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August 27, 2014
WR launches new on-stack scrubber emissions monitor
AUGUST 27, 2014 — Norfolk, VA, based WR Systems (WR) is launching a new variant of its Laser Based Emissions monitor at the upcoming SMM event in Hamburg, Germany. Called the Emsys-iS, the new system is designed specifically for exhaust gas...
August 27, 2014
USCG vessel fires on Iranian dhow
AUGUST 27, 2014 — The USCG Mononomoy, which is attached to the U.S. Fifth Fleet in the Arabian Gulf yesterday fired on an Iranian dhow in what U.S. military officials described as a defensive move after the crew of the Iranian vessel trained a...
August 27, 2014
Rolls-Royce to supply cranes for nine Brazilian built PSVs
AUGUST 27, 2014 — Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with Detroit Chile SA to supply offshore cranes to nine Guido Perla designed platform supply vessels (PSVs) under construction at Detroit Brasil Ltda. shipyard, in Itajaì, Brazil. The...
August 27, 2014
Consortium eyes up to five jack-up newbuilds
AUGUST 27, 2014 — Singapore listed SBI Offshore Limited says that a consortium of Middle East and Chinese parties has expressed its interests in building up to five jack-up rigs capable of drilling in water depths of up to 110 meters. Earlier,...
August 27, 2014
DNV GL launches sea spray icing project
AUGUST 27, 2014 — Sea spray icing is one of the major challenges facing vessels, rigs and offshore platforms operating in Arctic conditions. "Sea spray icing poses a threat on multiple levels, from blocking the operation of essential...
August 26, 2014
Webb Institute names Crowley scholarship recipients
AUGUST 26, 2014 — Webb Institute, Glen Cove, NY, a four-year college specializing in naval architecture and marine engineering, has announced the 2014-2015 recipients of Crowley Maritime Corp.'s Thomas B. Crowley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship. The...
August 26, 2014
Ulstein introduces the X-Stern
AUGUST 26, 2014 — The Ulstein Group is introducing the X-Stern, a design feature that brings the X-Bow effect to the aft ship, along with additional ice operation capabilities, increasing operability through positive effects on station keeping,...
August 26, 2014
ABS opens Beijing office
AUGUST 26, 2014 — Classification society ABS is opening a new office in Beijing, China. It says the new office will allow further collaboration with government, industry, academic institutions and research organizations and is part of ABS'...
August 26, 2014
Strategic introduces Gen 3 crew transfer vessel
AUGUST 26, 2014 — Henderson, Western Australia, headquartered shipbuilder Strategic Marine has unveiled its Generation 3 crew transfer vessel for the international offshore markets. The new 40 meter design has been in development since...
August 26, 2014
Wärtsilä refines its LNG fuel handling technology
AUGUST 26, 2014 — The latest Wärtsilä developments in fuel gas technology involve an upgraded version of the Wärtsilä LNGPac, a fully integrated fuel gas handling system, and improvements to the Wärtsilä Gas Valve Unit (GVU). When Wärtsilä...

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