Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

Two major sponsors at IMarEST’S EAAW Symposium to highlight virtual reality

Two major sponsors at  IMarEST’S EAAW Symposium to highlight virtual reality
BMT Defence Services and BAE Systems have joined the Babcock International Group as major sponsors of the 7thEngine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) being held in Bristol, UK on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 June 2017, and will be featuring the power of virtual reality (VR) in both the conference...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

Poseidon Med II event in Patras

Poseidon Med II event in Patras
Poseidon Med II partners presenting, Patras, 19/5/2017 * Poseidon Med II event in Patras highlights the benefits of LNG as fuel and its prospects for sustainable development in Western Greece The benefits of the use of LNG as a safe and eco-friendly fuel for the local community of Patras, was the core...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony
… Under the Auspices HELLENIC MINISTRY OF DEFENCE General Directorate for Defence Investments & Armaments (GDDIA) Supporters Inaugural address...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Gulf of Mexico a blast for Falcon

Gulf of Mexico a blast for Falcon
The Falcon can go places too dangerous for diving operations. Cavitation blasting 68 intake screens in six days at a drill ship, whilst working in eight-foot waves and 2.5 knot currents using the small Saab Seaeye Falcon, won a competitive advantage for Inquest Services in the Gulf of Mexico. Despite...
May 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

NEVA 2017 Newsletter – Global Maritime Industry heads for St Petersburg

NEVA 2017 Newsletter – Global Maritime Industry heads for St Petersburg
NEVA’s 27th Year Heralds Unprecedented Opportunity As momentum builds toward the most well-attended NEVA of recent times, the 14th International Maritime Exhibition & Conference held in St Petersburg, Russia welcomes the world’s maritime...
May 19th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – “Dual-Fuel ME-GIE Successfully Runs on Ethane”

MAN Diesel & Turbo – “Dual-Fuel ME-GIE Successfully Runs on Ethane”
The Gaschem Beluga Positive operational performance expands MAN B&W alternative fuel possibilities The world’s first ME-GIE (-Gas Injection Ethane) two-stroke engine has successfully passed gas trials on board the ‘Gaschem Beluga’, an LEG (liquefied ethylene gas) carrier, while sailing between...
May 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

BEUMER Group: Effectively shaping digital transformation

BEUMER Group:  Effectively shaping digital transformation
he new BEUMER app enables users to keep an eye on the current status of the machines connected to their system using their mobile devicesPicture credits: BEUMER Group GmbH & Co. KG What will the world of logistics look like in a couple of years? Will drones with stock orders fly through storehouses,...
May 19th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Columbia and Marlow deal with Lufthansa

Columbia and Marlow deal with Lufthansa
COLUMBIA SHIPMANAGEMENT AND MARLOW NAVIGATION SIGN BLUE SKY THINKING PARTNERSHIP DEAL WITH LUFTHANSA INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS Columbia Shipmanagement together with Marlow Navigation have underlined their individual commitment to a digital agenda in quality shipmanagement by signing a ground-breaking partnership...
May 19th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The time for ocean shippers to digitize is now, says INTTRA

The time for ocean shippers to digitize is now, says INTTRA
A.I., predictive analytics, and greater network connectivity to drive industry forward PARSIPPANY N.J. – May 18, 2017 – Digitization is rapidly transforming the ocean container shipping industry, according to INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace.   In a new...
May 18th, 2017 | Containers, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Developing the world’s first class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller

Developing the world’s first class approved 3D printed ship’s propeller
The propeller will be based on a Promarin design that is typically found on a Damen Stan Tug1606 Marking a major step forward in the application of 3D printing techniques in the maritime sector, Damen Shipyards Group has entered a cooperative consortium with RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas....
May 16th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thuraya Launches a Dual Mode Satellite & LTE Hotspot

Thuraya Launches a Dual Mode Satellite & LTE Hotspot
… ‘Thuraya WE’ — Connecting Everyone Everywhere Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 May 2017:  Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of the Thuraya WE satellite and LTE portable Wi-Fi Hotspot to meet the growing global demand for wireless data connectivity. Developed...
May 16th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen to build new beam trawler

Damen to build new beam trawler
Beam Trawler Casco Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam (Maaskant) is to build a new beam trawler for the Netherlands fishing fleet. The client is the Hakvoort Brothers from Urk, the Netherlands. The vessel, which will use a stock hull, will join another fishing boat operated by Hakvoort Brothers. This...
May 11th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Smit Lamnalco Selects KVH Maritime Solution for Connectivity and Network Management Services on its Offshore Vessels

Smit Lamnalco Selects KVH Maritime Solution for Connectivity and Network Management Services on its Offshore Vessels
KVH Middletown The major European maritime operator has concluded a successful field trial and is currently installing KVH systems and services on its offshore vessels MIDDLETOWN, RI – May 10, 2017 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that major European maritime operator Smit...
May 10th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

WinGD 2-stroke opens new virtual reality engine room facilities

WinGD 2-stroke opens new virtual reality engine room facilities
The W-Xpert Full Mission Simulator developed by WinGD and UNITEST Marine Simulators allows complete engine room teams to work in a multi-interface virtual environment where routine and emergency situations can be rehearsed. Seen here is WinGD training manager Tyson Liang Qin presenting the W-FMS virtual...
May 10th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

A twist in the tail: DNV GL adds asymmetric stern to ECO Lines hull optimization service

A twist in the tail: DNV GL adds asymmetric stern to ECO Lines hull optimization service
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) allow the details of the flow to be assessed. The colors denote the pressure distribution on the hull. Hamburg, 9 May 2017: A vessel with an asymmetric stern has a twisted aft shape that is designed to account for the differing flow conditions on each side of the propeller....
May 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Insight, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Advanced “splash zone” coatings from Hempel…

Advanced “splash zone” coatings from Hempel…
Advanced “splash zone” coatings from Hempel assure longer service life and reduced maintenance for offshore assets In response to customer demands, Hempel has launched two new advanced coatings specifically developed to protect the vulnerable “splash zone” areas of offshore structures. The “splash...
May 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Supplies, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsafe to deliver new lifeboat systems to Statoil’s Njord A platform

Norsafe to deliver new lifeboat systems to Statoil’s Njord A platform
Norsafe GES 52 freefall lifeboat Norsafe has received orders from Kværner relating to the delivery of new lifeboat systems to Statoil’s Njord A platform. Norsafe will supply three lifeboat systems of its largest freefall lifeboat, the GES 52, with compatible davits. The lifeboat systems are built...
May 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vestdavit PAP-16000 brings new davit lifting force to market

Vestdavit PAP-16000 brings new davit lifting force to market
The new PAP-16000 single point davit from Vestdavit Vestdavit has completed its largest ever single-point A-frame davit for over the side boat handling, rising to the continuing challenge set by customers to be able to launch and retrieve ever larger workboats from their ships. The first PAP-16000 davit,...
May 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

De Nora unveils all new OMNIPURE™ Series 64 marine sewage treatment system

De Nora unveils all new OMNIPURE™ Series 64 marine sewage treatment system
De Nora – OMNIPURE Series 64 MILAN, MAY 05 2017 – De Nora, the world’s largest manufacturer of electrolyzers, electrodes, coatings, electrochemical and water treatment technologies, announced today the debut of the all new OMNIPURE™ Series 64 sewage treatment systems. The OMNIPURE™ Series...
May 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thordon bearings and Drydocks World team up….

Thordon bearings and Drydocks World team up….
Mr. Terry McGowan, President and CEO, Thordon Bearings (seated right), and Mr Mohammad Rizal (left), Chief Operating Officer of Drydocks World- Dubai, sign an agreement that affirms the two companies’ efforts to convert ships to seawater lubricated propeller shaft lines from oil THORDON BEARINGS AND...
May 4th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fleet Xpress exceeds 10,000 ship milestone at first anniversary

Fleet Xpress exceeds 10,000 ship milestone at first anniversary
Ronald Spithout, President Inmarsat Maritime. Unprecedented market response in 12 months as ship owners, ship managers and strategic Partners commit to award winning high-speed service. 4 May 2017: Fleet Xpress, the ground-breaking service from Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has secured commitments covering...
May 4th, 2017 | Anniversaries, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

HMD and DNV GL present world’s first double side-hull LPG carrier

HMD and DNV GL present world’s first double side-hull LPG carrier
General arrangement profile view of the LNG Safe design concept. Image care of HMD. Tokyo, 7 April 2017: At the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, DNV GL presented Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) with an approval in principle (AIP) certificate for a new double side-hull LPG carrier design – LPG SAFE (Structural...
May 3rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, LPG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen InvaSave port-based ballast water management system has world premiere

Damen InvaSave port-based ballast water management system has world premiere
InvaSave port based BWMS On April 25th Damen’s award-winning and IMO certified InvaSave ballast water management system (BWMS) received its world premiere in front of an invited audience courtesy of Groningen Seaports at the harbour of Delfzijl and Eemshaven, The Netherlands. This marks the culmination...
May 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä 34DF engines awarded EPA Tier III emissions compliance certification

Wärtsilä 34DF engines awarded EPA Tier III emissions compliance certification
A 6-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 34DF engine. The engine features advanced dual-fuel technology and high efficiency, and its success is evidenced with more than 300 engines delivered globally. Wärtsilä Corporation,  3 May 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded model...
May 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More