NEWS AND VIEWS FROM SHIPPINGINSIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS – WEEK OF OCTOBER 11

Norway Readies for Autonomous Ship Testing

October 5, 2016 — The Norwegian Maritime Authority and the Norwegian Coastal Administration have signed an agreement which allows for testing of autonomous ships in the Trondheim fjord.

For full story see http://maritime-executive.com/article/norway-readies-for-autonomous-ship-testing

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TPI Megaline Selects ABB’s OCTOPUS Software

art2October 6, 2016 — The Korean heavy lift company TPI Megaline has selected ABB (ABB)’s predictive OCTOPUS marine software to ensure safe and efficient operations on one of its vessels.

For full story see
http://www.marinelink.com/news/megaline-software-selects416499

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MAN, Wartsila approve LUKOIL NAVIGO MCL Ultra

art3 October 4, 2016 — (MOSCOW) — NAVIGO MCL Ultra was developed by LUKOIL Marine specifically for vessels operating in Emission Control Areas (ECA). In order to comply with emission regulations, ships in ECAs run on ultra-low sulfur fuel.

For full story see
http://www.professionalmariner.com/Web-Bulletin-2016/MAN-Wartsila-approve-LUKOIL-NAVIGO-MCL-Ultra/

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Eagle LNG Joins SEA\LNG Coalition

October 5, 2016 — The recently formed cross-industry coalition SEA\LNG is growing, now with the addition of bulk LNG provider Eagle LNG Partners as the first new industry partner to the coalition.

For full story see
http://www.maritimeprofessional.com/news/eagle-joins-sealng-coalition-296394

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Singapore unveils new bunkering initiatives

art5October 6, 2016 — The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), took yesterday’s opening of the Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) as the opportunity to unveil several new initiatives that form part of Singapore’s continued efforts to enhance bunkering processes and prepare the bunkering industry to meet future demands—including LNG bunkering.

For full story see http://www.marinelog.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=23342:singapore-unveils-new-bunkering-initiatives&Itemid=231

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