Houlder - challenges of tanker ballast installations

(Aug 27 2020)

Installing ballast water systems on tankers is proving surprisingly tricky. We spoke to maritime engineering firm Houlder about their experiences.



Hartmann Reederei upgrades connectivity package to expand digitalisation strategy

(Aug 27 2020)

Marlink, the maritime industry’s leading provider of smart network solutions, has signed a major new service upgrade agreement with Hartmann Shipping Services, Leer, Germany.



Intellian completes its next generation Global Xpress portfolio

(Aug 13 2020)

Intellian is proud to launch the latest addition to its next generation GX range of antennas: the GX60NX, designed specifically and now type approved for use with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band VSAT network.



Ecochlor receives IMO BWMS Code Type Approval

(Aug 13 2020)

Ecochlor is pleased to receive Type Approval from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) for the IMO BWMS Code (MEPC.300(72) / revised 2016 G8) standards.



Rolls-Royce signs MoU for mýa platform

(Aug 06 2020)

• Major industry player joins initiative for digital data integration • Goal is to optimize fleet and asset management service for customers



Rivertrace joins forces with Prevention at Sea

(Aug 06 2020)

Market leading developers of smart water quality monitoring technology, Rivertrace Limited have integrated the multi Lloyd’s List awarded e-ORB (PAS electronic Oil Record Book) software application developed by maritime technology and marine risk pre...



ICS launches essential guidance for engine room safety

(Jul 09 2020)

The design, complexity and arrangement of engine rooms across the global shipping fleet vary far more widely than for bridges, and yet until July 2, 2020 there has been no dedicated guidance for safe engine room operations. The International Chamber ...



Optimarin successfully completes IMO G8 and USCG test programme

(Jul 09 2020)

Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has successfully completed testing of its market proven Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) in accordance with the revised IMO G8 guidelines, while also upgrading its existing US Coast Guard (USCG) approv...



Marlink to deliver upgraded and optimised connectivity services to Stolt Tankers

(Jul 09 2020)

Marlink, the industry’s leading provider of end-to-end managed connectivity and IT solutions, has signed a major new service agreement with Stolt Tankers.



ScanjetPSM launches unique Digital Sextant

(Jun 11 2020)

ScanjetPSM is poised to launch a new development which provides essential back-up in the event of failure or malicious adjustment of the GPS system.



Developments with ice class modelling

(Jun 11 2020)

Improvements with ice class computer modelling can facilitate tanker trade along the Northern Sea Route and the North American Arctic.



Air cooled power supply for EC ballast water treatment

(Jun 11 2020)

When running electro chlorination (EC) treatment in ballast water management systems (BWMS), you need to cool the power system. The power system converts shipboard AC into high current DC, which EC requires. KraftPowercon has developed their first ai...



Hyde Marine – perspectives on tanker ballast water systems

(Jun 04 2020)

We interviewed Mark Riggio, senior market manager with Hyde Marine, a UV ballast water equipment supplier, about how he sees the current picture for tanker operators installing ballast water systems, with new IMO requirements next October.



MAN Energy Solutions – a new data collaboration platform for all types of connected equipment

(May 14 2020)

MAN Energy Solutions has launched a platform “mýa” to enable integration of live data streams from sensors on engines, turbines and any connected equipment, which will be spun out in an independent company.



Optimarin meets demand for flexible financing with industry first BWT leasing offer

(May 14 2020)

Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has adopted a novel approach to meet growing demand for flexible financing solutions.




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Aug-Sept 2020

Columbia, Thome, laser scanning for tanks, Covid and seafarers, dual fuel engines, shaft generators