Technology

  • New Maritime Satellite Communication Antenna Aids...

    Intellian Technologies, based in Seoul, South Korea, which produces maritime satellite communication antenna technology introduced the v65, a 60cm class Ku/Ka convertible satellite communications system at the recent Satellite 2017 show in Washington DC. The v65 is aimed at driving the adoption of new connectivity solutions in the mobility market by making access to both Ku and Ka band on the same antenna system simple and cost-effective.

  • Maritime Will Use Shipping2030 Europe And Green...

    There’s now less than three weeks to go until over 400 industry leaders from the world of maritime innovation, green technology and ground-breaking digitalisation will come together for GST Europe & Shipping2030 conferences. Taking place between 22-24 March, delegates will debate key issues including: digital models of doing business; smart and autonomous shipping and operations; green technology for cleaner air and water; how to guarantee a sustainable shipping industry.

  • ABS Publishes Advisory on Hybrid Electric Power...

    ABS has announced that, in an effort to provide "the critical information marine and offshore owners and operators need to make smarter decisions about energy generation and storage," the classification society has published the ABS Advisory on Hybrid Electric Power Systems.

  • Atlas unveils hitech coastal surveillance systems

    Atlas Telecom, a full service communications technology integration and security solutions company, has launched its breakthrough coastal surveillance and protection systems for UAE and GCC Security authorities at the ongoing International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Idex 2017) in Abu Dhabi.

  • World's First Purpose-built LNG Bunkering...

    ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation, and NYK have taken delivery of the world's first purpose built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd., at the Yeongdo shipyard in Busan, Korea. She will run on LNG for her maiden voyage, after a few days of loading LNG delivered by trucks at the shipyard.
     

  • Navico gets Vodafone clout

    Using the Vodafone Global Internet of Things (IoT) SIM, GoFree can provide vessel operators, fleet managers, and service technicians with the ability to monitor, log, transmit and report important vessel information in real-time.  

  • DNV GL ‘unlocks big data potential’ with Veracity...

    DNV GL Maritime chief executive officer Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen told a select group of journalists at a London media briefing that this was part of DNV GL’s efforts of modernising class. “We are entering a new and accelerated phase, and launching data platform Veracity, to unlock the potential of big data,” he said.

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EPAK EVOLUTION…A TECHNOLOGY THAT DELIVERS RELIABLE TV AND HIGH SPEED DATA ACCESS EVEN DURING HARSH WEATHER CONDITIONS AT SEA

Telecommunication systems rank very high on the list of critical parts on any vessel. Reliability is therefore of utmost importance. EPAK has long understood this and specializes in delivering most reliable, high quality systems that can sustain connectivity even during harsh conditions in the middle of the ocean. As supplier for the

German navy, EPAK products and services have to meet the highest requirements and at the same time be at the cutting edge of technological advancement.

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DNV GL excels in drone surveying

DNV GL surveyors have used a remotely piloted drone to inspect cargo holds on commercial vessels and Jack up Rigs. DNV GL is currently the only classification society offering official drone surveys that are credited as close up surveys 

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Launch of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Caribbean Region (MTCC-CA) at UTT

The historic launch of the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Caribbean Region (MTCC-CA) was held at the Chaguaramas Campus of The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) on March 8th, 2017. The Office of the MTCC-CA was unveiled by the Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education and Professor Kenneth S. Julien, (Emeritus), T.C., founding and current Chairman of the Board of Governors of UTT, who inaugurated the facility with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.

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Experts successfully test a novel oil spill cleanup technology

Tests conducted last week of a novel technology that can greatly accelerate the combustion of crude oil floating on water demonstrated its potential to become an effective tool for minimizing the environmental impact of future oil spills. Called the Flame Refluxer, the technology, developed by fire protection engineering researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) with funding from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), could make it possible to burn off spilled oil quickly while producing relatively low levels of air pollutants.

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