Friday , March 22 2019


ABS Launches Electronic Certificates for its Fleet

Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has launched electronic certificates (e-Certificates) for its entire classed-fleet. The tamper-proof, independently verifiable and secure e-Certificates are the digital equivalents of traditional ABS paper certificates. Availability of the new certificates will be subject to individual Flag Administrations’ authorisation. ABS chairman, president and CEO ...

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Rolls-Royce to supply battery packs for six offshore vessels

The deal also includes an option for the supply of equipment for two additional vessels. Rolls-Royce has agreed to deliver an energy storage container system (ESSU) and an upgraded ship design engineering package to match the new features of the vessels as part of the arrangement. An upgraded dynamic positioning ...

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Port of Rotterdam commissions new hybrid vessel

The Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands has commissioned the new hybrid patrol vessel RPA 8 that was built by Kooiman Group in Zwijndrecht. The new 25m-long boat can run on both diesel and diesel-electric power and replaces the previous RPA 3, which had reached the end of its technical ...

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