Top News of the Week October 28 – November 2, 2013

Top News of the Week October 28 – November 2, 2013

Two Ships Collide in Kiel Canal, Germany

A coastal cargo ship Siderfly collided with Dutch-flagged gas carrier Coral Ivory early Monday morning in the Kiel Canal, in Northern Germany, according to Germany’s Central Command for Maritime Emergencies (CCME).

USA: First Zumwalt Class Destroyer Launched

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy’s first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct. 28 at their Bath, Maine, shipyard. The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) will be the lead ship of the Navy’s newest destroyer class, designed for littoral operations and land attack.

Damen Shipyards Galati Delivers Third PSV to World Wide Supply

Damen Shipyards Galati has handed over the third Platform Supply Vessel in a series of six to World Wide Supply of Norway.

Norwegian GETAWAY About to Get Floated Out

On 2 November 2013 the 146,600-gt cruise ship Norwegian GETAWAY, whose construction has taken merely 12 months, will float out of MEYER WERFT’s covered building dock II. Over the last few weeks the shipyard has been busy conducting extensive tests and machinery trials.

Hyundai Mipo Bags Orders for 16 MR Tankers

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) from Ulsan, South Korea, signed on October 29th 2013 two contracts worth circa $492 million for the construction of sixteen Medium Range (MR) tankers.

 

 

 

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Marine Maintenance World Expo 29 September – 1 October

The international exhibition of maintenance and repair technologies, tools, spare parts, services and systems for vessels of all sizes, from yachts, commercial fishing vessels, work boats, passenger and vehicle ferries, to cargo ships, cruise ships, naval defence fleets, oil tankers, offshore support vessels and offshore-energy platforms.

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• Boat-lifting equipment
• Dry dock tools and equipment
• Underwater ship inspection surveys
• Underwater repair technology
• Marine engine maintenance equipment
• Maintenance of marine engine control systems
• Marine transmission maintenance systems
• Predictive maintenance systems
• Engine and oil analysis equipment
• Wear particle indicators
• Vibration analysis systems
• On-ship/onboard visual monitoring display equipment
• Bow stem slamming and strain monitoring
• Water quality monitoring
• Ship maintenance software
• Lifeboat maintenance systems
• Ship repair specialists from around the world
• Hydraulic analysis, coolant analysis, and other fluid analysis
• Wet/underwater welding
• Propeller polishing equipment
• Wireless handheld inventory monitors
• Marine monitoring and control platform
• Integrated platform management systems
• Load cells
• Mooring tension monitoring systems
• Hull stress monitoring equipment
• Tow load monitoring, mooring load monitoring, jetty management monitoring systems
• Mooring load monitoring and analysis equipment
• Marine equipment status monitoring and control systems
• Salinometers
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• Fleet management systems
• Alarm monitoring equipment
• Power maintenance systems/electrical maintenance systems

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