Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship
The new exploration cruise vessel being built for Sunstone is to be equipped with Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems. Wärtsilä Corporation,  23 November 2017 at 9.30 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines and exhaust gas cleaning...
November 23rd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Concern over cyber liability and lack of regulation hindering implementation of unmanned ships

Concern over cyber liability and lack of regulation hindering implementation of unmanned ships
… Concern over increased cyber security threat Uncertainty surrounding insurance cover availability Doubts raised over industry readiness for new technology Almost two thirds (64%) of global marine industry executives believe there is uncertainty surrounding liability issues relating to unmanned...
November 21st, 2017 | Books, IMarEST, Legal, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hapag-Lloyd adds low-carbon refrigerant containers from Maersk Container Industry

Hapag-Lloyd adds low-carbon refrigerant containers from Maersk Container Industry
Niklas Ohling The company invests in 1,000 Star Cool Integrated™ containers chilled by the environmentally friendly R513A refrigerant system. To maintain and expand its container fleet, Hapag-Lloyd, a global container line, has purchased 3,700 Star Cool Integrated™ containers as part of their recent...
November 21st, 2017 | Containers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

2020 Fuel Regulations – a new (old) approach  

2020 Fuel Regulations – a new (old) approach  
Dr. Ram Vis Dr. Ram Vis was a speaker at GST/Shipping 2030 in New York last week. Viewers can read herebelow his reflections on how the maritime industry should be approaching the fuel issue: Historically, Charles Lamb is credited with introducing heavy fuels in Diesel Engines. There was serious competition...
November 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK
Hans Rasmussen – Chairman The founder member of Telemar (UK) Ltd, Rodger Perks, who stepped down from the board at the end of September, after 18 years as managing director, has agreed to postpone retirement to join the board of SRH International (SRHi) based in London, as a non-executive director. SRHi...
November 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

Presenting: Technology in Shipping Report 2017

Presenting: Technology in Shipping Report 2017
Technology in Shipping Technology is reshaping the marine industry. Over the next few years new technologies will completely transform shipping: an industry that is the engine of 90% of global trade. Clyde & Co and IMarEST teamed up in a joint initiative to seek insight on emerging technologies...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Legal, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping

DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping
… Hamburg/Oslo, 17 November 2017: Classification society DNV GL has released a new position paper setting out the importance of standardisation in enabling the growth of digital applications in the maritime industry. Drawing from the experiences gained from digital pilot projects focused on ship...
November 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions continue to be the choice for fishing vessels

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions continue to be the choice for fishing vessels
The new purse seiner trawler being built for Lunar Fishing Company will be equipped with the market’s most efficient propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation,  16 November 2017 at 10 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä continues its success in providing highly efficient,...
November 16th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“K” Line News: Delivery of 311,000 DWT-type VLCC “KISOGAWA”

“K” Line News: Delivery of 311,000 DWT-type VLCC “KISOGAWA”
The VLCC “KISOGAWA” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “KISOGAWA,” a 311,000 DWT-type VLCC at Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd (hereafter called NACKS), China on November 15, 2017. Main Particulars LOA 339.50 m DWT...
November 15th, 2017 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

m/v Kobi Ruegg joins FUGRO’s survey vessels fleet

m/v Kobi Ruegg joins FUGRO’s survey vessels fleet
Fugro’s MV Kobi Ruegg will deliver Fugro’s marine site characterisation services to the offshore survey market, primarily in the Eastern Mediterranean and Red Sea. The newly named MV Kobi Ruegg has joined Fugro’s vessel fleet and is set to begin her first project in the Egyptian sector of the...
November 13th, 2017 | Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wessels Signs Letter of Intent for Further LNG Conversions

Wessels Signs Letter of Intent for Further LNG Conversions
Pictured at the signing of the Letter of Intent between Wessels and MAN Diesel & Turbo were* MAN Diesel & Turbo’s ability to retrofit existing fleets drives Maritime Energy Transition In connection with the Europort 2017 exhibition for maritime technology in Rotterdam, Wessels Reederei –...
November 10th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough analyser which tests seven parameters at once to prevent engine damage

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough analyser which tests seven parameters at once to prevent engine damage
…the new Parker Kittiwake Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR) analyser The Parker Kittiwake ATR analyser simultaneously detects seven parameters including base number, total acid number, insolubles, and water content of an oil sample LONDON – 9 November 2017 – Parker Kittiwake, a leading global...
November 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä modernising vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard to provide reliability in demanding conditions

Wärtsilä modernising vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard to provide reliability in demanding conditions
The Canadian Coast Guard’s vessel Ann Harvey will be equipped with new propulsion generators, which will contribute to the vessel’s reliability for many years to come. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 September 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä will support the 1100 Class High Endurance...
November 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

MB92 takes 75% stake in Compositeworks

MB92 takes 75% stake in Compositeworks
… La Ciotat, 8 November 2017 – Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) and Compositeworks (CW) announced today that MB92 has taken a 75 per cent stake in Compositeworks. The remaining 25% will stay in the hands of current shareholders. Compositeworks will continue under the current management of Benjamin...
November 8th, 2017 | Marinas, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking
A view from the exhibition hall Leading maritime exhibition Europort yesterday opened its doors to welcome international visitors to the 38th edition, once again confirming Rotterdam’s position at the heart of the global maritime industry. This year the exhibition has set its focus on three core themes;...
November 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wilhelmsen eyes efficiency gains by sharing data on DNV GL’s Veracity platform

Wilhelmsen eyes efficiency gains by sharing data on DNV GL’s Veracity platform
Veracity: Wilhelmsen’s Digital Journey (subtitles) Oslo/Høvik – Wilhelmsen is exploring concrete ways of leveraging their data on DNV GL’s Veracity industry platform. In one of the first data sharing pilot projects on the new open platform, Wilhelmsen is testing a system to share ship...
November 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä introduces an innovative pre-swirl stator to improve fuel efficiency

Wärtsilä introduces an innovative pre-swirl stator to improve fuel efficiency
EnergoFlow in combination with an optimised fixed pitch propeller ensures better results. Wärtsilä Corporation,  7 November 2017 at 9 am EET The new Wärtsilä EnergoFlow is an energy saving solution that will return ship operators’ investment in less than two years. By reducing the power losses...
November 7th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen contracts Taylor Bros for icebreaker barges

Damen contracts Taylor Bros for icebreaker barges
l to r Mr. Peter Gutwein (the Tasmanian Minister for State Growth), Mr. Magiel Venema (Damen Australia Project Director), Mr. Greg Taylor (Taylor Bros), Mr. Phillip Taylor (Taylor Bros) Tasmanian company will deliver barges for Australian Antarctic Division’s  RSV Nuyina Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding...
November 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Innovative outer pump cover zipped on

Innovative outer pump cover zipped on
he zipped-on outer cover is made to measure for each dredge pump How to dress your dredge pump for success Dredge pumps can be fitted out with a second outer pump casing. Up to now, this meant a  large, heavy piece of steel. Pioneering research by Damen R&D engineers has resulted in a patented pump...
November 2nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kongsberg receives first DNV GL cyber security type approval for its K-IMS system

Kongsberg receives first DNV GL cyber security type approval for its K-IMS system
Knut Omberg, Principal Engineer at DNV GL – Maritime (left), presents Roar Simensen, Product Adviser – Connected Vessels & Information management at Kongsberg Maritime (right), with the new type approval. Høvik/Hamburg, 2 November 2017: As the shipping industry digitalizes, vessels are...
November 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shell opens 430 million-litre lubricants plant in Singapore

Shell opens 430 million-litre lubricants plant in Singapore
Shell Tuas Lubricants Plant Shell today opened an integrated lubricants and grease production facility in Tuas, Singapore. At 10 hectares, the site size is equivalent to almost 25 football pitches. It is Shell’s 3rd largest lubricants plant in the world and 2nd largest in Asia-Pacific, capable of producing...
November 2nd, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

SAL gets a new sister – SAL Engineering

SAL gets a new sister – SAL Engineering
  Hamburg, 1. November 2017 – SAL Engineering GmbH is established as an independent Engineering house within the Harren & Partner Group. SAL Engineering becomes a sister company to SAL Heavy Lift GmbH, and is utilizing from the know-how, and practical experience that has been obtained...
November 1st, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Trolley recovery system

Trolley recovery system
Slip 3 Trolley Mainstay nearly doubles its slipping capability with the introduction of new trolley recovery system Stewart Graves, Mainstay’s Managing Director commented ”The additional tonnage capability will allow us to service vessels we have previously had to turn away. Our marine servicing...
November 1st, 2017 | Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

No return to oil for STQ Ferries

No return to oil for STQ Ferries
STQ retrofitted Thordon Bearings’ water lubricated propeller shaft bearings to the double-ended ferries Armand-Imbeau more than 20 years ago It is more than twenty years since Société des Traversiers du Québec (STQ) retrofitted Thordon Bearings’ water lubricated propeller shaft bearings to the...
November 1st, 2017 | Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

I-Tech AB recognized with European Marine Biocides Technology Innovation Award for Selektope® antifouling ingredient

I-Tech AB recognized with European Marine Biocides Technology Innovation Award for Selektope® antifouling ingredient
Dr. Oliver Weigenand – I-TECH COO receiving the Frost & Sullivan Award I-Tech AB has been recognized as the technology innovation leader in the European marine biocides market, resulting in the company receiving the 2017 Technology Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan. Each year, Frost &...
October 31st, 2017 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More