Sigmaglide fouling release coating

PPG launches “breakthrough” fouling release coating

PPG (NYSE: PPG) has launched a biocide-free fouling release coating that, it says, uses a breakthrough approach to help shipowners lower power consumption and carbon emissions and meet demands for higher performance

De Winter explains ACD Resistance Module software tool

New software tool slashes hull design time

Two Netherlands-based companies — C-Job Naval Architects and software company Viktor — have joined forces to create a software program to optimize the hull design process, making it up to two times

Compact oily water separator

Alfa Laval launches compact oily water separator

Alfa Laval has launched a compact version of its PureBilge oily water separator. Called PureBilge Compact it has been designed with a focus on reducing its footprint, providing easy installation and lowering

TTB 2023 HyZet Tug Design

HyZet tug design team hosts TTB panel next week

Wrapping up Day 1 of Tugs, Towboats & Barges (TTB) 2023 on March 7 is a panel discussion with the members of the HyZet tug design team. Panelists include experts from Crowley

EU is funding research to reduce methane slip from marine engines

EU funds project tackling methane slip from marine engines

Methane being a significantly damaging greenhouse gas, the problem of methane slip from marine engines is seen as one of the biggest challenges to the wider uptake of LNG as a marine

Delphine has been fitted with Norsepower rotor sails

World’s largest short-sea RO/RO fitted with rotor sails

Luxembourg-headquartered logistics specialist CLdN reports that its RO/RO vessel the M/V Delphine has now been successfully fitted with a rotor sails wind propulsion system will return to service from Zeebrugge, Belgium, as

Liquefied bio-methane (LBM), also known as bio-LNG, is produced from cow dung

MOL eyes use of bio-LNG derived from cattle manure

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) is looking to trial the use of liquefied bio-methane (LBM) derived from cattle manure, in LNG-fueled vessels. It has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with LBM

Inmarsat I-6 satellie launch

SpaceX launches second Inmarsat I-6 satellite

Satcom giant Inmarsat’s latest I-6 F2 satellite was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, February 17, aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The launch saw I-6 F2 reaching a top speed of almost

ABS has verified Blue G non-flammable battery

ABS verifies game changing non-flammable Blue G battery technology

ABS has issued New Technology Qualification (NTQ) for a groundbreaking, non-flammable battery technology for use at sea. Called Blue G, the state-of-the-art vanadium redox flow battery system from Singapore’s Gennal Engineering Pte

Groke Pro display

VIDEO: Groke’s “digital watchkeeper” gains a ClassNK endorsement

Turku, Finland, headquartered Groke Technologies Oy calls its Groke Pro solution a “digital watchkeeper.” With functions to detect, track, and fuse objects in real time, as well as show them on sea