DNV GL surveyors have used a remotely piloted drone to inspect cargo holds on commercial vessels and Jack up Rigs. DNV GL is currently the only classification society offering official drone surveys that are credited as close up surveys
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.
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.
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.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority launched a new, innovative initiative to further grow and advance its maritime sector, with the goal of making it a larger contributor to the country’s economic diversification efforts.
based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Peace Boat has provided new details on the liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering plans for its upcoming Ecoship, a hybrid wind and solar powered vessel that will be equipped with a "future-ready" hybrid engine and is set to run on cleaner fuels, Passenger Ship Technology reports.
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.
GTT has received a new order from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) concerning the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier, on behalf of a European ship-owner. The delivery of the ship is planned for the third quarter 2020.
The technology group Wärtsilä announces another milestone achievement with regard to its Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. The 34DF engine has been awarded the USA Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tier III certification for diesel mode operation when installed together with the Wärtsilä NOx Reducer (NOR) system. The Wärtsilä NOR is a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system that converts nitrogen oxides (NOx) with the aid of a catalyst into diatomic nitrogen (N2) and water. Wärtsilä is the first engine manufacturer to be awarded this certification.
Globecomm, one of the leading providers of maritime connectivity services, has supplied its global Ku-band VSAT service to specialist shipowner and manager Briese Schiffahrts in support of its fleet growth plans.
Gantrex’ TrenchLok™ cable trench cover, efficiently and economically protects cranes’ power cables from damage and enables safe crossing-traffic of pedestrians or trucks along the crane tracks
Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG) entered into agreement with Rolls-Royce plc to acquire Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine, a world leading technology business within maritime operations.