Bureau Veritas completes a remote marine survey on LNG dual fuel harbour tug PSA Aspen

Bureau Veritas completes a remote marine survey
Bureau Veritas completes a remote marine survey

Bureau Veritas Marine Singapore (BV), in collaboration with PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd (PSA Marine), has successfully completed a remote marine survey on ‘PSA Aspen’, an LNG dual fuel harbour tug. Supported by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the project marks the first time a harbour tug registered under the Singapore Registry of Ships has undergone a fully accredited annual survey conducted remotely, without a surveyor physically present onboard the vessel.

Marine services provider and vessel owner, PSA Marine, has been working with leading classification Continue reading “Bureau Veritas completes a remote marine survey on LNG dual fuel harbour tug PSA Aspen”

RINA (Classification society) performs statutory and class surveys remotely

RINA performs statutory and class surveys remotely
RINA performs statutory and class surveys remotely

RINA has successfully carried out what it claims is the world’s first statutory and associated class intermediate surveys using remote technologies on the bulk carrier Cielo di Gaspesie, owned by the d’Amico Group. On completion, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), who attended the survey remotely, authorized RINA to certify the Cielo di Gaspesie.

The survey included an inspection of the hull and machinery. The ship is subject to the enhanced programme of inspections set by the international ESP Code; close-up surveys of ballast tanks and cargo Continue reading “RINA (Classification society) performs statutory and class surveys remotely”

North Sails launches 3Di OCEAN 3703D moulded sails dedicated to cruising

North Sails launches 3Di OCEAN 3703D moulded sails
North Sails launches 3Di OCEAN 3703D moulded sails

North Sails new product is built on the success of the company’s 3Di NORDAC polyester for smaller boats and its OCEAN 700 superyacht cruising sail.

3Di OCEAN 370 sits between those two products to meet the needs of cruising boats in the 35-60ft range for both monohulls and multihulls.

The sails use patented sail technology shaped on three-dimensional moulds that were originally developed for racing.

“Our company culture is driven by an innate desire to continually develop sail technologies that allow Continue reading “North Sails launches 3Di OCEAN 3703D moulded sails dedicated to cruising”

SmartShip notation awarded to world’s first DP2 shuttle tanker by DNV GL

In order to qualify for DNV GL’s SmartShip descriptive notation, a vessel must be equipped with technological features considered as smart technologies in marine applications in accordance with the DNV GL Class Guidelines for SmartShip CG-0508.

Eagle Petrolina received the notation for its navigation decision support system with route optimisation features, an energy efficiency management system with trim optimisation, as well as a ship performance monitoring system. The 279m shuttle tanker is also installed with SVESSEL, SHI’s own solution to meet the SmartShip standard, which allows onshore monitoring of the ship.

The newbuilding project is a result of a joint development project (JDP) between DNV GL and SHI, aimed at developing a “Half Crew Ready Smart Ship”. Signed in 2019, both companies have since then worked Continue reading “SmartShip notation awarded to world’s first DP2 shuttle tanker by DNV GL”

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