KVH partners with Kilo Marine for KVH Watch maritime IoT solution

(Jan 14 2021)

KVH Industries, Inc. announced today that marine technical services leader Kilo Marine has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program and will offer KVH Watch connectivity as part of a wide range of marine services.



ABS awards industry’s first AIP for infection mitigating design to Samsung Heavy Industries

(Jan 07 2021)

In an industry first, ABS has awarded Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Approval in Principle (AIP) for crew accommodation and ventilation systems designed to mitigate the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.



U.S. Coast Guard type approval for previous-generation Alfa Laval PureBallast 2 systems

(Jan 07 2021)

On 30 December 2020, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) issued its type approval for Alfa Laval PureBallast 2.



Maersk’s ZeroNorth – optimising vessels in commercial operations

(Dec 17 2020)

Maersk Tankers spin-off ZeroNorth is finding ways to optimise vessels which are being commercially operated – and Cargill has joined as a partner.



ABS, HHI Group and the Marshall Islands Registry JDP creates coating needing just one application

(Dec 10 2020)

Water ballast tank coating aims to benefit the environment.



First full-flow ballast water management system to receive Chinese Flag and CCS Type Approvals

(Dec 03 2020)

ERMA FIRST has received an amended Type Approval from the China Classification Society (CCS) for its strong-selling FIT range of ballast water management systems and awarded Certificate under the Authority of the Government of the People’s Republic o...



OSG selects oneTank for aftpeak ballast treatment solution

(Dec 03 2020)

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has chosen oneTank, a Seattle-based ballast water treatment system manufacturer, to provide an aftpeak ballast water treatment solution for vessels in their fleet.



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.




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