Technology

  • EPAK EVOLUTION…A TECHNOLOGY THAT DELIVERS...

    Telecommunication systems rank very high on the list of critical parts on any vessel. Reliability is therefore of utmost importance. EPAK has long understood this and specializes in delivering most reliable, high quality systems that can sustain connectivity even during harsh conditions in the middle of the ocean. As supplier for the

    German navy, EPAK products and services have to meet the highest requirements and at the same time be at the cutting edge of technological advancement.

  • Navy’s iconic Tupolev aircraft to be...

    The Indian Navy’s iconic Tupolev-142M anti-submarine warfare aircraft will be decommissioned on Wednesday after serving as a mainstay in guarding the Indian Ocean region for almost three decades.

  • Experts successfully test a novel oil spill...

    Tests conducted last week of a novel technology that can greatly accelerate the combustion of crude oil floating on water demonstrated its potential to become an effective tool for minimizing the environmental impact of future oil spills. Called the Flame Refluxer, the technology, developed by fire protection engineering researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) with funding from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), could make it possible to burn off spilled oil quickly while producing relatively low levels of air pollutants.

  • Launch of the Maritime Technology Cooperation...

    The historic launch of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Caribbean Region (MTCC-CA) was held at the Chaguaramas Campus of The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) on March 8th, 2017. The Office of the MTCC-CA was unveiled by the Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education and Professor Kenneth S. Julien, (Emeritus), T.C., founding and current Chairman of the Board of Governors of UTT, who inaugurated the facility with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.

  • World’s Largest Maritime Drone Contract Awarded

    Part of the world’s largest ever maritime drone contract has been awarded to Martek Marine (Martek), a technology supplier to ship operators, which has secured a two-year agreement with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA).

  • The Balanced Scorecard Institute and Informa...

     In partnership with international conference provider Informa Middle East, the Balanced Scorecard Institute announces the Strategy Execution and Innovation Forum, to be held May 7 - 10, 2017 at The Address Hotel Dubai Marina, UAE.

  • Norwegian Cruise Line Names New Ship Class...

    Norwegian Cruise Line has dubbed its new class of ship, first announced February 16, the Leonardo Project. The new class will consist of four ships, which will be built by Fincantieri S.p.A.; the first ship is scheduled for delivery June 2022, with the rest to follow in 2023, 2024 and 2025, with an option for two additional ships to be delivered in 2026 and 2027.

  • OceanGate plans an expedition to 3D scan the...

    Seattle-based OceanGate Inc. this week announced plans for a manned expedition to study the R.M.S. Titanic, the world’s most famous shipwreck. Fewer than 200 people have ever visited the Titanic since it sank in April 1912 according to historians’ estimates. To put that in perspective, more people have scaled the summit of Mt. Everest, or flown in space.

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Damen presents the next generation in harbour towage: safe, green and connected tugs

With the presentation of the RSD Tug 2513, on the 25th June at the ITS 2018 in Marseille, France, Damen introduces its next generation ship-handling tugs. Composed of a mix of new designs and a further evolution of existing designs, this next generation series is built on a solid foundation.  New and proven technologies are combined and applied in a modular way, to achieve the best balance in flexibility with high value for money over the entire lifecycle.

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Drones Can Make Or Break A Port

“It's already increased significantly over the past several years and as the ports industry becomes more technologically advanced, ports will continue to seek out new technologies that can improve their operational efficiency and increase safety. Today, I believe autonomous drones are one of the most important areas of technology that will change how industrial fields do business and how cities operate”. Some ports she adds, are already more progressive in their use of drones than others.

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Marlink boosts satellite capacity for Indian Ocean and Falkland Islands vessels

Marlink has boosted satellite capacity in the Indian Ocean and around the Falkland Islands with specific focus on delivering reliable, high bandwidth VSAT services to commercial fishing vessels. The new capacity is already enabling improved vessel and fleet operations and providing greater access to voice calling and Internet for crews on a number of Spanish tuna vessels in the Indian Ocean serviced by Marlink partner Nautical, while the extra bandwidth around the Falkland Islands has been put in place to meet a predicted spike in demand as more companies look for new fishing grounds.

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SKF and Hexatronic sign development partnership for industrialization of fiber optic sensing systems

SKF and Proximion AB, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hexatronic Group AB have entered into a development partnership for the industrialization of fiber optic sensing systems. The two parties will work together to combine SKF’s fiber optic bearing sensing technology with Proximion’s application integration experience and knowledge within development and production of advanced fiber optic sensors and data collection hardware units. 

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