TCT60 Units for Turkish Merchant Fleet

(Oct 07 2020)

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to provide 3 × TCT60 turbochargers for the main engines aboard 3 × 158,000 dwt Suezmax tankers owned by Turkish shipowner, Yasa Tanker.

ICS launches essential guidance for engine room safety

(Jul 09 2020)

The design, complexity and arrangement of engine rooms across the global shipping fleet vary far more widely than for bridges, and yet until July 2, 2020 there has been no dedicated guidance for safe engine room operations. The International Chamber ...

ScanjetPSM launches unique Digital Sextant

(Jun 11 2020)

ScanjetPSM is poised to launch a new development which provides essential back-up in the event of failure or malicious adjustment of the GPS system.

Developments with ice class modelling

(Jun 11 2020)

Improvements with ice class computer modelling can facilitate tanker trade along the Northern Sea Route and the North American Arctic.

Liferafts which only need servicing every 30 months

(Apr 23 2020)

Safety equipment company Survitec has developed a liferaft for tankers which only needs servicing every 30 months.

Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment 2nd edition published

(Jan 09 2020)

The Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA) programme is a tool to help companies operating offshore vessels to assess, measure and improve their management systems.

Jotun upgrades SeaForce

(May 27 2019)

Jotun upgrades SeaForce Jotun has unveiled the next generation of its SeaForce biocidal antifouling range, with three new products featuring the patented Hydractive™ technology.

USCG AMS acceptance gains ground

(Nov 30 2013)

The US Coast Guard is leading the way with ballast water treatment system (BWTS) regulations and has agreed to issue an ‘Alternate Management Systems (AMS)’ certification ahead of the ratification of the IMO’s convention.

Will the rush to fit systems induce scrapping?

(Nov 30 2013)

McQuilling Services looks to the future in an industry note on the subject of ballast water treatment.*

Stability calculationspaper or PC?

(Oct 15 2013)

When verifying stability compliance, which is best for your ship - paper or PC?*

Rudder protection coating launched

(Oct 13 2013)

Following more than 10 years of strenuous testing, Subsea Industries, a Hydrex company, has launched what it claims is the ultimate rudder protection coating.

Moving the goal posts

(Jun 30 2013)

The MEPC’s move to put back implementation dates within the Ballast Water Convention (BWC) has naturally provoked much comment, both for and against.

A busy BLG meeting explained

(Mar 05 2013)

At the 17th session of the IMO’s BLG sub-committee held from 4th to 8th February, with the help of the International Parcel Tanker’s Association (IPTA), we have reproduced the more interesting issues arising at the meeting.

October 2020

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