Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

MCI’s Star Cool Controlled Atmosphere

MCI’s Star Cool Controlled Atmosphere
With a four-year track record, Star Cool Controlled Atmosphere offers customers leap potential in a number of new reefer segments Until a few years ago, it was not possible to transport bananas from growers in Ecuador to consumers in Azerbaijan except by air. Then came a reefer trade game changer, MCI’s...
October 15th, 2013 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More

‘ROV Mobilisation’ revised version publish by IMCA

‘ROV Mobilisation’ revised version publish by IMCA
Jane Bugler From award of a contract to the first in-water test of the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) there are a significant number of issues that need to be addressed by both the onshore and offshore ROV teams. Each mobilisation is unique and needs to be planned in a comprehensive and structured manner. To...
October 14th, 2013 | Books, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA annual seminar in Singapore – all component parts in place to make for highly successful event*

IMCA annual seminar in Singapore – all component parts in place to make for highly successful event*
Singapore Financial Centre – picture credits: S. Venardos With its theme ‘Addressing the Challenges of New Frontiers’ the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Annual Seminar returns to Singapore after nine years with a programme that features keynote addresses, including one...
October 14th, 2013 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Willard marine to supply aluminium RIB for Hawaiian tour operator

Willard marine to supply aluminium RIB for Hawaiian tour operator
Anaheim, Calif., – October 2013 – (Marine NewsWire) Willard Marine, a 56-year-old builder of composite and aluminum boats, is supplying a 7-meter Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) for Na Pali Coast Hanalei Tours in Hawaii. The aluminum-hull boat, which is being customized to meet the requirements...
October 11th, 2013 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology, Tourism | Read More

INTERSCHALT unveils innovations for increasing efficiency and safety

INTERSCHALT unveils innovations for increasing efficiency and safety
Professor Rune Møller Jensen of the IT University of Copenhagen presents the new dimensions of the stowage planning software StowMan[s] at the MACS3 User Conference. INTERSCHALT is working in close development cooperation with the scientist. Already today, the software is saving hours in stowage planning;...
October 8th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

Atlantic Marine Fleet expands and adds impressive technology to the subsea charter market (ROGE-ROV)

Atlantic Marine Fleet expands and adds impressive technology to the subsea charter market (ROGE-ROV)
The “Atlantic Explorer” Atlantic Marine is proud to announce the purchase of a new specialised subsea o
October 6th, 2013 | News, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Kappel Agreement Secures Access to Major Market

Kappel Agreement Secures Access to Major Market
MAN Alpha propeller (FPP scale 1:28 model shown) with four-bladed conventional blade design Dalian propeller deal coincides with order involving the world’s largest car carriers On 30 August 2013 MAN Diesel & Turbo signed an agreement regarding the production of its Kappel propeller portfolio with...
October 4th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hapag-Lloyd uses advanced hull integrity management system GL HullManager

Hapag-Lloyd uses advanced hull integrity management system GL HullManager
The “Hamburg Express”” Hamburg/Germany,  27 September 2013 – Hapag-Lloyd will implement GL HullManager as their central monitoring and reporting tool for hull maintenance activities. GL HullManager is a part of DNV GL’s fleet management software portfolio and provides ship owners,...
September 27th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inaugural IMarEST Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety conference – all-systems go!

Inaugural IMarEST Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety conference – all-systems go!
Ships are becoming increasingly dependent on complex electronic equipment and electrical power systems, with incidence of engine failure and blackouts increasing. Safety and reliability are paramount, as will be discussed and debated at a new conference taking place in early October. With just over a...
September 23rd, 2013 | Associations, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fugro EMU selected to improve MMO marine data

Fugro EMU selected to improve MMO marine data
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has recently established a high profile framework agreement with Fugro EMU. Under the new agreement Fugro EMU will support marine planning and decision-making through the provision of marine scientific and technical advice and evidence. The framework agreement...
September 21st, 2013 | Energy, Oceanology, Technical, Technology | Read More

FutureShip ECO-Assistant 4.0 adds new features including new fuel consumption calculator, to award-winning trim optimisation tool

FutureShip ECO-Assistant 4.0 adds new features including new fuel consumption calculator, to award-winning trim optimisation tool
The easy-to-use interface has become a trademark of ECO-Assistant. Speed, displacement (or current drafts) and optional extra ballast are all that is needed to get the optimal trim. Hamburg/Germany, 16 September 2013 – The latest version of ECO-Assistant, the trim optimisation tool from FutureShip,...
September 16th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Regal Marine Signs On as My-Villages Innovation Partner

Regal Marine Signs On as My-Villages Innovation Partner
Veteran Florida Builder Embraces Technology to Improve Service Hobe Sound, Fla. – September 2013 – (Marine NewsWire) My-Villages, a mobile technology company, is proud to announce that Regal Marine, a builder with more than 40 years of experience, has joined its growing lineup of Boat Village Innovation...
September 15th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

DSEC engineers bulbous bow for refitting

DSEC engineers bulbous bow for refitting
“Careful planning and adherence to deadlines are essential to pull off a major hull part re-fit during regular drydocking, ” says Young Man Lee, President& CEO, DSEC. The DSME subsidiary DSEC (Daewoo Ship Engineering Company Co. Ltd.) was awarded the detailed design and engineering work related...
August 17th, 2013 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA launches new freelance competence materials

IMCA launches new freelance competence materials
  Jane Bugler Raising the profile of the competence of offshore personnel, and the value of company competence schemes, across the marine construction industry is one of the core activities of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)  Following the development of freelance materials...
August 13th, 2013 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Exhibitors from 21 countries at inaugural Oceanology International China

Exhibitors from 21 countries at inaugural Oceanology International China
Nearly 190 exhibiting companies from 21 countries – Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany,   Iran, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, UK, and USA – will be gathering in Shanghai on 3-5 September...
August 12th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Europort 2013 invites prospective partners to MariMatch

Europort 2013 invites prospective partners to MariMatch
Online registration has opened for MariMatch, the unique brokerage event that gives visitors to Europort 2013 the opportunity to prearrange meetings with potential business partners in an informal setting. Europort 2013, the main event for pioneers in maritime technology, takes place at the world-renowned...
August 2nd, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Globecomm Maritime helps Jubilee Sailing Trust tall ships stay connected

Globecomm Maritime helps Jubilee Sailing Trust tall ships stay connected
Barbara Campbell on Lord Nelson Iridium terminals and Wi-Fi hotspots installed for tall ship pair taking part in unique round the world voyage and Baltic summer racing. Cedar Knolls, NJ. Globecomm Maritime is supporting British charity, the Jubilee Sailing Trust, keeping its two tall ships STS Lord Nelson...
July 11th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Sailing, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

What’s on display at The Engine as a Weapon Symposium in Bristol next week?

What’s on display at The Engine as a Weapon Symposium in Bristol next week?
The Imtech demonstrator unit Delegates from home and overseas gather next week in Bristol for the biennial Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW V) with its highly topical theme ‘Delivering Military Effect: A holistic approach to combat and platform system integration’. Organised by the...
July 11th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Liquefy Natural Gas (LNG) Super-Tanker

The LNG “SOKOTO” Richard Hammond (*) reveals the ingenious engineering required to transport one of the most potentially hazardous cargoes in the world in some of the biggest vessels afloat. The huge ships, bigger than the Titanic, carry enough fuel to heat a city the size of London for a...
April 5th, 2013 | LNG, Technology | Read More

eCMID / CMID inspection report database use guidance from IMCA

Jane Bugler The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) and its electronic version eCMID have proved invaluable by providing a standard format for inspection of offshore vessels.  Its use promotes safety and efficiency and can help reduce the number...
April 5th, 2013 | Associations, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Eco battle will be fought as much with the existing fleet, warns Bibby boss

The Eco battle will be fought as much with the existing fleet, warns Bibby boss
Simon Barham The Eco Ship revolution may be on the horizon but these new ships will not replace the existing fleet overnight and ship managers are under increasing pressure to come up with solutions to save ship owners money when it comes to fuel efficiency and operation expediency, according to Simon...
March 25th, 2013 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

GL Garrad Hassan releases new version of Bladed

The new interactive user interface screen. Bristol/UK, Hamburg/Germany, 18 March 2013 – GL Garrad Hassan has released Version 4.4 of Bladed, the industry standard integrated software package for the design and certification of onshore and offshore wind turbines. The release of Version 4.4 represents...
March 18th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

110th IMarEST President looks back on his year in office

• IMarEST aims to double in size by 2017 In a matter of days the term of office of the 110th President of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) will come to an end, when Malcolm Vincent CEng CMarEng FIMarEST hands over the reins of office to his successor, Andreas Chrysostomou,...
March 11th, 2013 | IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

New high capacity Unitor plasma cutter launched – UPC1041 replaces UPC1040

The UPC-1041 WSS has launched the Unitor UPC1041 plasma cutter – a new high capacity portable machine specifically for marine use – which will replace the current product, UPC1040. Marine Products Director Danny Ingemann said; “The UPC1041 has been designed to help ship owners and operators...
February 28th, 2013 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Launch of Specialist Event Management Company

Launch of Specialist Event Management Company
Fiona Morris and Christine Martin FIGS Events Limited, whose launch is being held in London today, focuses on the organisation of technical events specifically for professional institutions, research and development organisations and societies. www.figsevents.co.uk “Technical events and conferences...
February 21st, 2013 | Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More