Study confirms viability of 3D model-based plan approval

Maritime software specialist NAPA, classification society ClassNK, and shipbuilder Japan Marine United (JMU) have completed a joint feasibility study on 3D model-based plan approval (3D MBA) using 3D CAD models. In the

StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU on maritime data sharing

StormGeo and DNV GL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening the presence and integration of StormGeo’s fleet performance management and weather intelligence solutions on DNV GL’s independent data

Port of Callao to install Wärtsilä VTS

Wärtsilä’s Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) solution is to be installed in the port of Callao in Peru, one of Latin America’s most important ports. Dense fog and haze are a consistent challenge

Schottel propulsion for next-gen Yangtze cruise vessel

German propulsion manufacturer Schottel has been awarded a contract to provide azimuth thrusters for a Chinese river cruise vessel. Owned by Changjiang Cruise Overseas Travel and built by the China Merchants Heavy

Van Oord dredge trio will have Damen steering and rudder systems

Damen Marine Components (DMC) has won an order for three sets of steering and rudder systems for the three dual-fueled trailing suction hopper dredges (TSHDs) currently being built at Keppel Offshore &

VIDEO: How ABB technology supports sustainable Arctic shipping

The Northern Sea Route allows cargo to be transferred from northern Europe to northeast Asia, via the Bering Strait. It offers a 30 percent faster passage than the southern Europe-Asia alternative via

Autonomous tug trialed in Port of Singapore

Wärtsilä and Singapore harbor and terminal towage operator PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd. have successfully completed initial sea trials for the “IntelliTug” project (see earlier story). The PSA Polaris, a harbor tug owned

ClassNK grants AiP for concept vessel fueled by reformed LPG

Classification society ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Daihatsu Diesel for its concept design of a coastal LPG carrier fueled by LPG reformed gas. The concept vessel was developed

Jotun: “We’ve solved the biofouling problem once and for all”

Norwegian marine coatings specialist Jotun claims to have “solved the problem of biofouling once and for all” with an offering called Hull Skating Solutions (HSS). It combines a high performance antifouling, SeaQuantum

Anglo-Eastern rolls out DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology fleetwide

Hong Kong headquartered Anglo-Eastern Ship Management has completed the successful roll-out of DNV GL’s Navigator Port software to its fleet of more than 600 vessels. Navigator Port is used daily onboard several