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Offshore Lighting Solutions Firm Glamox Buys Luminell

Credit: Luminell (File Photo)

Glamox, a supplier of lighting solutions to the marine and offshore markets, has signed an agreement to acquire the Norwegian company Luminell Group AS.Established in 2010, Luminell develops and provides floodlights, searchlights, and lighting controls in the marine and offshore lighting market. "Together,

Shipbuilding: HII Celebrates 154 Apprentice School Grads

About 154 graduates of The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding were honored during graduation exercises on April 17, 2021. Due to COVID 19, the ceremony was held outdoors at the Hampton Roads Convention Center to ensure the safety of all graduates and guests, as well as event staff. Photo by Ashley Cowan/HII

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) hosted commencement exercises on Saturday, April 17, 2021, for 154 graduates of the company’s Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding. Due to the COVID-19 environment, and in an effort to keep all employees, staff, graduates and their guests safe,

Maritime Digitalizaton: The Electronic Lookout

Vessel safety will benefit with technology enhancing the bridge lookout. Image credit ABB

Evidence mounts that vessel safety will benefit with technology enhancing the bridge lookout.Maritime safety regulations have – and for valid reasons – traditionally been strict and have often developed in ways that could hold up innovation. Almost two decades after the remedy of ‘goal-based’

AST Partners with the Liberian Registry for Iridium GMDSS

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Maritime satellite communications solutions provider Applied Satellite Technology (AST) is partnering with The Liberian Registry as the first authorized service provider of the Iridium Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) for Liberian flagged vessels.As a Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) convention recognized system,

Total, Siemens Energy Partner Up to Cut LNG Related Emissions

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French energy major Total and Siemens Energy have signed a technical collaboration agreement to study sustainable solutions for CO2 emissions reduction. The collaboration will focus on natural gas liquefaction facilities and associated power generation. "Each partner will bring together their best-in-class

Meyer Werft Opens Automated Shipyard Logistics Center

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German shipbuilder Meyer Werft said it has commenced operations in its new automated shipyard logistics center, enabling the flow of goods to be managed completely automatically and bundled into one place.The investment in the new center with its fully automated high-bay warehouse for 25,000 storage

Marlink Gets OK to Acquire ITC Global from Panasonic

Caption: As part of the Marlink Group, ITC Global will mainly focus on energy and high-end customers who demand specific and complex managed network solutions.

Maritime connectivity and IT solutions provider Marlink Group has obtained final regulatory approvals to acquire 100% of ITC Global from Panasonic. "The Marlink and ITC Global management teams are preparing for a swift closing of the transaction in the coming weeks, while remaining fully focused

ABS Grants Its Software Quality Management Notation for OOS Serooskerke Semi-sub

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The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted its Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM) notation to OOS Serooskerke one of the world’s largest semi-submersible, heavy-lift crane platforms.The ABS Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM) notation recognizes OOS' risk-based

Tech File: Naval Postgraduate School Adds Xerox ElemX 3D Printer

Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently installed Xerox’s ElemX 3D Liquid Metal Printer in the Large Experiment Annex at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS).  NPS is the first site to receive installation of this new technology. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lenny Weston/RELEASED)

The Navy is a step closer to achieving the vision of being able to fabricate parts on demand. Xerox and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) have announced a strategic research collaboration to advance 3D printing and additive manufacturing.As part of a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between NPS and Xerox,

Kelvin Hughes SharpEye Radar for pair of Polish Navy Minehunters

Kelvin Hughes Mk11 SharpEye Radar (Source: Hensoldt UK)

Hensoldt UK announcde the supply of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 X Band SharpEye navigation radars to two Polish Navy Kormoran II-class minehunters. ORP Albatros and ORP Mewa were built by Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. shipyard in Gdańsk, Poland.Installed in conjunction with an OSI Maritime Systems integrated navigation bridge system,

Panama Canal Authority Taps Kongsberg for New Navigation Simulators

K-Sim Navigation ship’s bridge simulators are used by the Panama Canal Authority to ensure maximum realism in training scenarios for building crew and operator sea skills - Credit: Kongsberg Digital

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP), which manages the 82 kilometers long Panama Canal that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, has awarded Kongsberg Digital a contract to upgrade and extend the K-Sim Navigation simulators based in SIDMAR; the Center for Simulation, Research and Maritime Development of the Panama Canal Authority.

Liberian Registry Introduces Online Services for Seafarers

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The Liberian Registry has unveiled two new online platforms that aim to give seafarers easier access to apply for documents and credentials, and for taking Liberian license and upgrade examinations.  The first platform is designed to allow seafarers to directly apply online for their seafarer documents

Video: Intellian’s v45C Antenna Approved for Intelsat FlexMaritime Network

The new compact v45C antenna is Intellian's smallest to date. (Image: Intellian)

Intellian's newly-launched compact v45C antenna has been qualified for operation on the Intelsat FlexMaritime High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service, delivering global connectivity to customers in the smallest package available to date.Satellite communications services provider Intelsat released the

BW Group, Miros Enter JV Aimed at Fuel-Saving, Emission Reduction

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BW Group and Miros are launching Miros Mocean, a joint venture to provide the shipping industry with a new standard in vessel performance optimization. Miros Mocean is aimed at filling the void identified by BW Group and Miros, aiming to provide "unprecedented data accuracy into the operating conditions of a vessel,

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