Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

NSSLGlobal’s ‘plug and play’ email solution gives maritime vessels tighter control of bandwidth and costs

Cruise Control LITE provides a seamless and secure email connection between vessel and land based subscribers, with bandwidth savings of up to 75% per message 5 April 2016 – NSSLGlobal, independent satellite communications provider and winner of VSAT Service Provider of the Year 2015, today...
April 5th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Ship Design chosen for offshore maintenance vessel

Wärtsilä Ship Design chosen for offshore maintenance vessel
The new jack-up lift vessel is designed by Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation,  5 April 2016 at 11 am EET – Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the design for a new jack-up lift vessel. The contract was signed in March with a well known Chinese yard and there is an option for three...
April 5th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Pioneering Container Feeder Vessel Designs

Pioneering Container Feeder Vessel Designs
The ECX-2000-C The Danish naval architect company KNUD E. HANSEN has recently been developing a number of pioneering container feeder vessel designs. Each of the designs presents a series of innovations as part of a solution tailored to specific requirements. The first in the series of three designs...
April 5th, 2016 | Containers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sea Hawk Paints Mounts Caribbean Islands Family Tour

Sea Hawk Paints Mounts Caribbean Islands Family Tour
CLEARWATER, Fla. – April 4, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Today Sea Hawk, the world’s leading premium nautical coating brand, announced a 10-country tour that will take the form of Customer Advisory Meetings with prominent marine equipment distributors, boat builders and marine service centers...
April 4th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

DOP submersible dredge pump excels in challenging project

DOP submersible dredge pump excels in challenging project
DOP Pump at work Cadzand Continuous dredging process ensures high efficiency Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered DOP submersible dredge pumps to many dredging contractors around the world. As a result, an enormous variety of dredging projects have been brought to a successful conclusion. Currently,...
April 4th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL wins important verification on Norwegian giant field Johan Sverdrup

DNV GL wins important verification on Norwegian giant field Johan Sverdrup
Kjell Eriksson Johan Sverdrup is by far the largest ongoing project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf for the next few years. Statoil has awarded contracts to DNV GL for verification of all 4 topsides, the 3 bridges, 3 of 4 jackets, topside installation by use of the Allseas single lift vessel ‘Pioneering...
April 4th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Energy, Technology | Read More

GTMaritime unveils an email service for a new era of ship to shore communications

GTMaritime unveils an email service for a new era of ship to shore communications
Rob Kenworthy Based on the popular GTMail platform, new software release is designed for higher bandwidth systems and retains a focus on cost control UK and Singapore,  April 4, 2016. GTMaritime, the shipping industry’s leading provider of shipboard email solutions, has announced GTMailPlus, a shipboard...
April 4th, 2016 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

UKHO warns of dangers posed by counterfeit ADMIRALTY products

UKHO warns of dangers posed by counterfeit ADMIRALTY products
Publications published since October 2014 include a grey graphic showing the UKHO crest across random pages. If photocopied, the words ‘ILLEGAL COPY’ will be visible. April 1, 2016 – The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has observed an increase in the number of counterfeit versions...
April 1st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Technical, Technology | Read More

Brevini planetary gearboxes in major ferry refurbishment project

Brevini planetary gearboxes in major ferry refurbishment project
new Brevini drives Innovative application of Brevini planetary gearboxes in major ferry refurbishment project for Transport for London. Brevini UK, specialists in power transmission engineering, were delighted to be chosen by AMCO Engineering to provide technical expertise and to supply the complete...
April 1st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor signs loose lashings contract…

MacGregor signs loose lashings contract…
The MacGregor cargo handling solution for container vessels will ensure that Hapag Lloyd will get the most cargo efficient containerships of its size in the world, optimised for the actual operation conditions. MacGregor signs loose lashings contract to complete the optimised cargo handling solution...
April 1st, 2016 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO-GloBallast R&D Forum on Ballast Water Management highlights solutions

IMO-GloBallast R&D Forum on Ballast Water Management highlights solutions
Ballast water management experts, meeting at the recent IMO-GloBallast R&D Forum in Canada, have showcased the latest developments in ballast water management and highlighted the areas where further research is needed, in order to prevent the spread of potentially harmful species in ballast water. Some...
March 31st, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, IMO, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen and Bibby Marine Services celebrate keel laying of first Service Operations Vessel

Damen and Bibby Marine Services celebrate keel laying of first Service Operations Vessel
From the keel-lay ceremony Bibby WaveMaster 1 sees efficient construction schedule from experienced team at Damen Shipyards Galati On 31 March, the construction of the first Damen Service Operations Vessel progressed a step further with the official keel laying ceremony of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 taking...
March 31st, 2016 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – March 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – March 2016
Port of Milford Haven 31 March 2016 NEWS Port of the Month: Milford (UK) This month we are taking you to the port of Milford Haven, situated at the west coast of the United Kingdom. The port of Milford Haven is the UK’s largest energy port and biggest port in Wales with world-class, deep-water port...
March 31st, 2016 | Energy, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Damen Anchor & Chain Factory receives quality certificate renewal

Damen Anchor & Chain Factory receives quality certificate renewal
Quality management certificates renewed Damen Anchor & Chain Factory (AKF) has shown it remains expert in welding following the renewal of its ISO certification. The certificates; ISO 9001 and ISO 3834 welding procedure show AKF follows stringent quality management systems and has strict procedures...
March 31st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ETI seeks partners for High Efficiency Propulsion System…

ETI seeks partners for High Efficiency Propulsion System…
 ETI seeks partners for High Efficiency Propulsion System project to increase fuel efficiency of ships ETI to invest up to £3m in project which could cut emissions and increase fuel efficiency by 8% The ETI project is part of the marine element of its Heavy Duty Vehicles efficiency programme The request...
March 31st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL enables tailor-made safety reporting with latest ShipManager release

DNV GL enables tailor-made safety reporting with latest ShipManager release
Rune Lyngaas, Head of Product Management, Maritime Software, DNV GL – Software Shipping companies are increasingly gathering information from the fleet in order to improve their operations and safety performance. Without easy–to-use and data smart systems potential insights and improvements...
March 31st, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Launch of Fleet Xpress marks start of new era…

Launch of Fleet Xpress marks start of new era…
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ...
March 30th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB Turbocharging optimizes service network across 8 countries

ABB Turbocharging optimizes service network across 8 countries
Baden, Switzerland,  March 30, 2016: ABB Turbocharging, part of the leading power and automation technology group, has made major investments at key service locations through 2015 resulting in tangible enhancements to its global maintenance and repair network for 2016 and beyond.    The company opened...
March 30th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Helm launches transformational software for harbor towage sector

Helm launches transformational software for harbor towage sector
Helm CONNECT Jobs software promises easy tariff management and substantial savings in harbor towage operations Victoria, BC – Helm Operations, the global market-leader in harbor towage dispatch and billing software, has launched new software called simply Helm CONNECT Jobs, specifically designed...
March 30th, 2016 | Accountancy, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Extensive MacGregor equipment packages ordered for ESL’s new eco-bulker duo

Extensive MacGregor equipment packages ordered for ESL’s new eco-bulker duo
Deltamarin CARGOTEC CORPORATION, 30 MARCH 2016 AT 10 AM EEST – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has confirmed an important order to deliver hatch covers, cranes, deck machinery and steering gear to two new 25, 600 dwt dual-fuelled handysize bulk carriers for Finnish owner. The ice-class vessels are...
March 30th, 2016 | Bunkering, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Xantrex expands its best-selling inverter family with new sine wave models

Xantrex expands its best-selling inverter family with new sine wave models
BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – March 29, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Xantrex is proud to introduce the Freedom Xi, a new generation of advanced true sine wave inverters specifically engineered for use in all types of mobile applications. The Freedom Xi marks the evolution of Xantrex’s best-selling XM...
March 29th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley Reaches Milestone with Setting of LNG Engine in New Ship

Crowley Reaches Milestone with Setting of LNG Engine in New Ship
(JACKSONVILLE; March 29, 2016) Crowley Maritime Corporation reached another critical milestone with the recent setting of the main engine onto El Coquí, the first of two new, Commitment Class ConRo (combination container and Roll/On-Roll/Off) ships that will be powered by liquefied natural gas for...
March 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Advancing marine operations through data

Advancing marine operations through data
In chaos theory, it is said that a butterfly flapping its wings in the Sahara could cause a tsunami on the other side of the world; some have attributed this to the supposed fundamental interconnectedness of all things. Today, thanks to the Internet, connectivity has become possible and “visible, ”...
March 29th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

NYK choose GNS

NYK choose GNS
NYK LNG SHIPMANAGEMENT (UK) LTD CHOOSE GNS ENC BUNDLE FOR THEIR LONDON MANAGED VESSELS Global Navigation Solutions (‘GNS’), the maritime services group, announces that it has agreed terms with NYK LNG,  one of the world’s largest independent owners and managers of Liquefied Natural Gas vessels,...
March 29th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Corvus Energy Partners with LG Chem

Corvus Energy Partners with LG Chem
Corvus will use advanced LG Chem lithium ion battery cells in their next generation maritime energy storage systems that will launch later in 2016 Richmond, B.C – March 29, 2016 – Corvus Energy (Corvus), the industry leader in advanced lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) for maritime...
March 29th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More