Tag : Ship Safety

global maritime

Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2018: Industry is Not Prepared to Deal With Global Issues

The five issues that the maritime industry appears to be least prepared for are ‘cyber-attacks and data theft, ‘global economic crisis’, ‘geopolitical tension’, ‘air pollution’ and ‘governance failure’.

Comments Off on Global Maritime Issues Monitor 2018: Industry is Not Prepared to Deal With Global Issues / 3rd October 2018

Propeller Shaft Alignment

Thordon’s GSS Division: Propeller Shaft Alignment Added to Its Global Service Portfolio

The new addition completes the company’s service offering, providing shipowners with a one-stop-shop maintenance, installation and commissioning solution for Thordon’s entire product portfolio.

Comments Off on Thordon’s GSS Division: Propeller Shaft Alignment Added to Its Global Service Portfolio / 12th September 2018

COMPAC

Thordon Bearings COMPAC Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing System Guaranteed for Life

To date, the COMPAC bearing has been offered with a 15-year wear life guarantee, but with the development announced at the SMM 2018 trade show in Hamburg, Germany, Thordon, the global leader in seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings, is guaranteeing that its tough polymer bearings will not need to be replaced throughout a vessel’s operational life.

Comments Off on Thordon Bearings COMPAC Seawater Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing System Guaranteed for Life / 7th September 2018

crane refit

Major Crane Refit Completed at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Jack-up Brave Tern

Brave Tern, the 132-metre jack-up operated by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, has completed a major crane refit at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. The main operation was the insertion of a 20-metre section into the main boom of the 800-tonne crane, allowing it to reach a height of 120 metres. This upgrade now allows it to install and maintain the next generation of wind turbines.

Comments Off on Major Crane Refit Completed at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Jack-up Brave Tern / 22nd August 2018

shiprepair

Newport Shipping Has Signed Cooperation Agreements With Service Companies and Marine Equipment Suppliers

Recent agreements with hatch cover specialist Navitech, machinery specialist IngeJov, and ShipParts.com for turnkey spares supply, allows Newport Shipping to procure spare parts and deliver specialised services on behalf of its customers as part of the Group’s global shiprepair service offering.

Comments Off on Newport Shipping Has Signed Cooperation Agreements With Service Companies and Marine Equipment Suppliers / 15th August 2018

jw automarine

Typhoon International and JW Automarine to Sign Supply Agreement at Seawork 2018

Typhoon International, the world-leading manufacturer of drysuits and maritime workplace equipment, is signing a benchmark distribution agreement with JW Automarine at Seawork.

Comments Off on Typhoon International and JW Automarine to Sign Supply Agreement at Seawork 2018 / 2nd July 2018

newport shipping expansion

Newport Shipping Announces New Offices in Athens, New York and Shanghai

A key aspect of Newport Shipping Group’s expansion is to ensure that shipowners with operations in all the major maritime hubs have easy access to Newport Shipping’s unique ship repair and financing capabilities.

Comments Off on Newport Shipping Announces New Offices in Athens, New York and Shanghai / 6th June 2018

tailshaft conversion

Thordon Bearings Successful Oil-To-Water Conversion For Great Lakes Bulkers

The vessel’s steam propulsion plant was replaced with an energy efficient medium-speed diesel arrangement. Major works also included the removal and replacement of the vessels’ tailshaft, stern tube, propeller and hub.

Comments Off on Thordon Bearings Successful Oil-To-Water Conversion For Great Lakes Bulkers / 3rd June 2018

Ecospeed: Wash and Go

Most anti-fouling or foul-release coatings carry risks of damage to the environment or to the coatings themselves during cleaning. However, there is a system – Ecospeed – that lends itself to fast, effective cleaning.

Comments Off on Ecospeed: Wash and Go / 13th April 2018

hull repairs

Delays Kept at Bay Due to Repair Diversity

In Amsterdam, recently, Hydrex responded to an emergency call from a ship’s crew, requesting a permanent repair to a crack in the port side grey water tank of their 145m chemical tanker.

Comments Off on Delays Kept at Bay Due to Repair Diversity / 11th April 2018

Survey vessel

SeaZip and Deep to Jointly Operate a sophisticated ‘DP1 Ice Class Survery and ROV’ Vessel

From mid-April 2018, Harlingen-based SeaZip Offshore Service and Amsterdam-based Deep Hydrography & Geophysics will jointly operate a DP1 Ice Class Survey and ROV vessel.

Comments Off on SeaZip and Deep to Jointly Operate a sophisticated ‘DP1 Ice Class Survery and ROV’ Vessel / 16th March 2018

pipe work repairs

Increase in Scrubber Installations Correlate to Increase in Pipework Repairs

Diver/technicians from the underwater repair specialist recently carried out pipe replacements on 270m shuttle tankers where the wash water from the “scrubbed” exhaust gases had corroded the pipework, resulting in water ingress. Repairs to the tankers were carried out while the vessels were alongside and remaining in operation.

Comments Off on Increase in Scrubber Installations Correlate to Increase in Pipework Repairs / 16th February 2018

hull coating

Cruiseship Dilemma Solved by Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed Hull Coating

Cruiseships, particularly when operating in warmer waters, can attract fouling organisms which create a bad impression – not only to passengers and prospective customers but to port operators. Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed coating is being presented as a cost-effective, environmentally-safe solution to the problems associated with maintaining cruiseship hulls in a pristine condition.

Comments Off on Cruiseship Dilemma Solved by Subsea Industries’ Ecospeed Hull Coating / 19th January 2018

Scrubber outlets

Ecospeed Chosen to Protect Scrubber Outlets of Three New Vessels in China

Subsea Industries’ glass-flake, non-toxic hard coating Ecospeed has been chosen to protect the exhaust scrubber outlets of three newbuild container vessels building at a yard in Zhoushan, China.

Comments Off on Ecospeed Chosen to Protect Scrubber Outlets of Three New Vessels in China / 22nd December 2017

tidal data

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office to Give Ships Faster Access to New Tidal Data

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is introducing regular tidal data updates to ADMIRALTY TotalTide (ATT) as part of ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) Version 18 in December 2017.

Comments Off on United Kingdom Hydrographic Office to Give Ships Faster Access to New Tidal Data / 15th December 2017

hydrex

Hydrex Repairs Crack in Chemical Tanker Without Delaying the Vessel

Hydrex recently carried out a repair to a crack in the port side grey water tank of a 145m chemical tanker. The damage was permanently repaired by Hydrex technicians, using an insert, during the vessel’s routine port call in Amsterdam.

Comments Off on Hydrex Repairs Crack in Chemical Tanker Without Delaying the Vessel / 15th December 2017