UV on fore peak tank ballast systems

(Nov 12 2020)

Some tanker operators are requesting a standalone ballast water treatment system for their fore peak tank (a tank used to adjust the vessel’s trim), says BIO-UV Group.



ERMA FIRST publishes research about advantages of EC ballast water systems

(Nov 12 2020)

Leading ballast water management system manufacturer ERMA FIRST has published detailed research comparing the effectiveness of its full-flow electro-chlorination technology versus ultra-violet technologies as well as side-stream ballast water systems...



Nippon Paint Marine adopts novel solution for diverless hull inspections

(Nov 05 2020)

Nippon Paint Marine has developed a novel hull inspection tool that negates the need for divers or remotely operated vehicles.



Hafnia orders two LNG-powered vessels to be chartered by TOTAL

(Nov 05 2020)

Hafnia Limited is pleased to formally announce its order for two Aframax-type LR2 vessels equipped with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) propulsion.



TCT60 Units for Turkish Merchant Fleet

(Oct 07 2020)

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to provide 3 × TCT60 turbochargers for the main engines aboard 3 × 158,000 dwt Suezmax tankers owned by Turkish shipowner, Yasa Tanker.



BSM rolls out Mobile App for its management procedures

(Oct 07 2020)

• BSM invests in increasing safety standards by digitizing its operational procedures • New QDMS WIKI app provides access to BSM’s entire document management system • All BSM-managed vessels to be equipped with mobile devices



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.




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