 managed vessels. The agreement...
March 6th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG
With 222 modern ships and 9.8 million-teu transported per year, Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company. Pictured here, the ‘Sajir’ whose 9S90ME-C main engine will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI unit capable of running on HFO and LNG Hapag-Lloyd pilot gas-conversion...
March 6th, 2019 | Bunkering, Containers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports
Wärtsilä’s Vessel Traffic Service solution will increase both efficiency and safety for two Portuguese ports. Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Service solutions to increase efficiency of two Portuguese ports Wärtsilä Corporation,  6 March 2019 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully...
March 6th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL issues Norsepower first-ever design type approval for onboard Wind Propulsion System

DNV GL issues Norsepower first-ever design type approval for onboard Wind Propulsion System
Seppo Liukkonen, Principal Surveyor, DNV GL (centre), presenting the first-ever type approval design certificate for onboard wind propulsion system, to Jarkko Väinämö, Norsepower CTO (right), and Otto Valkeisenmäki, Norsepower Certification Engineer (left). HELSINKI – 5 March 2019: Norsepower...
March 5th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

probunkers invites proposals for building 7 LNG Bunkering Vessels

probunkers invites proposals  for building 7 LNG Bunkering Vessels
an artist impression of  a probunkers LNG bunkering vessel Full steam ahead for the company’s ambitious LNG Bunkering project A world-class investment opportunity Athens, 4 March 2019 – probunkers, the new and fast growing company that brings the future of bunkering today, is taking one more...
March 4th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Finding a marine surveyor just got even easier with the launch of the free Marine Surveyor Search App from IIMS

Finding a marine surveyor just got even easier with the launch of the free Marine Surveyor Search App from IIMS
Mike Schwarz Finding a marine surveyor just got even easier with the launch of the free Marine Surveyor Search App from IIMS Over 700 surveyors in over 100 countries available at the touch of a button The International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) has launched a new free App for iOS and...
March 4th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical | Read More

Ship owners must look beyond 2020 compliance solutions to mitigate risk of costly failures and downtime – says Auramarine

Ship owners must look beyond 2020 compliance solutions to mitigate risk of costly failures and downtime – says Auramarine
Ship bunkering Auramarine launches ‘Get ready for 2020’ initiative to help owners and operators manage the operational impact of new compliant fuels and mitigate the risk of engine damage and downtime, ensuring vessel safety, efficient operations and profitability  Turku, Finland, 28 February...
March 1st, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Viking Jupiter Delivered with Thordon COMPAC

Viking Jupiter Delivered with Thordon COMPAC
Viking Jupiter has been delivered with a Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft system Viking Jupiter Delivered with Thordon COMPAC VIKING JUPITER DELIVERED WITH THORDON WATER LUBRICATED PROPULSION ARRANGEMENT Viking Jupiter, the 47,800gt cruise ship built at Fincantieri’s...
February 25th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Joint Development of an Innovative Method for Ship Hull Inspection and Maintenance Using Drone and Image Analysis System

Joint Development of an Innovative Method for Ship Hull Inspection and Maintenance Using Drone and Image Analysis System
Underwater Drone Joint Development of an Innovative Method for Ship Hull Inspection and Maintenance Using Drone and Image Analysis System Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., (hereinafter referred to as “K” LINE) is pleased to announce the launching of a development project using an innovative method for...
February 25th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

GE to Supply LM2500 Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment for Indian Navy’s P17A Frigates

GE to Supply LM2500 Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment for Indian Navy’s P17A Frigates
Shown is an Indian Navy P17 frigate.  BENGALURU, INDIA (February 20, 2019) – GE Marine will provide gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. This contract is with India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) and Garden...
February 20th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

FREE Marine Fuel White Paper from VeriFuel

FREE Marine Fuel White Paper from VeriFuel
Charlotte Røjgaard Marine fuel quality analysis by VeriFuel helps prevent ship engine failure, unscheduled maintenance and downtime. As part of VeriFuel’s marine industry thought leadership, our Global Technical Manager, Charlotte Røjgaard, has published a white paper titled – Investigative...
February 20th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

First diesel-electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 DP2, IMO Tier 3 ordered by Herman Sr

First diesel-electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 DP2, IMO Tier 3 ordered by Herman Sr
l to r: Jos van Woerkum (Managing Director, Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld),  Jack van Dodewaard (Managing Director of Herman Sr.) and  John Krielaart (Manager Design & Proposal Engineering, Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld) New addition to the Shoalbuster range brings additional versatility On the 25th...
February 20th, 2019 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä EnergoProFin listed in Vancouver Fraser Port Authority EcoAction Program

Wärtsilä EnergoProFin listed in Vancouver Fraser Port Authority EcoAction Program
.. The technology group Wärtsilä’s EnergoProFin, an energy saving propeller cap that delivers average fuel savings of two percent, has been listed in the 2019 Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s EcoAction Program which provides harbour dues discounts for vessels calling on the Port of Vancouver...
February 19th, 2019 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maersk Supply Service completes Fleet Renewal Programme

Maersk Supply Service completes Fleet Renewal Programme
The “Maersk Maker” Maersk Maker, the final vessel of Maersk Supply Service’s Starfish AHTS newbuilding series, was delivered yesterday from Kleven Yard. The vessel’s arrival completes Maersk Supply Service’s Fleet Renewal Programme, with ten new-build vessels delivered and 23 vessels...
February 15th, 2019 | Energy, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups

Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups
Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups with Rainmaking and Bluetech Leading start-up programmes aim to nurture innovative IoT and big data applications in the multi-modal supply chain 14 February 2019: Inmarsat, the global leader in mobile satellite communications,...
February 14th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software
Tokyo – ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.6.0.0, developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC &...
February 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel
An impression of how the ‘Hagland Captain’ will look after the retrofit of a Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion solution. The conversion will create fuel savings and environmentally sustainable operations. Image copyright: Hagland Shipping AS. Wärtsilä Corporation, 8 February 2019 at 10 am EET The...
February 8th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Short Sea Shipping, Technical, Technology | Read More

VeriFuel calls for cooperation and transparency across the marine fuel supply chain ahead of 2020

VeriFuel calls for cooperation and transparency across the marine fuel supply chain ahead of 2020
Charlotte Røjgaard 2020 provides the shipping industry an opportunity to further improve practices in the bunker fuel supply chain, says VeriFuel Sharing of information and fuel data will be vital in helping to ensure that quality issues are addressed Ship owners, ship managers, and charterers should...
February 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alfa Laval expands its PureBallast 3 training programme with three new sites for crew training

Alfa Laval expands its PureBallast 3 training programme with three new sites for crew training
Martin Melin, Technical Communicator Compliance in ballast water treatment depends on crew knowledge as well as the ballast water treatment system itself. To help customers secure the needed competence, Alfa Laval is expanding its Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 training programme with crew training in Houston,...
February 6th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands

London Yacht Show announces first wave of exhibiting brands
l to r: Lesley Robinson, Andrew Williams and Paul Tetlow Tuesday 5 February (London, UK) – In the two weeks since the event was relaunched as London Yacht Show, Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline have joined more than 10 brands that have signed up to exhibit their boats & yachts including: Azimut;...
February 5th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Canadian Government Vessels of Concern Risk Assessment Methodology Contract Award

Canadian Government Vessels of Concern Risk Assessment Methodology Contract Award
l to r: Brian Leblanc, Acting Assistant Commissioner, Atlantic Region, CCG. John Doucet, Acting Superintendent, Vessels of Concern (VOC), CCG Ewan Browell, LOC CanadaDarren Fisher, M.P. Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia Andy Blackmer, Dillon Consultingand Anne Miller, Regional Director, Incident Management,...
February 5th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical | Read More