Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2019

Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2019
Wärtsilä’s Half year financial report January-June 2019 WÄRTSILÄ’S HALF YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT JANUARY-JUNE 2019 STABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NET SALES, EQUIPMENT PROFITABILITY CHALLENGING This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Half Year Report January-June 2019. The complete report is attached...
July 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations
John Faraclas The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations The BDI gained 53 points earlier on today and it’s only 173 points apart from that of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 (2,247 – 2,064= 173) Geopolitics? Well only the 12 Greek Gods know what’s next… Best one...
July 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

Drones herald in new era of inspections

Drones herald in new era of inspections
The result of six months of development work and trials: A mid-sized commercial drone fitted with a special accessory frame designed and manufactu-red in-house by the Gdansk DNV GL surveyor team is now standard equipment for inspections at DNV GL locations around the world. Drones herald in new era of...
July 17th, 2019 | Aviation, Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

New PBST Brand combines extensive range of Air-Management Systems

New PBST Brand combines extensive range of Air-Management Systems
The recently-launched TCT turbocharger series of PBST increases the overall efficiency of two-stroke engines up to 80% New PBST Brand Combines Extensive Range of Air-Management Systems Augsburg, 15th July 2019 – The PBST brand is positioning itself in the market with a new range of air-management...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Nippon Paint Marine reflects on marine coatings

Nippon Paint Marine reflects on marine coatings
Nippon Paint Marine has introduced a range of darker coatings that reflect heat Nippon Paint Marine reflects on marine coatings White paint doesn’t look clean for long. Yet ship coatings of a darker hue absorb more heat, increase the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirement...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä chosen for another environmentally sustainable hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards

Wärtsilä chosen for another environmentally sustainable hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards
Wärtsilä solutions have again been chosen for another environmentally sustainable large Marine Aggregate Dredger from Damen. Wärtsilä chosen for another environmentally sustainable hopper dredger from Damen Shipyards Wärtsilä Corporation,  15 July 2019 at 11 am EEST – The technology group...
July 15th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Colombo Dockyard delivers Cable Laying Vessel to Japanese owner

Colombo Dockyard delivers Cable Laying Vessel to Japanese owner
The “KDDI Cable Infinity” Colombo Dockyard delivers Cable Laying Vessel to Japanese owner LONDON – July 15, 2019: Colombo Dockyard PLC has delivered a modern Cable Laying Vessel to Kokusai Cable Ship Co. Ltd. (KCS). The vessel is the first to be built ‘in its class’ by a Sri Lankan...
July 15th, 2019 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Energy Solutions, DSME and HSD Engine sign strategic agreement on engine digitization

MAN Energy Solutions, DSME and HSD Engine sign strategic agreement on engine digitization
MAN CEON sends and processes data continuously and is designed to monitor thousands of ships or machines in parallel MAN Energy Solutions, DSME and HSD Engine sign strategic agreement on engine digitization Companies aim to build framework for digital cooperation Augsburg, 15.07.2019 − On July 11...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Navis Announces Open Registration for First Carrier and Vessel Solutions Customer Conference APAC in Singapore

Navis Announces Open Registration for First Carrier and Vessel Solutions Customer Conference APAC in Singapore
Navis Announces Open Registration for First Carrier and Vessel Solutions Customer Conference APAC in Singapore Customer conference will bring together ship owners, ship managers, ocean carriers, port authorities and industry leaders, to discuss the key issues and opportunities of digitalization in ship...
July 12th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inside the fast-evolving world of smart shipping

Inside the fast-evolving world of smart shipping
Inside the fast-evolving world of smart shipping AUTONOMOUS SHIPS: WHERE DO WE REALLY STAND? Advances in autonomous technology offer shipowners advantages in terms of safety and cost. They also raise regulatory challenges. SMARTER TOGETHER: BOURBON AND BUREAU VERITAS TALK CYBER TECHNOLOGY Bourbon...
July 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Taxation, Technical | Read More

BMT signs new 43m contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry service

BMT signs new 43m contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry service
An artist’s impression of the ferry BMT signs new 43m contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry service Leading engineering design consultancy BMT announces new 43m High-Speed, Fast Ferry contract (U.K., SOUTHAMPTON at 1300 BST)  –  BMT has announced the signing of a contract for two new 43 metre...
July 10th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Testing the potential of additive manufacturing

Testing the potential of additive manufacturing
. Testing the potential of additive manufacturing by Ramesh Babu Govindaraj, Principal Material Specialist When Wärtsilä Marine Solutions took the decision to utilize additive manufacturing (AM) to create a vital component for an inert gas system, initial production prototypes displayed an unexpected...
July 10th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system

Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system
.. Joint industry project to develop 220k LNG carrier with Mark III containment system. LR to support LNG growth in China through collaboration with COSCO Shipping LNG Investment, COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, Jiangnan Shipyard, MARIC, SSSRI and CCS. 8 July 2019 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed...
July 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China

Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China
The signing ceremony was attended by senior management from both Wärtsilä and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry. Copyright: CHI Wärtsilä & COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to cooperate in growth of exhaust gas cleaning market in China Wärtsilä Corporation, 08 July, 10 AM, EEST – The technology...
July 8th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Delivery of first vessel with Wärtsilä HY hybrid technology marks new era in shipping

Delivery of first vessel with Wärtsilä HY hybrid technology marks new era in shipping
The ‘Vilja’, an escort tug operated by the Port of Luleå in Sweden, is the first vessel of its kind operating with the Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module. Copyright: Port of Luleå. Delivery of first vessel with Wärtsilä HY hybrid technology marks new era in shipping Wärtsilä Corporation, ...
July 5th, 2019 | Technical, Technology | Read More

Fuel technologies in the Spotlight at ABS Hellenic Technical Committee

Fuel technologies in the Spotlight at ABS Hellenic Technical Committee
From the ABS Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC) meeting Fuel technologies in the Spotlight at ABS Hellenic Technical Committee (ATHENS) Dual fuel engines, alternative fuels and new energy sources led the discussion at the ABS Hellenic Technical Committee (HTC). More than 40 leaders from the Greek shipping...
July 4th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Energy Solutions Signs Global Service Agreement with Wallem Group

MAN Energy Solutions Signs Global Service Agreement with Wallem Group
Pictured at the signing of the Global Key Account Management contract (from left to right): Mark Haslett (Global Director, Procurement, Wallem Group), Kennis Lee (Procurement Manager, Wallem Group), Frank Coles (CEO, Wallem Group), Jorgen Cilinder (Head of Global KAM, MAN PrimeServ, Denmark), and Sarath...
July 4th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maersk Supply Service becomes first company to offer clients unique high-speed internet access with Fleet Xpress

Maersk Supply Service becomes first company to offer clients unique high-speed internet access with Fleet Xpress
Eric Griffin, VP of Offshore Energy, Inmarsat Maritime Maersk Supply Service becomes first company to offer clients unique high-speed internet access with Fleet Xpress Leading Offshore supply vessel operator adds dedicated bandwidth charterer service agreement to fleet-wide Fleet Xpress renewal contract...
July 2nd, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets
The new Ultramax Bulk Carrier design meets the IMO 2030 environmental targets. Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL joint development project produces Bulk Carrier design to meet IMO 2030 environmental targets Wärtsilä Corporation,  02 July 2019 at 10:00 EET The technology group Wärtsilä, Japanese...
July 2nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Saga Dawn gas trials success for LNT Marine

Saga Dawn gas trials success for LNT Marine
LNT A-BOX gas trials aboard Saga Dawn Saga Dawn gas trials success for LNT Marine GAS TRIALS SUCCESS FOR LNT MARINE’S REVOLUTIONARY LNT A-BOX LNG CONTAINMENT SYSTEM LNT Marine has successfully completed gas trials of its novel LNTA-BOX® containment system aboard Saga Dawn, a mid-size LNG carrier due...
July 1st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Two key IMarEST events – EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019 – open tomorrow in London

Two key IMarEST events – EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019 – open tomorrow in London
Two key IMarEST events – EAAW VIII and MECSS 2019 – open tomorrow in London Over 130 delegates from more than 50 organisations based in Germany, Greece, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, USA and UK will be in London this week (2 and 3 July) for two key Institute of Marine Engineering,...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical | Read More

Bureau Veritas Marine Technical Committee addresses 2020 technical and regulatory challenges.

Bureau Veritas Marine Technical Committee addresses 2020 technical and regulatory challenges.
The Bureau Veritas Hellenic Marine Technical Committee Members and Guests Bureau Veritas Marine Technical Committee addresses 2020 technical and regulatory challenges. Piraeus, June 28th, 2019  The 30th marine technical committee meeting of Bureau Veritas Piraeus took place on the 11th of June 2019...
June 28th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

IMCA’s technical director awarded an IIMS Blue Water Award

IMCA’s technical director awarded an IIMS Blue Water Award
Caption: Mark Ford, Technical Director, IMCA (left) receives the IIMS Blue Water Award from Mike Schwarz, CEO, IIMS IMCA’s TECHNICAL DIRECTOR AWARDED AN IIMS BLUE WATER AWARD Mark Ford, Technical Director of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) was caught by surprise when he was...
June 28th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Events, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor is working together with MSC to maximise performance and reduce emissions

MacGregor is working together with MSC to maximise performance and reduce emissions
MacGregor is working together with MSC to maximise performance and reduce emissions CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  26 JUNE 2019 AT 9 AM EET – MacGregor, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and Guangzhou Wenchong Dockyard have signed a contract to upgrade the cargo systems on 6 x 16,000 TEU containerships...
June 26th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

NAPA helps BC Ferries join the e-log revolution

NAPA helps BC Ferries join the e-log revolution
BC Ferries Cruise Vessel. NAPA helps BC Ferries join the e-log revolution NAPA Logbook makes routines easier, increases transparency, and decreases workload and human error Helsinki, Finland – 24 June 2019 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, today announced...
June 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More