Monthly Archives: September 2017

LNG – More ports added

By |2017-09-28T22:52:17+00:00September 28th, 2017|International|

LNG - This time the port of Ningbo-Zhoushan, the port of Marseille Fos and the port of Vancouver, have joined the port of Singapore and seven other organizations to participate in an international group of LNG bunker concentration. The main objective of this group is to strengthen the network of LNG ports and reinforce the efforts for the use of LNG as marine fuel. Liquefied Natural Gas

Unmanned Cargo Ship Development Alliance

By |2017-09-26T22:34:44+00:00September 26th, 2017|International|

The Houston, Texas-based rating company called the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) recently joined the Unmanned Cargo Ship Development Alliance. This group was recently launched in Shanghai, China, who plan to have an unmanned vessel in the water by October 2021. The design of this novel project will integrate features of independent decision making, autonomous

Ocean Institute

By |2017-09-25T20:53:09+00:00September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Ocean Institute - The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute is the new announcement by the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Nippon Foundation, during the 71st Session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), held at the headquarters of the IMO. The creation of the Ocean Institute is a response to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and especially goal 14, the Oceanographic Objective, where governments

Greenhouse Gases Reduction

By |2017-09-24T18:33:48+00:00September 24th, 2017|International|

Greenhouse - Recent research has shown that it is possible to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) in the shipping industry. They reviewed about 150 academic studies, where they determined that up to 75% of these CO2 emissions could be reduced in a normal scenario by 2050, using just existing technologies. The count of CO2 emissions emitted

SOPEP – Oil Spill Prevention Plan

By |2017-09-21T18:51:49+00:00September 21st, 2017|International|

Oil is one of the foundations of the current world economy, most countries use this natural product from the subsoil to develop different advantages in variety of derivatives, such as gasoline, through its refinement. Part of the business is to export and import oil in its various presentations and as part of its transfer is necessary the

TMC wins contract with German WERFTEN

By |2017-09-20T06:00:40+00:00September 20th, 2017|International|

The world's leading provider of compressed air compressor systems for marine use TMC won a contract with German MV WERFTEN to provide full service to two cruise ships being built for Genting Hong Kong. The contract states that TMC will manufacture and deliver 4 x 85 kW marine compressors and 4 RD600 air dryers to

Shipbuilding with alternative materials

By |2017-09-06T16:50:36+00:00September 6th, 2017|International|

The European Union (EU) is funding a 4-year project looking for alternatives to researching lighter weight materials in shipbuilding. By means of this it will be possible to achieve the reduction of energy and maintenance costs for the operators. The project is the Development and Demonstration of Solutions with advanced materials for the sustainable and