- ZNT Yard. New growth opportunities
- Large freezer trawler General Troshev delivered to Customer
Sea trials have been completed and
the Russian flag has been run up and General
Troshev is ready to serve for Russia’s
benefit. Over the last twenty years this
large freezer trawler of the 1288 project
is the first vessel of such a class built in
the post-Soviet space.
- Analysis of a possibility to use natural gas as fuel for vessels of mixed sailing type
- Equipment manufactured by Marine Technics is always in stock
- Marine engines MTU of 2000 series
- Cost-effective solution against fouling
- Maprom lubrication system
Maprom Engineering B.V. is proud to announce that their Closed
Water Lubricated Sterntube System is selected for the ROSNEFTEFLOT
new building program of vessels type 00211 for which the keel is laid at
JSC “ Far- Eastern Shipbuilding and Repair Center” in Vladivostok Russia.
- Optimal solution for safe navigation: MDC-2000 series radar made by Koden Electronics
- BLRT Grupp delivered world’s largest gas-powered ferry
Dec. 14, 2011 in Ålesund, Norway, a naming ceremony
for MF Boknafjord, the world’s largest gas ferry, took place.
The largest gas-powered ferry in the world Boknafjord was
built by shipbuilding company Fiskerstarnd BLRT for the transport
company Fjord1 in accordance with the results of the international
tender. The ship was designed by the company Multi Maritime.
- Bilge water challenges: rethinking the solution
International regulations demand the reduction
of oil content in bilge water to 15 ppm
before it can be discharged into the ocean.
Yet while bilge water treatment systems are
carefully regulated by International Maritime
Organization (IMO) resolution MEPC.60(33)
or MEPC 107(49), many ship owners and ship
operators possess type-approved systems that
fail to do their job at sea.
- Russian Maritime Register of Shipping is recognized by European Community
Feb. 21, 2012 – Russian Maritime Register of Shipping
(RS) is now officially recognised by the European
Parliament and the Council of the European Union as
a classification society fully meeting the criteria for the
relevant work under Directive 2006/87/EC. The Directive
establishes the technical requirements to inland waterway
vessels for operation on all European inland waterways,
including the Rhine.
- GE “Global Innovation Barometer” examines state of business innovation in a volatile global economy
- Pneumatic plants protecting from ice formation
- Maritime University of Szczecin invites students
The Maritime University of Szczecin
is one of the biggest maritime universities
in Europe running Bachelor’s and Master’s
degree courses for future sailors and other
specialists in the area. MUS offers study opportunities
in English for foreign students.
- Port News
- Philadelphia regional port authority signs Memorandum of understanding with port of Klaipeda
The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda
and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
January 20, 2012 signed an
historic Memorandum of Understanding
that promises to open Philadelphia ports
to the European and Asian shipping trade
via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian
port city on the eastern coast of the
Ocean and shelf exploration
- Kongsberg to head up a major consortium to develop Integrated Environmental Monitoring System
In order to reduce the environmental risks
from oil and gas operations, a consortium
consisting of Kongsberg, IBM, and DNV
will now develop a real-time environmental
monitoring solution together with their
client Statoil. The 150 MNOK project is
led by Kongsberg and will use integrated
technology to create a step change for the
operators’ access and operational usage
of environmental data.
- South Stream – Europe's energy security
The South Stream project is aimed at
strengthening the European energy
security. It is the key project in the diversification
strategy for gas supply
routes to the EU. The South Stream gas
pipeline will ensure a direct connection
between hydrocarbons suppliers and
consumers thus raising significantly
the energy supply security on the entire
- Alliance Oil and Repsol reach an agreement to form and govern Russian exploration and production joint venture
Dec. 20, 2011 – Repsol Chairman Antonio Brufau and Alliance Group Chairman
Musa Bazhaev have signed an agreement in Moscow to form a joint venture
that serves as a growth platform for both companies in the Russian Federation, the
world's largest oil and gas producer.
- A “small window” to the unknown world of subglacial Lake Vostok is open
Feb. 8, 2012 - The Arctic and Antarctic
Research Institute has received the
following formal report from A.M.Yelagin,
Head of Vostok station of the 57th RAE and
Dr. N.I. Vasilyev, Head of the glacial-drilling
team of the 57th RAE.
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