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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

Norsepower To Accelerate Growth And Expansion With €3.6M Raised In New Equity Funding Round

With the funds raised, Norsepower, whose customers include Maersk Tankers, Viking, Line, and Bore, will be able to expand production of its Rotor Sails in Asia, as well as ramp-up its search for potential supplier partners within the region.

Comments Off on Norsepower To Accelerate Growth And Expansion With €3.6M Raised In New Equity Funding Round / 25th Nov 2018

lock entry assist system

Entry Lock Assist System by Wärtsilä Aids in Preventing Damage to Vessels and to Waterway Locks

The Wärtsilä system comes in response to the increasing size of vessels operating on these waters. When entering the locks along the seaway, the clearance for larger vessels is minimal, and the lock entry itself has become increasingly difficult.

Comments Off on Entry Lock Assist System by Wärtsilä Aids in Preventing Damage to Vessels and to Waterway Locks / 19th 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

ship registrations

Palau International Ship Registry Marks Its Presence In Dubai

Jamal S Khalil, General Manager, of Al Rafedain Marine Services signed the documents on the Palau stand at STMM to register two ships and was supported by Global Marine Consultants Group (GMCG) one of the valued partners of PISR and which helped facilitate the new signings.

Comments Off on Palau International Ship Registry Marks Its Presence In Dubai / 11th Nov 2018

LNG fuel

Largest LNG Fuelled High-speed Catamaran Will Feature Fully Integrated Scope By Wärtsilä

The ability of Wärtsilä to deliver a fully integrated scope, including the engines, the waterjets, and the LNG fuel storage and supply system, together with all the related auxiliary systems, was an important option for both the owner and shipyard.

Comments Off on Largest LNG Fuelled High-speed Catamaran Will Feature Fully Integrated Scope By Wärtsilä / 5th Nov 2018

SEA LNG

Strong Support Voiced By SEA\LNG For MEPC 73 Outcomes

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, strongly supports the decision of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to reaffirm the January 1, 2020 implementation date of the 0.50% sulphur fuel limit.

Comments Off on Strong Support Voiced By SEA\LNG For MEPC 73 Outcomes / 4th Nov 2018

climate change

An Overview of the New Natural Gas Industry

Petroleum-based fuels are less appealing than they used to be. The environmental impact of these fuels is no longer as easily ignored as it once was.

No Comments / 21st Oct 2018

Dry dock

Dye’s Dry Dock: Innovative Modular Floating System for Marine Repairs

This drydock is environmentally pure when draped properly. Air is pulled from work chamber with blowers, air is then pushed through air filter system and goes back to atmosphere. The decks are sealed water tight, nothing gets into waterway, no air or water pollution.

Comments Off on Dye’s Dry Dock: Innovative Modular Floating System for Marine Repairs / 9th Mar 2018

Interspill Conference & Exhibition 2018 in London

Comments Off on Interspill Conference & Exhibition 2018 in London / 2nd Mar 2018

Posidonia 2018 in Greece

Posidonia 2018 at the Metropolitan Expo, Athens Greece.

Comments Off on Posidonia 2018 in Greece / 4th Jan 2018

whale shark

Threatened Bat and Marine Species Granted Protection under CMS

Good news for the bats and some marine species because the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) has recently granted them protected status. During the 12th Conference of the Parties (COP 12) that was held in Manila, protections for migratory bats, angelsharks, blue sharks, dusky sharks, guitarfish, white spotted wedgefish and whale sharks, among others were awarded migratory species protection.

No Comments / 17th Nov 2017

yangtze river

Only 10 Rivers Pollute the Ocean with 4M Metric Tons of Plastic Debris

New studies revealed that the millions of metric tons of plastic debris that flow to the sea every year may come from just 10 rivers. The study conducted by scientists from the Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Science and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research showed that just 10 rivers are to blame for the 88% to 95% of the estimated 4 million metric tons of plastic debris that float into the ocean every year.

No Comments / 16th Nov 2017

south africa wildlife

Support Wildlife and Marine Conservation Efforts by Volunteers

Over the past 40 years, the Earth has already lost half of its wildlife, according to WWF. The planet is in the midst of a 6th mass extinction. But what makes this one worse than the previous 5 mass extinction is that the rate is becoming comparable if not rapid. The growing human population and their increasing demand for resources has cost the lives of tens of thousands of species. 865 species have already gone extinct, including 13% of birds and 25% of all mammals.

No Comments / 15th Nov 2017

Liquefied Natural Gas

Study for Developing Liquefied Natural Gas as Malta’s Maritime Fuel is a Go

Following the 2014 EU Directive for Member States to develop LNG refuelling infrastructures at maritime ports, the Energy and Water Agency has been handed a €600,000 EU grant. This will be used to look into the potential of developing liquefied natural gas (LNG) as Malta’s marine fuel. The technical study into LNG bunkering has a starting date scheduled this month, and the development of LNG refuelling infrastructures is expected to be completed by 2025. 

No Comments / 14th Nov 2017