The globally exclusive HydroPen™ distributor and leading safety solutions expert, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, has announced the signing of a fleetwide contract with a major global container shipping operator to integrate the HydroPenTM System for container firefighting.
ULSTEIN and SCHOTTEL announce today that they will start cooperating to take the next step in automation and digitalisation within marine operations. The former ULSTEIN subsidiary, Ulstein Blue CTRL, will continue as an independent company under the name Blue CTRL.
On 11th July, Damen Shipyards Den Helder signed a midlife upkeep (MLU) contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence. With this contract, support ship HNLMS Pelikaan, along with hydrographic survey vessels HNLMS Snellius and HNLMS Luymes, all of the Royal Netherlands Navy, are heading to Damen Shipyards Den Helder for an extensive maintenance and modernization programme.
Since its introduction to the market a mere three years ago, the SCHOTTEL azimuth Rudder EcoPeller SRE has delivered on a wide range of different applications for open sea and coastal operating conditions. In doing so, it has both shored up the ferry segment and moved far beyond it. In the ferry market, the SRE demonstrates its highly efficient and ecologically clean propulsion while also meeting the strict environmental regulations of the Norwegian market.
The Fairplayer and her team have successfully completed the pre-installation and tensioning of a shallow water CALM buoy mooring system at a depth of 26 metres for the Mersa El-Hamra terminal offshore Egypt.
Kongsberg Maritime has today received two of the Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards presented at an award ceremony in Amsterdam. The company received the Innovation of the Year award for its SAVe Energy lithium-ion energy storage system, and the Propulsion System Manufacturer of the Year award for its contribution to the industry over the last 12 months.
27 June, 2019, saw distinguished political and industry kingpins congregate at the Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa in Finland for an afternoon of closed-door talks at what was the first SEA20 High-Level Meeting.
Two and a half years on from the genesis of the FCS 7011 concept in response to extensive feedback from the offshore energy sector, the build of the first of this revolutionary design has begun at Damen Shipyards Antalya, Turkey. This milestone, the result of many thousands of hours of discussions, development work, engineering and cross-industry collaboration, was marked by a traditional keel-laying ceremony held at the yard.
ChartCo is expanding its OneOcean digital solution with its new ’Fixed Price Pay As You Sail’ (PAYS) system The brand-new product will be launched on 1 July 2019. ChartCo is expanding its OneOcean digital solution with its new ’Fixed Price Pay As You Sail’ (PAYS) system which is the first such system to allow budgetary certainty and global ENC data for planning and navigation purposes.
On Monday, 17th June, heavy-lift vessel Black Marlin departed Shanghai. On deck with eighteen Concordia Damen inland shipping vessel hulls and a Damen Crane Barge 6324, bound for Rotterdam. Concordia Damen regularly conducts such heavy-lift transportations as a means of providing its customers with cost-efficient vessels.
KONGSBERG has signed an agreement with the shipbuilding firm T.Mariotti to provide its K-Bridge Integrated Bridge System (IBS) with K-Pos Dynamic Positioning (DP) functionality for two ultra-luxury, purpose-built expedition cruise newbuilds to Carnival Corporation.
he technology group Wärtsilä, the Netherlands based Maritime Research Institute MARIN and Italian ship owner Grimaldi, have together successfully designed an Energy Saving Device (ESD), suitable for use by ships with Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPPs). Following model tests, and subsequent sea trials with Grimaldi’s ‘Grande Portogallo’, a 165 metres long Pure Car & Truck Carrier, fuel efficiency gains of 3.5 percent were confirmed.
Speaking at the CIMAC conference in Vancouver recently, Dr Alexander Knafl, MAN Energy Solutions, presented the results of a new study which examines the potential of hybrid power solutions in light of tightening regulations on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The result of a cooperation between MAN Energy Solutions, Corvus Energy, and DNV GL, HYCAS examines the cost effectiveness of hybrid power solutions in a 1,700 TEU container feeder vessel.
The first European dredger converted to dual-fuel LNG/MGO propulsion has departed Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) to return to work, 23 months after contract signing. The 117 metre, 8,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain is owned by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports and operated by the Port of Nantes-Saint-Nazaire.
Kongsberg Maritime is pleased to report that it has signed the first contract for the new HUGIN® Superior 6000-meter rated AUV (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle). HUGIN® Superior was introduced to the market in December 2018 and provides significantly enhanced data, positioning and endurance capabilities while building on the proven track record of the HUGIN® AUVs