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.



New offline streaming service for commercial vessels

(May 14 2020)

Baze Technology is launching a new solution for offline streaming of media and information sharing: BazePort Seea.



Liferafts which only need servicing every 30 months

(Apr 23 2020)

Safety equipment company Survitec has developed a liferaft for tankers which only needs servicing every 30 months.



BIO-UV Group’s BWTS technology adapted to kill coronavirus on surfaces

(Apr 23 2020)

The ultra-violet light technology used to kill the invasive species found in ships’ ballast water tanks can be used to protect seafarers, health workers and first-responders from picking up the coronavirus from surfaces.



Significant cost savings with a combined separator for EGR and Bilge

(Apr 02 2020)

Marinfloc have announced their combined Exhaust Gas Recirculation Bleed Off water treatment system and Bilge water separator.



BIO-UV awarded USCG and IMO type approval for new low flow ballast water treatment system

(Apr 02 2020)

BIO-UV Group, the French leader in UV-based water treatment technology, has received IMO & USCG type approval for its next generation low flow rate ballast water treatment system range.



How Inmarsat is helping with COVID-19

(Mar 27 2020)

In support of COVID-19 challenges, Inmarsat has been providing free of charge additional call time for users of its ChatCard voice services for crew. It has been working with a number of shipowners to find other ways of subsidising increasing bandwi...



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.




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