Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge
Capt Prashant Widge. Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge Captain Prashant Widge has an unusual role for a qualified master mariner – after a fulfilling career sailing merchant ships across the globe, he is today engaged in driving sustainability in the ship...
February 15th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sales and Purchases, Technical, Technology | Read More

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance
Propeller shaft system Hamburg/Høvik, 15 February 2018: DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics
Matt Motsick, CEO, SWIVEL Software A new breed of software supplier to the freight forwarding and global shipper community is born today. Swivel Software’s mission is to make it easier for freight forwarders and importers/exporters to work together through e-commerce and digitalization – shaking...
February 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, News, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intellian and Inmarsat embark on ground-breaking next-generation FleetBroadband development

Intellian and Inmarsat embark on ground-breaking  next-generation FleetBroadband development
Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime and Eric Sung, President & CEO, Intellian 14 February, 2018: Inmarsat and Intellian have today signed an outline agreement that will support major enhancements to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband service for the next decade and beyond. The new agreement will...
February 14th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Autonomous ships and regulatory developments

Autonomous ships and regulatory developments
Marcia Vieira-Royle Autonomous ships and regulatory developments By Marcia Vieira-Royle* The First Autonomous Vessels Initiatives and Immediate Similar Developments The idea of having an autonomous or an unmanned 105 teu vessel crossing the oceans had hardly been met with belief and acceptance by the...
February 11th, 2018 | Insight, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager during his presentation ABS Hong Kong hosted a seminar on “Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval” last November as part of Hong Kong Maritime Week activities. The aim of the seminar was to increase the participants’ awareness of the significant...
February 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Audit of STS Service Providers on behalf of Tanker Operators

Audit of STS Service Providers on behalf of Tanker Operators
Audit of STS Service Providers on behalf of Tanker Operators A new concept for this industry Frequently Asked Questions  Are the current applicable standards adequate to ensure healthy competition among STS Service Providers? What is the scope of approvals on behalf of Tanker Operators? Why is there...
February 8th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Eniram SkyLight 3.0 introduced for fleet performance monitoring – exclusive partnership with Concirrus to offer connected marine insurance

Eniram SkyLight 3.0 introduced for fleet performance monitoring – exclusive partnership with Concirrus to offer connected marine insurance
Eniram SkyLight 3.0 is designed to enable new data-driven business development opportunities across the marine sector, including intelligent insurance, maintenance monitoring, and vessel performance monitoring services. Wärtsilä Corporation,  8 February 2018 at 11 a.m. EET Eniram, a Wärtsilä...
February 8th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Explore the latest developments in ECDIS technology

Explore the latest developments in ECDIS technology
The Electronic Chart, the popular textbook for ECDIS use and training has been updated to the fourth edition and is full of updates and significant enhancements. For this fourth edition, the entire book has been thoroughly reviewed and updated to ensure The Electronic Chart remains the textbook for ECDIS...
February 6th, 2018 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

HMD and LR join forces to build the world’s first ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel

HMD and LR join forces to build the world’s first ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel
An image of HMD’s ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel design 06 February 2018 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) is scheduled to deliver the world’s first ballast free LNG bunkering vessel later this year. The 7,600m³ vessel was ordered by Germany-based Bernhard Schulte Ship management in late...
February 6th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

UKHO produces ENC with 1 meter depth contours to support navigation in the Bristol Channel

UKHO produces ENC with 1 meter depth contours to support navigation in the Bristol Channel
High density ENC with 1 metre contours overlaid on standard ENC with 5 metre contours The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) today disclosed details of a new Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) which could help to improve situational awareness and safety. Developed to cover an area of the Bristol...
February 6th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20
Screenshot of new Nauticus Hull version showing the hull scantling design program. Next generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20 Høvik, 6 February 2018: DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, IACS, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 first on the ballast water treatment market with a revised G8 certificate

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 first on the ballast water treatment market with a revised G8 certificate
Alfa Laval PureBallast Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, the third generation of the market’s leading ballast water treatment technology, is the first solution to meet the revised IMO G8 testing requirements. DNV GL, acting on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Authority, issued an updated type approval certificate...
February 6th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot announces new icebreaking support vessel named after Yevgeny Primakov

Sovcomflot announces new icebreaking support vessel named after Yevgeny Primakov
From the naming ceremony for Yevgeny Primakov A ceremony raising the flag of the Russian Federation and naming a new multifunctional icebreaking platform supply vessel, Yevgeny Primakov, took place on 3 February 2018 in Saint Petersburg. Yevgeny Primakov is one of the best vessels in her class, in...
February 5th, 2018 | Events, Icebreakers, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Survitec secures contract with VARD to equip Ponant cruise vessels with rescue boats & safety equipment

Survitec secures contract with VARD to equip  Ponant cruise vessels with rescue boats & safety equipment
Terje Borkenhagen, VP of Survitec Marine Solutions Survitec has been awarded the contract to provide rescue boats and safety equipment for a number of new Ponant cruise vessels set to be delivered in 2018. The 10,000 gross ton expedition ships will be designed and constructed by Norwegian-based VARD....
February 5th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design
Automation presents a set of unique challenges to designers, insurers and operators of ships. In this article, Keir Gravil, a naval architect at Frazer-Nash Consultancy in Bristol, UK discusses some of the key issues that could face automated ships of the future from a design perspective. It is a truth...
February 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

RightShip appoints new CEO

RightShip appoints new CEO
RightShip, the world’s leading maritime risk management and environmental assessment organisation, has appointed its new CEO. Martin Crawford-Brunt will replace outgoing CEO Warwick Norman who announced his decision to step down from the position in 2017. The new RightShip CEO Martin Crawford-Brunt Crawford-Brunt...
February 2nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Environment, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

Scotline order’s another new build in Holland

Scotline order’s another new build in Holland
The Scot Leader Scotline LTD are pleased to announce the signing of a contract with Royal Bodewes Group BV in Holland to build one 4785 DWAT Bodewes Trader with the option of a second sister vessel. The vessel to be named MV Scot Carrier will have a length of 89.98 meters and a beam of 15.20 meter and...
February 1st, 2018 | Containers, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä enhances its customer service with global Wärtsilä Customer Support Centre

Wärtsilä enhances its customer service with global Wärtsilä Customer Support Centre
The new global Wärtsilä Customer Support Centre provides all Wärtsilä customers with easily accessible, transparent, and high-quality support Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 February 2018 at 10 a.m. EET The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its customer service and handling of customer enquiries...
February 1st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Transas A-Suite brings AI to maritime to reduce human error

Transas A-Suite brings AI to maritime to reduce human error
Frank Coles, TRANSAS CEO 30 January 2018: Transas has launched its first package of applications built on THESIS, a unified cloud-based platform for managing operations across the full breadth of the maritime ecosystem. The advanced ‘A-Suite’ package also sets a new precedent by utilising the latest...
January 30th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

CSSC launches global service agreement for WinGD Engines

CSSC launches global service agreement for WinGD Engines
Mr Andrew Stump, President, CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd being presented with supplier approval from Mr Anil Soni, GMr Anil Soni, General Manager Operations and Deputy Managing Director, China. CSSC Marine Service (CMS) formally launched its global service product lifecycle support and aftersales service...
January 23rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies

Shipping needs uniform rules to adopt Green Technologies
Green container ship on river Elbe. Costs hindering implementation of energy management technology Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, according to...
January 22nd, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

INTTRA Expands Visibility and Streamlines Digital NVOCC Offering With Cloud-Based Info-X

INTTRA Expands Visibility and Streamlines Digital NVOCC Offering With Cloud-Based Info-X
Sherrie Orzechowski, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, INTTRA Parsippany, NJ and New York, NY, January 22, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral electronic transaction platform, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, and Info-X Software Technology today...
January 22nd, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China
l to r: Mr. Chen Yu (intern, Damen China Support Company ), Mr. John Zhou (Managing Director, Damen China Support Company), Mr. Michiel Hendrikx (Regional Sales Director, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Mr. Kommer Damen (Chairman, Damen Shipyards Group), Teresa Wang (Office Manager, Damen China Support Company). On...
January 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

First ever container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’ is delivered

First ever container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’ is delivered
An image of MV COSCO Shipping Aries 20K TEU container ship built by NACKS has an energy management system cyber-certified by LR 16 January 2018 – MV COSCO Shipping Aries, delivered to COSCOS today, is the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note ‘Cyber...
January 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More