Høglund lands automation contracts in LNG and chemical tanker sectors

Høglund Marine Automation, the global marine automation expert, has announced two new contracts that showcase the increasing value the shipping industry is placing on dedicated automation partnerships. Bringing its expertise to bear on new segments and new challenges, Høglund has secured contracts to supply automation systems for an LNG bunker vessel operated by Bernhard Schulte, […]

Sembcorp Marine wins Outstanding Maritime R&D and Technology Award at Singapore International Maritime Awards 2017

Sembcorp Marine today (Tuesday) received the Outstanding Maritime R&D and Technology Award at the Singapore International Maritime Awards 2017 (IMA 2017) for its highly energy-efficient and environment-friendly ballast water treatment solution. The Semb-Eco LUV, a non-chemical and byproduct-free ballast water management system, combines filtration, ultraviolet radiation and patented biofouling control technology to effectively destroy invasive […]

Costly bilge water non-compliance is subject of new Alfa Laval white paper

Alfa Laval, the global provider of specialised products and engineering solutions within the key technology areas of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling, today (Tuesday) announced the availability of a new white paper, Bilge water compliance issues. The white paper calls for a marine industry review of the current bilge water regulatory environment and the […]

Ventis and OSM form JV for ‘K’ Line LNG vessel crewing

Ventis and OSM have signed a joint venture agreement to provide Filipino crew to “K” Line’s entire LNG fleet . Speaking at the meeting in Manila last Tuesday, Tommy Olofsen, Managing Director for OSM Crew Managemen, said: “Today marks a significant milestone in the relationship between “K” Line group and OSM, in that we have […]

Maritime London appoints new Chief Executive

Maritime London has appointed Jos Standerwick (pictured) as the new Chief Executive of Maritime London. Mr Standerwick is currently Director of Development and External Affairs at international maritime charity The Mission to Seafarers, an organisation with which many of the Members and Directors of Maritime London have a close relationship. He will take up his […]

World record lifeboat boarding

The very first full scale boarding test of the world’s largest lifeboat, PALFINGER MARINE’s new flagship for the cruise industry, landed the company a new world record. In 2015 Palfinger Marine won the impressive contract for delivery of 24 tenders, 12 lifeboats, 36 davits and six rescue boat stations to a series of cruise ships […]