Chugoku Marine Paints to supply solvent-free epoxy for MR tanker newbuildings’ water ballast tanks

(Mar 26 2020)

Following many years of extensive prototype trials in field tests, Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd., (CMP) is ready to launch a new solvent-free epoxy coating that can be applied to water ballast tanks (WBT) with standard application equipment that meets ...



Starlink - what does it mean for shipping communications?

(Mar 19 2020)

Elon Musk’s company SpaceX is in the process of launching 12,000 to 42,000 communications satellites. What might this mean for shipping communications?



Anglo-Eastern extends DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology to fleet

(Mar 12 2020)

Anglo-Eastern, one of the world’s leading ship managers, has completed the successful roll-out of Navigator Port to its fleet of more than 600 vessels.



Bawat’s cost effective simple ballast water system awarded US Coast Guard Type Approval

(Mar 05 2020)

Danish system maker Bawat awarded Type Approval from US Coast Guard for its BWMS and sets industry benchmark utilising waste-heat for treatment rather than chemicals, filters and UV lamps. And all done in a truly one-pass process.



Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 certified for installation on Chinese-flagged vessels

(Mar 05 2020)

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 has become one of the first non-Chinese ballast water treatment solutions to be type approved by the China Classification Society.



ERMA FIRST BWTS fit obtains USCG Type Approval for BWTS using HYDAC filters

(Mar 05 2020)

Obtaining the USCG Type Approval in October 2017, under Lloyd’s Register (LR) as an Independent Laboratory (IL), made ERMA FIRST the first full flow electrolysis BWTS vendor worldwide to have achieved such an important milestone.



Teekay Offshore selects Marlink for managed IT services

(Jan 30 2020)

Teekay Offshore has selected Marlink’s ITLink solutions portfolio with its benchmark IT operational platform, KeepUp@Sea, to streamline and improve fleet IT management.



Hyde GUARDIAN-US™ ballast water treatment system has been submitted for USCG Type Approval

(Jan 23 2020)

The Hyde GUARDIAN-US (Universal Service) has successfully completed all of the requirements of the Independent Laboratory and now is under review by the U.S. Coast Guard for Type Approval under 46CFR162.060.



North P&I Club launches new initiative to help members prepare for the IMO’s cyber security deadline

(Jan 16 2020)

North P&I Club has announced details of a new benefit for its Members to encourage them to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to improve their cyber security processes and systems ahead of the International Maritime Organizatio...



Odfjell reports that it has installed UV ballast water systems on all owned vessels.

(Jan 16 2020)

Explaining the reasons for choosing ultra violet systems (UV), Veine Huth, Project Manager at Odfjell Ship Management said that it was the simplicity and lack of needing special chemicals which most appealed.



Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment 2nd edition published

(Jan 09 2020)

The Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA) programme is a tool to help companies operating offshore vessels to assess, measure and improve their management systems.



Jotun upgrades SeaForce

(May 27 2019)

Jotun upgrades SeaForce Jotun has unveiled the next generation of its SeaForce biocidal antifouling range, with three new products featuring the patented Hydractive™ technology.



Application scope for vibrating fork level switch expanded

(Sep 02 2014)

Emerson Process Management has expanded the application scope for its patented Rosemount 2120 range of vibrating fork point liquid level switches.



Vessel safety comes a step closer

(Sep 01 2014)

Inmarsat has announced details of its forthcoming Maritime Safety Data Service (MSDS) for Fleet Broadband.



BASS upgrades management offering - wins order

(May 01 2014)

Leading shipping management software house BASS has launched the patented BASSnet 2.9 fleet management system.




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