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  • National Franchise System of Shipping and...

    Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (BLIN), a leader in cloud-based Web Content Management, eCommerce and Marketing Automation services announced today that one of the nation’s largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers has launched a new corporate intranet powered by Bridgeline Digital’s enterprise solutions.

  • New Maritime Satellite Communication Antenna Aids...

    Intellian Technologies, based in Seoul, South Korea, which produces maritime satellite communication antenna technology introduced the v65, a 60cm class Ku/Ka convertible satellite communications system at the recent Satellite 2017 show in Washington DC. The v65 is aimed at driving the adoption of new connectivity solutions in the mobility market by making access to both Ku and Ka band on the same antenna system simple and cost-effective.

  • Maritime Will Use Shipping2030 Europe And Green...

    There’s now less than three weeks to go until over 400 industry leaders from the world of maritime innovation, green technology and ground-breaking digitalisation will come together for GST Europe & Shipping2030 conferences. Taking place between 22-24 March, delegates will debate key issues including: digital models of doing business; smart and autonomous shipping and operations; green technology for cleaner air and water; how to guarantee a sustainable shipping industry.

  • ABS Publishes Advisory on Hybrid Electric Power...

    ABS has announced that, in an effort to provide "the critical information marine and offshore owners and operators need to make smarter decisions about energy generation and storage," the classification society has published the ABS Advisory on Hybrid Electric Power Systems.

  • Atlas unveils hitech coastal surveillance systems

    Atlas Telecom, a full service communications technology integration and security solutions company, has launched its breakthrough coastal surveillance and protection systems for UAE and GCC Security authorities at the ongoing International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Idex 2017) in Abu Dhabi.

  • World's First Purpose-built LNG Bunkering...

    ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation, and NYK have taken delivery of the world's first purpose built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd., at the Yeongdo shipyard in Busan, Korea. She will run on LNG for her maiden voyage, after a few days of loading LNG delivered by trucks at the shipyard.
     

  • Navico gets Vodafone clout

    Using the Vodafone Global Internet of Things (IoT) SIM, GoFree can provide vessel operators, fleet managers, and service technicians with the ability to monitor, log, transmit and report important vessel information in real-time.  

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Ultrasound – The Silent Revolution

Marine growth causes every year considerable amount of money and labor for ship owners. The cost of removing the growth, loss of speed and extra fuel expenses are all cost that can be avoided. Biocorrosion is also an issue that can be avoided.

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Port of Rotterdam launches pilot project with bunkering app

The port of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest bunkering port. To make the bunkering (i.e. refuelling) of ships in Rotterdam even more efficient, transparent and reliable, the Port of Rotterdam Authority and various bunkering parties are launching a trial project that allows users to submit bunkering announcements digital. In due time, this online procedure is intended to replace the existing announcements via VHF. The project is the first step towards completely paperless bunkering where the Port Authority is committed to making bunkering more efficient.

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Computer-based training for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 will benefit in securing compliance and crew competence

Lack of crew knowledge is not a valid reason for non-compliance in ballast water treatment. This is clear from statements made by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and is also suggested by the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention guidelines. To help customers manage the challenge of keeping crews updated and trained, Alfa Laval is introducing Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Computer-Based Training (CBT).

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Navico® and C-MAP Announce Merger

Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced yesterday that they have merged. Effective immediately, C-MAP will become another powerful brand in the Navico portfolio — alongside Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G®.

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Mexican Navy and Damen cooperating in most technologically advanced naval ship in Latin America

Damen Shipyards Group and the Mexican Navy, via the Directorate General of Shipbuilding, are currently working together to build the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA (from its initials in Spanish)), the most technologically advanced vessel in Latin America. With this, the Mexican Navy will join the long list of navies around the world that have Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding vessels in their fleets. POLA will be the Mexican version of the Damen SIGMA 10514, a proven design that has booked successful results internationally. POLA will be 107 metres in length, with a beam of 14 metres. It will be able to sail at speeds of up to 25+ knots and a capacity of more than 20 days at sea. 

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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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