Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

MTU’s new marine engines combined with SCR system

MTU’s new marine engines combined with SCR system
… The latest generation of MTU’s Series 4000 marine engines combined with MTU’s new SCR system for IMO III and EPA Tier IV are designed for flexible installation and feature an excellent power-to-weight ratio. NOx emissions have been reduced by 75% compared with IMO II and particulate emissions...
August 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

NORDEN adopts SEDNA as the organization’s system of record for transaction management

NORDEN adopts SEDNA as the organization’s system of record for transaction management
World-leading shipping company estimates that SEDNA will reduce internal email traffic to users by 75%,​ and support their ‘Focus & Simplicity’ business strategy London, 16 August 2018 – Danish dry cargo and product tanker operator NORDEN announced today the selection of SEDNA as a...
August 16th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Stena Drilling streamlines safety equipment management backed by proven VIKING solution

Stena Drilling streamlines safety equipment management backed by proven VIKING solution
VIKING offshore evacuation system As part of its constant drive for new efficiencies, Stena Drilling has placed a significant part of its safety equipment and servicing management under a VIKING Offshore Safety Agreement.  Progressive UK-based offshore drilling company Stena Drilling Limited is committed...
August 15th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA issues reactivation of DP vessels after layup information note

IMCA issues reactivation of DP vessels after layup information note
Capt Andy Goldsmith, Technical Adviser – Marine, IMCA Focused information note produced for professionals charged with reactivation Reactivated DP vessels can enter service in better condition than pre-layup Following a period of improving industry metrics during 2017, the International Marine Contractors...
August 15th, 2018 | Associations, News, Shipmanagement, Technical | Read More

Silvestream retrofits air lubrication system on Diamond Princess from Carnival Corporation’s Princess Cruises

Silvestream retrofits air lubrication system on Diamond Princess from Carnival Corporation’s  Princess Cruises
Diamond Princess Installation of the Silverstream® System on the Diamond Princess exceeds expectations in delivering fuel cost and emissions reductions Silverstream Technologies today announced that Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise vacation company, has successfully...
August 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Flanders Environment Agency purchase a number of CTG ALGAE-Wader Pro systems to assess algae levels in Belgium

Flanders Environment Agency purchase a number of CTG ALGAE-Wader Pro systems to assess algae levels in Belgium
Algae monitoring. CTG ALGAE-Wader Pro systems for Flanders The Flanders Environment Agency (VMM) has taken delivery of a number of CTG ALGAE-Wader Pro systems to assist in their work in assessing Algae levels within the water environments within Belgium.  CTG’s representatives within the Benelux...
August 10th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ship performance has a 80/20 rule

Ship performance has a 80/20 rule
Image by AvNitro/iStock by Getty Images Impact of weather underestimated by most voyage analysts, warns voyage insight and monitoring expert, StratumFive United Kingdom, 9 August 2018 – The shipping industry risks investing billions of dollars on vessel optimisation services that fail to deliver...
August 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine team up to convert ships to pollution free propeller shaft lines

Thordon Bearings and Heddle Marine team up to convert ships to pollution free propeller shaft lines
Shaun Padulo and Terry McGowan – signing agreement Thordon Bearings Inc. and Heddle Marine Service Inc. have today signed a cooperative agreement under which the Canada-based ship repair company will work together with Thordon Bearings Inc. to promote the conversion of ships’ oil lubricated propeller...
August 8th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project
Chilean Navy Asmar Icebreake Damen Marine Components has won a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for an Antarctic Research vessel of the Chilean Navy, under LRS -Polar 5 Class notation. The contract was awarded by ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard, Chile. Design of the vessel was...
August 7th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Envirocleanse enters USCG Approval Process

Envirocleanse enters USCG Approval Process
Matt Hughes Envirocleanse LLC inTankTM Ballast Water Treatment System Submits Application to US Coast Guard for Type Approval Certificate Houston, TX (USA) – Envirocleanse LLC, division of Charter Brokerage LLC, a BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY company, announces submission of an application to the US Coast...
August 6th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Rising to the digital challenge in shipping

Rising to the digital challenge in shipping
Joint TT Club & McKinsey report concludes that the future is digital   ‘Brave new world?’ examines two potential future digital scenarios, one of which is termed ‘Digital reinvention’ Industry experts, looking at the future for the container transport industry over the next 25 years,...
August 6th, 2018 | Containers, IT and Communications, P and I Clubs, Technical, Technology | Read More

V.Group announces new model of technical management with ‘Fleet Cell of the Future’

V.Group announces new model of technical management with ‘Fleet Cell of the Future’
.. New model of technical management increases performance by encouraging innovation with a purpose, and designing basic unit of operations around the customer’s needs London, August 6 2018: V.Group, the leading global marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, today announced...
August 6th, 2018 | News, Shipmanagement, Technical | Read More

Celebrating a fine FellowSHIP: 15 years of maritime battery and fuel cell research

Celebrating a fine FellowSHIP: 15 years of maritime battery and fuel cell research
Viking Lady in operation. The FellowSHIP project successfully explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in the maritime industry (Source: DNV GL / Eidesvik) Hamburg/Høvik, 3 August 2018: Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of...
August 3rd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fuel contamination – a get me home solution?

Fuel contamination – a get me home solution?
An example of a damaged plunger Contaminated fuel now also found in the world’s largest ship refuelling hub, Singapore, in addition to the Americas, has resulted in engine failures and mechanical damage according to a recent report from a Singapore-based marine fuel surveyor. Given certain parameters,...
August 2nd, 2018 | Bunkering, Corruption, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

ShipServ delivers full integration solution to Francois Marine

ShipServ delivers full integration solution to Francois Marine
Most advanced ShipServ supplier solution to drive transactional efficiencies, increase customer retention and win more business l to r: Jason Low, Sales Manager, ShipServ, Dominic Fernandez, CEO, Francois Marine and Sharon Gill, Senior VP, Sales APAC, ShipServ LONDON – 2 August 2018: ShipServ, the...
August 2nd, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Icebreaking LNGC Christophe de Margerie transits Northern Sea Route in record time for July

Icebreaking LNGC Christophe de Margerie transits Northern Sea Route in record time for July
Christophe de Margerie loading Sabetta Dec 2017 Christophe de Margerie, the icebreaking LNG carrier owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has crossed the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in a new record time, for a merchant ship without icebreaker support, during the month of July. The vessel covered...
August 1st, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, LNG, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

INTTRA adds Turkon Line to its Carrier Network

INTTRA adds Turkon Line to its Carrier Network
Parsippany, N.J., and Istanbul, Turkey, July 30, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, today announced the addition of Turkon Line, the latest regional carrier to join its rapidly expanding network. Turkon provides...
July 31st, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

Augmented reality creates a new dimension in marine maintenance services

Augmented reality creates a new dimension in marine maintenance services
… Digitalisation and the rapid development of new technologies is fundamentally transforming the marine industry. New innovations increase efficiency and flexibility. However, these innovations are no longer confined to products and systems. They will also revolutionise marine maintenance services....
July 31st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018
Record sales of exhibition space as this year’s Show virtually sold out  TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018 will welcome over 80 new brands to its 500+ strong fleet of exhibitors, as well as seeing around 100 companies increase the size of their stand or number of berths this year. The...
July 31st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first
Gibdock – Aerial view Gibdock has underlined its commitment to Occupational Health & Safety by becoming the first shipyard in the Mediterranean region, and one of the first companies worldwide, to achieve ISO 45001:2018 certification. An audit by LRQA completed on the 6th of July confirmed...
July 26th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Businesses expect Industrial IoT to boost their revenues by $154 million finds Inmarsat study

Businesses expect Industrial IoT to boost their revenues by $154 million finds Inmarsat study
Over a third struggle with connectivity issues to fully deploy Industrial IoT across the global supply chain 25th July 2018: The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is set to make a sizeable contribution to the global economy by 2023. This is according to a new global study launched today by Inmarsat...
July 25th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

SMS Avonmouth carries out major refit of dredger in UK port of Bristol

SMS Avonmouth carries out major refit of dredger in UK port of Bristol
The City of Cardiff SMS AVONMOUTH RELOCATES TO BIGGER PREMISES AND COMPLETES THE LARGEST ALONGSIDE REFIT OF THE YEAR AT BRISTOL PORT Leading ship repairer SMS Avonmouth – part of the Southampton-based SMS Group – has completed a major refit alongside in the UK port of Bristol for Tarmac, and relocated...
July 24th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems successfully tested for global compliance

Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems successfully tested for global compliance
Aquarius UV BWMS Wärtsilä Corporation,  20 July 2018 at 10 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä announces that its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all testing procedures required for United States Coastguard (USCG) type approval compliance....
July 20th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Energy Solutions Ready for SMM

MAN Energy Solutions Ready for SMM
The MAN 45/60CR engine Company stand at major trade fair to showcase new hardware and address industry trends including decarbonisation and digitisation MAN Energy Solutions has announced its agenda for SMM 2018, the leading international maritime trade fair in Hamburg from September 4th to 7th. The...
July 13th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä signs a EUR 170 million scrubber deal

Wärtsilä signs a EUR 170 million scrubber deal
Wärtsilä hybrid scrubber systems have the flexibility to operate in both open and closed loop. Wärtsilä Corporation, 13 July 2018 at 11.00 a.m. EEST – The year 2020 is approaching along with the Sulphur cap regulation of 0.5%, putting pressure on maritime agents to decrease emissions – and...
July 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More