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 Welding and Power Solutions for Shipyards http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/steel/welding-power-solutions-shipyards/ http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/steel/welding-power-solutions-shipyards/ Several MX350 welding modules can be powered by either an electric power-source or an engine-driven power source for DC positive stick, MIG, and SubArc welding processes. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:44:00 GMT CAEM’s emissions treatment system receives CARB approval http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscaems-emissions-treatment-system-receives-carb-approval-4616057 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscaems-emissions-treatment-system-receives-carb-approval-4616057 Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM) has secured approval from California air resources board (CARB) for its first commercially ready ship emissions capturing system. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to launch autonomous ship research project http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-launch-autonomous-ship-research-project-4616033 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-launch-autonomous-ship-research-project-4616033 Rolls-Royce is leading a new €6.6m advanced autonomous waterborne applications initiative to develop specification and preliminary designs for the next-generation of advanced ship solutions. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Into the light: how marine life is affected by artificial light in harbours http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featureinto-the-light-marine-life-affected-by-artificial-light-in-harbours-4615259/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featureinto-the-light-marine-life-affected-by-artificial-light-in-harbours-4615259/ Across thousands of harbours, oil rigs, marinas, fisheries and ships out at sea, artificial lighting is used to illuminate the night sky. However, a study has found that such lighting can be damaging to both sea creatures and vessels. So, what is the… Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT RMT members in Argyll and CalMac Ferries to strike on 10 July http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrmt-members-in-argyll-and-calmac-ferries-to-strike-on-10-july-4616106 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrmt-members-in-argyll-and-calmac-ferries-to-strike-on-10-july-4616106 UK maritime union RMT's members in Argyll Ferries and CalMac's ferry operations will hold a strike on 10 July. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Meyer Turku to build two cruise ships for TUI Cruises http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmeyer-turku-to-build-two-cruise-ships-for-tui-cruises-4615059 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmeyer-turku-to-build-two-cruise-ships-for-tui-cruises-4615059 Finland's Meyer Turku has signed a contract with TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises, to build two cruise ships. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT At least 38 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes near port of Ormoc City http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsat-least-38-dead-as-philippine-ferry-capsizes-near-port-of-ormoc-city-4615062 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsat-least-38-dead-as-philippine-ferry-capsizes-near-port-of-ormoc-city-4615062 A Philippine ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew has capsized near the port of Ormoc City, killing at least 38 people. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Fincantieri building ultra-luxury cruise ship for Silversea Cruises http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-building-ultra-luxury-cruise-ship-for-silversea-cruises-4614356 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-building-ultra-luxury-cruise-ship-for-silversea-cruises-4614356 Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has secured an order to build a new ultra-luxury cruise ship for Silversea Cruises. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Bahri orders five further VLCCs from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsbahri-orders-five-further-vlccs-from-hyundai-samho-heavy-industries-4614168 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsbahri-orders-five-further-vlccs-from-hyundai-samho-heavy-industries-4614168 The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has signed a contract with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI), an affiliate of South Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries, to build additional five very large crude carriers (VLCC). Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT MOL to equip new vessel with methanol-fuelled low-speed diesel engine http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmol-to-equip-new-vessel-with-methanol-fuelled-low-speed-diesel-engine-4614170 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmol-to-equip-new-vessel-with-methanol-fuelled-low-speed-diesel-engine-4614170 Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding has finished building the world's first methanol-burned, dual-fuelled, low-speed, diesel main engine that will be installed on Mitsui OSK Lines' (MOL) new methanol carrier. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Piening Propeller-Customised Propellers, Ship Propulsion Systems and Vessel Repair Solutions http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/propulsion/piening-propeller-ship/ http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/propulsion/piening-propeller-ship/ Piening Propeller offers comprehensive ship propulsion solutions, including a total package of systems, propellers, and steering gears with shaft brackets.Vessel propulsion systems for new-build ship... Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:28:00 GMT Rolls-Royce completes LNG retrofit of Bergen Tankers’ vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-completes-lng-retrofit-of-bergen-tankers-vessel-4613452 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-completes-lng-retrofit-of-bergen-tankers-vessel-4613452 Rolls-Royce has completed the retrofit of Bergen Tankers' chemical and product tanker, Bergen Viking, converting its propulsion from diesel-electric to LNG-electric. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä’s tunnel thruster receives LR type approval from Lloyd’s Register http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsils-tunnel-thruster-receives-lr-type-approval-from-lloyds-register-4613454 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsils-tunnel-thruster-receives-lr-type-approval-from-lloyds-register-4613454 Wärtsilä has received an LR-type approval certificate for its WTT11 tunnel thruster from classification society Lloyd's Register (LRS). Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT AS Tallink secures €184m loan for its new LNG fast ferry http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsas-tallink-secures-184m-loan-for-its-new-lng-fast-ferry-4613538 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsas-tallink-secures-184m-loan-for-its-new-lng-fast-ferry-4613538 Estonian shipping company AS Tallink's subsidiary Tallink Line has signed a €184m loan agreement with Nordea Bank Finland for its new LNG-powered fast ferry. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Bevi-Marine Electric Motors http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/propulsion/bevi/ http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/propulsion/bevi/ Bevi is a reliable and high-quality supplier of electric motors. Clients from a wide range of sectors, including the automotive, commercial and of course marine industries, rely on the company for a huge selection of motors, including niche products,… Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:27:00 GMT Boskalis Westminster to dredge Portsmouth Harbour in UK http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsboskalis-westminster-to-dredge-portsmouth-harbour-in-uk-4612507 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsboskalis-westminster-to-dredge-portsmouth-harbour-in-uk-4612507 Boskalis Westminster has secured a £31m contract from the UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to dredge Portsmouth Harbour. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Maritime and migration agencies collaborate over migration crisis http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmaritime-and-migration-agencies-collaborate-over-migration-crisis-4612410 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmaritime-and-migration-agencies-collaborate-over-migration-crisis-4612410 The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have agreed to jointly address the humanitarian crisis arising from unsafe mixed migration. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT GD Nassco lays keel for second APT tanker http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgd-nassco-lays-keel-for-second-apt-tanker-4612407 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgd-nassco-lays-keel-for-second-apt-tanker-4612407 General Dynamics (GD) Nassco has officially marked the start of construction of American Petroleum Tankers' (APT) second ECO tanker, following a keel-laying ceremony at its shipyard in San Diego. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT Low Cost Shipboard UPS - PS 502-Series http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/electrical/powerstar-ship/pressps-502-series.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/electrical/powerstar-ship/pressps-502-series.html Small lightweight economical 120Vac UPS's come in three power ratings, 550VA, 650VA, and 750VA. You can replace non-delta power UPS's or surge suppressors with the world's lowest cost shipboard delta power UPS. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:28:00 GMT Aranui 5 Dual-Purpose Passenger / Cargo Ship http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/aranui-5-dual-purpose-passengercargo-ship-french-polynesia/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/aranui-5-dual-purpose-passengercargo-ship-french-polynesia/ Aranui 5 is a custom-built, dual-purpose passenger / cargo ship under construction at Huanghai Shipbuilding facility. located in Shandong province, China. The new vessel will replace its predecessor Aranui 3, which entered service in 2003. 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