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New Propeller Technology Developed for Reducing Underwater Radiated Noise

The patented Oscar PressurePoresÔ system reduces propeller tip vortex cavitation by applying a small number of strategically bored holes in the propeller blades.

Comments Off on New Propeller Technology Developed for Reducing Underwater Radiated Noise / 8th April 2019

Palau Maritime Partnership to Benefit Greece

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) and the Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association (HSSA) both operate from Piraeus in Greece and recently signed an agreement to strengthen the close ties between them to support HSSA’s member vessels operating short-sea shipping services.

Comments Off on Palau Maritime Partnership to Benefit Greece / 25th March 2019

EUR 22 Million Orders for Port, Cruise and RoPax Equipment Received By MacGregor

The orders were booked into Cargotec’s first quarter 2019 order intake, with the delivery of the MacGregor equipment planned to start during the first quarter 2020

Comments Off on EUR 22 Million Orders for Port, Cruise and RoPax Equipment Received By MacGregor / 24th March 2019

living underwater

Living Underwater: A Possibility?

For years people have looked up at the sky and wondered what it would be like to travel into space. The possibility of colonising another planet is exciting and fills us with a sense of immeasurable awe. But what if we turned our eyes a little closer to home?

1 Comment / 10th March 2019

Ahead of 2020, VeriFuel Urges Cooperation and Transparency Across The Marine Fuel Supply Chain

To mitigate the risks of an increasingly fragmented and complex bunkering marketplace, VeriFuel is calling on the industry to work together more effectively to find solutions that support the smooth transition to new fuels.

Comments Off on Ahead of 2020, VeriFuel Urges Cooperation and Transparency Across The Marine Fuel Supply Chain / 18th February 2019

Marine Fuel

Compelling Investment Case for LNG as a Marine Fuel Revealed in Independent Study

Peter Keller, Chairman, SEA\LNG, stated: “We commissioned this study from independent simulation and analytics expert Opsiana to support shipowners and operators in analysing their investment opportunities in an informed way, while simultaneously providing deeper analysis of the assumptions that go into the 2020 decision process.”

Comments Off on Compelling Investment Case for LNG as a Marine Fuel Revealed in Independent Study / 28th January 2019

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To Verify Ballast Water Treatment Systems Commissioning, MEPC73 Places Luminultra’s B-Qua in Pole Position

Until now, there was no requirement to prove that treated waters were compliant with the rules. Only a ballast water treatment plant’s electrical and automation systems and physical parameters were checked during the commissioning process.

Comments Off on To Verify Ballast Water Treatment Systems Commissioning, MEPC73 Places Luminultra’s B-Qua in Pole Position / 14th January 2019

ACO Marine to Meet Increased Demand for Stainless-steel Wastewater Treatment Products

ACO Marine Managing Director Mark Beavis explained the boom in the river cruise market is one of the main driving forces behind the ramp up in production.

Comments Off on ACO Marine to Meet Increased Demand for Stainless-steel Wastewater Treatment Products / 7th January 2019

New Dashboard for Optimum Cyber Monitoring Introduced by Naval Dome

The Naval Dome Dashboard collects and collates all the data captured by the company’s multi-award-winning Endpoint cyber protection system for use either at the company’s HQ or onboard the vessel itself, to provide the master or chief engineer with a complete picture of the ship’s cyber status.

Comments Off on New Dashboard for Optimum Cyber Monitoring Introduced by Naval Dome / 7th January 2019

MacGregor to Deliver Another Eight Complete Hatch Cover Sets to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

These build on contracts secured earlier this year to supply 18 hatch cover sets for the same series of containerships, bringing to 26 the total number of shipsets ordered by HMD from MacGregor during 2018.

Comments Off on MacGregor to Deliver Another Eight Complete Hatch Cover Sets to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard / 24th December 2018

wastewater treatment

Thordon Retrofits Solves Navenor’s Bearing Problems

Thordon Bearings has completed a range of water-lubricated and grease-free bearing installations to a third salt lugger in the Salinor/Navenor fleet, following the successful retrofitting of bearings to problematic newbuilds.

Comments Off on Thordon Retrofits Solves Navenor’s Bearing Problems / 3rd December 2018

Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Supporting Construction of Offshore Substation

The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, owned by Northland Power, will be an impressive wind farm with 33 turbines, situated 95 kilometres northwest of Germany’s Borkum Island.

Comments Off on Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen Supporting Construction of Offshore Substation / 26th November 2018

Norsepower To Accelerate Growth And Expansion With €3.6M Raised In New Equity Funding Round

With the funds raised, Norsepower, whose customers include Maersk Tankers, Viking, Line, and Bore, will be able to expand production of its Rotor Sails in Asia, as well as ramp-up its search for potential supplier partners within the region.

Comments Off on Norsepower To Accelerate Growth And Expansion With €3.6M Raised In New Equity Funding Round / 25th November 2018

lock entry assist system

Entry Lock Assist System by Wärtsilä Aids in Preventing Damage to Vessels and to Waterway Locks

The Wärtsilä system comes in response to the increasing size of vessels operating on these waters. When entering the locks along the seaway, the clearance for larger vessels is minimal, and the lock entry itself has become increasingly difficult.

Comments Off on Entry Lock Assist System by Wärtsilä Aids in Preventing Damage to Vessels and to Waterway Locks / 19th November 2018

hull cleaning

HullWiper In Partnership With SCAMP Expands Into Gibraltar

The agreement marks the latest expansion under HullWiper’s global leasing programme, introduced in 2017, to work with partners worldwide to offer ship owners and operators a cost-efficient, brush- and diver-free alternative to traditional hull cleaning methods that is friendly both to the environment and the bottom line.

Comments Off on HullWiper In Partnership With SCAMP Expands Into Gibraltar / 12th November 2018

ship registrations

Palau International Ship Registry Marks Its Presence In Dubai

Jamal S Khalil, General Manager, of Al Rafedain Marine Services signed the documents on the Palau stand at STMM to register two ships and was supported by Global Marine Consultants Group (GMCG) one of the valued partners of PISR and which helped facilitate the new signings.

Comments Off on Palau International Ship Registry Marks Its Presence In Dubai / 11th November 2018