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Innovative 2,500 TEU Container Vessel “Trade Wings 2,500” from VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI and AYRO receives Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas

Paris La Défense, 17 May 2021 – The “Trade Wings 2,500”, an innovative container ship with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI, and AYRO has received Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas. With an…

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NORSEPOWER ANNOUNCES INSTALLATION OF FIVE TILTABLE ROTOR SAILS ON A VLOC CHARTERED BY VALE

New-build bulker utilises wind propulsion to maximise reduction of carbon emissions by up to 3,400 tons of CO2 per year. HELSINKI – 13 May 2021: Norsepower Oy Ltd., the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, today announced the installation of five…

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IHM Maintenance

IHM Maintenance

Until recently the 2020-deadline for Inventory of Hazardous Materials Part I – hazardous materials in structure and equipment (IHM) for existing ships visiting EU or flying an EU-flag was challenging.

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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

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.

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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.

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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

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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 August 2018

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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 June 2018

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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 June 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 October 2017

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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.

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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.

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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 February 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 January 2017