Category : Innovation & technology

sterntube spill

Singapore Sterntube Spill Reduced by Hydrex Mobdock

Using its flexible mobdock technology, damaged aft sterntube seals can be quickly replaced underwater during a vessels port-stay, negating the need for costly drydocking.

Comments Off on Singapore Sterntube Spill Reduced by Hydrex Mobdock / 12th July 2017

radar systems

Two Indonesian Ports Have Chosen SharpEye™ Radar Technology

The second largest port in Indonesia, Surabaya has opted for the SBS-800-2. The centre of cargo distribution for East Java and a gateway to Eastern Indonesia, Surabaya is accessed from the North through the Madura strait, a 25-mile-long, 100m wide and 9.5m deep channel between East Java and Madura Island.

Comments Off on Two Indonesian Ports Have Chosen SharpEye™ Radar Technology / 7th July 2017

Kelvin Hughes

HENSOLDT Acquires Kelvin Hughes

Kelvin Hughes is delighted to announce it is to be acquired by HENSOLDT (formerly Airbus Defence Electronics) as a result of an agreement by its owners ECI Partners to sell its investment in the company. Completion of the transaction remains subject to regulatory clearances.

Comments Off on HENSOLDT Acquires Kelvin Hughes / 30th June 2017

wastewater treatment

Wastewater Treatment System: ACO Marine Supplies its 100th Clarimar MF

ACO Chile will supply the 100th unit, a Clarimar MF-3, for retrofit installation to Lautaro (ATF-67), a 1973-built 58.3m tugboat operated by the Armada de Chile. The contract marks a breakthrough for ACO Marine in Chile’s naval and commercial maritime sectors.

Comments Off on Wastewater Treatment System: ACO Marine Supplies its 100th Clarimar MF / 30th May 2017

Royal Canadian Navy to be supplied with Kelvin Hughes’ Downmast Submarine Radar

Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in maritime navigation and security surveillance radar, is delighted to announce that it will be supplying its SharpEye™ downmast submarine navigation radar in support of the Royal Canadian Navy’s sustainment program.

Comments Off on Royal Canadian Navy to be supplied with Kelvin Hughes’ Downmast Submarine Radar / 10th April 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.

Comments Off on Bibby WaveMaster 1 has been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati / 29th March 2017

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.

Comments Off on Norsepower, Maersk Tankers, Shell and ETI Collaborate for Wind Propulsion Technology Test / 17th March 2017

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.

Comments Off on SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management Systems to be Installed on South Korean Tankers / 17th March 2017

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.

Comments Off on New Drone Detection System Will be Launched by Kelvin Hughes / 8th March 2017

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.

Comments Off on Fluid Mechanics Becomes Part of L’Orange / 8th March 2017

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.

Comments Off on After Ten Years of Dredging, Thordon Composite Bearing is as Good as New / 1st March 2017

maritime radar

Kelvin Hughes is Set to Celebrate its 70th Anniversary of First Type-Approved Maritime Radar

Kelvin Hughes is celebrating 70 years of radar in 2017. In 1947 the first Type 1 radar was produced and installed on a new fishing trawler, the Type 1 then went on to be the first type approved radar, gaining its type approval certificate on 11th August 1948, the first radar to do so.

Comments Off on Kelvin Hughes is Set to Celebrate its 70th Anniversary of First Type-Approved Maritime Radar / 10th February 2017

radar system

Kelvin Hughes: New Information on its SBS-900-4 SharpEye™ radar system

Choosing the right radar sensor for a Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) or Coastal Surveillance application can be challenging and trying to balance the correct radar sensor technologies with budgetary restrictions, often leads to compromising on the radar frequency band selected (X or S-Band). Kelvin Hughes has addressed the problem with its development of the SBS-900-4.

Comments Off on Kelvin Hughes: New Information on its SBS-900-4 SharpEye™ radar system / 13th January 2017

underwater ship repair

Panama Canal Delay Averted by Fast Underwater Ship Repair

Hydrex Underwater Technology has assisted an excavation vessel hemorrhaging oil from a stern tube seal entangled with steel wire to pass safely through the Panama Canal.

Comments Off on Panama Canal Delay Averted by Fast Underwater Ship Repair / 4th January 2017

Waste Management Systems

Loipart Group: Waste Management Systems

The founders of A5 Marine Technologies AB have for many years been working with environmental development within the maritime and offshore sector with focus on ship-generated garbage and have as a forerunner earned a good reputation in the market when it comes to cost-effective, compliant solutions and environmental expertise.

Comments Off on Loipart Group: Waste Management Systems / 14th December 2016

smart shipping

Smart Shipping: Demand for Training in the Use of Shipboard IT Technologies Increased

There might be a need to bring the smart concept in the shipping industry, but group CEO of Elektrans Group, Capt. Michael P Elwert, is quick to admit that the slow-paced training, or the lack thereof, is costing the industry a new generation of seafarers. When asked if the industry is doing enough to train tech savvy newcomers, during the UAE Maritime Leaders’ Summit, Elwert bluntly said no. “A pure, pure answer to your question is no, we are not doing it well…I think it is something we [the industry] have to recognize we don’t do very well.”

No Comments / 9th November 2016