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ABS Global Gas Team Holds Seminar Series Exploring Gas as Marine Fuel

By MarEx 2018-09-18 18:58:26

ABS is hosting a series of high-level seminars for shipowners and operators evaluating the long-term potential, technical and operational challenges and opportunities for gas as a marine fuel. “The marine industry is evaluating how to address rapidly changing energy markets against a backdrop of increasing environmental regulation. The regulatory shift combined with uncertainty in conventional liquid fuel pricing has made alternate fuels such as LNG a viable option for many in the industry,” said ABS Vice President of Global Gas...

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DNV GL Awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for Very Large Ethane Carrier

By MarEx 2018-09-18 18:52:33

Leading classification society DNV GL has awarded Chinese shipyard Jiangnan with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a 93,000-cubic meter (cbm) very large ethane carrier. Johan Petter Tutturen, Business Director Gas Carriers, DNV GL – Maritime, presented the AiP certificate to Hu Keyi, Chief Engineer of Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd, at the Gastech trade fair in Barcelona. The flexible, efficient and environmentally friendly design was developed by Jiangnan Shipyard in cooperation with GTT, DNV GL and major...

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Danfoss Shows Cross-Segment Strength at SMM 2018

By MarEx 2018-09-18 18:45:22

The Danfoss booth at SMM 2018 in Hamburg – the world's largest maritime fair – comprised a strong, One Danfoss focus with marine industry product solutions Danfoss Power Solutions, Drives, IXA, IA and Semco. The bi-annual event was held September 8-11 in Hamburg, attracting more than 50,000 industry visitors and nearly 2,300 exhibitors. To capture the feeling and power of One Danfoss and make Danfoss Marine relevant to the industry, the booth was categorized in industry-relevant themes with related solutions, serving...

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WE Tech Provides Solutions for First LNG Handysize Bulk Carrier

By MarEx 2018-09-18 17:30:15

On August 20, 2018, the first LNG dual-fueled handysize bulk carrier in the world –M/V Haaga was delivered to her Finnish shipowner ESL Shipping from Jinling Shipyard in Nanjing, China. The Finnish hybrid solutions company WE Tech provided its innovative solutions for M/V Haaga to reduce her environmental footprint by minimizing its energy consumption and emissions. The energy efficiency solutions, including Economical Operations and Boost Mode with the direct drive permanent magnet shaft generator, represent the latest in technology and...

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Rutter Celebrates 20 Years of Providing Innovative Technology

By MarEx 2018-09-18 17:19:04

This week Rutter staff celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the company with corporate events at their head office in St. John’s.   In 1998, Rutter was incorporated to meet the emerging demand for Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and general manufacturing engineering services. In 2003, Rutter expanded its product offerings to include the sigma S6 line of specialty radar processing systems, where the company maintains its focus today. In 2012, Rutter acquired OceanWaveS GmbH of Germany, adding their WaMoS...

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Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Launches Offshore Division

By MarEx 2018-09-18 17:13:23

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has set up a new business unit to focus on the oil and gas and offshore energy renewables markets. The dedicated expert team, comprising of technical and marine superintendents, crew managers and senior management members, will support owners and operators globally by providing integrated third-party ship management services specifically to the offshore market.  The services include technical management, crew management, newbuilding supervision, fleet maintenance and repair, lay-up solutions, travel services and software application solutions, all tailored...

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Safebridge Presents New Type-Specific ECDIS Training

By MarEx 2018-09-18 17:03:58

Safebridge, one of the leaders in the field of human resource competence management in the maritime industry, is now adding the type-specific training (TST) course for the new Synapsis ECDIS NX from Raytheon Anschütz to its portfolio. The ECDIS NX is the first user-defined ECDIS, an application created from seafarers for seafarers, with an unparalleled intuitiveness in use and function to increase safe navigation. A new level: TST ECDIS NX training by Safebridge Razvan Braghesiu, Content Manager at Safebridge, talks...

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Samson Partners with Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network

By MarEx 2018-09-17 21:40:00

Samson, the developer of high-performance synthetic rope solutions and global market leader in commercial marine applications, has signed an exclusive agreement with the Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network (Network) for the manufacture and marketing of EVATS—a new approach to emergency vessel attachment and towing. “Success is built upon teamwork and partnerships,” said Network President and CEO Buddy Custard. “The Network is excited about this agreement with Samson and to be a part of their team as we collectively develop...

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C&C Marine Delivers Third Towboat to Marquette Transportation

By MarEx 2018-09-17 19:04:41

Belle Chasse, LA based C&C Marine and Repair has delivered to Marquette Transportation Company the m/v Jerry Jarrett, the third in a series of new 6,600 horsepower, 160’ x 50’ triple-screw z-drive towboat. The m/v Jerry Jarrett is being delivered just four months after the second towboat in the series, m/v Chris Reeves, was delivered and only seven months after the first boat in the series, m/v Cindy L. Erickson, was delivered by C&C Marine and Repair on February 16,...

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Bakker Sliedrecht Wins Contract to Outfit Bibby WaveMaster Horizon

By MarEx 2018-09-17 18:59:27

After the successful commissioning of Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Bibby WaveMaster 1, Damen Shipyards started building its successor Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, purpose-built for the transfer and accommodation of support and maintenance engineers at offshore wind farms. Electrical system integrator Bakker Sliedrecht has once again been commissioned by Damen to supply all main electrical installations for the luxury hotel vessel. "With the first ship, all the work has been carried out satisfactorily. We are very pleased with the follow-up,” says Account...

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