Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company has verified continuous operation of the main engine in all load ranges, by increasing the output of the engine’s auxiliary blower motor. Generally, the main engine of an ocean shipping vessel takes air into the combustion chamber using an auxiliary blower for…
Gusto BV has specified seawater lift pumps and electric fire pumps from Hamworthy for installation on board the Cidade de Paraty floating production and storage offshore (FPSO) vessel, due for delivery into Brazilian waters in 2013.
DNV’s Business Assurance division in Japan is forming a strategic alliance through a capital tie-up with Japan Audit and Certification Organization for Environment and Quality (JACO).
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a method that uses aluminum and a liquid alloy to extract hydrogen from seawater to run engines in boats and ships. The new technology, which represents a potential replacement for gasoline and diesel fuel in marine applications, helps generate hydrogen that could be fed directly to an internal combustion engine.
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has announced the winner of this year’s Science Prize, an annual initiative to celebrate and reward excellence in science teaching.
I have added some information on a ship monitoring and control system. You will find it under “ship” in the main menu!
Competing against a select field of contenders which included banking behemoth HSBC and top shipping law firm Holman Fenwick Willan LLP, DNVPS clinched the award on Thursday, Oct 7, for its quality practices and contributions to promoting the highest standards in marine fuel management. The accolade capped a year of intense lobbying by DNVPS during…
More people are getting their news from the internet as it is a quick and good solution on keeping yourself updated. Especially when sailors are at see or if you are on the road representing an equipment manufacturer the best way is on the web. Below I have listed 9 good sites to keep you posted!
GDF SUEZ considers Asia as a core development region for its LNG business, with strong growth prospects and new supply potential. GDF SUEZ is the only European utility with the flexibility in its natural gas portfolio to divert volumes to the Asian market, as accomplished with the CNOOC transaction.
It´s been reported that the European Commission is to is being urged to do more to improve conditions at ports to ensure that containers are correctly weighed and stowed before ships head to sea due to the fact that more than 2,000 shipping containers are believed to be lost overboard every year. MEPs are expected to call…