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 Wärtsilä to provide maintenance services for Harvey's eight new LNG offshore vessels http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-to-provide-maintenance-services-for-harveys-eight-new-lng-offshore-vessels-4356923 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-to-provide-maintenance-services-for-harveys-eight-new-lng-offshore-vessels-4356923 Finland-based Wärtsilä has entered into a five-year technical management agreement with Harvey Gulf International Marine (Harvey Gulf) to support its LNG offshore supply vessels. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Irregular crossings of the Mediterranean Sea leave nearly 300 dead in the past week http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsirregular-crossings-of-the-mediterranean-sea-leave-nearly-300-dead-in-the-past-week-4356587 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsirregular-crossings-of-the-mediterranean-sea-leave-nearly-300-dead-in-the-past-week-4356587 More than 300 deaths have been recorded in the Mediterranean Sea in the past week, due to irregular sea crossings by migrants from North Africa to Europe. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT KKR and Borealis Maritime acquire nine ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskkr-and-borealis-maritime-acquire-nine-ships-4356571 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskkr-and-borealis-maritime-acquire-nine-ships-4356571 Global investment firm KKR and Borealis Maritime have acquired nine feeder container vessels in an undisclosed transaction. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT RV Investigator Multi-Purpose Research Vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/rv-investigator-multi-purpose-research-vessel/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/rv-investigator-multi-purpose-research-vessel/ RV Investigator is an ocean-going multi-purpose research vessel built for the Marine National Facility. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:40:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to supply additional offshore cranes for Brazilian PSVs http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-supply-additional-offshore-cranes-for-brazilian-psvs-4356093 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-supply-additional-offshore-cranes-for-brazilian-psvs-4356093 Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract for the delivery of offshore cranes in support of nine platform supply vessels (PSVs), which are under construction at Detroit Brasil's shipyard in Itajaì, Brazil. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hillhouse Industrial & Marine Installs Newest Torsionmeter System http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/propulsion/hillhouse-industrial-marine/press-torsionmeter-system.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/propulsion/hillhouse-industrial-marine/press-torsionmeter-system.html Hillhouse Industrial & Marine has just installed their newest torsionmeter system, the ShaftMaster 1000F, on the vessel Pacific Tracker from the MURAD fleet. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Italy to ban big cruise ships from entering Venice lagoon http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsitaly-to-ban-big-cruise-ships-from-entering-venice-lagoon-4356262 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsitaly-to-ban-big-cruise-ships-from-entering-venice-lagoon-4356262 The Italian Government is set to ban large cruise ships from entering Saint Mark's lagoon in Venice, in order to reduce the damage to the city's foundations. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Trojan Marinex BWTS gains US Coast Guard AMS acceptance http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newstrojan-marinex-bwts-gains-us-coast-guard-ams-acceptance-4356049 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newstrojan-marinex-bwts-gains-us-coast-guard-ams-acceptance-4356049 Trojan Technologies has received alternate management system (AMS) acceptance from the US Coast Guard (USCG) for its Marinex ballast water treatment (BWT) product suite. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT L.A. Maritime Services: Your Reliable Partner in North America http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/survival/la-maritime-services/ http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/survival/la-maritime-services/ We are providing our customers with the best available maritime network in North America. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:44:00 GMT Dynamic Descaler for Water-Based Equipment http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/professional/dynamic-descaler-for-water-based-equipment/ http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/professional/dynamic-descaler-for-water-based-equipment/ Dynamic Descaler is the trade name for a revolutionary descaler that is designed to dissolve the toughest water scale, mud and rust deposits from any water-based equipment and piping. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:27:00 GMT EBDG supports Vigor Marine in M/V Columbia‚Äôs repower http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsebdg-supports-vigor-marine-in-mv-columbias-repower-4354817 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsebdg-supports-vigor-marine-in-mv-columbias-repower-4354817 Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has successfully completed the repower of the Alaska Marine Highway System's (AMHS) flagship vessel, M/V Columbia. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Schiebel S-100 Camcopter deployed to help save refugees in Mediterranean Sea http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsschiebel-s-100-camcopter-deployed-to-help-save-refugees-in-mediterranean-sea-4355160 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsschiebel-s-100-camcopter-deployed-to-help-save-refugees-in-mediterranean-sea-4355160 The Unmanned Air System (UAS) Schiebel S-100 Camcopter has been deployed to help save the lives of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea as part of an operation called Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS). Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ulstein launches X-STERN to increase vessel operability http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsulstein-launches-x-stern-to-increase-vessel-operability-4354907 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsulstein-launches-x-stern-to-increase-vessel-operability-4354907 Ulstein Group has launched a new design feature that can increase vessel operability through positive effects on station keeping, wave response, comfort and safety in adverse weathers. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Introducing the Portable Iron-Check http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/bunker_fuels/martechnic/press-portable-iron-check.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/bunker_fuels/martechnic/press-portable-iron-check.html To determine the significance of iron content in lube oil, especially with regard to cylinder drain oil, Martechnic has developed an easy-to-handle iron test. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:02:00 GMT Ulstein secures PX121 design and equipment contract from Wuchang http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsulstein-secures-px121-design-and-equipment-contract-from-wuchang-4353570 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsulstein-secures-px121-design-and-equipment-contract-from-wuchang-4353570 Ulstein Design & Solutions has been awarded a design and equipment contract for four PX121 type platform supply vessels (PSV) for Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Voith bags record order for water tractors from South Africa http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsvoith-bags-record-order-for-water-tractors-from-south-africa-4353761 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsvoith-bags-record-order-for-water-tractors-from-south-africa-4353761 South Africa's Transnet National Ports Authority has placed a record order with Voith for nine new Voith water tractor (VWT) tugs for deployment at several ports across the country. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä unveils Low Loss Hybrid energy system at ONS 2014 exhibition http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-unveils-low-loss-hybrid-energy-system-at-ons-2014-exhibition-4353557 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswrtsil-unveils-low-loss-hybrid-energy-system-at-ons-2014-exhibition-4353557 Wärtsilä has unveiled its new low loss hybrid (LLH) energy system at the on-going Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) 2014 exhibition being held in Stavanger, Norway. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Beralon-Chemical Cleaning Services http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/professional/beralon3/ http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/professional/beralon3/ Beralon is one of the most experienced and highly qualified specialist chemical cleaning companies in Australia, with more than 50 years of commercial and industrial experience. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:23:00 GMT Diana Shipping takes delivery of new Capesize dry bulk vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdiana-shipping-takes-delivery-of-new-capesize-dry-bulk-vessel-4350769 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsdiana-shipping-takes-delivery-of-new-capesize-dry-bulk-vessel-4350769 Diana Shipping has taken delivery of a 179,492dwt newly built Capesize dry bulk vessel, the m/v G P Zafirakis. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Shvabe to test new ship-mounted laser cannon for cutting ice http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsshvabe-to-test-new-ship-mounted-laser-cannon-for-cutting-ice-4350434 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsshvabe-to-test-new-ship-mounted-laser-cannon-for-cutting-ice-4350434 Shvabe has designed and developed a new laser cannon for ships, which is capable of cutting ice. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT