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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.

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

ballast water treatment

Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment System Selected for Antarctic Research Vessel

After careful evaluation, Damen Green Solutions has designed a ballast water management system (BWMS) for the Government of Australia’s next-generation Antarctic Supply and Research Vessel (ASRV). This is a significant decision given the arduous conditions in which the vessel will be operating and the pristine nature of the waters surrounding the continent and its ice shelves.

Comments Off on Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment System Selected for Antarctic Research Vessel / 6th September 2017

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Ballast Water: Evoqua SeaCURE® System Completes USCG Type Approval Tests

SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests.

Comments Off on Ballast Water: Evoqua SeaCURE® System Completes USCG Type Approval Tests / 16th August 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 August 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 August 2017

Hull Biofouling: Subsea Industries Welcomes Tau Research

According to recent research published by Tel Aviv University’s School of Zoology, half the ships passing along the Mediterranean coast of Israel are carrying invasive ascidians, presenting a global threat to ecosystems around the world.

Comments Off on Hull Biofouling: Subsea Industries Welcomes Tau Research / 19th July 2017

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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

Young Entrepreneur Award

Young Entrepreneur Award Scooped by Norsepower CEO Tuomas Riski

Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading provider of low-maintenance, software operated, and data verified auxiliary wind propulsion systems, today announced that its CEO Tuomas Riski is this year’s recipient of the ‘Young Entrepreneur Award’.

Comments Off on Young Entrepreneur Award Scooped by Norsepower CEO Tuomas Riski / 31st May 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

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Vessel Retrofit Finance Offered by Norwegians

The Norwegian export credit agency Export Credit Norway has assembled a specialised team and tailor-made financing solution to support vessel owners who need to retrofit equipment such as gas exhaust cleaning systems, ballast water treatment systems and new coating systems.

Comments Off on Vessel Retrofit Finance Offered by Norwegians / 26th May 2017

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Greek Minister: Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business

Speaking at the opening day of the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, Greek Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Panagiotis Kouroumplis, said that Greece is prepared to launch a concessions campaign in order to encourage international cruise liners operating in Greece to invest in relevant infrastructure projects.

Comments Off on Greek Minister: Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business / 25th May 2017

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Wastewater Management: Designers Should Not Treat Water Treatment as an Afterthought

Providing an overview of the technical challenges faced when designing and building systems for prestigious projects, such as mega yachts, offshore and naval vessels, Beavis said that while water treatment is a ‘mission critical’ component to operations, it is, in reality, “an afterthought” for naval architects involved in the design and construction of arguably the world’s most prestigious and innovative vessels.

Comments Off on Wastewater Management: Designers Should Not Treat Water Treatment as an Afterthought / 24th May 2017

Natural Gas

Use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the Maritime Industries

With the call to fight against climate change and all the efforts to go green, there’s a need for the maritime industry to look beyond conventional fuels. This is especially true with environmental regulations becoming stricter than ever.

No Comments / 17th May 2017

EU Monitoring

Oldendorff Appoints Verifavia for EU Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Regulation.

Verifavia Shipping will provide EU MRV services to Oldendorff, including the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon emission reports according to the ISO 14065 standard and regulation 757/2015.

Comments Off on Oldendorff Appoints Verifavia for EU Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Regulation. / 17th May 2017