Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Emission statement: Niels H Bruus reveals Maersk Line’s fuel efficiency strategy Maersk Line plans to reduce CO2 emissions by 60% by 2020 using a combination of smart sailing and technical vessel upgrades. Julian Turner talks to the company’s head of fleet performance, Niels H Bruus, about fuel optimisation, empowering personnel … Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT OCCL christens its latest 8,888teu containership Orient Overseas Container Line (OCCL) has christened its latest 8,888teu containership as OOCL Genoa. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to deliver exhaust cleaning scrubber systems for Finnlines’ vessels Finnish shipping company Finnlines has awarded a contract to Wärtsilä for the supply of exhaust cleaning scrubber systems for three of its vessels. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Shipping companies should focus more on maritime security in SEA, says MAST Maritime security provider MAST has argued shipping companies to strengthen their approach to maritime security in South East Asia (SEA), in the wake of recent piracy attempts in the Singapore Straight. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:00:00 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. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:24:00 GMT QinetiQ Launches Complete Naval Architecture Service A company video from QinetiQ showcasing the launch of their complete naval architecture service. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:45:00 GMT BC Ferries’ new cable ferry leaves Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards British Columbia Ferry Services' (BC Ferries) cable ferry, the Baynes Sound Connector, has reached Vancouver Island after leaving Seaspan's Vancouver Shipyards. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Malaysia and Indonesia form rapid reaction teams to combat piracy in SOMS Malaysia and Indonesia have reportedly established a rapid reaction teams to prevent piracy attacks on vessels in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS), a Malaysian admiral has said. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Seanergy Maritime acquires seven secondhand dry bulk vessels Seanergy Maritime has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire seven secondhand dry bulk vessels, including five Capesize and two Supramax vessels, for around $183m. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tallink's LNG-Fuelled Fast Ferry Tallink's new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled fast ferry is being constructed by Meyer Turku shipyard. First steel for the vessel was cut in a ceremony held in August 2015, while keel laying is scheduled for late-2015. The ferry is expected to be… Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Port of Virginia to operate Kalmar’s hybrid shuttle carriers The Port of Virginia has started operating three Kalmar's hybrid shuttle carriers in Virginia International Gateway terminal (VIG) in Portsmouth, USA. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT VT Halter lays keel for Crowley’s second Commitment-class LNG vessel VT Halter Marine has started construction with a keel laying for the second Commitment-class liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container, roll-on / roll-off (ConRo) ship for Crowley Maritime’s liner services group. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Russia to pay damages to Netherlands over Greenpeace ship seizure The Russian Government has broken international law by confiscating a Greenpeace ship and detaining its crew after a protest against Arctic oil drilling in 2013, an international tribunal has ruled. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Anchors aweigh: the building of a brigantine A traditional tall ship under construction in California is set to become the first tall ship to be built in the San Francisco Bay Area in more than 100 years. The ship will be used to provide on-the-water education for local students, including clas… Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Singapore’s Radio Holland to maintain Thome Ship Management’s tankers Singapore’s Radio Holland has signed a managed service agreement (MSA) with Thome Ship Management to maintain nine vessels for four years on a 24/7 basis. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT GUPC confirms leak on Panama Canal’s new Cocoli Locks Construction contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) has confirmed a leak on the Panama Canal's new Cocoli Locks that are located on the Pacific side of the waterway. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Jan De Nul JDN8069 Cutter Suction Dredger A new cutter suction dredger (CSD), designated JDN8069, is being built by Uljanik Brodogradiliste shipyard in Pula, Croatia, for Jan De Nul Group. It is expected to be the world’s biggest cutter suction dredger, when operational in 2017. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Pirates target six vessels in SOMS within two days, says ReCAAP Pirates have targeted at least six vessels while underway in the eastbound lane of the traffic separation scheme (TSS) in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) on 21 and 22 August, anti-piracy watchdog ReCAAP has revealed. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Dutch agency Rijkswaterstaat to construct new IJmuiden sea lock The Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency (Rijkswaterstaat) has secured a contract to construct the new IJmuiden sea lock that is located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal. Sun, 23 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT Viking Life-Saving Equipment acquires Denmark’s Nadiro from Maersk Group Marine and fire safety equipment provider Viking Life-Saving Equipment has acquired Denmark-based Nadiro, a company owned by Maersk Group and SH Group. Sun, 23 Aug 2015 23:00:00 GMT