Technology News - page 307

 

Maritime Cyber Security: Survival at Sea

Jul 18, 2012

What do we think of when we hear “Survival at Sea”?  It usually brings up visions of a ship in a perilous situation confronting some extraordinary circumstances that might be life or death.  We are now faced with an even more harrowing scenario…

Russia Offers India GLONASS Deal

Jul 18, 2012

Russia has offered India joint participation in development of its GLONASS satellite navigation system on an equal basisThe Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS), which was officially launched in 1993, is a Russian counterpart to the U…

North American ECA Distance Calculator Introduced by AtoBviaC

Jul 18, 2012

AtoBviaC offers navigators  online calculation of SECA (Sulphur Emission Control Area) & North America ECA (Emission Control Area) distancesThe imminent tightening of fuel control areas around the US is providing ship operators with a new…

Caterpillar's New Line of Gas-Fuel Generator Sets

Jul 18, 2012

Caterpillar Inc. introduce CG132, CG170 and CG260 gas gensets with electrical outputs ranging from 400 to 4,300 kWeAvailable in both 50 Hz- and 60 Hz-rated models, CG generator sets are designed for maximum efficiency in extended-duty distributed…

3rd CIMAC CASCADES: Seminar for Younger Engineers

Jul 17, 2012

Towards the Elastic Engine – Developing Major Engine Systems in the Digital Electronic AgeThe third staging of the CIMAC CASCADES seminar for younger engineers and students took place at the ETH Swiss Institute of Technology in Zürich, Switzerland on June 8…

Rolls-Royce Wins OSV Contract

Jul 17, 2012

Rolls-Royce signed a £10 million contract with Simon Møkster Shipping for a wave piercing offshore vessel with a new bow design that will go into service for Statoil in the Arctic region. The vessel is designed to pierce through the waves under harsh weather conditions…

St Lawrence Seaway DIS Solution by TRANSAS

Jul 17, 2012

St. Lawrence Seaway authority adopt TRANSAS Draft Information System (DIS)The St. Lawrence Seaway is one of the most important transportation links in North America. To maximize the efficient use of the seaway, in 2001, the Seaway authorities…

Fuel Optimization Service Introduced by AWT

Jul 17, 2012

Applied Weather Technology (AWT), provide a new service for fuel-efficent voyage planning The service give ship operators the data they need to plan the most efficient voyages, manage total voyage costs, both pre-voyage and en-route, and easily report findings to management…

Arctic Shield 2012: USCG Mounts Historic Arctic Effort

Jul 16, 2012

While it seems that half the world is monitoring the oil and gas exploration activities of Royal Dutch Shell (Shell Oil) on the United States outer continental shelf (OCS) in waters of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off the north coast of Alaska…

Krill VFMMS on Three Shell “Alaska Project” Vessels

Jul 16, 2012

Krill Systems, which provides Vessel Fuel Measurement and Monitoring Systems (VFMMS), reports success in the installation and sea trial of Krill VFMMS systems on-board three support vessels operating as part of the Shell Alaska Arctic offshore drilling project…

Uncharted Red Sea Underwater Mountain Discovered

Jul 16, 2012

British survey ship 'HMS Echo' discovers a previously uncharted underwater 'mountain' on the bed of the Red Sea the size of the rock of GibraltarThe hi-tech sonar suites of the Devonport-based survey ship mapped the huge feature for the first time…

AIS Vessel-tracking by Smartphone

Jul 12, 2012

PortVision brings advanced marine vessel-tracking capabilities to latest full-featured smartphones PortVision vessel-tracking service, terminal and fleet management dashboards, & other capabilities is now available in platform optimized for iPhone…

AIS Satellite Launch Date Set

Jul 10, 2012

Surrey Statellite Technology (SST) announce launch date of exactView-1 Automatic Identification Satellite (AIS)The highest detection performance Automatic Identification System (AIS) satellite ever built, will be launched by a Soyuz launch…

Stena Bulk, Concordia Team to Order 10 Chemical Parcel Tankers

Jul 04, 2012

As shipyards around the world struggle for business, Stena Bulk and Concordia Maritime confirmed an order of up to 10 in-house designed chemical tankers. The ships will be built at Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) in China with deliveries beginning from spring 2014…

Sea Marshals Expands Operations Center

Jul 02, 2012

Sea Marshals has expanded its UK Operations Centre and introduced the latest tracking technology to protect vessels under its protection. The company has transferred its Operations Centre to larger premises in Cardiff to accommodate its growing team of security consultants…

Logistics News

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

Brazil's Container Port Operator Seeks to Avert 'Congestion' Surcharge

Brazil's Container Port Operator Seeks to Avert 'Congestion' Surcharge

Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

Subscribe for Maritime Logistics Professional E‑News