De Nora acquires UV Technologies Division

(Jun 10 2021)

The deal combines the capabilities of both organizations to meet the exponential demand for advanced water treatment technologies.



Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex deckhouse solutions design approval from DNV

(May 27 2021)

DNV has issued a Type Approval Design Certificate for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex deckhouse solutions.



The aft peak tank – ballast water challenges

(May 20 2021)

Tanker operators are struggling to treat ballast water from the aft peak tank, as the water cannot be mixed with the main ballast cargo, so it needs a separate system and there is not much space.



Optimarin – UV “definitely” for medium size vessels

(May 20 2021)

Using a UV ballast water system has clear advantages over an electrochemical system for tanker operators with sufficient power to run it for the amount of water they need to handle, such as medium size product and chemical tankers says UV supplier Op...



DMC: flex tunnels 3 nozzles 3 manoeuvring systems 7 rudders for new tanker

(May 13 2021)

Damen Marine Components (DMC) is making a special contribution to the innovative inland waterway tanker that is being built for BASF and Stolt Tankers.



Scorpio Shipmanagement upgrades its entire fleet with Marlink's hybrid network solution

(May 12 2021)

Tanker and bulker shipmanager extends its long-standing relationship with Marlink to reach rapid digitalisation and higher vessel efficiency.



Bureau Veritas assigns full suite of smart ship notations to innovative Furetank chemical tanker

(May 06 2021)

Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, has, for the first time, assigned the complete suite of smart ship class notations to a 17,997 dwt chemical tanker, Furetank’s FURE VINGA.



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.




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Aug-Sept 2021

Sea Cargo Charter - ship recycling - CO2 from tank cleaning - fixing damaged propeller blades