Archive for the ‘Technical’ Category

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, the Hellenic Technical Committee Chairman and ABS Global Ship Systems Center Director, closed the meeting and thanked all members The third ABS Hellenic Technical Committee meeting took place on November 21st at The Margi Hotel outside of Athens, Greece. More than 40 distinguished...
December 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry
ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies With this historic trial in the Finnish capital’s port last week,...
December 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Real-world testing and scaling phase for Maritime Blockchain Lab’s Fuels Assurance Platform in preparation for commercialisation

Real-world testing and scaling phase for Maritime Blockchain Lab’s Fuels Assurance Platform in preparation for commercialisation
Picture credit: Matthew Henry/Burst Maritime Blockchain Labs announce real-world testing phase for technology solution that enhances traceability and trust in bunker fuel supply chain Copenhagen, 4 December 2018: Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a partnership set up between Lloyd’s Register Foundation...
December 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam

IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam
.. “By 2020, our estimate is that we will have granted nine licenses to LNG bunker providers to operate at the Port of Rotterdam; six of the licenses are already for regular use in port LNG bunker operations to refuel LNG-powered cruise, cargo, tanker and container vessels. Three licenses will...
December 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cylinder Oil analysis – the sweet spot for improvement

Cylinder Oil analysis – the sweet spot for improvement
Delegates outside the QE2 Dubai, 29 November 2018 – ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, presented an advanced onboard condition monitoring program to optimize engine performance to 146 ship owners/managers, executives from shipyards, engineering firms, oil...
December 3rd, 2018 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thordon solves Navenor bearing problem

Thordon solves Navenor bearing problem
Based on the success of the SXL retrofits, Salinor/Navenor approached Thortech to supply a complete bearing and seal package for the shallow draught bulker Comandante Paschoal Thordon Bearings has completed a range of water-lubricated and grease-free bearing installations to a third salt lugger in the...
December 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam from Fincantieri Shipyard

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam from Fincantieri Shipyard
The “Nieuw Statendam” in Fincantieri Shipyard Holland America Line took delivery of Nieuw Statendam 29 November 2018, officially making it the 15th ship in the fleet. A hand-over ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera, Italy, shipyard, and Nieuw Statendam will set sail for...
November 30th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä achieves notable advances in automated shipping with latest successful tests

Wärtsilä achieves notable advances in automated shipping with latest successful tests
The ‘Folgefonn’ was operated autonomously for its entire route from dock-to-dock with the Wärtsilä automated dock-to-dock solution. Wärtsilä Corporation, 28 November 2018 at 2 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed a further round of test procedures of its...
November 28th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix

The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix
John Faraclas The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix. Just compare to only 5 days ago (22/11) and see what you get out of this. The BCI has exactly doubled whilst Handies and Supras are completely flat; all the Capes heading to China. Geopolitics...
November 27th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB extends its service network in Zhoushan, China

ABB extends its service network in Zhoushan, China
Opening of the new branch office of ABB Jiangjin Turbo Systems Co., Ltd. in Zhoushan, China To continue to provide customers across the globe with greater access to ABB’s high-quality service and parts, ABB Turbocharging has announced the establishment of a branch office of ABB Jiangjin Turbo Systems...
November 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Successful trials for unmanned survey vessel

Successful trials for unmanned survey vessel
… The ‘micro Rapid Environmental Assessment Vessel’ (mREAV); an unmanned and highly-portable integrated survey system for inland waterways has successfully completed initial trials in the South West of England. The very small Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) was developed by Safeguard Nautica...
November 22nd, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Høglund teams up with Yxney maritime to drive fuel efficiency

Høglund teams up with Yxney maritime to drive fuel efficiency
At the signing: Aleksander Beckmann, Aftermarket Sales and Services Manager at Høglund, and Sindre Stemshaug Bornstein, CCO at Yxney Maritime Høglund teams up with Yxney Maritime to drive fuel efficiency with real-time, user-friendly data solution NOVEMBER 21, 2018: Høglund, the leading global marine...
November 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Digital defence in the maritime industry

Digital defence in the maritime industry
As owners act to fortify their ships and shore-side operations against cyber risk in the face of evolving threats and imminent regulation, DNV GL has expanded its services to cover control systems, software, procedures and human factors.  by Svante Einarsson, Senior Cyber Security Advisor, DNV GL Although...
November 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Corruption, Insight, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zones

Electrochlorination remains preferred BWTS of choice for vessels with large flows and hazardous zones
Dr Stelios Kyriacou, General Manager of BALPURE® BWMS, De Nora De Nora addresses common misconceptions relating to chlorine, hydrogen and system configuration  MILAN, November 19, 2018: De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today highlighted the superior safety aspects...
November 19th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Oceanco’s 109m/357ft project Bravo breaks new ground

Oceanco’s 109m/357ft project Bravo breaks new ground
The “Bravo” ALBLASSERDAM, Netherlands, Nov.17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Oceanco’s 109m/357ft ‘Project Bravo’ was launched on 17 November 2018. Bravo is a prime example of Oceanco’s new wave of forward-thinking yachts. With her naval architecture by Lateral Naval Architects,...
November 17th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award
. Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping award 2018. Working with a number of industry partners they developed the ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE Tug (CRT) design that is safer, stronger and more manoeuvrable...
November 16th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings – keeping you in operation

Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings – keeping you in operation
Approximately 90% of the world’s trade is transported by international shipping, making vessel maintenance of utmost importance to the global economy. Yet despite advancements in marine technology and effective safety measures, groundings, collisions and major breakdowns still happen. In such situations,...
November 15th, 2018 | Groundings, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

INTTRA Asia Technology Summit: Digitalization Expands, Need for Standards Increases

INTTRA Asia Technology Summit: Digitalization Expands, Need for Standards Increases
John Fay, CEO of INTTRA and Inna Kuznetsova, President and COO of INTTRA, address senior shipping and technology executives at the INTTRA Asia Technology Summit Singapore, November 14, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping...
November 14th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thuraya’s highly anticipated X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone Launches in stores in less than a month

Thuraya’s highly anticipated X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone Launches in stores in less than a month
Thuraya X5-Touch the world’s smartest satellite phone First Android based satellite & GSM phone in the industry offering unparalleled flexibility for users Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018 –Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat),...
November 13th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018
Lesley Robinson Winners of the prestigious DAME Design Award 2018 were announced today with British designed and manufactured products receiving over 40% of the accolades presented, including Overall Winner. At the leading global design competition for new marine equipment and accessories, creativity...
November 13th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker
The vessel design 13 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented STX with approval in principle for a 50k dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled propulsion system...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Gas, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI)

Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI)
… Georgios TERIAKIDIS, Regional Business Development Manager, South East Europe, Middle East & Africa, DNV GL – Maritime advises on the  Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI): DNV GL’s Alternative Fuels Insight (AFI) platform is a new application, offered...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Statistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

Multraship / Novatug scoop KVNR award for CARROUSEL RAVE TUG

Multraship / Novatug scoop KVNR award for CARROUSEL RAVE TUG
From the awards ceremony Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship and its innovation arm, Novatug, have won the prestigious Maritime KVNR Shipping Award 2018 for their ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE TUG (CRT) design. The award was presented to Leendert Muller, managing director of Multraship,...
November 13th, 2018 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

HullWiper network expands into Gibraltar with SCAMP

HullWiper network expands into Gibraltar with SCAMP
Arrival of the SCAMP Workboat Palencia II at the Gibraltar Berth after attending to a full cleaning of a 285m commercial vessel. Gibraltar, 12 November 2018 – HullWiper Ltd, in partnership with global provider of ship fuel conservation and underwater services SCAMP, is now offering an affordable,...
November 12th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor signs Letter of Intent on strategic cooperation with CSSC

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 30 OCTOBER, 2018 AT 2.30 PM  EET   MacGregor sees that this cooperation will further strengthen its presence in Asia and specifically in China, the world’s biggest shipbuilding market. CSSC is a very important partner for MacGregor, as it is the primary shipbuilding group...
October 30th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More