Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Sri Lanka Port Authority looks for Indian investor to complete half-built port The Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) is searching for a group of investors from the Indian subcontinent to complete a $400m project in the Port of Colombo. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to provide re-gasification system for Höegh LNG’s FSRU conversion project Wärtsilä has won a contract to provide the re-gasification system for a floating, storage, re-gasification unit (FSRU) conversion project, which will be performed by Norway’s Höegh liquid natural gas (LNG) vessel. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: EMC, KKR Credit, QinetiQ Global Eagle Entertainment’s business unit Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) has been contracted by Nakilat to provide marine VSAT communication services. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT General Dynamics NASSCO to build two new Con-Ro vessels for Matson General Dynamics NASSCO has been contracted to build two Kanaloa Class liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered containerships with roll-on/roll-off capabilities (Con-Ro) for Matson Navigation Company. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT El Faro’s VDR reveals ship abandoned during Hurricane Joaquin The voyage data recorder (VDR), recently recovered by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), has revealed that the captain of the El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel before it sank in last year’s Hurric… Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Norsepower secures funding from EC and Finnish Government to develop new rotor sail The European Commission (EC) and Finnish Government’s funding agency for Innovation, Tekes, have provided €2.6m in funds to Norsepower for the conducting of further research to develop rotor sail solution technology. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kalmar provides 25 forklifts for GICEP Kalmar, a unit of cargo handling solutions provider Cargotec, has announced that it has secured an order to provide 25 forklift trucks from Algeria-based port procurement company, Groupement D'Interêt Commun Des Entreprises Portuaires (GICEP). Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Case Study: 36.50m Multi-Mac Design What type of multi-purpose vessel can fulfil strict requirements such as a shallow air and water draft, manoeuvrability and efficiency, while being able to carry out a wide range of demanding operations on an increasingly busy and geographically dive… Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:47:00 GMT Peters & Bey-Safety Equipment and Navigational Lighting for Maritime Vessels Peters & Bey supplies navigation lights, which are designed and manufactured according to stringent safety requirements for seagoing vessels.The company also has an extensive product range of safety ... Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:09:00 GMT Maintenance and Service Solutions for Marine Equipment Sulzer provides maintenance services for cruise liners, dredgers, passenger and naval ships, offshore production, tankers, and support vessels. We help you to minimise disruption and extend the lifetime of your equipment. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:23:00 GMT The new LNG coalition: making the case for the fuel of the future Some of the biggest names in the maritime industry have joined forces under the SEA/LNG banner to make the case for the widespread use of liquefied natural gas. Can these marine heavyweights use their collective power to make LNG the new fuel of choi… Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:00:00 GMT Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen completes repair work for Van Oord’s two vessels Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, part of Damen Shipyards Group, has completed maintenance and repair work on two vessels, Split Hopper Barges Jan Blanken and Jan Leeghwater, owned by Van Oord. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Fednav receives new oceangoing laker at Port of Indiana Canada-based bulk shipowner Fednav has welcomed a new oceangoing laker, Federal Caribou, to the Port of Indiana’s Burns Harbour. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT BG Freight Line to receive four container feeder vessels BG Freight Line, a subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, is set to receive four new customised short sea container feeder vessels, built for the company’s Irish Sea Hub services. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Crystal Mozart Cruise Ship, Vienna Crystal Mozart, a river cruise ship operated by Crystal Cruises, was christened in Vienna, Austria, on 11 July 2016 and is expected to enter service in October 2016. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Turbocharger Services and Repairs The key principles of Turbo Belgium are turbo-charger service, together with supplying and repairing spare parts. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:51:00 GMT EMC provides marine VSAT service for Nakilat’s LNG and LPG fleet Emerging Markets Communications (EMC), a unit of Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE), has been contracted to provide marine VSAT services for Nakilat’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier fleet. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT KKR Credit to purchase $1.5bn shipping loans from NORD/LB Global investment firm KKR Credit and an undisclosed sovereign wealth fund has finalised a deal to buy $1.5bn worth of shipping loans from German business bank Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB). Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT New research finds bacteria to be possible cause for barnacle formed at vessels’ bottom New research conducted by a San Diego State University biologist has potentially found a way that some species of bacteria help with barnacle formation at the bottom of vessels. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Polaris LNG icebreaker: breaking new ground The Polaris icebreaker is being marketed as the most environmentally friendly diesel-electric icebreaker ever built. What makes it so special? Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMT