New News information at Ship Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.ship-technology.com http://www.ship-technology.com/ en-us http://www.ship-technology.com/ New News information at Ship Technology http://www.ship-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif DIMECC opens new autonomous maritime test area in Finland http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdimecc-opens-new-autonomous-maritime-test-area-in-finland-5902720 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdimecc-opens-new-autonomous-maritime-test-area-in-finland-5902720 The co-creation company leading the One Sea – Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem, DIMECC, has opened the world's first test area for autonomous maritime traffic, vessels and technologies on the west coast of Finland. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Construction of Royal Caribbean's new Quantum Ultra-class vessel begins http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-of-royal-caribbeans-new-quantum-ultra-ship-begins-5902698 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-of-royal-caribbeans-new-quantum-ultra-ship-begins-5902698 Royal Caribbean International has commenced the construction of its new Quantum Ultra-class ship at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT LR joins Quadriga project to build new sailing cargo ship http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newslr-joins-quadriga-project-to-build-new-sailing-cargo-ship-5902625 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newslr-joins-quadriga-project-to-build-new-sailing-cargo-ship-5902625 UK-based classification society Lloyd's Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project, which seeks to build the world's largest sailing cargo ship. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Danish Shipping supports assessment of regulation before new ship-recycling initiatives in EU http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdanish-shipping-supports-assessment-of-regulation-before-new-ship-recycling-initiatives-in-eu-5901580 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdanish-shipping-supports-assessment-of-regulation-before-new-ship-recycling-initiatives-in-eu-5901580 Danish Shipping has supported the European Commission's (EC) position that encourages the assessment of current legislation before introducing new ship-recycling initiatives across European Union (EU) states. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Norwegian Cruise Line to introduce new cruise ship with racing track next year http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-cruise-line-to-introduce-new-cruise-ship-with-racing-track-next-year-5900167 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-cruise-line-to-introduce-new-cruise-ship-with-racing-track-next-year-5900167 Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has announced plans to debut its new Norwegian Bliss cruise ship next year. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Port of Oakland to add new equipment to cut emissions from ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsport-of-oakland-to-add-new-equipment-to-cut-emissions-from-ships-5901521 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsport-of-oakland-to-add-new-equipment-to-cut-emissions-from-ships-5901521 The Port of Oakland in the US has commissioned new equipment that will be used to reduce emissions from ships. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT First phase of new liquid terminal opened at Weifang Port in China http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfirst-phase-of-new-liquid-terminal-opened-at-weifang-port-in-china-5900262 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfirst-phase-of-new-liquid-terminal-opened-at-weifang-port-in-china-5900262 The first phase of a new liquid terminal facility has been opened at Weifang Sime Darby Port, which is operated by Sime Darby Logistics in Shandong, China. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT V.Group purchases Graig Ship Management to improve dry bulk capability http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsvgroup-buys-graig-ship-management-to-improve-dry-bulk-capability-5900150 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsvgroup-buys-graig-ship-management-to-improve-dry-bulk-capability-5900150 Global offshore vessel management company V.Group has acquired Graig Ship Management with the aim of boosting its dry bulk vessel management capability in China and Western Europe. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT ABS report reveals only 57% of BWM systems installed on vessels deemed operable http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabs-report-reveals-57-of-installed-bwm-systems-only-operable-on-vessels-5899559 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabs-report-reveals-57-of-installed-bwm-systems-only-operable-on-vessels-5899559 A new report from ship classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has revealed that only 57% of the ballast water management (BWM) systems installed on-board vessels are considered to be in operable condition. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT MV Werften begins construction of €80m shipbuilding facility in Rostock, Germany http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmv-werften-begins-construction-of-80m-shipbuilding-facility-in-rostock-germany-5899339 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmv-werften-begins-construction-of-80m-shipbuilding-facility-in-rostock-germany-5899339 German shipbuilder MV Werften has begun the construction of a new €80m hall complex at its yard in Rostock, Germany. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT New shore power project completed at Port of Montréal in Canada http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-shore-power-project-completed-at-port-of-montral-in-canada-5899956 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-shore-power-project-completed-at-port-of-montral-in-canada-5899956 A new shore power project that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution has been completed at the Port of Montréal in Canada. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Saudi Aramco, Essar Ports http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-saudi-aramco-essar-ports-5897224 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-saudi-aramco-essar-ports-5897224 Saudi Aramco has received a contract from a consortium of Saudi Archirodon Company and Huta Hegerfeld to further the development of the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kongsberg to provide autonomous control system for SEA-KIT USV http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-provide-autonomous-control-system-for-sea-kit-unnamed-surface-vessel-5898396 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-provide-autonomous-control-system-for-sea-kit-unnamed-surface-vessel-5898396 Kongsberg Maritime has won a contract to provide its K-MATE autonomous surface vehicle control system to power the SEA-KIT maritime unmanned surface vehicle (USV). Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT IBISTEK to develop new container terminal at Takoradi port in Ghana http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsibistek-to-develop-new-container-terminal-at-takoradi-port-in-ghana-5898826 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsibistek-to-develop-new-container-terminal-at-takoradi-port-in-ghana-5898826 Ghana-based IBISTEK has secured a concession from the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) to develop and operate a new container terminal at the Port of Takoradi. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT M² Subsea forms new vessel alliance with Harvey Gulf Marine International http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsm-subsea-forms-new-vessel-alliance-with-harvey-gulf-marine-international-5898735 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsm-subsea-forms-new-vessel-alliance-with-harvey-gulf-marine-international-5898735 UK-based remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider M² Subsea has partnered with vessel operator Harvey Gulf Marine International to offer subsea ROV services in the Gulf of Mexico. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Panama Canal receives approval for modify tolls structure http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newspanama-canal-receives-approval-for-modify-tolls-structure-5897539 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newspanama-canal-receives-approval-for-modify-tolls-structure-5897539 Panama Canal has received an approval from the Cabinet Council of the Republic of Panama to modify its tolls structure. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT ITM Power to introduce hydrogen-powered refuelling station designs http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsitm-power-to-introduce-hydrogen-powered-refuelling-station-designs-5897314 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsitm-power-to-introduce-hydrogen-powered-refuelling-station-designs-5897314 UK-based ITM Power has unveiled plans to launch a series of large-scale, hydrogen-powered refuelling station designs at the upcoming Hydrogen + Fuel Cells North America event, which will be held next month in Las Vegas, US. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mwani Qatar's IMS system secures ISO certification http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmwani-qatars-ims-system-secures-iso-certification-5897604 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmwani-qatars-ims-system-secures-iso-certification-5897604 Qatar ports management company Mwani Qatar has received an International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certification for its Integrated Management System (IMS). Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT New project concept approved to address hull biofouling http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-project-concept-approved-to-address-hull-biofouling-5896069 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-project-concept-approved-to-address-hull-biofouling-5896069 The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has approved a new project concept known as the GloFouling Partnerships project in order to tackle the issue of transferring aquatic species through biofouling, which occurs when aquatic organisms start building … Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Saudi Aramco selects consortium to develop new shipyard in Saudi Arabia http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssaudi-aramco-selects-consortium-to-develop-new-shipyard-in-saudi-arabia-5896289 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssaudi-aramco-selects-consortium-to-develop-new-shipyard-in-saudi-arabia-5896289 Saudi Aramco has entered a deal with a consortium of Saudi Archirodon Company and Huta Hegerfeld to further develop the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services in Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia. 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