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 Imtech Marine to supply propulsion system to Caledonian Maritime's hybrid ferry http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsimtech-marine-to-supply-propulsion-system-to-caledonian-maritimes-hybrid-ferry-4583410 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsimtech-marine-to-supply-propulsion-system-to-caledonian-maritimes-hybrid-ferry-4583410 Imtech Marine has been contracted to supply the electric and hybrid propulsion system for Scotland-based Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) operated hybrid ferry. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Norway’s Navtor and Nautic form shipping navigational data business http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorways-navtor-and-nautic-form-shipping-navigational-data-business-4583595 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorways-navtor-and-nautic-form-shipping-navigational-data-business-4583595 Norwegian e-navigation specialist Navtor and Sweden's Nautic have teamed up to establish a joint business offering a complete navigational data package to the international shipping industry. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kalmar to heighten three ship-to-shore cranes for DP World Antwerp http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskalmar-to-heighten-three-ship-to-shore-cranes-for-dp-world-antwerp-4583665 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newskalmar-to-heighten-three-ship-to-shore-cranes-for-dp-world-antwerp-4583665 Cargotec company Kalmar has been contracted by DP World Antwerp Gateway to heighten the three ship-to-shore (STS) cranes to help accommodate larger vessels entering the port. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Windward to launch Marint maritime intelligence solution http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswindward-to-launch-marint-maritime-intelligence-solution-4582423 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswindward-to-launch-marint-maritime-intelligence-solution-4582423 Maritime data and analytics firm Windward is set to launch the next generation of its maritime intelligence solution, Marint. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT CMA to appeal against UK court’s verdict on Eurotunnel’s MyFerryLink case http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscma-to-appeal-against-uk-court-verdict-on-eurotunnels-myferrylink-case-4582419 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newscma-to-appeal-against-uk-court-verdict-on-eurotunnels-myferrylink-case-4582419 The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is seeking permission to submit a case to the UK's Court of Appeal following its verdict on the Eurotunnel deal. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Volatility of global spot freight rates rose this year, says Drewry http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsvolatility-of-global-spot-freight-rates-rose-this-year-says-drewry-4582426 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsvolatility-of-global-spot-freight-rates-rose-this-year-says-drewry-4582426 The volatility of global spot freight rates has continued to increase this year over 2014, Drewry Maritime Research has revealed. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT APT ECO-Class Product Tankers http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/apt-eco-class-product-tankers/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/apt-eco-class-product-tankers/ The APT ECO-Class product tankers are being constructed by General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, for American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a Kinder Morgan company. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT MAST warns vessels not to enter Libyan ports http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmast-warns-vessels-not-to-enter-libyan-ports-4581686 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmast-warns-vessels-not-to-enter-libyan-ports-4581686 Maritime Asset Security & Training (MAST) has warned vessels to avoid Port of Sirte and Port of Derna in Libya since there is a risk of bombing attacks on vessels. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Norled launches battery-powered passenger ferry http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorled-launches-battery-powered-passenger-ferry-4581545 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsnorled-launches-battery-powered-passenger-ferry-4581545 Norwegian shipping company Norled has commissioned the world's first electrical car and passenger ferry powered by batteries. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wellness at Sea: improving seafarers’ lives http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featurewellness-at-sea-improving-seafarers-lives-4572757/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featurewellness-at-sea-improving-seafarers-lives-4572757/ A new programme geared towards preventing mental health issues among seafarers has recently set sail. Eva Grey looks into its innovative approach and how it hopes to tackle the dwindling popularity of careers at sea. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rolls Royce to cut 600 jobs in Marine business by year-end http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-cut-600-jobs-in-marine-business-by-year-end-4581538 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrolls-royce-to-cut-600-jobs-in-marine-business-by-year-end-4581538 Rolls Royce is set to cut 600 jobs in its marine business by the end of this year as part of its plans to introduce cost reduction programmes and to seek further efficiencies in the sector. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ship fuel siphoninig incidents continue through April, says ReCAAP http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsship-fuel-siphoning-incidents-continue-through-april-says-recaap-4580457 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsship-fuel-siphoning-incidents-continue-through-april-says-recaap-4580457 A monthly report from anti-piracy watchdog ReCAAP has revealed that the Singapore Strait (SS) witnessed 11 piracy and armed robbery incidents, including ten actual and one attempted, during April this year. Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rhode Island Fast Ferry to build new wind turbine transfer vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrhode-island-fast-ferry-to-build-new-wind-turbine-transfer-vessel-4580441 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsrhode-island-fast-ferry-to-build-new-wind-turbine-transfer-vessel-4580441 High-speed catamaran ferry company Rhode Island Fast Ferry has commissioned a US-built crew transfer vessel after receiving a 20-year contract for the Block Island wind farm. Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT IMO approves Australia’s South West Coral Sea protection plan http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsimo-approves-australias-south-west-coral-sea-protection-plan-4580448 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsimo-approves-australias-south-west-coral-sea-protection-plan-4580448 The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved the Australian Government's proposed extension of the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA) in order to preserve the South West Coral Sea. Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Japan’s MOL and Osaka name new LNG Mars carrier http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsjapans-mol-and-osaka-name-new-lng-mars-carrier-4579512 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsjapans-mol-and-osaka-name-new-lng-mars-carrier-4579512 Japanese transport company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has named a new LNG carrier being built at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT MyFerryLink receives favourable verdict from UK Court of Appeal http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmyferrylink-receives-favourable-verdict-from-uk-court-of-appeal-4579576 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsmyferrylink-receives-favourable-verdict-from-uk-court-of-appeal-4579576 MyFerryLink has received a favourable verdict from the UK's Court of Appeal (CAT), strengthening its battle against the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) decision to block its operation between Dover and Calais. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT M/V Wind Server Wind Turbine Service Jackup Vessel http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/mv-wind-server-wind-turbine-service-jack-up-vessel/ http://www.ship-technology.com/projects/mv-wind-server-wind-turbine-service-jack-up-vessel/ M/V Wind Server is a self-lifting wind turbine service jack-up vessel built at the Nordic Yards facility in Rostock-Warnemünde and Wismar, Germany. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Western Australia puts Fremantle Port up for sale http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswestern-australia-puts-fremantle-port-up-for-sale-4579513 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newswestern-australia-puts-fremantle-port-up-for-sale-4579513 The Government of Western Australia is selling Fremantle Port in order to retire debts and fund new major projects. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Abu Dhabi Ports deploys two new mobile harbour cranes http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabu-dhabi-ports-deploys-two-new-mobile-harbour-cranes-4578118 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsabu-dhabi-ports-deploys-two-new-mobile-harbour-cranes-4578118 Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has received two new mobile harbour cranes from German equipment manufacturer Liebherr to handle the increasing volumes of general cargo. Thu, 14 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Safe hands: the role of the maritime pilot http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featuresafe-hands-the-role-of-the-maritime-pilot-4574416/ http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featuresafe-hands-the-role-of-the-maritime-pilot-4574416/ Used for centuries, maritime pilots are charged with the tricky task of manoeuvring ships through dangerous and congested passages. How does one become a maritime pilot and what does it take to provide a steady hand in challenging conditions? Interna… Thu, 14 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT