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Big Ship Slow Steaming: How Prevalent is It?

Jul 26, 2012

Much has been heard, said and read regarding the advent of Slow Steaming in the global maritime industry. But in reality, how prevalent is the practice? MAN PrimeServ set out recently to find some answers.Being a market leader with the lion’s…

New secretary for Platform Broadband@Sea

Jul 25, 2012

HME has outsourced the executing activities of Platform Broadband@Sea to Ron Vollenga of  Outsource-IT Management. HME remains the owner of the Platform, Ron Vollenga will coordinate the activities and events on behalf of HME. Broadband@Sea promotes transparency in the maritime broadband market…

OCENS Upgrades its 'WeatherNet' Weather on Demand Service

Jul 25, 2012

OCENS announces version 3 of its award-winning WeatherNet Weather-on-Demand service.The manufacturers explain that WeatherNet 3 transforms the product selection process by asking users for their general weather interests and then responding…

Vizinex RFID Introduce Long Range Asset Tags

Jul 25, 2012

Vizinex RFID Introduces Sentry AST™ long range durable asset tags for outdoor and industrial monitoring(Radio-frequency identification (RFID) refers to the use of a wireless non-contact system that uses radio-frequency electromagnetic fields to transfer data from a tag attached to an object…

Navy Researches Find Way to Track AIS 'Silent' Vessels

Jul 25, 2012

US Office of Naval Research modify existing technologies to make a new-generation tracking system of the AIS 'silent'The Navy will soon get a leg by using 'Rough Rhino', an electronic system for locating illegal fisherman, drug smugglers, pirates…

Esri Joins World Ocean Council

Jul 24, 2012

Esri joins the World Ocean Council (WOC) to support ocean sustainable development & conservationEsri's chief scientist Dawn Wright will share her geospatial expertise with WOC's Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) and Ocean Science working groups…

JRC ECDIS Models Update with Admiralty Info. Overlay

Jul 24, 2012

A software update now makes the Admiralty Information overlay available on all current JRC ECDIS models.The Admiralty Information Overlay, a free service to Admiralty Vector Chart Service customers, is a simple way to view the most comprehensive…

ExxonMobil Expands MobilGard Supply in Shanghai

Jul 23, 2012

ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants completed the first bulk delivery of Mobilgard 570 cylinder oil in the Port of Shanghai in May.  The bulk delivery of Mobilgard 570 was made by Hai Gong You 30, the first double-hulled marine lubricants-delivery barge to operate in Shanghai…

US 'Great Green Fleet' Visit by SECNAV, CNO

Jul 23, 2012

The Secretary of the Navy & Chief of Naval Operations visit USS Nimitz for RIMPAC bio-fuel demonstration The Secretary of the Navy, the honorable Ray Mabus, and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, visited the aircraft carrier…

Seaspan Selects IFS Applications to Support $8B Navy Deal

Jul 20, 2012

IFS North America said that Seaspan has selected IFS Applications as its Shipbuilding materials requirements planning (MRP) solution. IFS Applications was chosen because it provides a powerful project-based solution (PBS) with the ability to control cost and schedule in real-time…

Aircraft Carrier Funding Approved

Jul 19, 2012

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) said that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has received a $43.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract from the U.S. Navy for purchase of materials for the construction of the aircraft carrier John F…

GAC's Mersey Delivers New Rig

Jul 19, 2012

GAC Shipping UK has completed the successful installation of the Conwy platform 40 miles off the port of Liverpool, only two months after a tug carrying the rig's jacket and topside – each weighing in at over 700 MT – set off from Rotterdam…

OceanSaver Wins BWT Contract

Jul 19, 2012

OceanSaver’s ballast water treatment (BWT) system has been chosen for two 162,000cbm LNG carriers being built by BW Gas.OceanSaver was selected due to its competitive pricing, low operating costs, and compatible technical system.BW Gas is…

Adapting Commercial Container Ships to Deliver Emergency Aid

Jul 19, 2012

Raytheon Company completes prelimary design of the Tactically Expandable Maritime Platform (TEMP) for US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)Through the TEMP program, Raytheon is creating an innovative system of modular technologies – including air and sea cargo transport…

Autonomous Robot Maps Ship Hulls for Mines

Jul 18, 2012

Algorithms enable robot to navigate and view propellers and other complex structures.For years, the U.S. Navy has employed human divers, equipped with sonar cameras, to search for underwater mines attached to ship hulls. The Navy has also…

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