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Shell Offers Critical Cylinder Oil Guidance for IMO2020

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-20 11:46:39

Shell Marine has published a new White Paper that offers ship owners and operators the critical guidance they need on cylinder oils and engine care to transition successfully through the IMO global cap on fuel sulphur content from January 1, 2020.   ‘IMO 2020 Ready’ from Shell Marine sets out the commercial, operational and technical challenges faced by customers before, during and after the regulatory deadline. The publication gives in-depth guidance on the cylinder oils best suited to support...

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ChartCo Relocates Offices to the Heart of Rotterdam

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-18 11:49:22

In a move which supports ChartCo’s ongoing expansion, the company is relocating from Driemanssteeweg 200 to Parmentierplein 20, Rotterdam with a brand-new technology office, thereby siting the firm at the epicentre of Europe’s largest port. ChartCo’s new central location will help to support customers and provide an excellent base from which to present the company’s innovative products. ChartCo’s dedicated Dutch sales and support team will also be based at the new site from 18th October 2019, with all contact details...

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K Line, MOL, NYK Share Ship Data Using ShipDC Platform

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-18 10:06:23

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (”K” LINE), Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Ltd. (MOL), and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have begun sharing of operational data acquired from the monitoring system installed in their container ships with their charter, Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE), through the IoS-Open Platform (IoS-OP) promoted by Ship Data Center Ltd. (ShipDC).   As ”K” LINE, MOL, and NYK have managed the data by different frameworks, ONE needed to carry out data conversion. With the IoS-OP’s...

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Shoreham Port "Wears it Pink" for Breast Cancer Research

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-18 10:04:27

The Shoreham Port team are donning their favourite pink items and taking part in an office bake sale today in support of Wear it Pink, the annual fundraising day that raises money for Breast Cancer Now. Staff across the Port’s two offices are raising money which will be match funded by the Port. Breast Cancer Now, which merged with Breast Cancer Care earlier in the year to create the UK’s first comprehensive breast cancer charity, works to support and fund...

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Fincantieri Cuts Windstar's Star Breeze in Half

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-17 21:19:28

It’s only appropriate that the culture that gave birth to the Renaissance is where Windstar Cruises ushers in a new era as the leader in small ship cruising by making the final cut to the hull of Star Breeze to “stretch” the first of its three ships and begin the process of inserting a new 84-foot mid-section (25.6 meters) that will help evolve and transform the Windstar experience....

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iNavX Incorporates AIS Data into its Navigation App

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-17 21:13:57

iNavX, the leading marine navigation app, now delivers AIS data to boaters on their phone or tablet without the need for a transponder. The new iNavX AIS LIVE service allows the user to connect any mobile device to the AIS Live global network of antennas. Ship movements are broadcast to the iNavX app in real time and presented directly on the chart. iNavX AIS LIVE provides instant access to available AIS data making vessels visible to the app user without...

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SCHOTTEL Delivers Propulsion Units for First Zero-Emissions Push Boat

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-17 21:10:56

The innovative “Elektra” push boat, ordered by Berlin harbour’s warehousing and logistics firm BEHALA and developed at the Department of Design and Operation of Maritime Systems at the Technical University of Berlin, will be equipped with rudderpropellers from the German propulsion expert SCHOTTEL. The hybrid canal push boat is powered by a combination of fuel cells, batteries and an electric motor. The “Elektra”, which is currently under construction at the Hermann Barthel shipyard in Derben (Germany), will be the first...

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Capt. Phillips Trust Announces Fall Gala Dinner

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-17 21:04:09

The Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust has opened registration for its 2019 Washington, D.C. Fall Gala and Scholarship Fundraising Event, which will be held on November 4 and the Westin Washington National Harbor. Funds contributed to the Trust directly support a maritime scholarship program that supports students of all ages and backgrounds pursuing a maritime career. This year, the Trust will honor two individuals for their lifetime contributions to the U.S. maritime industry in the areas of education...

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SAFE Delivers Three New Boats for FDNY

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-17 16:34:52

SAFE Boats International (SAFE), delivered boats 17, 18 and 19 to the marine division of the New York Fire Department during the month of August. Since 2006 SAFE has successfully built and delivered a variety of boats to FDNY ranging in size from a 27’ full cabin vessel with firefighting equipment all the way up to the 64’ “Bravest” with three separate fire pump stations that went into service in 2011. The three latest additions to the FDNY fleet are...

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ERMA FIRST Invests in METIS Cyberspace Technology

By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-17 16:23:08

ERMA FIRST, the maritime-focused environmental engineering group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a controlling interest in METIS Cyberspace Technology that was previously owned by the Germanos – led Olympia Group. Established in 2016, METIS is specialized in electronic engineering, IoT, cloud computing and artificial intelligence, offering a platform that enables shipping companies to acquire and analyze data to improve performance over a wide range of operational aspects. The innovative METIS platform uses cloud-based virtual personal assistants that work...

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