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.