Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

INTTRA technology summit: enabling collaboration across the Container Shipping Industry

INTTRA technology summit: enabling collaboration across the Container Shipping Industry
INTTRA CEO John Fay Hamburg, Germany, April 25, 2018 – INTTRA, the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry, hosted a Technology Summit in Hamburg, Germany this week focused on innovation to action. The summit was attended by more...
April 26th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ColdShield becomes the first non welded structural repair available for a corroded FPSO hull as per DNV GL rules

ColdShield becomes the first non welded structural repair available for a corroded FPSO hull as per DNV GL rules
… 26 April 2018 – DNV GL has approved in principle (AIP) the repair of offshore corroded deck plating using ColdShieldTM , the bonded composite product developed by Paris-based Cold Pad. ColdShieldTM is a composite structural reinforcement specifically developed for the harsh environments of...
April 26th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Palau calls for more technology in the shipping world

Palau calls for more technology in the shipping world
Panos Kirnidis BEng, MSc – CEO of PISR Smart shipping needs smarter support and at Posidonia 2018 Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) thinks the industry has an ideal opportunity to showcase the best that technology can offer the maritime world. Panos Kirnidis, CEO of PISR, believes the next...
April 26th, 2018 | Flags, Technology | Read More

My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply…

My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply…
My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply with new regulations for energy efficiency management My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply with new regulations for energy efficiency management Bureau Veritas’ My Fuel Consumption, now issued in ‘Phase...
April 25th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Owners and managers are demanding more bandwidth but paying the same, says World-Link Communications

Owners and managers are demanding more bandwidth but paying the same, says World-Link Communications
Asad Salameh, PresidentWorld-Link Communications Framingham, Ma. April 25th, 2018: Demand for higher bandwidth is on the rise in the shipping industry as owners and managers position themselves to meet the opportunities posed by improved digitalisation, according to World-Link Communications. Asad...
April 25th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp
l to r: Antti Saurama, University of Turku, Janne Suominen, MacGregor, Karri Mikkonen, Turku Science Park, HE Paula Parviainen, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore, Jason Lin, Singapore Maritime Institute and Toh Ah Cheong, Singapore Maritime Institute MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to promote maritime technologies

Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to promote maritime technologies
From the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding Wärtsilä Corporation  25 April 2018 at 10:00 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä partners with the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to promote maritime innovation and R&D. The partnership covers four different streams: digital...
April 25th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

The New Association is formed to give a voice to the manufacturing sector of Ballast Water Treatment

The New Association is formed to give a voice to the manufacturing sector of Ballast Water Treatment
United We Stand: the Ballast Water Equipment Manufacturers’ Association Holds First Annual Meeting and Elects the Inaugural Board of Directors The New Association is Formed to Give a Voice to the Manufacturing Sector of Ballast Water Treatment ALEXANDRIA, VA – April 24, 2018 – The manufacturers...
April 24th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

STASCo reinforces commitment to BMT’s REMBRANDT

STASCo reinforces commitment to BMT’s REMBRANDT
Reconstructing and simulating ship operations Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd (STASCo) has signed a contract with BMT which will see the shipping giant purchase its own in-house licence of BMT’s industry-leading navigation simulator, REMBRANDT.  Following several years of using...
April 24th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PatSnap provides “foundation block” for clean-tech R&D research

PatSnap provides “foundation block” for clean-tech R&D research
London, UK, April 18 2018 – PatSnap, the world’s leading provider of research and development (R&D) analytics, has today announced Climeon, a clean-tech equipment vendor and world leader in converting low temperature heat into electricity, uses PatSnap’s cloud-based analytics platform to...
April 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Naval Dome to secure Stamco Ship Management’s car carrier fleet against cyber intrusion

Naval Dome to secure Stamco Ship Management’s car carrier fleet against cyber intrusion
Naval Dome is protecting the Stamco Ship Management fleet of PCTCs against cyber attack Maritime cyber security specialist Naval Dome has confirmed it has signed a contract with Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management to install its maritime cyber defence system aboard 55 Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTC). Stamco...
April 16th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

PJ Diesel Engineering presents an exciting events programme

PJ Diesel Engineering presents an exciting events programme
PJ Diesel Engineering stand When Danish Maritime Days open in Denmark for the fourth time, from 1st – 4th May, PJ Diesel Engineering will again exhibit at the Danish Maritime Fair in Copenhagen. PJ Diesel Engineering has exhibited at the fair since 2014, when the fair started, and has backed up...
April 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough portable sulphur test for fuel ahead of the 2020 global sulphur cap

Parker Kittiwake launches breakthrough portable sulphur test for fuel ahead of the 2020 global sulphur cap
Parker Kittiwake XRF Analyser The XRF Analyser provides in-situ analysis of the sulphur content of fuel oil for compliance testing LONDON – 16 April 2018 – Parker Kittiwake, a leading global manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, has today announced the launch of its ground-breaking X-Ray...
April 16th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

AET Tankers and Shell enter into time charter arrangements for two LNG fuelled Aframax tankers

AET Tankers and Shell enter into time charter arrangements for two LNG fuelled Aframax tankers
Perspective of an AET LNG dual-fuelled Aframax tanker Today in London, AET Inc. Limited and Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited formalised arrangements for the long-term charter of AET’s two newbuild LNG dual-fuelled Aframax tankers. AET’s two 113,000 dwt vessels are...
April 12th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application

Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application
New Bureau Veritas App, PSC Ready, helps ship managers and crews prepare for Port State Control inspections  BV’s ‘PSC Ready’ is a digital application to help ships’ crews to prepare for port state control (PSC) inspections Freely available to all in the industry for use on mobile, laptop...
April 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wind Propulsion is an Essential Tool in Shipping’s Decarbonisation Efforts says the International Windship Association

Wind Propulsion is an Essential Tool in Shipping’s  Decarbonisation Efforts says the International Windship Association
Windship technology [11 April 2018]: The International Windship Association, along with it’s 40-plus member companies and organisations is positioned to help the shipping industry meet urgent and ambitious carbon reduction targets to be set by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) at MEPC72...
April 11th, 2018 | Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Warehouse inventory using drones…

Warehouse inventory using drones…
WMS-Warehouse management system GEODIS and DELTA DRONE have entered the industrialization production phase of their completely automated solution After almost two years of development, the completely automatic warehouse inventory solution using drones, perfected by GEODIS and DELTA DRONE, will be operational...
April 11th, 2018 | Aviation, News, Ship Supplies, Stores and Provisions, Technology | Read More

Delivery of World’s First LNG-Fuelled Bulk Carrier Announced

Delivery of World’s First LNG-Fuelled Bulk Carrier Announced
The Ilshin Green Iris (picture courtesy Lloyd’s Register) MAN B&W ME-GI engine powers 191-metre newbuilding The delivery of the ‘Ilshin Green Iris’, the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier, has been announced. The vessel was constructed at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in Korea for Ilshin...
April 10th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Not long to wait for the INEC 2018 and iSCSS technical programmes

Not long to wait for the INEC 2018 and iSCSS  technical programmes
… Major sponsors announced for duo of naval events in Glasgow 100+ technical presentations by authors from 19 countries With just under six months to go before the 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2018); which incorporates the long-established International...
April 10th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

GE LM2500 Module Testing; GE Gas Turbines for United States Navy FFG(X) Frigates

GE LM2500 Module Testing; GE Gas Turbines for United States Navy FFG(X) Frigates
GE LM2500 marine gas turbine NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND (April 9, 2018) – GE’s Marine Solutions announces it has successfully completed the acoustic attenuation and weight comparison testing between its new lightweight composite LM2500 gas turbine module and the steel enclosure. The results verified...
April 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

KR releases KR-CON V16

KR releases KR-CON V16
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has released its 16th KR-CON. First launched in May 1997, the innovative software program set out to help surveyors, shipbuilders, and PSC officers to search for IMO instruments more accurately, quickly...
April 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest

P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest
P&O Cruises Ventura at Damen Shiprepair Brest The P&O Cruises Grand-class cruise ship Ventura has just completed a two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest. Launched in 2008, this was the first visit of the 290-metre, 116,000 DWT vessel to the yard, where she underwent a regular docking together...
April 9th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Reygar expands use of DP system

Reygar expands use of DP system
Mormaen 15 Barge Marine innovation company Reygar has successfully tested its StemTIDE dynamic positioning (DP) control system on the 60 x 22m multi-purpose barge “Mormaen 15”. In a project backed by Innovate UK, the Keynvor Morlift (KML) owned barge was converted to take twin 430kW modular deck...
April 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys. These guidelines incorporate the applicable range and procedures for use of drones in class surveys, the technical considerations for safe operation and the requirements for drone service...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Babcock wins vent gas cooler technology contract

Babcock wins vent gas cooler technology contract
Babcock Vent Gas Cooler Babcock LGE, the specialist technology provider for the marine liquefied gas market has secured a new contract for its patented Vent Gas Cooler (VGC™) technology. This follows the recent award for its ground-breaking ecoSMRT® LNG reliquefaction technology for four newly ordered...
April 6th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More