Resolve removes wreck that threatened turtle nesting beach; Tech can track ships that turn off AIS transponders

May 22nd 2019
May 22, 2019 — A complex wreck removal operation by Resolve Marine Group has removed a threat to a beach that is home to five of the world’s seven species of sea turtle, four of which nest there – the green turtle, the hawksbill, the loggerhead, and the Olive Ridley.

Tech can track ships that turn off AIS transponders

Ship operators switching off their AIS transponders to indulge in activities such as sanctions busting may soon find that maritime domain awareness technology has caught up with them.

MAN to add low pressure gas engine to two-stroke range

MAN Energy Solutions Two-Stroke Business Unit has initiated the development of a low-pressure gas engine as a supplement to its existing, successful dual-fuel ME-GI engine. The company cites market demand as the rationale behind the move.

BIMCO develops cyber security clause

BIMCO’s Documentary Committee has agreed a new standard cyber security charterparty clause that requires the parties to implement cyber security procedures and systems, to help reduce the risk of an incident and mitigate the consequences should a security breach occur.
Wärtsilä inks long term LNG carrier service agreements

Wärtsilä has signed long-term service agreements covering four Japanese-owned LNG carriers. Two are owned by a joint venture between Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and Tokyo-based energy company JERA Co., Inc. (JERA) and two by a joint venture between JERA and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and JERA.
I-Tech AB names Dr. Markus Hoffman Technical Director

More bad new for barnacles. I-Tech AB, the bio-technology company responsible for the bio-active marine anti-fouling active agent Selektope, has appointed Dr. Markus Hoffmann to the role of Technical Director.