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Home-Grown: S. Korea's First OCCS put to the Test

Jul 10, 2024

KR announced the successful installation of an onboard carbon capture system (OCCS) with purely domestic technology, and it will soon undergo internal verification testing.The project began in April 2023 as a collaborative effort with HMM, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and PANASIA…

Utilizing CFD Analysis to Optimize Vessel Ventilation

Jun 18, 2024

When envisioning the future of vessel design, considerations for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) may not always take precedence. Yet, the significance of proper HVAC systems cannot be overstated, particularly when it comes to ensuring optimal passenger experience…

Building the Next-Gen Maritime Prepositioning Ship & Auxiliary Crane Ship

May 10, 2024

The Military Sealift Command’s Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS) and Auxiliary Crane Ships (ACS) were built 50 years ago to pre-position vehicles and supplies in forward locations and load or unload them in undeveloped or damaged port facilities…

Classification and Building the New Fuels Pathway

May 09, 2024

Long-term initiatives led by classification societies are building the foundation for future fuels uptake.About this time last year, ABS CEO Chris Wiernicki said: “When you look at where we are and the steepness of the curve ahead, the biggest risk is the unintended safety consequences of change…

ICTSI Manila Takes Delivery of New Quay Cranes

Apr 23, 2024

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has significantly upgraded its ability to handle foreign ultra-container vessels with the recent arrival of three new quay cranes at its flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT)…

Constucution Starts on 10 Incat Crowther Ferries for Majestic Fleet

Feb 27, 2024

Singapore’s Majestic Fast Ferry Pte Ltd has commissioned Incat Crowther to design a new second generation 39-m passenger ferry as the basis of its future fleet. Incat Crowther’s range with PT Cahaya Samudra covers four vessels lengths; 29-, 32-…

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Feb 22, 2024

Brazil’s Porto Chibatão has taken delivery of four cranes from Liebherr which are now part of a fleet of 16 barge-slewing cranes in operation at the port.The port spans one million square metres. Its static load capacity stands at 40,000 TEUs…

AiP for World’s Largest Car Carrier

Dec 06, 2023

DNV awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate to China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Nanjing) Co., Ltd. for its 11,000-CEU capacity pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) design.Recognized as the world's largest PCTC, the 234m long and 40m wide ship will have 14 decks allowing 11…

Drone Used to Inspect Internal Structure of Container Crane

Oct 12, 2023

MITSUI E&S and Liberaware have demonstrated the use of the small industrial drone 'IBIS', specially designed for indoor spaces, to inspect the internal structure of a quayside container crane.Liberaware's small drone IBIS was used to take a…

Victoria International Container Terminal Gets New Automated STS Cranes

Oct 02, 2023

Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT), Australia’s first fully automated container terminal, will soon be handling the largest container ships to arrive in Australia after the recent delivery of two new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes…

Crowley and BWXT Working on Nuclear Power Generation Ships for Defense and Disaster Needs

Sep 20, 2023

Shipping and energy supply chain firm Crowley has teamed with nuclear power specialist BWX Technologies through a memorandum of understanding for a ship concept that, the companies say, has the potential to generate alternative, zero-carbon…

The "KISS Principle" & Managing, Measuring Ship Emissions

Aug 09, 2023

HydroComp is a well-established, small engineering firm focused on hydrodynamic and propulsion system simulation, providing design tools for engineers and naval architects to focus on vessel performance, including emissions. Don MacPherson, HydroComp’s long-tenured Technical Director…

Tärntank Wind-Assisted Tanker Trio to Sport Kongsberg Gear

Mar 28, 2023

Kongsberg Maritime will supply design, engineering and equipment for three MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready tanker ships being built for Danish tanker operator Tärntank. The 15,000-dwt tanker vessels will feature wind assist technology plus Tärntank’s own battery-powered Hybrid Solution…

VIDEO: Liebherr Debuts Lift Height Extension of STS in Australia

Jan 18, 2023

Liebherr Container Cranes completed its first ship to shore lift height increase with their new patented jacking system as part of Liebherr Transform. The operation was conducted under the supervision of Liebherr engineers at Patrick Terminals – Brisbane Autostrad…

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