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  • NEW DNV GL MARINE WARRANTY STANDARDS ARE A DIGITAL FIRST

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    The energy industry’s only Standard for the warranty approval of marine operations is published today by DNV GL. The Standard is the first to deploy a digital solution that provides users with information most relevant to a specific project.

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  • Statoil completes efficient exploration drilling campaign offshore Newfoundland

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    Statoil, along with its partners, has finalized a 19-month exploration drilling program offshore Newfoundland. The purpose of the drilling program was to increase the robustness of the Bay du Nord project and to test new areas of the Flemish Pass Basin.

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  • Golar LNG redesigns ship management with the BASSnet software

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    Following a comprehensive exercise to insource all ship management functions and to build a fully integrated shipping company, Golar LNG recently chose the BASSnet™ software as the core building block for the management of its fleet of 23 LNG carriers.

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  • Wan Hai Orders Eight Containerships in Japan

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    Taiwan’s shipping company Wan Hai Lines has decided to expand its fleet as it ordered eight new containerships from a Japanese shipbuilder, according to the company’s stock exchange filing.

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  • MOL introduces ClassNK CMAXS eGICSX on tanker newbuilding

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    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has introduced ClassNK Consulting Service’s condition-based monitoring (CBM) system ClassNK CMAXS e-GICSX on the M/V Taranaki Sun, marking the system’s first commercial application.

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  • GE and Technip sign Memorandum of Understanding to explore digital solutions for new LNG projects

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    GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) and Technip (Euronext: TEC) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a joint project to explore areas to co-develop digital solutions for the LNG industry, with a particular focus on the design and build phase of new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects.

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  • Shipowners Must Focus on Operational Optimization to Survive Challenging Economic Climate

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    Broadband connectivity is vital to stay ahead of the competition, a maritime thought leader suggests during the Posidonia 2016 conference in Athens.

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  • Statoil signs agreement with the Science Museum Group to become title sponsor of new interactive gallery Wonderlab

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    Opening in October, Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery will feature interactive exhibits, artworks, live demonstrations and immersive experiences.

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  • Simplified subsea intervention with an electric eel

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    This year's Subsea Upcoming Company of the Year award is given to a disruptive technology for inspection, maintenance and repair operations for the subsea related industries.

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  • New 27 inch Optically bonded HD CAT 1 IMO Radar and ECDIS display for ultimate viewability

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    Announcing today the new Simrad® M5027 optically bonded HD monitor for the commercial marine market. The 27” Simrad M5027 marine monitor is designed to meet the color calibration requirements of ECDIS systems and the size requirements of 320mm CAT1 radar systems.

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  • GROWING VERTOM BOJEN CHOOSE DNV GLs SHIPMANAGER SOFTWARE

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    Vertom-Bojen Bereederungs GmbH & Co. KG is implementing DNV GL’s ShipManagerTM integrated fleet management software to further improve cost efficiency, process optimization and quality of operations for 41 vessels.

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  • MacGregor continues its run of Hatlapa deck machinery deliveries to COSCOs ultra large container carriers

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    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract that will extend its deliveries of Hatlapa deck machinery to a growing series of ultra large container carriers (ULCCs) being built at three shipyards across Asia for the global container shipping organisation, COSCO Container Lines. The latest contract was signed in the first quarter of 2016.

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  • Liberian Registry introduces cost saving measures

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    The Liberian Registry has introduced a range of cost-saving provisions to help mitigate the burden and financial strain currently being placed on owners and operators of Liberian-flag vessels during the sustained economic downturn in the maritime and offshore sectors.

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  • SSA PRESIDENT ESBEN POULSSON ELECTED AS ICS CHAIRMAN

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    The President of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) Mr Esben Poulsson has been elected as the new Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

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  • Fleet One Global brings flexibility and choice to the maritime industry

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    Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile secure satellite communications services, today launched Fleet One Global; a simple, cost effective service designed to offer basic voice and data connectivity to the maritime market.

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  • ABBs Marine Software to help ensure safe passage of entire Cosco Heavy Transport fleet

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    Xiang Rui Kou semi-submersible vessel to be outfitted with ABB’s decision support system.

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  • World premiere of new boat with diesel outboard engines at HSBO in Gothenburg

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    Norsafe has released a brand new boat model, the Marathon 900 RIB. To compliment an already wide range of boat models for professional and military customers, the company’s first RIB was launched at High Speed Boat Operations in Gothenburg this month.

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  • Wartsila supports industry future with engine donation to Texas AandM University at Galveston

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    Wärtsilä has donated an 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 20 engine and generating set, to the Marine Engineering Technology Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston. The donation represents a continuation of Wärtsilä's ongoing industry support programme aimed at helping future maritime sector leaders to acquire detailed understanding of marine technologies.

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  • Apply Emtunga selects Roxtec for North Sea projects

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    In the Arendal Yard in Gothenburg, Sweden, Apply Emtunga is building the offshore accommodation modules to the oil rig projects Martin Linge and ETAP. As the living quarters are to be the safest place on a rig Apply Emtunga puts a lot of effort into creating maximum safety. One way to ensure safety is to use Roxtec cable and pipe transits.

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  • Alfa Laval PureBallast near completion of required USCG testing procedures

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    Alfa Laval continues to move swiftly towards the submission of a US Coast Guard (USCG) type approval application for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3.1. The company has performed half of the required land-based tests and is set to conclude the remainder of these within Q2.

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  • ØSTENSJØ REDERI ORDERS SECOND ROLLSROYCE DESIGNED OFFSHORE WIND FARM SUPPORT VESSEL

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    Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with the yard Astilleros Gondan in Spain to design and equip a second Service Operation Vessel for shipowner Østensjø Rederi. The vessel will support wind farm operations for DONG Energy.

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  • Navico SIMRAD ECDIS wins Russian Maritime Register type approval

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    Integrated electronic navigation specialist Navico has secured type approval for its SIMRAD® MARIS ECDIS900 Mk 5 and Mk 15 electronic chart data information systems (ECDIS) by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, in a development expected to make a significant impact in the commercial maritime and fishing sectors.

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  • OEM suppliers favored by 87 per cent for reduced downtime and better parts availability

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    Independent study shows organizations favor OEMs for long term business value.

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  • Thome Ship Management Selects KVH Media Groups MOVIElink Service for 41 Vessels

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    KVH Media Group, the largest and leading distributor of licensed films to the maritime market, and part of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), has announced an agreement with Thome Ship Management to provide 41 Thome vessels with the MOVIElink service. Part of the Thome Group, which is one of the world’s leading ship managers, Thome Ship Management will initially roll out the MOVIElink service to product tankers and LPG carriers.

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  • DNV GL presents COMPIT Award 2016

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    Henrique M. Gaspar has been announced as the winner of the DNV GL COMPIT Award 2016. The Brazilian CAD (computational aided design) expert, working at NTNU Ålesund, was honoured for his work on merging innovative digital technologies in ship design and operation at the COMPIT Conference, which took place from 9 to 11 May in Lecce, Italy.

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  • ABS Releases MODU LayUp Reactivation Guide

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    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the offshore industry, has published a guide to help drilling asset owners carry out rig layups.

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  • Technip awarded umbilical supply contract by Statoil in Norway

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    Technip’s wholly-owned subsidiary Technip Umbilicals Ltd.(1) has been awarded a contract by Statoil ASA to supply the umbilical(2) to the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 field offshore Norway.

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  • Cancellation of rig contract

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    Statoil has, on behalf of the Aasta Hansteen licence, decided to cancel the contract with Seadrill for the West Hercules drilling rig.

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  • New KONGSBERG and DNV GL partnership set to reduce training provider costs for meeting STCW regulations

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    Kongsberg Maritime has entered a partnership with class society DNV GL to issue Product Certificates for Maritime Simulator Systems required by maritime training providers in order to meet flag state requirements under STCW regulation I/12.

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  • Japan Weather Association to provide ShipDC with marine weather info

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    The database service operated by ClassNK’s wholly owned subsidiary Ship Data Center (ShipDC) has been set to receive marine weather information from Japan Weather Association.

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  • PPG working with industry partners to develop innovative eco-friendly ship hull film system

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    PPG’s (NYSE: PPG) protective and marine business has received EU Funding for an exciting new project which aims to produce an innovative fouling protection system for commercial vessels.

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  • Breakthrough order for Alfa Laval PureNOx Prime on five VLECs

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    PureNOx Prime, Alfa Laval’s new PureNOx solution for water treatment in Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR), will be part of EGR systems on five very large ethane carriers (VLECs) to be operated by United Ethane Carriers (UEC).

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  • NORSAFE SHOWING COMPREHENSIVE RANGE AT POSIDONIA

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    Norsafe, global leader in lifeboat manufacture and design, will be showing a comprehensive range of its renowned safety craft at Posidonia, June 6 to 10th 2016 at stand 420, hall 3.

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  • Veritas Petroleum Services draws on fuel testing expertise to deliver fuel management Elearning to shipping industry with Seagull Maritime AS

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    Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) and Seagull Maritime AS announced today that they have signed a collaborative agreement that will capitalise on their complementary strengths to bring state-of-the-art fuel management training to the maritime industry.

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  • Roxtec presents sealing solutions against constant water pressure

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    Roxtec clearly met a huge need when they developed the constant water pressure resistant Roxtec UG (underground) sealing solutions for cables and pipes. The company now follows-up the initial success by expanding the product portfolio with Roxtec RS UG (round seals for single cables or pipes).

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  • Selektope wins European Marine Engineering Award

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    Gothenburg-based I-Tech’s Selektope® antifouling agent has secured one of the prestigious European Marine Engineering Awards 2016, in recognition of the breakthrough marine coating ingredient’s Environmental Performance.

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  • Cobham and Inmarsat enable smart shipping for Nanjing Tankers Corporation

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    Largest contract to date for Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress paves the way for ‘smart shipping’ for Nanjing Tanker Corporation, with installation of Cobham’s SAILOR 60 GX and SAILOR 100 GX antenna systems across 70 ships.

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  • ABB wins key contract to electrify new Norwegian hybrid car ferry

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    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will supply the power system for a hybrid car ferry serving an important passenger route in Norway.

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  • MacGregor solutions specified for next generation cruise ships

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    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured orders for environmentally-friendly equipment for four next-generation eco-cruise ships which will be built in Germany and Finland. The vessels will be the first liquefied natural gas-powered cruise ships to enter the market. The orders were booked into first quarter 2016 order intake.

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  • AAWA PROJECT INTRODUCES THE PROJECTs FIRST COMMERCIAL SHIP OPERATORS

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    The Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA) project, led by Rolls-Royce, introduced the project’s first commercial ship operators: ferry operator Finferries and dry bulk cargo carriers ESL Shipping Oy. The announcement came at a conference presenting the findings of the initiative’s first year of research at Helsinki’s Finlandia in April.

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  • Tuco Marine Group inks new contract to the Norwegian Archipelago

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    Norwegian Archipelago Services purchases another ProZero 10.5 meter Workboat. Holmestrand Municipality commissions the vessel for the Archipelago services.

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  • Seagull Maritime leads the way into mobile apps

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    The Seagull mobile app for crew training status is set to revolutionise the way seafarers track their training records and receive critical safety alerts, by making both instantly accessible via iPhones and Android devices.

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  • LR issues technical guidance for ship design in a digital age

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    Cyber Shipping! Deploying information and communications technology in shipping – Lloyd’s Register’s approach to assurance

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  • Gibdock mobilises worlds largest windfarm JackUp

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    Gibdock has confirmed its role as one of the offshore industry’s pre-eminent shiprepair and conversion yards through its selection for the afloat mobilisation of Seajacks Scylla, the largest and most advanced windfarm installation jack-up ever built.

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