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April 2017

(Apr 12 2017)

  • Achieving the 0.5 per cent sulphur cap - a look at 2020
  • Court examines ‘narrow channel’ and ‘crossing rule’application
  • Greek interests were in the vanguard of the few newbuilding and sale & purchase deals reported recently.
  • Alfa Laval opens major test/training centre extension
  • A major marine training facility, equipped with Kongsberg Maritime marine simulators, has opened at Modal Training’s new site
  • How fundamental changes in training will be possible as the bandwidth between ship and shore improves.
  • Pirates in sophisticated targeting using navaids
  • Dyneema passes VLCC mooring rope longevity
  • SKF has helped an unnamed client introduce condition monitoring (CM) on a tanker
  • Automation partnerships – A vital consideration for tankers
  • Significant fuel savings claimed with Smit inert gas technology
  • Report from Tanker Operator Copenhagen conference: Maersk – keeping crew engaged on energy efficiency, Improving performance at Torm and J Lauritzen

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