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Tiltable Rotor Sail

First Tiltable Rotor Sail Installation Unveiled by Norsepower with Sea-cargo Agreement

The agreement heralds the installation of the world’s first tiltable Rotor Sail, showcasing the innovative design adaptations that can be made for individual vessel requirements.

Comments Off on First Tiltable Rotor Sail Installation Unveiled by Norsepower with Sea-cargo Agreement / 1st July 2020

Mission to Seafarers

The Mission to Seafarers: Support From RightShip to Protect Shipping’s Most Valuable Asset

Although many countries are starting to ease COVID-19 restrictions, and despite vigorous efforts by the shipping industry, many crew remain trapped on vessels as a result of transit difficulties.

Comments Off on The Mission to Seafarers: Support From RightShip to Protect Shipping’s Most Valuable Asset / 24th June 2020

Shipyard Famagusta

Shipyard Famagusta: Planning to Increase New Builds Next Year

Engineer Çağla İzkan at Famagusta Shipyard said that another project plan for the year ahead is increasing the company’s new build work, in its continuous efforts to assist its clients at all times.

Comments Off on Shipyard Famagusta: Planning to Increase New Builds Next Year / 22nd June 2020

Productivity in the Ocean

Understanding Primary Productivity in the Ocean, by Ben Goymer

A combination of both light and nutrients are essential for phytoplankton to sustain their growth. Without the supply of nutrients from the lower layers of the ocean, phytoplankton cannot photosynthesise and maintain their biomass in the sun-lit upper layers of the ocean.

Comments Off on Understanding Primary Productivity in the Ocean, by Ben Goymer / 22nd June 2020

seawater cooling

Myklebust Awards Hydroniq a Contract to Deliver a Hull-integrated Seawater Cooling System

Hydroniq Coolers has previously supplied the marine cooling system to the two Sølvtrans vessels, Ronja Ocean and Ronia Diamond, both of which were built at Myklebust Verft, plus the third Sølvtrans newbuild, Ronja Vest, which is currently under construction.

Comments Off on Myklebust Awards Hydroniq a Contract to Deliver a Hull-integrated Seawater Cooling System / 17th June 2020

Re-Fire

Re-Fire Fuel Cells: DNV GL Grants eCap Mobility “Approval in Principle” for Maritime Application

The first milestone of this partnership was reached in May 2020 by achieving the “Approval in Principle“ through the international classification society DNV GL for a concept of maritime Re-Fire fuel cell application.

Comments Off on Re-Fire Fuel Cells: DNV GL Grants eCap Mobility “Approval in Principle” for Maritime Application / 17th June 2020

fuel efficiency

Micro-bubble Carpet Developed by UK Tech Exporter to be Used by US Vessels to Glide Through the Ocean

The Silverstream® System, a type of Air Lubrication System (ALS), pumps tiny bubbles through vents on the hull to reduce friction between the vessel and the water, helping it glide through the ocean.

Comments Off on Micro-bubble Carpet Developed by UK Tech Exporter to be Used by US Vessels to Glide Through the Ocean / 12th June 2020

biofuel trials

Sea Transport Decarbonisation: BMW Group Joins UECC and GoodShipping in Further Biofuel Trials

By covering the fuel premium for a biofuel volume corresponding to BMW Group’s freight that will be shipped on the Autosky during the trial period, BMW Group will be able to claim a CO2 emission reduction of 80 to 90% for these shipments, totalling more than 400 tonnes of carbon.

Comments Off on Sea Transport Decarbonisation: BMW Group Joins UECC and GoodShipping in Further Biofuel Trials / 11th June 2020

climate impact

Climate Change: New Recycling Recommendations

Paperboard packaging with a thin plastic barrier is an ideal compromise which combines paperboard’s stiffness for the construction with plastic’s impermeability for such purposes as a longer food lifespan.

Comments Off on Climate Change: New Recycling Recommendations / 10th June 2020

endangered marine mammals

While the World Is On a Standstill, Marine Life Has a Chance to Recover

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit the world, almost everything has been temporarily closed down to protect the people from contracting the virus. For the first time since the war, commercial fishing has also been disrupted with ships and boats tied…

No Comments / 30th May 2020

marine compressed air system

Jiangnan Shipyard Orders Marine Compressed Air System For Two VLECs

According to Jiangnan Shipyard, the two vessels are amongst the largest VLECs ever ordered.

Comments Off on Jiangnan Shipyard Orders Marine Compressed Air System For Two VLECs / 23rd May 2020

planet ocean

Planet Ocean Ltd Announces Signing Of An Exclusive Distribution Agreement With SIDUS Solutions LLC

Planet Ocean will be providing pre and post-sales support and first level service from their Camberley Surrey base.

Comments Off on Planet Ocean Ltd Announces Signing Of An Exclusive Distribution Agreement With SIDUS Solutions LLC / 22nd May 2020

cyber security classification

Cyber Security Classification For New LNG Carrier ‘Elisa Larus’ by Bureau Veritas

The new vessel has been awarded a Bureau Veritas cyber security notation.

Comments Off on Cyber Security Classification For New LNG Carrier ‘Elisa Larus’ by Bureau Veritas / 21st May 2020

A Survey Into The Port of Cork Has Yielded Very Positive Results

Those surveyed, predominately LoLo HGV drivers, noted the Port’s desirable location, timesaving vehicle booking system, and efficient gate operations.

Comments Off on A Survey Into The Port of Cork Has Yielded Very Positive Results / 19th May 2020

clamping technology

Clamping Technology Leader AMF Hooks Up With BUMAX For Clamping Systems

It is BUMAX extra strength fastener model 109 in both Standard and Ultra grades that AMF has now ordered to enhance precise zero-point clamping solutions used in milling processes and turning centers to enable fixture and workpiece changes within seconds.

Comments Off on Clamping Technology Leader AMF Hooks Up With BUMAX For Clamping Systems / 15th May 2020

covid-19 pandemic

Formal Crew Changeover Process Supported By Cyprus During Covid-19 Pandemic

Cyprus is actively supporting and implementing such measures, in support of recommendations from the International Maritime Organisation, European Union, International Labour Organization and International Chamber of Shipping.

Comments Off on Formal Crew Changeover Process Supported By Cyprus During Covid-19 Pandemic / 14th May 2020