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Vessel Powered by ABB Azipod® Propulsion Reaches North Pole

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-23 15:30:59

With its superior performance in the harshest of ice conditions, Azipod® propulsion has become an industry standard for icegoing vessels, enabling vessels to cross the Northern Sea route independently. In late August 2019, Azipod® propulsion has made history, driving a Norwegian Coast Guard icebreaker all the way to the North Pole. In another historical debut, KV Svalbard became the first Norwegian vessel to sail to the ‘top of the world’. KV Svalbard, built in 2001 and equipped...

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Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to Build LNG Barge for East Coast Route

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-22 22:00:51

NorthStar Midstream, a portfolio company of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., is pleased to announce the formation of Polaris New Energy (“PNE”), a marine transportation company focused on the transportation and distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) along the coastal and inland waterways of the United States. NorthStar has executed an agreement with Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to build a 5,400 cubic meter (CBM), with the ability to potentially construct two sister barges, for coastwise transportation of LNG. Utilizing...

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Damen Wins UX Design Award for Human Machine Interface for Tugs

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-22 21:55:59

Damen Shipyards Group has won an award for the Human Machine Interface that it has been developing over the past two years for its Next Generation Tug Series. The UX Design Awards are intended to honour innovative solutions that add value to applications, technologies and services through positive experiences, thereby strengthening people's abilities, enabling novel applications and facilitating access to new fields of knowledge. The Human Machine Interface (HMI) developed by Damen in partnership with VanBerlo has won a Product...

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Survival Specialists Collaborate on Constant Wear Lifejacket

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-22 17:25:49

A recent collaboration between two industry-leading safety equipment specialists shows what can be achieved when companies share their knowledge and expertise. Together, Survitec and Marine Rescue Technologies’ (MRT) have created a lifejacket that accommodates and complements a range of MRT personal locator beacons (PLB) and takes advantage of the two companies’ knowledge in their respective fields. Both companies have a long and respected history – MRT has 40 years’ experience in designing man overboard safety systems. While Survitec, with its...

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GPK Marine Installs MPMWin on New Jack Up Barge

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-22 16:49:17

U.K. based Marine Software Ltd have recently supplied GPK Marine Management Services with MPMWin - Marine Planned Maintenance for their latest managed new build Liftboat. Built in 2019, this 92 meter ABS classed self-propelled Jack Up Barge is driven by 2 x 2000 Kw electric motors and includes 97 meter legs with a 40 meter beam. Cargo handling also incorporates 2 x 190T/20T cranes. Whilst MPMWin will be locally installed to work off-line, database replication to central office is automated...

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To the left, Paul Gilkison, Area Sales Manager, Kongsberg Digital and to the right Michael van Balen, Principal of AMC.

Australian Maritime College and KONGSBERG Eye VR Training

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-21 18:07:22

Kongsberg Digital AS has cemented its long-standing position as the primary supplier of simulation software and hardware to the Australian Maritime College (AMC), with the recent confirmation of a new Long-Term System Support Program (LTSSP). Kongsberg Digital Area Sales Manager Paul Gilkison and AMC principal Michael van Balen signed the agreement – the third successive five-year contract between the two parties – on Thursday, August 8 at the AMC’s Newnham campus in Launceston. Kongsberg Digital simulators are the platform of...

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Solar Solve Enjoys a Cruise and Ferry-Good Summer

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-21 17:57:39

Between May and July of this year South Shields, U.K. based Solar Solve Marine dispatched consignments of their brand-leading SOLASOLV and ROLASOLV products to 20 locations world-wide, that were to be installed on cruise ships and ferries. Two thirds of the orders were for SOLASOLV Type Approved roller sunscreen products that are installed at the navigation bridge windows to protect the vessel’s personnel against heat and glare from the sun or alternatively the cold air and glare from frost and...

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SCHOTTEL Propulsion Systems Part of Norled’s Path Towards Green Future

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-21 17:46:57

SCHOTTEL is proud to be part of Norled’s path towards a green future: the German propulsion expert has recently secured a contract to provide propulsion units for three newly built hybrid ferries under construction at Sembcorp Marine, Singapore. Each of the double ended Ro-Pax ferries will be equipped with two SCHOTTEL EcoPellers® type SRE 340 FP. The vessels will be driven by an innovative battery/diesel electric hybrid system and will be operated during their transits by green battery power. Once...

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Scotload Launches Global Shipping via Online Store

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-20 22:00:18

Load monitoring specialists Scotload – part of James Fisher and Sons plc – has launched global shipping through its online store: Scotload-direct.com. This enables customers to order load cells quickly and easily, delivering high-end solutions to any location straight off the shelf.  With customer experience at front of mind, the site now provides real-time stock status updates. Customers can browse the company’s range of SmartLoad® load cells, check orders and benefit from exclusive online pricing across the product range. Answering the...

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ExxonMobil Confirms Availability of Cylinder Oil for 0.50% Sulfur Fuel

By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-20 21:58:49

ExxonMobil has announced its new 40BN cylinder oil, Mobilgard™ 540, will be available from 2 September 2019. The lubricant has been specifically formulated for use with 0.50% sulphur fuels that comply with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020 emission regulations and meets the requirements of OEMs, MAN ES and WinGD. Mobilgard 540 will be available from launch in major ports around the world including Hong Kong, Singapore, Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam. It will also be offered at additional locations through...

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