General News – Page 8

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    Kongsberg Maritime establishes Sensors and Robotics business area


    Kongsberg has announced the establishment of a new business area, Kongsberg Discovery, which will incorporate the company’s former Sensors and Robotics division. 

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    Carbon credits underpin efficiency device retrofit project


    A new consultancy project led by Maersk’s green tech subsidiary Njord is seeking to use carbon credits to improve the business case for investments in fuel efficiency technologies for operating assets.

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    Stolt Tankers opts for graphene-based coating for tankers


    Following a successful trial in 2022, Stolt Tankers has signed a two-year agreement to apply an innovative graphene-based marine coating to the propellers of 25 of its vessels in 2023. 

  • MEYER RE and Damen Shiprepair sign cooperation agreement

    Meyer Werft subsidiary inks Damen Shiprepair deal


    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has signed a joint cooperation agreement with MEYER Group. DSC will work with MEYER’s new subsidiary, MEYER RE. MEYER RE offers shipping companies solutions to maximise their vessel’s sustainability, ideally throughout their lifecycle from development and build to supporting them through their operating lives and finally end-of-life recycling.

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    VesselsValue acquisition to bolster Veson offering


    Veson Nautical (Veson) plans to acquire vessel valuation provider VesselsValue. The move will extend Veson’s product offering by adding VesselsValue’s proprietary data and modelling capabilities, as well as the company’s brand and team.

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    Japanese yard inks MoU for UK zero carbon wind service design


    Zephyrus Marine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mirai Ships, a Japan-based shipyard located in Miyagi prefecture, to build the Zephyrus Zero Carbon Offshore wind service vessel.

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    First Abate-ready notation for jackup unit


    DNV has awarded the first Abate-Ready notation to a jackup unit. The notation was awarded to Vahana Aryan, the flagship vessel of the Dubai-based Vahana Marine Solutions DMCC. The Abate notation is designed to assist the owners and operators of offshore units to identify and implement measures which can lead to reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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    Candidates announced for IMO Secretary-General


    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced that seven candidates have been nominated for the post of Secretary-General of the organisation. The term of the current incumbent, Kitack Lim of the Republic of Korea, expires on 31 December 2023.

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    Vard Electro inks DC distribution system deal


    Vard Electro, the marine electrical systems supplier, has signed a multi-million-euro agreement with Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch to supply full DC distribution systems along with its protection devices.

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    Is power pricing sinking shipowners’ sustainability initiatives?


    Any notion of meeting global emissions targets by running ships on alternative marine fuels could be heavily affected by the Biden Administration’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), if European policy makers fail to implement fiscal measures to support European shipping’s energy transition.

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    EU representative to provide insight into FuelEU Maritime regulations


    The upcoming Motorship Propulsion and Future Fuels conference is opening with a high-level panel to discuss the impact of regulatory changes including FuelEU Maritime regulations. The session will include Ricardo Batista, Policy Officer, EU Commission and member of the Fuel EU Maritime group, on the keynote panel. 

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    Alfa Laval fully acquires Dutch air lube developer


    Alfa Laval has announced that it has completed the acquisition of acquisition of Marine Performance Systems B.V., a Rotterdam-based maritime technology company that has developed the first fluidic air lubrication system on the market.

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    Damen expands its service offering with UK repair arm


    Damen Shipyards Group has extended its lifecycle support offering to UK clients

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    Californian ports look to hydrogen


    Californian ports are applying for state funding to test out the benefits of hydrogen for trucking and terminal equipment.

  • Panos Koutsourakis, ABS Director of Sustainability Strategy, Singapore

    Korean yards in Scope 3 emissions methodology JDP


    A joint development project (JDP) involving the leading Korean shipyards has been established to agree a coordinated approach towards the calculation of greenhouse gas (GHG) Scope 3 emissions generated within the shipbuilding industry.

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    Yamaha opens new UK south coast office


    Yamaha expands into commercial servicing as it opens a new office on the UK’s south coast

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    Second Bangladeshi yard recognised as HKC compliant


    Classification society ClassNK has issued a statement of compliance (SoC) to S.N. Corporation’s Unit-02 ship recycling yard at Shitalpur, Sitakunda, a ship recycling facility in Bangladesh, verifying that the facility is in line with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 (HKC).

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    DNV sees sharp rise in maritime infrastructure


    DNV expects a rapid increase in maritime infrastructure to drive demand for closer collaboration between ocean industries in the coming decades. The rapid buildout of offshore wind and aquaculture will need to be managed to coexist sustainably with other industries and the ecosystem.

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    Auramarine extends Asian manufacturing capacity


    Auramarine, the fuel supply systems provider, recently opened a new factory in Shanghai, China, which includes a dedicated methanol production line.  

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    Owners Cautious Despite Recent Fall In LNG Price


    The volatility of LNG prices since the outbreak of the confl ict in Ukraine means that sophisticated ship owners and operators are reassessing price indices