Upgraded Wärtsilä RT-flex68-D Successfully Tested For IMO Tier II Compliance
The first upgraded Wärtsilä RT-flex68-D engine equipped with a Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG) turbocharger was successfully tested at Doosan Engine Co Ltd in South Korea.
UKHO Updates Digital Navigation
The UKHO today announced another simple way to view the most accurate and up-to-date navigational charts, with the release of SevenCs ORCA Master Electronic Chart…
BMT Fleet Technology To Develop “Green” Ship For The University Of Victoria
BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing coastal ecosystems, marine resources and continental shelf and slope dynamics.
Keppel To Build New Jackup Worth US$195 Million For Mexico
Keppel AmFELS LLC, a US wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has won a contract from Mexico's Perforadora Central SA de CV (Perforadora…
Thuraya Launches Seagull 5000i Maritime Terminal in Partnership with Addvalue
Thuraya announced the launch of the new Seagull 5000i solution in partnership with Addvalue Communications Pte Ltd., as part of its maritime communications portfolio. The specialised marine terminal is designed for small vessels or fishing boats and provides voice, data, SMS and fax services that are based exclusively over Thuraya’s satellite network. The innovative Seagull 5000i is a maritime satellite communication device that meets the needs of customers that require a high-quality…
Saudi Seaports Witness 10% Increase In Cargo To Q3 2010
Recognising the vital role of the region’s ports in providing trade links between the Far East, Asia, Europe and the US, international shipping and cargo experts are set to gather in Abu Dhabi on 28-30 March, for the World Ports and Trade Summit 2011. Multi-billion dollar investment in port operations across the Middle East is again surging forward in the post-recessionary environment, including Saudi Arabia…
INCAT CROWTHER TO DESIGN 24m CATAMARAN PASSENGER FERRY
Incat Crowther is pleased to announce the design of a 24m Catamaran Passenger Ferry to be built by Baltic Workboats in Estonia. The vessel is a follow up to the Incat Crowther-designed 24m Catamaran Scientific Research Catamaran under construction at the yard, and will be operated in the Gulf of Riga, Estonia. Incat Crowther worked closely with Baltic workboats in their successful bid, developing a vessel utilizing the same platform as the research vessel.
Newbuilding Bulker under Construction Will Be 1st Ship to Use Silicon Anti-fouling Paint
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced the first use of a new silicon-based anti-fouling paint for a 38,000-class bulker now under construction at the Minaminippon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. Shitanoe Works (Usuki-shi, Oita Prefecture). When completed, the new vessel will sail under a long-term charter with Doun Kisen Co., Ltd. (Namikata-cho, Ehime Prefecture). This new fluoropolymer foul release (*1) coating…
ONBOARD NOISE AND VIBRATION
The entire maritime industry benefits of the course ‘Onboard Noise and Vibration’ which is a joint initiative of HME in cooperation with the well known Dutch research institutes MARIN and TNO. The international training takes place in Delft, the Netherlands, on 24 and 25 May 2011. This training is of interest to engineers, naval architects, R&D managers and instructors. The training aims to link theory to daily practice and trains employees in the principles of noise and vibrations.
DELIVERY YARD NUMBER 288 ‘REM HRIST’
Yard number 288 from Ulstein Verft, the platform supply vessel ’Rem Hrist’, was delivered to Remøy Shipping at 3 March 2011. Rem Hrist’ is Remøy Shipping´s first vessel from Ulstein Verft. Her sister vessel, ’Rem Mist’, yard number 289, is under construction and will be delivered later this spring. The vessel is a large PSV, and is equipped with multi cargo tanks for dry media and liquids. There is a 360 degree view from the bridge, due to the exhaust system.
Cargotec Supplies MacGregor Access Equipment For Cruise Ships
Cargotec is supplying MacGregor access equipment for two cruise ships for MEYER WERFT, scheduled for delivery in 2013 and 2014. The contract includes passenger doors, tender platforms, shell doors and platforms for loading stores, bunkers and luggage, and for mooring operations, and the weight of the MacGregor equipment totals around 230 tonnes per shipset. "Each ship will be provided with MacGregor…