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intellitug

IntelliTug Project: Big Step Towards Reality for the Autonomous Harbour Tug

Following the successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbour tug ‘PSA Polaris’, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions.

Comments Off on IntelliTug Project: Big Step Towards Reality for the Autonomous Harbour Tug / 10th November 2019

New Seafarers Happiness Report Shows Positivity Across The Shipping Industry

The index, undertaken by The Mission to Seafarers and supported by leading P&I insurer the Shipowners’ Club, is a gauge for measuring the feelings and experiences of seafarers across the global maritime industry.

Comments Off on New Seafarers Happiness Report Shows Positivity Across The Shipping Industry / 8th November 2019

HST Harri

Third Fast Crew Supplier 2710, HST Harri, Delivered by Damen to High Speed Transfers

The HST Harri is booked to start immediately on a five-year contract in the North Sea with wind farm operator MHI Vestas, where her duties will include delivering personnel and equipment to multiple sites.

Comments Off on Third Fast Crew Supplier 2710, HST Harri, Delivered by Damen to High Speed Transfers / 5th November 2019

offshore wind farm

BUMAX Wins Large Order for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm

BUMAX won the order to supply stainless studs, nuts and washers for the 219 MW “Northwester 2” offshore wind power plants thanks to its capability to provide high strength fasteners with excellent corrosion resistance that are suitable for extremely challenging North Sea conditions.

Comments Off on BUMAX Wins Large Order for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm / 3rd November 2019

damen rsv

Seafast Marine’s RSV Isle of Jura Named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

The RSV was commissioned by Seafast Marine for use in the offshore and onshore wind industries. As a business based in Ross-shire in Scotland, Seafast Marine was happy to see it painted in the colours of the country’s Saint Andrew’s flag.

Comments Off on Seafast Marine’s RSV Isle of Jura Named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld / 1st November 2019

Climate Change - Polar Bear

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report Is Out and Here’s What We Learned From It

We’ve seen disasters destroy towns and animal populations vanish because of the effects of climate change—and the worse is, this is only the beginning. For many years, we’ve watched as the earth’s temperature continues to rise causing the ice caps…

No Comments / 29th October 2019

climate change

Climate Change Is Driving Plankton Towards the Poles

None of us were prepared for what climate change would bring to the world. More than 7,000 years ago, the last ice age ended abruptly signaling the beginning of the modern climate era.

No Comments / 28th October 2019

Coral Reefs

These Restoration Projects for Coral Reefs Prove That It’s Not Too Late Yet

The last 30 years has seen the death of 50% of the world’s coral reefs and up to 90% may die in the next century including 29 reefs with World Heritage sites.

No Comments / 25th October 2019

FMSI and Clean Marine AS Announce Intention to Merge

The Merger will better position Clean Marine to fulfil the needs of its customers and meet the rising demand for EGCS following the implementation of the new limits on sulphur emissions that come into effect on January 1, 2020.

Comments Off on FMSI and Clean Marine AS Announce Intention to Merge / 25th October 2019

ship recycling

Bureau Veritas Solutions: The Industry Should Embrace the Benefits of Ship Recycling Best Practices

BVS, with a network of trained experts world-wide, provides ship owners, ship managers and ship recycling facilities with a full scope of services to support compliance.

Comments Off on Bureau Veritas Solutions: The Industry Should Embrace the Benefits of Ship Recycling Best Practices / 18th October 2019

Global Wind Propulsion Service Network to Strengthen as Norsepower Signs Service Agreeement with Wärtsilä

With the growth of Norsepower’s manufacturing capacity and increased global demand for its Rotor Sails, the collaboration will help the organisation work at scale and further strengthen its customer service offering in cooperation with Wärtsilä’s global supplier network.

Comments Off on Global Wind Propulsion Service Network to Strengthen as Norsepower Signs Service Agreeement with Wärtsilä / 17th October 2019

seawater cooling

Frame Agreement Signed by PSA Marine with Hydroniq Coolers

Under the frame agreement, which is valid for two years, Hydroniq Coolers will supply its Pleat seawater cooler to any new vessels in PSA Marine’s fleet.

Comments Off on Frame Agreement Signed by PSA Marine with Hydroniq Coolers / 16th October 2019

plastic waste

Plastic Waste: Research Says That Our Plastic Waste Is Harming Sharks and Rays

The problem with plastic waste has long been a cause of debate for many countries around the world. But while several efforts have been made to help lessen the world’s waste, hundreds of sharks and rays are still dying.

No Comments / 11th October 2019

marine pollution

Marine Pollution: What’s Really Causing It?

According to studies, the leading causes of ocean pollution include industrial waste, sewage, thermal pollution and nuclear waste.

No Comments / 10th October 2019

AecorLink AB Awarded Contract by Viking Line to Deliver High-speed Broadband

The demand for fast broadband is constantly increasing and with this new project it will satisfy the present and the future demand for the ferry operator itself, its guests and the crew.

Comments Off on AecorLink AB Awarded Contract by Viking Line to Deliver High-speed Broadband / 4th October 2019

TMC to Supply Marine Compressed Air System to Liza Unity FPSO

Under the contract, TMC will provide a large compressed air system consisting of frequency-controlled instrument air compressors, air compressors, and associated air dryers and filters.

Comments Off on TMC to Supply Marine Compressed Air System to Liza Unity FPSO / 30th September 2019