Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the 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 MV Island Performer Subsea Vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/mv-island-performer-subsea-vessel/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/mv-island-performer-subsea-vessel/ MV Island Performer is a multifunctional offshore vessel built at the Ulstein Verft shipyard in Norway for Island Offshore and its American partner Edison Chouest Offshore, who ordered the vessel in December 2012. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register collaborate to study gas turbines for ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsge-marine-and-lloyds-register-collaborate-to-study-gas-turbines-for-ships-4326155 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsge-marine-and-lloyds-register-collaborate-to-study-gas-turbines-for-ships-4326155 Marine propulsion system provider GE Marine and classification society Lloyd's Register are collaborating on a study of potential gas turbine-powered commercial ship projects. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hyundai Heavy develops new collision avoidance system for ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newshyundai-heavy-develops-new-collision-avoidance-system-for-ships-4326091 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newshyundai-heavy-develops-new-collision-avoidance-system-for-ships-4326091 South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed new collision avoidance system for ships, named Hyundai intelligent collision avoidance support system (HiCASS). Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT N-KOM to build liftboat for Gulf Drilling International http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsn-kom-to-build-liftboat-for-gulf-drilling-international-4326196 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsn-kom-to-build-liftboat-for-gulf-drilling-international-4326196 Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) has secured a contract from Gulf Drilling International (GDI) to develop a self-propelled and self-elevating liftboat. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Saab acquires Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssaab-acquires-swedish-shipyard-thyssenkrupp-marine-systems-4324740 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssaab-acquires-swedish-shipyard-thyssenkrupp-marine-systems-4324740 Defence major Saab has completed the acquisition of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Fuel Mechanics-Marine Fuel Injection Equipment and Governors http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/building/fuel-mechanics/ http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/building/fuel-mechanics/ Fuel Mechanics specialises in the service and sales of marine fuel injection equipment and governors. We are the official sales and service agents for L'Orange, Bosch, Diesel-Kiki and Woodward. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Veinland-One-Source Shipping Hardware and Software Solutions http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/hardware/veinland-gmbh/ http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/hardware/veinland-gmbh/ Veinland offers hardware and software 'one-source multiple solutions' for the shipping industry, including National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) interfaces, Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm Systems (BNWASs), uninterruptible power supply (UPS)… Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Costa Concordia starts its final journey to Genoa http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscosta-concordia-starts-final-journey-to-genoa-4324996 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscosta-concordia-starts-final-journey-to-genoa-4324996 The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has started its final voyage to the port of Genoa, two-and-a-half years after it was capsized on the Tuscan island of Giglio, killing 32 people. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Cosco secures $300m contracts to build accommodation barge and bulk carriers http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscosco-secures-300m-contract-to-build-accommodation-barge-and-bulk-carriers-4324706 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscosco-secures-300m-contract-to-build-accommodation-barge-and-bulk-carriers-4324706 Cosco has announced that its subsidiaries have won contracts worth $300m to build one accommodation barge and seven bulk carriers for different clients. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT EPAK-Marine Satellite Internet and TV http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/navigation/epak/ http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/navigation/epak/ EPAK is a German producer and developer of automatic satellite tracking systems for maritime applications. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sembawang secures $475m FPSO conversion contract from Saipem http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssembawang-secures-475m-fpso-conversion-contract-from-saipem-4323288 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssembawang-secures-475m-fpso-conversion-contract-from-saipem-4323288 Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has won a contract worth SGD600m ($475m) from French firm Saipem to convert two floating storage production offloading (FPSO) units. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kleven to build multi-purpose support vessel for IES Pioneer http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskleven-to-build-multi-purpose-support-vessel-for-ies-pioneer-4323732 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskleven-to-build-multi-purpose-support-vessel-for-ies-pioneer-4323732 Norwegian offshore shipbuilder Kleven has secured a contract from Malaysian firm IES Pioneer for the construction of a multi-purpose support vessel. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kongsberg to supply automation systems for Chinese and Korean offshore vessels http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-supply-automation-systems-for-chinese-and-korean-offshore-vessels-4323279 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskongsberg-to-supply-automation-systems-for-chinese-and-korean-offshore-vessels-4323279 Kongsberg Maritime has been selected by a group of shipbuilders from China and Korea to provide automation systems for 13 new-build advanced offshore vessels at a cost of Nkr330m ($53m). Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Western Dredging Association: Dredging Summit and Expo 2014 http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/bunker_fuels/western-dredging-association/ http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/bunker_fuels/western-dredging-association/ Topics: Defining environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs): addressing the confusion of EAL names and base oil technology Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:13:00 GMT Fincantieri to build articulated tug and barges for Kirby http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-to-build-articulated-tug-and-barges-for-kirby-4322067 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-to-build-articulated-tug-and-barges-for-kirby-4322067 Fincantieri Marine Group's (FMG) subsidiary Bay Shipbuilding Company (BSC) has been contracted by a US-based tank barge operator, Kirby Corporation, to construct articulated tug and barge (ATB) units. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding to establish JV for engine business http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-and-china-state-shipbuilding-to-establish-jv-for-engine-business-4322238 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-and-china-state-shipbuilding-to-establish-jv-for-engine-business-4322238 Wärtsilä has entered into an agreement with China State Shipbuilding (CSSC) to establish a joint venture (JV), which will acquire Wärtsilä’s two-stroke engine business. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Evergreen christens new L-type vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsevergreen-christens-new-l-type-vessel-4322085 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsevergreen-christens-new-l-type-vessel-4322085 Evergreen Group has christened its new 8,508 20ft equivalent unit (TEU) L-type container ship Ever Loading, which was built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Algoma christens new Equinox-class lake bulk carrier http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsalgoma-christens-new-equinox-class-lake-bulk-carrier-4321479 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsalgoma-christens-new-equinox-class-lake-bulk-carrier-4321479 Canadian flag fleet of dry and liquid bulk carrier Algoma Central Corporation has christened its second Equinox-class bulk cargo vessel, the Algoma Harvester, in Hamilton Harbour. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT MTU developing new 16-cylinder gas powered engine for RSD CNG tug http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmtu-developing-new-16-cylinder-gas-powered-engine-for-rsd-cng-tug-4321481 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmtu-developing-new-16-cylinder-gas-powered-engine-for-rsd-cng-tug-4321481 Rolls-Royce Power Systems’ German subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen is developing a new 16-cylinder gas-powered engine for the reverse stern drive (RSD) compressed natural gas (CNG) tug, which is currently under construction. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Canada to extend east coast ferry services until 2016 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscanada-to-extend-east-coast-ferry-services-until-2016-4321239 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscanada-to-extend-east-coast-ferry-services-until-2016-4321239 Transport Canada has unveiled plans to provide $58m funding to extend the interprovincial ferry services in the eastern part of the country until 2016. 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