Shell Marine’s recommendations on medium-speed engine oils selection have saved the equivalent of around $123,000 annually for its customer Hainan Strait Shipping Co. Ltd, one of China’s leading operators of ro-ro tonnage.
Jotun has maintained its number one position in marine coatings despite the “horrific” market conditions of the past few years: adapting, evolving and building to stay ahead. Now, says CEO Morten Fon, with what appears to be “light at the end of the tunnel”, the company is well positioned to consolidate that leadership.
Classification society DNV GL has completed type approval of the ND Secure Endpoint maritime cyber protection system and presented Israel headquartered Naval Dome with a certificate of compliance to its DNV GL CP-0231 class programme.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has taken the latest step towards its goal to offer the whole equipment portfolio as electrically powered options by 2021 with the announcement of Cummins as the electrification solution provider for its terminal tractor offering.
Inmarsat, the global leader in mobile satellite communications, has joined forces with two leading start-up programmes, Rainmaking’s Trade and Transport Impact (T&TI) and Bluetech Accelerator, to create initiatives that directly support start-ups focused on IoT and big data innovation in the maritime, ports and logistics supply chain.
DNV GL has been awarded a contract for the classification of the passenger sailing ship Sea Cloud Spirit, built by Metalships & Docks in Vigo, Spain. Representatives from both companies came together in Vigo this week to sign the agreement.
New electric ferry to operate on an Icelandic route known for its harsh weather conditions will benefit from efficiency and sustainability enabled by ABB’s technology.
Tokyo – ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.6.0.0, developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC & OT including amendments based on feedback from the industry.
The “Branddirektor Westphal”, Europe’s most state-of-the-art fireboat, is fitted with SCHOTTEL thrusters: two SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers and two SCHOTTEL Transverse Thrusters enable maximum manoeuvrability and optimum efficiency.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a deal to supply six Kalmar Zero Emission Rubber-tired Gantry cranes (RTGs) to South Florida Container Terminal, LLC. The cranes will be equipped with a busbar energy system and operator assist features like auto steering and container stack profiling.
The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place onboard the ‘Hagland Captain’, a general cargo vessel owned by Hagland Shipping. It will be the first project of its kind ever in short-sea shipping applications. The agreement was signed in December 2018.
StormGeo and DNV GL announced today that they have signed an agreement to consolidate their fleet performance solutions under one banner. The agreement will combine DNV GL’s ECO Insight and Navigator Insight solutions with StormGeo’s FleetDSS and ship reporting solutions. By this a new industry leader in fleet performance management is created as part of StormGeo.
Paul M. Romer, a recipient of the 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, has been confirmed as the latest high profile speaker for Nor-Shipping’s Ocean Leadership Conference on 4 June. Romer, a former Chief Economist at the World Bank, will address ways to deliver long-term economic growth related to the ocean space, providing valuable insights and a unique global perspective.
Compliance in ballast water treatment depends on crew knowledge as well as the ballast water treatment system itself. To help customers secure the needed competence, Alfa Laval is expanding its Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 training programme with crew training in Houston, Manila and Mumbai.
Damen Shiprepair Oskarshamnsvarvet (DSO) has won a public tender for the contract to undertake a lifetime extension project on the passenger ferry Waxholm II. Built in 1983, the 35.5 metre ferry carries up to 350 passengers and is operated by Waxholms Ångfartygs AB (Waxholmsbolaget), the public body responsible for public transport by boat in the Greater Stockholm region. She is owned by Region Stockholm, the regional authority.