Category : Innovation & technology

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).

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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