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27 April 2017
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Press Releases

Datum Electronics MD to Speak at MOVE Workshop in Southampton, UK
Malcolm Habens, managing director of Datum Electronics, is speaking about developments in shaft power measurement at the 'Low Cost Monitoring to Optimise Propulsion Efficiency' workshop at the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute on Wednesday the 25 April 2017.

Contex Moves TBMs Across Downtown San Francisco for SFMTA Project
For the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) Central Subway project, part of the contract for Contex Shipping was to transport two TBMs from San Francisco Pier 80 three miles downtown to the jobsite, Fourth Street between Bryant and Harrison Streets. Since Pier 80 does not have heavy lift cranes, the firm had to discharge the pieces with the vessel's gear and load directly onto the trucks. To move the 130t piece Contex Shipping had to rent two mobile 350t cranes to lift from the vessel onto a Goldhofer truck.

John Samonas Chooses Green’s to Optimise Boiler Performance on Key Carrier
Established in 1966, John Samonas & Sons manages a global fleet of dry bulk carriers, which transport a range of commodities including iron ore, coal and agricultural products.

NTD Offshore's Frequency Inverters Reduce Vessel Operating Costs
NTD Offshore has been involved in the building of chemical tankers and related businesses in a variety of capacities for more than 35 years.

Sulzer Reports Strong Financial Performance in 2016
Sulzer is pleased to reveal that though its currency-adjusted order intake and sales decreased by 2% in 2016, the number of orders processed in every industry but gas and oil (power, water, general industries) experienced an increase.

White Papers

Safety Matters: EVAL Safety Equipment Catalogue
SAFETY MATTERS is EVAL's catalogue for safety equipment. Download it now and find out our marine lifesaving equipment and accessories, for passengers ships and leisure boats, which are...

Five Top Weighing Applications for Datum Strain Gauge Bolt-On Sensors
Strain Gauge Bolt-On sensors measure changes in the stress levels of vessel or structure support, producing an electrical output proportional to the changes in weight. Designed to easily...

Valves for Industrial and Building Applications, HVAC and Water Works
This white paper contains further details about Lauridsen Industri's valves for industrial and building applications, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and water works, as well...

Nauticast A2 and B2 AIS Transponders with Full US Approvals
Both the Nauticast A2 and the Nauticast B2 are fully USCG and FCC approved in their respective class and are perfect choices to meet the US AIS carriage obligation that is in force since 1...

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...

Features

Ship Technology Global: Issue 42
In this issue: The changing nature of piracy, building the world’s largest hybrid vessel, the Port of Tilbury’s £1bn expansion plans, detecting toxic gas in shipping containers, cruise ship safety features, the problem of seafarer fatigue, and more.

Cruise hits an historic milestone as Iran’s shipping sector approaches full steam
In mid-April, a cruise ship finished its first commercial Iranian voyage, in the process making a little bit of history.

Waking up to the benefits of eco-friendly cruise trips
Environmentally conscious tourism is on the rise, with more people concerned about the footprint they might leave behind at their chosen holiday destination. While cruise ships continue to be big polluters, some operators are waking up to the economic opportunities of catering to eco-friendly tourists.

Asleep at the helm: the dangerous impacts of seafarer fatigue
At the beginning of this year, maritime trade association InterManager released the initial findings of Project MARTHA, the most comprehensive study on seafarer fatigue so far. What did the industry learn about the difficulties seafarers face at sea, and who is best placed to help?

Toxic boxes: a spotlight on dangerous gases in shipping containers
The air quality inside shipping containers varies depending on the cargo inside and a whole range of other factors, including temperature and length of voyage. People are being exposed to potentially harmful levels of hazardous gases and chemicals, but what can be done to lessen the effects?

Projects

Sirapinar Class ASD Tugs
The Sirapinar-class azimuth stern drive (ASD) tugboats are being built by Sanmar to meet demand for compact tugs with high bollard pull capacity.

Port of Melbourne
Situated on the mouth of the Yarra River, Victoria, Australia, the Port of Melbourne is owned by the state's Port of Melbourne Corporation.

Port of Tema Expansion, Tema
The port of Tema, located in Tema, Ghana, is undergoing major expansion works in order to triple its handling capacity.

Damen Responder 5413
Damen Responder 5413 is a new range of first line assistance vessels introduced by Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel is intended to serve governments and local authorities to provide assistance in relief and emergency operations.

Celebrity Edge Cruise Ship
Celebrity Edge is a new Edge-class cruise ship being built by STX France for Celebrity Cruises, a part of Royal Caribbean Cruises.

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