Launch of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild scheduled for 17 July

 

Beginning in October 2015, the construction of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild will be completed in a few weeks’ time at Multiplast in Vannes after over twenty months in gestation. Weather permitting, the launch of the latest addition to the Gitana fleet will take place on the morning of Monday 17 July. For the members of Gitana Team, who have stepped things up another gear again, they’re into their last month of build and suffice to say that given the scale of the manufacture time required by this large, latest generation, offshore trimaran, these few weeks seem like a mere drop in the ocean.

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New OSV giant emerges; Trump to nominate Kings Pointer as Maritime Administrator

New OSV giant emerges from Norwegian mega merger
New OSV giant emerges from Norwegian mega merger
June 22, 2017 — With the completion of a series of transactions, a large new high-end offshore service vessel (OSV) company —Solstad Farstad ASA— has emerged from the merger of Solstad Offshore, Farstad Shipping and Deep Sea Supply. The company has a fleet of 152 OSVs of which 33 are CSVs, 64 PSVs and 55 AHTS.

 

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Rán Racing On Top of 52 SUPER SERIES Roller Coaster

 

(Thursday 22nd June, Porto Cervo) – For two of the 2017 season’s top 52 SUPER SERIES teams the familiar waters of Porto Cervo, Sardinia have been something of an emotional rollercoaster. The oft heard cliché that so competitive is the 52 SUPER SERIES fleet right now that one day you are in the penthouse, seemingly unstoppable, then, severely punished for the smallest of mistakes, you are languishing on the pavement.

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Companies plead guilty in tanker pollution case; New WETA ferries feature Wesmar bow thrusters

MTU Friederichshafen has new "green" paint shop
MTU Friederichshafen has new “green” paint shop
June 21, 2017 — Rolls-Royce Power Systems is putting a new paint shop into operation at its MTU Plant 2 in Friedrichshafen, Germany. The new shop will make painting operations more efficient and more environmentally friendly, reducing throughput times by approximately 20%. The use of aqueous paint helps reduce solvent emissions, and cleaning of engines and components is also carried out without the use of solvents.

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Epsilon; for even more comfort!

 

Epsilon; for even more comfort!
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21-06-2017 | 07:00 | Hengelo | Rubriek: BIN
Carefree sailing and feeling as free as a bird. Relax and enjoy the unlimited use of all the facilities your boat has to offer plus the added bonus of using multiple appliances simultaneously; all this without having to take the onboard energy provision into account thanks to Super B’s latest lithium ion battery, the ‘Epsilon’. The new battery offers huge energy reserves, weighs substantially less, is easy to install and will last considerably longer than other batteries. A battery with much more energy than ever before!

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World’s first remotely operated commercial vessel; VIDEO: Vigor launches complex liquefied ammonia barge

Svitzer tug becomes world's first remotely operated commercial
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Svitzer tug becomes world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel
June 20, 2017 — Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbor, Denmark. From the vessel’s remote base at Svitzer headquarters, the Svitzer Hermod’s captain berthed the tug alongside the quay in Copenhagen harbor, undocked, turned 360°, and piloted it to the Svitzer HQ, before docking again.

 

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ITC Global Initiates Installations to Deliver Communications Services on Brazil FPSO Fleet

 

Sion, Switzerland – June 20, 2017 – ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments, announced today that it has initiated installations to deliver communications services to seven floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels located offshore Brazil for a leading oil and gas service company. This follows the successful deployment of services to four vessels in West Africa and represents the second of three deployment phases for the company’s globally dispersed FPSOs. The three-year, multimillion-dollar contract covers vessels across West Africa, Brazil and North America.

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