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The Port of Corpus Christi in the US launched a $380m project to deepen and widen its ship channel to accommodate larger vessels and Port of Gothenburg in Sweden concluded phase one of the water-based works for the construction of a terminal at the port. Ship-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from May 2019.
Zeaborn Ship Management has awarded contracts to Verifavia Shipping and the Korean Register (KR) to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) preparation and certification for more than 100 vessels.
Electric propulsion is a natural choice for a lot of different ship types, and there are many reasons why this solution is so popular. Fuel savings, emission reductions, ECA regulations, redundancy, reduced noise and vibration, low maintenance, space utilisation, battery storage, and the use of LNG-electric propulsion are just some of the reasons to choose electric propulsion.
Knud E Hansen signed a contract with Chinese firm Nanjing Jinling Shipyard to develop the basic design of three RoRo vessels, based on the Finnlines/Grimaldi/Knud E Hansen design and Cargotec’s Kalmar business area is set to deliver 32 diesel-electric straddle carriers to Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT) in Italy. Ship-technology.com wraps up key headlines from April 2019.
ABS, Google Cloud, and Ukraine-based SoftServe have concluded an experiment project using artificial intelligence (AI) models to identify corrosion and coating breakdown levels on ships and offshore structures.
Ship navigation has been fraught with danger ever since the first vessel took to the water. Like many roles today, that of a ship’s captain has been made less risky thanks to technology. Orca AI – a new navigation system which offers increased sight in the toughest conditions – could be the solution to this.
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