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ShipServ Launches Monitoring, Analytics Tool

Photo: ShipServ

ShipServ has launched of the ‘Supplier Performance Report’, the latest addition to its monitoring and analytics tools.   The Supplier Performance Report provides shipowners and managers using ShipServ with a host of key data on the procurement performance of every supplier that they use, enabling them to analyze trends,

Around the World in 49 Days

Fig.1. Sodebo Ultim arrives home after Thomas Coville’s record-breaking trip. (Photo Credit: Team Sodebo)

Global-Race Solo Sailor Is on Track with High Tech; Teledyne RDI’s DVL Equips Triumphant French Trimaran   On Christmas Day 2016, Thomas Coville completed a record-breaking trip. He sailed around the world in 49 days aboard Sodebo Ultim — a 32m French trimaran. Averaging 23 knots over the 27,000-mile course,

Deck Machinery: Five Stress Areas

(Photo: Klüber Lubrication)

Spotting deck equipment stresses where new lubricants bring relief   When you face various deck equipment challenges, making the right lubricant selection can help lower labor costs, extend the life of the equipment, improve safety and more.    The key is to identify deck equipment stresses, then apply the optimum lubricant solution.

Submarine Power Cables Protection

(Photo: Farinia Group)

Submarine power cables are largely deployed in various offshore renewable energy sources such as wind, wave and tidal installations to transfer power to shore, but also in oil and gas platforms and ocean science observatories. They ensure the power supply to remote areas and by connecting regional electrical

Assodivers Orders Winch from MacArtney

MacArtney 6 t umbilical winch (Photo: MacArtney)

Requiring a trenching umbilical winch for deployment of underwater equipment, Assodivers has placed an order with MacArtney for more winches.   The scope of supply of the order for Assodivers includes a trenching umbilical winch and an electric-optical slip ring. The winch is characterized by a self-contained,

ZF CEO Sommer Steps Down

From left: Former CEO Dr. Stefan Sommer with Dr. Konstantin Sauer (Photo: ZF)

ZF Friedrichshafen AG chief executive officer Dr. Stefan Sommer has left the company after five years at the head. Finance Board Member and CEO Deputy Representative, Dr. Konstantin Sauer, will fill in as CEO on an interim basis. The news follows the company's recent appointment of Dr.-Ing. Franz-Josef Paefgen as its new chairman.

Hai Cheung to Build SeaCure BWMS in China

From left: Ian Stentiford, Senior Vice President, Evoqua Electrocatalyitc; Charlie Wang, General Manager, Hai Cheung China; Randolph Zhang, President Infinitus Holding (Photo: Evoqua)

Evoqua Water Technologies has initiated the second phase of its partnership with Chinese marine equipment supplier Hai Cheung Trading Co. Ltd.   Marking another development to the partnership agreement between Evoqua Water Technologies and Chinese marine equipment supplier Hai Cheung Trading Co. Ltd.

Unique Multiple Corer for Project in Papua New Guinea

(Photo: OSIL)

A uniquely modified Multiple Corer has been shipped to Australia for use in a project in a remote location of Papua New Guinea.   The corer, produced by seabed sampling specialists Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL),  has been converted into a modular design to allow it to be transported by helicopter.

Wärtsilä, GTT Partner on LNG Solutions

The inside of a GTT cryogenic membrane tank. Photo: Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä and GTT finalized a cooperation agreement at the Marintec conference and exhibition in Shanghai, China on December 5.   The aim of the cooperation is to explore potential business opportunities in the marine sector in relation to liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage, fuel gas supply systems

Sea-Fire Relocates North American Headquarters

Sea-Fire Marine has relocated its North American corporate headquarters in Baltimore, Md. The new 30,000 sq. ft. facility provides Sea-Fire with the opportunity to optimize its space for enhanced efficiencies and to accommodate its recently added new equipment. "This move equips us with the foundation

Yanmar Acquires Flexofold

Flexofold manufactures low-drag folding propellers for sailboats and multihull yachts (Photo: Flexofold)

Yanmar said it has reached an agreement to acquire of 100 percent of the shares in Denmark based propeller manufacturer Flexofold ApS. With the acquisition Flexofold, which develops and manufactures low-drag folding propellers for sailboats and multihull yachts, Yanmar said it aims to strengthen its position in the recreational marine industry.

MSC Hires MacGregor to Upgrade 31 Vessels

Photo credit: MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company

 MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received orders to optimise the container carrying capabilities of 31 Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) vessels from six different ship series. The work is designed to optimise ships' cargo system productivity and earning potential. The orders were booked into Cargotec's

Wärtsilä 20 Diesel Engine Gets a Power Upgrade

The upgraded Wärtsilä 20 engine gaines added power from increased cylinder output of 220kW. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

An upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 20 diesel engine features greater power density thanks to increased cylinder output. The new engine will receive its officially launch at the Marintec conference and exhibition in Shanghai, China from December 5 to 8.   According to the manufacturer, the increased

MOL Rolls Out Total Residual Oxidants Instrument

Sensor Unit and Unit with pump. Image: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced commercialization of the Total Residual Oxidants (TRO) instrument "S.sensing WS," one of the major components of the Ballast Water Management System (BWMS).   TRO is developed by Kurita Water Industries with the cooperation of MOL's group company MOL Engineering Co.

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