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Smart Ship Certification

Ever Forward

Evergreen Marine Corp. Ltd. has been awarded Digital Safe Security certification from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its latest 12,000 TEU ultralarge containership, Ever Forward, which was built and delivered by Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) in September 2020.   SHI used its smart ship solution, SVESSEL, to develop the digital ship system on board Ever Forward.  This solution provides operators and shore-based staff

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Joint R&D for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels to Reduce GHG Emissions

NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corp. and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) that would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). The joint R&D aims not only to utilize ammonia as a marine fuel but also to

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Video: ROVs for Vessel Inspections

As part of Deep Trekker’s “Think Tank Friday” series, “Robotics for Effective and Efficient Vessel Inspections,” which was released in June, features experts discussing how robotics can be used to visually inspect hulls. Shipyard managers talk about using ROVs to perform block checks during drydocking, inspect hulls and running gear, monitor ports, and glean helpful information on equipment failure. Watch

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Through-Life Solutions for Cruise Ship Stability

Foreship

By Markus Aarnio Ship stability means two things. First, the ship must float and be safe enough in all weathers and in all the operational conditions it will encounter; this is called intact stability. Second, the ship has to float and enable safe evacuation if there is hull damage; this is called damage stability. In practice, adequate stability is maintained

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Game Development Students to Develop HPK for Vessel Docking

Red Jet 7

Southampton maritime energy-efficiency firm Azurtane has joined forces with the School of Media Arts and Technology at Solent University to leverage the skills of student game developers in a high-precision kinematics (HPK), marine vessel docking project. The objective is to convert high-precision positioning data generated by Azurtane’s HPK technology into a user interface to enhance the vessel commander’s visualization of

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Metal Shark Expands into Peru

Metal Shark 45 Defiant

U.S.-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has announced its expansion into the country of Peru, with a new patrol boat order now in production and a multiyear coproduction agreement recently established with the state-operated Peruvian shipyard Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA-PERU SA). The first round of Peruvian Navy maritime interdiction vessels are now being built by Metal Shark in the U.S. Under a co-production

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