Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed

Deltamarin’s further involvement in Titanic II project confirmed
.. Blue Star Line has contracted Deltamarin to continue with the design of Titanic II. The contract covers activities and tasks for the design process, consultancy and project management services. Deltamarin will provide Blue Star Line with outline design services including finalising and modifying the...
January 18th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Maritime History and Museums, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fleet Xpress momentum continues as MOL introduces world’s fastest growing maritime VSAT service on new vessel types

Fleet Xpress momentum continues as MOL introduces world’s fastest growing maritime VSAT service on new vessel types
Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime. Japanese shipping giant and world’s largest mobile satellite provider to continue to pioneer digital transformation with roll-out on bulk carriers, tankers and LNG vessels following successful installation on car carriers 17 January 2019: Mitsui O.S.K....
January 17th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Jensen Maritime provides design for Shaver Transportation’s new Tugboat – “Samantha S”

Jensen Maritime provides design for Shaver Transportation’s new Tugboat – “Samantha S”
Shaver Transportation’s New Tugboat – Samantha S (SEATTLE; Wash., Jan. 16, 2019) ­– Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, has provided the detailed design for Shaver Transportation Company’s new, Z-drive tug – Samantha...
January 16th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges
ITF’s Stephen Cotton, WMU’s Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim. Picture credits IMO Launch of ITF-WMU report: Transport 2040: Automation, Technology and Employment – the Future of Work ​IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the need...
January 15th, 2019 | Associations, Events, HR, IMO, ITF, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Technology | Read More

Hamburg engineering company HeavyLift@Sea presents basic design for ambitious heavy cargo deck carrier

Hamburg engineering company HeavyLift@Sea presents basic design for ambitious heavy cargo deck carrier
Rendering Heavy Cargo Deck Carrier – Picture Credit: HeavyLift@Sea Small port, big cargo, narrow waterways: the heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects in the North and Baltic Seas, which is currently being built at a Chinese shipyard, is the answer to a wide range of customer requirements...
January 8th, 2019 | Climate, Construction, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MEPC73 places LuminUltra in pole poisition for BWTS monitoring

MEPC73 places LuminUltra in pole poisition for BWTS monitoring
.. Regulatory guidance on the use of indicative analysis methods to validate the commissioning of installed ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) on newbuild ships has been welcomed by Canada-based biotechnology specialist LuminUltra as a positive development for the global maritime industry. Until...
January 8th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Jan-2019 FIRE ONBOARD CARGO VESSEL Istanbul, Turkey LAUNCH OF “ESEAGO” MOBILE APPLICATION Hong Kong CHANNEL CLOSED AFTER GROUNDING New Orleans, United States Fire onboard cargo vessel Friday, January 4, 2019, Istanbul, Turkey A fire-fighting operation is underway after a fire was reported onboard...
January 4th, 2019 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, IT and Communications, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Samskip leads the way for Norway’s next generation of sustainable shortsea shipping

Samskip leads the way for Norway’s next generation of sustainable shortsea shipping
Seashuttle 1 Samskip takes the lead in ambitious initiative to develop autonomous, zero-emissions container ships that also compete on cost Europe’s largest multimodal operator has been named lead partner in ‘Seashuttle’, a project seeking to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to...
December 21st, 2018 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Short-sea shipping, Technical, Technology | Read More

PMII/ Dissemination event Heraklion

PMII/ Dissemination event Heraklion
From the seminar room of TEI Heraklion, Crete, where the event took place. Poseidon Med II Workshop at the Technological Educational Institution of Crete The European co-funded Poseidon Med II programme (PMII), organised a workshop at the Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI) in the context...
December 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Thales and MSubs announce new maritime autonomy agreement

Thales and MSubs announce new maritime autonomy agreement
.. Following its recent opening of a new UK maritime autonomy centre in the south-west of England, Thales is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd. This agreement combines Thales’ global pedigree in delivering complex sensors and systems with a world leading company...
December 17th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ultramax bulker vessel installed with ‘wind engines’ named 2018’s ‘Ship of the Year’

Ultramax bulker vessel installed with ‘wind engines’ named 2018’s ‘Ship of the Year’
The MV Afros, an Ultramax bulk carrier fitted with Anemoi’s Flettner Rotor system, has been named ‘Ship of the Year’ at the prestigious Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018. The 64,000 dwt newbuild vessel, managed by Piraeus-based Blue Planet Shipping, is the first geared...
December 13th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, News, Technology | Read More

FUGRO Recognised by Marine Technology Society for industry-leading efforts to close seabed mapping data gap

FUGRO Recognised by Marine Technology Society  for industry-leading efforts to close seabed mapping data gap
David Millar accepts the MTS Compass Industrial Award as Fugro is recognised for its industry-leading efforts to close the data gap in global seabed mapping. (Image courtesy of the Marine Technology Society); Left to right: Rick Martin, Vice President, Compass Publications, Inc; David Millar, Government...
December 13th, 2018 | Awards, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hempel launches the one-stop coating solution for 60 minutes fire protection

Hempel launches the one-stop coating solution for 60 minutes fire protection
  The Lakhta Centre in St. Petersburg was coated with a Hempel PFP solution. Besides protecting the structures from every-day wear and tear in the adverse weather of the gulf of Finland, the coating system ensures the protection of the steel structure in the case of a fire. Today, world leading...
December 12th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

IMCA publishes its latest DP station keeping bulletin

IMCA publishes its latest DP station keeping bulletin
Andy Goldsmith The IMCA DP Station Keeping Bulletin is the 4th this year The Bulletin proves to be invaluable to DP crew The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has published its latest Dynamic Positioning (DP) Station Keeping Bulletin. Published quarterly, the Bulletin is a reliable...
December 12th, 2018 | Associations, Technology | Read More

Superyachts are being bugged

Superyachts are being bugged
Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions High net worth individuals are becoming increasingly concerned about being bugged on their superyachts, according to a leading expert. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, said his teams of ‘bug sweepers’ have been expanded to deal with...
December 7th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry
ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies With this historic trial in the Finnish capital’s port last week,...
December 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Real-world testing and scaling phase for Maritime Blockchain Lab’s Fuels Assurance Platform in preparation for commercialisation

Real-world testing and scaling phase for Maritime Blockchain Lab’s Fuels Assurance Platform in preparation for commercialisation
Picture credit: Matthew Henry/Burst Maritime Blockchain Labs announce real-world testing phase for technology solution that enhances traceability and trust in bunker fuel supply chain Copenhagen, 4 December 2018: Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a partnership set up between Lloyd’s Register Foundation...
December 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam

IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam
.. “By 2020, our estimate is that we will have granted nine licenses to LNG bunker providers to operate at the Port of Rotterdam; six of the licenses are already for regular use in port LNG bunker operations to refuel LNG-powered cruise, cargo, tanker and container vessels. Three licenses will...
December 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä introduces a lifeboat for buildings, a product that should never exist, at Slush Helsinki 2018

Wärtsilä introduces a lifeboat for buildings, a product that should never exist, at Slush Helsinki 2018
Lifeboats for buildings Wärtsilä Corporation 4 December 2018 at 08:00 AM EET – The technology group Wärtsilä launches a product at Slush Helsinki 2018 that should never see the light of day: a lifeboat for buildings. The lifeboats could be used in severe flooding and rising sea levels caused...
December 4th, 2018 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Cylinder Oil analysis – the sweet spot for improvement

Cylinder Oil analysis – the sweet spot for improvement
Delegates outside the QE2 Dubai, 29 November 2018 – ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, presented an advanced onboard condition monitoring program to optimize engine performance to 146 ship owners/managers, executives from shipyards, engineering firms, oil...
December 3rd, 2018 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Thordon solves Navenor bearing problem

Thordon solves Navenor bearing problem
Based on the success of the SXL retrofits, Salinor/Navenor approached Thortech to supply a complete bearing and seal package for the shallow draught bulker Comandante Paschoal Thordon Bearings has completed a range of water-lubricated and grease-free bearing installations to a third salt lugger in the...
December 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener
.. The oil & gas industry was plunged into turmoil when the oil price crashed in 2014. To get back on track, the industry has been forced to transform. It has been forced to figure out new ways of working and apply new solutions to remain profitable while oil price fluctuates. The question that...
November 30th, 2018 | Accountancy, Drill ships, Environment, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam from Fincantieri Shipyard

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam from Fincantieri Shipyard
The “Nieuw Statendam” in Fincantieri Shipyard Holland America Line took delivery of Nieuw Statendam 29 November 2018, officially making it the 15th ship in the fleet. A hand-over ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera, Italy, shipyard, and Nieuw Statendam will set sail for...
November 30th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

World’s first iVLOC delivered with DNV GL class

World’s first iVLOC delivered with DNV GL class
The “Pacific Vision” – Image care of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard. Shanghai, 29 November 2018: The world’s first intelligent very large ore carrier (iVLOC), the DNV GL-classed Pacific Vision, was delivered by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard to China Merchants Energy Shipping Company....
November 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä broadens its Smart Marine portfolio with addition of high-speed, compact engine: The Wärtsilä 14

Wärtsilä broadens its Smart Marine portfolio with addition of high-speed, compact engine: The Wärtsilä 14
The Wärtsilä HYTug 40 concept will feature two Wärtsilä 14 engines and a hybrid propulsion solution. Wärtsilä Corporation,  28 November 2018 at 7.30 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä strengthens its position as a global leader in the maritime markets by introducing the first Wärtsilä-branded...
November 28th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More