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Melting Arctic Glaciers: Underwater Robotic Ocean Explorer Will Go On a ‘dangerous’ Arctic Mission

A team from the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, led by oceanographer Prof Mark Inall, will deploy a small autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) known as an ecoSUB to the foot of a melting glacier in Arctic Norway.

Comments Off on Melting Arctic Glaciers: Underwater Robotic Ocean Explorer Will Go On a ‘dangerous’ Arctic Mission / 5th August 2019

VARD/Kjell Stian Brunes

Financing of Six Stern Trawlers Initiated by Export Credit Norway

Export Credit Norway will provide export financing for six of the seven stern trawlers, at a total loan amount of approximately NOK 500 million, with the Icelandic bank Landsbankinn acting as guarantor for the loans.

Comments Off on Financing of Six Stern Trawlers Initiated by Export Credit Norway / 22nd July 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

Blockchain

Blockchain Consortium Launched by Maritime Blockchain Labs and Rainmaking

According to the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), nearly 25% of all serious incidents onboard containerships were attributable to mis-declared cargo.

Comments Off on Blockchain Consortium Launched by Maritime Blockchain Labs and Rainmaking / 8th 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

Climate Change: Greener Global Shipping Promoted by Leading International Banks Through New Principles

The Poseidon Principles are a global framework for assessing and disclosing the climate alignment of financial institutions’ shipping portfolios.

Comments Off on Climate Change: Greener Global Shipping Promoted by Leading International Banks Through New Principles / 6th July 2019

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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

Oil Spill: Containment, Recovery and Consequences

Oil spills are considered one of the major forms of pollution, which clearly says a lot about their effect on the environment, particularly on marine life. Oil tankers can spill crude oil, while vessels, vehicles and pipelines can release liquid…

No Comments / 1st July 2019

Clean Shipping Award

Compac Seawater-lubricated Propeller Shaft System By Thordon Bearings Wins Seatrade Clean Shipping Award

The COMPAC bearing system, which Thordon now offers with a lifetime bearing wear life guarantee, prevents the leakage of millions of litres of oil into the world’s oceans and reduces ship operating costs associated with aft seals and lubricating oil.

Comments Off on Compac Seawater-lubricated Propeller Shaft System By Thordon Bearings Wins Seatrade Clean Shipping Award / 29th June 2019

Auramarine

Auramarine Reaches New Milestone As It Secures Its 15,000th Order For Fuel Management Auxiliary Units

With so little time remaining before the regulation comes into force, now more than ever it is crucial that shipowners and operators look beyond their chosen route to compliance to ensure their vessels are fully prepared for safe and efficient operations in a post-2020 environment.

Comments Off on Auramarine Reaches New Milestone As It Secures Its 15,000th Order For Fuel Management Auxiliary Units / 28th June 2019

oil spill

The BP Oil Spill

As we all know, the BP oil spill in 2010 was good for absolutely nobody. This slick substance now sits on the surface of the scene of the crime.

2 Comments / 27th June 2019

climate change

Climate Change: Why We Need Glaciers

The Greenland glacier influences the cycles that help control the weather in the Northern hemisphere, which keeps most of Europe and North America warm.

2 Comments / 25th June 2019

DNV-GL Type Aproval Awarded To Chelsea Technologies For Sea Sentry Wash Water Monitor

Chelsea Technologies, a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for the maritime sector, and a Sonardyne company, has announced that its Sea Sentry wash water monitoring system for ship exhaust gas cleaning systems has been awarded type approval by DNV-GL.

Comments Off on DNV-GL Type Aproval Awarded To Chelsea Technologies For Sea Sentry Wash Water Monitor / 25th June 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

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