A consortium of Van Oord and Dredging International, a subsidiary of DEME Group, has been selected to upgrade the Świnoujście-Szczecin fairway in Poland.
The consortium will be responsible for deepening and widening a 62km section of the fairway, under a €313m ($361.2m) contract.
The work under the contract is anticipated to start by the end of the year and is scheduled for completion within 42 months.
Indian Ports Association (IPA) has opted for the port management services of Tech Mahindra for its five major ports at Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Kandla (Deendayal Port), and Paradip.
Tech Mahindra will be responsible for the development, maintenance and implementation of the port enterprise business system (EBS) at the five ports.
The company will collaborate with global consultancy firm Ernst Young for the implementation of the Port-EBS system.
The implementation of the system is part of the IPA’s digital transformation initiative to streamline the business operations in ports across India.
ABB, a technology group based in Switzerland, has been contracted to offer electric, digital and connected solutions for the Project 790 superyacht constructed at the Nobiskrug shipyard in Germany.
The solutions offered by ABB will allow the superyacht to meet the ‘Tier III’ regulations of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
ABB is also the design partner of Nobiskrug for the Project 790, which is scheduled for delivery next year.
UK-based Datum Electronics has secured a contract from Oldendorff Carriers for the delivery and installation of shaft power torque meters.
The shaft power torque meters will be integrated with the ship performance monitoring systems of Oldendorff.
The integration will enable Oldendorff to optimise the performance of the existing monitor systems. It will also reduce the fuel consumption and emissions of its vessels.
Datum Electronics will also deploy its Ship Torsion Meters on the entire fleet of Oldendorff to monitor the fuel consumption and schedule the equipment maintenance programmes.