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 Rolls-Royce to power Virtu Ferries' new high-speed ferry http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-power-virtu-ferries-new-high-speed-ferry-5823111 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-power-virtu-ferries-new-high-speed-ferry-5823111 Rolls-Royce has been contracted to supply four of its 20-cylinder Series 8000 MTU engines to Australian shipyard Incat Tasmania. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT DMA launches pilot project to examine blockchain technology for shipping industry http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdma-launches-pilot-project-to-examine-blockchain-technology-for-shipping-industry-5822929 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdma-launches-pilot-project-to-examine-blockchain-technology-for-shipping-industry-5822929 The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has launched a new pilot project to study the potential value of blockchain technology within the shipping sector. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Responsible Travel sees 121% increase in bookings for small ship cruises http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsresponsible-travel-sees-121-increase-in-bookings-for-small-ship-cruises-5823312 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsresponsible-travel-sees-121-increase-in-bookings-for-small-ship-cruises-5823312 UK-based online travel company Responsible Travel has witnessed a 121% increase in bookings for the small ship cruise sector. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Samsung Heavy Industries secures $100m order to build two new LNG carriers http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssamsung-heavy-industries-secures-100m-order-to-build-two-new-lng-carriers-5821854 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssamsung-heavy-industries-secures-100m-order-to-build-two-new-lng-carriers-5821854 Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a $100m order to build two new liquefied natural gas carriers (LNGCs) for Korea Gas (KOGAS). Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Fincantieri to acquire 66.66% stake in STX France for €79.5m http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-to-acquire-6666-stake-in-stx-france-for-795m-5821544 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-to-acquire-6666-stake-in-stx-france-for-795m-5821544 Italian shipyard Fincantieri has entered a share purchase agreement with STX Europe to purchase 66.66% stake in STX France. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT One Sea unveils new autonomous shipping roadmaps http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsone-sea-unveils-new-autonomous-shipping-roadmaps-5821555 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsone-sea-unveils-new-autonomous-shipping-roadmaps-5821555 One Sea – Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem, a marine industry initiative led by DIMECC, has revealed its roadmaps for the development of the world's first system of autonomous ships. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Spainish parliament passes port reform bill http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsspains-parliament-passes-port-reform-5820701 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsspains-parliament-passes-port-reform-5820701 The Spanish parliament has approved a royal decree to liberalise the country's port operations, after obtaining majority of votes in favour of the reform. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Wilhelmsen to begin drone deliveries to ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswilhelmsen-to-begin-drone-deliveries-to-ship-5820498 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswilhelmsen-to-begin-drone-deliveries-to-ship-5820498 Global maritime industry group Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has unveiled a plan to start delivering agency essentials to vessels via drone, with an aim to improve its customer services. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT EMP to provide Aquarius MAS + Solar solution to Singapore shipping company http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsemp-to-provide-aquarius-mas-solar-solution-to-singapore-shipping-company-5820345 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsemp-to-provide-aquarius-mas-solar-solution-to-singapore-shipping-company-5820345 Japanese technology group Eco Marine Power (EMP) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an undisclosed Singapore-based shipping company to supply its Aquarius management and automation (MAS)+ Solar solution. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to provide scrubber system for new Weidong Ferry vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-to-provide-scrubber-system-for-new-weidong-ferry-vessel-5819111 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-to-provide-scrubber-system-for-new-weidong-ferry-vessel-5819111 Wärtsilä has secured a contract to supply its exhaust gas cleaning system for a new vessel, which is set to be operated by South Korea-based Weidong Ferry. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT SAAM adds new bulk terminal at Terminal Portuario Guayaquil, Ecuador http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssaam-adds-new-bulk-terminal-at-terminal-portuario-guayaquil-in-ecuador-5819239 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssaam-adds-new-bulk-terminal-at-terminal-portuario-guayaquil-in-ecuador-5819239 Chile-based SAAM has expanded its operations at the Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG) port in Ecuador (TPG) by adding the facilities of the adjacent Trinipuerto bulk terminal on a 40-year lease. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Cochin Shipyard, Pasha Hawaii, Oldendorff Carriers http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-cochin-shipyard-pasha-hawaii-oldendorff-carriers-5817863 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-cochin-shipyard-pasha-hawaii-oldendorff-carriers-5817863 Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) Administration has placed an order with India-based Cochin Shipyard for four passenger-cum-cargo vessels, which are to be delivered by 2020. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT NYK Line, MTI and JRC develop new navigation support tool http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnyk-line-mti-and-jrc-develop-new-navigation-support-tool-5818899 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnyk-line-mti-and-jrc-develop-new-navigation-support-tool-5818899 Japanese shipping farm Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) has collaborated with Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI) and Japan Radio (JRC) to develop a new support tool that enables better management and sharing of navigational information. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT European ship owners release new Brexit priorities list http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newseuropean-shipowners-release-new-brexit-priorities-list-5817877 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newseuropean-shipowners-release-new-brexit-priorities-list-5817877 The European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) has unveiled its new list of priorities, which will be requested for consideration during the Brexit negotiations. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Damen collaborates with industry partners to develop 3D-printed ship propeller http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdamen-collaborates-with-industry-partners-to-develop-3d-printed-ship-propeller-5817780 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdamen-collaborates-with-industry-partners-to-develop-3d-printed-ship-propeller-5817780 Damen Shipyards Group has entered a cooperative consortium with Rotterdam Additive Manufacturing Lab (RAMLAB), Promarin, Autodesk and Bureau Veritas to develop a 3D-printed ship's propeller. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT IMO opens new centre in China to help reduce carbon emission from shipping sector http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsimo-opens-new-centre-in-china-to-help-reduce-carbon-emission-from-shipping-sector-5817578 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsimo-opens-new-centre-in-china-to-help-reduce-carbon-emission-from-shipping-sector-5817578 The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has opened a new regional centre at Shanghai Maritime University in China to help reduce harmful emissions from ships. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Leclanché introduces new lithium-ion battery system to reduce vessel emissions http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsleclanch-introduces-new-lithium-ion-battery-system-to-reduce-vessel-emissions-5816179 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsleclanch-introduces-new-lithium-ion-battery-system-to-reduce-vessel-emissions-5816179 Switzerland-based Leclanché has launched its new lithium-ion battery system known as the Marine Rack System (MRS), which is intended to help marine operators reduce emission from their vessels. Tue, 16 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to equip hybrid system on new Norwegian Coastal Administration vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-equip-hybrid-system-on-new-norwegian-coastal-administration-vessel-5816370 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-equip-hybrid-system-on-new-norwegian-coastal-administration-vessel-5816370 Rolls-Royce has won a deal from Norwegian shipyard Fitjar Mekaniske Verft to supply its hybrid battery system for a new multipurpose vessel known as OV Ryvingen, which is set to be owned by the Norwegian Coastal Administration. Tue, 16 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation introduce new digital cargo handling solution http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsport-of-los-angeles-ge-transportation-introduce-new-digital-cargo-handling-solution-5816167 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsport-of-los-angeles-ge-transportation-introduce-new-digital-cargo-handling-solution-5816167 The Port of Los Angeles in the US has collaborated with GE Transportation to launched a new digital solution in order to carry out smooth cargo handling activities. Tue, 16 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Caterpillar Marine unveils new LNG test bed for gas-fuelled engines at Kiel site in Germany http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscaterpillar-marine-unveils-new-lng-test-bed-for-gas-fuelled-engines-at-kiel-site-in-germany-5815115 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscaterpillar-marine-unveils-new-lng-test-bed-for-gas-fuelled-engines-at-kiel-site-in-germany-5815115 Germany-based Caterpillar Marine has launched the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) test bed for gas-fuelled engines at its facility in Kiel. Mon, 15 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT