Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Exhaust Gas Scrub Water Increasingly stricter legislation on emissions of ships limits the sulphur content of marine fuel. As an alternative to switching to low sulphur fuel, shipping companies can install scrubber systems for the purification of exhaust gases resulting fro… Fri, 26 May 2017 16:00:00 GMT Inmarsat and IMSO launch project to improve maritime safety in Vanuatu Inmarsat has partnered with the International Mobile Satellite Organisation (IMSO) to launchea pilot project that aims to promote and improve maritime safety in the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Rolls-Royce, Samsung Heavy Industries, Eco Marine Power Australian shipyard Incat Tasmania has awarded a contract to Rolls-Royce for the supply four 20-cylinder Series 8V 2000 M51A gensets. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hapag-Lloyd completes merger with UASC German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd has completed its merger with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), making the organisation the fifth largest liner shipping company in the world. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to provide propulsion systems for CLdN Ro-Ro's two new vessels Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide its controllable pitch propellers and Power Take Off / Power Take Home (PTO / PTH) shaft generator systems for two new RoRo vessels, which are set to be owned by Luxembourg-based operator CLdN Ro-Ro. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Clean Marine at Nor-Shipping 2017 Clean Marine is pleased to announce our participation at Nor-shipping in Oslo, Norway, from 30 May to 2 June 2017 and we would like to invite you to our stand where you can discover and explore our exhaust gas cleaning technologies. Thu, 25 May 2017 10:20:00 GMT Shipamax raises funds to build cloud software platform for bulk shipping sector UK-based startup Shipamax has raised funds via a seed investment round to continue the development of its cloud software platform for the bulk shipping industry. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT GE's new LPG-fuelled ferry design meets HAZID requirements GE's Marine Solutions new liquid propane gas (LPG) fuelled ferry design has been found to meet the requirements of Hazard Identification (HAZID). Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT MOL reveals plan for new LNG-fuelled tugboat Japan's Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has unveiled a plan to build the country's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled tugboat. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Martechnic at Marine Maintenance World Expo 2017 Like last year, Martechnic© will be part of the Marine Maintenance World Expo taking place in Amsterdam from 6-8 June 2017. The trade fair and conference is a meeting place for companies dealing with international maintenance and repair technologies … Wed, 24 May 2017 14:58:00 GMT Ship Technology Global: Issue 43 In this issue: Designing an America’s Cup class catamaran, Norway’s plans to construct a ship tunnel, how companies can better tackle illegal contraband, Virginia’s stake on the US East Coast, robotic welding in shipbuilding, and more. Wed, 24 May 2017 11:27:00 GMT DMA launches pilot project to examine blockchain technology for shipping industry The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has launched a new pilot project to study the potential value of blockchain technology within the shipping sector. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Responsible Travel sees 121% increase in bookings for small ship cruises UK-based online travel company Responsible Travel has witnessed a 121% increase in bookings for the small ship cruise sector. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to power Virtu Ferries' new high-speed ferry Rolls-Royce has been contracted to supply four of its 20-cylinder Series 8000 MTU engines to Australian shipyard Incat Tasmania. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT One Sea unveils new autonomous shipping roadmaps One Sea – Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem, a marine industry initiative led by DIMECC, has revealed its roadmaps for the development of the world's first system of autonomous ships. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Samsung Heavy Industries secures $100m order to build two new LNG carriers Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won a $100m order to build two new liquefied natural gas carriers (LNGCs) for Korea Gas (KOGAS). Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Fincantieri to acquire 66.66% stake in STX France for €79.5m Italian shipyard Fincantieri has entered a share purchase agreement with STX Europe to purchase 66.66% stake in STX France. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT MSC Bellissima Cruise Ship MSC Cruises’ MSC Bellissima is the second Meraviglia-generation ship being built by STX France at its Saint Nazaire shipyard. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT EMP to provide Aquarius MAS + Solar solution to Singapore shipping company Japanese technology group Eco Marine Power (EMP) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an undisclosed Singapore-based shipping company to supply its Aquarius management and automation (MAS)+ Solar solution. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Wilhelmsen to begin drone deliveries to ships Global maritime industry group Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has unveiled a plan to start delivering agency essentials to vessels via drone, with an aim to improve its customer services. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT