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Ship Technology Global: Issue 14
30 July, 2014
In this issue: the essentials of cruise entertainment, in-cabin gadgets and luxury trends, the threat of cyber piracy, eco hull cleaning for carbon credits, the search for alternative...
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June’s Top Stories: EC invites study bids, Anketell Port masterplan revealed 11 July, 2014 The European Commission (EC) has invited bids for conducting a study on cruise ship security to boost security requirements for cruise ships and the Government of Western Australia has revealed...

Seawater fuel: powering the next-generation of ships 07 July, 2014 by Grant Turnbull A team of US Navy scientists recently announced they had converted seawater into fuel. The technology is described as a ‘game changer’ which could drastically reduce the US military’s dependency...

Broadway on board: the essentials of cruise entertainment 03 July, 2014 by Chris Lo The list of onboard entertainment options for cruise passengers is steadily expanding, from blockbuster shows to stand-up comedy. Carnival UK's head of entertainment Paul Wright gives his take...

May’s Top Stories: South China Sea Dispute; Japanese Tanker Explosion 05 June, 2014 A Vietnamese boat capsized in the disputed waters of South China Sea after colliding with a Chinese vessel amid on-going maritime territorial disputes between the two countries. The incident...

Ship Technology Global: Issue 13 30 May, 2014 In this issue: The potential of unmanned cargo ships, mobile navigation apps, drivers of optimism in the cruise industry, the threat of ghost ships, the future of sea rescue in the UK, a new...

Are unmanned cargo ships on the horizon? 13 May, 2014 by Adam Leach As unmanned and automated technologies continue to advance on land and in the air, Rolls-Royce's marine division is looking to implement the idea at sea with its recent unveiling of a draft...

Six navigation apps for the 21st century captain 08 May, 2014 by Chris Lo The explosive growth of smartphones and tablets has brought with it a blossoming trade in mobile navigation apps. With an ever-expanding list of chartplotting software available, Ship...

April’s top stories: DNV's ship efficiency, Petronas' floating LNG facility 06 May, 2014 by Santosh Kumar Dronamraju DNV GL unveiled a new methodology for ship managers to identify sources of useful energy being wasted aboard ships, while Petronas launched the hull of its first floating liquefied natural...

Cruise control – the most innovative and entertaining cruise ship technologies 02 May, 2014 From virtual balconies to real-time ocean viewing portholes and from 360° sky-high viewing platforms to advance facial recognition and smart TV’s, ship-technology.com picks nine of the...

Floating water treatment: a new life for old tankers 01 May, 2014 by Chris Lo DNV GL's proposal to convert phased-out tankers into floating water treatment plants is looking to become a reality in 2014. With the potential to add 20 years to a tanker's life cycle and...

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...

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....

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