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 HMM to acquire Hanjin's two terminals in Japan and Taiwan http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newshmm-to-acquire-hanjins-two-terminals-in-japan-and-taiwan-5744026 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newshmm-to-acquire-hanjins-two-terminals-in-japan-and-taiwan-5744026 Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has signed a deal with Hanjin Shipping and Marine Terminals Investment (MTIL) to buy Hanjin Pacific's (HPC) complete share in terminals in Tokyo, Japan and Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SRT Marine Systems wins UK patent for GeoVS Dynamic-3D technology http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssrt-marine-systems-wins-uk-patent-for-geovs-dynamic-3d-technology-5743743 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssrt-marine-systems-wins-uk-patent-for-geovs-dynamic-3d-technology-5743743 SRT Marine Systems has been awarded a patent from the UK's Intellectual Property Office (IPO) for its GeoVS Dynamic-3D virtual reality visualisation technology. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT New Zealand to implement Maritime Labour Convention next month http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-implement-maritime-labour-convention-next-month-5744034 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-implement-maritime-labour-convention-next-month-5744034 New Zealand's maritime safety authority (NZ) has announced it will implement the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) by early next month, in order to protect local and international seafarers. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to provide engine service for PGS's seismic vessel fleet http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-to-provide-engines-service-for-pgss-seismic-vessel-fleet-5742587 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-to-provide-engines-service-for-pgss-seismic-vessel-fleet-5742587 Wärtsilä has been selected as the preferred partner to provide engine and other equipment services for Norway-based PGS Geophysical's fleet of eight seismic vessels. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Modal Training to open new marine simulator facility in Immingham, UK http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmodal-training-to-open-new-marine-simulator-training-facility-in-immingham-uk-5742610 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmodal-training-to-open-new-marine-simulator-training-facility-in-immingham-uk-5742610 UK-based Modal Training is set to open a new marine simulator training facility at its centre in Immingham, which will feature marine simulators supplied by Kongsberg Maritime. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SES and Gilat Satellite Networks to provide broadband connectivity for Caribbean vessels http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsses-gilat-satellite-networks-to-provide-broadband-connectivity-for-vessels-in-caribbean-5742553 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsses-gilat-satellite-networks-to-provide-broadband-connectivity-for-vessels-in-caribbean-5742553 Global satellite operator SES has entered a strategic collaboration with Gilat Satellite Networks to provide broadband connectivity for small ships and vessels operating at sea in the Caribbean. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Damen Shipyards, Wärtsilä http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-damen-shipyards-wartsila-5741271 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-damen-shipyards-wartsila-5741271 Vloot dab has ordered Damen Shipyards to build a new 25m-long ferry for the transportation of vehicles and passengers between the canal connecting Ghent, Belgium and Terneuzen, the Netherlands. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hanjin Heavy Industries delivers LNG bunkering vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newshanjin-heavy-industries-delivers-new-purpose-built-liquefied-natural-gas-bunkering-vessel-5741575 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newshanjin-heavy-industries-delivers-new-purpose-built-liquefied-natural-gas-bunkering-vessel-5741575 South Korea's Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has delivered a liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) to a consortium of Engie, Fluxys, Mitsubishi, and NYK Line. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hyundai Heavy Industries deploys NAPA's new 3D-model-based design software http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newshyundai-heavy-industries-selects-napas-new-3d-model-based-ship-designing-software-5739937 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newshyundai-heavy-industries-selects-napas-new-3d-model-based-ship-designing-software-5739937 Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has implemented NAPA Group's new 3D-model-based ship structural designing software across its business. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Vard to build new krill fishing vessel for Aker BioMarine http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsvard-to-build-new-krill-fishing-vessel-for-aker-biomarine-5741546 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsvard-to-build-new-krill-fishing-vessel-for-aker-biomarine-5741546 Vard Holdings has won a deal to design and build a krill fishing vessel for Aker BioMarine in Norway. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Shipping industry urges EC to add emissions to EU Emissions Trading System http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsshipping-industry-urges-ec-to-add-emissions-in-eu-emissions-trading-system-5739991 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsshipping-industry-urges-ec-to-add-emissions-in-eu-emissions-trading-system-5739991 Clean Shipping Index and BICEPS Network have called on the European Commission (EC) to include shipping emissions in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) under a special fund. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:52:00 GMT SpaceApps selects PrismTech's Vortex OpenSplice to support undersea operations with ROVs http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsspaceapps-selects-prismtechs-vortex-opensplice-to-support-undersea-operations-with-rov-5740089 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsspaceapps-selects-prismtechs-vortex-opensplice-to-support-undersea-operations-with-rov-5740089 Space Applications Services (SpaceApps) has chosen PrismTech's Vortex OpenSplice for the DexROV project, which aims to futher the development of undersea operations with remotely operated vehicles (ROV). Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT ISO issues new standard for safe bunkering of LNG-fuelled ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsiso-issues-new-standard-for-safe-bunkering-of-lng-fuelled-ships-5740083 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsiso-issues-new-standard-for-safe-bunkering-of-lng-fuelled-ships-5740083 The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has released a new standard for safe and sustainable bunkering of LNG-powered ships. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Fire breaks out on APL Austria cargo vessel off South African coast http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfire-breaks-out-on-apl-austria-cargo-vessel-offshore-south-africa-5739281 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfire-breaks-out-on-apl-austria-cargo-vessel-offshore-south-africa-5739281 A Liberian-flagged cargo vessel named APL Austria has suffered a major fire off the east coast of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to launch autonomous ship by 2020 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-launch-autonomous-ship-by-2020-5739161 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-launch-autonomous-ship-by-2020-5739161 UK-based vehicle manufacturer Rolls-Royce is planning to unveil its first fleet of crewless ships by 2020, with the aim of reducing sea transport expenses by around 20%. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Damen to build new ferry for Belgium's Vloot dab http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdamen-to-build-new-ferry-for-belgiums-vloot-dab-5739203 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdamen-to-build-new-ferry-for-belgiums-vloot-dab-5739203 Damen Shipyards Group has won a deal to build a new 25m-long ferry for Belgium's state-owned vessel operator Vloot dab. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä joins Seabin Project to support ocean cleaning effort http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-joins-seabin-project-to-support-ocean-cleaning-effort-5738100 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-joins-seabin-project-to-support-ocean-cleaning-effort-5738100 Finnish technology firm Wärtsilä has entered an agreement to support the Seabin Project's pilot programme that aims to keep the world's oceans free from plastics and other litter. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT ClassNK unveils updated PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsclassnk-unveils-new-primeship-hull-hcsr-software-version-5738106 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsclassnk-unveils-new-primeship-hull-hcsr-software-version-5738106 Japanese ship classification society ClassNK has released a new version of its ship design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR). Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT North P&I Club issues new advice on reducing risk from Ro-Ro vessel fires http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorth-pi-club-issues-new-guidance-on-reducing-risk-from-ro-ro-vessel-fires-5738332 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorth-pi-club-issues-new-guidance-on-reducing-risk-from-ro-ro-vessel-fires-5738332 UK-based marine insurer North P&I Club has released a new set of guidelines for roll-on-roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessels and car carriers to prevent, detect and fight fires. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT New NTSB report identifies risks associated with shared waterway usage in US http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-ntsb-report-identifies-risks-associated-with-shared-waterways-usage-in-us-5737219 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnew-ntsb-report-identifies-risks-associated-with-shared-waterways-usage-in-us-5737219 A new safety recommendation report by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has identified the risks of shared use of the country's marine transportation system by recreational and commercial vessels. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT