Monthly Archives : August 2014

Marine Technologies

Planet Ocean Signs Partnering Agreement with ASV

Planet Ocean’s considerable experience with sensors, telemetry and asset tracking of all types will ensure that the capabilities of the C-Enduro vehicle are maximised.

No Comments / 31st August 2014

Zero Emission Cranes

Zero Emission: Eco cranes for Brazil

Super Terminals in Brazil, buying eco cranes from Kalmar of Finland. The E-One2 zero emission gantry cranes (RTGs) include an all-electric drive that produces no emissions or engine noise.

1 Comment / 30th August 2014

Seawork Asia Exhibition

Seawork Asia Marine Exhibition – Visitor Registration now live

Taking place at Shanghai’s premier exhibition centre, SWEECC, from 4-6 November, attendance at Seawork Asia will give the opportunity to meet with buyers and sellers to the Chinese commercial marine industry

1 Comment / 30th August 2014

Norway Acts To Protect Its Coastline From Oil Spill Disasters

Instead of watching helplessly as oil spills destroy the livelihood of its coastal communities, the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) is being proactive in its defence by investing in two ShipArrestor systems.

1 Comment / 27th August 2014

Sea Rescue

Maritime Safety Program For Rescuing People in Distress

Program for the Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration students provided by Swedish Maritime Administration.

2 Comments / 25th August 2014

Battling air pollution

Battling Air Pollution: Air Quality Monitoring For Faroe Islands

Two air quality monitoring stations are installed on Faroe islands to monitor the environment and provide air quality data to the public and other interested parties

2 Comments / 24th August 2014

Are You Safe?

Tampering of machinery space bilge water separators, oil content meters or the use of by-passes, so called magic pipes, is unfortunately still a very common occurrence on board vessels. The number of US prosecutions and heavy fines remain at a high level in spite…

1 Comment / 23rd August 2014

Becker Marine Systems At The SMM

A successful interaction of economically and environmentally effective product innovations. Efficiency and sustainability will be among the top issues at SMM 2014 in Hamburg, the world‘s leading trade fair for the maritime industry. With products such as the Becker Mewis Duct®, Becker Twisted Fin®…

No Comments / 22nd August 2014

Newbuild, Retrofit Or A Pioneering Mobile

Ballast Water Treatment -Damen Has BWT Solutions For Every Vessel Damen started to address the ballast water treatment challenge several years ago, investing in the development of its products and by employing specialists. Subsequently, Damen has established a Ballast Water Centre of Excellence at…

No Comments / 21st August 2014

The Green Award scheme: what, when and how

Established in 1994 in Rotterdam, with as the main objective promotion of safe and environmentally friendly operation of ships, the Green Award Foundation (GA) has grown into the quality mark that enjoys international recognition and support from major maritime organisations and maritime community.

2 Comments / 21st August 2014

TECHNOLOG – Main Challenges For The Application Of LNG

Article outlines the main challenges of LNG – i.e. competitiveness of the new ships with lowest slot costs during all operation periods,
lowest fuel costs considering stages of MARPOL IV regulations and deadlines on permissible NOX and SOX, as well as best Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) with lowest CO2 output.

2 Comments / 20th August 2014


Maritime Industry Skills To Be Boosted By Institute Of Export Training

The Institute of Export’s (IOE) courses will be taught at the Port Academy Liverpool. The courses are a part of a drive to increase careers in the maritime industry and are internationally accredited.

No Comments / 20th August 2014

Safety of Life At Sea: Neptune Provides Safe Port

An expert team from the Neptune Maritime Security head office and support centre performed exacting risk assessments before carrying out specialist training for security officers and senior personnel. The company delivered crisis management training to bolster ship safety at major ports in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

No Comments / 19th August 2014

UST Programme For Hatch Cover Weather tightness

Leaking hatch covers for many years have been the for cargo damage onboard dry cargo vessels and even today claims for wet damage remain one of the biggest concerns for ship owners, cargo interests and their insurers. According to various articles published approximately a third…

No Comments / 18th August 2014

Global Fight Against Corruption: WSS joins MACN

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has become a full member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) and will join the campaign to get rid of corruption in the maritime industry.

2 Comments / 18th August 2014

Elastec’s MediBurn May Play A Part In The Ebola Fight

Environmentally safe, compact, portable, and simple to use, MediBurn is a diesel-fueled incinerator for the disposal of infectious and pathological waste.

No Comments / 16th August 2014