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 Chris-Marine to Release Updated Measuring Instrument at SMM 2014 http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/propulsion/iop-marine/presschris-marine-to-release-updated-measuring-instrument-at-smm-2014.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/propulsion/iop-marine/presschris-marine-to-release-updated-measuring-instrument-at-smm-2014.html Diesel engine maintenance machines specialist Chris-Marine is prepared to release its updated version of the Liner Diameter Measuring instrument (LDM) at the leading international maritime trade fair SMM 2014 on 8 September to 12 September. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:50:00 GMT Samsung Heavy to merge with Samsung Engineering http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssamsung-heavy-to-merge-with-samsung-engineering-4359411 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newssamsung-heavy-to-merge-with-samsung-engineering-4359411 South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy has announced its decision to merge with Samsung Engineering during their board of directors meeting on 1 September. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Feadship launches new ROCK.IT superyacht http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfeadship-launches-new-rockit-superyacht-4359190 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsfeadship-launches-new-rockit-superyacht-4359190 Feadship Royal Dutch Shipyards has launched a 60.35m-long superyacht, ROCK.IT, which has been developed for an undisclosed customer. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT ClassNK and Nakashima install carbon fibre reinforced plastic propeller http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsclassnk-and-nakashima-install-carbon-fibre-reinforced-plastic-propeller-4358401 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsclassnk-and-nakashima-install-carbon-fibre-reinforced-plastic-propeller-4358401 Classification society ClassNK and Nakashima Propeller have successfully installed a carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) propeller on the main propulsion system of a merchant vessel. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wortelboer to Appear at SMM Fair in Hamburg http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/mooring/wortelboer/presswortelboer-to-appear-at-smm-fair-in-hamburg.html http://www.ship-technology.com/contractors/mooring/wortelboer/presswortelboer-to-appear-at-smm-fair-in-hamburg.html Netherlands-based anchor and chain cables specialist Wortelboer are set to appear at the world's leading marine trading event, the SMM fair, in Hamburg, Germany. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:36:00 GMT US FTA approves construction of new ferry terminal in Mukilteo, Washington http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsus-fta-approves-construction-of-new-ferry-terminal-in-mukilteo-washington-4358092 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsus-fta-approves-construction-of-new-ferry-terminal-in-mukilteo-washington-4358092 The US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has approved plans to design and construct a new ferry terminal, which will eventually replace the existing 60-year-old Mukilteo Ferry Terminal in Washington. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australia bans container ship Vega Auriga’s entry into local ports http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-bans-container-ship-vega-aurigas-entry-into-local-ports-4357800 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-bans-container-ship-vega-aurigas-entry-into-local-ports-4357800 The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the container ship Vega Auriga (IMO 9347786) from using or entering any of the country's ports. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT British Antarctic Survey selects Synectics for surveillance assistance http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsbritish-antarctic-survey-selects-synectics-for-surveillance-assistance-4358027 http://www.ship-technology.com/news/newsbritish-antarctic-survey-selects-synectics-for-surveillance-assistance-4358027 British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is set to install Synectics solutions onboard the marine ice-class royal research ship (RRS) James Clark Ross, for increased surveillance awareness. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:55:00 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 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 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 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 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 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 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’s 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 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