Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects
The panel (l to r): Sea O’ Sullivan, Charles Buss, The Rt. Hon. Mr. Justice Andrew Baker, Dr. Ken Kirby , Brendan Cuffe and Nicola Cox Contractual issues arising from building merchant ships are inevitably “tricky” and give rise to problems requiring solutions. At a seminar organised by the...
March 27th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens
Group Photo of DNV GL Greek Technical Committee Athens, February 21st, 2017 – The Annual Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL attended by its members, gathered in the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, in Athens. Chairman’s opening address The acting Chairman, Sokratis Dimakopoulos, made an introduction...
March 22nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, People and Places, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Green Reefers signs up 18 vessels to NSSLGlobal VSAT

Green Reefers signs up 18 vessels to NSSLGlobal VSAT
Decision driven by NSSLGlobal’s superior service, coverage and support 22 March 2017 – NSSLGlobal today announces that, following a successful initial trial project, it has signed a new contract with Green Reefers which will see VSAT IP@SEA installed on board more than 18 cargo vessels to enhance...
March 22nd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN 48/60CR engines selected for New US Navy Tanker Series

MAN 48/60CR engines selected for New US Navy Tanker Series
The FM-MAN 14V48/60CR engine (T-AOX will use 2 x 12V46/60CR Engines) Fairbanks Morse to build 34 × 12V48/60CR engines for TAO-205 programme The US Navy has chosen the Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engine as main propulsion for a new series of 17 ships as it begins plans to phase out its existing tanker...
March 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Thermo King introduces new All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 refrigeration unit

Thermo King introduces new All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 refrigeration unit
Thermo King B 100 Van Thermo King Introduces New All-Electric, Zero-Emission B-100 30 Refrigeration Unit for Small Trucks and Vans The new B-100 30 unit features an added electric heating option and provides top performance to the “last mile” delivery applications. Brussels, March 20, 2017 – Thermo...
March 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

The ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ under the spotlight at 4th FIGS events technical lecture

The  ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ under the spotlight at 4th FIGS events technical lecture
Bernard Twomey THE ‘CYBER ENABLED SHIP’ UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT AT 4TH FIGS EVENTS TECHNICAL LECTURE The introduction of technologies that provide ‘off ship’ support for cyber enabled vessels is moving forward at a rapid rate and is a technology embedded by a number of manufacturers. As Bernard Twomey...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat Maritime secures Fleet Xpress commitment from Hapag-Lloyd

Inmarsat Maritime secures Fleet Xpress commitment from Hapag-Lloyd
20 March 2017: Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to services enabled for Fleet Xpress. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest container shipping...
March 20th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

DigitalShip’s April Maritime CIO Forum in Marseille

DigitalShip’s April Maritime CIO Forum in Marseille
DIGITAL SHIP MARITIME CIO FORUM MARSEILLE WILL TAKE PLACE ON 4TH APRIL WITH THE FOCUS ON DIGITALISATION IN SHIPPING Identifying opportunities for growth is critical to all businesses, and especially so in such an integral industry as shipping. Staying ahead of the innovation curve is key to this development,...
March 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

The ‘cyber enabled ship’

The ‘cyber enabled ship’
Bernard Twomey Bernard Twomey, BEng, CEng, FIET, MIMechE, FIMarEST, Bernard Twomey Consulting Ltd  The ‘cyber enabled ship’ – what are the risks and what are the mitigations? Synopsis The introduction of technologies that provide ‘off ship’ support is moving forward at...
March 16th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…

Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets…
Ocean Business 2017 show previews are hitting the streets – find out why it’s not to be missed! Over 10,000 copies of the Ocean Business 2017 show preview brochures are hitting the streets! Grab your copy to see the full line up of 340+ international exhibitors,...
March 15th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks
ASD 2913 an artist’s impression The Meyer’s Group has ordered two, powerful Damen ASD 2913 Tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal. At an official signing ceremony at the Panama Maritime XIII World Conference, Michel Mittelmeyer, Chief Executive Officer said the Meyer’s Group...
March 15th, 2017 | Canals, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thermo King and FRIGOBLOCK to Showcase Transport Refrigeration Solutions for Today and Tomorrow at CV Show 2017 in Birmingham

Thermo King and FRIGOBLOCK to Showcase Transport Refrigeration Solutions for Today and Tomorrow at CV Show 2017 in Birmingham
Thermo King Hybrid Concept Full portfolio of diesel, hybrid and zero-emission, all-electric units to suit all transport refrigeration applications and UK premiere of the new SLXi trailer range Brussels, Mar. 14, 2017 – Transportation solution businesses Thermo King and FRIGOBLOCK of Ingersoll Rand,...
March 14th, 2017 | Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thordon’s Seathigor for Maritime Environmental Award

Thordon’s Seathigor for Maritime Environmental Award
Thordon Bearings’ SeaThigor has been nominated in the technology category of the Green4Sea Awards 2017 SeaThigor, the forward propeller shaft seal Thordon Bearings introduced to the market last year, has been nominated in the technology category of the Green4Sea awards, which will take place in Athens...
March 14th, 2017 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, ETI, and Shell collaborate to test wind propulsion technology

Maersk Tankers, Norsepower, ETI, and Shell collaborate to test wind propulsion technology
Maersk P-Class Illustration with two 30×5 Norsepower Rotor Sails Norsepower’s fuel-efficient technology expected to save approximately 10% in fuel consumption and associated emissions on 109,647 DWT product tanker vessel Copenhagen, Helsinki, & London – 14 March 2017: Norsepower Oy Ltd....
March 14th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Environment, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

INTTRA Acquires Avantida

INTTRA Acquires Avantida
Combination Will Accelerate the Expansion of Digital Technologies in Landside Container Logistics and Ocean Shipping Parsippany, New Jersey, USA, and Antwerp, Belgium, March 14th 2017 – INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, today announced that it has acquired Avantida,...
March 14th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs for 20 Newbuilds

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs for 20 Newbuilds
(Birkeroed, Denmark – March 13, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) Danelec Marine and its distributor Telemar Norway are supplying DM100 Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) for 20 new vessels being built by VARD. The VDRs are being installed by VARD on 20 new module carrier vessels under construction at VARD’s...
March 13th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä launches SmartPredict to provide safer ship manoeuvring guidance

Wärtsilä launches SmartPredict to provide safer ship manoeuvring guidance
Looking into the future with Wärtsilä SmartPredict. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 March 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä launches its latest innovation SmartPredict at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from March 13 to 16. Developed...
March 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group Selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform…

Damen Shipyards Group Selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform…
… Damen Shipyards Group Selects Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to Digitally Transform its Shipbuilding  Dassault Systèmes’ Portfolio of Marine & Offshore Industry Solution Experiences Improves Collaboration, Efficiency and Optimization across Damen Global Shipyards VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY,...
March 10th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norwegian Cruise Line consults Foreship on Ballast Water compliance

Norwegian Cruise Line consults Foreship on Ballast Water compliance
Foreship has secured a major design consultancy contract covering the first post-Ballast Water Convention treatment systems to be specified by Norwegian Cruise Line.  The contract calls for independent naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy services to ensure installations on five NCL...
March 9th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Transas signs Satcom Global partnership to bring connectivity to THESIS

Transas signs Satcom Global partnership to bring connectivity to THESIS
Frank Coles, Transas CEO Malta – 8th March 2017: Transas, the innovative digital solutions provider, has signed a partnership agreement with Satcom Global to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices. Satcom Global is...
March 8th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV

Norsafe Wins Polar Code Contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV
Picture credit: Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding Norsafe has signed a new contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding BV to supply its IMO Polar Code compliant Life Saving Appliances (LSA) to an arctic supply and research vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division. It will be supplying two JYN-85...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new polar expedition cruise ships

Corvus energy storage system to reduce emissions for new polar expedition cruise ships
… Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca ESS has been selected for two new polar expedition vessels Richmond, B.C. – March 6, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the supplier of lithium ion based energy storage systems (ESS) for two new polar expedition...
March 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Industry, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services…

LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services…
LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services for the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of emissions reports under MRV Regulation Following an extensive audit by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), LRQA has been accredited to globally deliver services for...
March 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Verifavia Shipping reeceives first accreditation as a full global independent EU MRV verifier

Verifavia Shipping reeceives first accreditation as a full global independent EU MRV verifier
Julien Dufour_ UKAS accreditation recognises Verifavia’s ability to offer full scope of EU MRV verification services worldwide LONDON, ATHENS & PARIS – 01 March 2017: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), today announced...
March 1st, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – “Stena Line Signs Up for Online Service”

MAN Diesel & Turbo – “Stena Line Signs Up for Online Service”
Stena CEO, Dan Sten Olsson (front, blue helmet) and Stena Line Technical Director, BjarneKoitrand (white helmet) pictured in Augsburg during a tour of the local MAN PrimeServ facility Agreement covers two superferries in Stena fleet MAN Diesel & Turbo recently signed a contract with Stena Line to...
February 28th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More