Equipment – Page 8

  • Jan De Nul’s floating installation vessel will have batteries to peak shave demand
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    Powering the rising wind

    2021-01-25T11:59:00Z

    Wind is picking up, writes Stevie Knight.

  • The new DESMI Ocean Guard BWMS enables ballast water to be discharged more quickly Photo: DESMI
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    USCG approval for new DESMI BWMS

    2021-01-21T11:59:00Z

    A new configuration of DESMI Ocean Guard’s CompactClean ballast water management system (BWMS) has been approved by both the US Coast Guard and the Danish Maritime Authority.

  • Bawat’s BWMS comes in a mobile container Photo: Bawat
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    Herbosch-Kiere chooses Bawat mobile BWMS

    2021-01-20T10:54:00Z

    Herbosch-Kiere has chosen Bawat’s mobile containerised ballast water management system (BWMS) for its reception facility to serve its entire fleet of vessels and barges.

  • COMMANDER Rotary Vane steering system Photo: DMC
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    DMC wins French navy steering contract

    2021-01-18T11:33:00Z

    Damen Marine Components (DMC) has been awarded a contract by the Chantiers de l''Atlantique for the supply of rudders and steering gear systems for the future French navy logistic support ships of the class ‘Jacques Chevallier’.

  • The insulation consisted of an inner and outer metal shell with silicate fibre in between (Picture courtesy of BorgWarner)
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    THERMAL INSULATION OF TURBOCHARGER TURBINE OFFERS POTENTIAL EMISSIONS REDUCTION

    2021-01-13T11:20:00Z

    Automotive research has demonstrated that the inner insulation of a turbocharger turbine can passively increase the inlet temperature of aftertreatment systems, reducing the need for other optimising options that increase fuel consumption.

  • The new crane system at Schottel’s Wismar subsidiary Photo: Schottel
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    Schottel invests €500K in new crane system

    2021-01-08T13:50:00Z

    A new crane system has been put into operation at Schottel’s Wismar subsidiary in Germany.

  • Peter Sahlén, head of Alfa Laval PureBallast Photo: Alfa Laval PureBallast
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    USCG type approval for PureBallast 2

    2021-01-07T11:50:00Z

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has issued type approval for Alfa Laval PureBallast 2, meaning that most owners of Alfa Laval’s second-generation ballast water treatment systems can now continue operating in US waters even when their alternate management system approval expires.

  • A magnetically geared drive has no metal touching metal - the engaging elements stay just a few millimetres apart, but it yields surprisingly high torque. Image: Magnomatics
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    Poles apart: magnetic gearing offers efficiency improvements

    2021-01-04T12:28:00Z

    Even for the latest motor developments, gear losses are just one of those unavoidable realities. Or are they?

  • Heerema H-851 Photo: Techcross
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    Techcross BWMS for large vessels and barges

    2021-01-04T12:27:00Z

    Techcross and Heerema Marine Contractors have signed a contract to install Techcross’s ballast water management systems in six special vessels and barges, after the delivery of two sets of ECS 6000B to Europe’s largest Heavy Lift Vessel in November.

  • A large Kongsberg winch package will be fitted to Astrid Fiskeri’s new pelagic trawler/purse seiner Photo: Kongsberg Maritime
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    Kongsberg to supply electric winch package

    2020-12-17T10:54:00Z

    Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to supply a large electric winch package for a pelagic trawler/ purse seiner currently being built for Astrid Fiskeri at Karstensens Skibsvaerft in Denmark.

  • Svanehøj’s DW fuel pump can handle multiple types of fuel Photo: Svanehøj
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    Future-proofing fuel pumps

    2020-12-11T13:53:00Z

    A customised solution for a new LPG carrier is set to demonstrate the flexibility of Svanehøj’s Deepwell (DW) fuel pump, said to be a true multigas pump.

  • Two 174,000cbm LNG carriers newbuildings will feature WE Tech energy efficient solutions (credit: Knutsen OAS)
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    WE TECH WINS SHAFT POWER ORDER FROM HHI FOR 2 x LNGCS

    2020-12-11T13:28:00Z

    WE Tech Solutions has received a repeat order from Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea to deliver its Solution One: Economical Operations for two new 174,000 cbm LNG carriers for Knutsen OAS Shipping.

  • The launch presentation was addressed by a number of senior executives. (credit: MHI Group)
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    JAPANESE SHIPBUILDERS FORM PLANNING AND DESIGN CENTRE FOR GREENER SHIPS

    2020-12-11T11:04:00Z

    Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has announced its participation in a Planning and Design Centre for Greener Ships that will bring Japan’s shipbuilders and other industry stakeholders together to advance near-zero emission shipping and to boost the nation’s local industry.

  • Using PureBallast Connect’s secure online portal, superintendents can follow the parameters, conditions and alarms of connected ballast water treatment systems (credit: Alfa Laval)
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    Norwegian shipowner invests in data-enabled Alfa Laval BWTS solutions

    2020-12-10T12:24:00Z

    Norway-based ship owner company MPC Container Ships ASA has ordered a large number of Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 ballast water treatment systems with data-driven PureBallast Connect services after positive experiences with a smaller number of installations over the past year.

  • A 15kW (150rpm, 1000NM) PM Vernier machine recently developed at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
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    CONCENTRIC MAGNETIC GEAR TECHNOLOGIES HOLD PROMISE FOR TORQUE DENSE ELECTRICAL MACHINES

    2020-12-10T11:08:00Z

    Research into magnetic gears has continued to increase over the last decade as performance and costs issues have increasingly been addressed. Concentric-type magnetic gears still holding the most promise, according to Dr Rong-Jie Wang, professor of electrical engineering at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

  • Star Bulk has warned shareholders about the potential cost of meeting VIDA’s requirements (image: Star Bulk)
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    Ballast treatment deadlines loom for IMO and US standards

    2020-12-10T09:52:00Z

    MEPC 75 belatedly adopted commissioning testing while the US EPA struggles to meet standards deadline

  • BIO-UV's UV-based BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system is compliant with the rG8. (credit: BIO-SEA)
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    REVISED G8 APPROVAL FOR BIO-SEA BWTS

    2020-12-09T13:23:00Z

    BIO-UV, the France-based ballast water treatment system (BWTS) supplier, confirmed that its UV-based BIO-SEA system has been granted compliance with revised IMO guidelines.

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    De Nora BALPURE gets new IMO type approval

    2020-12-08T17:39:00Z

    De Nora’s BALPURE Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has received the IMO Type Approval certificate as per resolution MEPC.300 (72) (the BWMS Code) from the UK''s Maritime and Coast Guard Agency (MCA).

  • The capacity at the Large Drive Test Centre at Lappeenranta will soon be increased to 18MW. (credit: Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch)
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    Finnish electric drive testing centre opens

    2020-12-01T12:34:00Z

    Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch has begun operations at its Large Drive Testing Centre (LDTC). The facility is located near its production facility in Lappeenranta in southeast Finland, where it produces permanent magnet (PM) direct-drive shaft generators, propulsion machines and auxiliary generators.

  • The Yanmar VC20 Photo: Yanmar
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    Yanmar unveils new VCR

    2020-11-27T13:43:00Z

    Yanmar Marine International is launching a new vessel control system suitable for light duty commercial applications such as the JH-CR, 4LV, 8LV and 6LY-CR series.