GE's Power Conversion Team

GE

The Changing Tides of Marine Operation

By GE's Power Conversion Team 2016-06-13 21:00:04

Ships have been sailing the seas for thousands of years, and with modern technological advances and innovation, the industry continues to improve and innovate. While in 1912 the Titanic hit an iceberg that it couldn’t detect, today, connected devices, modern radar, sonar, data and GPS equipment are able to show where obstacles lie and re-route any ship onto a safer path, whether it’s carrying holidaymakers, LNG or cargo. Just as connected devices are making headway on land, with computer chips...

Continue Reading...
LNG carrier

How Japan Can Lead the Marine Renaissance

By GE's Power Conversion Team 2016-06-07 00:25:08

Being an island nation, Japan is inevitably dependent on seaborne trade. Over time, this has led to it becoming a strong player in the global maritime market. Japan’s shipbuilding pedigree has gained the country a foothold in LNG carriers, dry bulk cargo barge and pure car truck carriers (PCTC). While Japan is still a significant player, large-scale investments made by the Chinese and South Korean governments in the 1980s pushed them ahead. Japan’s energy market is also going through a...

Continue Reading...
More News Stories