Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Boskalis consortium wins contract for Suez Canal expansion The Suez Canal Authorities has awarded a contract to a consortium, named Challenge Coalition, for the expansion of the canal in Egypt. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to design new stern trawler for Norway’s Ramoen Rolls-Royce has received a £6.5m contract to provide a design for the new Stern Trawler being built for Norwegian fishing company Ramoen at the Armon shipyard, Spain. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Jurong Shipyard wins FPSO conversion contract from Singapore’s MODEC Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Jurong Shipyard has received a contract from Singapore-based MODEC Offshore Production Systems for converting a VLCC into a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT One direction: Predicting the formation, movement and dispersal of pumice rafts Large mobile accumulations of pumice fragments, known as rafts, can cause immeasurable damage to vessels and disrupt shipping routes. But could a new technique, based on extensive research in the Southwest Pacific, be able to predict their dispersal … Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Nam Cheong secures orders worth $186m for 12 AHTS Malaysia-based Nam Cheong has received $186m worth of letters of intent (LoI) from five customers for its new 64.8m-long, diesel electric-powered, anchor-handling tug supply vessels (AHTS), both for sale and charter. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Navis to install N4 terminal operating system at Mayotte Channel Gateway Mozambique-based Mayotte Channel Gateway (MCG) has signed a licence agreement with Navis for the company's N4 terminal operating system (TOS). Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Skangass’s Lysekil LNG terminal officially begins operations Norway-based LNG provider Skangass has officially started operations in its new import terminal for LNG in Lysekil, Sweden. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Premech-Fuel Injection Systems for Diesel Engines Premech, a name derived from 'precision mechanics', provides the marine diesel engine industry with comprehensive and highly reliable fuel injection systems and components. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Marine South East GLEAMS project says glycerine is a viable marine fuel Marine South East's Glycerine Fuel for Marine Sustainability (GLEAMS) project has named glycerine as a viable and low-emission alternative to marine fuel. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT New Horizon Class Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) The new horizon class pure car and truck carriers (PCTC) are being built by Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry (XSI) in China for Höegh Autoliners, a company based in Norway. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kleven to build six anchor-handling vessels for Maersk Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven has won a contract from Maersk Supply Service to construct six anchor-handling vessels. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to maintain Wagenborg’s dry cargo carriers Wärtsilä has a signed a six-year agreement with Netherlands-based Wagenborg Shipping to maintain its fifteen dry cargo carriers. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sydney and Port Botany remain closed due to super storm Sydney and Port Botany have been closed to all shipping movements due to a super storm which hit the Australian coast. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Jurong Shipyard wins $696m FPSO conversion contract from Oogtk Libra Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Jurong Shipyard in Singapore has won a $696m contract from Oogtk Libra to convert Navion Norvegia shuttle tanker into a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Triyards buys two Strategic Marine subsidiaries of Henderson Singapore-based shipbuilder Triyards Holdings has completed the acquisition of Henderson Marine Base's Strategic Marine units in Singapore and Vietnam. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Balancing the Arguments for Ballast Water Treatment Testing In the marine industry, underlining conversations convey a message for the need for ballast water treatment procedures and testing protocol. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:39:00 GMT MarineFAST Sewage Treatment Systems The LX-Series comprises certified type II marine sanitation devices (MSDs), ideal for small vessels. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:39:00 GMT Inspected Vessels and Offshore Structures Require Marine Sanitation Devices All marine sanitation devices (MSDs), whether type I, II or III, must be US Coast Guard (USCG) certified for inspected or uninspected vessels with galley(s) and toilet facilities. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:39:00 GMT Enwa Acquires Rights to Sell Polar International Hydrophore Water Treatment, PWT, Product Enwa is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive distributorship agreement with the Norwegian company Polar International for their freshwater treatment product Hydrophore Water Treatment (PWT). Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:30:00 GMT EnwaMatic for Engine Cooling Water and Chilled Water, HVAC-Systems Keep your systems clean without chemicals. If any freshwater-based, closed-loop, cooling or heating system is left without treatment, the system will rapidly deteriorate causing operational problems and high maintenance costs. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:19:00 GMT