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New Siwertell mobile unloader serves Kuwaiti construction industry - News

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Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has announced the successful delivery, commissioning and recent entry into operations of a new mobile Siwertell unloader for Kuwait-based Acico Construction Co. It was ordered in June to help meet the region’s growing cement demands and is now operational in Kuwait’s second largest port, Shuaiba, located south of Kuwait City. The …

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During Christmas holidays, CMA CGM Ships turn into Santa’s sleigh - News

During Christmas holidays, CMA CGM Ships turn into Santa’s sleigh - News | international online community for the ocean industries | Scoop.it

- For several months, the CMA CGM vessels have traveled the world to deliver more than 15,000 tons of great festive French products: chocolate, wine,

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Royal Caribbean Steaming Ahead Toward Global Emissions Standards - News

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSE: RCL) will retrofit 19 of its ships with advanced emissions purification (AEP) systems, underscoring its commitment to meet or exceed important environmental standards.

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Hess Announces LOI with the North West Shelf to Liquefy Equus Gas - News

Hess Announces LOI with the North West Shelf to Liquefy Equus Gas - News | international online community for the ocean industries | Scoop.it

 

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) announced today that its Australian subsidiary, Hess Exploration Australia Pty Ltd, has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with the North West Shelf (NWS). Hess intends to develop its natural gas discoveries in its deepwater permits offshore northwestern Australia and, subject to execution of binding agreements, toll the production through existing …

 

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Wärtsilä supplies 11 industrial power plants for EUROCEMENT Group - News

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Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply power plants for 11 cement factories of EUROCEMENT Group in Russia. The project is part of a modernisation program of the factories which focuses on energy efficiency and environmental upgrading. EUROCEMENT Group, making up almost 40 percent of the Russian cement market, is one of the largest cement producers …
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World's first high speed LNG fuelled RoPax ferry to be powered by Wärtsilä - News

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A new passenger ferry being built for Swedish operator Rederi AB Gotland will be fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and will feature a Wärtsilä integrated solution. The Wärtsilä integrated solution includes a complete LNG powered propulsion- and fuel storage and supply system, as well as comprehensive project services.This will be the first Swedish flagged …

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TITAN Successfully Refloats and Scuttles Bow of Wrecked Smart Bulk Carrier - News

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TITAN Salvage, Crowley Maritime Corp.'s Houston-based marine salvage, emergency response and wreck removal company, has successfully refloated and .....

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Farm-In Agreement Finalised For Nova Scotia, Canada - News

Farm-In Agreement Finalised For Nova Scotia, Canada - News | international online community for the ocean industries | Scoop.it

 

Woodside advises that it has finalised an agreement with BP to farm in to offshore blocks in the Scotian Basin, located off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. BP accepted Woodside’s offer to acquire a 20% participating interest in exploration licences 2431, 2432, 2433 and 2434. BP will remain Operator. The licences cover 14,000 km2 …

 

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High-tech simulator boost for new marine trainees - Innovations

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According to research, about 60 per cent of the maritime workforce is aged over 50.So, with more than half of the current workforce approaching the la

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AVEVA announces major enhancements to AVEVA NET - News

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AVEVA today announced a number of improvements to AVEVA NET, its powerful Information Management software. Customer feedback has already shown that these improvements enhance both overall user experience and productivity, enabling significant savings across engineering projects and asset operations.

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Scientists search a deep-sea cure for cancer - Innovations

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The world’s oceans contain an immeasurable number of species, plants and animals.Many of these creatures contain chemical compounds that are still largely unknown but which, according to scientists, could be a source to a new generation of life-saving medicines and drugs to treat serious health conditions and illnesses.

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Data platform will help tackle illegal fishing - Innovations

Data platform will help tackle illegal fishing - Innovations | international online community for the ocean industries | Scoop.it

New tracking technology to provide global view of commercial fishing fleet. Overfishing is putting at risk the lives and well-being of over one billion people – more than one sixth of the global population – who rely on fish as their essential source of protein.

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Computer models: Ocean prophets - Science

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April 22, 2010: It’s been two days since the disaster alarm has gone off in the Gulf of Mexico. News of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion fill

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Turning humble seaweed to biofuel - Science

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A Norwegian research group has been able to achieve bio-oil yields of 79% from a common kelp. Other researchers working with the same species have yie

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Hydrex: Fast underwater repair and fuel saving operations - News

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Hydrex provides a complete range of high quality underwater repair and maintenance services. These are performed on-site to avoid costly unscheduled off-hire time or a drydock visit. Hydrex offers - repairs on all parts of the underwater ship propulsion system and the hull - simple, inexpensive maintenance steps that save a large percentage of fuel …

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‘Intelligent’ AUVs ready to search seafloor - Innovations

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Researchers in Japan have created an underwater robot which uses newly-developed technology for autonomous search and tracking operations.

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An offshore marine energy monitoring revolution! - Innovations

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Tests have been carried out successfully on a new subsea monitoring concept which could revolutionise submarine cable installation in high tidal-flow

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Wärtsilä supplies 11 industrial power plants for EUROCEMENT Group - News

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Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply power plants for 11 cement factories of EUROCEMENT Group in Russia. The project is part of a modernisation program of the factories which focuses on energy efficiency and environmental upgrading. EUROCEMENT Group, making up almost 40 percent of the Russian cement market, is one of the largest cement producers …

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Robo-fish prototype swims through stealth trials - Innovations

Robo-fish prototype swims through stealth trials - Innovations | international online community for the ocean industries | Scoop.it

It moves, swims and, at first glance, looks like a large fish. Even its tail and fins behave in a way one would expect of a five-foot marine mammal.

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Step change in ocean-observing technologies - Innovations

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The largest and possibly most important marine science research project ever undertaken by the European Commission gets under way in the new year.

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Maaskant Shipyards receives ISO 9001:2008 certificate - News

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Maaskant Shipyards (Stellendam), part of Damen Shipyards Group, has received certification from Bureau Veritas for aligning its quality and management systems with internationally recognized standards. A certificate of approval for the ISO 9001:2008, management standards was presented to the yard by Bureau Veritas on 17 October 2014. A

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Wärtsilä strengthens its position in automation and electrical systems by acquiring L-3 Marine Systems International - News

Wärtsilä strengthens its position in automation and electrical systems by acquiring L-3 Marine Systems International - News | international online community for the ocean industries | Scoop.it

Wärtsilä Corporation is to acquire L-3 Marine Systems International from NYSE-listed L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) is a business sector within L-3's Electronic Systems business segment primarily focused on the commercial ship industry.

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Servowatch Systems turns KNRM dreams into reality - News

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Servowatch Systems chief executive officer Wayne Ross has praised the Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution (KNRM) for winning last month’s prestigious KNVTS Ship of the Year Award for its revolutionary new search and rescue boat, Nh1816. “We are proud to have been associated with this revolutionary vessel,” said Ross. “The Nh1816 is the first in …

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Massive maritime boost for intelligence systems - Innovations

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A state-of-the-art ‘think tank’ facility has been launched in the UK to research A state-of-the-art ‘think tank’ facility has been launched in the UK to research and develop the next generation of unmanned autonomous boats. The DGP implementation plan, Delivering Growth; implementing the strategic vision for the UK Defence Sector, includes a series of significant growth opportunities in the 'intelligent systems' domain – with maritime mission systems identified as a specific focus area.and develop the next generation of unmanned autonomous boats,

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High-tech simulator boost for new marine trainees - Innovations

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Game-changing software appeals to next generation of maritime workers

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Ships without skippers - Science

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A 400 metre long vessel moves slowly across the dark sea surface. There is no one at the wheel. It is quiet on the bridge. There are no signs of life

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