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Shipbuilder Looks to Internet of Things for Future Business

art1July 6, 2016 — South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop Internet of Things applications for ships with SK Shipping, Intel, Microsoft, the Ulsan Center for Creative Economy & Innovation (UCCEI) and the Daejeon Center for Creative Economy & Innovation (DCCEI).

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 The Maritime Executive

Low Sulfur Fuel Made from Plastic Waste

art2July 6, 2016 —Recycling Technologies of the U.K. has created a low sulfur fuel from residual mixed plastic waste that is not amenable to direct recycling and would otherwise go to landfill. The group claims the fuel is a substitute for fossil based heavy fuel oil and diesel in applications such as power generation and marine propulsion.

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The Maritime Executive

 ClassNK Launches NK-SHIPS App

art3July 7, 2016 — Classification society ClassNK has launched the NK-SHIPS app, a mobile version of the free, web-based information service NK-SHIPS for owners, operators and managers of NK-classed vessels or vessels whose ISM/ISPS/MLC are registered with ClassNK.

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IBIA investigates: Brexit and Sulphur Regulations – what now?

art4July 8, 2016 —The prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union – nicknamed ‘Brexit’ – has raised a number of questions regarding the status, now and in the future, of sulphur regulations in the UK. In response to some of the questions raised, IBIA has investigated the short term reality and future scenarios.

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Keppel and Shell form LNG bunkering JV

art5July 7, 2016 —In a stock exchange announcement today, Keppel Corporation Limited reported that KS Investments Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, has entered into a shareholders agreement with Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte.) Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, for the formation of a Singapore incorporated joint venture company.

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New MTU gas marine engine completes 3,000 hours on test bench

art6July 7, 2016 — (FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany) — The new MTU gas marine engine, the first from Rolls-Royce, has successfully completed 3,000 hours on the test bench.

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