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Fincantieri’s innovation challenge
14 April, 2014 | by Frances Marcellin (Née Cook)
Europe’s leading shipbuilding company Fincantieri is pioneering new technological innovations to make more efficient and cost-effective vessels for the maritime industry and give a...
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NAUTIS - a new generation of advanced maritime training 07 April, 2014 by Frances Marcellin (Née Cook) A new generation of advanced DNV-certified maritime training solutions named NAUTIS is now available for the military and civilian maritime industry, providing a broad range of simulators....

Turning wave power into motion to transform shipping 03 April, 2014 by Elly Earls In the not too distant future, commercial ships could be able to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels by harvesting energy from the waves. Mairi Wickett, managing director of WITT Energy,...

March's top stories: Keppel's $500m jack-up rig, Damen's Vietnam shipyard 01 April, 2014 by Nancy Victor Keppel FELS is to build a $500m jack-up rig for TS Offshore, Sydney’s overseas passenger terminal is to undergo a multi-million dollar upgrade, Archipelago Philippine Ferries is to acquire...

Suez Canal: ready for a new era? 31 March, 2014 by Dr Gareth Evans Now fast approaching the 150th anniversary of its opening, the Suez Canal has witnessed many key events in Egyptian history – and found itself at the centre of more than a few of them....

Ship Technology Global: Issue 12 27 March, 2014 In this issue: Safer docking in European ports, future icebreakers for new Arctic routes, navigating new emissions regulations, Egypt’s ambitious Suez Canal expansion plans, and...

No silver bullet: complying with shipping emission controls 27 March, 2014 by Frances Marcellin (Née Cook) With ECA (emission control area) limits due to change for SOx (Sulphur oxides) at the start of 2015 and potentially the next tier of NOx (nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide) controls...

Position of strength: DockingAssist employs differential GPS technology 17 March, 2014 An EU-funded project aims to improve global port safety and efficiency using a wireless network, differential satellite systems and enhanced navigational tools. We talk to Josep Perello of...

Arctic passage: preparing the icebreakers of the future 11 March, 2014 by Chris Lo The recent rescue of 52 scientists from a vessel trapped in Antarctic ice has brought icebreakers into the spotlight. Even as polar ice recedes, opportunities in Arctic trade and oil...

February's top stories: Rolls Royce develops drone ships, Kongsberg's AUV 03 March, 2014 by Nancy Victor Rolls Royce is designing drone cargo ships, Kongsberg commences autonomous underwater vehicle production and Jensen Maritime is to design LNG bunker barges, while Canada doubles funding to...

The world’s worst cruise ship disasters 20 February, 2014 Tragedies aboard cruise ships live on in infamy as the sinking of RMS Titanic, the biggest cruise disaster in history, bears witness. Ship-technology.com lists the worst ever cruise ship...

January's top articles: Scorpio to buy 22 dry bulk vessels, Indonesia shipping industry growth to fall 03 February, 2014 by Sarath Chandra P S Scorpio Bulkers has signed deals to buy 22 dry bulk vessels for around $1.17bn, Indonesia's shipping industry growth is expected to fall from 10% in 2013 to 7% in 2014....

Ship Technology Global: Issue 11 29 January, 2014 In this issue: We ask how coastal authorities are defending their ports against cyber threats, analyse the growth of the refit and renovation market, find out if operators are ready for ECDIS...

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