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Ardmore Shipping Builds a Better Fleet

Jun 14, 2023

Garry Noonan, Director, Innovation, Ardmore Shipping is candid in discussing emerging technologies and their impact on ship fuel and emissions reductions. With a fleet of product and chemical tankers under his guise, Noonan gives insights on technologies that he has seen work, as well as his thoughts on the fuel transition, which he believes won’t become mainstream until we’re well into the 2030s.While Cork…

Pacific Basin Chooses Graphene-Based Propeller Coating

Apr 01, 2024

Dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin has decided to apply a sustainable graphene-based propeller coating XGIT-PROP, developed by Canadian company GIT Coatings, across its entire fleet.Following successful application and observing positive results on one of its Supramax dry bulk vessels…

Armach’s Robot Hull Cleaning Service Takes Next Steps Toward Commercialization

Jun 02, 2023

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News recently caught up with Karl Lander, Director of Regulatory Compliance and Outreach at maritime tech startup Armach Robotics, to hear the latest progress on its unique, small platform, intelligence-driven hull cleaning solution…

Wilhelmsen Port Services Established

Jun 08, 2022

On June 7, 2022 Wilhelmsen launched its Port Services, according to the company setting a unique course for the future of the ships agency industry and the entire port ecosystem. One of the key steps taken already is to establish and internal incubator for new innovations and solutions…

Marine Coatings: APC Reports Maritime Sales Up 40% in '21

Jan 31, 2022

Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), the owner of the MarineLINE cargo tank coating brand, announced its most successful year of trading with maritime sales growing by 40% in 2021.By it's own reckoning the Ohio-headquartered company says it accounts…

Marine Biofouling in Ports: Wet Docks Acting as ‘Hot Spot’ Biofouling Transfer Stations

Oct 28, 2021

The GEF-UNDP-IMO Glofouling partnership (2017) is a global initiative to counter the environmental issue of invasive aquatic species (IAS) and the resulting harmful ecological and financial damage that can occur when such invasion events are…

Enström Named Head of Marine at Hempel

Feb 01, 2021

Alexander Enström joins Hempel to lead its new global marine organization, effective February 1, 2021.With a strategic ambition to double revenue by 2025, Hempel is keen to build on its position in the marine segment, adjusting its marine organization…

With "Sustainability at the Heart", Hempel Aims to Double Revenue by 2025

Jan 12, 2021

Hempel announced an ambitious strategy to double its revenue by 2025, with a strong focus on innovation and digitalization.Hempel has faced its fair number of challenges over its 105 year history, with COVID-19 and the year 2020 presenting historic challenges in the global supply of coatings…

‘Hull Skate’ Your Way to Cleaner Hulls, Better Fuel Efficiency

Mar 12, 2020

When it come to ship efficiency and emission reduction, the next frontier is devising better means to keep hulls clean from biofouling in the five years between dry dockings. Finding best solutions on hull coating and cleaning is major point of focus among shipping majors globally…

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Southern Dredging Wins St. Marys Dredging Job

Maintenance Insights: Davits

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