Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Banks use ship energy-efficiency data to make financial decisions, says CWR Major banks in the shipping industry are using energy-efficiency data for making investment and financing decisions, international non-governmental organisation (NGO) Carbon War Room (CWR) has said. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Vroon receives new FSV vessel from Fujian South East Shipyard Vroon Offshore Services has taken delivery of its new field-support vessel (FSV), VOS Gorgeous, from Fujian South East Shipyard (FSES) in Fuzhou, China. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kalmar to deliver cargo-handling equipment to GICEP in Algeria Cargotec subsidiary Kalmar has received an order from Algerian port procurement firm Groupement D'Interêt Commun Des Entreprises Portuaires (GICEP) to deliver cargo-handling equipment to six locations in Algeria. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT AXYS Technologies receives new standard in floating LiDAR devices AXYS Technologies has achieved a new standard in floating LiDAR devices by developing a dual ZephIR 300 arrangement on the WindSentinel buoy. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä launches new AHTS vessel design Wärtsilä has launched a new anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel design, focusing on simplicity, efficiency, low fuel consumption and reduced environmental impact. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Minaminippon Shipbuilding to build four car carriers for Japan’s MOL Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has signed a contract with Japan-based Minaminippon Shipbuilding to build four next-generation car carriers. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT CASAR and Lankhorst Ropes | WireCo-Mission Critical Steel Wire and Synthentic Ropes for Marine Vessels Through its brands CASAR and Lankhorst Ropes, WireCo WorldGroup supplies mission-critical steel wire ropes, synthetic ropes and hardware for towing, hoisting and mooring of ships. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:53:00 GMT Marine Technical Experts-Repair, Mechanical Engineering and Inspection Services for the Maritime Industry Marine Technical Experts (MTExperts) specialises in repairing two and four-stroke diesel engines (main engines and diesel generators), steam turbines, air compressors, pumps and valves. MTExperts re... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:52:00 GMT STX France begins construction of MSC Meraviglia cruise ship STX France has started construction on Italian-Swiss shipping company MSC Cruises' Vista generation of megaships, following the steel-cutting ceremony of the first vessel in the series. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT IMB report reveals rise in global piracy attacks Global piracy attacks are 10% higher than in the same period last year stated a report by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB). Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Italian police arrest migrant boat captain for shipwreck in Mediterranean Italian authorities have arrested Mohammed Ali Malek the captain of the fishing boat that capsized off the coast of Libya, killing more than 800 migrants. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT MacGregor receives deck-handling equipment and crane order from Grupo CBO Cargotec subsidiary MacGregor has been contracted by Brazilian ship owner and builder Grupo CBO to deliver Triplex deck-handling equipment and cranes to four customised Havyard 843 anchor-handling tug supply vessels (AHTS). Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Singapore MPA and Port of Rotterdam partner for information exchange and R&D Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to share information on marine services. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Intermediate-Class Ferries (ICF), Canada The Intermediate-Class Ferries (ICFs) are a series of three identical dual fuel car-passenger ferries being built by Remontowa Shipbuilding for Canadian company British Columbia Ferry Services (BC Ferries). Each ICF ferry is designed to carry up to 1… Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT GD NASSCO builds world’s first LNG-powered containership, Isla Bella General Dynamics (GD) NASSCO has launched the world's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered containership, built for US shipping firm Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE). Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kongsberg Superyacht Contract Granted to Stadt STADT AS has been granted the Kongsberg Maritime AS contract to provide their awarded No-Loss AC drive system for a 84 metre Superyacht, which will be built by ECHO YACHTs in Australia. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:36:00 GMT Royal IHC launches new pipelaying vessel, Sapura Jade Netherlands' shipbuilder Royal IHC (IHC) has launched a new pipelaying vessel, Sapura Jade, following the naming ceremony held at the company's shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Damen delivers two ATD 2412 tugs for Kotug’s European operation Towage operator Kotug has received two ATD 2412 tugs from Damen Shipyards to enhance operations of its European Harbour Towage. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT 700 migrants dead as fishing boat capsizes in Mediterranean Around 700 people are thought to have died after a fishing boat of migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Workboat Maintenance and Repair With a new global push for environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL's) end users are being bombarded with options and lubricant manufacturer's pitching different base oil technologies and theories. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:05:00 GMT