Tag: Singapore

Seahawk opens fuel analysis hub in Singapore
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Seahawk opens fuel analysis hub in Singapore

US-headquartered Seahawk Services has announced that it is now offering marine fuel analysis and bunker quantity and investigation surveys from a new base in Singapore. The company is also planning to open a fuel testing lab at the global bunkering hub by Q3 2019. The company is focussing on extending its global reach with the...

Wilhelmsen and Airbus complete drone delivery pilot
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Wilhelmsen and Airbus complete drone delivery pilot

Wilhelmsen and Airbus have delivered a variety of small items to working vessels at anchorage via drone technology as part of a drone pilot project in Singapore. Lifting off from Marina South Pier in Singapore with 3D printed consumables from Wilhelmsen’s onshore 3D printing micro-factory, the Airbus Skyways drone navigated autonomously along pre-determined ‘aerial-corridors’ in...

Synergy Group takes delivery of ULCV
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Synergy Group takes delivery of ULCV

Singapore-based ship manager Synergy Group has taken delivery of an ultra large container vessel (ULCV) newbuild, constructed by Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding. Ever Gifted, a 20,000+ TEU containership will be operated as part of Evergreen Line’s Far East-North Europe & Mediterranean service. The vessel is one of the largest containerships in service worldwide. The ULCV...

Methanol for marine applications tested in Singapore
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Methanol for marine applications tested in Singapore

The Methanol Institute (MI) is backing a project at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore to evaluate methanol as a marine fuel in Asia. The first of the two-phase project includes desktop and bench-testing a methanol-powered engine in the GreenPilot program in Gothenburg, Sweden. The GreenPilot project aims to demonstrate the use of methanol...

Contaminated fuel found in Singapore
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Contaminated fuel found in Singapore

Contaminated marine fuel has entered the Singapore bunker fuel supply chain, reports Reuters. Ports in the US Gulf have recently suffered from contaminated fuel, but marine fuel surveyor and consulting firm Maritec confirmed that the issue has spread to Singapore. Contaminated fuel leads to clogged pipes, blocked fuel filters, and sludging problems, contributing to engine...