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Agreement Between GTT and DSEC

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 The leading global stakeholder in the shipping of liquefied natural gas (LNG) GTT and Korean DSEC, a renowned naval engineering company, have signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement for the construction of GTT membrane containment systems.   This deal strengthens both GTT and DSEC’s commercial offer.

Container Handling of the Future is Available Now

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Kalmar and Navis Enable ICTSI to Complete the World’s First Fully Automated Terminal.   Kalmar and Navis recently announced the delivery of the first OneTerminal automation solution to International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI) at the Port of Melbourne, Australia. That news brings

Finding Monsters on the Ocean Surface

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The study of extreme wave events in the ocean has become a popular area of research in recent years. Aside from seafarers, extreme waves impact coastal communities and are of great interest to marine renewable energy companies. This is particularly prevalent in the face of coastal erosion, rising sea

Coatings & Corrosion Control Take Center Stage

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Efficiency gains, CO2 reduction and invasive species drive development   Marine coatings increasingly are center stage, not simply to maintain the integrity of vessels, but as a means to make ship ops more efficient and environmentally benign. Maritime Reporter had questons, and two executives – Andreas

First Mobile MTU Gas Engines for Rederij Doeksen

The two catamarans are currently being built by Strategic Marine’s shipyard in Vietnam for the Dutch shipping company Doeksen. (Photo: Rolls-Royce)

The first two preproduction units of the new mobile MTU gas engine from Rolls-Royce have completed performance tests and were accepted by the customer at the beginning of December.   MTU delivered the first two of a total of four 16-cylinder Series 4000 gas engines, each with an output of 1,492 kW, for two new catamarans.

ABS Partnership Enhances Safety in Ghana’s Offshore Industry

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 ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, formed a joint venture with Notabene Classification Limited to offer regulatory and technical support services, including key classification services to the upstream oil and gas market in Ghana.    “This

World’s Largest Crane Vessel under Development

Developers OOS International and China Merchants Industry Holdings tout OOS Zeelandia as the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel (Image: OOS International)

Holding OOS International Group B.V. said it is working with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) to design and build what will be the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), OOS Zeelandia.   OOS unveiled the OOS Zeelandia during the EU-China Blue Industry Cooperation Forum in Shenzhen on December 8,

Aquabotix Debuts New Integra AUV/ROV

Aquabotix’s Integra AUV/ROV is designed for multiple underwater missions across several sectors. Photo: Aquabotix

UUV Aquabotix Ltd. debuts its second-generation hybrid underwater vehicle, the Integra AUV/ROV (autonomous underwater vehicle/remotely operated vehicle). Single-person deployable, portable and lithium ion battery-powered, the Integra AUV/ROV allows users to conduct multiple underwater missions, while

Sustainable Marine Energy’s Inshore Platform PLAT-I Powers Up

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On November 25th Edinburgh-based tidal energy technology developer Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) completed the installation of its game changing PLAT-I tidal energy system at Connel, near Oban in western Scotland.   The operation, including tow-out, was completed in under 5 hours using Green Marine’s multicat vessel Green Isle.

ShipServ Launches Monitoring, Analytics Tool

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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,

N-Sea Develops UXO Detection System

Roddy James, N-Sea Chief Operating Officer (Photo: N-Sea)

Subsea IMR provider N-Sea has launched Magsense, a vertical gradiometer array specifically designed for highly accurate Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) campaigns.   Developed in-house by N-Sea, the system has been designed to collect and record high resolution data in magnetically noisy subsea environments and hostile conditions,

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,

Denmark Calls for Regulation for Autonomous Ships

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 ​Maritime regulation should be made more flexible if it is to support the development of autonomous ships. A new report published by The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) identifies where changes in maritime regulation are needed.  The report will be used as a platform for the future effort of The Danish

China's Giant Floating Solar Plant Goes Live

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China's Three Gorges Group started producing power from a 150-megawatt floating solar plant in east China, the largest of its kind in the world, official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.   The solar power project in Huainan in Anhui province, developed by the new energy unit of state-run Three Gorges Group,

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