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bearing problems

Thordon Retrofits Solves Navenor’s Bearing Problems

Thordon Bearings has completed a range of water-lubricated and grease-free bearing installations to a third salt lugger in the Salinor/Navenor fleet, following the successful retrofitting of bearings to problematic newbuilds.

Comments Off on Thordon Retrofits Solves Navenor’s Bearing Problems / 3rd Dec 2018

Offshore Substation

Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Supporting Construction of Offshore Substation

The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, owned by Northland Power, will be an impressive wind farm with 33 turbines, situated 95 kilometres northwest of Germany’s Borkum Island.

Comments Off on Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Supporting Construction of Offshore Substation / 26th Nov 2018

Norsepower To Accelerate Growth And Expansion With €3.6M Raised In New Equity Funding Round

With the funds raised, Norsepower, whose customers include Maersk Tankers, Viking, Line, and Bore, will be able to expand production of its Rotor Sails in Asia, as well as ramp-up its search for potential supplier partners within the region.

Comments Off on Norsepower To Accelerate Growth And Expansion With €3.6M Raised In New Equity Funding Round / 25th Nov 2018

lock entry assist system

Entry Lock Assist System by Wärtsilä Aids in Preventing Damage to Vessels and to Waterway Locks

The Wärtsilä system comes in response to the increasing size of vessels operating on these waters. When entering the locks along the seaway, the clearance for larger vessels is minimal, and the lock entry itself has become increasingly difficult.

Comments Off on Entry Lock Assist System by Wärtsilä Aids in Preventing Damage to Vessels and to Waterway Locks / 19th Nov 2018

hull cleaning

HullWiper In Partnership With SCAMP Expands Into Gibraltar

The agreement marks the latest expansion under HullWiper’s global leasing programme, introduced in 2017, to work with partners worldwide to offer ship owners and operators a cost-efficient, brush- and diver-free alternative to traditional hull cleaning methods that is friendly both to the environment and the bottom line.

Comments Off on HullWiper In Partnership With SCAMP Expands Into Gibraltar / 12th Nov 2018

ship registrations

Palau International Ship Registry Marks Its Presence In Dubai

Jamal S Khalil, General Manager, of Al Rafedain Marine Services signed the documents on the Palau stand at STMM to register two ships and was supported by Global Marine Consultants Group (GMCG) one of the valued partners of PISR and which helped facilitate the new signings.

Comments Off on Palau International Ship Registry Marks Its Presence In Dubai / 11th Nov 2018

LNG fuel

Largest LNG Fuelled High-speed Catamaran Will Feature Fully Integrated Scope By Wärtsilä

The ability of Wärtsilä to deliver a fully integrated scope, including the engines, the waterjets, and the LNG fuel storage and supply system, together with all the related auxiliary systems, was an important option for both the owner and shipyard.

Comments Off on Largest LNG Fuelled High-speed Catamaran Will Feature Fully Integrated Scope By Wärtsilä / 5th Nov 2018

SEA LNG

Strong Support Voiced By SEA\LNG For MEPC 73 Outcomes

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, strongly supports the decision of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to reaffirm the January 1, 2020 implementation date of the 0.50% sulphur fuel limit.

Comments Off on Strong Support Voiced By SEA\LNG For MEPC 73 Outcomes / 4th Nov 2018

marine pollution

Need For MARPOL Update Highlighted By Grey Water Spill

While the alleged incident is still under investigation by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, the pulped slurry could have been transferred from a food waste holding tank to the ship’s grey water holding tank from where it was unintentionally discharged overboard into the protected marine park.

Comments Off on Need For MARPOL Update Highlighted By Grey Water Spill / 27th Oct 2018

climate change

An Overview of the New Natural Gas Industry

Petroleum-based fuels are less appealing than they used to be. The environmental impact of these fuels is no longer as easily ignored as it once was.

No Comments / 21st Oct 2018

pollution rules

Thordon Bearings Strengthens Its Presence to Meet Anticipated Pollution Rules For Cleaner Seas

The appointment of new distributors for Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia and Azerbaijan coincides with concerns that more should be done to reduce the impact of oil pollution in the ecologically sensitive Baltic Sea and Caspian Sea areas.

Comments Off on Thordon Bearings Strengthens Its Presence to Meet Anticipated Pollution Rules For Cleaner Seas / 17th Oct 2018

hull cleaning

Affordable Hull Cleaning Brought to the Panama Canal By HullWiper in Partnership With Talleres Industriales

As the key transit point for vessels sailing between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Panama Canal is a gateway to the world and the obvious choice for HullWiper’s first operational location in the Americas.

Comments Off on Affordable Hull Cleaning Brought to the Panama Canal By HullWiper in Partnership With Talleres Industriales / 16th Oct 2018

ballast water treatment

Ballast Water Treatment System to Newbuild Wellboat

Under the contract, PG Flow Solutions will supply its IMO approved PG-Hyde ballast water treatment system, which is based on medium pressure UV technology, in combination with automatic, self-cleaning filters. The PG-Hyde ballast water treatment system sterilises the ballast water at both ballasting and de-ballasting, ensuring high level of quality and reliability.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Treatment System to Newbuild Wellboat / 15th Oct 2018

blockchain

Blockchain Has Won MIT Solve’s Communities Challenge With Blockchain Shipping Emissions MRV Solutions

BLOC was selected from 33 teams participating in the Solve Challenge Finals, which included a live pitch event at the UN General Assembly week in New York City. The Solver teams were selected by Solve’s Challenge Leadership Group judges as the most promising set of solutions tackling large-scale global challenges.

Comments Off on Blockchain Has Won MIT Solve’s Communities Challenge With Blockchain Shipping Emissions MRV Solutions / 13th Oct 2018

global maritime

Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2018: Industry is Not Prepared to Deal With Global Issues

The five issues that the maritime industry appears to be least prepared for are ‘cyber-attacks and data theft, ‘global economic crisis’, ‘geopolitical tension’, ‘air pollution’ and ‘governance failure’.

Comments Off on Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2018: Industry is Not Prepared to Deal With Global Issues / 3rd Oct 2018

bio-sea

BIO-SEA Ballast Water Treatment System Successfully Installed Aboard CMA CGM Flagship

The vessel, one of the largest containerships to be built by Hanjin Heavy Industries’ yard in the Philippines, and the largest to fly the French flag, was christened in Le Havre earlier this month by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, and the Minister in charge of Transport, Elisabeth Borne.

Comments Off on BIO-SEA Ballast Water Treatment System Successfully Installed Aboard CMA CGM Flagship / 21st Sep 2018