Ship Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Ship Technology-Updates Report: Investments in ship and rail to lead Nigeria’s construction industry growth The construction industry is Nigeria is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.49% from 2016 to 2020, propelled by investments in ship and railways, says a report by Timetric. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT APM Terminals outlines terminal module design concept at ports Netherland-based APM Terminals has outlined the concept of container terminal design by module and the importance of integrated automation and information sharing across every aspect of terminal cargo handling to make operations safer and better. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Netherland’s Ocean Cleanup reveals North Sea prototype to clean oceans of plastic The Netherland-based foundation The Ocean Cleanup has unveiled an ocean cleanup system, North Sea prototype test, which will be deployed for first sea trial later this week. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT India unveils new berthing policy for dry bulk cargo for 12 ports India's ministry of shipping has framed a new berthing policy for handling dry bulk cargo by 12 major ports in order to increase their volumes. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Hydroid installs new subsea hyperbaric testing system in US US-based Hydroid has installed a new subsea hyperbaric testing system (HTS), made by Telemark Technologies, at its manufacturing facility in Pocasset, Massachusetts. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Rolls-Royce to invest in azimuth production and service facilities in Finland UK-based Rolls-Royce is planning to invest £44m in its azimuth thruster production plant in Rauma, Finland. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Uson Marine Group-Waste Management Systems for Ship-Generated Garbage (Dry Solid Waste and Food Waste) Uson Marine is a leading provider of sustainable and environmentally friendly waste management systems for the maritime and offshore industry. Through increased waste recycling we assist our clients ... Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:52:00 GMT New fuels: engine failures and blackouts Much has been made of the maritime industry’s drive to lower emissions through the use of new, cleaner fuels. However, a new report reveals there are unintended consequences associated with this. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT exactEarth Europe completes small vessel tracking trials in South Africa exactEarth Europe, along with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has completed a small vessel tracking trial using Advanced Class B Satellite Enabled AIS (ABSEA) identifier in South Africa. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Marlink upgrades Stena Line’s on-board VSAT connectivity Marlink, a Norway-based satellite connectivity solution provider for the maritime industry, has upgraded very small aperture terminal (VSAT) connectivity across Stena Line's fleet of 25 passenger ferries. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Harris to provide on-board connectivity for Genting's Star Cruises and Dream Cruises vessels Global satellite connectivity provider Harris CapRock Communications has secured a multi-year contract to improve internet services on-board Star Cruises' fleet of six ships, and on Genting Dream, owned by Genting Hong Kong. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Ship recycling: creating a sustainable future The issue of ship recycling and what happens to vessels at the end of their lives has long been a thorn in the side of the industry. But now, moves are afoot that could radically change the situation. From global regulations to voluntary agreements, … Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:00:00 GMT DNV GL issues new fire safety report on Ro-Ro decks Global certification body and classification society DNV GL has issued a report fire incidents occurred in Roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) spaces in a bid to address increasing safety concerns in the sector and provide guidance to ship owners. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT PSA Singapore to include 22 new automated guided vehicles in container terminals PSA Singapore (PSA), a part of PSA International, will include 22 new automated guided vehicles (AGV) in its container terminals, increasing the fleet to 30 units. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Gaslog launches $1.05bn in debt-financing Monaco-based owner and operator of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers GasLog has launched a debt financing of $1.05bn with various international banks to re-finance six legacy vessel facilities. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Pre-Engineered Seawater Desalination Units This white paper provides details about B&P's range of skid-mounted, heavy-duty seawater desalination packages for ships and offshore platforms. Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:08:00 GMT Rolls-Royce’s control network: remotely monitoring unmanned ships Rolls-Royce has unveiled its vision for shore-based control centres that will, they believe, one day be used to remotely monitor and control entire flotillas of unmanned ships. The company is now accelerating plans to build a project demonstrator by … Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:00:00 GMT Rosneft and Fincantieri to form joint venture to build new types of vessel Russia-based petroleum company Rosneft has entered into a heads of agreement to create a joint venture with Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri, in order to design and build a new type of vessel. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Austal wins shipbuilding contract for three new passenger ferries Australian-based ship manufacturer Austal has won two new contracts to build three commercial passenger ferries with a total value of around A$30m ($22m) from Seaspovill and Supercat Fast Ferry (SFFC). Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Yarimca Deep-Sea Container Terminal DP World, one of the world’s biggest marine terminal operators, officially commenced business at its newest deep-sea container terminal, Yarimca, in May 2016. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT