Category : Ship safety

bearing problems

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 Dec 2018

Offshore Substation

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 Nov 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 Nov 2018

shiprepair

Newport Shipping Has Signed Cooperation Agreements With Service Companies and Marine Equipment Suppliers

Recent agreements with hatch cover specialist Navitech, machinery specialist IngeJov, and ShipParts.com for turnkey spares supply, allows Newport Shipping to procure spare parts and deliver specialised services on behalf of its customers as part of the Group’s global shiprepair service offering.

Comments Off on Newport Shipping Has Signed Cooperation Agreements With Service Companies and Marine Equipment Suppliers / 15th Aug 2018

newport shipping expansion

Newport Shipping Announces New Offices in Athens, New York and Shanghai

A key aspect of Newport Shipping Group’s expansion is to ensure that shipowners with operations in all the major maritime hubs have easy access to Newport Shipping’s unique ship repair and financing capabilities.

Comments Off on Newport Shipping Announces New Offices in Athens, New York and Shanghai / 6th Jun 2018

tailshaft conversion

Thordon Bearings Successful Oil-To-Water Conversion For Great Lakes Bulkers

The vessel’s steam propulsion plant was replaced with an energy efficient medium-speed diesel arrangement. Major works also included the removal and replacement of the vessels’ tailshaft, stern tube, propeller and hub.

Comments Off on Thordon Bearings Successful Oil-To-Water Conversion For Great Lakes Bulkers / 3rd Jun 2018

hull coating

Hull Coating: Examar FSRU Locks in for Longevity With Ecolock

Following the company’s approach to applying hard coating technology to its barge-type floating assets, in combination with the success of the 2013 Ecospeed application to the 16,100m³ Caribbean FLNG unit, the decision was made to specify Ecolock for the entire hull of the newbuild FSRU.

Comments Off on Hull Coating: Examar FSRU Locks in for Longevity With Ecolock / 13th Oct 2017

cruise liners greece

Greek Minister: Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business

Speaking at the opening day of the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, Greek Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy, Panagiotis Kouroumplis, said that Greece is prepared to launch a concessions campaign in order to encourage international cruise liners operating in Greece to invest in relevant infrastructure projects.

Comments Off on Greek Minister: Greece is Open for Cruise Industry Business / 25th May 2017

EU Monitoring

Oldendorff Appoints Verifavia for EU Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Regulation.

Verifavia Shipping will provide EU MRV services to Oldendorff, including the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon emission reports according to the ISO 14065 standard and regulation 757/2015.

Comments Off on Oldendorff Appoints Verifavia for EU Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Regulation. / 17th May 2017

RRS Sir David Attenborough

RRS Sir David Attenborough: Cammell Laird Has Selected Ecospeed Hull Protection System

The shipbuilder awarded a coatings contract to Subsea Industries, a pioneer in non-toxic hard-coatings, based on the unrivalled performance of its Ecospeed hull coating system on the Royal Research Ships Ernest Shackleton and James Clark Ross.

Comments Off on RRS Sir David Attenborough: Cammell Laird Has Selected Ecospeed Hull Protection System / 9th Feb 2017

Hydrex Underwater Technologies

Hydrex Underwater Technologies Steers Tanker Clear of Trouble

A 7,071dwt tanker was manoeuvring in the port of Antwerp when it experienced a steering gear problem. The vessel managed to safely berth alongside and carry out cargo operations but emergency repairs where needed before the vessel could continue.

Comments Off on Hydrex Underwater Technologies Steers Tanker Clear of Trouble / 13th Jan 2017

Ecoshield

Cavitation Bubble Burst by Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield?

The decision to apply Subsea Industries’ award-winning Ecoshield hard coating to rudders and thrusters is paying dividends, with a number of shipowners noticing zero cavitation damage and failure compared to equipment coated with other protective systems.

Comments Off on Cavitation Bubble Burst by Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield? / 14th Dec 2016

Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs

Hydrex Performs Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs in Record Time

Hydrex Underwater Technology has completed the emergency stern tube seal repair to a 134m chemical tanker, after the Antwerp Port Authority demanded an underwater inspection and in-situ repair to the vessel before allowing it to set sail.

Comments Off on Hydrex Performs Chemical Tanker Emergency Repairs in Record Time / 14th Oct 2016

Armed Forces Covenant

Kelvin Hughes Supports and Has Signed the Armed Forces Covenant

Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and security surveillance systems, is proud to announce that it supports and has signed the Armed Forces Covenant.

Comments Off on Kelvin Hughes Supports and Has Signed the Armed Forces Covenant / 5th Aug 2016

Anti-Piracy

Ocean Tankers to strengthen its Anti-Piracy Measures

Ocean Tankers told IHS Maritime it plans to strengthen its anti-piracy measures in the wake of the second hijacking its fleet has suffered within a year.

No Comments / 15th May 2015

Shipping Losses

Shipping Losses ‘Lowest in 10 Years’

The number of shipping losses dropped to a 10-year low last year, according to the third safety and shipping review.

2 Comments / 5th Apr 2015