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.



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.




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