Category : Innovation & technology

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

sustainable shipping solutions

Skoon Energy and Damen Sign Agreement for Sustainable Shipping Solutions Advancement

The agreement combines Damen’s 90 years of experience with the dynamism of a new start-up, founded in 2017, by Daan Geldermans and Peter Paul van Voorst, two students of the Delft University of Technology.

Comments Off on Skoon Energy and Damen Sign Agreement for Sustainable Shipping Solutions Advancement / 27th Jul 2018

compressors

TMC Compressors for Joines Act Vessels

TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has signed a contract to supply complete marine compressed air systems for two LNG-fueled containerships being constructed at Keppel AmFELS that will join the Pasha Hawaii fleet.

Comments Off on TMC Compressors for Joines Act Vessels / 22nd Jun 2018

smart ships

SMART Ships Are The Future

SMART ships will continue to be the driving force for the new decade as technology puts the control and management of shipping onto a new level and there is no stopping this and nor should there be, according to Panos Kirnidis, CEO of Palau International Ship Registry (PISR).

Comments Off on SMART Ships Are The Future / 14th Jun 2018

shipping technology

Posidonia 2018: Experts Agree Shipping Lags Behind in New Tech Adoption

The evolution of shipping from the first to the third industrial revolutions, and from using wind, steam and compasses to oil and satellites, required generations of development, yet it seems that the shipping world today is faced with a revolution which is unfolding with a breakneck speed due to the accelerating advent of new technologies such as the Internet of Things and robotics.

Comments Off on Posidonia 2018: Experts Agree Shipping Lags Behind in New Tech Adoption / 7th Jun 2018

Dry dock

Dye’s Dry Dock: Innovative Modular Floating System for Marine Repairs

This drydock is environmentally pure when draped properly. Air is pulled from work chamber with blowers, air is then pushed through air filter system and goes back to atmosphere. The decks are sealed water tight, nothing gets into waterway, no air or water pollution.

Comments Off on Dye’s Dry Dock: Innovative Modular Floating System for Marine Repairs / 9th Mar 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 Feb 2018

Kelvin Hughes Launches its New Electronic Chart Display and Information System

Kelvin Hughes is pleased to announce the launch of its latest Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) which is type approved to meet the latest International Hydrographic Office (IHO) and International Maritime Organisation (IMO) standards.

Comments Off on Kelvin Hughes Launches its New Electronic Chart Display and Information System / 8th Sep 2017

Autonomous Launch and Recovery Demonstrated by Planet Ocean & ASV

The demonstration, in front of invited guests from the project partners, Planet Ocean, National Oceanography Centre, ASV Ltd, University of Southampton and funders Innovate UK and Dstl took place on a sunny July day in the Solent.

Comments Off on Autonomous Launch and Recovery Demonstrated by Planet Ocean & ASV / 9th Aug 2017

Damen: VOS Start W2W Vessel Departs

The 80m VOS Start arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for the installation of a motion-compensated gangway system – the first of its kind – by Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth, the extended installation of a Kongsberg reference system (including a ‘windfarm module’), and an active heave-compensated crane from SMST.

Comments Off on Damen: VOS Start W2W Vessel Departs / 4th Aug 2017

London International Shipping Week

London International Shipping Week September 2017

During the week of 11-15 September, 2017 LISW17 will feature over 140 networking opportunities and industry functions in London, attended by leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry.

Comments Off on London International Shipping Week September 2017 / 4th Aug 2017

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 Jul 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 Jul 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 Jun 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