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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...
Incat Crowther

World Heritage Cruises’ eight Incat Crowther catamaran under construction

Incat Crowther is pleased to announce that construction is well underway on a new vessel for World Heritage Cruises (WHC). The Incat Crowther 35 will be the eighth Incat Crowther vessel for the Tasmanian operator. Under construction at Richardson Devine Marine, the vessel is due to launch by the end of the year. It...
InterDam

InterDam and Van Dam join forces

InterDam and Van Dam, the two leading Dutch manufacturers of fire and explosion resistant products, join forces. On Tuesday 14 July 2020 the three shareholders formally closed the deal. By completing the merger Value Enhancement Partners, Berend Groeneveld and Groupe Gorgé unite the two companies, which share the same roots, under one name: InterDam....
Autonomous Guard Vessel

New Autonomous Guard Vessel concept design set to revolutionise offshore wind

The concept design of an Autonomous Guard Vessel revealed today is set to revolutionise the offshore industry. The futuristic looking design is created by a consortium of maritime companies looking to support the offshore industry by exploiting technology available today. The novel design is smaller and lighter than most current guard vessels used to...
Green Jade

Huisman to deliver offshore mast crane for CDWE’s Green Jade

Huisman announces today that it has been contracted by CSBC Corporation for the delivery of a 4,000mt Offshore Mast Crane (OMC) to be installed on heavy lift vessel Green Jade. The crane will be built at the production facility of Huisman in China and is scheduled for delivery in 2022 for deployment by joint...

Damen delivers custom RHIB to Naarden Lifeboat Brigade

Damen Shipyards Group has recently delivered a new lifeboat, a Damen RHIB 975 Inboard, to the Naarden Lifeboat Brigade (Reddingsbrigade Naarden). Following a training period, during which the crew will familarise themselves with the new vessel, the Damen RHIB will conduct rescue operations on the Gooimeer, IJmeer and southern Markermeer lakes in the Netherlands....

Videotec’s IP Dual Vision Ex-Proof PTZ

Videotec’s new generation of MAXIMUS SERIES2 cameras now includes the MPXT-SERIES2 ex-proof Dual Vision network PTZ camera that combines a Day/Night camera and thermal camera with radiometric functions. It is the optimum solution for effective video surveillance and process control in Maritime, Oil & Gas and Industrial sectors, and in environments where there is...

Barkmeijer Shipyards delivers innovative dredger Anchorage

With the delivery of TSHD Anchorage an unusual but exciting build was accomplished. The dredger was delivered on 5 June to the Zealand based company De Hoop Terneuzen. This family-owned company is a major supplier of building materials in Holland and Belgium. The design of the sand and gravel dredger is based on dry...