Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class
… Similar to container vessels, bulk carriers and cruise ships, car carriers are rapidly growing in size. A new series of the world’s largest pure car and truck carriers sets a new standard for this segment. The final two vessels in a series of six New Horizon Class pure car and truck carriers...
January 18th, 2017 | Car trade, Classification Societies, Insight, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MISC BHD CEREMONY FOR FSP BENCHMAS 2 PROJECT

MISC BHD CEREMONY FOR FSP BENCHMAS 2 PROJECT
Commemorative Photo with the Project Management Team from MISC Offshore Business, MHB and AET. MISC BERHAD HOSTS COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY FOR FSO BENCHAMAS 2 PROJECT MISC Berhad (“MISC”) today celebrated the commencement of FSO Benchamas 2 conversion, in a ceremony at MMHE West Yard, Pasir Gudang. In...
January 18th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Trial partners sought for PLAXX Marine Fuel

Trial partners sought for PLAXX Marine Fuel
… Currently, global production of plastic surpasses 300 million metric tons per year and is forecast to double over the next 20 years. Only 10% of the waste generated is recycled with the remainder being incinerated, sent to landfill or left to pollute land and sea.* If the current trend continues...
January 17th, 2017 | Bunkering, Environment, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Major Clients Continue Selecting Veson Nautical

Major Clients Continue Selecting Veson Nautical
GLOBAL SHIPPING LEADERS CONTINUE TO SELECT VESON NAUTICAL SOLUTIONS d’Amico Societa di Navigazione S. p. A. and TATA NYK Join the Veson Nautical Community Boston, MA, USA – January 11, 2017 - Veson Nautical, the leading provider of commercial maritime software and services, today announced that...
January 11th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical | Read More

New Report on Potential for Wind Propulsion in Commercial Shipping

New Report on Potential for Wind Propulsion in Commercial Shipping
ISWA’s Gavin Allwright Gavin Allwright, ISWA Secretary  send us the following: Dear All, Please find below a link to the EU commissioned report on: Study on the Analysis of Market Potentials & Market Barriers for Wind Propulsion Technologies for Ships The study report, commissioned by the...
January 11th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, European Union, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

Genting deal largest in Evac history

Genting deal largest in Evac history
Ljubo Jurisevic Under an agreement signed December 7, 2016, Evac will supply Complete Cleantech Solutions for two Global class cruise ships for Genting Hong Kong’s Star Lines. The two 201,000-gross-ton vessels will be built by the German shipyard MV Werften for deliveries in 2020 and 2021. The contract...
January 11th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Enhanced protection for the engine

Enhanced protection for the engine
LIQUI MOLY has turned its additive Marine Diesel Protect into a chemical Swiss army knife for diesel engines January 2017 – There’s always room for improvement, however good a product is. This was what LIQUI MOLY researchers had in mind when they set about giving Marine Diesel Protect an additional...
January 10th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corrosion Inhibiting Coating

Corrosion Inhibiting Coating
Coated pieces after 600 hours in ASTM B-117 salt fog testing; VpCI®-368 on the left, black paint on the right. Cortec® Adds Extra VpCI® Protection to Time-Proven Corrosion Inhibiting Coating! Cortec’s time-proven VpCI®-368 coating has just become more powerful with the addition of extra Vapor phase...
January 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä CSSC joint venture opens new engine factory in China

Wärtsilä CSSC joint venture opens new engine factory in China
Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 January 2017 at 11.45 am EET – CSSC Wärtsilä Engine Co Ltd (CWEC), the joint venture company formed between Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), has formally opened its new production facilities located at Lingang, Shanghai. The opening ceremony...
January 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE begins work on Kinshorn Port dry dock gates

Harris PYE begins work on Kinshorn Port dry dock gates
Kishorn Port Dry Dock © Kishorn Port Today (9 January) sees Harris Pye, the global engineering group, begin work on refurbishing the historic dock gates at Kishorn Port, last opened nearly 25 years ago. This will be the first step in making them, and the Kishorn dry-dock, operational once more.  The...
January 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Wärtsilä carries out fast and efficient repowering of Italian ferry Moby Zaza

Wärtsilä carries out fast and efficient repowering of Italian ferry Moby Zaza
The “Moby Zaza” Wärtsilä Corporation,  5 January 2017 at 11 am EET – The Italian ferry company Moby S.p.A has chosen Wärtsilä to carry out the repowering of its passenger ferry MV Moby Zaza. Wärtsilä was chosen as a partner because of its ability to provide the fastest delivery...
January 5th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä increases operational safety and predictability for two LNG carriers of MOL LNG Transport (Europe) Ltd.

Wärtsilä increases operational safety and predictability for two LNG carriers of MOL LNG Transport (Europe) Ltd.
Wärtsilä increases operational safety and predictability for two LNG carriers of MOL LNG Transport (Europe) Ltd. Wärtsilä Corporation, 2 January 2017 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year maintenance agreement with MOL LNG Transport Europe Ltd., an affiliate of the Japanese MOL Group....
January 2nd, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

LUKOIL & IMarEST UAE discuss Cylinder Lubrication and EAL

LUKOIL & IMarEST UAE discuss Cylinder Lubrication and EAL
The LUKOIL and IMarEST teams LUKOIL presented an innovative approach to optimizing cylinder oil usage to ensure ideal engine lubrication at minimum feed rates as well as the latest in fully saturated ester oils that offer excellent oxidation and hydrolytic stability. 76 ship owners/managers, executives...
December 21st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

World’s first full scale numerical modelling workshop facilitated by Lloyd’s Register

World’s first full scale numerical modelling workshop facilitated by Lloyd’s Register
Performance measurement kit installed on the propeller shaft of the subject vessel 20 December 2016 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) hosted the world’s first workshop on full scale hydrodynamic computer simulations at their Global Technology Centre in Southampton last month. Ship designers from around...
December 20th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply Germany with groundbreaking biohybrid plant

Wärtsilä to supply Germany with groundbreaking biohybrid plant
The Wärtsilä biohybrid plant represents a new and unique response to market needs. Wärtsilä Corporation, 20 December 2016 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply a biohybrid production plant to the German energy company, Erdgas Südwest GmbH. The new plant will produce...
December 20th, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Navigating through Rough Seas…

Navigating through Rough Seas…
Navigating through the Rough Seas; GE’s Digital Technologies Enable Navies to Stay Mission-Ready by Andy McKeran, marine executive, GE’s Marine Solutions No two days in the navy are the same. Whether teams are facing a humanitarian mission, complex manoeuvres or a training exercise, navy recruits...
December 19th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Vestdavit Newsletter Dec. 2016

The Vestdavit Newsletter Dec. 2016
Davit designs for download Vestdavit’s digital library of 2D and 3D davit drawings is providing a powerful tool for ship designers, allowing them to download davit CAD files to include in their vessel conceptualisation files on a ‘cut and paste’ basis. Read more Click...
December 19th, 2016 | Communication, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

GEODIS transports eight large gantry cranes from Poland to Canada

GEODIS transports eight large gantry cranes from Poland to Canada
GEODIS is pleased to report that it has signed a new contract with the Austrian intermodal crane manufacturer Hans Küns GmbH to transport eight large gantry cranes from Poland to Canada, in the Delta Port Vancouver. The project required the delivery of dismantled cranes from Gdynia Port in Poland to...
December 19th, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thuraya confirms 100% connectivity for Kenyan elections

Thuraya confirms 100% connectivity for Kenyan elections
IEBC Staff using Thuraya SatSleeve+ during the elections Training and equipment deployment transforms remote local elections Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 December 2016: Thuraya Telecommunications Company today confirmed 100% transmission results for recent local elections in Kenya held in remote county...
December 19th, 2016 | Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä’s technical support increases reliability of Large Cutter Dredger Cassiopeia V

Wärtsilä’s technical support increases reliability of Large Cutter Dredger Cassiopeia V
Wärtsilä will provide extensive technical support and advisory services for Singapore-based large cutter dredger Cassiopeia V. Wärtsilä Corporation,  15 December 2016 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä will provide extensive technical support and advisory services for Singapore-based large cutter dredger...
December 15th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Stena Line extends its trust in MacGregor’s planned maintenance agreements for 39 ferries

Stena Line extends its trust in MacGregor’s planned maintenance agreements for 39 ferries
In 2008 Stena Germanica (ex Stena Hollandica) was one of the first vessels to be covered by a MacGregor Onboard Care agreement CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  14 DECEMBER 2016 AT 10 AM EET – Swedish ferry operator Stena Line has renewed its planned maintenance agreement with MacGregor, part of Cargotec....
December 14th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

Rickmers Group wins new customer Samudera Indonesia and shipmanagement of further vessels

Rickmers Group wins new customer Samudera Indonesia and shipmanagement of further vessels
Hamburg, 14 December 2016 – Samudera Indonesia has appointed Rickmers Shipmanagement, which belongs to the Rickmers Group, as the new Technical Manager of two supramax bulk carriers including their crewing. Samudera Indonesia is one of Indonesia’s largest liner companies; besides its container...
December 14th, 2016 | News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Quantimetrica: Control any device with short voice commands

Quantimetrica: Control any device with short voice commands
Dr. Yianni Doumenis Quantimetrica:  Control any device with short voice commands by Dr. Yiannis Doumenis    Quantimetrica Ltd. is a company based in London, UK with a footprint also in San Francisco, California, Austin, Texas, USA and Athens, Greece. Quantimetrica specialises in voice recognition...
December 13th, 2016 | Corruption, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sea Trophy, a more than an interesting concept!

Sea Trophy, a more than an interesting concept!
There is a World to win…! Viewers can read the latest from Van Heck Engineering and be kept updated on their Sea Trophy, green and easy oil recovery. Attached is the respective brochure* showing the specifications and applications of the Sea Trophy. The company’s technical knowhow is bundled...
December 13th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical, Technology | Read More

SpeedCast Launches ‘SpeedMail Business Unlimited’

SpeedCast Launches ‘SpeedMail Business Unlimited’
A ground-breaking cloud solution that ensures unlimited business email via satellite Sydney, Australia, December 13, 2016 - SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, today announced the official release of SpeedMail...
December 13th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More