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

Palau Maritime Partnership to Benefit Greece

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) and the Hellenic Shortsea Shipowners Association (HSSA) both operate from Piraeus in Greece and recently signed an agreement to strengthen the close ties between them to support HSSA’s member vessels operating short-sea shipping services.

Comments Off on Palau Maritime Partnership to Benefit Greece / 25th March 2019

EUR 22 Million Orders for Port, Cruise and RoPax Equipment Received By MacGregor

The orders were booked into Cargotec’s first quarter 2019 order intake, with the delivery of the MacGregor equipment planned to start during the first quarter 2020

Comments Off on EUR 22 Million Orders for Port, Cruise and RoPax Equipment Received By MacGregor / 24th March 2019

Ahead of 2020, VeriFuel Urges Cooperation and Transparency Across The Marine Fuel Supply Chain

To mitigate the risks of an increasingly fragmented and complex bunkering marketplace, VeriFuel is calling on the industry to work together more effectively to find solutions that support the smooth transition to new fuels.

Comments Off on Ahead of 2020, VeriFuel Urges Cooperation and Transparency Across The Marine Fuel Supply Chain / 18th February 2019

Marine Fuel

Compelling Investment Case for LNG as a Marine Fuel Revealed in Independent Study

Peter Keller, Chairman, SEA\LNG, stated: “We commissioned this study from independent simulation and analytics expert Opsiana to support shipowners and operators in analysing their investment opportunities in an informed way, while simultaneously providing deeper analysis of the assumptions that go into the 2020 decision process.”

Comments Off on Compelling Investment Case for LNG as a Marine Fuel Revealed in Independent Study / 28th January 2019

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To Verify Ballast Water Treatment Systems Commissioning, MEPC73 Places Luminultra’s B-Qua in Pole Position

Until now, there was no requirement to prove that treated waters were compliant with the rules. Only a ballast water treatment plant’s electrical and automation systems and physical parameters were checked during the commissioning process.

Comments Off on To Verify Ballast Water Treatment Systems Commissioning, MEPC73 Places Luminultra’s B-Qua in Pole Position / 14th January 2019

ACO Marine to Meet Increased Demand for Stainless-steel Wastewater Treatment Products

ACO Marine Managing Director Mark Beavis explained the boom in the river cruise market is one of the main driving forces behind the ramp up in production.

Comments Off on ACO Marine to Meet Increased Demand for Stainless-steel Wastewater Treatment Products / 7th January 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

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.

Comments Off on MacGregor to Deliver Another Eight Complete Hatch Cover Sets to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard / 24th December 2018

marine pollution

Need For MARPOL Update Highlighted By Grey Water Spill

While the alleged incident is still under investigation by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, the pulped slurry could have been transferred from a food waste holding tank to the ship’s grey water holding tank from where it was unintentionally discharged overboard into the protected marine park.

Comments Off on Need For MARPOL Update Highlighted By Grey Water Spill / 27th October 2018

pollution rules

Thordon Bearings Strengthens Its Presence to Meet Anticipated Pollution Rules For Cleaner Seas

The appointment of new distributors for Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia and Azerbaijan coincides with concerns that more should be done to reduce the impact of oil pollution in the ecologically sensitive Baltic Sea and Caspian Sea areas.

Comments Off on Thordon Bearings Strengthens Its Presence to Meet Anticipated Pollution Rules For Cleaner Seas / 17th October 2018

hull cleaning

Affordable Hull Cleaning Brought to the Panama Canal By HullWiper in Partnership With Talleres Industriales

As the key transit point for vessels sailing between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Panama Canal is a gateway to the world and the obvious choice for HullWiper’s first operational location in the Americas.

Comments Off on Affordable Hull Cleaning Brought to the Panama Canal By HullWiper in Partnership With Talleres Industriales / 16th October 2018

ballast water treatment

Ballast Water Treatment System to Newbuild Wellboat

Under the contract, PG Flow Solutions will supply its IMO approved PG-Hyde ballast water treatment system, which is based on medium pressure UV technology, in combination with automatic, self-cleaning filters. The PG-Hyde ballast water treatment system sterilises the ballast water at both ballasting and de-ballasting, ensuring high level of quality and reliability.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Treatment System to Newbuild Wellboat / 15th October 2018

blockchain

Blockchain Has Won MIT Solve’s Communities Challenge With Blockchain Shipping Emissions MRV Solutions

BLOC was selected from 33 teams participating in the Solve Challenge Finals, which included a live pitch event at the UN General Assembly week in New York City. The Solver teams were selected by Solve’s Challenge Leadership Group judges as the most promising set of solutions tackling large-scale global challenges.

Comments Off on Blockchain Has Won MIT Solve’s Communities Challenge With Blockchain Shipping Emissions MRV Solutions / 13th October 2018