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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…

New 250kW Hydrogen Fuel Cell Prepped for Maritime

Jul 10, 2024

Sydrogen Energy Pte. Ltd. (Sydrogen), a Singapore-based fuel cell components and systems company, announced its entry into the maritime market with a 250 kW fuel cell power module. Developed in a collaboration signed with Shanghai Hydrogen Propulsion Technology Co…

SAAM Terminals, Next Port AI Partner

Jul 08, 2024

SAAM Terminals closed a global collaboration agreement with Next Port AI, the technology subsidiary of the global company Moffatt & Nichol, to implement its new platform that combine DigitalTwin and Artificial Intelligence technologies: a digital replica of the port´s physical assets…

Fratelli Cosulich Orders Pair of Chemical Bunkering Tankers

Jul 08, 2024

Fratelli Cosulich Group placed an order for two 7,999 dwt IMO2 chemical bunkering tankers at Taizhou Maple Leaf Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., with options to build two more units.The delivery of the first of these methanol-ready vessels will be in the first half of 2026…

Nordic Fender and SkyLab Advance Smart Fenders

Jul 04, 2024

Nordic Fender has entered a strategic partnership with SkyLab IoT for the development and expansion of smart fender and buoy solutions that provide real-time data worldwide.Nordic Fender products can now benefit from live monitoring of critical parameters such as air pressure…

MoorMaster System Installed at DP World San Antonio

Jun 28, 2024

Cavotec announced the inauguration of our MoorMaster automated vacuum mooring system at DP World San Antonio, the largest multipurpose port in Chile. This milestone marks the first implementation of an automated mooring system in South America…

Preparing for Floating Wind – Leveraging the Oil & Gas Supply Chain

Jun 28, 2024

Examining similarities and differences between the deepwater oil & gas and the emerging floating wind segment.There has been much excitement around the potential for the offshore wind industry to access deeper water sites through the deployment of floating wind technology…

Ship Tech Facilitate 'Green' Shipping is Ready to Go, Says Haslebakke

Jun 27, 2024

Recognizing the need for climate action, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adapted a new strategy in 2023 to incorporate a net-zero emissions goal for all vessels by or around 2050. 'With a lifetime of 20-30 years for a vessel built today…

New Hybrid-electric Cranes Arrive at Port Houston

Jun 26, 2024

Port Houston announced the arrival of six hybrid-electric rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes that will help the port to boost sustainability and operational efficiency.Including this most-recent delivery, the Port has acquired 26 new RTGs since December 2023…

Intergis Orders New Mobile Harbor Crane

Jun 26, 2024

Intergis Co. Ltd has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald ESP.5 Mobile Harbor Crane to improve its general cargo and bulk handling capacity and lower local emissions at the Port of Busan in South Korea. This new Generation 6 machine builds extra versatility…

Hapag-Lloyd and ZeroNorth Team Up on Bunker Procurement

Jun 26, 2024

A new partnership between container carrier Hapag-Lloyd and tech company ZeroNorth will aim to develop and launch a new bunker procurement and planning solution for the maritime industry.The partners said on Wednesday that they will set out…

Saudi Global Ports Buys 80 Electric Prime Movers

Jun 26, 2024

Saudi Global Ports (SGP) reports it has procured 80 electric prime movers (e-PMs) from SANY Marine Heavy Industry Co. Ltd. (SANY) for use at the container terminals of King Abdulaziz Port Dammam (KAPD). SANY will also supply the charging stations…

Tip #60 - AI & Maritime Trainers ... "Watch Your Back ... " [Part II]

Jun 25, 2024

Training Tips for Ships [#60]Last month’s Training Tips for Ships discussed the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the future of maritime training. My thoughts on this were triggered by the recent headline in the Financial Times: “Andreessen Horowitz raises $7…

Höegh Autoliners Orders Customized Simulators from Kongsberg Digital

Jun 24, 2024

Höegh Autoliners ordered from Kongsberg Digital a K-Sim Navigation and K-Sim Engine simulator models, specifically designed for training crew on environmentally friendly Höegh's Aurora Class vessels.Höegh’s new vessels will be the largest and…

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