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20 October 2017
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Press Releases

Martechnic to Attend MEERKONTAKTE on 8-9 November
The first MEERKONTAKTE exhibition Maritime Cluster Norddeutschland is taking place in Kiel, Germany, on 8-9 November and Martechnic will be exhibiting.

Aboa Mare and Norsepower Cooperate on Installation of Rotor Sails on Viking Line's Ship
Aboa Mare's state-of-the-art simulation technology is used to simulate the Norsepower Rotor Sail Solution for the first time on a ship of Viking Grace's size.

Maersk Line Meets Polar Code Deck Officer Training Requirements with Tailor-Made Ice Navigation Courses by Aboa Mare, in Finland
Deck officers and captains from Maersk Line participate in a series of Ice Navigation training courses at Aboa Mare in Turku, Finland.

Green's' Growth in Marine Sector Leads to a Series of New Appointments
Waste heat recovery specialist Green's has doubled its turnover in the past year with over half of its business now coming from overseas.

Datum Electronics Appoints New Commercial Marine Product Manager
Datum Electronics Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Gladdis as our new commercial marine product manager.

White Papers

Specialists in Turbocharger Repair and Service
TSI has been carrying out service/overhaul work on turbochargers since 1989....

Deflection Indicator - Crankshaft Measurement
Most engineers are familiar with the importance of regular checks on diesel engine crankshafts and cylinder liner....

Ultrasound Systems For Algae Growth Prevention on Vessels
Ultrasound Solutions offers sonotrodes-transducer technology to prevent the growth of algae, mussels and sea pockets on...

How Measuring Shaft Power Can Save Money on Fuel and Maintenance
The Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) and the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) requirements were made legally binding by the MARPOL Annex VI, the first climate change treaty to...

DESMI Ocean Guard CompactClean: Ballast Water Management System
DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is part of the DESMI Group, which was founded in 1834 by Henning Smith and is one of Denmark's oldest...

Features

Last piece of the puzzle: funding the Seine-Nord Canal
A plan to build a 107km canal linking Paris to the northern European ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp has been gestating for many years, while the funding for the €4.7bn project is still uncertain. With a new French Government in place, what’s in store for this challenging infrastructure programme?

How the IMO’s Global Industry Alliance is promoting a low-carbon future for shipping
The Global Industry Alliance launched at the end of June to help break down the barriers blocking the shipping industry from moving more quickly towards a low-carbon era. With stricter environmental controls incoming and industry activity sluggish, could this coalition of shipowners, builders, consultancies, classification societies and oil companies succeed in stimulating the move towards a more efficient shipping sector? Joe Baker finds out more.

How researchers are making Arctic voyages safer for seafarers
A new three-year research project has been launched to address the safety and efficiency of Arctic ship operations. SEDNA – Safe Maritime Operations Under Extreme Conditions: the Arctic Case – will aim to mitigate navigation issues, as well as design special vessel coatings based on the water-repellent feathers of penguins. Joe Baker finds out more from project coordinator Philipp Lohrmann.

September's top stories: Maersk to sell tanker business, Fincantieri wins Silversea Cruises deal
Maersk entered a deal to sell its tanker business unit Maersk Tankers to APMH Invest for $1.1bn in cash. Fincantieri wins €310m contract from Silversea Cruises to build a new ultra-luxury cruise ship. Ship-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from September 2017.

Maritime chokepoints: the backbone of international trade
Earlier this year, two reports analysing the world’s main shipping routes found that international trade is increasingly reliant on a handful of transit chokepoints, the disruption of which could easily throw the global food supply and the energy market into disarray.

Projects

World Dream Cruise Ship
World Dream is a new cruise ship being built by Meyer Werft for Genting Hong Kong's premium cruise brand Dream Cruises.

YARA Birkeland Autonomous Container Vessel
YARA Birkeland is an autonomous zero-emission container vessel being jointly developed by Kongsberg and Yara.

Khankendi Subsea Construction Vessel (SCV)
Khankendi is a new subsea construction vessel (SCV) built for the Shah Deniz consortium. It was designed by Marine Technology Development, a part of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M).

AIDAnova LNG-Powered Cruise Ship
AIDAnova will be the world's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered cruise ship, and is currently under construction at Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, for Carnival Corporation's German cruise line AIDA Cruises.

Balla Balla Infrastructure Project
The Balla Balla infrastructure project (BBIP) involves the construction of iron ore transportation infrastructure at the Balla Balla Port, including a 162km railway line connecting the facility to iron ore deposits in the region.

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