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WE Tech Provides Solutions for First LNG Handysize Bulk Carrier

By MarEx 2018-09-18 17:30:15

On August 20, 2018, the first LNG dual-fueled handysize bulk carrier in the world –M/V Haaga was delivered to her Finnish shipowner ESL Shipping from Jinling Shipyard in Nanjing, China. The Finnish hybrid solutions company WE Tech provided its innovative solutions for M/V Haaga to reduce her environmental footprint by minimizing its energy consumption and emissions. The energy efficiency solutions, including Economical Operations and Boost Mode with the direct drive permanent magnet shaft generator, represent the latest in technology and...

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Rutter Celebrates 20 Years of Providing Innovative Technology

By MarEx 2018-09-18 17:19:04

This week Rutter staff celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the company with corporate events at their head office in St. John’s.   In 1998, Rutter was incorporated to meet the emerging demand for Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and general manufacturing engineering services. In 2003, Rutter expanded its product offerings to include the sigma S6 line of specialty radar processing systems, where the company maintains its focus today. In 2012, Rutter acquired OceanWaveS GmbH of Germany, adding their WaMoS...

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Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Launches Offshore Division

By MarEx 2018-09-18 17:13:23

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has set up a new business unit to focus on the oil and gas and offshore energy renewables markets. The dedicated expert team, comprising of technical and marine superintendents, crew managers and senior management members, will support owners and operators globally by providing integrated third-party ship management services specifically to the offshore market.  The services include technical management, crew management, newbuilding supervision, fleet maintenance and repair, lay-up solutions, travel services and software application solutions, all tailored...

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Safebridge Presents New Type-Specific ECDIS Training

By MarEx 2018-09-18 17:03:58

Safebridge, one of the leaders in the field of human resource competence management in the maritime industry, is now adding the type-specific training (TST) course for the new Synapsis ECDIS NX from Raytheon Anschütz to its portfolio. The ECDIS NX is the first user-defined ECDIS, an application created from seafarers for seafarers, with an unparalleled intuitiveness in use and function to increase safe navigation. A new level: TST ECDIS NX training by Safebridge Razvan Braghesiu, Content Manager at Safebridge, talks...

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Samson Partners with Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network

By MarEx 2018-09-17 21:40:00

Samson, the developer of high-performance synthetic rope solutions and global market leader in commercial marine applications, has signed an exclusive agreement with the Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network (Network) for the manufacture and marketing of EVATS—a new approach to emergency vessel attachment and towing. “Success is built upon teamwork and partnerships,” said Network President and CEO Buddy Custard. “The Network is excited about this agreement with Samson and to be a part of their team as we collectively develop...

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C&C Marine Delivers Third Towboat to Marquette Transportation

By MarEx 2018-09-17 19:04:41

Belle Chasse, LA based C&C Marine and Repair has delivered to Marquette Transportation Company the m/v Jerry Jarrett, the third in a series of new 6,600 horsepower, 160’ x 50’ triple-screw z-drive towboat. The m/v Jerry Jarrett is being delivered just four months after the second towboat in the series, m/v Chris Reeves, was delivered and only seven months after the first boat in the series, m/v Cindy L. Erickson, was delivered by C&C Marine and Repair on February 16,...

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Bakker Sliedrecht Wins Contract to Outfit Bibby WaveMaster Horizon

By MarEx 2018-09-17 18:59:27

After the successful commissioning of Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Bibby WaveMaster 1, Damen Shipyards started building its successor Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, purpose-built for the transfer and accommodation of support and maintenance engineers at offshore wind farms. Electrical system integrator Bakker Sliedrecht has once again been commissioned by Damen to supply all main electrical installations for the luxury hotel vessel. "With the first ship, all the work has been carried out satisfactorily. We are very pleased with the follow-up,” says Account...

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FUELSAVE Set to Face the CO2 Challenge

By MarEx 2018-09-17 18:50:21

FUELSAVE, the Germany-based manufacturer of the unique fuel saving additive FS Marine+, has applied to become a partner of the CO2 Challenge, the initiative set up by US conglomerate Cargill, entrepreneurial cooperative group Rainmaking and classification society DNV GL. The CO2 Challenge aims to partner with start-ups and technology companies with systems capable of reducing a vessel’s CO2 emissions in line with international climate strategies and targets. Since the initiative was launched in June 2018, it has received some 70...

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Cruise Ship Naming Ceremony Planned for Nor-Shipping 2019

By MarEx 2018-09-17 18:07:20

Nor-Shipping and Viking are promising visitors to Oslo a night to remember on 6 June 2019, with a spectacular naming ceremony party for Viking Jupiter. The 47,800 gt Fincantieri built vessel, the latest addition to Viking’s growing fleet, will be celebrated with a public concert in front of Oslo’s imposing town hall, overlooking the city’s bustling harbour. The concert, which will be complimentary for all, will feature a range of as yet unnamed international and Norwegian stars.  Nor-Shipping 2019, Your Arena for...

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V.Group Appoints New Non-Executive Director

By MarEx 2018-09-17 17:33:58

Graham Westgarth joins the Board of V.Group with more than 47 years’ maritime experience covering almost every shipping sector. For the previous 30 years, he has held a range of senior executive roles with companies including GasLog Limited, Teekay Corporation and Maersk UK. During this period, he also held a number of industry roles, most notably as Chairman of INTERTANKO, a position he held for five years. Based on his industry level...

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