Ten iphone apps for the mariner

Most people today would agree that the iphone is almost becoming a necessity (at least this is what I felt when I by accident forgot it). My guess is that it´s no different being at sea. I was looking for some interesting apps. on the subject and came across this post on another blogg. The author has made a list of ten interesting apps for your iphone if you are a mariner!

Wilhelmsen Ships Service opens in Vladivostok

Wilhelmsen Ships Service has opened its first warehouse in the Russian Federation. The warehouse is sited in Vladivostok, in the east of the country. The Vladivostok warehouse will enable the company to provide its range of products direct to customers in the far eastern region of the Russian Federation. At present the warehouse is just…

Cargotec secures orders worth EUR 80million

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 23 SEPTEMBER 2010 AT 10 AM (EEST) In August Cargotec confirmed contracts for 275 MacGregor cargo handling cranes with a total value of more than EUR 80 million. The cranes are destined for 72 ships on order at various shipyards in China and South Korea, comprising 64 bulk carriers and…

New dry scrubber technology proven in field

MAN Diesel & Turbo has signed a cooperation agreement with an eye on upcoming emission regulations with German company, Couple Systems, to bring clean and efficient engine technology to the market. As an environmental technology leader within the marine world, Couple Systems has developed and patented DryEGCS®, a dry-scrubbing system suitable for marine applications. Extensive…

Berg Propulsion wins six vessel order in Ukraine

21 September, 2010 – Berg Propulsion has secured a significant new reference in Ukraine covering installation of propulsion equipment on board six heavy-duty shallow draft pusher tugboats due delivery to grain trader and ship owner Nibulon S.A. The vessels, to be built at Ukraine’s Wadan Okean Shipyard, will be ice strengthened for operation in harsh…

Site updated – RoRo

Today RoRo type under ship types been added! Please check the site from time to time as the site will be updated gradually. One of the first things we plan to add is the products we will be distributing as the deals come through! The first is weighted blankets uk. Not many people know of…

MAN Diesel & Turbo presents new propeller

MAN Diesel & Turbo presents a new high-efficient VBS propeller generation on their stand in Hamburg. A VBS Mk 5 version of the Alpha Controllable Pitch Propellers, which has been developed on the basis of the industry’s state-of-the-art design tools combined with the company’s vast experience accumulated from more than 7,000 propellers. The new programme…

AIS (Automatic Identification System)

Dear Readers, during the weekend the site been updated with a AIS page for vessel tracking. Please see the main menu. AIS is a system that enables identification and tracking of ships. It identifies the ships speed, course & vessel name. It makes is possible for ships to see each other and determine were the…

Hamworthy launches new offshore pump range

Hamworthy Svanehøj has launched the first of what will become an entirely new range of combined sea water lift and fire pumps that meet the requirements of the offshore market. The new deepwell seawater lifting pumps and fire pumps ’DWS’ will be available ranging in capacity from 700 m3/hr to 1700 m3/hr and with a…