Digital chaplaincy support service launched for seafarers

Seafarers can now chat to a chaplain online thanks to a new digital chaplaincy service launched yesterday (Monday) by The Mission to Seafarers. Recognising that crew members need more remote support, the charity, working closely in partnership with the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA), has launched an online ‘Chat to a Chaplain’ messenger service which […]

Ballast water technology adapted to kill coronavirus on surfaces

A company which produces a ballast water treatment system (BWTS) says it will have a surface disinfection system that kills coronavirus ready by the end of May. French-based BIO-UV Group, which makes the BIO-SEA BWTS, says the ultra-violet light technology used to kill the invasive species found in ships’ ballast water tanks can be used […]

LOC Digital launches 3D Digital Inspection offering

International marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has launched new technology which will enable remote advanced surveying by drones. The surveying by drone and ROV (underter drone) will involve survey data results being collated and reproduced in 3D imagery, using high resolution visual, thermal, LIDAR and SONAR imaging, to create a virtual walkthrough of vessels […]

Mackay Marine opens in the U.A.E.

Mackay Marine has announced the opening of its newest marine electronics service centre in Fujairah, U.A.E. Mackay Marine–UAE provides Comm & Nav electronics sales and service to vessels in ports throughout the U.A.E., including Fujairah, Jebel Ali, Dubai, Sharjah, Port Saeed, Khorkakkan, etc., as well as service ships in Dry Dock in Oman and Dubai. […]