Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Seafarer’s Fatigue: Its Causes and Consequences Although fatigue is a well-examined topic in scientific literature, in the maritime industry it seems to be rather neglected. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:53:00 GMT Damen to deliver two ASD 2411 tugs to Germany’s URAG Damen Shipyard Group has received a contract from Bremerhaven-based German port and offshore towage provider URAG to deliver two Damen ASD 2411 tugs. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Incat Tasmania names new fast crew boat Muslim Magomayev Australian Shipbuilder Incat Tasmania has named its new fast crew boat (FCB) as Muslim Magomayev, which has been specifically designed for use in the oil and gas industry. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tessco installs live video streaming app on Chesapeake Bay police boats Tessco Technologies has worked alongside Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to successfully install a new video streaming application on the police boats that monitor Chesapeake Bay, US. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hyde Marine Strikes Agreement with Keppel Shipyard and Seaquest Marine Systems Hyde Marine Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC), announced today it has established a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard and SEAQUEST Marine Systems for the installation of the chemica… Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Hyde GUARDIAN Gold The Hyde GUARDIAN Gold™ Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) is the new effective and reliable solution that combines efficient filtration and ultraviolet (UV) disinfection. Standard systems are available for flow rates from 60m³/hr up to 6,000m³/hr… Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:58:00 GMT Metso to upgrade automation system for Royal Caribbean Metso has won a contract from Royal Caribbean Cruises to enhance the vessel-wide automation system of its cruise ship Voyager of the Seas. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT India’s Cochin Shipyard to invest $196.5m in dry dock facility for LNG ships India's shipping ministry has approved a Rs12bn ($196.5m) investment in state-owned Cochin Shipyard (CSL) in order to set-up a dry dock facility for building LNG carrier ships. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT New York’s Staten Island receives $191.5m grant for two new ferries New York's Staten Island has received $191.55m federal funding for the construction of two new storm-resilient 4,500-passenger ferry boats. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Martechnic at Marine Maintenance World Expo Martechnic® has announced it will be at the Marine Maintenance World Expo in Brussels, the world's only exhibition and conference dedicated to marine maintenance and repair tools, technologies and services, opens its doors from 14 - 16 October, with … Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:00 GMT Fugro receives second offshore coastal survey vessel from Damen Fugro has received a new Fugro offshore coastal survey vessel (FOCSV), which is the second in a series of three being constructed by Damen Shipyard Group. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Keppel wins $227m jack up rig contract from Gulf Drilling International Keppel Offshore & Marine's subsidiary Keppel FELS has won a $227m contract from Qatar's Gulf Drilling International (GDI) to construct a repeat high-specification KFELS B-class jack up rig. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Mambo, heavy metal and murder – themed holidays launch a new era of cruises The cruise industry is going through a renaissance as operators try to capture new markets and escape dated cruise clichés such as deck games and discos. A new range of cruise concepts has something for all tastes, whether dressing up as your favouri… Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT US DoT awards $74m of grants for maritime infrastructure projects The US Department of Transportation (DoT) Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that plans to award monies more than $74m for maritime infrastructure projects. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Holland America to name its new cruise ship ms Koningsdam Holland America Line is set to christen its new 99,500t cruise ship as ms Koningsdam, which is due to be delivered in February 2016. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Swire Pacific names first G-class platform supply vessel Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (SPO) has named its first G-class platform supply vessel (PSV) as Pacific Gannet at a naming ceremony held at Japan Marine United Corporation's (JMU) Yokohama shipyard. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Swissco to buy new $56m liftboat Singapore-based marine company Swissco Holdings has signed a contract worth $56m with an undisclosed South East Asian shipyard to buy a self-propelled liftboat. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wind Turbine Levelling For levelling offshore wind turbine foundations in order to realise the optimal effect, Holmatro's lightweight hydraulic cylinders are the right choice. In this example case we are taking a closer look at the installation of an offshore wind farm whe… Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:38:00 GMT Salvage Aid A Holmatro customer mobilised a team to draw up and execute a salvage plan for a stranded ship. The operation consisted of the installation of additional strong points on the afterdeck to the installation of skid beams in combination with Holmatro li… Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:26:00 GMT Transportation by Sea For the installation of offshore wind farms, the components, including monopiles (MPs) are transported by sea on specially constructed heavy-lift vessels. Our customer designed the so-called seafastening construction for an installation company ensur… Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:21:00 GMT