Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Tomas Michelsson starting as the President, Offshore and Merchant, on Jan 8, 2018

Tomas Michelsson starting as the President, Offshore and Merchant, on Jan 8, 2018
Tomas Michelsson has been appointed as the President, Offshore and Merchant business area, Evac Group, effective Jan 8, 2018 Tomas Michelsson has been appointed as the President, Offshore and Merchant business area, effective Jan 8, 2018. Tomas is replacing the former President, Claes Rudling, who...
September 22nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

C-MAP acquires I-SEA

Recreational boaters to benefit from i-Sea innovation integration with C-MAP C-MAP, a leading supplier of digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping solutions, today announced the acquisition of i-Sea AS, a technology and consulting company focused on the marine sector. Located in Oslo, Norway,...
September 22nd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fast track Electrical Steam Boiler module for Lancaster FPSO

Fast track Electrical Steam Boiler module for Lancaster FPSO
PARAT Halvorsen AS will fabricate a complete, turnkey electrical steam boiler module for the Aoka Mizu FPSO. (Photo: PARAT Halvorsen AS) Parat Halvorsen AS is proud to announce that we recently secured a contract to design and fabricate a complete, turnkey steam boiler module for the Aoka Mizu FPSO owned...
September 20th, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

New maritime growth at Lowestoft

New maritime growth at Lowestoft
…a vessel docking at Burgess Marine’s shipyard at Lowestoft in East Anglia Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine is pleased to announce further growth in East Anglia as the Lowestoft maritime sector booms. The firm acquired...
September 20th, 2017 | News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thermo King Professor Kool best practice videos unveil expert insights on the refrigeration units’ operations

Thermo King Professor Kool best practice videos unveil expert insights on the refrigeration units’ operations
Videos help fleet operators and drivers gain better understanding of refrigeration units and effective transport operations Brussels, September 19, 2017 –Thermo King®, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, launched...
September 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum bridge systems selected for two new mega yachts

Wärtsilä Nacos Platinum bridge systems selected for two new mega yachts
State-of-the-art navigation consoles are included in the complete bridge system. Wärtsilä Corporation,  19 September 2017 at 10 am EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its Nacos Platinum integrated bridge system for two new mega yachts; one an 85 metre long vessel...
September 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

essDOCS acquires TradeCert

essDOCS acquires TradeCert
Alexander Goulandris, essDOCS CEO Addition of TradeCert, a leading provider of electronic Certificates of Origin, enhances essDOCS’ expertise and solution capabilities in eCertification Valletta, Malta, 18 September 2017: essDOCS today announced its acquisition of TradeCert Limited, the Galway,...
September 18th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Innovation comes from diversity

Innovation comes from diversity
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Search for interested parties working in innovative digital technology that could be applied within the maritime sector 15 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has today issued a global call for partners active in the area of innovative digital technologies...
September 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics

The dangers of Volatility in the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas As predicted yesterday the market “improved” today following its midweek fall, an easy job to do being familiarised with volatility which enable us to foresee the asymmetrical behaviour of the indices. Geopolitics continue an erratic course. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI gained...
September 14th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daikin to boost Active CA uptake with appointment of Ah Huat Goh

Daikin to boost Active CA uptake with appointment of Ah Huat Goh
New hire with significant experience of controlled atmosphere technology illustrates commitment to DAIKIN Active CA, and new approach to cargo care OSAKA, 14 September 2017: Daikin Reefer, a leading global supplier of container refrigeration equipment, announced today that it has appointed Mr Ah Huat...
September 14th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

NORSAFE developing USV in joint initiative with Kongsberg Maritime

NORSAFE developing USV in joint initiative with Kongsberg Maritime
Norsafe has been working alongside Kongsberg to develop an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) to act as a combined autonomous and data collection platform with different sensors. Kongsberg selected Norsafe AS as a partner for multi-purpose USV manufacturing because of their well-known reputation for building...
September 14th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Small boats in military service can now be certified under a single code, reducing complexity and confusion

Small boats in military service can now be certified under a single code, reducing complexity and confusion
British and French amphibious assault craft take part in Exercise Corsican Lion. LR Grey Code to certify small boats in military service launched at DSEI in London 13 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched the LR Grey Code for boats under 24m in length today at DSEI at London’s...
September 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Military, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

First ever marine type approval system for cyber enabled components announced

First ever marine type approval system for cyber enabled components announced
Luis Benito Lloyd’s Register (LR) releases Type Approval Requirements for components within Cyber Enabled Systems on board Ships – Procedure for Network and Network-related devices 11 September 2017 – Introduction of this type approval procedure is important, as it defines a critical point in...
September 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

New report examines future of autonomous maritime systems

New report examines future of autonomous maritime systems
Tim Kent Lloyd’s Register, QinetiQ and the University of Southampton launch new insights report into future developments and challenges in Marine Autonomy  Report considers employment, skills and socio-economic impacts of autonomous systems The ability of regulatory and legal systems to adapt will...
September 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits

Interferry conference to spotlight issues with bottom line benefits
Mike Corrigan Trade association Interferry stages its 42nd annual conference in Split, Croatia, next month with an agenda highlighting the income and savings potential in three key areas – the customer experience, ship technologies and safety issues including cybersecurity. The event runs from October...
September 12th, 2017 | Corruption, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

MHI selected by Inmarsat to launch its first Inmarsat-6 satellite

MHI selected by Inmarsat to launch its first Inmarsat-6 satellite
Artist’s impression of the I-6 F1 satellite in orbit London/Tokyo: 12 September 2017 – Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communication services, has today announced that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been selected as the launch provider...
September 12th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

London P&I Club joins with BV in issuing blackout and engine failure guidance

London P&I Club joins with BV in issuing blackout and engine failure guidance
Carl Durow The London P&I Club, in a joint project with leading classification society Bureau Veritas and its casualty and salvage subsidiary TMC Marine, has issued a new booklet providing operational guidance for preventing blackout and main engine failures. This new publication, the second in a...
September 11th, 2017 | Books, Classification Societies, Groundings, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Autonomous ships and the human element

Autonomous ships and the human element
David Patraiko FNI, Director of Projects, The Nautical Institute 11.09.17 – As vessels become more and more autonomous consideration has to be given to the human element of future vessel operations, according to David Patraiko FNI, Director of Projects at The Nautical Institute. Speaking today...
September 11th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

AMELS 188 superyacht sold with fast delivery in less than a year

AMELS 188 superyacht sold with fast delivery in less than a year
Dutch luxury yacht builder AMELS is proud to confirm the sale of the first 57.70-metre AMELS 188 from the Limited Editions range. The new Tim Heywood design – the first to feature the AMELS Hybrid Switchboard with battery power – will be delivered in less than a year in the summer of 2018 with a...
September 8th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

How can you derive value from connected assets without compromising security?

How can you derive value from connected assets without compromising security?
Nick Brown Combining a unique, world-class approach to providing cyber security services with a methodology that will enable companies to obtain value from operational data and connected assets, Lloyd’s Register (LR) is enabling a cyber smart marine and offshore industry 07 September 2017 – LR...
September 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group delivers Shoalbuster 3209 to ISA Towage B.V.

Damen Shipyards Group delivers Shoalbuster 3209  to ISA Towage B.V.
Mr. Willem-Harm Mastenbroek (owner and managing director of ISA Towage B.V.) and Mr. Jos van Woerkum (Managing Director, Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld) ISA Towage B.V. (formerly known as V.O.F. Sleepboot ISA) has taken delivery of a Shoalbuster 3209 from Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld (DSHa). The vessel was...
September 6th, 2017 | Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Bunkering for Swedegas

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Bunkering for Swedegas
Aerial view of the Port of Gothenburg Fuel-gas system experts to deliver facility in Gothenburg MAN Cryo, MAN Diesel & Turbo’s marine-LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, has signed a contract with Swedish infrastructure company, Swedegas, to deliver an LNG bunkering facility within the Port of Gothenburg. The...
September 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

USV Pernov-A successfully completes test voyage around Russkiy Island

USV Pernov-A successfully completes test voyage around Russkiy Island
… The unmanned surface vehicle Pernov-A has completed its maiden test voyage around Russkiy Island, Rosmorrechflot said on Tuesday. The USV voyage was carried out under the joint project titled “Around the Island” by Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University and Vladivostok based Robotics...
September 5th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Russian developers to present Ocean Wave Energy Converter Project for Sustainable Power Supply at Neva-2017 Exhibition

Russian developers to present Ocean Wave Energy Converter Project for Sustainable Power Supply at Neva-2017 Exhibition
… Moscow headquartered Applied Technologies Company Ltd. has been developing the Float Wave Electric Power Station (FWEPS), an installation for ocean wave energy conversion to electricity with high productivity, efficiency and operation performance, applicable to meet a power requirement in different...
September 5th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Corvus Energy wins contract to provide battery systems for hybrid fishing vessels

Corvus Energy wins contract to provide battery systems for hybrid fishing vessels
Orca ESS from Corvus Energy has been selected to provide 762kWh of battery power for three new hybrid fishing vessels Richmond, B.C. – September 5, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Norwegian maritime electronics firm Elmarin AS as the supplier of lithium...
September 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More