OljOla Shipping increases digitisation through Hanseaticsoft’s Cloud Fleet Manager

(Nov 18 2021)

OljOla Shipping, an operator of modern tankers based in Donsö, an island located in the southern archipelago of Gothenburg in Sweden, has implemented Cloud Fleet Manager from Hanseaticsoft, a leading provider of maritime software, to improve their ef...



Optimarin riding the wave of BWT retrofit demand surge

(Nov 18 2021)

The market is heating up for ballast water treatment (BWT) systems amid a retrofit rush that has resulted in a recent surge of orders for leading supplier Optimarin – and it says fast-track delivery is vital to meet soaring demand.



Filters in ballast water systems

(Oct 21 2021)

Filters for ballast water systems may not be a legal requirement, but they may prove very helpful, particularly if the vessel is loading ballast in sediment-rich waters. We spoke to filter system manufacturer Filtersafe.



Managing cyber risks of ECDIS

(Oct 21 2021)

There have been concerns raised in the industry about cyber risks of ‘operational technology’ onboard ships, such as ECDIS. We talked to Navtor, one of the world’s leading ECDIS technology companies, about how the risks can be best managed.



BazePort launch BBC Studios content

(Oct 14 2021)

BBC Studios and Baze Technology have entered into a partnership to offer premium British on demand content on BazePort IPTV.



Navigazione Montanari extends use of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress satcom

(Oct 07 2021)

Inmarsat expands Fleet Xpress agreements with Italian chemical tanker owner to extend connectivity, cyber security, maintenance and IoT-based enablement services fleet-wide.



Can inert gas systems be included in decarbonisation drives?

(Oct 07 2021)

Inert gas systems themselves use energy. The gas needs to be provided for inerting at the same time as the tanks are emptied, and inert gas cannot be stored onboard, with the volumes so large. Sometimes gas or fuel is burned specifically to create th...



The Switch sells over 100 in-line shaft generators

(Sep 30 2021)

Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch has clocked up over 100 permanent magnet machines (PMMs) for in-line shaft generators of various frame sizes since 2014 and has a large order backlog for large LNG and LPG carriers.



Techcross succeeded in signing a deal with Dutch fleet

(Sep 16 2021)

Techcross Europe Office signed a contract to install a ballast water management system on the fleet of Anthony Veder Rederijzaken B.V. (hereinafter referred to as Anthony Veder), the Dutch leading gas carrier.



Systems Navigator rollout of Dropboard at platform of TotalEnergies in Antwerp

(Sep 09 2021)

The European Refining and Petrochemicals entity of TotalEnergies has selected Dropboard as its planning & scheduling platform for berths.



Høglund awarded contract to deliver Fuel Gas Supply System for four Utkilen chemical tankers

(Sep 02 2021)

Høglund and partner Skarweld will retrofit four sister chemical tankers with a turnkey gas solution - whilst the vessels are in operation.



ERMA FIRST adds world’s smallest ballast water treatment system to product range

(Aug 10 2021)

Global ballast water equipment manufacturer ERMA FIRST is bringing the world’s smallest and easiest to install ballast water treatment system to the international market through its acquisition of US firm oneTANK LLC.



Q88 LLC launches Q88 Onboard for tanker and dry bulk vessels

(Jul 23 2021)

Q88 LLC launches a collaborative Q88 Onboard module available for Tanker and Dry Bulk vessels on Q88.com and Q88Dry.



ICS webinar – what are the cybersecurity risks?

(Jul 23 2021)

An ICS maritime cybersecurity webinar discussed the importance of managing cybersecurity the same as we manage other maritime risks, the problems of insurers excluding cyber risks, and what the biggest risks actually are.



AiP for environmentally friendly “ballast-water-free” LNG bunker & feeder vessel concept

(Jul 16 2021)

GTT announces that it has obtained, with its partner Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group Co. (HZ), a double Approval in Principle (AiP), from the classification Society China Classification Society (CCS) and DNV, for the “Ballast-Water-Free” LNG Bunke...




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