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Tech File: KENC Debuts Automatic Boat Landing System

Nov 10, 2020

KENC Engineering revealed two new automatic boat landing systems (ABLS) designed to provide safe transfer between a CTV and large vessels, available in two configurations.The product launch is a follow-up on a delivery last year when KENC designed…

Cargill Looks to Use Wind to Cut Carbon in Shipping

Oct 28, 2020

Cargill, one of the world's biggest charterers of ships, is working with technology partners to fit sails on vessels in its fleet to cut carbon emissions through harnessing wind power, the U.S. agribusiness group said on Wednesday.About 90%…

Cavotec Launches Automated Vacuum Mooring Solution

Oct 27, 2020

A next generation automated vacuum mooring solution from Cavotec is designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase port productivity by simplifying and accelerating the mooring process. Cavotec, a Swiss-headquartered manufacturer of connection…

Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Oil Temperature

Oct 23, 2020

Tip #4: Oil Temperature - Assume that 'running hot' is normalDuring warm summer months, with reasonable certainty, high machine temperatures will follow. This is especially true if using air oil heat exchangers. Dismissing this expectation may allow operators to prevent down time…

Tech to Fight Container Fires

Oct 22, 2020

Fire safety has become a major concern in the container shipping industry, in particular, with vessels of 20,000-TEU and more entering the market. A fire in just one container can have catastrophic implications for the whole of the cargo. The…

Fairbanks Morse Names McFadyen VP and GM of Aftermarket

Oct 19, 2020

Power solutions provider Fairbanks Morse said it has named James 'Jay' McFadyen as Vice President and General Manager of Aftermarket.McFadyen has more than 30 years of experience in the marine, defense and aerospace industries with leading global companies including Rolls-Royce…

Pangaea Logistics Expands Use of Voyage Optimization System

Oct 03, 2020

Pangaea Logistics Solutions Ltd., a bulk carrier and ice class vessel owner/operator headquartered in Newport, R.I., expanded its partnership with Nautilus Labs to include a large part of Pangaea’s fleet of bulk carriers.Pangaea and Nautilus…

Konecranes and Cargotec to Merge

Oct 01, 2020

Finnish engineering firm Konecranes and cargo handling machinery maker Cargotec plan to merge to help speed up innovation and reap savings, they said on Thursday, sending both of their shares sharply higher.The boards of the companies, which…

Wärtsilä Names Håkan Agnevall as President and CEO

Sep 30, 2020

Finland-based marine engine and technology provider Wärtsilä has appointed Håkan Agnevall as its next president and CEO.Agnevall, who is currently president of Volvo's bus division, will start in his role no later than in April 2021, succeeding Jaakko Eskola…

Aussie Pump Provides Operator Training at Garden Island Dockyard

Sep 11, 2020

Australian manufacturer and designer of high pressure cleaning equipment Australian Pump said it was chosen to design and build 4,000 psi high pressure water blasters for Sydney’s Garden Island Dockyard applications.Designed for working on a wide range of vessels in the dry dock…

FuelTrax Launches FuelNet 'Gen 6'

Sep 09, 2020

FUELTRAX launched the latest features of its cloud-based portal, FUELNET 'GEN-6', as its sixth major release. FUELNET delivers decision-ready reports that can be utilized to make quick decisions during operations. The company reports a +/-0…

KVH Unveils TracVision TV10 Antenna

Aug 27, 2020

KVH Industries, Inc. launched the newest marine satellite TV antenna in its TracVision series. A 1-meter ultra-high efficiency marine antenna, the TracVision TV10 provides the biggest coverage footprint in KVH’s TracVision series and is designed to provide boat owners…

Ecochlor Expands Service Support Network in Singapore

Aug 12, 2020

U.S.-based ballast water management system (BWMS) manufacturer Ecochlor announced it has opened a service support center in the world's top shipping hub. Michael Madely, VP of Global Service at Ecochlor, said the new Singapore location is the…

Ecochlor Hires Scheid as Europe Business Development Manager

Jul 08, 2020

U.S.-based ballast water treatment systems manufacturer Ecochlor announced Sören Scheid will be managing the company's new office in Germany as the Regional Business Development Manager for Europe, Scandinavia and the U.K.Scheid brings to the…

Optimarin Completes IMO G8 and USCG Test Program

Jul 07, 2020

Norwegian-based ballast water treatment (BWT) systems manufacturer Optimarin informs it has completed testing of its Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) in accordance with the revised IMO G8 guidelines, while also upgrading its existing U.S. Coast…

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Vitol Bunkers Receives its First Biofuel Barge in Asia

Vitol Bunkers Receives its First Biofuel Barge in Asia

Biden Executive Order Targets Cybersecurity at US Ports

Biden Executive Order Targets Cybersecurity at US Ports

ARC Keeps the Cargo Rolling

ARC Keeps the Cargo Rolling

Cavotec Inks Service Deal with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med

Cavotec Inks Service Deal with APM Terminals at the Port of Tanger Med

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