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.
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.
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.
Statoil orders extensive KONGSBERG technology delivery for Johan Sverdrup field worth approximately 200 mill NOK
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
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.
Damen Shipyards Group is launching a new vessel type in its ASD Tug series. The ASD Tug 2913 has been designed primarily as a highly manoeuvrable, powerful tug, ideally suited for busy harbours where space is limited.
Dubai Trade, the premier cross-border trade facilitator, has announced that Dar Al Takaful PJSC, the UAE Islamic insurance company is now live on its Tradeshield platform. Customers of Tradeshield can obtain insurance services from Dar Al Takaful as an additional insurance provider alongside ADNIC, RSA, Noor Takaful and Oman Insurance.
Modal Training, the first organisation in the UK to offer integrated, multimodal logistics training, has invested in a full suite of advanced ship, offshore vessel, engine room and radar simulators from Kongsberg Maritime, a global leader in marine training technology.
Churchill Drilling Tools, a specialist engineering company delivering market-leading drilling solutions to the global oil and gas industry, has launched its HyPR HoleSaver in the Middle East.
The ‘Marine Technology and Services Sector Role in the Blue Economy’ day-long conference at Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016, in the ExCeL conference centre in London, UK) on 15 March 2016 will explore the latest trends in ocean observing, viewed through the lens of the ‘Blue Economy’.
Confirming earlier reports, Iranian shipbuilder ISOICO has entered into an MoU with Russian shipyard Krasnye Barrikady (“Red Barricades”) for rig construction cooperation and technology transfer.