Maritime safety & security news

ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEED UPGRADED FIRE PROTECTION

ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEED UPGRADED FIRE PROTECTION

In response to the growing demand for advanced fire safety solutions to support the maritime industry's transition to cleaner fuels, survival technology solutions provider Survitec has reconfigured and enhanced its Dry Chemical Powder (DCP) fire extinguishing system....

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GHG REDUCTION REGULATIONS CAN IMPACT ON SECURITY

GHG REDUCTION REGULATIONS CAN IMPACT ON SECURITY

IMO Rules to reduce the amount of CO2 generated from new-build vessels  (EEDI) and  existing vessels (EEXI) as well as local measures such as the European Commission (EC) 'Fit for 55' may be essential for environmental sustainability, but will have significant impacts...

ABS TACKLES AMMONIA SAFETY CONCERNS

ABS TACKLES AMMONIA SAFETY CONCERNS

In a pioneering safety development, ABS is using advanced modelling and simulation technologies to develop emergency response methods to assist ports and crew in responding to ammonia leaks or spills. This is believed to be the first step towards a comprehensive and...

NEW TECHNOLOGIES BRING SAFETY CONCERNS, SAYS STUDY

NEW TECHNOLOGIES BRING SAFETY CONCERNS, SAYS STUDY

A new jointly-produced report from DNV and Lloyd’s List Intelligence found a surge in the number of safety incidents involving machinery damage or failure, many resulting from uncertainties related to decarbonisation and digitalisation. The report, Maritime safety...

SURVITEC NITROGEN IG SYSTEMS TARGET LOW FLASHPOINT FUELLED CRUISESHIPS

SURVITEC NITROGEN IG SYSTEMS TARGET LOW FLASHPOINT FUELLED CRUISESHIPS

Survitec brand Maritime Protection has secured an order for a set of nitrogen systems for installation on an LNG-fuelled cruise ship, a move which the company believes is a first for this particular sector. Survitec says that it welcomes the opportunity to support the...

BIO-SEA WARNS OF CYBER HACKERS GAINING ENTRY VIA BWTS

BIO-SEA WARNS OF CYBER HACKERS GAINING ENTRY VIA BWTS

France-based UV water treatment specialist Bio-UV Group has developed cyber security software for its Bio-Sea ballast water treatment system (BWTS) ahead of two IACS Unified Requirements (URs) set to enter into force in 2024. Like any networked system or control...

LOW-EMISSION FUELS LEAD TO ORDERS FOR INERT GAS SYSTEMS

LOW-EMISSION FUELS LEAD TO ORDERS FOR INERT GAS SYSTEMS

Survitec’s Maritime Protection brand has registered a significant increase in orders for Inert Gas (IG) systems over the past two years following a surge in orders for newbuild vessels with LNG-burning engines. This increase is partly attributed to the global shipping...

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SURVITEC FIRE SYSTEMS FOR TASMANIAN  ECO FERRIES

SURVITEC FIRE SYSTEMS FOR TASMANIAN  ECO FERRIES

Survival Technology solutions provider Survitec has secured a contract to supply advanced fire-fighting systems to a pair of 48,000 grt LNG dual-fuelled eco ferries under construction at Finland’s Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) for Australian shipowner Spirit of...

SEAHAVEN INFLATABLE LIFEBOAT TO BE INCORPORATED INTO CRUISESHIP DESIGN

SEAHAVEN INFLATABLE LIFEBOAT TO BE INCORPORATED INTO CRUISESHIP DESIGN

Survival Technology company Survitec is teaming up with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH), consultancy Independent Maritime Advisors, and a major shipbuilder to deliver a cruise ship design incorporating Survitec’s Seahaven, said to be the world’s largest...

WÄRTSILÄ CAMERA SYSTEM GIVES ALL-ROUND VIEW

WÄRTSILÄ CAMERA SYSTEM GIVES ALL-ROUND VIEW

Wärtsilä Voyage has launched its Smart Panoramic Edge Camera System (SPECS), designed to significantly enhance marine safety by providing a 360 degree view of the vessel and its surroundings, streamed directly to the bridge in real-time, thus improving situational...

UNIONS QUESTION SAFETY ASPECTS OF P&O FERRIES’ GREEN NEWBUILDS

UNIONS QUESTION SAFETY ASPECTS OF P&O FERRIES’ GREEN NEWBUILDS

Maritime professionals' organisation Nautilus International, along with other unions representing seamen and officers on ro-ro and ro-pax vessels have spoken out at length about P&O Ferries decision to, with minimal notice, terminate the employment of 800...

MARLINK UPGRADES CYBER SECURITY PROGRAM

MARLINK UPGRADES CYBER SECURITY PROGRAM

Network provider Marlink has released a new version of CyberGuard Threat Detection, its cloud-based solution which provides enhanced protection and response to cyber threats. CyberGuard provides a portfolio of solutions, designed to defend customers’ remote assets and...

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