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 Tecnicomar-RO Watermakers, Sewage Treatment Plants and Fresh Water Treatment for Ships http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/separators/tecnicomar/ http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/separators/tecnicomar/ Tecnicomar is Europe's first manufacturer of watermakers, sewage treatment plants with IMO Marpol MEPC.159(55) approval, water purifying systems and oil-water-separators. A wide range of standard, se... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Norcom Technology receives £20k fund for nautical eChart Service http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorcom-technology-receives-20k-fund-for-nautical-echart-service-4215970 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorcom-technology-receives-20k-fund-for-nautical-echart-service-4215970 Norwich-based developer of software and hardware solutions Norcom Technology has received £20,000 of funding from the East Anglian grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), for its nautical eChart Service. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Edison Chouest Offshore to expand deepwater port facility in Brazil http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsedison-chouest-offshore-to-expand-deepwater-port-facility-in-brazil-4216030 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsedison-chouest-offshore-to-expand-deepwater-port-facility-in-brazil-4216030 Galliano shipbuilder and oilfield service provider Edison Chouest Offshore will invest $425m to expand deepwater port facilities in Brazil. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Carnival Cruise Lines launches New Orleans’ largest cruise ship http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscarnival-cruise-lines-launches-new-orleans-largest-cruise-ship-4214963 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscarnival-cruise-lines-launches-new-orleans-largest-cruise-ship-4214963 Carnival Cruise Lines has launched New Orleans' largest cruise ship, Carnival Dream, which will soon embark upon its inaugural six-day cruise from New Orleans. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Atlantic Mercy Hospital Ship http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/atlantic-mercy-hospital-ship/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/atlantic-mercy-hospital-ship/ Atlantic Mercy is Mercy Ships’ latest addition to its fleet of travelling hospitals. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT South Korean passenger ferry capsizes leaving two dead and hundreds missing http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssouth-korean-passenger-ferry-capsizes-leaving-two-dead-and-hundreds-missing-4215539 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssouth-korean-passenger-ferry-capsizes-leaving-two-dead-and-hundreds-missing-4215539 A South Korean passenger ferry has capsized off the south-west coast, leaving two people dead and more than 300 missing. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT MPA and PSA extend deal for port technology R&D programme http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmpa-and-psa-extend-deal-for-port-technology-research-and-development-programme-4214603 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmpa-and-psa-extend-deal-for-port-technology-research-and-development-programme-4214603 The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and PSA have extended their deal to carry out research and developments (R&D) under the Port Technology Research and Development Programme (PTRDP). Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT OHPRI to add new sailing education vessel to America’s Tall Ship fleet http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsohpri-to-add-new-sailing-education-vessel-to-americas-tall-ship-fleet-4214613 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsohpri-to-add-new-sailing-education-vessel-to-americas-tall-ship-fleet-4214613 Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is set to add its new 200ft square-rigged sailing education vessel (SSV) to America’s Tall Ship fleet. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Bangladesh and IMO partner for improved ship-recycling standards http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsbangladesh-imo-improved-ship-recycling-standards-4214001 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsbangladesh-imo-improved-ship-recycling-standards-4214001 The Bangladesh Government and International Maritime Organization (IMO) have teamed-up to improve safety and environmental standards in the country’s ship-recycling industry. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Fincantieri’s innovation challenge http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featurefincantieris-innovation-challenge-4205134/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featurefincantieris-innovation-challenge-4205134/ Europe’s leading shipbuilding company Fincantieri is pioneering new technological innovations to make more efficient and cost-effective vessels for the maritime industry and give a real-world application of the Open Innovation paradigm. Frances Marce… Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT GasLog to buy three more LNG carriers from BG Group for $468m http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgaslog-buy-three-more-lng-carriers-bg-group-468m-4213927 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgaslog-buy-three-more-lng-carriers-bg-group-468m-4213927 GasLog has entered into a deal with Methane Services, an affiliate of BG Group, to purchase three more liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers for approximately $468m. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT MV Olympic Boa Subsea Support and Construction Vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/mv-olympic-boa-subsea-support-and-construction-vessel/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/mv-olympic-boa-subsea-support-and-construction-vessel/ Olympic Boa is a subsea support and construction vessel owned by Olympic Shipping. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:35:00 GMT Damen ARNO Dunkerque deploys new feet on wind turbine vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdamen-arno-dunkerque-deploys-new-set-of-feet-on-wind-turbine-vessel-4213018 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdamen-arno-dunkerque-deploys-new-set-of-feet-on-wind-turbine-vessel-4213018 Damen ARNO Dunkerque has successfully added a set of new feet, or spudcans, to the world's first purpose-built offshore wind turbine installation and maintenance vessel, MPI Resolution. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT ISS Australia issues port alert for Cyclone Ita http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsiss-australia-warns-ports-of-possible-cyclone-strike-off-the-north-eastern-australian-coast-4213010 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsiss-australia-warns-ports-of-possible-cyclone-strike-off-the-north-eastern-australian-coast-4213010 Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) Australia has issued a port alert of a possible strike from severe tropical Cyclone Ita, category 5, which is moving at wind speeds of 300km/h near the centre and gales extending out to 200k… Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Argentine ports likely to face strike action, says ISS http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsargentine-ports-likely-to-face-strike-threat-says-iss-4212432 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsargentine-ports-likely-to-face-strike-threat-says-iss-4212432 Maritime services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has warned of a potential general strike in Argentina on 10 April that could halt operations in ports across the country. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT DNV GL introduces new methodology for ship efficiency http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdnv-gl-introduces-new-methodology-for-ship-efficiency-4212377 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdnv-gl-introduces-new-methodology-for-ship-efficiency-4212377 DNV GL has introduced a new methodology for ship management to identify the sources of useful energy that are being wasted aboard ships. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT New Ctruk OWSV Design-Tailored To Work Further Offshore http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/building/ctruk/press-owsv-offshore-work.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/building/ctruk/press-owsv-offshore-work.html While debate continues about the most efficient way to serve offshore wind installations further out to sea, CTruk has been quietly forging ahead with a new OWSV designed to safely deal with rougher seas, longer transits and tougher assignments while… Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:21:00 GMT Global ports expect 13% of bunkers supplied to be LNG by 2020 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsglobal-ports-gear-up-for-shipping-lng-lloyds-register-report-4210757 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsglobal-ports-gear-up-for-shipping-lng-lloyds-register-report-4210757 Global ports are preparing for changes in the shipping industry by improving their liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering infrastructures, according to Lloyd's Register's LNG bunkering infrastructural survey 2014. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 02:30:00 GMT Maritime crime declines by 13% in Q1, says Dryad Maritime http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmaritime-crime-declines-13-in-first-quarter-says-dryad-maritime-4211951 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmaritime-crime-declines-13-in-first-quarter-says-dryad-maritime-4211951 UK-based maritime intelligence firm Dryad Maritime said in a report that maritime crime has declined by 13% year-on-year across the Horn of Africa, Gulf of Guinea and South-East Asia in the first quarter of this year. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Port of Hueneme grid-based shore power tests successful http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsport-of-hueneme-successfully-tests-connection-between-ship-and-grid-based-shore-power-system-4210461 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsport-of-hueneme-successfully-tests-connection-between-ship-and-grid-based-shore-power-system-4210461 California-based Port of Hueneme has successfully tested the 'plug in' process between the newly installed grid-based shore power system and Hamburg Süd's M/V cap pasley vessel. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT