Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs

40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs
  COSL’s 12 new LNG fuelled offshore support vessels will feature Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel engines. Copyright: COSL 40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 May 2019 at 10 am EEST The technology group Wärtsilä has won the contract...
May 13th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Clean Shipping Award for Thordon’s COMPAC

Clean Shipping Award for Thordon’s COMPAC
Professor Dame Jane Francis presents the Seatrade Clean Shipping award to Patrik Wheater, who accepted the award on behalf of Thordon Bearings ©Steve Pope Fotowales Clean Shipping Award for Thordon’s COMPAC Thordon Bearings’ COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft system wins seatrade...
May 10th, 2019 | Awards, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Gibdock converts ferry to run on LNG fuel

Gibdock converts ferry to run on LNG fuel
The “Napoles” Gibdock converts ferry to run on LNG fuel Gibraltar’s Gibdock shipyard has completed a major conversion project so that the Baleària ferry Napoles can operate using LNG as fuel. The three-month project – possibly the most complex and demanding ever undertaken by the...
May 10th, 2019 | Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing

ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing
l to r: George Yohannan, Bjarne Kolbo Nielsen and Kevin Momme from VIKING Life-Saving Equipment. Middle to right: Yousef Humaid Saleh, Mashood Dar, Gaurav Ravi Chaudhary and Abubacker Sitheik from ADNOC Logistics & Services ADNOC Logistics and Services selects VIKING for safety servicing Abu Dhabi-based...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

SMS makes a big investment in new team and workboat portfolio ahead of Seawork

SMS makes a big investment in new team and workboat portfolio ahead of Seawork
.. SMS makes a big investment in new team and workboat portfolio ahead of Seawork The SMS Group, one of the UK’s leading ship repairers and marine engineering services providers, has made further major investment in its workboat team and product portfolio. It has further developed its brand with a...
May 7th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GE LM2500 Modernized Module Approved by U.S. Navy; Shock Qualification Received

GE LM2500 Modernized Module Approved by U.S. Navy; Shock Qualification Received
. GE LM2500 Modernized Module Approved by U.S. Navy; Shock Qualification Received  NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND (May 6, 2019) – GE Marine’s new lightweight LM2500 composite gas turbine module and updated components are now fully certified by the United States Navy after receiving MIL-S-901D shock...
May 6th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Danfoss Editron, LAVLE and Ockerman Automation Consulting agree memorandum of understanding

Danfoss Editron, LAVLE and Ockerman Automation Consulting agree memorandum of understanding
Danfoss Editron, LAVLE and Ockerman Automation Consulting agree memorandum of understanding LAPPEENRANTA, FINLAND – Danfoss Editron has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with American firms LAVLE and Ockerman Automation Consulting. The agreement will see both companies become non-exclusive...
May 3rd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä strengthens its UK service support with the acquisition of Ships Electronic Services Ltd

Wärtsilä strengthens its UK service support with the acquisition of Ships Electronic Services Ltd
Tamara de Gruyter Wärtsilä strengthens its UK service support with the acquisition of Ships Electronic Services Ltd Wärtsilä Corporation, 2 May 2019 at 3 pm EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its service offering by acquiring Ships Electronic Services Ltd (“SES”), a UK...
May 2nd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Telenor Satellite selects Newtec technology to meet growing bandwidth demand

Telenor Satellite selects Newtec technology to meet growing bandwidth demand
Suiting high-end vessel customers – including cruise and ferry operators in the North and Baltic seas. Telenor Satellite selects Newtec technology to meet growing bandwidth demand   Telenor Satellite to triple vessel VSAT throughput with Newtec Dialog® platform enabling more scalable services for...
May 2nd, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters

Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters
Safety, efficiency, and sustainability will be enhanced with the Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution ordered by Sovcomflot. Copyright: Sovcomflot Wärtsilä Fleet Operations solution to increase safety and efficiency in sensitive Arctic waters Wärtsilä Corporation,  29 April 2019 at 10 am EEST...
April 29th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque

Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque
Le Penseur Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque La Grande-Motte, France (April 24, 2019) – Le Penseur, a Privilège Series 5 yacht with Deep Blue Hybrid, and Torqeedo’s electric propulsion and integrated onboard...
April 24th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

New title sponsor for Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition

New title sponsor for Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition
New title sponsor for Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition Marine Resources announced as title sponsor of Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition 2019  Ensuring the next generation of Britain’s superyacht designers Superyacht UK is delighted to announce Marine Resources as title sponsor of its...
April 17th, 2019 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs
Presentation of the AIPs in Shanghai DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs Shanghai, 17 April 2019: Classification society DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling...
April 17th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch

Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch
IMSO Director General, Captain Ahmed Moin and Iridium Director of Maritime Safety and Security Services, Kyle Hurst during the signing ceremony at IMSO headquarters. Historic Public Services Agreement Signed as Iridium Continues Readying GMDSS Services for Launch International Mobile Satellite Organization...
April 16th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

GTMaritime keeps business running with GTMailPlus.Continuity

GTMaritime keeps business running with GTMailPlus.Continuity
GTMailPlus.Continuity GTMaritime keeps business running with GTMailPlus.Continuity GTMaritime launches GTMailPlus.Continuity, a web-based service that gives users access to emails even when end-to-end services ship-shore are offline, so that businesses can continue as usual GTMaritime has added the Continuity...
April 16th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

CCG provides first icebreaker reference for Seathigor

CCG provides first icebreaker reference for Seathigor
Jasmin Racicot, from Thordon Distributor RMH Industries, aboard the CCGS Des Groseilliers CCG provides first icebreaker reference for Seathigor CANADIAN COAST GUARD PROVIDES FIRST ICEBREAKER REFERENCE FOR THORDON’S SEATHIGOR SEAL Thordon Bearings has received a Canadian Coast Guard contract to supply...
April 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Keppel and DNV GL team up to promote LNG as a ship fuel

Keppel and DNV GL team up to promote LNG as a ship fuel
Signing the framework agreement (front from left): Cristina Saenz de Santa Maria, DNV GL’s Regional Manager for South East Asia, Pacific and India, and Aziz Merchant, Executive Director, Keppel Marine & Deepwater Technology. Keppel and DNV GL team up to promote LNG as aship fuel Singapore,...
April 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions

ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions
National Geographic Endurance rendering. Image courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc BILLINGSTAD, NORWAY, APRIL 9, 2019 ABB strengthens exploration cruise leadership with repeat order from Ulstein for Lindblad Expeditions ABB has secured the order covering power, automation, propulsion and digital...
April 9th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports

New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports
The RS24 high resolution radar is the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar. New ground-breaking Wärtsilä high resolution radar increases safety in busy ports Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 April 2019 at 1 pm EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has launched its RS24...
April 9th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry

Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry
JIP participants at the DNV GL AM technology Centre of excellence, March 2019 Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry Singapore, 09 April 2019: DNV GL has been appointed as the lead researcher of the first phase of a new Singapore-based...
April 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Venetian style and glamour heads east

Venetian style and glamour heads east
.. YSA Design Insights: Issue 3 Venetian style and glamour heads east Designed for Chinese guests eager to experience the style and elegance of a visit to Venice from the comfort of a luxury ship cruising in regional waters, Costa Venezia was due to reach Tokyo at the end of April after a 53-day maiden...
April 4th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

A-ROSA to usher in a new era of city trips with its innovative new ship

A-ROSA to usher in a new era of city trips with its innovative new ship
Simon Provoost (left), Managing Director of Concordia Damen Shipyard, and Jörg Eichler (right), Managing Director and Partner of A-ROSA Flussschiff GmbH, have developed a wealth of innovations for the new A-ROSA ship. Photo: A-ROSA/Tom Kohler A-ROSA to Usher in a New Era of City Trips With Its Innovative...
April 2nd, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Surveys without attendance – taking it case-by-case.

Surveys without attendance – taking it case-by-case.
Nick Brown Surveys without attendance – taking it case-by-case. Lloyd’s Register (LR) Chief Surveyor Iain Wilson on how shipowners have been weighing up the efficiency benefits of remote surveys since LR issued its 2018 guidance. Remote survey techniques have been in use for many years but advances...
April 1st, 2019 | News, Technical | Read More

Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre

Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre
Underwater services Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 April 2019 at 2.30 pm EEST Trident, a subsidiary of the technology group Wärtsilä is strengthening its underwater-related servicing...
April 1st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

MB92 La Ciotat Awarded Concession for 200 Metre Dry Dock in La Ciotat

MB92 La Ciotat Awarded Concession for 200 Metre Dry Dock in La Ciotat
A view of La Ciotat shipyards MB92 La Ciotat Awarded Concession for 200 Metre Dry Dock in La Ciotat MB92 La Ciotat announced today that they have signed a contract with La Ciotat Shipyards to extend their occupation of the large 200-metre dry dock for a further three years. The new agreement extends...
March 29th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More