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16 February 2018
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Marine System Ventilation Duct and Equipment
Alnor offers cost-effective ventilation and airtight ducting systems for the shipping industry, as well as the pre-insulated ducts and fittings IZOL system and silencers.

Marine Simulation Training
Aboa Mare provides training for mariners, engineers and officers at the Novia University of Applied Sciences and Vocational Institute Axxell.

Why Chemically Clean a Marine Boiler?
Chemically cleaning a steam generating marine boiler is useful to remove any contaminants that may inhibit heat transfer from the water or fire tubes to the water in them, which could result in premature tube failure within the boiler. 

Flame Impingement on Boiler Tubes
Flame impingement of steam raising marine boiler components can cause a number of severe issues that are detrimental to the integrity of the asset.

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

Press Releases

Aboa Mare Publishes Chronicle for 200th Anniversary of Maritime Academy
Aboa Mare has published 'Aboa Mare 200 år' as a documentation of Finland’s oldest vocational training, master training in Turku.

Sander’s Rapid Response Service
Sander provides all of its customers with efficient service across the world to get ships back into operation.

ShibataFenderTeam US Office Success at Mexico Port
The Port of Lazaro Cardenas is the first semi-automated terminal in Latin America after ShibataFenderTeam's US office completed handling there.

DESMI Ocean Guard Wins Ballast Water Management Systems Contract
DESMI Ocean Guard A/S will be supplying MISHA Shipping's entire fleet with COmpactClean Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) under a new contract.

Virtual Mariner Operations in Victoria, Australia
Kordia has received ten virtual operator positions from Frequentis to improve Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) communications and safety along the coast of Victoria, Australia.

Features

Blast from the past: resurrecting sail freight shipping
The Schooner Apollonia is a community-focused carbon-neutral project to transport local goods along the Hudson River, to and from New York City, in a sailboat. The project is one of several start-ups looking to kickstart sail freight shipping, not as a historical re-enactment, but as a modern, sustainable and scalable transportation method. Heidi Vella finds out more from project co-founder, Jason Marlow.

Old attitudes, new systems: why shipowners are struggling to adapt to the BWMC
The Ballast Water Management Convention might now be in force, but shipowners are dragging their heels over installing new systems. A lack of specialist expertise and training from manufacturers isn’t helping progress, as Ross Davies reports.

Mapping our oceans: how the Earth’s satellites power shipping
With the launch of a new generation of powerful satellites, marine observation data has vastly improved, ushering in new possibilities for navigation and ocean protection. Eva Grey visited the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites in Germany to learn exactly how ocean monitoring has improved over the decades, and how the data is used to guide, safeguard and improve shipping operations.

Can landlocked countries develop a blue economy?
A United Nations report recently revealed that poor maritime connectivity continues to keep smaller and weaker economies from reaching world markets. However, for those few landlocked countries that have defied their geographical limitations and developed a maritime industry, the risk seems to have been worth it.

Rolls-Royce teams up with Google on AI-driven ship awareness
Rolls-Royce has signed a partnership deal with Google to use the latter’s machine learning engine to improve the company’s intelligent awareness systems. Will the technology and collaboration help advance the goal of autonomous shipping? Iiro Lindborg, Rolls-Royce general manager of remote and autonomous operations sheds light on the issue.

Projects

K40 Luxury Expedition Yacht
K40 luxury expedition yacht is the first Series-K vessel being built by Cerri Cantieri Navali (CCN) for its customer Floating Life, a company that provides yacht buyers with support during construction and administrative services post-purchase.

MSC Seaside Cruise Ship
The MSC Seaside is the first Seaside-class cruise ship built by Italian ship builder, Fincantieri, for MSC Cruises. The steel-cutting ceremony for the vessel was held at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard in Italy in June 2015.

Baltic 67 Performance Cruiser
Baltic 67 performance cruiser (67PC) is a cruising yacht built by Finland-based builder Baltic Yachts in Bosund yard.

Damen Cutter Suction Dredger 450
The Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 450 series of dredging vessels can be used for dredging operations in harbours, rivers, lakes and sheltered waters.

Silver Muse Ultra-Luxury Cruise Ship
Silversea Cruises’ new flagship, the Silver Muse ultra-luxury cruise ship, was built by Fincantieri at its shipyard in Sestri Ponente, Genoa.

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