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pipe work repairs

Increase in Scrubber Installations Correlate to Increase in Pipework Repairs

Diver/technicians from the underwater repair specialist recently carried out pipe replacements on 270m shuttle tankers where the wash water from the “scrubbed” exhaust gases had corroded the pipework, resulting in water ingress. Repairs to the tankers were carried out while the vessels were alongside and remaining in operation.

Comments Off on Increase in Scrubber Installations Correlate to Increase in Pipework Repairs / 16th February 2018

ballast water

Ballast Water Sampling and Analysis: Aqua-tools to Participate in New ISO Standard

The company, which specialises in the biological monitoring of water quality for various applications, including ships’ ballast, will work with French standardisation organisation AFNOR (Association Française de Normalisation) and the International Standards Organisation (ISO) to establish new chapters for ISO 11711 – the Ships and Marine Technology, Piping and Machinery, Ballast Water Sampling and Analysis standard.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Sampling and Analysis: Aqua-tools to Participate in New ISO Standard / 15th February 2018

offshore support

Bibby Marine Services Secures OSJ Offshore Renewables Award for Bibby WaveMaster 1

Bibby Marine Services has been awarded an Offshore Support Journal (OSJ) Offshore Renewables Award for the Bibby WaveMaster 1. The vessel is the first Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV), a unique, purpose-built vessel for the deployment and retention of offshore support and maintenance personnel. 

Comments Off on Bibby Marine Services Secures OSJ Offshore Renewables Award for Bibby WaveMaster 1 / 9th February 2018

Stern tube seal

Avoid Drydock and Off-hire Costs With Underwater Stern Tube Seal Repairs

Following a spate of stern tube seal failures, Antwerp-based Hydrex has reiterated its capability in carrying out repairs to stern tube seals during a ship’s routine port visit, saving the expense and loss of revenue of unscheduled drydocking.

Comments Off on Avoid Drydock and Off-hire Costs With Underwater Stern Tube Seal Repairs / 2nd February 2018

Green4Sea award

Water Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing System, COMPAC, Nominated for Green4Sea Award

Water lubricated propeller shaft bearing system, COMPAC, has been nominated for the 2018 Green4Sea Technical Award. The Green4Sea award is presented to those companies that have made a significant technological breakthrough or have made a significant contribution in any aspect of environmental maritime activity. 

Comments Off on Water Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing System, COMPAC, Nominated for Green4Sea Award / 26th January 2018

sterntube bearings

As More Sterntube Bearings Fail, Biodegradable EALS Come Under The Spotlight

While many ship operators consider the rise in use of environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL) a cure-all to meeting environmental regulations, particularly in waters where the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has regulated the use of mineral oils, their performance as a propeller shaft bearing lubricant has come under increasing scrutiny.

Comments Off on As More Sterntube Bearings Fail, Biodegradable EALS Come Under The Spotlight / 26th January 2018

hull coating

Cruiseship Dilemma Solved by Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed Hull Coating

Cruiseships, particularly when operating in warmer waters, can attract fouling organisms which create a bad impression – not only to passengers and prospective customers but to port operators. Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed coating is being presented as a cost-effective, environmentally-safe solution to the problems associated with maintaining cruiseship hulls in a pristine condition.

Comments Off on Cruiseship Dilemma Solved by Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed Hull Coating / 19th January 2018

propeller buffing

Revolutionary Propeller Buffing Technique Earns Hydrex an Award

Hydrex has been awarded the prestigious Energy Globe Award for 2017 from the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented to Hydrex CEO Boud van Rompay at the company’s Antwerp headquarters by Mrs Martina Madeo from the Austrian Embassy in Brussels in recognition of the company’s revolutionary propeller buffing technique.

Comments Off on Revolutionary Propeller Buffing Technique Earns Hydrex an Award / 18th January 2018

ballast water

Every B-QUA Ballast Water Monitoring Solution Will Come With Free Support and Training From Aqua-tools

Aqua-tools will provide a year’s worth of free training and support with every B-QUA ballast water monitoring solution. Benefiting shipowners, test labs, ballast water manufacturers and Port State Control Authorities that use aqua-tools’ B-QUA rapid ballast water monitoring kit.

Comments Off on Every B-QUA Ballast Water Monitoring Solution Will Come With Free Support and Training From Aqua-tools / 17th January 2018

SMM 2018

SMM 2018 From 4 to 7 September in Hamburg

SMM will once again represent the expertise of the maritime industry in its entirety. With more than 2000 exhibitors, including industrial shipyards, ship fittings and operation equipment manufacturers, marine engineering suppliers and firms, manufacturers and providers of communications and navigation systems, and plenty of other sectors within the industry will be meeting more than 50,000 international visitors.

Comments Off on SMM 2018 From 4 to 7 September in Hamburg / 12th January 2018

oil spill

Interspill Conference & Exhibition 2018 in London

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Global Maritime Forum

Global Maritime Forum’s Inaugural Annual Summit Awarded to Hong Kong

Hong Kong is chosen to host the Global Maritime Forum’s inaugural Annual Summit on 3-4 October 2018. The high-level meeting will convene key industry leaders with policymakers, experts, NGOs and other influential decision-makers and opinion shapers. Their task will be to share their ideas on the challenges facing the maritime industry and to develop practical proposals to optimise global seaborne trade, thereby increasing sustainable long term economic development and human wellbeing.

Comments Off on Global Maritime Forum’s Inaugural Annual Summit Awarded to Hong Kong / 5th January 2018

Posidonia 2018 in Greece

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Posidonia

Posidonia 2018 to Take Place at the Metropolitan Expo Centre in Athens, Greece, 4-8 June

Posidonia has long been established as a major calendar event of the shipping industry. Posidonia 2016 attracted the most influential personalities from the Greek and international shipping community, as well as the major companies and organisations active in all sectors of the shipping industry.

Comments Off on Posidonia 2018 to Take Place at the Metropolitan Expo Centre in Athens, Greece, 4-8 June / 29th December 2017

Interspill

Interspill 2018 Returns to London on 13-15 March

Interspill is the leading European oil spill exhibition and conference. They raise the potential issues that can happen in the event of future oil spills. Topics such as response and restoration, preparedness, and spill prevention.

Comments Off on Interspill 2018 Returns to London on 13-15 March / 29th December 2017

Cyber Security

Cyber Security: Digital Ship Cyber Resilience 2018

Building on the great response to the Maritime Cyber Resilience Forums in Rotterdam, Athens and Hamburg in 2017 we are pleased to confirm the next in our series: Digital Ship Cyber Resilience Rotterdam 15 February 2018 and Digital Ship Cyber Resilience Singapore 15 March 2018, during APM.

Comments Off on Cyber Security: Digital Ship Cyber Resilience 2018 / 22nd December 2017