Marine World

World’s First G45 Engine Passes TAT

10:05, 14 Май 2015

Fully electronic control system heightens green profile of ultra-long-stroke G-type engine         Recently, STX Heavy Industries successfully built the world’s first 45-centimetre-bore, ultra-long-stroke, low-speed engine. The MAN B&W 5G45ME-C9.5 engine passed its TAT (Type Approval Test) and features a fully electronically-controlled system that optimises vessels’ green profile. MAN Diesel & Turbo considers the G45 engine...

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World Leading Offshore Training Centre Opens in Aberdeen

18:32, 05 Март 2015

One of the most modern and up-to-date oil and gas training facilities officially opened its doors this week in Aberdeen. The state of the art facility owned by Maersk Training houses one of the most sophisticated oil and gas training centres in the world. Oil and Gas People was invited to attend the opening and we got to experience first-hand what was on offer. The centre, located within the PrimeFour development at Kingswells, close to Aberdeen city centre and Dyce Airport,...

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Wärtsilä to retrofit two UK ferries with its new AQUARIUS READY ballast water management system solution

13:49, 30 Март 2014

The Wärtsilä AQUARIUS READY solution is a phased process that enables cost savings and installation flexibility for ship owners preparing their vessels for ballast water treatment regulatory compliance. Having Wärtsilä as a single point of contact between the yard and the different authorities is another significant benefit for the owners. Two Ro-Ro ferries owned by UK based Condor Ferries are to be retrofitted with Wärtsilä's new AQUARIUS...

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Bergen Group to Upgrade ‘Floatel Superior’

21:23, 03 Февруари 2014

Bergen Group Hanøytangen has now been awarded a final agreement from Floatel International for a three week long yard stay and rig modification for the semi-submersible accommodation vessel Floatel Superior.   The agreement comprises various yard services and modification work to be carried out during the stay. Floatel Superior is scheduled for arrival at Hanøytangen I mid-February. Floatel Superior is an accommodation and construction support vessel with 440...

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Convenient drawer fridge with freezer compartment

14:28, 03 Февруари 2014

Convenience is one of the things that matter on board a boat. Honestly, who would want to fish around for the drinks in the backmost corner during a relaxed cruise? The new, spacious drawer fridge WAECO CoolMatic CRD 50 gives skippers convenient slide-out access to their refreshments. Everything is neatly arranged in rows – a most convenient way of keeping track of one’s on-board provisions. Wine and water, snacks and sweets are placed ready to hand in the first row. Secured by...

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Salvagers aim to refloat Concordia in June and tow away

21:51, 13 Януари 2014

Thirty massive tanks filled with air will lift the hulk of the Costa Concordia off the seabed in June so it can be towed away from the Italian island of Giglio where it capsized two years ago, officials said on Friday. The 114,500-tonne vessel hit rocks on January 13, 2012, killing 32 people. It was hauled upright in a complex "parbuckling" operation in September but still rests where it capsized, just outside the holiday island's small port. The ship's captain...

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