Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone Project, Lagos The Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone project, proposed to be constructed at Badagry, Lagos State, Nigeria, will be Africa's biggest and most advanced sea port when it starts operations in 2018. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:55:00 GMT Welding and Power Solutions for 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. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:20:00 GMT Eastern Shipbuilding launches new MPSV for Hornbeck Eastern Shipbuilding has launched its new multi-purpose service vessel (MPSV) being built for Hornbeck Offshore Services, Hos Wooland. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT BC Ferries selects names for its three new intermediate class ferries Canada’s British Columbia Ferry Services (BC Ferries) has selected names for its three new intermediate-class ferries currently being built by Remontowa Shipbuilding. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT UK’s Port of Garston to build new bulk terminal to boost capacity Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested in the Port of Garston for the construction of a £2.2m bulk terminal, aimed at strengthening the port’s operational capacity. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ship Technology Global: Issue 21 In this issue: The Marshall Islands’ push for global shipping emission targets, how the industry is preparing for e-navigation, insights into fuel efficiency from Maersk, how cruise operators are scoring for sustainability, a look at Anthem of the Se… Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:31:00 GMT Costa Cruises to receive two LNG-cruise ships from Meyer Werft Carnival Corporation's Italian brand Costa Cruises will receive two new next-generation cruise ships from Meyer Werft. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT MOL and SahaThai to launch new barge terminal operation company in Bangkok Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a joint venture agreement with SahaThai Terminal to set up a new barge terminal operation company in Bangkok. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sandia and San Francisco’s Red and White Fleet to develop new hydrogen-fuel-cell ferry Sandia National Laboratories has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with San Francisco-based Red and White Fleet for an environmental sustainability project. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT IMO, GEF and UNDP agree on funding for maritime energy efficiency project International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement to deliver $2m to a global maritime energy efficiency partnership project. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT ABS grants approval in principle to Jensen’s ATB concept Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has provided 'approval in principle' to a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB) designed by Jensen Maritime. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Shipping emissions: heeding the Marshalls' call The Marshall Islands' unsuccessful call for a global shipping emissions target has reignited the debate on the sector's eco-performance. With small island states facing being swallowed up by a swelling ocean in the coming decades, is now the time for… Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT MBNA Thames Clippers to receive two new catamarans MBNA Thames Clippers is set to receive two new catamarans, providing additional capacity across its river transport network. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Proteus Immersion Suit Insulated The insulated Proteus immersion suit is approved according to SOLAS LSA CODE MSC 81 / 70, for general commercial use. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:31:00 GMT Green Marine to support Transport Canada with underwater noise insight Green Marine has secured a contract from Transport Canada to provide insight on underwater noise generated by shipping and its effects on marine life. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce invests in MTU facility to develop combustion engines Rolls-Royce Power Systems has invested €40m in its MTU facility for the development of next-generation combustion engines. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Fincantieri begins construction of Silversea’s new ultra-luxury cruise ship Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has officially started construction of Silversea Cruises' new ultra-luxury cruise ship, following a keel laying ceremony held at its shipyard in Sestri Ponente. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ovation of the Seas Cruise Ship Ovation of the Seas is the third Quantum-class ship under construction at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, for Royal Caribbean Cruises. The technologically-advanced cruise ship will offer class-leading features. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Queensland’s Port of Townsville invests to upgrade Berth 4 Queensland's Port of Townsville has announced a $55m investment to modernise Berth 4, as part of its efforts to double its capacity. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Egypt begins test run through new Suez Canal Egypt has completed the first trial run through the new Suez Canal prior to the opening of this new waterway next month. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT