July 22, 2017
New issue of "Maritime Market" #3(61) is preparing.
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July 21, 2017
The last few exhibition spaces are disappearing at an extraordinarily early stage for NEVA 2017 - 14th International Maritime Exhibition and Conferences of Russia, which is set to take place in St. Petersburg, between 19-22 September.
Organisers Dolphin Exhibitions reports that over 97% of stand space is already reserved a full two months before doors open at the Expoforum Convention Centre near Pulkovo International Airport, where expectations are high that the number of visitors to this year’s NEVA will once again top the 15,000-mark.
The certificate extended until 2019 inclusive
SPB Marine Company once again has successfully passed the audit for compliance with Scania DOS (Dealer Operating Standard). The certificate for compliance with DOS extended until 2019 inclusive.
In June “Marine Technics” Group supplied equipment for several project on different shipbuilding enterprises.
The first set was shipped on the localization programme “MT-Group”-Azcue for the Baltic shipyard “Yantar”.
The launch of the L’Astrolabe, a 72 metre polar logistics vessel fitted with a complete Wärtsilä propulsion machinery package and Wärtsilä NOR (NOx Reducer) SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) exhaust gas cleaning systems for all the main engines, took place on July 12. This is the first vessel operating with the International Maritime Organisation’s IMO Tier III EIAPP (Engine International Air Pollution Prevention) certified Wärtsilä diesel engines.
The ship was built by PIRIOU (France) for the French Southern and Antarctic Lands Administration. It will be used to transport personnel and supplies to the Dumont d’Urville research station in Antarctica.
Having been set up as a solution to the heavy demand for quality and reliable third party procurement services, Marine Buying Services (MBS) is going from strength to strength.
With clients hailing from Asia to the Americas and Europe to Australia, MBS is truly serving the global marine market. Customers range from single ship owners up to the largest owners looking for every type of procurement solution for their vessels. By using its own leveraging power, in combination with that of Wallem Ship Management, MBS benefits include lower purchasing costs and reduced internal resources.
July 20, 2017 - Today, Canada's largest and most experienced shipbuilder unveiled the Asterix, the first large naval ship to be built in Canada in over 20 years. Davie's 1,369 staff together with over 900 Canadian suppliers spent just under 2 years delivering the Resolve-Class naval support ship which will enter into service with the Royal Canadian Navy by the end of this year as initially planned.
The Resolve-Class naval support ship will be the largest naval platform in service with the Royal Canadian Navy for the foreseeable future and will provide a wide range of functions from at-sea replenishment of fuels and cargo to aviation support, fleet medical support and humanitarian and disaster relief.
As part of the ongoing collaboration between the Gazprom Neft Science and Technology Centre and the Peter the Great St Petersburg Polytechnic University (Polytech) in geological prospecting, company specialists have investigated the possibility of processing data using high-performance computing systems — specifically the Polytech supercomputer,* the third largest in Russia. Computations generated on seismic prospecting, flow simulation, geo-mechanics and fracturing modelling will reduce calculation times by two- to four-fold, as well as allowing greater volumes of data to be processed.
With the ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind project, Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in Indonesia for the gearless SWT-3.6-130 wind turbines. The wind power plant developed by Equis Energy, the largest renewable energy IPP (independent power producer) in the Asia-Pacific region, will be installed by late 2017. Commissioning is planned for early 2018.
Equis Energy has signed 5-year contracts with Siemens Gamesa for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) as well as operations and maintenance (O&M). The ‘Tolo 1’ wind power plant will be installed in Jeneponto on the south-coast of the central Indonesian island Sulawesi. For the installation work, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is working in consortium with one of the largest Indonesian construction companies PT PP (Persero) Tbk.
July 20, 2017
First Damen dredger for Australia sailing on own keel to final destination
A Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now underway to new owner, Gippsland Ports in Australia on her own keel. The TSHD, named Tommy Norton, is the first Damen dredger built for Australia.
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies, has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine solutions, which include lubricants and services for OOCL Hong Kong.
OOCL Hong Kong is the latest vessel to claim the ‘world’s largest container ship’ with a capacity of 21,413 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), measuring 400m in length and 59m in width. The ship is equipped with MAN Diesel & Turbo’s (MDT) G-type engines that represent the latest in two-stroke engine technology. The ship is currently plying routes between Asia and Europe.
Classification society DNV GL has developed a new brochure to offer a set of best practices for the design of ships subject to NOx Tier III requirements. It also offers guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, signs an order for on-vessel equipment, product fabrication, engineering and project management for a complete mooring and riser system that will serve Moheshkhali floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. The order was booked into Cargotec second quarter 2017 order intake. The delivery will be completed in the second quarter 2018.
July 19, 2017 - Already the world’s largest owner and operator of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), Bahri, a global leader in transportation and logistics, has further expanded its multipurpose fleet with the addition of ‘ASLAF’, a 300,000-dwt carrier built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea.
Bahri took delivery of the new vessel at HHI’s Mokpo shipyard in South Jeolla Province, South Korea, bringing the number of VLCCs in its fleet to 39 while increasing its total fleet size to 86.