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June 23, 2017

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Marine Technics at the "International Maritime Defencee Show-2017"

Saint Petersburg, Russia • Pavilion: 7, Stand: 4093
Marine Technics will take part into the eighth “International Marine Defence Show-2017” which will be held from 28 June to 2 July in “LenExpo”, Saint Petersburg. It is one of the world leading exhibitions in naval architecture, maritime armament and shipbuilding.
“Marine Technics” will present marine equipment of own production: genset ;genset on the basis of Weichai.
For the first time our clients and visitors will see horizontal and vertical marine pumps.Also on the stand of our company you will see semi-submersible propeller Eliche Radice, radar MDC7000.
We are looking forward to seeing you at our stand!

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June 22, 2017

Statoil and AET extend partnership in North Sea shuttle sector

AET, one of the world's leading petroleum and chemical tanker owners and operators, and the Norwegian energy company Statoil ASA announce that they are extending their partnership in the North Sea shuttle tanker sector. Statoil has, today, awarded a long-term contract to AET, a subsidiary of Malaysian energy shipping group, MISC Berhad, to own and operate two specialist DP2 Offshore Loading Shuttle Tankers (OLSTs).
These new vessels are in addition to the two AET DP2 ships currently on charter in the same area for Statoil. The two existing DP2 tankers are owned and operated by AET Sea Shuttle AS (AETSS), a joint venture company formed in 2012 that is also 95% owned by AET and 5% by Norwegian ADS Shipping.

Combi Lift calls on Damen with 19 vessel order

Four different vessel designs – Multi Cats, Pusher Tugs, Stan Pontoons and Side Floaters – will operate on the Russian Gazprom Amur Gas Processing Plant Project
Damen Shipyards Group has secured an order with German heavy lift company Combi Lift to build a total of 19 specially customised shallow draught vessels. The vessels will be used to transport oversized and heavy lift cargo for the Gazprom Amur Gas Processing Plant Project in the Russian Far East. The multiple vessel order comprises four Multi Cats 2608SD, four Pusher Tugs 2612SD, seven Stan Pontoons 8916SD and four Side Floaters 8605SD.

Napier Port in New Zealand orders six more lift trucks from Konecranes

Napier Port continues to rely on Konecranes to further strengthen its important position on New Zealand’s North Island. In December 2017 six new lift trucks will be delivered to the terminal, situated in the rapidly growing Hawke’s Bay region.
The most recent order from Napier Port includes two Konecranes Liftace R 6-41 MS reach stackers, two Konecranes Liftace FDC 25 K7 DB empty container handlers, and lastly, two Konecranes Liftace FDC 480 G4 full container handlers. Another two FDC 480 G4 full container handlers have recently been put into operation in the terminal.

Selektope -powered antifouling range expands with new product launch

A brand-new antifouling product containing the unique bio-repellent ingredient Selektope® has been launched onto the global market
The increasing diversification in the range of Selektope®-containing products available to ship owners suitable for different vessel requirements demonstrates the unrivalled versatility of the antifouling ingredient. It also demonstrates a growing commitment to the technology as demand from ship owners for antifouling coatings comprising Selektope® intensifies.

Global maritime shipping industry at the tipping point of digitisation: better data sharing and collaboration needed

Global maritime shipping industry at the tipping point of digitisation: better data sharing and collaboration needed
The maritime industry and broader ocean supply chain are suffering from major and costly inefficiencies due to ineffective data sharing and poor cross-industry collaboration, according to a new report and industry survey released by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network in coordination with Navis and XVELA, both part of Cargotec's Kalmar business area.

Shipping Industry Unites to Propose Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives to Global Regulato

Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO – have made a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions.

June 21, 2017

Contract for the Bukh engines supply was singed

Engines Bukh DV 24RME will be installed on lifeboats
«SPB Marine» LLC has signed regular agreement with «Pella-Fiord» Company for the delivery of two Bukh DV 24RME engines. The engines will be installed on free-fall lifeboats.

Kalmar's new Essential range of forklifts helps customers secure availability and safety

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has launched a completely new range of forklifts based on its proven and trusted platform. The new Kalmar Essential Range of forklifts provides customers with the build quality, high availability and excellent safety that Kalmar forklifts are known for at a highly competitive price. 
Kalmar forklifts have a strong worldwide reputation for performance and adaptability, and are used for a diverse range of demanding applications including container, steel and wood handling. The Essential range comprises 12 models with capacities ranging from 10 to 18 tons that can be customised with a variety of power, mast, cabin and safety options.

ACO Marine supplies Indian Coast Guard with its first biological wastewater management system

Reliance Defence and Engineering (RDEL) has contracted ACO Marine to supply a comprehensive wastewater management package for installation to a new coastguard training vessel building for the Indian Coast Guard.
RDEL, which in January 2016 acquired Pipavav Defence & Offshore Engineering to become India’s largest private sector engineering and shipbuilding group, awarded ACO Marine the contract through its Indian distributor, Vanson Engineering.

June 20, 2017

Rosneft discovers hydrocarbon deposits on Eastern Arctic shelf

Rosneft is performing the drilling of the northernmost exploratory well on the Eastern Arctic shelf following a comprehensive geological study. During the drilling of the Tsentralno-Olginskaya-1 well from the shore of the Khara-Tumus Peninsula on the shelf of the Khatanga Bay of the Laptev Sea, three core samples were taken from depths of 2305 to 2363 m, which showed high oil saturation dominated with light oily fractions. On the basis of primary studies already, it can be concluded that a new oil field has been discovered, the volume of the resource potential of which is increasing as the drilling continues.
According to expert estimates, the Arctic shelf will account for 20% to 30% of Russia's total oil production by 2050.

Next generation tankers to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines

The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels. The ships will run on both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel, and are being built at the Scheepswerf Ferus Smit yard in the Netherlands for Sweden based Erik Thun AB. The order with Wärtsilä was booked in the first quarter of 2017.

Rolls-Royce demonstrates worlds first remotely operated commercial vessel

Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark.
Earlier this year, one of Svitzer´s tugs, the 28m long Svitzer Hermod, safely conducted a number of remotely controlled manoeuvres. From the quay side in Copenhagen harbour the vessel’s captain, stationed at the vessel’s remote base at Svitzer headquarters, berthed the vessel alongside the quay, undocked, turned 360°, and piloted it to the Svitzer HQ, before docking again.
The companies have also signed an agreement to continue their cooperation to test remote and autonomous operations for vessels. The primary systems involved will be autonomous navigation, situational awareness, remote control centre and communication.

Industry news

June 23, 2017

Russia needs at least three Leader icebreakers for Northern Sea Route

The Leader is a project of new-generation icebreakers that can work their way through the Arctic.

Indian Navy Readies To Select Firms Specializing In Warships, Submarines

In a bid to strengthen domestic naval manufacturing capabilities, the Indian Navy has come up with a maritime plan which differentiates between the work for private and state-owned firms.

June 22, 2017

Reach out with a ferry

RF Government has approved a programme for construction of ferries to be operated on Ust-Luga – Baltijsk line. However, it is also reasonable to launch a container line between Saint-Petersburg and the Kaliningrad Region to ensure proper links of the mainland Russia with the exclave.

Chennai: Next defence shipbuilding hub

L&T Shipbuilding has plans for its Kattupalli Shipyard, just 30 kilometres from Chennai. Most of these could well see the shipyard become a major naval production hub in the private sector. According to the company’s managing director and CEO, Vice Admiral (Retd) B Kannan, the company has already decided that the yard will be dedicated to defence contracts.

Norway opens up record 93 blocks for Arctic oil exploration

Green groups condemn plans to exploit Barents Sea area thought to hold 18bn barrels.

OMVs reshaped global oil business paying off

Shares in the Austrian group have risen sharply on turnround strategy.

June 19, 2017

Putin: Arctic is extremely important for national defense

The Arctic will be increasingly important for Russia's national defense, which means the region's border need protection, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during his June 15 "Direct Line," the annual live press conference with the nation.

Cutting-edge icebreaker to join Russian Navy by yearend

The Ilya Muromets icebreaker is planned to start undergoing shipbuilders’ sea trials in mid-July this year

Russia on the Way to Revive High-Speed 'Flying Ships' Construction

Russia plans to revive the construction of high-speed hovercraft, Russian Izvetia newspaper reported.

Drones, lasers & more ships: Top US admiral dreams of bigger, better navy

To adequately perform its mission in face of global challenges, the US Navy needs to expand to 350 ships and embrace innovations such as modular design, networks, drones and energy weapons – and do it very soon, according to the top US admiral.

June 16, 2017

Another Japanese Shipbuilding Alliance Announced

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has reached an agreement with Oshima Shipbuilding to form a commercial shipbuilding alliance.
The agreement will establish a technical alliance that focuses on development of new ship designs and technologies, standardization of design and construction and efficient shared use of tools and equipment.
The alliance follows on from a previous agreement reached at the end of March between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Imabari Shipbuilding and Namura Shipbuilding. Contracts for specific projects will be decided on an individual basis.

Government to soon unveil new shipbuilding policy

The government will soon come out with a new shipbuilding, breaking and repair policy with an aim to double the size of the industry to Rs 20,000 crore by 2022.
A top government official said the new policy will have a special focus on building a niche capacity and positioning India as a manufacturing hub of LPG, LNG, cruise and chemical tanker ships, besides inland vessels.

June 14, 2017

Sovcomflot boss Sergey Frank targets growing LNG demand

Shipowner Sovcomflot will lift the first cargoes from Yamal LNG this autumn. President and chief executive Sergey Frank ponders Arctic opportunities and small-scale investment and explains why he has faith in LNG as the marine fuel of the future.

Chinese Company to Expand Dar es Salaam Port

The Tanzania Ports Authority signed a $154 million contract with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to expand the nation’s main port Dar es Salaam on Saturday.
The deal will see the construction of a ro-ro terminal as well as the deepening of seven existing berths to facilitate larger container ships.

Russias pavilion at EXPO 2017 bears an Arctic-themed design

Coming Events
Maritime Vortal
June, 2017

International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS-2017)

June 28 - July 2, 2017 • Saint Petersburg, Russia

Direct Email
August, 2017


Aug.23-25, 2017 • Jakarta, Indonesia

September, 2017


Sept. 11-13, 2017 • Gdańsk, Poland

RAO/CIS Offshore 2017

Sept. 12-15, 2017 • Saint Petersburg, Russia

Advanced port fleet - the basis of safety

Sept. 18, 2017 • Saint Petersburg, Russia


Sept. 19-22, 2017 • Saint Petersburg, Russia

November, 2017

Europort 2017

Nov. 7-10, 2017 • Rotterdam, Netherlands

December, 2017

Materials and Technologies for the Arctic

Dec. 4-6, 2017 • Saint Petersburg, Russia

Marintec China 2017

Dec.5-8, 2017 • Shanghai, China

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