Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 Ship Technology Global: Issue 30 http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featureship-technology-global-issue-30-4879377/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featureship-technology-global-issue-30-4879377/ In this issue: carbon tax vs fuel levy, the fall of the Baltic dry index, Queensland's port developments, applications for drones in the maritime industry, tackling bullying in the workforce and more Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:30:00 GMT Maintenance and Service Solutions for Marine Equipment http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/building/marine-equipment-services/ http://www.ship-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/building/marine-equipment-services/ 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. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:53:00 GMT ABB and Cavotec to provide shore-to-ship power solutions to docked ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabb-and-cavotec-to-provide-shore-to-ship-power-solutions-to-docked-ships-4878928 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabb-and-cavotec-to-provide-shore-to-ship-power-solutions-to-docked-ships-4878928 ABB and Cavotec have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly provide complete shore-to-ship power solutions worldwide. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT MacGregor to supply RoRo access equipment packages for four car carriers http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmacgregor-to-supply-roro-access-equipment-packages-for-four-car-carriers-4878389 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmacgregor-to-supply-roro-access-equipment-packages-for-four-car-carriers-4878389 Cargotec unit MacGregor has secured orders from two Japanese yards to deliver comprehensive RoRo access equipment packages for four car carriers. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Incat Crowther to supply vessel design services and aluminium kits to Ecuador shipbuilder http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsincat-crowther-to-supply-vessel-design-services-and-aluminum-kits-to-ecuador-shipbuilder-4878387 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsincat-crowther-to-supply-vessel-design-services-and-aluminum-kits-to-ecuador-shipbuilder-4878387 Incat Crowther has secured a contract from Guayaquil, Ecuador-based shipbuilder Astinave EP for the supply of vessel design services and aluminium component kits for two 22.5m monohull crewboats, which are presently being constructed for an undisclos… Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Queensland port development: building capacity for anticipated growth http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featurequeensland-port-development-building-capacity-for-anticipated-growth-4856403/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featurequeensland-port-development-building-capacity-for-anticipated-growth-4856403/ As Australia’s third largest economy, Queensland is undergoing a major expansion at its main bulk commodity ports over the next two years. The development projects at four of the 12 ports along the Great Barrier Reef coastline aim to strike a balance… Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:00:00 GMT PD Ports installs cranes to expand container terminal capacity http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newspd-ports-installs-cranes-to-expand-container-terminal-capacity-4876860 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newspd-ports-installs-cranes-to-expand-container-terminal-capacity-4876860 PD Ports has installed new multi-million pound cranes to enhance its container handling capacity at Teesport, allowing direct access for global shipping lines to northern UK markets. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Genting Hong Kong completes €230.6m acquisition of three German shipyards http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgenting-hong-kong-completes-2306m-acquisition-of-three-german-shipyards-4876858 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsgenting-hong-kong-completes-2306m-acquisition-of-three-german-shipyards-4876858 Genting Hong Kong has completed the acquisition of Nordic Yards' three shipyards in Wismar, Warnemunde and Stralsund, Germany for a consideration of about €230.6m. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Fincantieri selects Climeon's heat power system for cruise ships http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-selects-climeons-heat-power-system-for-cruise-ships-4877416 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfincantieri-selects-climeons-heat-power-system-for-cruise-ships-4877416 Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has selected Climeon's heat power system Climeon Ocean to provide energy efficient solutions. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT American Petroleum Tankers' second ECO Class tanker christened Magnolia State http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsamerican-petroleum-tankers-second-eco-class-tanker-christened-magnolia-state-4875407 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsamerican-petroleum-tankers-second-eco-class-tanker-christened-magnolia-state-4875407 General Dynamics NASSCO has christened the second ECO Class tanker for Kinder Morgan unit American Petroleum Tankers (APT), which is being constructed at its shipyard in San Diego, US. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kleven Martime to build up to four explorer ships for Hurtigruten http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskleven-martime-to-build-up-to-four-explorer-ships-for-hurtigruten-4875410 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskleven-martime-to-build-up-to-four-explorer-ships-for-hurtigruten-4875410 Kleven Maritime, a Norwegian shipbuilder, has signed an agreement with Hurtigruten Cruises, an exploration travel company, to build up to four expedition-style ships. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT NTSB locates sunken cargo ship El Faro’s voyage data recorder http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsntsb-locates-sunken-cargo-ship-el-faros-voyage-data-recorder-4875912 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsntsb-locates-sunken-cargo-ship-el-faros-voyage-data-recorder-4875912 The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has announced that the sunken cargo ship El Faro's voyage data recorder (VDR) has been found in 15,000ft of water, 41 miles northeast of Acklins and Crooked Islands, Bahamas. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Maritime infrastructure: navigating a changing climate http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featuremaritime-infrastructure-navigating-a-changing-climate-4836964/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featuremaritime-infrastructure-navigating-a-changing-climate-4836964/ The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has devised a new initiative dedicated to help the inland and maritime navigation infrastructure sector respond to climate change, marking a step-change in the sector’s efforts to … Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:26:00 GMT ABS releases guidance on condition monitoring http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabs-releases-guidance-on-condition-monitoring-4874147 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabs-releases-guidance-on-condition-monitoring-4874147 Classification and technical services provider ABS has released two documents to guide the maritime industry on condition monitoring. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Wartsila expands propulsion equipment alignment and measurement services http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswartsila-expands-propulsion-equipment-alignment-and-measurement-services-4874124 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswartsila-expands-propulsion-equipment-alignment-and-measurement-services-4874124 Wartsila has expanded its alignment and measurement services to allow customers to keep their propulsion equipment operational. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT MacGregor to provide gravity self-unloading systems for two bulk carriers http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmacgregor-to-provide-gravity-self-unloading-systems-for-two-bulk-carriers-4874591 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmacgregor-to-provide-gravity-self-unloading-systems-for-two-bulk-carriers-4874591 Cargotec unit MacGregor has secured an order to provide gravity self-unloading systems for two 29,800 deadweight tonnage (dwt) bulk carriers from the Yangzijiang shipyard in China. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Ecoship: building the world's greenest cruise vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featureecoship-building-the-worlds-greenest-cruise-vessel-4845709/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featureecoship-building-the-worlds-greenest-cruise-vessel-4845709/ The design of the Ecoship, a cruise vessel that will carry out humanitarian and environmental missions for Japan-based NGO Peace Boat from 2020, has been finalised. The ship, which will incorporate ten solar-powered sails, retractable wind generators… Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Hydro Generator Refurbished at Lochay Power Station to Raise Output By 15% http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/building/sulzer-ship/presshydro-generator-lochay.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/building/sulzer-ship/presshydro-generator-lochay.html A refurbishment project for the hydro generator at Lochay Power Station has been awarded to Sulzer, which has a distinguished history in high-voltage generator refurbishment. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:19:00 GMT Kelvin Hughes to supply SBS-700 radar systems to Marseille Fos port http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskelvin-hughes-to-supply-sbs-700-radar-systems-to-marseille-fos-port-4873228 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskelvin-hughes-to-supply-sbs-700-radar-systems-to-marseille-fos-port-4873228 Kelvin Hughes has secured a contract from French company AVON Communications to supply five of its SBS-700 radar systems for integration with the Marseille Fos Port's Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS). Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Westfal-Larsen takes delivery of methanol fuelled ocean-going vessel Lindanger http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswestfal-larsen-takes-delivery-of-methanol-fuelled-ocean-going-vessel-lindanger-4873205 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswestfal-larsen-takes-delivery-of-methanol-fuelled-ocean-going-vessel-lindanger-4873205 Norway's Westfal-Larsen has taken delivery of Lindanger, which is claimed to be the world's first ocean-going vessel that runs either on methanol or conventional petroleum fuels. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT