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LNG

Four Next-generation Short-sea Cargo Vessels to Feature Wärtsilä customised LNG solution

The ships have been ordered by Wijnne & Barends Chartering based in the Netherlands, an affiliate of the Dutch Spliethoff Group. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in December.

Comments Off on Four Next-generation Short-sea Cargo Vessels to Feature Wärtsilä customised LNG solution / 15th January 2020

air lubrication systems

TMC Launches Compressors For Use With Air Lubrication Systems

TMC’s marine compressed air systems for air lubrication systems can be utilised to generate the required stream of air bubbles that passes continuously beneath the ship’s surface, thereby reducing frictional resistance between the hull and the seawater.

Comments Off on TMC Launches Compressors For Use With Air Lubrication Systems / 11th January 2020

exhaust gas cleaning

CCS Type Approval for Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning system

The approval marks a significant breakthrough for the Wärtsilä system in the Chinese market. Full scale testing was carried out after its shipboard installation was completed, and the relevant data was reviewed and reported by Dalian Maritime University, as an independent third party.

Comments Off on CCS Type Approval for Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning system / 10th January 2020

cyprus shipping

Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry Maritime Transport Scheme Prolonged by EU Commission

The prolongation of the system is expected to encourage ship registration in Europe, as well as the presence and growth of shipping companies and maritime operations in the EU.

Comments Off on Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry Maritime Transport Scheme Prolonged by EU Commission / 24th December 2019

lng exports

GAC NA Opens New Office at Lake Charles to Serve Growing LNG Exports

Located at the heart of the US Gulf Coast, the port of Lake Charles is the twelfth busiest port in the USA, according to the US Army Corps of Engineers waterborne statistics, with around 1,000 vessels calling annually.

Comments Off on GAC NA Opens New Office at Lake Charles to Serve Growing LNG Exports / 23rd December 2019

hull cleaning

Hull Cleaning Operations to Launch in Qatar by HullWiper

GAC Qatar is the only company to have been granted a license by the country’s Environment Ministry to operate hull cleaning equipment in its waters.

Comments Off on Hull Cleaning Operations to Launch in Qatar by HullWiper / 22nd December 2019

HELMEPA Junior

HELMEPA Junior Representatives: “People beware, don’t pollute the waters!”

This was the message of the children-representatives of 6,004 members of the “HELMEPA Junior” Program, who came to Athens to celebrate 26 years of “HELMEPA Junior”.  

Comments Off on HELMEPA Junior Representatives: “People beware, don’t pollute the waters!” / 21st December 2019

marine compressed air

TMC Announces Major Retrofit Contract

The big retrofit project, which begun earlier this year, is conducted in connection with the installation of scrubbers at the vessels in question. TMC will provide new marine compressors and air dryers for each of the vessels.

Comments Off on TMC Announces Major Retrofit Contract / 20th December 2019

hull cleaning

Hull Cleaning: HullWiper Expands Its Clean Shipping Operations in Gibraltar

About 60 hull cleans have been carried out in the Port of Gibraltar by HullWiper since its launch there in 2017. Growing demand for safe, eco-friendly in-port hull cleans will be met with HullWiper’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) operating in the Strait of Gibraltar day or night, quickly, cleanly and efficiently.

Comments Off on Hull Cleaning: HullWiper Expands Its Clean Shipping Operations in Gibraltar / 15th December 2019

adjustment business

AqualisBraemar Set to Ramp Up Its Adjustment Business

AqualisBraemar’s adjusting service specialises in the investigation and resolution of insurance claims and commercial disputes within both the energy (offshore and onshore), power and marine industries.

Comments Off on AqualisBraemar Set to Ramp Up Its Adjustment Business / 14th December 2019

energy efficient

Norsepower and SWS Joint Project for Energy Efficient VLCC Designs

The impact of the installation of Norsepower’s Rotor Sail solution, including a review of structural reinforcement and visibility calculation, was reviewed using computational-fluid dynamics (CFD) during the joint development project (JDP) – confirming a potential of 6-10% fuel and emissions savings, dependent on operating routes.

Comments Off on Norsepower and SWS Joint Project for Energy Efficient VLCC Designs / 13th December 2019

Marine Compressor Technology: TMC and Sauer Compressors Enter Cooperation Agreement

Whereas TMC is the world’s leading supplier of screw compressors for marine and offshore use, Sauer Compressors is the leading global supplier of piston compressors for the commercial shipping, offshore and navy segments. Most vessels require both screw and piston compressors in order to fulfil their on-board compressed air requirements.

Comments Off on Marine Compressor Technology: TMC and Sauer Compressors Enter Cooperation Agreement / 11th December 2019

whale shark

10 Most Endangered Marine Species

The marine ecosystem of the world is comprised of animals that are interdependent. If one species begins to lower in numbers, others are affected. From plastics to environmental toxins, many marine species are endangered or at risk. We must take…

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seawater cooling

Hydroniq Coolers to Deliver Seawater Cooling System to Sølvtrans vessel

Hydroniq Coolers will equip the wellboat with its Rack seawater cooling system. The Rack seawater cooler differs from other cooling systems as it is integrated in the hull below the vessel’s main engine room, which frees up valuable space in the engine room.

Comments Off on Hydroniq Coolers to Deliver Seawater Cooling System to Sølvtrans vessel / 29th November 2019