Podcasts
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016—Cylinder oil lubrication has become increasingly more complex with the advent of Emission Control Areas (ECAs) requiring the switch to lower sulfur fuels. On top of that, the move to slow steaming adds…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016—Unlocking big data is a key to making shipping more efficient. But securing that data is also critical. With most of the equipment and systems on board a ship networked, shipowners and operators…
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016—The buzz at SMM 2016 in Hamburg, Germany, this past week was of increasing digitalization of the ship, allowing various systems onboard to be connected, enhancing the control of the vessel and providing…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2016—Using Liquefied Natural Gas or LNG for short as a marine fuel hasn’t caught on as fast as many expected it to. Forecasts were that as many as 1,000 ships using LNG as…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016— What will the ships of the future look like? Will the use of solar and wind power become more prevalent onboard ship in the near future? How far into the future is…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016—This past week at SMM in Hamburg, Germany, “fuel savings,” “energy efficiency,” and “cost control” were the three topics that popped up in just about every conversation about ship operations. ABB has been…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016—In order to survive the current downturn in the market, vessel operators can’t continue to do “business as usual.” At SMM 2016 in Hamburg, Germany, this past week, Wartsila promoted the concept of…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016—This year marks the 25th anniversary of the introduction of the Azipod, which has enjoyed particular success as a propulsion choice for cruise vessels and icebreakers. Over the years, ABB has constantly refined…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016— Viking Life-Saving Equipment has been at the forefront of maritime safety and innovation for more than 50 years. Now the company’s taking their services even further by offering shipowners more streamlined safety…
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016—One of the most challenging and complex environmental issues facing the shipping industry today is ballast water management. Untreated ballast water released at the ship’s destination port can potentially introduce thousands of microscopic…
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