Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has established its "Rules for the Survey and Construction of Governmental and Naval Ships", technical rules that are applied to governmental ships and their onboard equipment.
The technology group Wärtsilä has delivered a navigation simulator and specific mathematical models to the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) in the city of Rauma, Finland. These will be used as an essential enabler in the Intelligent Shipping Technology
StormGeo and DNV GL announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digitalization and data standardization in the maritime industry.
Leading Classification Society ClassNK, Japan Marine United (JMU), and NAPA have completed a joint feasibility study on 3D model based plan approval using 3D CAD models as part of their technical investigation project.
High in the Arctic Circle lies the Northern Sea Route, one of the planet’s vital shipping arteries. It cuts a journey by almost a third compared to the southern route but it is passing through waters which are mostly frozen.
Anglo-Eastern, one of the world’s leading ship managers, has completed the successful roll-out of Navigator Port to its fleet of more than 600 vessels.
The “Atair” survey, wreck-search and research vessel – currently under construction at Fassmer in Berne, Germany – is equipped with SCHOTTEL propulsion systems. Ordered by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH), the vessel meets the highest environmental standards and is considered the first seagoing government agency vessel with low-emission liquid gas propulsion.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply the Belgian operator Delca Logistics BV (Delca) with a Super Gloria reachstacker with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2020 Q1 order intake, with delivery of the machine scheduled to take place in Q4 of 2020.
SCHOTTEL has won a contract from Ada Shipyard in Turkey to supply propulsion units for two double-ended Ro-Pax ferries. As part of the deal, the German propulsion manufacturer will provide a total of four SCHOTTEL Rudder EcoPellers (SRE) for the LMG 60 DE design vessels ordered recently by Norwegian ferry operator Norled. The move further strengthens SCHOTTEL’s position in the Norwegian ferry market.
Leading Classification Society ClassNK released its CBM Guidelines that explain the revised rules for using Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) in class surveys to promote the use of CBM technology.
Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with London construction services provider S. Walsh & Sons (‘Walsh’) for a CS2010 pusher tug from Concordia Damen. As a result of Concordia Damen’s practice of building stock hulls, the pusher will be available for quick delivery in summer this year.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order from VT Halter Marine Inc to supply deck machinery and cargo handling equipment to the US Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (PSC) programme. The order is booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter 2019 order intake, with delivery planned to take place in Q3 2021.
On 19th February BC Ferries held a naming ceremony for the first of its two Island Class Ferries at Victoria’s Point Hope Maritime. At the event, the names of the vessels – Island Discovery and Island Aurora – were revealed for the first time. T
“Bolko”, the first of a total of six multi-role tugs built by Remontowa Shipyard in Poland has recently been delivered to the Polish Navy. Further five tugs – “Gniewko”, “Mieszko”, “Semko”, “Leszko” and “Przemko” – are scheduled for delivery in the near future. Each of the ASD tugs is equipped with two SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers type SRP 360 FP. They will be used for military and logistic operations support at sea and in ports.
The all-inclusive, no-commitment VSAT service with the ultra-compact TracPhone V3-HTS is well-suited for vessels upgrading from legacy L-band