Tag : Innovation and Technology

viking grace

Viking Grace Sets Sail

The M/S Viking Grace sets sail on her first voyage as the only passenger ship in the world equipped with a Rotor Sail to harness wind power for propulsion. Developed by Finnish clean technology and engineering company Norsepower Oy Ltd., the Rotor Sail Solution will cut fuel consumption and reduce carbon emissions by up to 900 tonnes annually.

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ballast water treatment system

SeaCURE® Ballast Water Treatment System Nominated for Green Technology Award

Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCURE® Ballast Water Treatment system has been nominated in the technology category of the GST & Shipping2030 Europe Conference and Awards, which takes place in Copenhagen later this month.

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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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digital shipping

Digitalisation in Shipping to be Highlighted at The Maritime CIO Forum 2018 in Cyprus

Revolutionary concepts, plus the evolution and advancement of existing platforms, are providing unparalleled growth opportunities for shipping (including related transport and supply chain infrastructure).

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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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propeller buffing

Revolutionary Propeller Buffing Technique Earns Hydrex an Award

Hydrex has been awarded the prestigious Energy Globe Award for 2017 from the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented to Hydrex CEO Boud van Rompay at the company’s Antwerp headquarters by Mrs Martina Madeo from the Austrian Embassy in Brussels in recognition of the company’s revolutionary propeller buffing technique.

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Posidonia 2018 in Greece

Posidonia 2018 at the Metropolitan Expo, Athens Greece.

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Posidonia

Posidonia 2018 to Take Place at the Metropolitan Expo Centre in Athens, Greece, 4-8 June

Posidonia has long been established as a major calendar event of the shipping industry. Posidonia 2016 attracted the most influential personalities from the Greek and international shipping community, as well as the major companies and organisations active in all sectors of the shipping industry.

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maritime industry

SMM Maritime Industry Report: The Industry is Looking to the Future With Confidence

For the first time in its history, Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH has conducted a large-scale study asking exhibitors and visitors of the leading global trade fair for the maritime industry to give their assessment of the sector’s economic and technological development.

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navy submarine

Pakistan Navy Submarine upgrades to SharpEye™ radar

Following the announcement in February 2017 that Kelvin Hughes will be supplying the SharpEye™ Doppler submarine radar system to the mid-life upgrade program for the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B-class (also known as the Khalid class diesel electric attack submarine), the order for the next submarine in this program has been placed.

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Navy Frigate

Philippine Navy Frigate Acquisition Project Supplied SharpEye™ Radar Systems by Kelvin Hughes

Kelvin Hughes, London, October 2017 – The Philippine Navy Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) was awarded to HHI in October 2016 to build two 2,600 ton frigates for hand over starting in 2020. Kelvin Hughes has announced it is to supply HHI two SharpEye™ navigation radars along with multifunction bridge radar displays for the Philippine Navy FAP.

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verifavia

Verifavia Certifies VAF Instruments’ Award-Winning IVY® System

Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector, announced that it has fully certified VAF Instruments’ IVY® Propulsion Performance Management system against the European Union’s (EU) Monitoring Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation requirements.  

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sonar systems

Planet Ocean Ltd Announces Agreement With Marine Sonic Technology for Cost Effective CHIRP Sonar Systems

Marine Sonic Technology is part of the ATLAS North America group of companies, and specialise in cost effective high resolution imaging sonar systems for defence, first responder and commercial use. Offering both towed and integrated systems using advanced adaptive CHIRP technology.

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Digital Ship’s Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam 26 September

Shipping is waking up to a new age where digitalisation is re-shaping the world and creating increased opportunity for development and innovation. Revolutionary concepts plus the evolution and advancement of existing platforms are providing unparalleled growth opportunities for shipping and related transport and supply chain infrastructure.

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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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