Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates MV Island Performer Subsea Vessel MV Island Performer is a multifunctional offshore vessel built at the Ulstein Verft shipyard in Norway for Island Offshore and its American partner Edison Chouest Offshore, who ordered the vessel in December 2012. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register collaborate to study gas turbines for ships Marine propulsion system provider GE Marine and classification society Lloyd's Register are collaborating on a study of potential gas turbine-powered commercial ship projects. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hyundai Heavy develops new collision avoidance system for ships South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed new collision avoidance system for ships, named Hyundai intelligent collision avoidance support system (HiCASS). Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT N-KOM to build liftboat for Gulf Drilling International Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) has secured a contract from Gulf Drilling International (GDI) to develop a self-propelled and self-elevating liftboat. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Saab acquires Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems Defence major Saab has completed the acquisition of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Fuel Mechanics-Marine Fuel Injection Equipment and Governors Fuel Mechanics specialises in the service and sales of marine fuel injection equipment and governors. We are the official sales and service agents for L'Orange, Bosch, Diesel-Kiki and Woodward. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Veinland-One-Source Shipping Hardware and Software Solutions Veinland offers hardware and software 'one-source multiple solutions' for the shipping industry, including National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) interfaces, Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm Systems (BNWASs), uninterruptible power supply (UPS)… Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Costa Concordia starts its final journey to Genoa The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has started its final voyage to the port of Genoa, two-and-a-half years after it was capsized on the Tuscan island of Giglio, killing 32 people. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Cosco secures $300m contracts to build accommodation barge and bulk carriers Cosco has announced that its subsidiaries have won contracts worth $300m to build one accommodation barge and seven bulk carriers for different clients. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT EPAK-Marine Satellite Internet and TV EPAK is a German producer and developer of automatic satellite tracking systems for maritime applications. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sembawang secures $475m FPSO conversion contract from Saipem Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has won a contract worth SGD600m ($475m) from French firm Saipem to convert two floating storage production offloading (FPSO) units. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kleven to build multi-purpose support vessel for IES Pioneer Norwegian offshore shipbuilder Kleven has secured a contract from Malaysian firm IES Pioneer for the construction of a multi-purpose support vessel. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kongsberg to supply automation systems for Chinese and Korean offshore vessels Kongsberg Maritime has been selected by a group of shipbuilders from China and Korea to provide automation systems for 13 new-build advanced offshore vessels at a cost of Nkr330m ($53m). Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Western Dredging Association: Dredging Summit and Expo 2014 Topics: Defining environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs): addressing the confusion of EAL names and base oil technology Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:13:00 GMT Fincantieri to build articulated tug and barges for Kirby Fincantieri Marine Group's (FMG) subsidiary Bay Shipbuilding Company (BSC) has been contracted by a US-based tank barge operator, Kirby Corporation, to construct articulated tug and barge (ATB) units. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding to establish JV for engine business Wärtsilä has entered into an agreement with China State Shipbuilding (CSSC) to establish a joint venture (JV), which will acquire Wärtsilä’s two-stroke engine business. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Evergreen christens new L-type vessel Evergreen Group has christened its new 8,508 20ft equivalent unit (TEU) L-type container ship Ever Loading, which was built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Algoma christens new Equinox-class lake bulk carrier Canadian flag fleet of dry and liquid bulk carrier Algoma Central Corporation has christened its second Equinox-class bulk cargo vessel, the Algoma Harvester, in Hamilton Harbour. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT MTU developing new 16-cylinder gas powered engine for RSD CNG tug Rolls-Royce Power Systems’ German subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen is developing a new 16-cylinder gas-powered engine for the reverse stern drive (RSD) compressed natural gas (CNG) tug, which is currently under construction. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Canada to extend east coast ferry services until 2016 Transport Canada has unveiled plans to provide $58m funding to extend the interprovincial ferry services in the eastern part of the country until 2016. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT