Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Carnival’s Chinese JV to place order for two new cruise ships Global leisure travel company Carnival’s Chinese joint venture (JV) has entered into non-binding memorandum of agreement (MOA) to order new cruise ships to be built in China for the Chinese market. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Blue Water Shipping wins two module carrying vessels contract from Tengizchevroil Kazakhstan-based Tengizchevroil (TCO) has placed a new order, valued at $40m, for two module carrying vessels (MVC) with Blue Water Shipping. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Mouawad Consulting Offers Innovative Solution for Very High Ballast Flow Rates After successful tests onboard a commercial ship, we are glad to announce that we have now a proven solution to treat ballast water onboard ships with very high flow rates, such as very large crude carriers (VLCC), very large bulk carriers and heavy-… Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:05:00 GMT Sulzer Launches Highly Reliable Pumping Solutions for Clean Water Applications Sulzer's product portfolio for the clean water market includes its efficient and highly reliable standard axially split casing SMD pump. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:46:00 GMT Composite Marine Bearings FEROFORM and RAILKO marine bearings are TENMAT‘s low-wear and self-lubricating composites for propeller, rudder and deck equipment. The bearings are approved by all major marine classifications societies and specified by OEMs and Navies worldwide. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:17:00 GMT Transas uses Dell EMC solution to build safety training simulators for Carnival cruises Ireland-based marine technology provider Transas has used Dell EMC OEM Solutions’ hardware, software and deployment services to build a next-generation, virtualised simulation training system for cruise company Carnival. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Toll Group to invest $170m to build two new ships Australia-based logistics service provider Toll Group is planning to invest $170m to build two new ships to assist trade between Victoria and Tasmania, and to meet the growing demand for logistics support. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sleipnir Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel Netherlands-based Heerema Offshore Services' new-generation self-propelled, semi-submersible crane vessel, named Sleipnir, is being built by SembCorp Marine at its Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Recycled plastic, a bold new source of eco-friendly shipping fuel? A new research project in the UK is testing whether residual waste plastic could be turned into an alternative fuel to power ship engines. If successful, the new fuel could prove a cleaner and cheaper substitute for heavy fuel oil, a highly toxic sub… Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT The Switch to buy Wärtsilä’s marine drives business The Switch, a Finland-based drive train technology specialist and a member of Japan’s Yaskawa Group, is set to purchase Wärtsilä’s marine drives business for an undisclosed sum. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Navtor, Lonsdale Consortium The European Union (EU) has shortlisted Norwegian-based, e-navigation technology and services provider Navtor as the maritime industry representative for its ENABLE project for three years. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Wärtsilä to provide Nacos Platinum systems for four new cruise ships Wärtsilä has won a deal from Meyer Werft to provide its Nacos Platinum series of navigation, automation and control solutions, as well as uninterruptable power systems (UPS) for four new cruise ships. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT ABP opens new vessel traffic service operating room at Southampton port, UK Associated British Ports (ABP) has opened a new vessel traffic service (VTS) operating room at the Port of Southampton in the UK. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Maintenance and Service Solutions for Marine Equipment 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. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:58:00 GMT Martek Marine launches new drone manufacturing division UK-based marine equipment provider Martek Marine has opened a new drone manufacturing division named Coptrz. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Altair partners with PP&M to develop new 3D marine vessel design technology US-based simulation technology developer Altair has collaborated with Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) to develop an interface that transfers a complete structural model from Intergraph Smart 3D software to Altair’s HyperMesh interface. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT New MD Reveals Strategy for Growth Developing new markets and growing the customer base are two key aspects of Scott Rhodes' corporate plan for Precision Products. With almosttwo decades of experience in systems engineering, including roles in the automotive and aviation industries, t… Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Seafarer abandonment: the shipping industry’s darkest side The issue of seafarer abandonment affects only a small part of the industry; but, without money or a way of getting home, the abandoned crew suffer inhumane conditions and devastating financial consequences. To provide some hope, a support network of… Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT IUMI urges more industry cooperation to handle containership fires at sea The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has called for further assistance from marine industry stakeholders, including the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), class shipbuilders and shipping companies, to enhance firefighting capabi… Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT ABS updates ballast water treatment guide for marine industry The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has updated its ballast water treatment guide in order to help marine and offshore industries in adopting relevant solutions according to new regulatory and operational requirements. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT