Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

BABCOCK ECOSMRT® receives Lloyd’s Register acknowledgment for ship application

BABCOCK ECOSMRT® receives Lloyd’s Register acknowledgment for ship application
l to r: David Barrow, LR Commercial Director – Marine & Offshore presents Neale Campbell, Babcock LGE Managing Director RBD approval at Gastech 2018 in Barcelona. Babcock International, the highly-skilled engineering services company, has been recognised by Lloyd’s Register (LR) as having...
September 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Events, News, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

Helm Operations Joins Volaris Group

Helm Operations Joins Volaris Group
Ateet Patel, Portfolio CFO of Volaris Group shakes hands with Ron deBruyne, CEO of Helm Operations Leading developer of marine software looks to accelerate growth with new backing from global technology firm Victoria, BC – Leading marine operations software company Helm Operations announced today...
September 20th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Approval in Principle granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP)

Approval in Principle granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP)
David Barrow, LR Commercial Director – Marine & Offshore presenting the AiP to Maarten Spilker, Wison Solutions Director at Gastech Approval in Principle (AiP) granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP) Lloyd’s Register (LR) presents AiP to the shipyard Wison 19 September...
September 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Take advantage of R&D funding

Take advantage of R&D funding
Laurence Kingdon Take advantage of R&D funding by Laurence Kingdon Given the mounting pressure on the shipping industry to reduce emissions brought on by the IMO’s GHG strategy and commitment to a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2050, it is unsurprising that there is a growing desire to innovate...
September 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Technology | Read More

DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for 93K cbm very large ethane carrier design “PANDA E”

DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for 93K cbm very large ethane carrier design “PANDA E”
Hu Keyi (Jiangnan Shipyard) receives the AiP from Johan Petter Tutturen (DNV GL). Barcelona, Spain, 18 September 2018: Leading classification society DNV GL has awarded Chinese shipyard Jiangnan with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a 93,000-cubic meter (cbm) very large ethane carrier....
September 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Approval in Principle (AiP) of 7,500 m3 LNG bunker design

Approval in Principle (AiP) of 7,500 m3 LNG bunker design
LR’s David Barrow presenting the AiP to Jiangnan’s Hu Keyi at Gastech Lloyd’s Register (LR) presents AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd.  18 September 2018 – LR announced today during a presentation at Gastech – the leading exhibition and conference for the global gas,...
September 18th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, LNG, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä biogas upgrading plant will significantly reduce methane emissions from US dairy facility

Wärtsilä biogas upgrading plant will significantly reduce methane emissions from US dairy facility
The Puregas solution will convert the methane gas from cow manure into a viable and sustainable transportation fuel. Wärtsilä Corporation, 14 September 2018 at 12 noon EEST – Puregas Solutions, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has been contracted to supply a turnkey biogas upgrading...
September 14th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas demonstrating expertise across the gas supply chain at Gastech 2018

Bureau Veritas demonstrating expertise across the gas supply chain at Gastech 2018
Bureau Veritas experts presenting on LNG carrier technology, small-scale LNG carriers / bunkering and LNG regasification for floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) Technology report available at Gastech addresses the technical and regulatory requirements of floating gas terminals – FSRUs...
September 14th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, Gas Carriers, Technical, Technology | Read More

HudsonCyber and DNV GL link up to offer cyber solutions

HudsonCyber and DNV GL link up to offer cyber solutions
Camden, New Jersey, United States, September 12, 2018 // HudsonAnalytix, Inc. and its cyber risk management subsidiary, HudsonCyber, are pleased to announce the inclusion of its award-winning HACyberLogix cyber risk management decision-support software solution with DNV GL’s Veracity industry platform....
September 13th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMarEST releases report on the human impact of autonomous ships

IMarEST releases report on the human impact of autonomous ships
… In a major piece of research, the IMarEST’s Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group sought to gauge the potential impacts of self-governing ships and plot out a new course for the shipping industry’s valued workforce. Autonomous technologies could create a competitive advantage...
September 13th, 2018 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wilhelmsen strengthens portfolio with unique Klüber Lubrication marine partnership

Wilhelmsen strengthens portfolio with unique Klüber Lubrication marine partnership
Signing ceremony at SMM Klüber Lubrication and Wilhelmsen Ships Service have signed a close distribution partnership, with Wilhelmsen becoming a global partner for marine lubricants from Klüber Lubrication. With the deal, signed at the maritime industry’s largest exhibition SMM Hamburg, Wilhelmsen...
September 12th, 2018 | Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Stena Line introduces first AI-assisted vessel

Stena Line introduces first AI-assisted vessel
As a central part of Stena Line’s efforts to reduce fuel consumption and minimise environmental impact, the company is now running a pilot study where artificial intelligence technology is implemented on board vessels. In close collaboration with the technology company Hitachi, an AI-model is being...
September 10th, 2018 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company for 175K CBM Mark III Flex LNG Carrier “LNG JUMBO”

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company for 175K CBM Mark III Flex LNG Carrier “LNG JUMBO”
Awarding the AiP at the SMM Trade Fair in Hamburg. First row from left to right: Hu Keyi, Chief Engineer of Jiangnan Shipyard; Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime; Lin Ou, Chairman & President of Jiangnan Shipyard. Hamburg, 6 September 2018: Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, presented...
September 10th, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alfa Laval is securing future flexibility with Alfa Laval PureSOx

Alfa Laval is securing future flexibility with Alfa Laval PureSOx
Erik Haveman, Sales Director Exhaust Gas Cleaning at Alfa Lava SOx compliance and the approaching global sulphur cap are among the marine industry’s most pressing concerns. Alfa Laval is not only working to meet today’s scrubber demand, but also securing long-term peace of mind for those who invest...
September 7th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Chairman meets Romanian Minister of Economy

Damen Chairman meets Romanian Minister of Economy
Damen Chairman meets Romanian Minister of Economy Chairman and owner of Damen Shipyards Group Kommer Damen has held a meeting with the Romanian Minister of Economy Dănuţ Andruşcă to discuss the future of the Damen Shipyards Mangalia. Following Damen Shipyards Group’s acquisition of the shares of...
September 7th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

WinGD, VAF Instruments and Viswa Lab connect to ECO Insight

WinGD, VAF Instruments and Viswa Lab connect to ECO Insight
Signing with WinGD and DNV GL (At table, L to R: Volkmar Galke, WinGD Global Head of Sales, Torsten Büssow, DNV GL Global Head of Fleet Performance Management) Hamburg, 7 September 2018: At the SMM trade fair in Hamburg, DNV GL signed partnership agreements with WinGD, VAF Instruments and ViswaLab to...
September 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine
The world’s first ME-GI engine, an MAN B&W 8L70ME-GI type now acting as main engineaboard TOTE’s ‘Isla Bella’, pictured at the works of MAN Energy Solutions’ licensee,Doosan, in Korea TOTE’s world-first, LNG-powered containerships prove reliability of mature, dual-fuel technology American...
September 7th, 2018 | Container shipping, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Russia unveils a number of unmanned shipping test projects and implementation of proper regulation

Russia unveils a number of unmanned shipping test projects and implementation of proper regulation
From MARINET’s conference The Marinet Conference on the most promising maritime high technologies held at SMM 2018, Hamburg on 5 September 2018 gathered representatives of international companies and scientific centres.  The Conference programme included panel discussions on digital navigation...
September 6th, 2018 | Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

SMM 2018, Marinet Conference: Experts say maritime industry ready for digital navigation

SMM 2018, Marinet Conference: Experts say maritime industry ready for digital navigation
From the SMM 2018, Marinet Conference during Q&A time The Marinet Conference on the most promising maritime high technologies held on September 5 at SMM 2018 brought together representatives of leading companies and scientific centres from different countries. The Conference programme included panel...
September 6th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

First ever approval of a digital twin health management system for marine applications

First ever approval of a digital twin health management system for marine applications
LR’s Luis Benito with GE’s Brandon Larson at SMM Lloyd’s Register (LR) presents GE with an ‘Approval in Principle’ (AiP) to ‘Digital Twin READY’  06 September 2018 – At a press conference today during SMM – the leading international maritime trade fair held 4–7 September in...
September 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018:DNV GL and DSIC sign JDP to develop LNG fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra large container vessel

DNV GL at SMM 2018:DNV GL and DSIC sign JDP to develop LNG fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra large container vessel
At the SMM trade fair today in Hamburg, Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd. (DSIC) and classification society DNV GL announced the signing of a joint development project (JDP) agreement to develop a new 23,000 TEU LNG fuelled ultra large container vessel (ULCV). (L to R Signing the agreement were:...
September 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, LNG, Technical, Technology | Read More

Dualog warns of continued spam attacks as it stops 3.5 m infected emails

Dualog warns of continued spam attacks as it stops 3.5 m infected emails
Walter Hannemann, Product Manager at Dualog Much like everyone else, connected ships continue to face the annoyance of spam and the menace of cyber-attacks on their IT systems. Over 18% of emails scanned in the second quarter of this year were rejected as spam and just under 1% stopped because they contained...
September 5th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Historical High: MAN Energy Solutions reports multiple Cruise orders

Historical High: MAN Energy Solutions reports multiple Cruise orders
The MAN 51/60DF engine involved in the latest cruise orders New orders cover broad range of company’s marine portfolio MAN Energy Solutions is currently experiencing a record order-intake within its cruise business. The company reports that, in the first eight months of 2018, it has won orders to...
September 5th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Iridium’s maritime business continues momentum with additional service providers for Iridium CertusSM

Iridium’s maritime business continues momentum with additional service providers for Iridium CertusSM
The fastest L-band broadband service coming to market has once again expanded its roster of service providers MCLEAN, Va. – September 5, 2018 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today that KDDI Corporation, Navarino and NSSLGroup Ltd,. are the newest Iridium Certus service providers...
September 5th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – A new perspective on alternative fuels: DNV GL launches Alternative Fuels Insight (AFI) platform

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – A new perspective on alternative fuels: DNV GL launches Alternative Fuels Insight (AFI) platform
DNV GL’s new AFI platform offers a comprehensive and continually updated overview of alternative fuel projects, bunkering infrastructure, suppliers, and technologies. Hamburg, 4 September 2018: The rapidly approaching 2020 fuel sulphur cap and newly announced IMO greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy...
September 4th, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More