HØGLUND to supply fuel gas systems for four crude oil tankers

(Apr 14 2021)

Høglund wins new contract to deliver Fuel Gas Supply Systems (FGSS) for Bank of Communications Financial Leasing (BoComm Leasing)-owned LR II tankers chartered by Shell.



Intelsat announces compact FlexMaritime 45cm antenna class

(Apr 09 2021)

Small, affordable, easy-to-install maritime terminals bring fast data speeds to coastal fishing, leisure and recreational vessels.



Ecochlor – new US “VIDA” regulation for discharges

(Apr 01 2021)

The US is planning a new set of regulations for discharges from tankers (and other vessels), including from ballast water and scrubber wash water, the “Vessel Incidental Discharge Act”. Steve Candito, CEO of Ecochlor, explained the implications.



Developments with ballast water

(Apr 01 2021)

Leasing option from Optimarin, computer training from DESMI, new fish species in Estonia, CTI’s Singapore test facility, Techcross order on heavy lift vessels.



Milestone achieved: 50 Stolt Tanker vessels now have CompactClean BWMS in operation

(Apr 01 2021)

“We are proud to announce that we now have 50 Stolt Tankers B.V. vessels commissioned and operating more than 100 CompactClean BWMS” says Rasmus Folsø, CEO in DESMI Ocean Guard A/S.



New on-demand content service for deepsea vessels launched

(Mar 23 2021)

BazePort Seea is a new on-demand service for movies, news and information, built for the typical deep-sea merchant vessels.



Techcross expands into anti-biofouling business

(Mar 11 2021)

Techcross, one of the leading ballast water management system manufacturers, has opened the door to a new business.



Satcoms and COVID

(Feb 11 2021)

Jens Ewerling of Cobham SATCOM tells the vessel communications story of the pandemic.



Bahri signs multi-ship digital platform installation deal with Alpha Ori Technologies

(Feb 11 2021)

• Bahri Ship Management will deploy Alpha Ori Technologies’ fuel-saving SMARTShip digital platform across a substantial part of its fleet • Founded in 2017, Alpha Ori Technologies has already installed SMARTShip on over 100 vessels worldwide



Marlink provides value added VSAT for Turkey’s Gungen Maritime & Trading

(Feb 11 2021)

Marlink has been selected by leading Turkish tanker operator Güngen Denizcilik ve Ticaret A/S (Gungen Maritime & Trading) to provide Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress service on four of its six vessels.



Satcoms and COVID

(Feb 11 2021)

Jens Ewerling of Cobham SATCOM tells the vessel communications story of the pandemic.



De Nora – treating ballast water via “slip stream”

(Jan 28 2021)

De Nora Marine Technologies has pioneered a method of electrochlorination ballast water treatment where the disinfectant that eliminates aquatic invasive species is generated from a low flow, separate water supply to the actual ballast water, known a...



Being sure about ballast water compliance

(Jan 28 2021)

Shipping companies have a degree of responsibility over whether they actually manage to remove organisms from ballast water before discharging. How can this be best done? We spoke to Chelsea Technologies.



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.




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April-May 2021

Safety risks from digitalisation and decarbonisation - seafarer mental health - ABS advice on ballast water systems