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Powerful Version of PrimeShip-HULL Design Software from ClassNK

Posted to Powerful Version of PrimeShip-HULL Design Software from ClassNK (by Joseph Fonseca) on June 5, 2013

The new version of its PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) ship design support software is the latest creation by ClassNK that could bring about a sea-change in ship building. Amongst other features this version incorporates the new second draft of the IACS Harmonized Common Structural Rules…

Algae blooms

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on May 28, 2013

Algae are single-celled protists (primitive organisms with both plant and animal characteristics) also known as phytoplankton. There are a wide variety of algae and they are commonly found in fresh water and marine environments. In certain conditions…

Market expectations from DNV and GL merger

Posted to Market expectations from DNV and GL merger (by Joseph Fonseca) on January 23, 2013

The recent announcement of the merger of the two classification societies Germanischer Lloyd (GL) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) seems to have caused an unsettling effect on shipping companies, classification societiesand others related organizations.

Skuld takes the Indian offshore by storm

Posted to Skuld takes the Indian offshore by storm (by Joseph Fonseca) on November 23, 2011

Skuld has made a clean sweep of the Indian offshore opportunities by being the only player to provide innovative insurance and risk management solution. It is Skuld’s unique and exclusive offer covering contractual liabilities along with other…

Sikorsky HH-52 Seaguard Helicopter

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on July 1, 2011

The first modern amphibious helicopter capable of regular rescue operations in the offshore marine environment was the Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard. This aircraft could cruise at 98 miles per hour, had a range of 474 miles, and could carry ten passengers in addition to a crew of two.

Surprises are in Store over Shipping Act Maneuvering

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on November 30, 2010

US maritime politics is getting murkier, who would have thought of it? Just when the straitjacket of antitrust regulation   was about to be wrapped around the  TransPacific Stabilization Agreement, the politicians seemed to be getting ready…

General Electric Targeting Massive Growth in Brazil

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on November 23, 2010

Very recently Petrobras and General Electric (GE) signed an agreement for future technology cooperation in R&D projects for monitoring and controlling oil and gas production systems. The development of subsea and compact systems for O&G production…

Carriers rise to the emissions challenge in HK

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on October 13, 2010

Twenty of the major carriers calling at Hong Kong are apparently going to follow Maersk and APL's lead and change to cleaner fuel while in port, according to reports. This will certainly be good news for the people living in the heavily populated…

Wellstream the Leading Flexible Riser Manufacturer in Brazil

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on February 4, 2010

Wellstream is a world leader in design and manufacture of flexible pipeline products, systems and solutions for fluid transportation in the O&G industry. The business, founded in 1983 is headquartered in Newcastle, UK, with manufacturing facilities in the UK, Brazil and USA.