Ecochlor awarded type approval for BWMS range

Massachusetts-based ballast water management system (BWMS) manufacturer, Ecochlor, has been awarded type approval for its entire range of units, with flow rates from 500m3/hour to 16,200m3/hour. The Norwegian Maritime Authority has approved the...


IOG awards Phase I EPCI contract

British energy company Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has ordered two offshore platforms from Dutch yard HSM Offshore BV. The company has awarded the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for two platforms which will...


Leading port authorities to cooperate on MASS standards

Under the auspices of the Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) Port Network, established in Singapore, port authorities from China, South Korea, Japan, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Singapore and Rotterdam are to collaborate on the drawing up of...


Fugro cements autonomous solutions with USV order

Dutch survey operator Fugro has ordered two 12m uncrewed surface vessels (USVs) from British builder Sea-Kit. The first of the Sea-Kit X-class USVs will be delivered to Fugro in Perth, Australia, in the fourth quarter of 2020. It will feature...


Schottel to supply propulsion systems for expedition cruise vessel

A 196-passenger expedition cruise vessel under construction for Oceanwide Expeditions at Brodosplit in Croatia is to have main and auxiliary propulsion equipment supplied by Schottel. The Janssonius, being built to Lloyd’s Register’s LR PC6 class,...


Intellian unveils new range of GX antennas

Satellite antenna manufacturer, Intellian, has unveiled the latest addition to its GX range of antennas type-approved to work with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band VSAT network. The 65cm GX60NX terminal is the smallest in the range and is designed...

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