Subsea Chain Cleaning Machine Wins Top Award

SeaDiscovery.com
Tuesday, July 02, 2013

A remote subsea cleaning machine has claimed the top prize at the Australian Gas Innovation Awards, as part of the recent Australian Gas Technology Conference & Exhibition (AGT) in Perth.

Taking out the commercial category of the gas industry awards program, the Remote Subsea Cleaning Machine by Essential Project Solutions is a low-cost and time efficient alternative to current chain cleaning methods.

The machine encapsulates and then crawls along large diameter mooring chains and, using ultra high-pressure water, removes all marine growth to allow close visual inspection of each link for possible ongoing deterioration.

David Hann accepted the award for Essential Project Solutions, who beat out stiff competition to claim the honour. Other finalists in the commercial category included Hey Mate Global, Wood Group Integrity Management, Stochastic Simulation and Three D Design.

Launched to recognise the innovators driving Australia’s fast growing, $200 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, the Australian Gas Innovation Awards were presented at the AGT Official Dinner at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

“The awards are designed to both raise awareness of innovation as a driver of economic and technological change and to maximise the commercialisation of ideas by building links between industry, research and learning,” said Bill Hare, AGT Event Director.

“Australia is at the forefront of innovation in the LNG industry and the finalists honoured last night represent just a sample of the extraordinary range of innovative products and technologies coming onto the market.”

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter January 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Technology

Novoship to Install Ecochlor BWTS on 4 Tankers

SCF Novoship Technical Management has selected the Ecochlor Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) to be retrofitted on three Aframax Oil Tankers and one Product Carrier.

DCNS Deploys 3DEXPERIENCE Solution

Dassault Systèmes and DCNS partner on the 3DEXPERIENCE innovation platform for next generation naval defense solutions   Multi-disciplinary, Collaborative Innovation

Hapag-Lloyd Sees Uptick of Incorrectly Declared Dangerous Goods

Year-on-year increase of 65 percent; more than 4,300 cases worldwide   Container shipper Hapag-Lloyd said it registered considerably more incorrectly declared dangerous goods last year,

Marine Equipment

Novoship to Install Ecochlor BWTS on 4 Tankers

SCF Novoship Technical Management has selected the Ecochlor Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) to be retrofitted on three Aframax Oil Tankers and one Product Carrier.

Seaspan Venture: Like for Like

“We don’t usually remove the heads at mid-life on the Cummins engines,” Randy Beckler, Shore Engineer for Seaspan Marine, explained in reference to the 2003 launched

US Coast Guard Approves Official Electronic Charts

The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications.   Issued February 5,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0962 sec (10 req/sec)