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Emissions Measuring Company Aeromon Moves to Production Phase

By MarEx 2019-02-19 16:48:23

Aeromon - the company behind the compact and customizable emissions measurement devices that can be used in drone-mounted, hand-held and fixed configurations to reveal hidden industrial emissions - has announced the launch of its first commercially available product. The company aims to help industrial operators in maritime, oil and gas, waste and recycling, and pulp and paper mitigate environmental harm and meet emissions regulations in a low-cost, effective, and safe way. “Aeromon has created the first FSC (Fuel Sulfur Content)...

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Shell Marine Integrated Solutions Save Costs for Chinese Ro-Ro Ships

By MarEx 2019-02-19 16:40:06

Shell Marine’s recommendations on medium-speed engine oils selection have saved the equivalent of around $123,000 annually for its customer Hainan Strait Shipping Co. Ltd, one of China’s leading operators of ro-ro tonnage. On Shell’s advice, Hainan Strait Shipping had switched its trunk piston engine oils to a combination of Shell Argina S3 40 and Shell Gadinia S3 40 for six ships operating in the South China Sea. With this change, Hainan Strait Shipping was able to reduce maintenance and lubricant...

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EXMAR Ship Management Opts for LuminUltra for Drinking Water Quality

By MarEx 2019-02-19 16:22:56

Belgium-headquartered EXMAR Ship Management has selected the LuminUltra Quench-Gone Aqueous (QGA) test kit to monitor the quality of the drinking water produced onboard the LPG FSO NKOSSA II. The decision follows the success of the QGA solution in analyzing the quality of the water produced by reverse osmosis aboard accommodation barges operating offshore West Africa. Paul-Philippe Halleux, who is a Technical Superintendent from EXMAR Ship Management’s Offshore Services division, commented: “We cannot emphasize enough the importance of testing the quality...

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Hatteland Display and Elektronix Merge to Form Hatteland Technology

By MarEx 2019-02-19 16:12:49

Leading maritime display and computer manufacturer Hatteland Display has announced that it is merging with advanced technology solutions provider Elektronix. Under the terms of this unification, the two subsidiaries of the EMBRON group will now become a single entity, called Hatteland Technology. As a provider of advanced technology solutions within industrial computing, security & surveillance and industrial networking, the Elektronix portfolio is highly complimentary with Hatteland Display’s offering as the global leader in maritime display and computer systems. Both companies...

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Concordia Damen Celebrates Naming of Innovative Sendo Liner

By MarEx 2019-02-19 15:58:17

On February 15, at its yard in Werkendam, the Netherlands, Concordia Damen held a celebration to mark the naming of the Sendo Liner, an innovative dry cargo vessel. Sendo Shipping in cooperation with Concordia Damen has designed a completely new vessel for the optimally efficient transportation of high cube containers between Rotterdam and Groningen, the Netherlands, and other inland terminals. Its specially-designed ballast system also further increases its container capacity.  Sendo Shipping Managing Director Sebastiaan van der Meer says, “The...

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Ecochlor Wins BWMS Retrofit Contract with Alaskan Tanker Company

By MarEx 2019-02-19 15:41:37

Alaskan Tanker Company (ATC) will retrofit the Ecochlor® ballast water management system (BWMS) on board their fleet including three VLCC crude oil tankers and an option for one additional vessel. Each of these vessels are U.S. flag tankers with Zone 1 and Zone 0 hazardous areas. The Ecochlor® BWMS is approved for installation in both US Flag and International vessels in hazardous areas rated Zone 1 or Zone 0 through their U.S. Coast Guard Type Approval certification. The installations will...

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Techcross Wins Orders for 242 BWMS Units in a Month

By MarEx 2019-02-19 15:30:48

Just a month after the start of the New Year, Techcross, a BWMS manufacturer in Korea, is already seeing extraordinary results in business. Techcross announced on February 18 that with the shipbuilding industry on the rebound it has already won more than 242 units (159 vessels) in January alone in 2019, which will be actually the first year when the IMO regulation comes into effect. Techcross said that it was continuously winning orders from world’s major shipping companies including Arklow...

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GTT Notified by SHI for LNG Tank Design for Navigare

By MarEx 2019-02-18 15:15:10

GTT has received an order from the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier, on behalf of the Danish shipowner Navigare. The tanks of this unit will be fitted with the Mark III Flex membrane containment system. The vessel's delivery is scheduled during the first half of 2021. Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT, declared: "We are pleased to be entrusted by our partner of excellence SHI to accompany...

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How e-Navigation will Transform Passage Planning

By MarEx 2019-02-17 17:44:44

Passage planning. Two words sure to elicit a groan from any navigator anywhere in the world. The vital, yet incredibly frustrating, process of developing a complete description of a vessel's voyage from start to finish, berth to berth, is an administrative burden the industry could do without.  On average, each vessel, for each journey, uses 3.5 hours of valuable officer time to collate a plan – manually adding elements such as ENC cells, journey waypoints and UKC calculations to a...

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London Isalos.net Maritime Conference to Take Place on February 21

By MarEx 2019-02-17 17:30:43

The second Isalos.net Maritime Conference will take place in London, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, (from 17.30 to 20.00). The Isalos.net Maritime Conference is organized by the initiative Isalos.net with the collaboration of the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee, under the auspices of Intercargo and the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain. The Isalos.net event, which aims to inform students and young professionals about the challenges and future prospects of a career in the maritime industry, will be hosted at the...

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