Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Making a splash at Posidonia

Making a splash at Posidonia
Visitors to the 2018 Posidonia Exhibition, one of the world’s largest tradeshows for the international maritime industry, will be able to see live port calls on a huge set of interactive screens thanks to a tie-up between global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic and the show organisers.  Located...
May 18th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Eniram signs MoU to participate in Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers

Eniram signs MoU to participate in Project Forward for developing new generation of bulk carriers
New generation of bulk carriers developed by Project Forward. Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 May 2018 at 10 am EET – Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Athens-based Arista Shipping to participate in the Project Forward initiative, which is led by Arista....
May 18th, 2018 | Bunkering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Rethink the Ocean Factory Trawler.

Rethink the Ocean Factory Trawler.
.. An entirely new design for the ocean factory trawler segment has been released by KNUD E. HANSENs Faroe Islands design team. From stem to stern this design redefines the classic trawler layout which has remained more or less unchanged for decades. The designers state: “The aim of this design is...
May 17th, 2018 | Food and Drink, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Corpetrolsa Group of Ecuador to take delivery of three Damen Stan Tugs

Corpetrolsa Group of Ecuador to take delivery of three Damen Stan Tugs
Vicente Bustos, General Manager of Corpetrolsa Group Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Corpetrolsa Group of Guayaquil, Ecuador, for the supply of three tugs; one Stan Tug 1205 and two Stan Tugs 1606. The tugs will be operated by Corpetrolsa subsidiary DLEN S.A. to support its bunkering...
May 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alexis Marine to retrofit Rivertough to salt lugger

Alexis Marine to retrofit Rivertough to salt lugger
.. Louisiana-based workboat operator Alexis Marine has awarded a supply contract to Thordon Bearings for the retrofitting of 6in diameter RiverTough bearings to MV Kristin Alexis, the 60ft (18.2m) twin-screw towboat built by Bollinger Shipyard in 1969. Both the vessel’s shafts will be withdrawn at...
May 15th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

PEMA announces the three university teams that will compete in the Student Challenge final 2018 at TOC Europe

PEMA announces the three university teams that will compete in the Student Challenge final 2018 at TOC Europe
.. Teams from the University of Hamburg, Blekinge Institute of Technology and Hamburg University of Technology have been selected to qualify to the final of the Port Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA) Student Challenge competition, to take place at TOC Europe in Rotterdam next month. In...
May 15th, 2018 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

RedPort launches groundbreaking hardware replacement for Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Network Service Device

RedPort launches groundbreaking hardware replacement for Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Network Service Device
14 May 2018: The world’s first satellite device that combines the Inmarsat Fleet Xpress Network Service Device (NSD) with the RedPort Optimizer Enterprise satellite router and VoIP gateway was launched today by RedPort Global.  The single rackmount appliance will manage ship networks with satellite...
May 14th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

HELMEPA supports the Oceanos NTUA research program

HELMEPA supports the Oceanos NTUA research program
HELMEPAs Dimitris on the eight with prof. Grigoris Grigoropoulos  and members from the HELMEPA team May 9th, HELMEPA’s Director General Dimitris C. Mitsatsos and scientific staff visited the Laboratory of Aerodynamic Naval Engineering of the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering of the...
May 11th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

Technology will have a huge impact on lawyers’ skills and legal practice

Technology will have a huge impact on lawyers’ skills and legal practice
The legal profession faces tremendous challenges over the next decade in recruiting people who can exercise their skills in a context of evolving technology and its expanded deployment while meeting changing client requirements. The commercial climate will be characterised by new (and sometimes conflicting)...
May 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Technology | Read More

Polsteam and Nova Ship Tech SA select Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for installation throughout their fleets

Polsteam and Nova Ship Tech SA select Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for installation throughout their fleets
The “Beskidy” Alfa Laval has signed fleet agreements with Polsteam and Nova Ship Tech SA for the supply of PureBallast 3, the third generation of Alfa Laval’s ballast water treatment technology. Under the agreements, Alfa Laval will provide dozens of Polsteam and Nova Ship Tech SA vessels...
May 8th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

PSA Marine’s new LNG-fuelled harbour tug to be designed and equipped by Wärtsilä

PSA Marine’s new LNG-fuelled harbour tug to be designed and equipped by Wärtsilä
Wärtsilä will design and equip one of PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd (“PSA Marine”)’s newest harbour tugs Wärtsilä Corporation,  7 May 2018 at 12 noon EET – The technology group Wärtsilä will design and equip one of PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd (“PSA Marine”)’s newest harbour tugs. Operating...
May 7th, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Data management platform approaches one million service subscriptions as number of Veracity users pushes passed 120 000

Data management platform approaches one million service subscriptions as number of Veracity users pushes passed 120 000
Remi Eriksen DNV GL’s data management platform, Veracity, has accumulated users from 1 500 companies AGR, SteelCorr, and ScanReach among companies adding their services to Veracity marketplace DNV GL Group President and CEO, Remi Eriksen, says the strong take up is indicative of “hunger” across...
May 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä’s acquisition of Transas is completed

Wärtsilä’s acquisition of Transas is completed
Connecting smart ships with smart ports will deliver fundamental benefits to the marine sector. Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 4 May 2018 at 2.15 pm EET The technology group Wärtsilä announces that its acquisition of Transas, a global company headquartered in the U.K., has now been finalised....
May 4th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Great attendance at PJ Diesel Engineering’s Danish Maritime Days events

Great attendance at PJ Diesel Engineering’s Danish Maritime Days events
PJ Diesel – Danish Maritime Fair In connection with Danish Maritime Days, PJ Diesel Engineering has launched a series of events at the Danish Maritime Fair, focusing on knowledge sharing, new technology and debate. The fair was officially opened on 2 May, and the panel discussion on 3D printing,...
May 3rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

DNV GL appoints Klas Bendrik as Chief Digital Transformation Officer

DNV GL appoints Klas Bendrik as Chief Digital Transformation Officer
Klas Bendrik Høvik, Norway, 2 May 2018: Klas Bendrik will join DNV GL as Chief Digital Transformation Officer to support DNV GL’s digitalization and IT strategy. Starting on 1 September 2018, Bendrik will be based at the DNV GL headquarters in Høvik, Norway and will be a member of DNV GL Group’s...
May 2nd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, IT and Communications, News, Person Profiles, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register to class first ever floating storage regasification unit ordered for Indian waters

Lloyd’s Register to class first ever floating storage regasification unit ordered for Indian waters
01 May 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) recently signed a contract to class the first ever floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to be ordered for Indian waters. Stationed at Jafrabad port and operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, it will be built to LR’s Rules for the Classification...
May 1st, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Enhanced Hazcheck Restrictions Portal Launched

Enhanced Hazcheck Restrictions Portal Launched
Exis Technologies, with the support of leading shipping and freight insurers, TT Club and UK P&I Club, is announcing its next phase of implementation of its Hazcheck Restrictions Portal at the transport industry’s Multimodal 2018 event at Birmingham’s NEC today* Birmingham & Darlington, UK, 1...
May 1st, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Technology | Read More

Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators.

Reducing the burden: New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators.
A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning is launched today, offering an end-to-end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for operators. The new global decommissioning consortium, which includes Lloyd’s Register (LR), WorleyParsons,...
April 30th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical, Technology | Read More

MISC Group welcomes the fifth and final Moss-type LNG carrier

MISC Group welcomes the fifth and final Moss-type LNG carrier
MISC’s Fifth MOSS-Type LNG Carrier, the Seri Cemara MISC Group, a leading provider of international energy-related maritime solutions and services, today announced it has taken delivery of Seri Cemara, the final edition to a series of five MOSS-Type Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers. The 150,200...
April 30th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion

Viking Grace becomes first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion
The “Viking Grace” with its new rotor sail installed 30 April 2018 – Viking Line has installed a rotor sail on the LNG-fuelled Viking Grace, making it the first passenger ship in the world equipped with a rotor sail for the utilisation of wind power. Lloyd’s Register (LR) approved...
April 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Technical, Technology | Read More

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