During its 91st session in November 2012, IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) adopted a number of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). Among these amendments was the adoption of the new SOLAS regulation II-1/3-12, which requires ships to be constructed to reduce on-board noise and to protect personnel from noise. This code sets out mandatory noise level limits for machinery spaces, workshops, control rooms, accommodation and other spaces on board. It supersedes the previous, non mandatory, code adopted by the IMO in 1981.
The new noise code has entered into force July 1st, 2014. In today’s press release Loggers underlines their capabilities in solving noise compliance issues fleet owners, shipbuilders and –designers are now confronted with. Continue reading
From 5 to 8 November Loggers will attend the Europort in Rotterdam, one of the world’s leading maritime events. At the Europort 2013, Loggers focuses on their latest innovation for exhaust lines: LEXSYS®-modular.
LEXSYS®-modular is an unique lightweight exhaust line solution for combustion engines. The system distinguishes itself from other systems by its low weight, easy-to-handle modular construction and cost reduction for the owner or shipyard by using pre-insulated twin-wall components. Continue reading
Loggers was invited to present their detailed technical paper on the development of the unique and advanced air suspension solution for the accommodations of the CSD Athena at the 20th world dredging congress WODCON XX in Brussels. This paper, titled “Solution for the vibration challenges on cutter suction dredgers”, is written in conjunction with solution partners Van Oord and IHC Merwede shipyards. The Athena is one of the world’s largest, powerful and innovative self-propelled cutter suction dredgers and owned by Dutch dredging and marine contractor Van Oord. Continue reading
Loggers will be attending the International Workboat Show from 5 to 7 December in New Orleans. The International Workboat Show is one of the most prominent events in the maritime industry where the world’s leading companies present their latest innovations. Loggers will exhibit in booth 3433, presenting their innovative air suspension solutions for amongst others towboats (Towair) and dredgers (Dredgair).