Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Electrifying Brazil’s Port Transportation; GE Delivered Turnkey Project to Upgrade the Tiplam at the Port of Santos

Electrifying Brazil’s Port Transportation; GE Delivered Turnkey Project to Upgrade the Tiplam at the Port of Santos
One of GE’s e-houses that provides power generation and control to the Tiplam terminal at the port. GE Successfully Delivered the Full Turnkey Project to VLI The Santos Port Terminal Tiplam has Been in Reliable Operation Since the Commissioning The Future of Transport is to Become More Efficient,...
June 27th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines

United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines
VestVind sailing through Kiel Canal, loaded with eight nacelles and eight towers Customized logistics solutions for the offshore wind industry: United Wind Logistics develops and realises transport concept for MHI Vestas’ V164 wind turbines The collaboration includes the long-term charter of the deck...
June 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

The role of the Hellenic shipbuilding sector in the LNG era

The role of the Hellenic shipbuilding sector in the LNG era
… The present and the future of the shipbuilding industry in Greece towards LNG as fuel era, was the focus of the discussion organised by Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) within the framework of the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II. The event, which took place today at the Conference Hall...
June 26th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti

Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti
The Damen ASD Tug 2913 “Danimarca” Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has continued to expand its fleet with the deliveries of two new Damen tugs; an ASD 2913 called Danimarca and an ASD 2411 called Columbia. The delivery of the Danimarca took place in Genoa on 14 June 2017. This...
June 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Selektope® -powered antifouling range expands with new product launch

Selektope® -powered antifouling range expands with new product launch
Philip Chaabane, CEO I-Tech AB. A brand-new antifouling product containing the unique bio-repellent ingredient Selektope® has been launched onto the global market. The increasing diversification in the range of Selektope®-containing products available to ship owners suitable for different vessel requirements...
June 21st, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s global network of verification experts to support major new contract with Maersk Oil

DNV GL’s global network of verification experts to support major new contract with Maersk Oil
Liv Hovem DNV GL has won a major contract to provide independent verification services for the Maersk Oil redevelopment of the Tyra Field, offshore Denmark. The Tyra field in the Danish North Sea has been at the centre of Denmark’s national energy infrastructure since 1984, providing 90% of the country’s...
June 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

FUGRO returns to Borssele Offshore Wind Farm Zone to conduct UXO survey

FUGRO returns to Borssele Offshore Wind Farm Zone to conduct UXO survey
Fugro has been awarded a joint contract with Boskalis for survey and identification of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone. The multimillion-Euro contract, for Dutch transmission systems operator TenneT TSO B.V., includes specialised survey and identification work in relation to...
June 19th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance
The MAN B&W G70ME-GI engine Texan shale-gas deals confirm popularity of ME-GI engine within LNG carrier market Knutsen OAS Shipping, the Norwegian operator, has ordered 4 × MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines with EGR systems in connection with the construction of two 180,000 m3 LNG tanker newbuildings....
June 19th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank
KHI’s new non-spherical (MOSS) tank is a IMO Independent Type B LNG tank that has been developed for use in 180KM3 LNG carriers. Credit: KHI Tokyo, 7 June 2017: DNV GL has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd (KHI) an Approval in Principle (AiP) for their newly developed non-spherical (MOSS)...
June 16th, 2017 | Awards, Canals, Classification Societies, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments
PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15_image 1 Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK released a new longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15” as part of its prescriptive calculation suite “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)”. For ensuring further safety and streamlining...
June 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsafe secures contracts worth more than 200 million NOK

Norsafe secures contracts worth more than 200 million NOK
Norsafe Marathon 900 RIB Norsafe is pleased to report that it has secured more than 200 million NOK in LSA contracts that have been put out to tender so far this year. In addition to the recently announced prestigious contract with Kværner for delivery of three of Norsafe’s largest freefall lifeboats...
June 16th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

London Tech Week – Maritime Tech: UK maritime technology – Smart Green Shipping

London Tech Week – Maritime Tech: UK maritime technology – Smart Green Shipping
There’s a popular view that the maritime sector is somehow stuck in its ways and resistant to change. But a quick look at some of the innovative and unique companies that make up the UK’s remarkably broad maritime sector would soon dispel that idea. To mark London Tech Week, Maritime UK has been...
June 15th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Aviation, Environment, News, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Puerto Lirquen Terminal Improves Service Following Successful Upgrade to Navis N4

Puerto Lirquen Terminal Improves Service Following Successful Upgrade to Navis N4
Terminal relies on Navis’ agile software system to help optimize resources, increase volume of cargo and reduce operating costs  Oakland, CA— June 15, 2017—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency...
June 15th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR successfully completes first classification survey of BP’s new Glen Lyon FPSO vessel

LR successfully completes first classification survey of BP’s new Glen Lyon FPSO vessel
The Glen Lyon FPSO 15 June 2017 – BP’s newest North Sea asset, the Glen Lyon floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, has been awarded full-term classification certificates for service in the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, 175 kilometres west of Shetland. Conditions west of Shetland...
June 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Inmarsat enhances installation support network to meet accelerating Fleet Xpress service uptake

Inmarsat enhances installation support network to meet accelerating Fleet Xpress service uptake
FX Port Map_screen Unprecedented market response prompts more than fivefold expansion in installation port network for high-speed broadband service 15 June 2017: Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has responded to extraordinary levels of demand for its ground-breaking Fleet Xpress service by boosting from six to...
June 15th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL opens fleet performance centres to improve vessel efficiency

DNV GL opens fleet performance centres to improve vessel efficiency
  Christian Rychly, Managing Director of Leonhardt & Blumberg (left) and Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime (right) cut the ribbon Hamburg, 14 June: DNV GL opened two digital fleet performance centres in Hamburg and Singapore to support their ECO Insight customers in monitoring...
June 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

ORBCOMM acquires inthinc, INC.

ORBCOMM acquires inthinc, INC.
Accelerates ORBCOMM’s entry into the fleet management market by adding best-in-class vehicle telematics and driver safety solutions to its IoT offering Rochelle Park, NJ, June 13, 2017 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things...
June 13th, 2017 | Automobiles, IT and Communications, Land Trasnport, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä 31 main engine to power new fuel efficient fishing vessel

Wärtsilä 31 main engine to power new fuel efficient fishing vessel
The new trawler being built for Reseach Fishing Co will be equipped with a Wärtsilä 31 main engine, Wärtsilä propulsion machinery and auxiliary engines. The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide its Wärtsilä 31 main engine, the propulsion machinery, and the auxiliary engines...
June 13th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ecoshield, the lasting rudder protection

Ecoshield, the lasting rudder protection
… The running gear of a large number of vessels was coated with Ecoshield over the last couple of months. The applications were carried out in China, Ivory Coast, Turkey and Sweden on different types of ships. Among the vessels treated were several container vessels, car carriers, ferries and a...
June 12th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

SingPost unveils SmartPost initiative

SingPost unveils SmartPost initiative
Harnessing technologies like near-field communication, SmartPost will equip SingPost’s postal staff with new skills and tools to elevate their operational capability and efficiency SINGAPORE, 12 June 2017 – Singapore Post (SingPost) announced SmartPost, a transformational initiative that will be...
June 12th, 2017 | Communication, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB to undertake major modernizations of Canadian Coast Guard ships

ABB to undertake major modernizations of Canadian Coast Guard ships
ABB will modernize 10 out of 14 Medium Icebreakers and High Endurance Multi Task Canadian Coast Guard ships to extend operational life of the vessels by another 20 years. These ships undertake major search and rescue operations and are instrumental in keeping northern Canadian shipping lanes ice free. “For...
June 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

MarineFields Holdings Ltd and Inmarsat have signed an MOU

MarineFields Holdings Ltd  and Inmarsat have signed an MOU
Socrates Theodossiou and Roland Spithout MarineFields Holdings Ltd (a member of Tototheo Maritime) and Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) have signed an MOU to partner in investigating how sea traffic management and satellite connectivity can make port calls more efficient for all stakeholders through improved information...
June 8th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed
Prescriptive rule calculation software: Initial design function/ ultimate strength evaluation results London – IMO Maritime Safety Committee has confirmed completion of the corrective actions requested by IMO to the International Association of Classification Societies’ (IACS) Common Structural Rules...
June 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships
The renewed service agreement between Wärtsilä and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings covers 10 cruise ships transiting around the world – here cruise ship Marina in Sydney. The technology group Wärtsilä and US-based cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have signed a renewal of their...
June 8th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More