Tag: <span>Marine Technology</span>

ClassNK releases guidelines for 3D printing
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ClassNK releases guidelines for 3D printing

ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) that summarise the approval requirements for metallic marine equipment by additive manufacturing technology as part of its effort to meet the industry’s demand for a third-party certification for marine equipment manufactured with an advanced technology. Additive manufacturing technology is a method for manufacturing by laminating...

IMO-EU maritime technology cooperation centre Network project extended
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IMO-EU maritime technology cooperation centre Network project extended

A key project to support the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping in developing countries through regional maritime technology cooperation centres has been extended to March 2022. This will allow this strategic project to continue its decarbonisation pilot projects and training and work towards financial sustainability in the longer term. The Global MTCC...

ZeroNorth adds market rate information to Optimise software
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ZeroNorth adds market rate information to Optimise software

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth and shipping data provider the Baltic Exchange have announced a new partnership which makes the Baltic Exchange’s comprehensive market rate information available in Optimise. The collaboration specifically allows Baltic Exchange members and customers to access Baltic Exchange’s market information in ZeroNorth’s Optimise software platform, powering greater operational decision-making. Optimise will now...

NAPA joins Finnish Clean Propulsion Technologies consortium
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NAPA joins Finnish Clean Propulsion Technologies consortium

NAPA has announced its participation in the Clean Propulsion Technologies project (CPT), a consortium led by the University of Vaasa that aims to develop radically new low-carbon solutions across global transport sectors. NAPA will apply its technical expertise to further enable methods to model and optimise total energy consumption on the two-year project. Funded by...

Pilot-assist product that uses autonomous tech gets ready for launch
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Pilot-assist product that uses autonomous tech gets ready for launch

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics and New Zealand-based HamiltonJet have signed an agreement to develop a new pilot-assist product that utilises computer vision and autonomous command and control technologies to move waterjet vessels. By combining the capabilities of Sea Machines’ autonomy platform with HamiltonJet propulsion systems and vessel controls, the partners will be able to offer...

FELZ Marine opts for Royston electronic fuel management systems
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FELZ Marine opts for Royston electronic fuel management systems

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed work with Singapore-based FELZ Marine to provide new electronic fuel management systems for two newbuild vessels. The work involved the supply and commissioning of enginei systems, featuring onboard (human machine interface (HMI) and a specially configured remote platform, for the new 28m length fast crew and surfer...

DNV awards AiP to DSME for rotor sail system
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DNV awards AiP to DSME for rotor sail system

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV for the DSME rotor sail system, an eco-friendly ship technology applicable to large oil tankers and LNG carriers. The approved rotor sail system is one of the next-generation fuel-saving eco-friendly auxiliary propulsion technologies. A rotor sail system incorporates the installation...

Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise
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Uptake of ammonia-fuelled vessels on the rise

The Getting to Zero Coalition’s updated Mapping of Zero Emission Pilots and Demonstration Projects uncovers emerging trends, sees a strong climb in the number of identified projects as well as increased activities in Asia. The uptake of zero emission pilots and demonstration projects is a fundamental component of the maritime industry’s transition to zero emission...

Chugoku expands portfolio of Selektope containing antifouling
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Chugoku expands portfolio of Selektope containing antifouling

Selektope, the antifouling technology developed by Swedish biotechnology company I-Tech, will be a major component in hull coating manufacturer Chugoku Marine Paints’ (CMP) new domestic marine coating range as well as in a new product for the Japanese leisure boat market. I-Tech’s long-term partner, CMP, has integrated Selektope into two new antifouling paint products designed...

BV issues rules for wind propulsion systems
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BV issues rules for wind propulsion systems

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released new-generation classification rules for wind propulsion systems. These rules will help support and drive the development of zero carbon propulsion options for modern ships. The new Bureau Veritas rule notation for Wind Propulsion Systems (WPS) – NR 206, builds on pre-existing BV rules released in 1987. Now two new notations...

ZeroNorth integrates voyage optimisation software with Veson Nautical platform
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ZeroNorth integrates voyage optimisation software with Veson Nautical platform

Maritime technology company ZeroNorth and software developer Veson Nautical have signed a new strategic product partnership that will allow ZeroNorth’s vessel optimisation software, Optimise, to integrate with the Veson IMOS Platform (VIP). The integration will enable a seamless transfer of data for joint customers. The native data integration will provide VIP users with tramp ships...