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Affordable Acoustic Range for Harbour Surveillance

Jan 05, 2012

The Universal Acoustic Range and Processor (UARP) was developed to address the need for a reliable low cost method to provide harbor surveillance of surface and subsurface vessels.  This turn-key system employs an ultra thin line array and passive…

A World’s First in Underwater Repair:

Jan 04, 2012

The insertion of a complete, prefabricated replacement hull section in a badly damaged ship at anchor.   On Friday 22nd July, 2011 the Tsavliris Salvage Group urgently dispatched salvage tug Stevns Battler in response to a call for assistance from bulk carrier Navios Sagittarius (GRT: 38…

Boatracs Purchases New Corporate Office Building

Jan 04, 2012

Current headquarters will be relocated to larger commercial space in San Diego, California.  Boatracs Inc., a leader in providing integrated satellite communications and software solutions to the maritime industry, announced it has acquired a 12…

Rockwell Provides Safety Calculator Tool

Jan 03, 2012

New Calculator Tool Provides Return-on-Investment Estimates for Safety Automation. Free Safety ROI Tool from Rockwell Automation quantifies savings and productivity gains to help cost-justify safety investments Engineers, plant managers…

Kongsberg Simulators with Multiple DNV Approvals

Jan 03, 2012

Engine room simulators approved to the highest DNV certificate level. A total of 14 Kongsberg Maritime Engine Room Simulator models received new Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Statements of Compliance in December 2011. The approvals are according…

SENER Promoting Innovation in Maritime Industry

Jan 03, 2012

SENER assists the professional workshop to promote the culture of innovation in the maritime industry. The workshop, held on 15 November in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, was part of the 'Hispanic-Norwegian Maritime Technology and Renewable…

Aker Solutions ASA: Drilling in Houston

Jan 02, 2012

International oil services group Aker Solutions is about to open North America's most advanced drilling equipment simulator in Houston, Texas. The simulator will be available to rig operators with the objective of making offshore drilling operations safer and more cost effective…

Novel Container Vessel Sets New Standards

Jan 02, 2012

The Danish Naval Design and Marine Consultancy Knud E. Hansen A/S and joint venture partner ABB have developed a highly fuel efficient 2000 TEU Container Feeder Vessel. The vessel’s main dimensions have been optimised for calling in Bangkok…

Coast Guard's 1st decade in National Intel Community

Dec 30, 2011

December marked the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Coast Guard’s formal entry into the national intelligence community, although many had long perceived the Coast Guard as a de facto member.The Coast Guard began its long involvement with the work of intelligence in 1790…

Expanding Underwater Search Capabilities

Dec 30, 2011

Over the past year a number of Asian companies and government agencies have acquired underwater search equipment to aid in the location of lost objects and assist in performing survey operations. In China, Guangzhou Advanced Maritime Academy…

Raytheon Robotics Helps Shipyards Lighten the Load

Dec 21, 2011

Dr. Fraser Smith of Raytheon is the President of Raytheon Sarcos, part of Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business. He’s also the chief proponent of a new technology that could revolutionize how shipyards move, store and retrieve bulky…

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…

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Israel Aims to Boost Red Sea Oil Deliveries Despite Environmental Risks

Israel Aims to Boost Red Sea Oil Deliveries Despite Environmental Risks

Compromise Agreements Yield over $2.3 Million in Penalties

Compromise Agreements Yield over $2.3 Million in Penalties

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

Antwerp Euroterminal Readies Shore Power Facility

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

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