Tag Archives: Port of Rotterdam

World’s Largest Construction Vessel Fitted with All-Silicon Gyroscope

Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd’s latest inertial measurement technology has been used in AD Navigation AS’s new pilot’s aid, the ADX XR, to successfully guide the Pioneering Spirit—the world’s largest construction vessel—into Maasvlakte in the Port of Rotterdam. The vessel is designed for the single-lift installation and removal of large oil and gas platforms and the installation of record-weight pipelines. With large vessels such as

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Bureau Veritas joins Global Industry Alliance to Support Low-Carbon Shipping

Inspection and certification organization Bureau Veritas joined 15 other members in the Global Industry Alliance (GIA), a public-private partnership that aims to bring together maritime industry leaders to support an energy-efficient and low-carbon maritime transport system. GIA was created in June 2017 under the GloMEEP (Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships) Project, which is jointly supported by the Global Environment Facility (GEF),

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