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fleet cleaner

Christening Thunderbird 2: Explosion-safe Cleaning

The TB2 is the second working vessel of Fleet Cleaner, a green scale-up from Delft that uses self-developed robots to clean the hulls of seagoing vessels from fouling such as algae and mussels.

Comments Off on Christening Thunderbird 2: Explosion-safe Cleaning / 27th July 2021

marine compressed air

Walk-to-work Windfarm Vessels to be Supplied Marine Compressors by TMC

Norwegian company Awind AS has signed a contract for two vessel newbuilds that are scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2023. In addition, Awind AS has options for up to four additional CSOVs.

Comments Off on Walk-to-work Windfarm Vessels to be Supplied Marine Compressors by TMC / 14th July 2021

carbon-free solutions

Major Test Programme Towards Carbon-free Solutions With Hydrogen and Ammonia Launched by Wärtsilä

The company is pioneering the adoption of hydrogen and ammonia as viable engine fuels through advanced testing in Wärtsilä’s fuel-flexible combustion engines.

Comments Off on Major Test Programme Towards Carbon-free Solutions With Hydrogen and Ammonia Launched by Wärtsilä / 14th July 2021

fuel savings

Through DeepSea’s Industry-first Performance Routing Platform, Seanergy Achieves Fuel Savings of up to 12%

Collaboration on powerful new Pythia platform will help shipowners and operators reduce fuel consumption and emissions, avoid severe weather, and monitor charter party compliance

Comments Off on Through DeepSea’s Industry-first Performance Routing Platform, Seanergy Achieves Fuel Savings of up to 12% / 14th July 2021

reduce emissions

To Decarbonise Offshore Drilling, FUELSAVE and Seadrill Announce First Partnership

Cleantech provider FUELSAVE will deploy its advanced combustion conditioning technology to reduce primary fuel oil consumption and cut Co2 and GHG emissions in the offshore oil and gas sector for the first time, following the signature of a landmark contract with Seadrill, one of the world’s leading offshore drilling contractors.

Comments Off on To Decarbonise Offshore Drilling, FUELSAVE and Seadrill Announce First Partnership / 13th July 2021

antifouling

With Zero Barnacle Growth After 63 Months in Major Biofouling Hotspots, Tanker Vessel M/T Calypso Validates Selektope® Antifouling Ability

Performance analysis of M/T Calypso, the first vessel coated with a 60-month paint system containing Selektope®, demonstrated average speed loss of just -0.5% during the service period

Comments Off on With Zero Barnacle Growth After 63 Months in Major Biofouling Hotspots, Tanker Vessel M/T Calypso Validates Selektope® Antifouling Ability / 12th July 2021

Measuring Fuel Consumption

To Create Industry Standard for Measuring Fuel Consumption Model Accuracy, ZeroNorth Kickstarts Working Group

11 organisations including ZeroNorth, Cargill, UltraBulk and Western Bulk to collaborate to create new methodology for assessing fuel performance model accuracy

Comments Off on To Create Industry Standard for Measuring Fuel Consumption Model Accuracy, ZeroNorth Kickstarts Working Group / 5th July 2021

Renewable Energy

Using Renewable Energy to Power the Ships

While other modes of transportation are quickly making their way to go green, naval transport is yet to introduce sustainability. That said, many projects around the world are being developed to make ships greener and help cut down on the carbon footprint they leave behind.

No Comments / 30th June 2021

Hull Cleaning

Fleet Cleaner Demonstrates ATEX Certified Technology for Hull Cleaning of Tankers During Cargo Ops at Vopak Terminals in Rotterdam

The ATEX certified system has been operational since the beginning of 2021, with the first successful demonstration at the Vopak Europoort terminal in the Port of Rotterdam.

Comments Off on Fleet Cleaner Demonstrates ATEX Certified Technology for Hull Cleaning of Tankers During Cargo Ops at Vopak Terminals in Rotterdam / 23rd June 2021

ship registry

Global Ship Registry: Innovation Leads to Elevation

Maturity and innovation have proved a winning combination as the world’s most technologically inventive ship registry has been elevated to the Paris MoU Grey List from June 2021.

Comments Off on Global Ship Registry: Innovation Leads to Elevation / 23rd June 2021

ICCP-POD

ICCP-POD to be Launched by Amphibious Energy and CORROSION

CORROSION and Amphibious Energy today announced the launch of the new ICCP-POD, an environmentally friendly alternative to using diesel generators to supply energy during the construction phase of wind turbines, and sacrificial anodes to protect turbine foundations against corrosion.

Comments Off on ICCP-POD to be Launched by Amphibious Energy and CORROSION / 16th June 2021

marine compressed air system

Siem Offshore to Retrofit Compressed Air System Onboard the JOIDES Resolution

Under the contract, TMC will supply a complete marine compressed air system that consists of three large screw compressors plus refrigerant air dryers and filters to provide a constant supply of dry, clean air. The equipment will be retrofitted onboard the JOIDES Resolution.

Comments Off on Siem Offshore to Retrofit Compressed Air System Onboard the JOIDES Resolution / 8th June 2021

Inert Gas Generator

Inert Gas Systems and Navigation Systems to be Supplied for six Arctic class LNG Carriers by Wärtsilä

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply the Inert Gas Generator (IGG) systems, as well as the latest technology in radio and integrated navigation systems for six new LNG Carrier vessels being built to serve the Arctic LNG 2 project in Russia’s Arctic waters.

Comments Off on Inert Gas Systems and Navigation Systems to be Supplied for six Arctic class LNG Carriers by Wärtsilä / 31st May 2021

a60 fire testing

Third Round of A60 Fire Testing Completed Successfully by Sterling PlanB, Raising ESS Fire Safety Standards

Testing verifies potential for Energy Storage System (ESS) to function safely without a dedicated battery room, surviving temperatures as high as 950º

Comments Off on Third Round of A60 Fire Testing Completed Successfully by Sterling PlanB, Raising ESS Fire Safety Standards / 28th May 2021

marine engineering services

Marine Engineering Brief for London Waterways Awarded to LOC

Under the framework agreement, LOC will provide marine engineering consultancy services, including marine structures engineering, naval architecture, marine vessel engineering and marine asset incident investigation, as on-call support to TfL Sponsored Services group consisting of London River Services and TfL-owned piers, and the Woolwich Ferry. 

Comments Off on Marine Engineering Brief for London Waterways Awarded to LOC / 27th May 2021

Offshore Wind

Liberian Global Gas Team Enhanced with Offshore Wind

The Liberian Registry recognizes that the Offshore Wind sector will continue to grow and will become a major contributor in creating clean energy solutions for the globe; and is poised to continue its industry leading expertise in this field.

Comments Off on Liberian Global Gas Team Enhanced with Offshore Wind / 26th May 2021