Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Wärtsilä signs agreement with Kuribayashi Steamship in Japan for deployment of innovative gate rudder technology

Wärtsilä signs agreement with Kuribayashi Steamship in Japan for deployment of innovative gate rudder technology
This Shigenobu vessel has been fitted with the gate rudder for evaluation purposes. Copyright: Yamanaka shipbuilding Wärtsilä signs agreement with Kuribayashi Steamship in Japan for deployment of innovative gate rudder technology Wärtsilä Corporation, 30 March 2020 at 10 am EET Gate rudder...
March 30th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s remote surveys surge with 15,000 completed since launch

DNV GL’s remote surveys surge with 15,000 completed since launch
DNV GL introduced remote surveys in October 2018. More than 15,000 surveys have been completed remotely since then. DNV GL’s remote surveys surge with 15,000 completed since launch Hamburg/Høvik, 26 March 2020: The impact of the global COVID-19 crisis has reinforced the value of DNV GL’s industry...
March 26th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Cryo develops liquefied methane terminal in Swedish port city Oxelösund

MAN Cryo develops liquefied methane terminal in Swedish port city Oxelösund
.. MAN Cryo develops liquefied methane terminal in Swedish port city Oxelösund Multi-functional terminal extends Swedish methane infrastructure significantly and improves access for the country’s industry Augsburg, 26th of March 2020 −  OxGas, a company fully owned by the Port of Oxelösund in...
March 26th, 2020 | Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

DFDS automates procurement processes with new SERTICA integration developed by MAN Energy Solutions and Logimatic.

DFDS automates procurement processes with new SERTICA integration developed by MAN Energy Solutions and Logimatic.
. DFDS automates procurement processes with new SERTICA integration developed by MAN Energy Solutions and Logimatic. Logimatic and MAN Energy Solutions collaborate to standardize the exchange of RFQ and PO information between shipping companies and suppliers. A direct integration between the procurement...
March 26th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Investment in Canadian battery production

Investment in Canadian battery production
Corvus Energy is investing to expand its battery manufacturing facility in Richmond, B.C. The company’s innovative multi-megawatt hour energy storage system ‘Blue Whale’ for large maritime vessels will begin shipping from the facility in early 2021. Investment in Canadian battery production Corvus...
March 25th, 2020 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Windward to offer open access to shipping insights to help fight coronavirus

Windward to offer open access to shipping insights to help fight coronavirus
.. Windward to offer open access to shipping insights to help fight coronavirus New live map enables users to understand global shipping activity, see where vessels are coming and going, and assess the impact of COVID-19 on trade over time March 24, 2020: Joining the global fight against COVID-19, Windward,...
March 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA

Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA
Mikko Kuosa, CEO, NAPA Group Mikko Kuosa appointed CEO of NAPA NAPA – intelligent, digital solutions for safer, greener and more efficient maritime industry Helsinki, Finland – 24 March 2020 – NAPA, the leading maritime software, services, and data analysis provider, has today announced the appointment...
March 24th, 2020 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä simulation technology creating an essential testing environment for smart marine solutions

Wärtsilä simulation technology creating an essential testing environment for smart marine solutions
The Wärtsilä navigation simulator is an essential enabler in the ISTLAB project aimed at creating a testing environment for smart autonomous vessels. Photo: SAMK / Pekka Lehmuskallio Wärtsilä simulation technology creating an essential testing environment for smart marine solutions Wärtsilä...
March 23rd, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Chugoku Marine Paints: Solvent-free epoxy for water ballast tanks

Chugoku Marine Paints: Solvent-free epoxy for water ballast tanks
Chugoku Marine Paints: Solvent-free epoxy for water ballast tanks Chugoku Marine Paints to supply solvent-free epoxy for MR tanker newbuildings’ water ballast tanks in South Korea (Hyundai Mipo Dockyard) Following many years of extensive prototype trials in field tests, Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd.,...
March 23rd, 2020 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Charting a Course for the Future at the International Wind Propulsion Forum

Charting a Course for the Future at the International Wind Propulsion Forum
MV Ankie – ventifoil Charting a Course for the Future at the International Wind Propulsion Forum A tail wind is strengthening in the industry when it comes to decarbonisation, with an increasing number of companies assessing, trialling and installing wind propulsion solutions and it was with that...
March 20th, 2020 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual

In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual
In an industry awash with postponed events, marine clean tech companies go virtual GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – MARCH 19, 2020: Anyone working in the shipping industry will know that face-to-face meetings and networking is what we do best. As organisations worldwide increasingly turn to virtual solutions...
March 19th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Technology | Read More

NAPA, ClassNK and JMU confirm viability of 3D model-based approval with new feasibility study

NAPA, ClassNK and JMU confirm viability of 3D model-based approval with new feasibility study
Trial of 3D model based approval using NAPA Designer NAPA, ClassNK and JMU confirm viability of 3D model-based approval with new feasibility study Successful trial sets the scene for faster, easier approvals, and it lays the foundations for commercial digital twin applications Tokyo – 19 March...
March 19th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU to accelerate maritime data sharing

StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU to accelerate maritime data sharing
Veracity Portal Oslo, 18 March 2020: StormGeo and DNV GL announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digitalization and data standardization in the maritime industry. In the MoU, both parties aim to strengthen the presence and integration of StormGeo’s fleet...
March 19th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Solution will make fogbound Peruvian port safer

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Solution will make fogbound Peruvian port safer
Traffic safety will be enhanced with the installation of Wärtsilä’s VTS in the busy Peruvian port of Callao. Copyright: Dmitrii Vinogradov Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Solution will make fogbound Peruvian port safer Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 March 2020 at 1.30 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä’s...
March 18th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

How ABB technology is supporting a sustain-able future for Arctic shipping

How ABB technology is supporting a sustain-able future for Arctic shipping
How ABB technology is supporting a sustainable future for Arctic shipping. Image credit – Sovcomflot How ABB technology is supporting a sustain-able future for Arctic shipping High in the Arctic Circle lies the Northern Sea Route, one of the planet’s vital shipping arteries. It cuts a journey...
March 16th, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab

Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab
The new Cyber SHIP Lab will complement the existing ship simulator (Image – University of Plymouth) Industry involvement vital in creation of unique new Cyber-SHIP Lab Experts in cyber security and maritime operations are forging ahead with the creation of a first-of-its-kind research facility...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Significant ships of 2019

Significant ships of 2019
Significant Ships of 2019 Comprising a selection of around 35 newbuildings over 100m in length delivered during the year, the 2019 edition of Significant Ships will be published in February 2020. Featuring general arrangements, ship descriptions, technical particulars and photographs, the publication...
March 13th, 2020 | Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project

Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project
A PSA Marine Tug Master providing feedback on the smart navigation system during a usability test conducted on Wärtsilä’s autonomous ship simulator. Initial sea trials successfully completed by Wärtsilä & PSA Marine’s ground-breaking ‘IntelliTug’ project Wärtsilä Corporation,  13...
March 13th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order
Graphical rendering of the ‘MySTAR’, which will be powered by 5 × MAN 8L51/60DF dual-fuel main engines (picture courtesy RMC) MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order MAN 51/60DF engines running on LNG to power innovative Estonian shuttle ferry built by RMC Copenhagen, 11th March 2020 − MAN...
March 11th, 2020 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Gibdock momentum builds on variety

Gibdock momentum builds on variety
Bahama Mama Gibdock momentum builds on variety High levels of occupancy during the first two months of 2020 and strong forward bookings are sustaining momentum for Gibdock, following a strong surge in demand for the Gibraltar repair yard in the last quarter of 2019. One standout project involving significant...
March 11th, 2020 | Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

Common Structural Rules Software updated with multiple improvements

Common Structural Rules Software updated with multiple improvements
The Lloyd’s Register bulding in the City Common Structural Rules Software updated with multiple improvements. 10 March 2020 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), has released updates with...
March 10th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

GE LM500 Engines to Power Four New CHAMSURI II-Class Patrol Boats for Republic of Korea Navy

GE LM500 Engines to Power Four New CHAMSURI II-Class Patrol Boats for Republic of Korea Navy
GE LM500 marine gas turbine GE LM500 Engines to Power Four New CHAMSURI II-Class Patrol Boats for Republic of Korea Navy EVENDALE, OHIO (March 9, 2020) — GE Marine announced that its 4.6 MW LM500 marine gas turbines will power ships 13 through 16 of the Republic of Korea Navy’s PKX-B patrol...
March 9th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Management System upgrading will bring safety and efficiency benefits to Indian port

Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Management System upgrading will bring safety and efficiency benefits to Indian port
The Administration Building of the Cochin Port Trust, which houses the Wärtsilä VTMS control tower. Wärtsilä Vessel Traffic Management System upgrading will bring safety and efficiency benefits to Indian port Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 March 2020 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä...
March 9th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Vafias Group announces the delivery of its 31st ship under construction in Japan!

Vafias Group announces the delivery of its 31st ship under construction in Japan!
The LPG “ECO TEXIANA” Vafias Group announces the delivery of its 31st ship under construction in Japan! The LPG ECO TEXIANA 5000 cbm fully pressurized VCM carrier was delivered from MURAKAMI shipyard in Japan and was named by the ambassador of Japan in Greece his excellency mr Yasuhiro Shimizu The...
March 5th, 2020 | LPG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sperry Marine delivers VisionMaster FT bridge for research vessel Belgica

Sperry Marine delivers VisionMaster FT bridge for research vessel Belgica
The “Belgica” Sperry Marine delivers VisionMaster FT bridge for research vessel Belgica State-of-the-art oceanographic research vessel Belgica was launched on February 11, 2020 at Astilleros Freire shipyard in Vigo, Spain, equipped with a Sperry Marine integrated bridge system. The result...
March 4th, 2020 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More