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Technical Information

Controlling the Northern Seas

We are presenting something a little different in our Technical Section this week but definitely of interest to many of our readers. Dr Tim Choi of the University of Calgary has just released his doctoral dissertation titled: Controlling the Northern Seas: The Influence of Exclusive Economic Zones on the Development of Norwegian, Danish, and Canadian Naval Forces. There is much to explore in his work that is relevant to many of us.

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Green Shipping Corridors: Leveraging Synergies

As part of COP 26, 24 countries including the Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Chile, and Australia, signed the Clydebank Declaration, with the goal of supporting the establishment of at least six green corridors by the middle of this decade. The ABS publication, Green Shipping Corridors: Leveraging Synergies, provides the foundation needed for making informed decisions regarding selecting, establishing and utilizing green shipping corridors.

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Alternative Fuels Outlook For Shipping  

This white paper by Bureau Veritas details alternative fuels for the shipping industry, considering technological maturity, availability, safety, emissions and regulations. Adopting a well-to-wake approach in its evaluations, our analysis covers the industry’s changing needs resulting from its energy transition and decarbonization ambitions.

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A Blueprint for Building Sustainable Operational Technology Cyber Security Programmes  

In most organisations, a gap still exists in understanding how OT security programmes, controls, and solutions differ from  existing IT security solutions. The increase in cyber-attacks targeting OT environments in several companies worldwide and in regulatory requirements may have triggered a willingness in organisations to plan, create, and employ viable OT security programmes to achieve a more robust OT security maturity level.

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Impact of Manufacturing Tolerances on Propeller Performance  

This report evaluates experimental data on the manufacturing tolerances of propellers and the resulting defects, with the conclusion that the current ISO 484 standards needs to be thoroughly evaluated as defects have effects on efficiently, cavitation and noise.

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Increasing Uptime by Quickly Comparing As-Designed, As-Built, and As-In -Service Models  

At C&C Marine & Repair a joint SSI and Cupix solution is helping the shipyard understand what was installed and when.

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Environmental Hydraulics Laboratory

Testing innovative solutions at real scale.

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Senasa Ship Lift Operational After Conversion to Thordon's Grease-Free Solution

The marine railway at the Senasa Shipyard in Mazatlán, Mexico is fully operational following a complete bearing change to Thordon’s grease-free ThorPlas-Blue bearings.

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Thordon Bearings Prove Their Worth in Abu Dhabi Offshore Platform Pumps

Thordon Bearings’ water-lubricated elastomeric polymer bearings have been installed to well pumps aboard an undisclosed offshore oil platform operated by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

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