Equipment
MacGregor received equipment orders
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received deck machinery orders for four escort and four harbour tugboats from Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd in Hong Kong. The MacGregor winches have been specifically designed to maximise vessel performance by minimisin...
2018-12-11 08:49:04
Korval localizes cryogenic valves
A Korean control valve manufacturer Korval announced the successful localization of cryogenic valve products. Until recently Korean industry has been dependent on imports for FSRU-LNG high-pressure low-thermal control valves (900#-16”). Now ...
2018-12-11 08:33:07
Korean special steel approved by IMO
The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) has recently announced that the 'technical standard on the use of high manganese steel for LNG fuel tank' was approved through the 100th session of the IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), which was he...
2018-12-11 08:27:52
ABS and KOMERI to collaborate in LNG safety
In an industry first, ABS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute (KOMERI) to create a new facility dedicated to improving the safety of LNG as fuel. ABS and KOMERI will collaborate on researc...
2018-12-10 08:38:39
Busan to explain national financial supports
The Busan Marine Equipment Association (BMEA) has recently announced that the institute and Busan Metropolitan City will jointly hold a briefing session on the details of the Korean government's special loan program for domestic shipbuilding and ...
2018-12-10 08:31:26
GTT won SHI tank design deal
GTT has received an order from the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier (LNGC), on behalf of the Greek ship-owner Minerva. The tanks of this unit, used for the LNG transportation, w...
2018-12-07 08:48:17
MAN Cryo developed hydrogen fuel system
MAN Cryo, the wholly owned subsidiary of MAN Energy Solutions, has – in close cooperation with Fjord1 and Multi Maritime in Norway – developed a marine fuel-gas system for liquefied hydrogen. Multi Maritime’s hydrogen vessel design for F...
2018-12-07 08:47:05
EGCSA released critical statement against MPA
A scrubber association EGCSA released a critical statement on MPA’s recent decision to ban open-loop scrubbers on December 4. Following is the full text of the statement: The IMO legislated to introduce a 0.5 % sulphur cap for all shipping v...
2018-12-07 08:46:07
ABB floats ice-class ferry remotely
Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies With this historic trial in the Finnish capit...
2018-12-06 08:52:56
Owners switching to Alfa Laval PureBallast 3
UV ballast water treatment offers many advantages over electrochlorination. Yet there are also substantial differences between UV solutions. A growing number of customers, including MSC Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, are abandoning their ...
2018-12-06 08:51:52
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