SWZ NEWS

First TSHD LNG Conversion in Europe

May 17, 2018

Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu) on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG.

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RR and AXA Step into Risk Management Products for Autonomous Shipping

May 17, 2018

Rolls-Royce (RR) and AXA Corporate Solutions have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore ways in which they can combine their respective products to increase levels of remote control and automation.

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Oceanic Launches New Monitor and Control System

May 17, 2018

Oceanic Systems (UK) Ltd has introduced Poseidon, an advanced Alarm, Monitoring and Control System.

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VIDEO: Pilot Steps onto Moving Ship in 20" Ice

May 17, 2018

A pilot was seen boarding a cargo ship in icy conditions.

The pilot boards the ship near the coast of Hailuoto, Finland. The ship was travelling to the port of Oulu. At the moment, the ice was 20" thick.

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Van Oord Orders Two LNG Dredgers

May 17, 2018

Van Oord has ordered two trailing suction hopper dredgers with a hopper capacity of 10,500 m3 each. Both vessels will be fitted with an LNG installation.

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