Monthly Archives : March 2017

Bibby WaveMaster 1 has been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati

The pioneering Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first of Damen’s purpose-built Service Operations Vessels (SOV) with Walk-to-Work (W2W) capability, was officially launched at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. When completed, Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, will deploy the vessel to support forthcoming offshore wind construction and O&M projects in the North Sea.

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wind propulsion technology

Norsepower, Maersk Tankers, Shell and ETI Collaborate for Wind Propulsion Technology Test

Norsepower Oy Ltd. in partnership with Maersk Tankers, The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), and Shell Shipping & Maritime, announced that it will install and trial Flettner rotor sails onboard a Maersk Tankers-owned vessel. The project will be the first installation of wind-powered energy technology on a product tanker vessel, and will provide insights into fuel savings and operational experience.

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becker marine systems

Becker Marine Systems Positions Itself on the US Market

For more than two years, Becker Marine Systems has been represented by a branch office in Houston. During this time, the Hamburg-based ship supplier has succeeded in positioning itself on the vital North American market, generating numerous orders for the company’s various product ranges.

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ballast water management systems

SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management Systems to be Installed on South Korean Tankers

Evoqua Water Technologies has secured an order from a South Korean shipyard for the supply and installation of SeaCURE® ballast water management systems (BWMS) to two 115,000dwt crude oil tankers under construction for a Singapore-based ship owner.

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Drone Detection System

New Drone Detection System Will be Launched by Kelvin Hughes

Kelvin Hughes is delighted to announce that it will be launching its new drone detection system at the Home Office Security & Policing exhibition. The SMS-D is the first integrated, medium-range, radar-based surveillance system designed for the detection and tracking of small aerial targets.

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fuel injection systems

Fluid Mechanics Becomes Part of L’Orange

This year Fluid Mechanics celebrates its 60th anniversary and will continue in North America to use the same name and personnel but now as fully functioning operation of L’Orange, a Rolls-Royce Power Systems company.

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marine litter

HELMEPA salutes The United Nations’ Marine Litter Campaign Titled “Clean Seas”

Pollution of the marine environment, especially with plastics, has reached alarming levels. It is estimated that 8 million tons of plastic waste reach our seas and oceans every year! Plastics poses a huge threat for the populations of 600 different marine species, which are injured or die as a result of entanglement or by eating them.

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Thordon Composite bearing

After Ten Years of Dredging, Thordon Composite Bearing is as Good as New

In drydock where the NMDC-owned dredger is being upgraded, Thordon Bearings’ Dubai-based distributor, Ocean Power International, expected that even the ‘unbreakable’ might need replacing after such demanding workloads, but it didn’t. “The Composite bearing was still in perfect working condition,” said Rafid Qureshi, Managing Director, Ocean Power International Inc.

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