Industry Insight and Opinion
Pre-docking inspections provide an increasingly powerful means of ensuring a successful drydocking, according to MacGregor
Stuart Fuller, Market Liaison & Product Manager for Engine Oils in the Marine & Power division of TotalEnergies, recently spoke at the Nor-Shipping conference, providing insights and thoughts on the key drivers shaping the evolution of marine lubrication. Here, he captures some of the main points he shared with the audience of maritime professionals in Oslo.
Shipowners and managers are turning to Rotor Sails during scheduled berthing and drydocking to reduce their emissions and fuel consumption
In the past four years, at least four vessels have capsized during drydocking operations.
AkzoNobel says it will help shipowners save $100k a year from the new EU carbon levy
The noble aspirations to protect the marine environment celebrated by ‘MARPOL at 50’ are undermined when counterfeit parts are chosen for systems on board working ships
Balaena marks its first anniversary as owner of Gibdock dockyard in Gibraltar
Gulf Copper’s battle to salvage a floating dock and drydock the superdreadnought battleship USS Texas
BIO-SEA Prevents access to cyber hackers looking for an entry point into ship systems
Steve Gordon from Clarksons World Fleet Register reviews market developments since the last SMM four years ago
Marcus Schaerer, GM Technical & Services, Shell Marine looks at how lubricant manufacturers ensure products keep evolving while shipping continues transforming
Brookes Bell’s painting and coating division examines the root cause of coating failures, providing independent advice on painting and coating-related problems on everything from newbuild supervision through to vessel drydocking surveys.
Every detail matters, says Andrejus Babachinas, the CEO of BLRT Repair Yards, which has three shipyards – Tallinn Shipyard in Estonia, Western Shiprepair in Lithuania, and Turku Repair Yard in Finland.
How the repainting of four refrigerated cargo ships for Cosiarma SpA provided improved performance as well as reduced environmental impact
There is a wide selection of Ballast Water Treatment Systems [BWTS] currently available for shipowners – but effectiveness in real-world conditions can vary wildly, explains Konstantinos Stampedakis, Managing Director of Erma First.