Hans Langh News

14 Nov 2018

Langh Tech Delivers Scrubbers for the Greek Market

Photo: Langh Tech

Langh Tech has secured a large deal in Greece for the delivery of 10 shipset scrubber systems for Bulk Carriers and Product Tankers.Shipping companies Marmaras Navigation and Delta Tankers, owned by Mr. Diamantides, one of the most reputable Greek shipowners, have selected Langh Tech’s systems for their continuing fleet upgrade program.Marmaras and Delta Tankers belong to the first movers among the Greek ship owners, that have selected during early 2018 to entrust scrubber technology…

04 Sep 2018

Langh Tech Delivers Scrubbers for 12 NORDEN Vessels

Nord Manatee (© Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S)

Langh Tech said it will deliver SOx scrubber systems for a dozen vessels owned by Danish shipowner Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S, marking the Finnish scrubber manufacturer’s largest deal so far.Langh Tech Oy Ab will supply for retrofit four tankers and eight bulk carriers in the NORDEN- fleet with SOx scrubbers of open loop-type.The tankers have two boilers and a total of six exhaust gas sources are connected to the scrubber. Automation enables the scrubber plant to be operated in two exhaust gas cleaning modes corresponding to 0.1 or 0.5 percent sulphur in the fuel.

15 Jun 2017

Langh Tech Scrubber Honored

Photo: Langh Tech

The scrubber from Langh Tech received the Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award at the Baltic Sea Forum in Berlin. The third-place award was handed to Langh Group’s Chairman of the Board, Maritime Counsellor Hans Langh by Professor Kurt Bodewig, European Coordinator Baltic-Adriatic. The Forum was organized in connection with the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) Annual Forum. The Baltic Sea Clean Maritime Award is awarded to innovative and environmentally friendly solutions and ideas, which promote the well-being of the Baltic Sea.

07 Jan 2016

DeltaLangh Bought by Langh Tech

Sauli Vahtokari from Langh Group’s production and Langh Group’s Managing Director Laura Langh-Lagerlöf. (Photo: Langh Tech)

Langh Tech has bought Deltamarin Ltd’s share of the previously jointly owned DeltaLangh Ltd, which manufactures scrubbers and water treatment systems. “The cooperation with Deltamarin continues and Deltamarin Floating Construction can still provide turnkey scrubber installations,” said Laura Langh-Lagerlöf. The method developed by Langh is based on an environmentally friendly closed-loop scrubber that can also be used in open-loop mode. “The hands-on experience has been excellent.

19 Nov 2014

Langh Ship Elects New Managing Director

Laura Langh-Lagerlöf and Hans Langh (Photo: Langh Ship)

Oy Langh Ship Ab will receive a new managing director at the turn of the year, when the current managing director, Hans Langh, takes over as Chairman of the Board for the shipping company. Laura Langh-Lagerlöf has been elected as the company’s new managing director, effective January 1, 2015. The shipping company’s current Chairman of the Board, Tom Niemi (MSc Tech, chemical engineering), thanks Hans Langh for his more than 30 years of leadership with the company: “Hans has successfully steered the company through many storms.

02 Jun 2014

DeltaLangh Brings Closed Loop Scrubber to the Market

Langh Ship’s vessel M/S Laura

Deltamarin Ltd. and Oy Langh Ship Ab have come together to offer a cost effective and reliable solution to the sulphur requirements with the scrubber that Langh Ship has developed. The new scrubber is delivered by a joint venture company DeltaLangh Ltd., and it can also be supplied on a turnkey basis. As the new sulphur directive in the Sulphur Emission Control Area (SECA) comes into force in 2015, shipping companies are forced to choose a method to tackle the challenge. The new scrubber solution offered by DeltaLangh…

03 Oct 2013

Langh Ship Develops Exhaust Gas Scrubber

MS Laura

Although the sulphur limit for ship fuel in the North Sea and Baltic Sea is 1%, Langh Ship’s m/s Laura sails in the area with whatever fuel the charterer has found in Rotterdam, no matter how high its sulphur content. This is possible because the shipping company has equipped the vessel with a closed loop scrubber that emits exhaust gas that is even cleaner than if the fuel had a sulphur content of no more than 0.1%. Environmental regulations in this sulphur emission control area (SECA) have been tightened such that the sulphur limit for fuel will drop to 0.1% at the start of 2015.

29 Oct 2008

Langh Ship Recognized for Innovation

A steel transportation method developed by Oy Langh Ship Ab was awarded an honorable mention in the Finnish nationwide Productive Idea Competition. The award was presented at a banquet on Oct. 25, 2008 and received by Managing Director Hans Langh. Langh Ship’s newest products are the Cradle Cassettes that have been developed for transportation of big steel coils. The first series of the Cradle Cassettes began operating in traffic at the beginning of the year. They speed up cargo handling…

19 Jun 2008

Langh Named Maritime Counselor

Tarja Halonen, President of the , awarded an honorary title of Maritime counselor to Hans Langh on  June 12. Langh, born in 1949, is a businessman from , who has been in the shipping business since 1980. Hans Langh was one of the founding members of the Shipowners’ association for smaller ships in foreign trade in 1986, which later became the Cargoship association. On June 1, the winds changed in the Finnish shipping business when Suomen Varustamoyhdistys, the Cargoship Association and Ålands Redarförening united their forces with a new association, Finnish Shipowners’ Association.

30 Oct 2003

Langh Ship and MacGREGOR Give Presentation

Boxship 2003 focused on operating, designing and securing containerships. Among the invited lecturers were Hans Langh, CEO of Oy Langh Ship Ab, and Kim Olin, naval architect from MacGREGOR (FIN) Oy, who gave a presentation on innovative transport solutions for steel products. Developed and patented by Langh Ship, these transport solutions for the steel industry are marketed and sold together with the company’s close and long-standing partner, MacGREGOR (FIN) Oy. “We really appreciate this opportunity to present Langh Ship Cargo Solutions to the delegates of this international conference, as well as the feedback that we have received” Hans Langh and Kim Olin say.

13 Nov 2003

Product: Cradle Tweendecks Patent for Langh Ship

In the invention devised by Langh Ship, steel coils are transported on tweendecks that are equipped with integrated cradles. The method was granted a Finnish patent in 2001 and it has now passed the European Patent Office's inspection, which ascertained that the innovation's novelty, inventiveness and industrial applicability meet the requirements of the European Patent Convention. The invention thus received a European patent, which can be registered in all countries signatory to the European Patent Agreement. Cradle tweendecks facilitate steel coil loading, shipment and unloading at the port of destination. The system even enables fully automated cargo handling in the port and it can be used to optimize vessel stability, reduce cargo damage and fuel consumption.

20 Sep 2004

Innovative tweendeck Patented in U.S.

After thorough examination, Langh Ship’s invention was also acknowledged in the USA. The tweendeck method has previously been granted a European patent, as well as patents e.g. in Taiwan and South Africa. The company expects to receive further patents from many countries where patent office procedures take a longer time. ”This transportation method has also proved efficient in practice. Handling of the product is speeded up considerably, which improves the turnover of stocks.

21 Feb 2006

Langh Ship Orders Containerships

J.J.Sietas Schiffswerft in Hamburg. biggest ships of this kind in Finland. The ships under construction are typical container ships for feeder traffic. Managing Director at Langh Ship. container ships of this size. Bothnia and the Gulf of Finland. will be time-chartered for container traffic in the Baltic Sea and in the North Sea. with the newbuilding project. guides in the cargo holds. in addition to the normal 20 and 40 feet units, says Laura Langh. cargo. tween-decks for the transport of steel coils, says Laura Langh. MacGREGOR. the deck. on top of each other. which 100 in the cargo hold and 100 on the deck. output of 8,400 kW. The machinery provides a cruising speed of around 18 knot. It was also decided that the vessels will sail under the Finnish flag.

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