liquefied natural gas

Three New Members Welcomed by SEA\LNG to Grow its Reach and Experience

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, announced the addition of three new members to the coalition. All representing key aspects of the LNG value chain, Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine Energy, and Gas Natural Fenosa have joined SEA\LNG to break down the barriers to LNG uptake and assure its vital role as a clean and economically viable alternative to traditional bunker fuels.

Comments Off on Three New Members Welcomed by SEA\LNG to Grow its Reach and Experience / 17th February 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

RRS Sir David Attenborough

RRS Sir David Attenborough: Cammell Laird Has Selected Ecospeed Hull Protection System

The shipbuilder awarded a coatings contract to Subsea Industries, a pioneer in non-toxic hard-coatings, based on the unrivalled performance of its Ecospeed hull coating system on the Royal Research Ships Ernest Shackleton and James Clark Ross.

Comments Off on RRS Sir David Attenborough: Cammell Laird Has Selected Ecospeed Hull Protection System / 9th February 2017

ballast water treatment

Ballast Water Treatment: Evoqua SeaCURE® System to be Built by Hai Cheung Under Licence

Hai Cheung will initially support Chinese shipyards with the supply and service of Evoqua’s SeaCURE BWMS. In a second phase of the agreement, the Hong Kong-based engineering company will then produce the SeaCURE system under licence to facilitate demand from Chinese yards.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Treatment: Evoqua SeaCURE® System to be Built by Hai Cheung Under Licence / 7th February 2017

fuel treatment

New Investment Committed by ADERCO in the UK for a Stronger Maritime Future

Peter Stevenson now leads Aderco Ltd from their new offices in Hampshire with additional staffing levels to provide a best-in-class service. The company will also serve as a reporting line for the company’s worldwide network of distributorships. Peter Stevenson joined Aderco from Simplex-Turbulo earlier this year and is now beginning the next phase of the planned company strategy.

Comments Off on New Investment Committed by ADERCO in the UK for a Stronger Maritime Future / 4th February 2017

ballast water

Hull Biofouling Potentially More Damaging to The Environment Than Ballast Water Transfer

The entry into force of the Ballast Water Convention this September will not prevent the transfer of invasive aquatic species (IAS) unless there is mandatory legislation in place to prevent biofouling on ships’ hulls.

Comments Off on Hull Biofouling Potentially More Damaging to The Environment Than Ballast Water Transfer / 18th January 2017

Hydrex Underwater Technologies

Hydrex Underwater Technologies Steers Tanker Clear of Trouble

A 7,071dwt tanker was manoeuvring in the port of Antwerp when it experienced a steering gear problem. The vessel managed to safely berth alongside and carry out cargo operations but emergency repairs where needed before the vessel could continue.

Comments Off on Hydrex Underwater Technologies Steers Tanker Clear of Trouble / 13th January 2017

emission reduction rules

Enforcement of Emission Reduction Rules Will Start at Major Ports in China

Last year, three emission-controlled areas were established in China – the Yangtze River delta, Bohai Bay, and the Pearl River Delta. All vessels entering or operating within these parts are subject to the new regulations which specify that they must use fuel with low-sulfur content while berthed at major ports found within the specified areas.

No Comments / 13th January 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

NOFI Current Buster

Shipping lenders in Germany will continue to feel the pressure in 2017

For the shipping lenders in Germany the year 2016 was devastating with loan portfolio sales and bank-driven vessel sales reaching rock bottom. But 2017 is unlikely to be better because major players will continue to keep their balance sheets de-risked. Some…

No Comments / 9th 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

Wastewater treatment

Wastewater Treatment Solutions: ACO Marine’s Projects in Canada Will be Supported by Marine and Offshore

Ontario-based Marine and Offshore (MAO) Canada will provide sales and technical support across ACO Marine’s range of products, including the MEPC227(64) compliant Clarimar MF and Maripur NF biological sewage treatment plants.

Comments Off on Wastewater Treatment Solutions: ACO Marine’s Projects in Canada Will be Supported by Marine and Offshore / 14th December 2016

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

Ecoshield

Cavitation Bubble Burst by Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield?

The decision to apply Subsea Industries’ award-winning Ecoshield hard coating to rudders and thrusters is paying dividends, with a number of shipowners noticing zero cavitation damage and failure compared to equipment coated with other protective systems.

Comments Off on Cavitation Bubble Burst by Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield? / 14th December 2016