Another Tug Launched for Suderman & Young
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. said it launched on August 15, 2016 the final vessel in a series of four Z-Tech Class Terminal & Escort Tugs being constructed for Suderman & Young Towing Company. The tug Poseidon is scheduled to be delivered later in 2016. The launch ceremony was held at Eastern’s Nelson Street facility and hosted by Patrick D’Isernia, Project Manager of Eastern, with employees and guests in attendance.
Scienco/FAST is an original equipment manufacturer specializing in marine sewage devices, environmentally-friendly cleaners and other industrial water management technologies. These MSDs treat sewage and ensure compliance with ever-changing regulations. Scienco/FAST has several different models to offer, depending on physical footprint, weight of operating unit, access for retrofit installations, and price.
Klüber to Present New EALs at SMM
“Closer to you” is the motto, under which Klüber Lubrication will be presenting its latest environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs) for ships and offshore installations at the SMM 2016.
This Day In Naval History: August 30
1923 - USS Colorado (BB 45) is commissioned. Notable during her pre-World War II service, she helps in the search for missing aviator, Amelia Earhart, in 1937. During WWII, USS Colorado serves in the Pacific during World War II and is hit by kamikazes at Leyte in November 1944. 1929 - At New London, Conn., 26 officers and men test the Momsen lung to exit an intentionally-bottomed submarine. The device was created by Lt. C.B.
FlameRanger Automatically Detects and Fights Fires
Unifire AB’s FlameRanger is a first-of-its-kind robotic nozzle system which automatically detects and extinguishes fires for fixed installations, indoors and outdoors, for numerous applications and industries. The system uses two FV300 Array IR Detectors to detect and locate a fire in three dimensions (x, y, z). Up to four fires can be detected simultaneously, and the system knows the size and volume of the fire(s) as well.
ABB Launches Torque Monitoring System
ABB has launched a new torque monitoring system called Torductor Marine, which is aimed at optimizing engine and fuel efficiency in the maritime sector. The new offering will fit into ABB’s Marine Software portfolio, which visualizes the data for the onboard crew and can be shared with the ship’s shore-side support team. The launch of Torductor Marine follows on a successful trial aboard Stena Line’s freight ferry MV Stena Scotia, where sensors tracked the performance of the vessel’s engines.
MN100: MOPS Marine License Insurance
Since 1935, MOPS Marine License Insurance has defended the USCG licenses of mariners operating in every maritime sector in the United States. Its network of over 80 maritime law firms, representing almost 200 experienced maritime attorneys, provides MOPS policyholders with personal legal representation from the marine casualty to final disposition. MOPS provides Unlimited License Defense, Full or Partial Income Protection…
OSV firm Farstad Continues Restructuring Talks
Supply firm Farstad Shipping's CEO Karl Johan Bakken repeats is in stand-still agreement with lenders until Oct. * CEO says Oct. * Farstad shares down 4.7 pct to…
Banks Halt Support for Hanjin
A bankruptcy would be biggest ever for a container shipper. Hanjin Shipping Co's banks are halting support for the South Korean company, its lead creditor said,…
Jt Study by MOL, Yokohama University for Improving Ocean Shipping Market Forecast
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the company and its subsidiary MOL Information Systems, Ltd. have signed a contract with Yokohama National University…
Krishnapatnam Port, Maersk Launches Mainline Service for China
Krishnapatnam, the country’s largest all-weather; deep water port on the east-coast of India has marked another milestone towards operational excellence as it launched…
DNV GL Launches New Approach to Manage Uncertainty in Risk Assessment
There is increasing emphasis from regulators on addressing uncertainty in risk assessments to improve safety. DNV GL’s new paper, ‘Enabling confidence – addressing uncertainty in risk assessments’…
BV Classes First LNG-fuel Oil/Chemical Tanker
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has classed the first LNG-fuelled newbuilding oil/chemical tanker, the 15,000 dwt Ternsund, built under BV class at Avic Dingheng…
Esvagt Makes Vestdavit MissionEase First Choice for Mission Bay
Norway-based boat system and davit-handling specialist Vestdavit has secured a breakthrough order for its unique MissionEase multi-boat handling solution for mission bays…
SK Shipping Selects 5X72DF for LNG Carriers
Securing the position of its low-speed low-pressure X‑DF engines as market leaders, Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has been selected to supply two 5-cylinder X72DF…
China Cosco Sinks into Red
Dragged by lackluster freight rates in the maritime transport market during the first half of 2016, China Cosco Holdings logged a 7.2 billion yuan ($1.07 billion) net loss for the January-June half…
India Shipping Ministry Enlarges Scope of Sagarmala
India's Ministry of Shipping has formulated a revised Central Sector Scheme to provide financial support to Major and Non-Major Ports as well as State Governments…
Industry Wants Hanjin Shipping to Merge with Hyundai Merchant Marine
The Korea Shipowners’ Association (KSA) has officially suggested Hanjin Shipping merge with Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) to prevent court receivership and liquidation, reports Business Korea.
Doing Business Differently to Meet Sustainability Targets: DNV GL
Pressure is mounting on the global oil and gas industry to reduce environmental footprint at the same time as the industry is under significant cost pressure. Since business as usual is not an option…
DNV GL Backs John Laing on First Offshore Wind Investment
DNV GL successfully completed its due diligence work of the offshore wind farm “Nordergründe” in the North Sea, reviewing and quantifying the technical risks of the project.