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Weekly Round Up
06 December 2016
Latest Companies

LJM Hydraulik - Hydraulic Cylinders for the Marine Industry

Anglo Belgian Corporation - Diesel and Fuel-Flexible Engines

Restech Norway - Pneumatic Line Throwers for the Marine Industry

Marinspect Safety & Rigging - Lifeboats, Cranes and Repair Services

Prisma Tibro Sweden - Prisma DI-5 and Prisma DI-5C Crankshaft Deflection Indicators

Press Releases

Highly Advanced PEMA Panel Line Brings Safety and Precise Quality to Irving's Shipyard
Over the next 30 years, Irving Shipbuilding is revitalizing the Royal Canadian Navy's combatant fleet by constructing up to 21 modern vessels.

Sulzer Enters Discussions to Acquire Ensival Moret
On 25 November 2016, Sulzer entered into exclusive discussions with Moret Industries to acquire the pump manufacturer Ensival Moret (EM), a part of Moret Industries. The enterprise value for the proposed transaction is €80m (Sfr85m).

H1 TENMAT to Exhibit at Workboat 2016
Building on great successes in 2016, TENMAT is preparing a strong finish to the calendar year for its thriving Marine Bearings Department. We highlight this by exhibiting during the International Workboat Show 2016 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

TENMAT is Exhibiting at Euronaval 2016
TENMAT / RAILKO will be present at Exponaval 2016 at Base Aeronaval Concon, Vina del Mar from 29 November - 2 December.

Martechnic Now Exclusively Represents Goltens in Germany
Starting from November 2016, Martechnic is officially appointed as an authorised agent of the Goltens Group on the German market. Taking this new step, the Hamburg-based company further broadens the spheres of its business activities in the oil quality management and condition monitoring of fuel, lubricating and hydraulic oil and adds to its profile the representation of Goltens' on-site services of diesel engines and related equipment.

White Papers

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...

Advantages of Regular / Continuous Oil Condition Monitoring
The paper offers the practical example of trend analysis application with regard to two monitoring methods of water-in-oil concentration: regular (with improved and upgraded portable test...

CASAR World of Rope: October 2016
CASAR has released its latest World of Rope newsletter, which features stories about giant Chinese telescope FAST, the installation of ropes at the Three Gorges Dam, attendance at Minexpo...

Steam Raising Plant Failures and Short Term Overheating in Boilers
This white paper provides information about short-term overheating failures in boilers, which are caused when metal temperatures are well in excess of those typically encountered during...

The Role of Sensor Technology for Condition Monitoring of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EAL)
Internationally recognised standards on protection of marine environment and the corresponding legislation adopted by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013 'vessel general...


Xeneta: inside the world’s leading ocean freight intelligence platform
Just over a year ago, price comparison platform Xeneta took the containerised ocean freight market by storm, and in September, founder and CEO Patrik Berglund was revealed as the winner of this year’s Lloyd’s List Next Generation Shipping Award. Berglund talks to Eva Grey about the challenges involved, and what drove him to turn the industry on its head.

Outside the box: finding new uses for the shipping container
The humble container has been the backbone of the global cargo shipping industry for decades. Now, the twenty-foot equivalent unit is being repurposed in a host of new, creative and useful ways. From floating vegetable plantations to fish farms, science labs, medical units and even parks, shipping containers are just starting to deliver their full potential.

Australia: cruising to record numbers
By almost all measurements, Australia’s cruising industry is booming. The country is hosting record numbers of passengers, setting sail on new ships, visiting new destinations.

Ship Technology Global: Issue 37
In this issue: Cruise ships targeted by drug smugglers, how to make ship design more human-oriented, China’s shipbreaking industry, the Netherlands’ mainports policy, how telemedicine can help avoid ship diversions, and more.

Telemedicine: revolutionising healthcare for seafarers
Every year, medical emergencies force one in five ships to divert from their course, at an average cost of $180,000 per diversion. A 2013 study found that at least 20% of the cases aren’t critical and could easily be avoided by using modern on-board telemedical assistance. So what is the current state of telemedical equipment in shipping today, and could an upgrade turn in a healthy profit for the industry?


MS Roald Amundsen Polar Cruise Ship
MS Roald Amundsen is the first of two new explorer cruise ships being built by Kleven Maritime, for Norwegian explorer cruise line Hurtigruten.

Kizuna Subsea Cable-Laying Vessel
Kizuna is a new subsea cable-laying vessel under construction at Kanrei shipyard in Tokushima, Japan, for NTT Finance Corporation. The new vessel will be deployed in cable-laying missions in Japanese waters.

Pacific Kestrel (Offshore Express 57) Large Crew Transfer Vessel (LCTV)
The Offshore Express 57 is a new large crew transfer vessel (LCTV) designed by Incat Crowther and built by Austal’s Philippines shipyard, for Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO).

Ethane Crystal Very Large Ethane Carrier (VLEC), India
Ethane Crystal is the first of six very large ethane carrier (VLEC) vessels being built by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), for Reliance Industries (Reliance).

RV Baia Farta Fishery and Oceanographic Research Vessel
RV Baía Farta is a new fishery and oceanographic research vessel being built by Damen Shipyards Group at Damen Shipyards Galati, for the Angolan Ministry of Fisheries.

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