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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...

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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...

TRAINING COMPANY TO OFFER ‘ALTERNATIVE FUELS’ COURSES

TRAINING COMPANY TO OFFER ‘ALTERNATIVE FUELS’ COURSES

Stream Marine Training (SMT) is expanding its course catalogue, and due to industry demand is launching a one-day safety and awareness course for vessels carrying vehicles which are powered by batteries.  SMT says shipping companies are set to have new challenges...

SURVITEC WELCOMES IG INITIATIVES FOR SMALLER VESSELS

SURVITEC WELCOMES IG INITIATIVES FOR SMALLER VESSELS

Survival Technology company Survitec has welcomed industry initiatives to install Inert Gas (IG) systems to smaller oil and chemical tankers less than 8000dwt. Acknowledging the positive impact of 2016 amendments to SOLAS, which mandated the fitting of an IG system to...

EVACUATION SYSTEM PROVEN IN HEAVY WEATHER TRIALS

EVACUATION SYSTEM PROVEN IN HEAVY WEATHER TRIALS

Survitec’s Seahaven Advanced Evacuation System has successfully passed heavy weather sea trials (HWST). Seahaven was deployed from EDT Jane, an 80m offshore support vessel. The test was carried out in line with the SOLAS requirements for Novel Appliances which...

SURVITEC SAFETY SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC SHIP

SURVITEC SAFETY SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS ELECTRIC SHIP

Survitec’s advanced fire-fighting system and safety equipment onboard the 'Yara Birkeland' – the world’s first fully autonomous containership – has successfully completed its first annual service ahead of the 3200dwt ship’s first laden voyage. The zero-emission, fully...

SHIP MANAGEMENT GROUP UNVEILS RESEARCH INTO ENCLOSED SPACE SAFETY

SHIP MANAGEMENT GROUP UNVEILS RESEARCH INTO ENCLOSED SPACE SAFETY

According to a study by ship management industry organisation InterManager, enclosed space deaths continue to be one of the biggest onboard occupational hazards. Following an initial survey, to which 5000 seafarers responded, a number of issues were raised, in...

NO TRADE OFF BETWEEN SAFETY AND SUSTAINABILITY, WARNS DNV

NO TRADE OFF BETWEEN SAFETY AND SUSTAINABILITY, WARNS DNV

A new analysis from classification society DNV and Lloyd's List Intelligence concludes that although shipping has seen a significant improvement in safety over the past decade as higher standards of ship construction and operation have cut the number of casualties,...

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