Tag: <span>Operations</span>

Low sulphur fuel adds $20,000 to annual ship operation costs
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Low sulphur fuel adds $20,000 to annual ship operation costs

The introduction of rules last year to reduce ship sulphur emissions is resulting in a significant hike in operational expenditure for ship managers, with the use of low and very low sulphur fuel potentially resulting in system and engine damage, says Sacha Cornell, fleet manager at Norbulk Shipping.  Speaking recently during a webinar organised by trade...

Shell Marine expands Shipcare network
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Shell Marine expands Shipcare network

Shell Marine has increased the availability of its Shell Shipcare range – a portfolio of shipping maintenance products and solutions that allows shipowners to care for their vessels and manage their fleets in a more convenient and cost-effective manner. First launched at the Port of Singapore last year, the Shell Shipcare portfolio is now available...

Emerson’s AVENTICS joystick system optimises vessel manoeuvring
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Emerson’s AVENTICS joystick system optimises vessel manoeuvring

Emerson Industrial Automation has modified its AVENTICS Marex 3D Joystick system for easy integration into existing vessels. The joystick enables single-handed operation of yachts, speedboats and pleasure craft, and provides the user with precision, for stress-free and safe manoeuvres. Optional dynamic positioning features are also included.  Docking vessels can be challenging. In narrow spaces, the...

Verifavia celebrates 10-year anniversary milestone
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Verifavia celebrates 10-year anniversary milestone

Verifavia, the emissions verification company for aviation and shipping and provider of hazardous materials preparation and maintenance services is marking a milestone this month as it celebrates achieving partnerships with more than 400 clients across the world and reaching its 10-year anniversary. The company has taken responsibility for Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) services for...

SEA Europe supports project to identify gaps in technology skills
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SEA Europe supports project to identify gaps in technology skills

The Shipyards’ and Maritime Equipment Association of Europe (SEA Europe) has welcomed the signing of the EU-funded project Futureproof Skills for the Maritime Transport Sector (SkillSea), which will develop strategies to identify and meet future skills’ requirements in maritime. SEA Europe will partner SkillSea, offering technological expertise and knowledge to identify and analyse gaps in...

BV issues LNG-FSRU conversion notation
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BV issues LNG-FSRU conversion notation

Bureau Veritas has issued new notations and guidelines for the construction and conversion of existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers to floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) and floating LNG gas storage units (FSUs). According to BV, floating gas terminals provide operational flexibility, reduce timescales from concept to operation, and improve cost effectiveness of storing and...