ShipBuilding Industry News
T-ISS Safety Suppliers is proud to announce that T-ISS SafeSigns have been nominated for Best Safety Product of the Year at the Safety at Sea Awards 2018. The Safety at Sea Awards recognise those who improve seafarer competence and risk..
Combining Fireworks, Aircraft Engineering and Line Throwers Pains Wessex has been a leading supplier of marine distress signals for well over 100 years. The brandevolved from three very different companies: fireworks business James Pain & Sons, the Wessex Aircraft Engineering..
Offshore Ship Designers (OSD) has changed its company name to OSD-IMT. The goal of the name change is to leverage the strength of both OSD and IMT. IMT is the signature brand-name for vessels designed by OSD’s UK branch, which..
JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce the signing of a VAR agreement with Speedcast International Limited, a provider of remote communication and IT solutions, for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress and FleetBroadband portfolio. With this official agreement in place they..
As the competitive and economic pressure on the shipping and offshore industries continues to grow, owners, operators and yards are searching for every efficiency. To support its customers, DNV GL has developed the first type approval scheme for the use..
Danfoss has successfully designed and delivered two Danfoss permanent magnet electric motors (EM-PMI) with synchronous reluctance-assisted technology for Veth Propulsion, based in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. Both liquid-cooled Danfoss EM-PMI motors with synchronous reluctance-assisted permanent magnet technology have been combined with..
Fischer Panda has extended its EasyBox HV electric drive system portfolio with a new 100 kW electric motor. The EasyBox HV systems are designed for commercial boat operators, in particular taxi boats and smaller ferries, requiring drive redundancy. The new 100kW..
Investor Rotterdam Port Fund has acquired an interest in EST-Floattech, a Dutch technology firm that develops energy storage systems for fully electric and hybrid maritime applications, as well as mobile land-based applications. EST-Floattech is a global leader in the field..
Corvus Energy has been selected by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply the Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the shore stations at Brekstad and Valset, Norway. This follows the contract awarded to Corvus Energy in late 2017 to supply the..
NCE Maritime CleanTech, a business cluster in which The Switch Norway is active, is establishing a new Norwegian catapult centre to build expertise and testing facilities for the partner organisations in the cluster. The centre aims to make the Norwegian maritime..
With the aim of becoming a driving force in sustainable power solutions, Volvo Penta is going full charge into hybrid and all-electric drivelines, offering electrified solutions in both its marine and industrial segments by 2021. The company has issued a clear..
Huisman and RAMLAB have initiated a project to produce a large offshore crane hook using the 3D printing technique ‘Wire & Arc Additive Manufacturing’ (WAAM). The hook, which is based on a Huisman 4-prong hook design, will employ 3D printing..
Earlier this month, electrical system integrator Alewijnse was awarded the contract for the electrical refit of the TSHD Samuel de Champlain, a 117-metre, 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger owned by GIE Dragages-Ports, based in Rouen, France and operated by the..
The Athina Maritime Learning and Development Center, which has been recently established as the exclusive maritime training organisation for Minerva Marine Inc. (a leading ship management company based in Athens), has signed an agreement with Kongsberg Digital for the supply..
Bureau Veritas, a leader in risk management across the gas supply chain, has issued a broad swathe of approvals to Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), expert in membrane containment systems and LNG technology applications. Bureau Veritas experts have been working with..
ABB has secured a series of contracts for nine heavy lift vessels transporting modules for the Tengiz oil field expansion by Tengizchevroil (TCO). Octopus marine software will map the safest and most efficient routes for a fleet of heavy lift vessels..
The Greek fleet includes approximately 4.000 vessels, and in recent years, there has been a development with a notable upgrade and modernisation of Greek-owned vessels. At Posidonia 2018, Danish suppliers meet the Greek demands of energy-efficient maritime technology and services…
Making a living on the water is hard work – there is no such thing as downtime. Kohler commercial marine generators are engineered to perform in the most rugged and demanding conditions, time after time. Equipped with John Deere (up..
The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was unveiled on 21 May at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam. Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, wife of CEO Mr Pieter van Oord. The well-attended..
The Alfa Laval Moatti 290 filter for hydraulic control oil (HCO) has now been approved by MAN Diesel & Turbo on its modern two-stroke engines. The decision follows validation tests aboard three Stena Bulk IMOIIMAX vessels, where the HCO filter’s..
Romanian crew manning, recruitment and crew management company Stargate Crewing has chosen Posidonia 2018 to make its global debut as an exhibitor, as it will showcase its brand capabilities and services to the Greek maritime sector, in particular to shipowners,..
Safety solutions provider Survitec is set to unveil its all-encompassing Solas 360 proposition at Posidonia 2018. Solas 360 is a brand-new, unique concept with the aim of improving overall safety levels by making the required products and services globally available in..
First-time Posidonia exhibitor, ShipServ (booth 1.150), provider of procurement, e-commerce, and online trading services to the marine industry has lined up a week full of product demonstrations for its maiden Athens Metropolitan Expo presence. The UK-headquartered company, which maintains offices..
Visitors to the 2018 Posidonia Exhibition will be able to see live port calls on a huge set of interactive screens thanks to a tie-up between global ship tracking intelligence company MarineTraffic and the show’s organisers. Located in the main..
Elma Components, Lilaas’official sales and service partner, has announced the launch of the new Lilaas LE90 all-in-one thruster and propulsion lever. The Lilaas LE90 eliminates the need for dedicated thruster, propulsion, FWD or AFT levers, as it covers all these functions by means..