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Propane Yard Tractors Are the Next Step in Port-side Emission Reductions

Jul 10, 2023

Cleaning up diesel emissions in ports is attainable now with new propane yard tractor technology.The pressure is on for port authorities and tenants to develop realistic emissions reduction plans. Diesel is a mainstay in most ports and a primary cause of air pollution…

Elcome, Miros Ink Distribution Deal

Jul 10, 2023

Elcome International LLC signed an exclusive sales and service agreement with Miros AS, the Norway-headquartered wave, current and oil spill monitoring specialist.The partnership expands the distribution of Miros’ comprehensive range of sea…

NYK Trials Biofuel on Wood Chip Carrier

Jul 07, 2023

In late June, NYK supplied biodiesel fuel at Kinuura port (Aichi Prefecture) to the wood-chip carrier Daio Austral, which transports wood chips for Daio Paper Corporation. This was the first oceangoing vessel operated by NYK to receive biodiesel fuel in Japan…

MR4WELD Debuts: Mobile, Robotic Welding for Shipbuilding

Jun 28, 2023

Italian companies Comau and Fincantieri presented today  the first result of their joint collaboration with Automatica: MR4Weld (Mobile Robot for Weld), a mobile robot, an innovative outdoor automation solution, designed to improve the quality…

Engine Air Compression System Boosts Fuel Efficiency 3-6%

Jun 28, 2023

NYK will install a variable compression ratio system (VCR system) on two large LNG-fueled coal carriers to be built at Oshima Shipbuilding. The vessels are scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2025, and NYK reports this will be the first time for VCR systems to be installed on vessels…

AiP for Aurelia's Bulk Carrier "Green Retrofit" Solution

Jun 27, 2023

RINA awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a green retrofit package solution designed by Aurelia, in partnership with Econowind, Wattlab and Vertom, aimed to meet CO2 reduction targets in compliance with CII. The retrofit package can be…

Maritime Safety - Enclosed Space Safety

Jun 23, 2023

It's nearly 45 years since the tragedy on the ANCO Duke where seven crew died at the bottom of the tank they were cleaning. “I was working on chemical tankers then. All the crew felt this terrible loss of life and took on tank entries with a heightened safety focus…

Training Tips for Ships: Empowering Seafarers with AI

Jun 21, 2023

In the maritime industry, seafarer safety and professionalism are critical to ensuring smooth operations and minimizing risks. As technical advancements continue to reshape every industry including ours, large language models like ChatGPT and…

NSB Invests in New Simulator

Jun 20, 2023

NSB GROUP will work with Wärtsilä on the technical upgrade of the simulator of its NSBacademy. Since 2007 NSB is training Nautical Officers in its own Maritime Training Center. The retrofit for the technical update began in June and is expected to last three months…

Newport Shipping, NSB Group Tout Ship Widening Collaboration

Jun 19, 2023

Newport Shipping and NSB Group announced a plan to work together to develop their ship widening proposition for its customers. The NSB Group design will increase container capacity by up to 30% by implementing its unique widening concept, according…

IEC Telecom Debuts Starlink-Powered LEO-based Solution

Jun 19, 2023

IEC Telecom will showcase the benefits of LEO connectivity to the Philippine maritime sector when it takes part in this week’s PhilMarine, an exhibition which gathers key national stakeholders and international specialists.IEC Telecom will showcase…

ECDIS is Not a Replacement for Terrestrial Navigation

Jun 19, 2023

I guess it was only a matter of time. After years of debating whether or not Celestial Navigation should be taught it is now time to debate the relevance of Terrestrial Navigation. The argument is same: why do I need to know this if there is technology available to do it for me…

Brisbane's Patrick Terminals Receives Cabinless STS Container Crane

Jun 14, 2023

A new cutting-edge cabinless ship-to-shore container crane recently entered service at Patrick Terminals - Brisbane AutoStrad in Australia, where it is already hard at work handling container vessels and automated landside operations.The crane from Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd…

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…

PowerCon Installs Shore Power for Cruiseport Rotterdam

Jun 13, 2023

Denmark-based PowerCon has been appointed to realize the shore power installation of Cruiseport Rotterdam. Peter Castberg Knudsen, partner of PowerCon, and Mai Elmar, director of Cruiseport Rotterdam and Cruiseport Shore Power (CSP), signed the agreement June 2…

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