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Wikborg Rein

Wikborg Rein appoints new Managing Director of Singapore office

International law firm Wikborg Rein has appointed Ina Lutchmiah (Partner) as the new Managing Director of its Singapore office. The appointment further cements Wikborg Rein’s leading presence in the shipping and offshore sectors. Ms Lutchmiah already heads up Wikborg Rein’s transactional practice in the Asia Pacific region which encompasses both shipping and offshore energy...
Tetrahedron

Innovative crane for offshore wind turbine installation

Tetrahedron recently launched a novel crane for the installation of the next-generation of offshore wind turbines, designed to fit on both existing and new jackup wind turbine installation vessels. The increasing size of wind turbine generators sets a challenge for the offshore wind installation industry. Existing jackup vessels are rapidly becoming uncompetitive because they...
SMST

SMST’s offshore access and lifting in one for DEME

SMST is well underway to finalise its next generation gangway with increased lifting capacity and functionality, of which the first system is currently being commissioned at SMST. Later this year, the gangway for safe transfer of crew and cargo is going to be installed at Cemre Shipyard on board of DEME’s first Service Operation...

Incat launches 100m vessel for Trinidad and Tobago

Incat Tasmania’s latest vessel, the 100 metre ship destined for Trinidad and Tobago, was floated out from Incat’s drydock on Hobart’s Derwent River on 9th October and will remain alongside the shipyard wharf for machinery commissioning during October. Australian shipbuilder Incat commenced construction of Buccoo Reef early 2019, all major machinery and equipment has...

Finnish Navy orders MAN 175D GenSets for new vessels

MAN Energy Solutions has announced the latest order for its MAN 175D four-stroke engine in connection with the building of four corvettes for the Finnish Navy. Each of the four ships will be equipped with 4 × MAN 12V175D-MEL GenSets with a total output of 7,700 kW (4 × 1920 kW) – in total,...

Videotec adds video analysis and GeoMove functions to NVX camera

With the goal of constantly improving the performance of its products, Videotec has now added the new video analysis and GeoMove functions to its NVX cameras. This versatile compact stainless-steel camera is already well known on the market for its exceptional corrosion resistance and for providing high image quality with Full HD, super low-light, 1080p...

Norway’s largest ambulance boat delivered

Maritime Partner AS in Ålesund has delivered MV Thea Jensen to Loppa Legeskyssbåter (Loppa Ambulanceboats). After four months of outfitting at Maritime Partner’s shipyard in Ålesund, Norway’s largest ambulance catamaran has been handed over to shipowner Loppa Legeskyssbåter. It is Maritime Partner’s build number 2168. She will be stationed in Øksfjord in the North...

PARAT Halvorsen launches multi-fuel Combined Steam Boiler

PARAT Halvorsen AS, Norway’s leading supplier of combined steam boilers for commercial marine, offshore and fishing applications, has launched a new multi-fuel boiler that delivers unprecedented flexibility for seagoing assets.  The company’s MCS Combined Exhaust Gas / Fuel-Fired / Electrical Boiler is a compact and highly efficient unit enabling ship operators to switch between...

New address Yellow & Finch Publishers

Yellow & Finch Publishers are happy to announce the move to a new office space on the Boulevard in Vlissingen.  Our new address is: Yellow & Finch Publishers Boulevard Bankert 290 4382 AC  Vlissingen The...
SENSE

Innovation with Artificial Intelligence

The maritime sector keeps talking enthusiastically about it: Artificial Intelligence (AI). But what is it really? What is the role of technology in the maritime sector at this moment and what does it mean for the future? We asked Yves de Vos, Project Manager and Artificial Intelligence Expert at Shipbuilder. “The term Artificial Intelligence...

Rotortug Sails Optimal Route Autonomously

Maritime service provider Kotug International, ship design company Rotortug, and tech start-up Captain AI have taken an important step towards fully autonomous sailing. During the Smart Shipping Event of the Netherlands Forum for Smart Shipping on 21 September, the three companies demonstrated how Rotortug RT Borkum sailed the most optimal route without human intervention....

Hempel Launches ROV-Powered Underwater Hull Inspections

Leading global coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched an underwater Hull Inspection service using Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs), to provide complete hull coating inspections while a vessel is at port or anchorage. The service is being rolled out at key ports across the Asia Pacific region and will be extended to key maritime hubs worldwide...

EGCs ‘Greener’ than Low-Sulphur Fuel

A recent study has shown that scrubbers have a lower climate impact than low-sulphur fuel. The technology group Wärtsilä, a leading provider of Exhaust Gas Cleaning (EGC) systems for the marine industry, refers its customers to a recent report from CE Delft, an independent research and consultancy organisation, regarding the climate impact of EGCs....

Innovation Award for Damen and Tata Consultancy

Damen Shipyards Group and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have received the CIO Magazine Innovation Award 2020 from ICT media. The award was given for the Connected Vessel Platform, Triton, an integrated, collaborative IoT platform that collects data from Damen vessels. Triton is directly related to Damen’s strategy to become the most sustainable, digitally connected...

PSVs Converted to Multi-Purpose Vessels

Ship design and engineering company GLO Marine, based in Galati, Romania, has completed two projects enabling the conversion of two redundant platform supply vessels (PSVs) to multi-purpose vessels optimised to support offshore renewables operators. Using the experience gained from these projects, GLO Marine has codified the development of standardised, highly efficient work flows into...

Joint R&D for Ammonia-Fueled Tugboat

NYK, IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd., and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) have signed a joint research and development agreement to put the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use. With the entry into force of the Paris Agreement in 2016, global momentum for decarbonisation has increased, and reducing GHG emissions has become an issue...

Yara Marine Launches Start-up Accelerator Programme

Yara Marine Technologies has announced its new corporate accelerator programme, Yara Marine X, a start-up competition aiming to provide a home for technology and solutions that will contribute to a greener maritime industry. “Our corporate mission is to nurture the next generation of high-value, high-performance sustainable ocean technologies,” says Yara Marine CEO Thomas Koniordos....

Edge Data Collection Collaboration between ABB and Kongsberg

ABB Turbocharging and Kongsberg Digital have signed a cooperation agreement on edge data collection and ship engine performance analysis. The companies will work towards a common data infrastructure and accelerate the development of value-added digital applications and services. The agreement will enable ABB Turbocharging to use Kongsberg Digital’s data infrastructure solution for vessels, Vessel...

First OSD-IMT7402 Shallow Draft Tug Delivered

The first in a series of at least three OSD-IMT7402 shallow draft tugs has been delivered to PT Patria Maritime Lines based in Cikarang, Indonesia. Built at the PT Patria Maritim Perkasa (subsidiary of PT United Tractors Pandu Engineering) shipyard in Batam, the vessel has now made its way to Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan. The...

e5 Lab Launches zero-emission ROBOSHIP Project

e5 Lab Inc. has announced that the company has started developing the ROBOSHIP, the standard models of electrically powered vessels to realise zero emissions, as well as an integrated system called the ROBOSHIP BOX, which brings together telecommunications, the Internet of Things (IoT), and software. Through this initiative, e5 Lab is working to address...

NXPTZ SERIES2, the new PTZ in stainless steel for corrosive environments

Videotec, a company with more than thirty years of experience in stainless steel product development for video surveillance in marine offshore/onshore and corrosive industrial environments, announces NXPTZ SERIES2, the new generation of PTZ FullHD video cameras with innovative and high performance features for outdoor preventive security applications in the most difficult environmental conditions. The...

Maritime Charity Golf Event Raises EUR 4,150

On Friday 28 August 2020, the 10th annual Maritime Golf Event took place at Golfclub Grevelingenhout in Bruinisse, the Netherlands. The event was organised by Yellow & Finch Publishers in favour of the Nationaal Fonds Kinderhulp charity organisation.  More than 70 professionals from the maritime, offshore and port industries got together to enjoy an...
autonomous landing systems

The next generation of autonomous landing systems

Autonomous landing systems use sophisticated technology improve safety and efficiency for motion compensated gangways. As automation technology becomes more sophisticated and vessel owners around the world prioritise the optimisation of operational hours, Bosch Rexroth has developed a new autonomous landing solution which significantly improves both safety and performance. Landing systems are essential when it...
SMST

SMST equipment for first SOV in Taiwan

A milestone for SMST. The Dutch company that designs and builds offshore equipment is going to deliver its modular mission equipment to the first ever Service Operation Vessel (SOV) to operate in Taiwanese waters. SMST’s system package will be at the heart of the vessel’s operations, ensuring safe and efficient transfer of the vessel’s...
deepsea mining

Fincantieri and Saipem sign deepsea mining agreement

Fincantieri and Saipem have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote the sustainable exploitation of deep-sea floors over 3,000m in depth. This agreement sets the ground for a strategic partnership aimed at developing and pursuing business opportunities in the field of designing, engineering, building and managing deepsea mining (DSM) systems. Deepsea floors are...