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Renewable Energy

Using Renewable Energy to Power the Ships

While other modes of transportation are quickly making their way to go green, naval transport is yet to introduce sustainability. That said, many projects around the world are being developed to make ships greener and help cut down on the carbon footprint they leave behind.

No Comments / 30th June 2021

Ardmore Shipping chooses Lean Marine’s FuelOpt to enhance fleet efficiency

Successful performance of Lean Marine’s FuelOpt™ on the Ardmore Sealion prompts Ardmore Shipping to equip the balance of its fleet with propulsion optimization technology to improve overall fleet efficiency GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN, MAY 18, 2021: Swedish propulsion optimization experts Lean Marine…

No Comments / 18th May 2021

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Wärtsilä Cargo Handling and Fuel Supply Systems again selected for Oriental Energy vessels

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 12 May 2021 at 10:00 AM EEST The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the Cargo Handling and LPG Fuel Supply Systems for two new very large gas carrier vessels (VLGC) being built for China-based Oriental Energy, a company mainly…

No Comments / 12th May 2021

bunker industry

West Indies Petroleum Partners with BP to Make a Difference in the Region

WIP enters into a long-term exclusive supply agreement with bp.

Comments Off on West Indies Petroleum Partners with BP to Make a Difference in the Region / 3rd February 2021

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

Kitsap

New 43m Contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry Service Signed by BMT

The custom design project will once again see the UK’s leading engineering design consultancy partner with US shipyard Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB) and will join the Kitsap Fast Ferry service in Seattle once completed. 

Comments Off on New 43m Contract for Kitsap Fast Ferry Service Signed by BMT / 15th July 2019

VARD Awards TMC to Supply Compressors for Viking Cruises

TMC’s scope of work is to deliver a complete marine compressed air system that consists of instrument air compressors and air dryers, to each of the two newbuild cruise ships.

Comments Off on VARD Awards TMC to Supply Compressors for Viking Cruises / 7th July 2019

hull cleaning

Hull Cleaning: Eco-friendly Hull Cleaning Solution Launched by HullWiper in Partnership With Immersub

The introduction of a safe and green hull cleaning solution supports the Mauritius Ports Authority ‘Green Port Concept’ for sustainable and eco-friendly port activities.

Comments Off on Hull Cleaning: Eco-friendly Hull Cleaning Solution Launched by HullWiper in Partnership With Immersub / 5th July 2019

Fuel Efficiency: Onboard Microgrid Launched by ABB to Help Smaller Vessels Optimize Fuel Efficiency

The newly launched Onboard Microgrid is based on the principles of ABB’s award-winning power distribution system Onboard DC Grid™ with the proven ability to enable up to 20% energy efficiency in larger vessels.

Comments Off on Fuel Efficiency: Onboard Microgrid Launched by ABB to Help Smaller Vessels Optimize Fuel Efficiency / 4th July 2019

VARD

Seawater Cooling Ordered By VARD For Newbuild Cable Layer

The Hydroniq Rack seawater cooler offers several operational and economic advantages compared with traditional plate heat exchangers. The system provides a simplified and short pipeline for seawater and has very low pressure loss which reduces energy consumption for seawater pumps and thus lower fuel consumption.

Comments Off on Seawater Cooling Ordered By VARD For Newbuild Cable Layer / 1st July 2019

TMC Has Decided to Set Up Office to Support Chinese Yards

The set-up of the office in Shanghai will follow the successful blueprint that TMC has implemented in Busan, South-Korea, and in Singapore, where dedicated local set-ups support the countries’ yards as well as local shipowners and operators.

Comments Off on TMC Has Decided to Set Up Office to Support Chinese Yards / 24th June 2019

Novenco X-Flow Water Mist System to be Retrofitted to Canada’s MCDV Fleet by Survitec

The Kingston-class of MCDVs, commissioned in the 1990s were designed with open case funnels which make the water mist system the ideal solution in this application.

Comments Off on Novenco X-Flow Water Mist System to be Retrofitted to Canada’s MCDV Fleet by Survitec / 22nd June 2019

Youssef Fenianos, Minister of Public Works and Transport, Inaugurates East Med Maritime Conference EMMC 2019

The conference’s opening included speeches for the prestigious figures participating at the event, mainly for President of the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) Dr. Ismail Abdel Ghafar Ismail, President of World Maritime University WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, and Minister Fenianos.

Comments Off on Youssef Fenianos, Minister of Public Works and Transport, Inaugurates East Med Maritime Conference EMMC 2019 / 20th June 2019

SURVITEC EXPANDS PORTFOLIO WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW HIGH-END DAVIT RANGE

A new range of davits designed to increase safety and reduce corrosion of critical parts has been introduced to the market by safety solutions specialist Survitec Engineered with its European-based partner, a company with more than 20 years’ experience in…

No Comments / 7th June 2019

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

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