Technology

  • 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.

  • How technology can enhance ship crew quality?

    By Capt. Anwar Buftain

    Maritime transport is essential to the world’s economy as it is by far the most cost-effective way to move en masse goods and raw materials around the world. Over 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea, which is why quality manpower supply is the most important factor driving sustainability in maritime transport.

  • ‘Oceangoing fully autonomous ships in next 15...

    The technology revolution taking place on land with the advent of driverless vehicles also looks set to transform sea transport. In the near future, we are likely to see some large vessels – whether remotely piloted or fully autonomous ships – navigating oceans with nobody on board.

  • New fireboat for Amsterdam Fire Department

    The City of Amsterdam Fire Department has taken delivery of its new firefighting vessel: the ‘Jan van der Heyde IV’. C-Job Naval Architects provided the concept design for the 17.6-metre vessel. Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld performed detailed design, engineering and vessel construction.

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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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