Technology

  • COSCO to build Wärtsilä BWMS

    Wärtsilä has signed an agreement enabling COSCO (Weihai) Shipbuilding Marine Technology Company (WECOSCO) to build its Aquarius electrochlorination (EC) ballast water management system (BWMS) under license.

  • Technology, costly fossil fuels aiding grid parity

    Grid parity appears set to be a reality of the near future globally. United Arab Emirates claims to have started producing solar energy at costs equal to power it generates using oil and gas. WAM, the official news agency of UAE, has reported the development.

  • Marine Energy - WORLD PANORAMA

    Meeting the basic energy needs of the world's population is a major challenge for contemporary society. The emergence of developing countries, population growth and the increasing scarcity of fossil fuel resources mean that renewable energy has become the priority in the energy transition race. 

  • Float-Over Topside Installation using Dynamic...

    Lifting method with crane barge has been a common concept for the installation of a topside offshore platform onto jacket. However, the increasing weight of topside and high costs for crane barges has led designers to consider the Float-Over method as an alternative

  • Using Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement (UTML) for...

    Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement (UTM) is used to measure the thickness of steel , aluminum and other materials where only one side of the material is accessible to the surveyor. Typically the measurements are taken of the hull structure in order to determine if the material is excessively corroded by comparing the original thickness to the current one. 

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DNV GL reveals top ten cyber security vulnerabilities for the oil and gas industry

With the exploitation of new cost-effective operational concepts, use of digital technologies and increased dependence on cyber structures, the oil and gas industry is exposed to new sets of vulnerabilities and threats. Cyber-attacks have grown in stature and sophistication, making them more difficult to detect and defend against, and costing companies increasing sums of money to recover from.

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OmniAccess CEO: Satellite Tech the Hold up for Greater Maritime Growth

OmniAccess CEO Bertrand Hartman sees the need for satellite technology to increase in capability in order to keep pace with the runaway demand for connectivity on the seas. The company, which provides satellite connectivity primarily for the yachting sector, is interested in seeing developments across the industry ecosystem that will help keep pace with the demand for broadband among customers.

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