Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf…
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has started work with AkerBP for maintenance optimization of its Skarv FPSO infrastructure and equipment on a test project in Norway. Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf: Project between AkerBP and Lloyd’s Register tests latest software to optimise maintenance activities...
June 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Offshore Ship Designers adopts OSD-IMT as name for entire group

Offshore Ship Designers adopts OSD-IMT as name for entire group
New name leverages quality and aligns company in a single brand name  Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has changed its company name to OSD-IMT. The goal of the name change is to leverage the strength of both OSD and IMT. IMT is the signature brand-name for vessels designed by OSD’s UK branch, which was...
June 21st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Approval Explorer – a new search engine to identify, locate and contact certified service suppliers and product manufacturers

Approval Explorer – a new search engine to identify, locate and contact certified service suppliers and product manufacturers
The new Approval Explorer allows users to identify, locate and contact Bureau Veritas approved service suppliers or manufacturers Paris-La Défense, France, June 21, 2018 – Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore today launched the latest addition to their end-to-end and integrated platform of digital...
June 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Tidetech unveils data-driven vision for next generation voyage optimisation

Tidetech unveils data-driven vision for next generation voyage optimisation
The Tidetech Data Cube can generate metocean data at different resolutions for different parts of a voyage and focus on sections with greatest optimisation potential. Cutting edge technology enables owners and operators to access historical and forecast weather data in multiple resolutions with output...
June 18th, 2018 | News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators
The National Geographic “Explorer” The well-established position of Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has been quickly converted into a series of business wins in the fast-emerging polar expedition cruise ship sector. The...
June 15th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Jobs in the “caring” sector will be the the last to be automated in tomorrow’s world, says dualog

Jobs in the “caring” sector will be the the last to be automated in tomorrow’s world, says dualog
One of the clearest insights into what a future automated world will look like has been given by one of the shipping industry’s most thought-leading futurists. And the predictions are startling with a large number of roles in shipping likely to be automated, unless you are in the people-to-people business,...
June 11th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Jobs, Technical, Technology | Read More

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –
The OPV55 TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security – SatCom interception and monitoring fighting IUU Fishing and Terrorism Providing effective tools to meet growing challenges to maritime security, safety and sovereignty....
June 11th, 2018 | EEZ, IT and Communications, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

Autonomous ships should comply with COLREGs, says The Nautical Institute

Autonomous ships should comply with COLREGs,  says The Nautical Institute
Captain Ghulam Hussain 06.06.18 – All vessels, regardless of whether they are autonomous or not, should comply with the COLREGs, said Captain Ghulam Hussain FNI, head of The Nautical Institute’s delegation to the IMO as the debate into MASS started in earnest at the IMO. The introduction of autonomous...
June 6th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

KVH Announces 6-Level Cybersecurity Strategy for Maritime VSAT Network

KVH Announces 6-Level Cybersecurity Strategy for Maritime VSAT Network
Martin Kits van Heyningen The global VSAT leader’s approach to reducing cyber risk includes a cohesive group of initiatives, with seafarer training a primary focus MIDDLETOWN, RI – June 6, 2018 As the maritime industry turns to digitalization to help improve operational efficiency, there is increasing...
June 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard upgrades its facilities, installs a 500tonne hydraulic press brake

Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard upgrades its facilities, installs a 500tonne hydraulic press brake
Press brake As part of its comprehensive programme on modernisation of production facilities Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (AO Okskaya Sudoverf, part of UCL Holding), has put into operation a new steel sheet hydraulic press brake IHPB 500 (of 500 tonnage) and an NC unit. The equipment is manufactured by...
June 6th, 2018 | Marine Equipment, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas issues range of approvals for GTT’s new gas containment systems and LNG technology applications

Bureau Veritas issues range of approvals for GTT’s new gas containment systems and LNG technology applications
Workers inspecting the tank of an LNG carrier equipped with GTT Mark technology Approvals for Mark III Flex+ and GTT MARS™ Approvals in principle for LNG carrier and bunker vessel designs Approval for improved performance on existing containment systems Paris-La Défense, France, June 05, 2018 –...
June 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Oil-to-water conversion success for Great Lakes bulkers

Oil-to-water conversion success for Great Lakes bulkers
Interlake’s Herbert C Jackson The oil-to-water lubricated tailshaft conversion Thordon Bearings carried out last year to the 26,260dwt Great Lakes Fleet-managed bulk carrier SS John G. Munson has successfully completed its first season as a diesel-powered ship. The shaft conversion of the 1952-built...
June 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers Belmax 2, second non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers Belmax 2, second non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20
The Belmax 2 On 31 May 2018, Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (Shipyard OKA, part of UCL Holding) has delivered second non-self-propelled tank barge of Project ROB20, the Belmax 2, to the Customer PAO STLC. Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for transportation of petroleum products...
June 1st, 2018 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Technava and VIKING keep boosting efficiency for Greek shipowners

Technava and VIKING keep boosting efficiency for Greek shipowners
Shipowner Agreement This year, Greek maritime company Technava celebrates 50 years of playing a key role in the supply of equipment and technical support to the Greek shipping industry. A hallmark of that success has been a long-standing alliance with global maritime safety equipment manufacturer and...
June 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up
Andrew Marshall, CEO, Coldharbour Marine Ltd June 2018 – “Posidonia could not have come at a better time for us,” said Andrew Marshall, Coldharbour Marine Chief Executive, a few days before Posidonia opened its doors to the global shipping community in Athens. “We are in the final stages of a...
June 1st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel
The SUMMETH project has concluded that methanol fuel offers immediate environmental benefits and a zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft. (Photo credit: Truls Persson ) Project finds methanol offers immediate environmental benefits and zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft, giving...
May 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more
Glass being loaded on a roro-ferry Gavridis Glass has a history of 70 years within the glass industry. Starting from a small business run by just one individual – George Gavridis – it has now become a third generation family business run by his sons and grandchildren on its own premises of...
May 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework…

A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework…
Poseidon Med II representatives with the Minister Kouroumplis during the presentation of the Presidential Decree* A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework: Presidential Decree for LNG Bunkering in Greece Greek Minister of Shipping P. Kouroumplis presented the Presidential Decree...
May 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maersk Fluid Technology automates SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board Technology

Maersk Fluid Technology automates SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board Technology
The SEA-Mate® BOB B3000 – Click image to download Maersk Fluid Technology (MFT) have advanced their SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board (BOB) technology with integrated software that automates the system’s function to produce Fit-for-Purpose cylinder lubricants using data received from sensors onboard. Originally...
May 29th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

VSTEP introduces new Fishing module for its NAUTIS maritime simulators

VSTEP introduces new Fishing module for its NAUTIS maritime simulators
.. Rotterdam, 28 May 2018 – VSTEP is happy to announce the upcoming release of our new NAUTIS Fishing module. This new addition to the NAUTIS product line will enable effective training onboard fishing vessels and allow fishermen (in training) to strengthen their skills in fishing scenarios. Trainees...
May 28th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships

IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships
.. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the global regulatory body for international shipping – has commenced work to look into how safe, secure and environmentally sound Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) operations may be addressed in IMO instruments. The International Maritime...
May 25th, 2018 | IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Making a splash at Posidonia

Making a splash at Posidonia
Visitors to the 2018 Posidonia Exhibition, one of the world’s largest tradeshows for the international maritime industry, will be able to see live port calls on a huge set of interactive screens thanks to a tie-up between global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic and the show organisers.  Located...
May 18th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Eniram signs MoU to participate in Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers

Eniram signs MoU to participate in Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers
New generation of bulk carriers developed by Project Forward. Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 May 2018 at 10 am EET – Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Athens-based Arista Shipping to participate in the Project Forward initiative, which is led by Arista....
May 18th, 2018 | Bunkering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corpetrolsa Group of Ecuador to take delivery of three Damen Stan Tugs

Corpetrolsa Group of Ecuador to take delivery of three Damen Stan Tugs
Vicente Bustos, General Manager of Corpetrolsa Group Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Corpetrolsa Group of Guayaquil, Ecuador, for the supply of three tugs; one Stan Tug 1205 and two Stan Tugs 1606. The tugs will be operated by Corpetrolsa subsidiary DLEN S.A. to support its bunkering...
May 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

PEMA announces the three university teams that will compete in the Student Challenge final 2018 at TOC Europe

PEMA announces the three university teams that will compete in the Student Challenge final 2018 at TOC Europe
.. Teams from the University of Hamburg, Blekinge Institute of Technology and Hamburg University of Technology have been selected to qualify to the final of the Port Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA) Student Challenge competition, to take place at TOC Europe in Rotterdam next month. In...
May 15th, 2018 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More