Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

Owners and managers are demanding more bandwidth but paying the same, says World-Link Communications

Owners and managers are demanding more bandwidth but paying the same, says World-Link Communications
Asad Salameh, PresidentWorld-Link Communications Framingham, Ma. April 25th, 2018: Demand for higher bandwidth is on the rise in the shipping industry as owners and managers position themselves to meet the opportunities posed by improved digitalisation, according to World-Link Communications. Asad...
April 25th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp
l to r: Antti Saurama, University of Turku, Janne Suominen, MacGregor, Karri Mikkonen, Turku Science Park, HE Paula Parviainen, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore, Jason Lin, Singapore Maritime Institute and Toh Ah Cheong, Singapore Maritime Institute MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to promote maritime technologies

Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to promote maritime technologies
From the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding Wärtsilä Corporation  25 April 2018 at 10:00 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime innovation and R&D. The partnership covers four different streams: digital...
April 25th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

The New Association is formed to give a voice to the manufacturing sector of Ballast Water Treatment

The New Association is formed to give a voice to the manufacturing sector of Ballast Water Treatment
United We Stand: the Ballast Water Equipment Manufacturers’ Association Holds First Annual Meeting and Elects the Inaugural Board of Directors The New Association is Formed to Give a Voice to the Manufacturing Sector of Ballast Water Treatment ALEXANDRIA, VA – April 24, 2018 – The manufacturers...
April 24th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

STASCo reinforces commitment to BMT’s REMBRANDT

STASCo reinforces commitment to BMT’s REMBRANDT
Reconstructing and simulating ship operations Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd (STASCo) has signed a contract with BMT which will see the shipping giant purchase its own in-house licence of BMT’s industry-leading navigation simulator, REMBRANDT.  Following several years of using...
April 24th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PatSnap provides “foundation block” for clean-tech R&D research

PatSnap provides “foundation block” for clean-tech R&D research
London, UK, April 18 2018 – PatSnap, the world’s leading provider of research and development (R&D) analytics, has today announced Climeon, a clean-tech equipment vendor and world leader in converting low temperature heat into electricity, uses PatSnap’s cloud-based analytics platform to...
April 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Naval Dome to secure Stamco Ship Management’s car carrier fleet against cyber intrusion

Naval Dome to secure Stamco Ship Management’s car carrier fleet against cyber intrusion
Naval Dome is protecting the Stamco Ship Management fleet of PCTCs against cyber attack Maritime cyber security specialist Naval Dome has confirmed it has signed a contract with Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management to install its maritime cyber defence system aboard 55 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC). Stamco...
April 16th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PJ Diesel Engineering presents an exciting events programme

PJ Diesel Engineering presents an exciting events programme
PJ Diesel Engineering stand When Danish Maritime Days open in Denmark for the fourth time, from 1st – 4th May, PJ Diesel Engineering will again exhibit at the Danish Maritime Fair in Copenhagen. PJ Diesel Engineering has exhibited at the fair since 2014, when the fair started, and has backed up...
April 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough portable sulphur test for fuel ahead of the 2020 global sulphur cap

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough portable sulphur test for fuel ahead of the 2020 global sulphur cap
Parker Kittiwake XRF Analyser The XRF Analyser provides in-situ analysis of the sulphur content of fuel oil for compliance testing LONDON – 16 April 2018 – Parker Kittiwake, a leading global manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, has today announced the launch of its ground-breaking X-Ray...
April 16th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

AET Tankers and Shell enter into time charter arrangements for two LNG fuelled Aframax tankers

AET Tankers and Shell enter into time charter arrangements for two LNG fuelled Aframax tankers
Perspective of an AET LNG dual-fuelled Aframax tanker Today in London, AET Inc. Limited and Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited formalised arrangements for the long-term charter of AET’s two newbuild LNG dual-fuelled Aframax tankers. AET’s two 113,000 dwt vessels are...
April 12th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application

Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application
New Bureau Veritas App, PSC Ready, helps ship managers and crews prepare for Port State Control inspections  BV’s ‘PSC Ready’ is a digital application to help ships’ crews to prepare for port state control (PSC) inspections Freely available to all in the industry for use on mobile, laptop...
April 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Delivery of World’s First LNG-Fuelled Bulk Carrier Announced

Delivery of World’s First LNG-Fuelled Bulk Carrier Announced
The Ilshin Green Iris (picture courtesy Lloyd’s Register) MAN B&W ME-GI engine powers 191-metre newbuilding The delivery of the ‘Ilshin Green Iris’, the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier, has been announced. The vessel was constructed at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in Korea for Ilshin...
April 10th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Not long to wait for the INEC 2018 and iSCSS technical programmes

Not long to wait for the INEC 2018 and iSCSS  technical programmes
… Major sponsors announced for duo of naval events in Glasgow 100+ technical presentations by authors from 19 countries With just under six months to go before the 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2018); which incorporates the long-established International...
April 10th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

GE LM2500 Module Testing; GE Gas Turbines for United States Navy FFG(X) Frigates

GE LM2500 Module Testing; GE Gas Turbines for United States Navy FFG(X) Frigates
GE LM2500 marine gas turbine NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND (April 9, 2018) – GE’s Marine Solutions announces it has successfully completed the acoustic attenuation and weight comparison testing between its new lightweight composite LM2500 gas turbine module and the steel enclosure. The results verified...
April 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest

P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest
P&O Cruises Ventura at Damen Shiprepair Brest The P&O Cruises Grand-class cruise ship Ventura has just completed a two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest. Launched in 2008, this was the first visit of the 290-metre, 116,000 DWT vessel to the yard, where she underwent a regular docking together...
April 9th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Reygar expands use of DP system

Reygar expands use of DP system
Mormaen 15 Barge Marine innovation company Reygar has successfully tested its StemTIDE dynamic positioning (DP) control system on the 60 x 22m multi-purpose barge “Mormaen 15”. In a project backed by Innovate UK, the Keynvor Morlift (KML) owned barge was converted to take twin 430kW modular deck...
April 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys. These guidelines incorporate the applicable range and procedures for use of drones in class surveys, the technical considerations for safe operation and the requirements for drone service...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Babcock wins vent gas cooler technology contract

Babcock wins vent gas cooler technology contract
Babcock Vent Gas Cooler Babcock LGE, the specialist technology provider for the marine liquefied gas market has secured a new contract for its patented Vent Gas Cooler (VGC™) technology. This follows the recent award for its ground-breaking ecoSMRT® LNG reliquefaction technology for four newly ordered...
April 6th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

LOC Group appoints Dr RV Ahilan Joint CEO

LOC Group appoints Dr RV Ahilan Joint CEO
Jerome Rutler Joint CEO, LOC Group, Leading marine and engineering firm promotes Group Director, LOC Renewables to joint CEO, to focus on developing new initiatives and growth opportunities LOC Group, the premier international marine and engineering consulting firm in the shipping and offshore energy...
April 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Environment, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

Chiquita stays fresh with 2500 energy-efficient reefer containers from Maersk Container Industry

Chiquita stays fresh with 2500 energy-efficient reefer containers from Maersk Container Industry
Chiquita is bolstering its fleet of Star Cool Integrated containers and adding more Controlled Atmosphere systems. Dedicated to creating more sustainable shipping practices, the world-renowned banana producer is further bolstering its fleet of Star Cool Integrated™ containers and adding more controlled...
April 4th, 2018 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts

Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts
… Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts which deliver enhanced earning potential and reduce emissions per transported cargo unit MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is upgrading and optimising the container stowage systems on board seven Hapag-Lloyd C-class (Samsung 9,300...
April 4th, 2018 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

FUGRO returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm for marine site characterisation control

FUGRO returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm for marine site characterisation control
Fugro Synergy  – Fugro’s specialised support for the offshore wind industry includes state-of-the-art geotechnical drilling vessel, Fugro Synergy, and innovative technology to reduce operational costs and ensure high quality seabed data. Fugro is set to commence a site characterisation programme...
April 3rd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Stena Line and Callenberg select Corvus Energy for Battery-Powered Ferry

Stena Line and Callenberg select Corvus Energy for Battery-Powered Ferry
.. 1 MWh Corvus energy storage enables emissions-free berthing of Stena Jutlandica—a first for a Swedish-operated ferry Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – April 3, 2018 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Stena Line and Callenberg Technology Group to supply...
April 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System submitted for USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System submitted for USCG Type Approval
The Wärtsilä Aquarius Electro-Chlorination BWMS is now expected to receive USCG Type Approval. Wärtsilä Corporation, 29 March 2018 at 10.00 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius Electro-Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for US Coast Guard (USCG)...
March 29th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 27 March 2018 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for an LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt class very large ore carrier (VLOC). Following the announcement of the IMO’s SOx emission limitations from...
March 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More