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Fincantieri and Abu Dhabi Shippbuilding to Collaborate in the UAE

By MarEx 2019-02-21 15:44:30

During the Abu Dhabi 2019 International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX), Fincantieri and Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding (ADSB), the leading shipbuilder in the United Arab Emirates specialized in the construction, repair and refit of military and commercial vessels, today announced that they have reached an agreement in principle to explore future forms of industrial and market cooperation in the UAE shipbuilding segment. The agreement, to be detailed in the near future with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), falls...

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Trace Laborde Appointed Marine Manager of Laborde Products

By MarEx 2019-02-20 19:02:09

Effective January 1, 2019, Trace Laborde was named Marine Manager of Laborde Products, Inc. Trace previously held the role of Branch Manager of Laborde Products Houston Operations, with responsibility of the marine business in the Texas market. Going forward Trace will be responsible for continuing the growth of Laborde Products’ marine business. Laborde Products is a distributor of marine engines for Mitsubishi, Yanmar, OXE Diesel Outboards, BUKH and Steyr Motors in the Gulf Coast, Inland River Valley and Caribbean. “Trace...

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First Diesel-Electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 DP2, IMO Tier 3 Ordered

By MarEx 2019-02-20 18:58:08

On the 25th of January 2019 the contract was signed between Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld (DSHa) and longstanding client Herman Sr. for the building of the first diesel-electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 SD DP2. The new vessel is scheduled for delivery by the first half of 2020 and will be named Brutus. The Shoalbuster 3514 SD (shallow draft) DP2 (dynamic positioning 2) will be the first of a new Shoalbuster class and one of the largest and most sophisticated in the range,...

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NOSKE-KAESER Celebrates its 140th Anniversary

By MarEx 2019-02-20 18:47:49

The long-established Hamburg company NOSKE-KAESER Maritime Solutions will be turning 140 years old. Managing director Jürgen Matthes is delighted about the jubilee: “This is a very special anniversary for us. The company has had its ups and downs over the decades, but with outstanding products, loyal employees and a loyal customer and supplier base, ultimately it appears that success can be achieved even in uncertain times.” Following the acquisition by ENGIE Axima, which is part of the French ENGIE energy...

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Shoreham Port Hosts Sustainability Tour

By MarEx 2019-02-20 16:20:32

Attendees from the Sustainable Business Partnership’s Utilise Plus program enjoyed an informative visit to Shoreham Port this week to learn about sustainability at the Port. Sustainable Business Partnership CIC is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that works with businesses, social enterprises and public sector organisations to help them reduce costs and environmental impact through improving resource efficiency. The Sustainability Business Partnership also works with organizations in the environment and low carbon sectors to help them develop their businesses and create...

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Seaboard Marine Goes Live with XVELA’s Stowage Solution

By MarEx 2019-02-20 16:13:53

XVELA, the world’s first cloud collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, today announced that Seaboard Marine, a trade leader in the Western Hemisphere, has gone live with XVELA’s cloud-based Collaborative Stowage Solution to improve stowage efficiency and real-time visibility into terminal operations. The Miami-based carrier will use XVELA’s platform to perform container vessel stowage planning activities, share key collaborative information and view real-time terminal operations data to maximize port stay operations as well as improve communication, efficiency, and...

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New SCHOTTEL Shallow-Water Thruster SPJ 30 Extends Range to 150kW

By MarEx 2019-02-20 16:05:40

SCHOTTEL, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of marine propulsion systems, is presenting the new SCHOTTEL Pump Jet type SPJ 30 – a state-of-the-art shallow-water thruster that is suitable for a wide range of different vessel types, such as passenger vessels, ferries, work vessels and freighters.  Available in the power class up to 150kW, the azimuth thruster is characterized by optimal efficiency and gives the vessel maximum maneuverability. The thrust and propulsion efficiency have been further enhanced, particularly by means...

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HudsonTrident and Fundación Tito Mella Awarded Cyber Security Grant

By MarEx 2019-02-20 15:54:19

HudsonTrident, Inc., an affiliate of HudsonAnalytix, Inc., and the Fundación Tito Mella are pleased to announce the receipt of a United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) technical assistance grant to develop a national port cyber security assessment platform in the Dominican Republic.  HudsonTrident’s HACyberLogix-informed assessment approach will enable four Dominican ports to cost-effectively assess their entire organizational cyber security capabilities and identify cybersecurity capability vulnerabilities. The assessments will support HudsonTrident, the Fundación Tito Mella, and the Dominican port...

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Herbert-ABS Launches HECSTAB Offshore Stability Evaluation Software

By MarEx 2019-02-19 19:23:42

Herbert-ABS Software Solutions LLC today announced the launch of its HECSTAB Offshore Stability Evaluation Software. Designed with a versatile user interface featuring improved 3D and 2D viewports, HECSTAB allows naval architects to easily evaluate multiple design options for non-ship shaped offshore assets. “HECSTAB is a powerful commercial application enabling users to simply create multiple models of offshore assets and quickly analyze the stability impact of design changes,” said Hendrik Bruhns, President, Herbert-ABS Software Solutions LLC. “HECSTAB allows the user to...

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Kongsberg to Deliver State-of-the-Art K-Sim Fishery Simulator

By MarEx 2019-02-19 19:21:48

Kongsberg Digital has signed a contract with VDAB (the Flemish Service for Employment and Vocational Training) in Belgium for the delivery of a K-Sim Full Mission Fishery Simulator for beam trawling. Surpassing STCW-F (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers for Fishing Vessel Personnel) requirements, the unique functionality, flexibility and hydrodynamic realism of K-Sim Fishery were key criteria in VDAB’s significant commitment. K-Sim Fishery sets a benchmark for accurately replicating the working environment, equipment and operational processes of a...

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