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Keel Laid for UECC’s Third LNG Battery Hybrid PCTC

May 20, 2021

As the maritime industry debates the 'future fuel', one carrier, United European Car Carriers (UECC), plows forward, celebrating today the keel-laying of its third in a series of PCTCs powered by a liquefied natural gas (LNG) battery hybrid arrangement…

MARAD Announces Maritime Training Centers of Excellence

May 19, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Wednesday announced the designation of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE), recognizing community colleges and training…

LSFO Raises Ship Operating Cost by $20,000 Per Year

May 13, 2021

New rules that entered force at the start of 2020 to reduce sulphur emissions from ships are leading to significant hikes in vessel operational expenditure, members of theshipping industry say.Using low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) can add as much as $20…

Maritime Safety: Viking Aquires HydroPen Container FiFi System

May 05, 2021

Viking Life-Saving Equipment has acquired HydroPen, the company behind the unique HydroPen container firefighting solution.  HydroPen, attached to a ship’s hose and raised on a telescopic arm by a single crew member, uses water pressure alone…

Galoni Named CEO of Thordon Bearings

May 04, 2021

Anna Galoni was appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of Thordon Bearings Inc., a Thomson-Gordon Group company.Galoni joined the Burlington, Ontario-headquartered company in 2007 after graduating from Queens University with a Masters’ Degree in epidemiology…

CMA CGM Adopts Container Firefighting System

Apr 27, 2021

French shipping company CMA CGM has tapped VIKING Life-Saving Equipment to supply the HydroPen drilling and spraying solution for container firefighting duties on board 85 of its vessels.Where conventional firefighting solutions dowse containers on the outside…

Maritime Digitalizaton: The Electronic Lookout

Apr 13, 2021

Evidence mounts that vessel safety will benefit with technology enhancing the bridge lookout.Maritime safety regulations have – and for valid reasons – traditionally been strict and have often developed in ways that could hold up innovation…

AST Partners with the Liberian Registry for Iridium GMDSS

Apr 13, 2021

Maritime satellite communications solutions provider Applied Satellite Technology (AST) is partnering with The Liberian Registry as the first authorized service provider of the Iridium Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) for Liberian flagged vessels…

Ecochlor Expands in Southeast Asia

Mar 15, 2021

U.S.-based ballast water treatment sysems manufacturer Ecochlor has appointed Zen Hong Oh as Regional Service Manager for Southeast Asia.Oh has more than 11 years of involvement in the maritime industry both in shipbuilding and in project management of vessel repairs and retrofits…

Demystifying Cyber Security

Feb 19, 2021

Recent cyber attacks to the US Government, the IMO, Maersk, amongst others has caused the world to pay attention to criminal cyber activities by foreign states, terrorists, and criminals.  The cyber attack against CMA CGM shut down services for close on two weeks…

Bawat's BWTS Being Offered for Portside Applications

Feb 10, 2021

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based venture builder Green Swan Partners said it has teamed up with Bawat to deploy the Danish firm’s ballast water treatment technology in portside applications.The two companies have formed joint venture Ballast Technology Services (BTS)…

Yara Marine Technologies Revisits Shore Power

Feb 10, 2021

While the EU parliament call for an emissions ban at berth, Yara Marine Technologies announced a partnership with NG3 signaling the return of cold ironing to its green tech portfolio.'We used to do shore power projects on ships some years ago…

Navico Hires Norton as Chief Sustainability Officer

Feb 10, 2021

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands, said it has hired Tara Norton as its first-ever Chief Sustainability Officer, as the company has made sustainability one of its core strategic pillars globally across its brands…

Konecranes Wins Chinese Order for Two Barge Cranes

Feb 05, 2021

In the first quarter of 2021, Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd. ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 Cranes on Barge. The cranes will be operated by Cosco Shipping Bulk Co. Ltd. (Cosco Bulk) off the coast of Guinea…

Sail Power: Liebherr Delivers World's Largest Slewing Drive Units

Feb 03, 2021

As the maritime industry grapples with the technology and technique to meet increasingly strict emission mandates, eConowind is working to deliver an innovative wind sail system.In step with the development, Liebherr delivered what is currently…

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