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Liebherr Expands All-electric Heavy Lift Ship Crane Series

Liebherr expands heavy-lift ship crane portfolio with new 800-tons crane. Image courtesy Liebherr

Driven by the growth in the size of wind turbines, Liebherr's all-electric heavy lift crane series is being expanded with an 800-tons crane. "The new cranes follow on from a long tradition and decades of experience in building ship cranes. The first ship crane was delivered by Liebherr in 1958. The

ABS, DOE to examine Nuclear Energy for Commerical Maritime

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded ABS a contract to research barriers to the adoption of advanced nuclear propulsion on commercial vessels.The $800,000 research project – awarded by the DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy last year and formally contracted through its U.S. Industry

Marlink Debuts Sealink 60 VSAT Service

Marlink unveiled Sealink 60, a Ku-band VSAT service designed for smaller merchant, offshore and fishing vessels. Image courtesy Marlink

Marlink unveiled Sealink 60, a Ku-band VSAT service designed for smaller merchant, offshore and fishing vessels, designed to provide flexible, regional connectivity to vessels seeking to upgrade from L-band services.“The introduction of Sealink 60 marks a further evolution of Marlink’s VSAT services,

Tech File: Containership Major Adopts Container FiFi System Fleetwide

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A.P. Moller - Maersk will equip its fleet with the HydroPen firefighting system from Viking Life-Saving Equipment.With fires inside containers on fully laden containerships remaining a major security risk for the industry, A.P. Moller - Maersk has opted to adopt HydroPen, which is designed for direct

Battery-Electric Surge: ESS Scales Up in Maritime

Battery friendly: the DC set-up aboard an ESS-equipped VARD vessel. Image courtesy Vard

Ask the right government department in any G7 state and you’ll find funding to put battery power for your vessel. Beyond funds, new battery makers and system integrators are ironing out safety issues, and a growing number of giga-sized cell factories offer hope that costs will fall for marine energy storage, as ESS choice grows.

ZIM Invests in Tracking Solutions Company Hoopo

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Israeli shipping company ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. said it has invested in Hoopo Systems Ltd., a provider of tracking solutions for unpowered assets, as the firm sets out to develop a first-of-its-kind tracking solution for dry containers.New York-listed ZIM announced Friday that it invested $5.

Miros' WaveSystem for Subsea 7's Petrobras-bound Offshore Vessel Trio

  Subsea 7 pipelay support vessels (PLSV) Seven Waves, Seven Rio and Seven Sun. Image credit: Subsea 7

Subsea 7 has awarded Miros Group agreements to install its internet of things (IoT) dry-sensor WaveSystem on three of its pipelay support vessels, ti deliver accurate wave measurements via Miros' cloud-based graphical user interface (GUI) part of three 3-year contracts and project requirements

New Intellian Antenna aims to Improve Live TV Reception on Vessels

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Intellian Technologies announced its new t-Series and s-Series antennas to enhance the live television (TV) experience for those onboard maritime vessels.The new t-Series antennas, available from September onwards, will leverage improved technology to elevate the user and customer experience. Featuring

New Coal Carrier Enters Domestic Coastal Service for JERA

Seventh from left in front row; Masato Mizutani, executive officer, head of fuel operation management group of JERA
Fifth from left in front row; Nobuhiro Kashima, managing executive officer of NYK
*Face masks were removed immediately prior to the photo. (Photo courtesy NYK)

On July 31, the coal carrier Ushio, which NYK had ordered from Honda Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. was delivered at the Saiki Shipyard. A naming ceremony was attended by Masato Mizutani, executive officer, head of fuel operation management group of JERA Co., Inc.; Nobuhiro Kashima, managing executive officer of NYK; and a number of related parties.

New InmarsatSatellite Reaches Geostationary Orbit, Testing Begins

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I-6 F1, Inmarsat's most sophisticated commercial communications satellite\, has reached geostationary orbit and begun on-orbit testing, Carrying both L-band and Ka-band payloads, I-6 F1 will deliver a further enhancement of Inmarsat’s ELERA and Global Xpress networks respectively.The satellite, the size of a London double-decker bus,

ABB Intends to Spin Off Its Turbocharging Business

Björn Rosengren, Chief Executive Officer of ABB. Copyright ABB

ABB announced its intention to spin off Accelleron (formerly ABB Turbocharging) turbocharging division, by way of a dividend in kind of Accelleron Industries Ltd’s shares to ABB’s shareholders. Accelleron’s listing on SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich is planned for October 3, 2022, and is subject to, among others,

Technip Energies, X1 Wind, Partners to Deliver Important Floating Wind Project

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The European Commission has chosen Technip Energies, X1 Wind, and a consortium of ten international entities, to deliver the NextFloat project, a program aimed at accelerating industrial-scale floating wind.NextFloat project's main objectives are to demonstrate a competitive, sustainable, and integrated

Maritime Training in the Philippines: Kongsberg Digital Sings MoU with MARINA

Photo: Senior Vice President Maritime Simulation, Kongsberg Digital, Morten Hasaas and VAdm Robert A. Empedrad AFP (Ret), Maritime Industry Authority in the Philippines, MARINA under the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding in the Philippines. Next to them we have the two Key Witness, Engr Ephrem S. Dela Cerna Jr., President of Seaversity Incorporated (to the left of Hasaas) and Ms. Sonia B. Malaluan, OIC-Deputy Administrator for Planning for MARINA (to the right of VAdm Empedrad)

Norway-based Kongsberg Digital (KDI) and Maritime Industry Authority in the Philippines (MARINA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU). According to Kongsberg, the MOU represents a significant milestone for innovation and transformation in maritime training in the Philippines,"Kongsberg

World's Biggest Containership, Ever Alot, to fly the Panama Ship Registry Flag

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The Panama Ship Registry has added Ever Alot to its fleet, touted as the world’s biggest container ship and the first to break the 24,004 TEU mark. Panama has 18 of the world’s 20 largest container ships in terms of TEUs.The vessel is mammoth at 400 x 61.5 m, launched at the end of June

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