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DCSA Releases Cyber-Security Guide

.The best practices outlined by DCSA provide all shipping companies with a common language and a manageable, task-based approach for meeting the IMO’s January 2021 implementation timeframe, DCSA said in a statement.IMO’s Resolution MSC.428(98) on Maritime Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems was adopted in 2017 to ensure that vessels’ cyber risks are appropriately addressed in existing safety management systems.The guidelines provide high-level recommendations related to maritime cyber risk management in order to protect vessel’s against current and emerging cyber threats

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Anemoi Appoints Kim Diederichsen as CEO

to offer its patented energy saving technology to a global audience of tanker, bulker, roro and other vessel owners.Diederichsen joins Anemoi with a wealth of relevant maritime and technical experience having served most recently as CEO of Bawat A/S a Danish based company supplying ballast water management systems.Prior to that he was SVP at Remora responsible for sales of deepwater loading and mooring systems. He combines his commercial experience with a practical knowledge of seafaring having started his career at sea and qualifying as a master mariner.Kim Diederichsen said: “In business, timing

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MTR100: #4 Martin McDonald , SVP, Oceaneering

onshore operations,” said McDonald.  When McDonald and his team look at emerging technology trends, they see software and control systems technology – which go hand-in-hand – as the most pivotal to move the market forward faster.“They allow us to optimize the ROV power management systems, along with navigation, station keeping, manipulator tasks, sensors, intervention tooling, and system diagnostics, which leads to improved performance and efficiency gains. Continued software and control systems development are key components to enable subsea residency and autonomous interventions

CMA CGM Libra at South End Container Terminal in the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The port is a significant contributor to the regional economy: a recent economic impact report by Chris Lowe Planning and Management Group found that its output from operations in 2017/18 was C$1.97 billion, up 15 percent from 2015/16 values. Photo: Steve Farmer

PORTS: Halifax goes Digital

gap, arrivals and departures, and receive special alerts through the online portal. The high quality of the service has been widely recognized and last year The Port Operations Centre was the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) winner in the IT Awards program in the Port Operation and Management Systems category. Halifax Port Authority has also joined TradeLens, a blockchain-focused digital global shipping platform jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.“We are focused on digital transformation,” said Karen Oldfield, President and CEO, Halifax Port Authority. “With our partners

MarineNav ROVs for Marine Inspections

has been showcasing its latest technologies and equipment serving defense, aquaculture, law enforcement and first responder needs in marine operations. The company’s offerings include marine-grade navigation components such as computers and displays; advanced vessel monitoring (AVM) and fleet management systems; and customizable industrial underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).Interchangeable ROV componentsFor its ROVs, MarineNav has developed units that are designed to enable quick and easy exchange of interchangeable modular components. The company said that with a range of optional plug-in

Martin McDonald, Senior Vice President, ROV Division, Oceaneering International.
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One-on-One with Martin McDonald, SVP, ROV Division, Oceaneering

be controlled remotely and operated with minimum to zero maintenance.What do you count as the most important technology, or technology trend, that has made ROVs more efficient and cost effective?Software and control systems – the two go hand-in-hand. They allow us to optimize the ROV power management systems, along with navigation, station keeping, manipulator tasks, sensors, intervention tooling, and system diagnostics, which leads to improved performance and efficiency gains. Continued software and control systems development are key components to enable subsea residency and autonomous interventions

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ABS: Guidance for Remote Inspection Technologies

and high definition cameras, ABS said it can collect, trend and provide value to clients with new RITs in a safe and effective way.Developed through extensive marine and offshore trials and testing, the guidance covers a range of areas, including equipment specification, data management, associated management systems, recommended standards for service providers, training requirements and potential operational limitations of RITs

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Fjord Orders 10 Hybrid Power Management Systems

Norway-based company Fjord Maritime has ordered 10 hybrid power management systems at Bosch Rexroth for application onboard of fish feed barges.The plug-in systems significantly reduce generator running times, cutting fuel consumption up to 60% and considerably reducing emission rates. Total cost of ownership will run down.- Smart plug-in system provides energy efficient solution for fish feed barges- Up to 80% reduction in diesel generator running times- Reduced fuel consumption and emissions- Diesels generators for new build barge can be downsizedThe containerized power management system features an

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Deep Sea Mooring Wins Diamond Offshore Contract

a range of engineering and rig services expertise.Wolfgang Wandl, Group CEO at Vryhof, said, “Not only are we committing to a 10-year partnership agreement for the provision of mooring equipment to Diamond, but we will also be working closely together on the latest advanced mooring integrity management systems with regular meetings throughout the year.”DSM said it will also work with the Houston-based offshore driller in developing its Mooring Integrity Management System (MIMS) in an effort to ensure the mooring integrity for Diamond’s mobile offshore drilling units. Diamond’s MIMS

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Kongsberg to Equip New Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

;s operational effectiveness. The suite will include dynamic positioning, navigation, thruster control and automation systems, all enhanced by inbuilt measures to improve functionality and safety. The delivery will be augmented by an electrical package including battery hybrid power and energy management systems, which will perpetrate a sharp reduction in fuel oil consumption, thereby driving down the vessel’s CO2 and NOx emissions

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