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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

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

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

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

Fast Crew Supplier

To Support Offshore Wind Ambitions, Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan Orders Third Fast Crew Supplier

The contract was signed by the two parties at the start of September and, with the vessel already on stock at Damen Shipyards Singapore, it will be delivered this month following finishing and some customisation.

Comments Off on To Support Offshore Wind Ambitions, Hung Hua Construction of Taiwan Orders Third Fast Crew Supplier / 15th November 2019

intellitug

IntelliTug Project: Big Step Towards Reality for the Autonomous Harbour Tug

Following the successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbour tug ‘PSA Polaris’, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions.

Comments Off on IntelliTug Project: Big Step Towards Reality for the Autonomous Harbour Tug / 10th November 2019

HST Harri

Third Fast Crew Supplier 2710, HST Harri, Delivered by Damen to High Speed Transfers

The HST Harri is booked to start immediately on a five-year contract in the North Sea with wind farm operator MHI Vestas, where her duties will include delivering personnel and equipment to multiple sites.

Comments Off on Third Fast Crew Supplier 2710, HST Harri, Delivered by Damen to High Speed Transfers / 5th November 2019

offshore wind farm

BUMAX Wins Large Order for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm

BUMAX won the order to supply stainless studs, nuts and washers for the 219 MW “Northwester 2” offshore wind power plants thanks to its capability to provide high strength fasteners with excellent corrosion resistance that are suitable for extremely challenging North Sea conditions.

Comments Off on BUMAX Wins Large Order for Belgian Offshore Wind Farm / 3rd November 2019

damen rsv

Seafast Marine’s RSV Isle of Jura Named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

The RSV was commissioned by Seafast Marine for use in the offshore and onshore wind industries. As a business based in Ross-shire in Scotland, Seafast Marine was happy to see it painted in the colours of the country’s Saint Andrew’s flag.

Comments Off on Seafast Marine’s RSV Isle of Jura Named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld / 1st November 2019

FMSI and Clean Marine AS Announce Intention to Merge

The Merger will better position Clean Marine to fulfil the needs of its customers and meet the rising demand for EGCS following the implementation of the new limits on sulphur emissions that come into effect on January 1, 2020.

Comments Off on FMSI and Clean Marine AS Announce Intention to Merge / 25th October 2019

Global Wind Propulsion Service Network to Strengthen as Norsepower Signs Service Agreeement with Wärtsilä

With the growth of Norsepower’s manufacturing capacity and increased global demand for its Rotor Sails, the collaboration will help the organisation work at scale and further strengthen its customer service offering in cooperation with Wärtsilä’s global supplier network.

Comments Off on Global Wind Propulsion Service Network to Strengthen as Norsepower Signs Service Agreeement with Wärtsilä / 17th October 2019

seawater cooling

Frame Agreement Signed by PSA Marine with Hydroniq Coolers

Under the frame agreement, which is valid for two years, Hydroniq Coolers will supply its Pleat seawater cooler to any new vessels in PSA Marine’s fleet.

Comments Off on Frame Agreement Signed by PSA Marine with Hydroniq Coolers / 16th October 2019

AecorLink AB Awarded Contract by Viking Line to Deliver High-speed Broadband

The demand for fast broadband is constantly increasing and with this new project it will satisfy the present and the future demand for the ferry operator itself, its guests and the crew.

Comments Off on AecorLink AB Awarded Contract by Viking Line to Deliver High-speed Broadband / 4th October 2019