Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.ship-technology.com web site http://www.ship-technology.com/ en-us http://www.ship-technology.com/ Ship Technology-Updates http://www.ship-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Sommers Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/sommers-trailing-suction-hopper-dredger/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/sommers-trailing-suction-hopper-dredger/ Sommers is the first of three trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) being built by Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard in Russia, for Rosmorport. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bibby WaveMaster 1 Service Operations Vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/bibby-wavemaster-1-service-operations-vessel/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/bibby-wavemaster-1-service-operations-vessel/ Bibby WaveMaster 1 is the first walk-to-work service operations vessel (SOV) being built by Damen Shipyards Group. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to power 16 new gas carrier ships in Japan http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-to-power-16-new-gas-carrier-ships-in-japan-4808061 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-to-power-16-new-gas-carrier-ships-in-japan-4808061 Wärtsila has been selected to deliver its 50 DF dual-fuel engines propelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) or conventional diesel fuels to power 16 new gas carrier ships being built in Japan. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Offshore Ship Designer unveils new tractor tug series http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsoffshore-ship-designer-unveils-new-tractor-tug-series-4807182 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsoffshore-ship-designer-unveils-new-tractor-tug-series-4807182 Offshore Ship Designer (OSD) has unveiled its new series of tractor tugs to be used for a wide range of functions including escort operations, harbour towage, ship handling, offshore mooring and berthing. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT BMT completes design of South Australian Government’s DPTI River Murray ferries http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsbmt-completes-design-of-south-australian-governments-dpti-river-murray-ferries-4808162 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsbmt-completes-design-of-south-australian-governments-dpti-river-murray-ferries-4808162 BMT Design & Technology (BMT) has announced completion of the designing project for the South Australian Government’s Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure’s (DPTI) ferries. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT CASAR Carries Out Paraplast Fusion Research in France http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/handling/casar-lankhorst-ropes-wireco/pressparaplast-fusion-research.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/handling/casar-lankhorst-ropes-wireco/pressparaplast-fusion-research.html At France's Cadarache nuclear research centre, a unique global partnership is being created. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:20:00 GMT Meyer Turku lays keel for Tallink’s Megastar LNG-propelled fast ferry http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmeyer-turku-lays-keel-for-tallinks-megastar-lng-propelled-fast-ferry-4806839 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmeyer-turku-lays-keel-for-tallinks-megastar-lng-propelled-fast-ferry-4806839 Meyer Turku shipyard has conducted a keel laying ceremony for Estonian shipping company Tallinck's new LNG-propelled fast ferry Megastar, marking the start of assembling of the ship's hull. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Shipping 2030: technologies that will transform the industry http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featureshipping-2030-technologies-that-will-transform-the-industry-4716366/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featureshipping-2030-technologies-that-will-transform-the-industry-4716366/ The Global Marine Technology Trends 2030 report, released in September, aims to shine a light on the transformative aspect of 18 technologies on ship design, naval power and the use of ocean space by 2030. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT NGOs call for curbs on shipping emissions to meet Paris climate target http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsngos-call-for-curbs-on-shipping-emissions-to-meet-paris-climate-target-4805844 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsngos-call-for-curbs-on-shipping-emissions-to-meet-paris-climate-target-4805844 NGOs Seas At Risk and Transport and Environment (T&E) have warned that achieving the Paris climate target of limiting global warming to 1.5 / 2°C will be impossible unless Europe and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) ratify measures to cu… Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT IMO calls upon member states to ratify compensation treaty for HNS cargoes http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsimo-calls-upon-member-states-to-ratify-compensation-treaty-for-hns-cargoes-4806983 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsimo-calls-upon-member-states-to-ratify-compensation-treaty-for-hns-cargoes-4806983 The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has called upon its member states to develop and designate a key compensation treaty encompassing the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT ABP invests to expand its Scottish ports http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabp-invests-to-expand-its-scottish-ports-4805492 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabp-invests-to-expand-its-scottish-ports-4805492 Associated British Ports (ABP) has acquired 3.1 acres of commercial property strategically located adjacent to the Port of Ayr, as part of plans to expand its Scottish ports. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Greenpeace urges investigation of Modern Express carrier’s controversial timber cargo http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgreenpeace-urges-investigation-of-modern-express-carriers-controversial-timber-cargo-4805231 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgreenpeace-urges-investigation-of-modern-express-carriers-controversial-timber-cargo-4805231 Greenpeace has called on authorities to launch investigations on the controversial cargo of timber on-board the car carrier Modern Express that was recently towed to the port of Bilbao, Spain, off the French coast. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT ECO to open new shipyard facility in Port of Gulfport http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newseco-to-open-new-shipyard-facility-in-port-of-gulfport-4805417 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newseco-to-open-new-shipyard-facility-in-port-of-gulfport-4805417 Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has unveiled plans to invest $68m to establish a new shipyard in the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi, US. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Optimarin Secures Order for Ten EX-approved Ballast Water Treatment systems from Atlantis Tankers Group http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/wastewater/optimarin/press10-ex-approved-ballast-water-treatment-systems-from-atlantis-tankers-group.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/wastewater/optimarin/press10-ex-approved-ballast-water-treatment-systems-from-atlantis-tankers-group.html Atlantis Tankers Group and its owner Armona Denizcilik AS have placed an order for ten EX-approved ballast water treatment systems from Optimarin Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:14:00 GMT Bolidt-Synthetic Products and Systems for the Marine Industry http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/interiors/bolidt-ship/ http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/interiors/bolidt-ship/ Bolidt is a renowned worldwide expert in developing, producing and applying synthetic flooring, decking and associated systems for vessels in various marine market sectors. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT Crystal cruises unveils plans to restore America’s flagship SS United States http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscrystal-cruises-unveils-plans-to-restore-americas-flagship-ss-united-states-4804348 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscrystal-cruises-unveils-plans-to-restore-americas-flagship-ss-united-states-4804348 Crystal cruises has announced a refurbishment programme on America's flagship, SS United States, as part of efforts to transform the vessel into a modernised luxury cruise. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Crowley Maritime christens its second LNG-ready product tanker http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscrowley-maritime-christens-its-second-lng-ready-product-tanker-4804420 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscrowley-maritime-christens-its-second-lng-ready-product-tanker-4804420 Crowley Maritime Corporation has christened the second of its four new liquefied natural gas (LNG) Jones Act product tankers at the South Florida Petroleum Terminal. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Pioneering Spirit Heavy Lift Construction Vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/pioneering-spirit-heavy-lift-construction-vessel/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/pioneering-spirit-heavy-lift-construction-vessel/ Pioneering Spirit, the world's biggest heavy lift construction vessel, is under construction for Allseas Group, an offshore pipe-laying contractor based in Switzerland. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Panama Canal expansion nears completion with sill reinforcements in new locks http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newspanama-canal-expansion-nears-completion-with-sill-reinforcements-in-new-locks-4803678 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newspanama-canal-expansion-nears-completion-with-sill-reinforcements-in-new-locks-4803678 The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has reported the completion of sill reinforcements in the new locks of the Panama Canal. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT ABS releases new cyber security guidelines for marine and offshore industries http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabs-releases-new-cyber-security-guidelines-for-marine-and-offshore-industries-4803130 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabs-releases-new-cyber-security-guidelines-for-marine-and-offshore-industries-4803130 A new set of cyber security guidelines has been launched by the classification society ABS for the global marine and offshore industries. 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