Monthly Archives : Jan 2018

Green4Sea award

Water Lubricated Propeller Shaft Bearing System, COMPAC, Nominated for Green4Sea Award

Water lubricated propeller shaft bearing system, COMPAC, has been nominated for the 2018 Green4Sea Technical Award. The Green4Sea award is presented to those companies that have made a significant technological breakthrough or have made a significant contribution in any aspect of environmental maritime activity. 

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sterntube bearings

As More Sterntube Bearings Fail, Biodegradable EALS Come Under The Spotlight

While many ship operators consider the rise in use of environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL) a cure-all to meeting environmental regulations, particularly in waters where the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has regulated the use of mineral oils, their performance as a propeller shaft bearing lubricant has come under increasing scrutiny.

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The Last Ocean – save the Ross Sea

Californian ecologist David Ainley has been traveling to the Ross Sea to study this unique ecosystem for more than thirty years. He has written scientific papers describing it as a ‘living laboratory’.

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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.

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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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ballast water

Every B-QUA Ballast Water Monitoring Solution Will Come With Free Support and Training From Aqua-tools

Aqua-tools will provide a year’s worth of free training and support with every B-QUA ballast water monitoring solution. Benefiting shipowners, test labs, ballast water manufacturers and Port State Control Authorities that use aqua-tools’ B-QUA rapid ballast water monitoring kit.

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SMM 2018

SMM 2018 From 4 to 7 September in Hamburg

SMM will once again represent the expertise of the maritime industry in its entirety. With more than 2000 exhibitors, including industrial shipyards, ship fittings and operation equipment manufacturers, marine engineering suppliers and firms, manufacturers and providers of communications and navigation systems, and plenty of other sectors within the industry will be meeting more than 50,000 international visitors.

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Global Maritime Forum

Global Maritime Forum’s Inaugural Annual Summit Awarded to Hong Kong

Hong Kong is chosen to host the Global Maritime Forum’s inaugural Annual Summit on 3-4 October 2018. The high-level meeting will convene key industry leaders with policymakers, experts, NGOs and other influential decision-makers and opinion shapers. Their task will be to share their ideas on the challenges facing the maritime industry and to develop practical proposals to optimise global seaborne trade, thereby increasing sustainable long term economic development and human wellbeing.

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Posidonia 2018 in Greece

Posidonia 2018 at the Metropolitan Expo, Athens Greece.

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