Monthly Archives : Sep 2018

bio-sea

BIO-SEA Ballast Water Treatment System Successfully Installed Aboard CMA CGM Flagship

The vessel, one of the largest containerships to be built by Hanjin Heavy Industries’ yard in the Philippines, and the largest to fly the French flag, was christened in Le Havre earlier this month by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, and the Minister in charge of Transport, Elisabeth Borne.

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marine software

Volaris Group Acquires Helm Operations

Leading marine operations software company Helm Operations announced that it has been acquired by Toronto-based Volaris Group Inc. (“Volaris”). Volaris specializes in strengthening and growing technology companies and is a leader in the marine software space.

Comments Off on Volaris Group Acquires Helm Operations / 20th Sep 2018

bunker delivery

BLOC and GoodFuels Marine Announce World’s First Bunker Delivery Using Blockchain Tech

GoodFuels Marine, the world’s first supplier of sustainable low carbon marine fuels, and blockchain technology and governance experts Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC), have successfully completed the world’s first bunker delivery and transaction using blockchain technology.

Comments Off on BLOC and GoodFuels Marine Announce World’s First Bunker Delivery Using Blockchain Tech / 19th Sep 2018

connect

More Than 3000 Vessels Subscribing to Helm CONNECT

Leading marine software company, Helm Operations, announced that it now has more than 3000 vessels subscribing to Helm CONNECT, its industry-leading maintenance, compliance, personnel, and vessel operations software. This achievement highlights the incredibly rapid growth of demand for the software platform, which was officially released just 24 months ago.

Comments Off on More Than 3000 Vessels Subscribing to Helm CONNECT / 17th Sep 2018

Autonomous Shipping

ABB Paving the Way Towards Autonomous Shipping With the Launch of Next Generation DP System

With its user-centric design, ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control reduces the workload on automating navigational tasks and allows bridge officers to focus holistically on the overall control and positioning of the ship. The system integrates seamlessly with existing onboard equipment and ensures ease of installation and maintenance, adding significant “bridge-to-propeller” value for the shipowners.

Comments Off on ABB Paving the Way Towards Autonomous Shipping With the Launch of Next Generation DP System / 14th Sep 2018

Internet of Things

Major New Internet of Things (IoT) Service Unveiled For the Shipping Industry By Inmarsat

Developed in partnership with Danelec Marine, Fleet Data will record data from the onboard Voyage Data Recorder (VDR), and other vessel sensors, pre-process that data, and upload it to a central (cloud-based) database equipped with a dashboard and Application Process Interface (API).

Comments Off on Major New Internet of Things (IoT) Service Unveiled For the Shipping Industry By Inmarsat / 13th Sep 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 Sep 2018

Development Index

Dubai Selected as One of the World’s Top Five Hubs in the International Shipping Centre Development Index

acked by legal and legislative excellence, Dubai is known for its advanced infrastructure, world-class maritime and logistics capabilities–a competitive environment conducive to trade, business and investment, and innovative free zones that match the world’s best.

Comments Off on Dubai Selected as One of the World’s Top Five Hubs in the International Shipping Centre Development Index / 10th Sep 2018

Ballast Water Treatment Systems

Ballast Water Treatment Systems: Gibdock Completes Complex Retrofit

Underlining its capabilities in this field, Gibdock has just completed a complex ballast water treatment system retrofit onboard the 179m, 34,500dwt bulk carrier Zambesi.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Treatment Systems: Gibdock Completes Complex Retrofit / 9th Sep 2018

Seatrade Maritime Middle East 29-31 October 2018 Dubai

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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 Sep 2018

Wastewater Treatment Systems: River Cruise Sector Embraces ACO Marine

With a low-height design and capacity to treat the waste streams generated from up to 250 persons, the ACO Maripur is available in modular sections to allow easier access to the installation site using existing access routes, reducing the requirement to cut a hole in the ship’s side.

Comments Off on Wastewater Treatment Systems: River Cruise Sector Embraces ACO Marine / 6th Sep 2018

green ship propulsion systems

New Member Added to the Siship BlueDrive Family: Siship BlueDrive Eco

The Siship BlueDrive topology is based on DC technology and offers a wide range of benefits such as continuously reliable operation, a leaner design due to fewer components, an extended life cycle and fuel savings.

Comments Off on New Member Added to the Siship BlueDrive Family: Siship BlueDrive Eco / 5th Sep 2018

cargo loading

New Crane Device ‘YawSTOP’ to Cut Loading Time of Shipping Cargo

While dynamic positioning systems automatically maintains a vessel’s position despite wind and currents, and heave compensated cranes adjust for wave and roll, rotation control of suspended cargo is frequently handled by vessel or harbour crew with taglines attached to the corners of the load. This is a highly inefficient method to load and unload goods and equipment, and also represents a significant HSE-risk.

Comments Off on New Crane Device ‘YawSTOP’ to Cut Loading Time of Shipping Cargo / 4th Sep 2018