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Tag : Innovation and Technology

fuel injection systems

Fluid Mechanics Becomes Part of L’Orange

This year Fluid Mechanics celebrates its 60th anniversary and will continue in North America to use the same name and personnel but now as fully functioning operation of L’Orange, a Rolls-Royce Power Systems company.

Comments Off on Fluid Mechanics Becomes Part of L’Orange / 8th March 2017

Thordon Composite bearing

After Ten Years of Dredging, Thordon Composite Bearing is as Good as New

In drydock where the NMDC-owned dredger is being upgraded, Thordon Bearings’ Dubai-based distributor, Ocean Power International, expected that even the ‘unbreakable’ might need replacing after such demanding workloads, but it didn’t. “The Composite bearing was still in perfect working condition,” said Rafid Qureshi, Managing Director, Ocean Power International Inc.

Comments Off on After Ten Years of Dredging, Thordon Composite Bearing is as Good as New / 1st March 2017

maritime radar

Kelvin Hughes is Set to Celebrate its 70th Anniversary of First Type-Approved Maritime Radar

Kelvin Hughes is celebrating 70 years of radar in 2017. In 1947 the first Type 1 radar was produced and installed on a new fishing trawler, the Type 1 then went on to be the first type approved radar, gaining its type approval certificate on 11th August 1948, the first radar to do so.

Comments Off on Kelvin Hughes is Set to Celebrate its 70th Anniversary of First Type-Approved Maritime Radar / 10th February 2017

radar system

Kelvin Hughes: New Information on its SBS-900-4 SharpEye™ radar system

Choosing the right radar sensor for a Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) or Coastal Surveillance application can be challenging and trying to balance the correct radar sensor technologies with budgetary restrictions, often leads to compromising on the radar frequency band selected (X or S-Band). Kelvin Hughes has addressed the problem with its development of the SBS-900-4.

Comments Off on Kelvin Hughes: New Information on its SBS-900-4 SharpEye™ radar system / 13th January 2017

underwater ship repair

Panama Canal Delay Averted by Fast Underwater Ship Repair

Hydrex Underwater Technology has assisted an excavation vessel hemorrhaging oil from a stern tube seal entangled with steel wire to pass safely through the Panama Canal.

Comments Off on Panama Canal Delay Averted by Fast Underwater Ship Repair / 4th January 2017

Waste Management Systems

Loipart Group: Waste Management Systems

The founders of A5 Marine Technologies AB have for many years been working with environmental development within the maritime and offshore sector with focus on ship-generated garbage and have as a forerunner earned a good reputation in the market when it comes to cost-effective, compliant solutions and environmental expertise.

Comments Off on Loipart Group: Waste Management Systems / 14th December 2016

smart shipping

Smart Shipping: Demand for Training in the Use of Shipboard IT Technologies Increased

There might be a need to bring the smart concept in the shipping industry, but group CEO of Elektrans Group, Capt. Michael P Elwert, is quick to admit that the slow-paced training, or the lack thereof, is costing the industry a new generation of seafarers. When asked if the industry is doing enough to train tech savvy newcomers, during the UAE Maritime Leaders’ Summit, Elwert bluntly said no. “A pure, pure answer to your question is no, we are not doing it well…I think it is something we [the industry] have to recognize we don’t do very well.”

No Comments / 9th November 2016

smart shipping

Cost and Cybersecurity: Major Hurdles to Smart Shipping Success

Speaking to attendants of the UAE Maritime Leaders Seminar, which kicked off the Dubai Maritime Week, Coles voiced out his concern that the cost of real-time transfer essential to smart shipping is too expensive. Price of mobile satellite air-time has to come down to facilitate connectivity necessary to transfer large amounts of data from ship to shore in real-time. Otherwise, there will be no ‘smart’ in the shipping industry. If there is, it will be too costly to implement and maintain.

No Comments / 9th November 2016

cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Threat in the High Seas? Inmarsat’s Security Solution to the Rescue

Inmarsat is set to roll out a Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution that was developed in partnership with Singtel and Trustwave. The cybersecurity solution has some amazing features, designed to address the growing number of cyber threats that know no boundaries.

No Comments / 4th November 2016

Polar Code Compliance

As More Ice-going Vessels Opt for the Hard coat, Ecospeed strengthens Polar Code Compliance

Subsea Industries has received an order for its specialist hull and rudder coatings for application to a shallow draught anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel under construction at Turkey’s Atlas Shipyard.

Comments Off on As More Ice-going Vessels Opt for the Hard coat, Ecospeed strengthens Polar Code Compliance / 21st October 2016

tank cleaning

Alfa Laval to meet the ETC tank cleaning notation, DNV GL Attests

After observing the design of tank cleaning solutions using Alfa Laval G-Pass simulation software, DNV GL has issued a unique statement confirming Alfa Laval’s ability to meet the ETC tank cleaning notation.

Comments Off on Alfa Laval to meet the ETC tank cleaning notation, DNV GL Attests / 14th October 2016

Navigation radar

Navigation Radar SharpEye™ Will be Supplied to Singapore Navy by Kelvin Hughes

Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and security surveillance systems, is delighted to announce that it is supplying its SharpEye™ navigation radar for the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) programme.

Comments Off on Navigation Radar SharpEye™ Will be Supplied to Singapore Navy by Kelvin Hughes / 8th August 2016

emergency breathing

New Emergency Breathing System Designed for Helicopter Crews and Passengers.

HANSEN PROTECTION AS has now released its new approved emergency breathing system designed for helicopter crews and passengers.

No Comments / 22nd January 2015

Fuel Saving

Opportunity For Innovation in Fuel Saving Technologies

How the EU Sulphur Directive for Marine Fuels offers an opportunity for innovation in fuel saving technologies

No Comments / 13th November 2014

Marine Generator

DBR Completes Major Marine Generator Set Order for Damen Shipyards

DBR has delivered the last units of a substantial order totalling 42 marine generator sets for Damen Shipyards Gorinchem.

No Comments / 30th October 2014

Pan Ocean

South Korean Bulker Operator Pan Ocean On Sale

Pan Ocean announced in a Korea Exchange filing on 30 September that the firm would choose a public bidding process to sell itself.

No Comments / 16th October 2014