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SMM 2024: AI accelerates the digital transformation

Digitalising processes makes shipping more flexible, efficient and eco-friendly. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is playing role of growing importance in these efforts. Companies from across the globe will target the topic at the AI CENTER as part of the leading international maritime trade fair in Hamburg, where innovative start-ups will showcase their solutions. Under the heading …

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FMS enters Japanese floating offshore wind market

A landmark Business Collaboration Agreement has been agreed between global mooring solutions expert, First Marine Solutions and Horizon Ocean Management, Ltd. (HOM) – a subsidiary joint venture between Japanese industrial giant, Mitsui and the country’s leading turbine maintenance company, Hokutaku. The Agreement will see the development of mooring strategy-related services for the floating offshore wind …

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Avantis & Zamakona Yards announce strategic collaboration

Avantis, a leader in engineering and service solutions, together with Zamakona Yards, known for its extensive yard facilities, has announced a strategic collaboration aimed at enhancing yard stay solutions for the marine and drilling contracting industry. This partnership is set to redefine service offerings by combining Avantis’ engineering prowess with Zamakona’s state-of-the-art facilities, catering to …

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Corvus Energy to supply battery systems for 10 new hybrid tugboats servicing the Panama Canal

The Panama Canal Authority ordered 10 hybrid tractor tugboats from European shipbuilder, Astilleros Armón, with options for another 10 similar vessels, and Corvus Energy will supply the battery systems for the hybrid-electric vessels. The Panama Canal Authority / Astilleros Armón contract signed in October 2023 was valued at US$150M total for the first 10 vessels, …

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Marlink strengthens its global customer proximity to meet growing demand for digital solutions

Marlink, the leading smart network and digital solutions company, is expanding its global service support network in strategic maritime locations to better serve its growing customer base with its innovative portfolio of digital solutions. Marlink has consistently increased its share of the maritime, energy and offshore markets. The expansion of service capabilities reflects the need …

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Newly certified methanol valves to improve dual-fuel shipbuilding

Pres-Vac Engineering has announced the successful certification of its innovative high-velocity methanol valves, setting new standards in the construction of dual-fuel vessels. These valves, essential for the safety and efficiency of methanol tank systems, are now certified under the IMO 1621 standard among other rigorous regulatory benchmarks. The newly certified valves enable greater flexibility in …

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DESMI celebrates record-breaking year and unveils ambitious growth strategy

DESMI has reported 2023 as a landmark year. Despite experiencing an expected market contraction in the ballast water management system business, which in the recent years has accounted for a significant portion of its revenue, the company has outperformed its expectations. The upcoming regulatory deadline for retrofit of ballast water management systems on certain marine …

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Holt Logistics’ Packer Avenue Marine Terminal enhances gate operations with Advent eModal’s PreGate System

Advent eModal (AeM), the world’s largest port community system serving the intermodal supply chain, has announced that Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, operated by Greenwich Terminals LLC and a part of Holt Logistics Corp., has expanded its use of AeM’s eModal Community Portal with the deployment of PreGate at the Port of Philadelphia. The addition of …

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QatarEnergy and Nakilat sign a long-term agreement to charter and operate nine QC-Max LNG vessels

Qatar Gas Transport Company Limited (Nakilat) has announced the signing of a long-term agreement to charter and operate nine QC-Max class LNG vessels, as part of QatarEnergy’s program to expand its fleet of LNG carriers. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs, President and …

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