Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators
The National Geographic “Explorer” The well-established position of Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has been quickly converted into a series of business wins in the fast-emerging polar expedition cruise ship sector. The...
June 15th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register and TWI launch Fullagar Technologies

Lloyd’s Register and TWI launch Fullagar Technologies
Simon Reeve Delivering high-tech innovative inspection systems, products and services based on the very latest industry R&D. London/Cambridge, 14th June 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology, and TWI, the...
June 14th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Technology | Read More

Jobs in the “caring” sector will be the the last to be automated in tomorrow’s world, says dualog

Jobs in the “caring” sector will be the the last to be automated in tomorrow’s world, says dualog
One of the clearest insights into what a future automated world will look like has been given by one of the shipping industry’s most thought-leading futurists. And the predictions are startling with a large number of roles in shipping likely to be automated, unless you are in the people-to-people business,...
June 11th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Jobs, Technical, Technology | Read More

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –

TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security –
The OPV55 TAG’s: SUBSEA Security – EEZ Awareness – Assisting Governments – Maritime Intelligence & Security – SatCom interception and monitoring fighting IUU Fishing and Terrorism Providing effective tools to meet growing challenges to maritime security, safety and sovereignty....
June 11th, 2018 | EEZ, IT and Communications, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

IUA publishes guide on insurance implications of GDPR

IUA publishes guide on insurance implications of GDPR
Chris Jones The General Data Protection Regulation raises the possibility of a potential increase in insurance claims for data breaches, a new report from the International Underwriting Association has stated. Insurers should, therefore, carefully consider whether policy limits and sub-limits currently...
June 7th, 2018 | Communication, IT and Communications, IUA, Technology | Read More

Shipping lags behind in new tech adoption, but change is inevitable Posidonia 2018 experts agree

Shipping lags behind in new tech adoption, but change is inevitable Posidonia 2018 experts agree
… Regulation and Competition Catalysts For Digital Transformation in Shipping Industry Digitalization, cyber technologies, autonomous mobility and artificial intelligence (AI) are the driving forces shaping tomorrow’s shipping industry today, as dozens of Internet service providers and AI specialist...
June 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Autonomous ships should comply with COLREGs, says The Nautical Institute

Autonomous ships should comply with COLREGs,  says The Nautical Institute
Captain Ghulam Hussain 06.06.18 – All vessels, regardless of whether they are autonomous or not, should comply with the COLREGs, said Captain Ghulam Hussain FNI, head of The Nautical Institute’s delegation to the IMO as the debate into MASS started in earnest at the IMO. The introduction of autonomous...
June 6th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

KVH Announces 6-Level Cybersecurity Strategy for Maritime VSAT Network

KVH Announces 6-Level Cybersecurity Strategy for Maritime VSAT Network
Martin Kits van Heyningen The global VSAT leader’s approach to reducing cyber risk includes a cohesive group of initiatives, with seafarer training a primary focus MIDDLETOWN, RI – June 6, 2018 As the maritime industry turns to digitalization to help improve operational efficiency, there is increasing...
June 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard upgrades its facilities, installs a 500tonne hydraulic press brake

Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard upgrades its facilities, installs a 500tonne hydraulic press brake
Press brake As part of its comprehensive programme on modernisation of production facilities Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (AO Okskaya Sudoverf, part of UCL Holding), has put into operation a new steel sheet hydraulic press brake IHPB 500 (of 500 tonnage) and an NC unit. The equipment is manufactured by...
June 6th, 2018 | Marine Equipment, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas issues range of approvals for GTT’s new gas containment systems and LNG technology applications

Bureau Veritas issues range of approvals for GTT’s new gas containment systems and LNG technology applications
Workers inspecting the tank of an LNG carrier equipped with GTT Mark technology Approvals for Mark III Flex+ and GTT MARS™ Approvals in principle for LNG carrier and bunker vessel designs Approval for improved performance on existing containment systems Paris-La Défense, France, June 05, 2018 –...
June 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Oil-to-water conversion success for Great Lakes bulkers

Oil-to-water conversion success for Great Lakes bulkers
Interlake’s Herbert C Jackson The oil-to-water lubricated tailshaft conversion Thordon Bearings carried out last year to the 26,260dwt Great Lakes Fleet-managed bulk carrier SS John G. Munson has successfully completed its first season as a diesel-powered ship. The shaft conversion of the 1952-built...
June 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers Belmax 2, second non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers Belmax 2, second non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20
The Belmax 2 On 31 May 2018, Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (Shipyard OKA, part of UCL Holding) has delivered second non-self-propelled tank barge of Project ROB20, the Belmax 2, to the Customer PAO STLC. Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for transportation of petroleum products...
June 1st, 2018 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Technava and VIKING keep boosting efficiency for Greek shipowners

Technava and VIKING keep boosting efficiency for Greek shipowners
Shipowner Agreement This year, Greek maritime company Technava celebrates 50 years of playing a key role in the supply of equipment and technical support to the Greek shipping industry. A hallmark of that success has been a long-standing alliance with global maritime safety equipment manufacturer and...
June 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up
Andrew Marshall, CEO, Coldharbour Marine Ltd June 2018 – “Posidonia could not have come at a better time for us,” said Andrew Marshall, Coldharbour Marine Chief Executive, a few days before Posidonia opened its doors to the global shipping community in Athens. “We are in the final stages of a...
June 1st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel

SUMMETH project gives green light to adoption of Methanol as a sustainable marine fuel
The SUMMETH project has concluded that methanol fuel offers immediate environmental benefits and a zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft. (Photo credit: Truls Persson ) Project finds methanol offers immediate environmental benefits and zero-carbon pathway for ferries and coastal craft, giving...
May 31st, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability

Scrubber technology must meet challenges of lifecycle costs and durability
Neil Anderson, Director of Marine Technologies at LAB. Notion that scrubbers, are large, alloy units that are hard to install, maintain, and recycle needs to evolve, says manufacturer PARIS – 30 May 2018 – Global market-leader in flue gas treatment and desulphurisation, LAB, part of the CNIM Group,...
May 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technology | Read More

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more

Class in the glass business: Gavridis Glass serves shipping and much more
Glass being loaded on a roro-ferry Gavridis Glass has a history of 70 years within the glass industry. Starting from a small business run by just one individual – George Gavridis – it has now become a third generation family business run by his sons and grandchildren on its own premises of...
May 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework…

A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework…
Poseidon Med II representatives with the Minister Kouroumplis during the presentation of the Presidential Decree* A major milestone for Poseidon Med II work on regulatory framework: Presidential Decree for LNG Bunkering in Greece Greek Minister of Shipping P. Kouroumplis presented the Presidential Decree...
May 30th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maersk Fluid Technology automates SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board Technology

Maersk Fluid Technology automates SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board Technology
The SEA-Mate® BOB B3000 – Click image to download Maersk Fluid Technology (MFT) have advanced their SEA-Mate® Blending-on-Board (BOB) technology with integrated software that automates the system’s function to produce Fit-for-Purpose cylinder lubricants using data received from sensors onboard. Originally...
May 29th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

VSTEP introduces new Fishing module for its NAUTIS maritime simulators

VSTEP introduces new Fishing module for its NAUTIS maritime simulators
.. Rotterdam, 28 May 2018 – VSTEP is happy to announce the upcoming release of our new NAUTIS Fishing module. This new addition to the NAUTIS product line will enable effective training onboard fishing vessels and allow fishermen (in training) to strengthen their skills in fishing scenarios. Trainees...
May 28th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships

IMO takes first steps to address autonomous ships
.. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) – the global regulatory body for international shipping – has commenced work to look into how safe, secure and environmentally sound Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) operations may be addressed in IMO instruments. The International Maritime...
May 25th, 2018 | IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play to solve the world’s toughest safety and risk challenges

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play to solve the world’s toughest safety and risk challenges
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s London, 23 May 2018 – The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator – established to solve some of the toughest safety and risk challenges by creating, facilitating and guiding collaboration between innovative technology companies and industry – has...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, News, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Making a splash at Posidonia

Making a splash at Posidonia
Visitors to the 2018 Posidonia Exhibition, one of the world’s largest tradeshows for the international maritime industry, will be able to see live port calls on a huge set of interactive screens thanks to a tie-up between global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic and the show organisers.  Located...
May 18th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Eniram signs MoU to participate in Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers

Eniram signs MoU to participate in Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers
New generation of bulk carriers developed by Project Forward. Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 May 2018 at 10 am EET – Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Athens-based Arista Shipping to participate in the Project Forward initiative, which is led by Arista....
May 18th, 2018 | Bunkering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Rethink the Ocean Factory Trawler.

Rethink the Ocean Factory Trawler.
.. An entirely new design for the ocean factory trawler segment has been released by KNUD E. HANSENs Faroe Islands design team. From stem to stern this design redefines the classic trawler layout which has remained more or less unchanged for decades. The designers state: “The aim of this design is...
May 17th, 2018 | Food and Drink, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More