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MARIN: Air Cavities Reduce Ship Resistance

Dec 19, 2011

It is now proven that air lubrication leads to a reduction in power and consequently, leads to fuel savings thanks to the Joint Industry Projects PELS and SMOOTH. The projects have shown that air lubrication makes it possible to reduce power…

NSRP Awards $17 million in R&D Projects

Dec 16, 2011

$17.1 Million in New Cost-Reducing Shipbuilding R&D ProjectsThe Executive Control Board of the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has awarded funding for five new research and development projects to continue the program’s mission to reduce the costs associated with U…

Arctic Surveys Yielding Data and Savings

Dec 16, 2011

U.S.-Canada Arctic Ocean survey partnership saved costs, increased data; 2011 mission concludes joint seafloor survey operations. A recent mission marked the completion of a five-year collaboration between the United States and Canada to survey the Arctic Ocean…

Kongsberg Simulators for Maersk Training Center

Dec 15, 2011

Kongsberg Maritime is providing maritime simulators for Maersk's new State-of-the-art drilling operations and offcshore training facility.      Kongsberg Maritime simulators have been selected for the forthcoming MOSAIC 2 facility (Maersk…

LNG-fueled Tanker Delivered to LR Class

Dec 14, 2011

World’s first LNG-fuelled tanker newbuilding delivered to Deen Shipping by Rotterdam's Shipyard Trico to Lloyd’s Register class. Chemical tanker MT Argonon to emit less Sox, Nox and particulates across Europe's inland waterways. The world's…

Kongsberg, DNV & IBM Developing Environmental Monitor

Dec 13, 2011

Kongsberg to head up major Norwegian Consortium with DNV and IBM to develop integrated Environmental Monitoring System.      In order to reduce the environmental risks from oil and gas operations, a consortium consisting of KONGSBERG, IBM…

LNG Solutions for Large Container Vessels

Dec 13, 2011

LNG Solutions for Large Container Vessels the Focus of GL and IHIMU Joint Development Project. LNG as ship fuel is already a proven alternative for short sea shipping, but what about the primary engine of global trade - the boxship? To investigate…

New Edition of U.S. Chart No. 1 Available

Dec 09, 2011

U.S. Chart No.1, Nautical Chart Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms, is an essential aid for new chart users and a useful reference for all mariners. The latest version, Edition 11, is now available for free download from the web. The new edition…

ClassNK Approves Furuno ECDIS Training

Dec 08, 2011

ClassNK issues type Specific Training Course Approval for ECDIS Certification to FURUNO INS Training Center Denmark. ClassNK issued Type Specific Training Course approval on 2 December 2011 for an ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information…

ShipConstructor Partners With Cloudis

Dec 07, 2011

ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI) is collaborating with Cloudis to develop an interface to the Cloudis CMPIC Cable Management Application. This development is consistent with SSI’s best-of-breed approach to providing comprehensive solutions…

Lessons Learned Lead to Improvements in Follow-on LCS Ships

Dec 05, 2011

The U.S. Navy and its shipbuilding partners have incorporated lessons learned from the first two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) in the design and construction of the follow-on ships. “I think the lead ships are pretty good,” says Rear Adm. Jim Murdoch…

ONR: From Science Fiction to Science Fact

Dec 05, 2011

As Director of Innovation, Dr. Larry Schuette is one of three portfolio directors at the Office of Naval Research (ONR).  His counterparts are the director of research (discovery and invention) and director of transition.  The Office of Innovation promotes…

DDW Wins Groundbreaking GOM Conversion Contract

Dec 05, 2011

Drydocks World signed a Contract with Singapore based AET, a global leader in petroleum shipping, for two Tanker-to-Modular Capture Vessel (MCV) conversion projects. AET is converting these vessels as part of the Marine Well Containment Company’s (MWCC) well containment system…

Oilennium Ltd Hires Graduate Trainees

Nov 29, 2011

Spinnaker Communications- Oilennium Ltd, provider of training programs for the international oil and gas industry, announced the appointment of five full-time graduate trainees. The announcement coincides with the launch of the company's new Graduate Training Program…

World's First LNG Fueled Product Tanker

Nov 23, 2011

The Bit Viking is reportedly the world's first vessel in service whose main machinery has been converted to burn LNG as fuel. She is also the largest commercial vessel which is not an LNG tanker, to use LNG as fuel. After the conversion which…

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DP World Puts Cars in Containers

DP World Puts Cars in Containers

Freeport LNG Seeks to Restart More of Export Plant in Texas

Freeport LNG Seeks to Restart More of Export Plant in Texas

Cargill Faces Brazil Criminal Probe

Cargill Faces Brazil Criminal Probe

Major Port Hedland Navigation Project Completed

Major Port Hedland Navigation Project Completed

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