HEAT AND GLARE – A REAL ISSUE FOR NAVIGATION BRIDGE CREW

Often one of the most overlooked details when designing and building a ship is taking preventative measures to help the navigation bridge crew deal with the sun. For many years wipers have been installed on ships with clear view screens to provide navigation safety in rainy or stormy weather but often the captain has little […]

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SOLAR SOLVE SUPPLIES WORLDS LARGEST ETHANE GAS CARRIER

Next month, November 2020, is expected to see the handover of PANG TIAN, the world’s largest VLEC (Very Large Ethane Carrier).  The prototype vessel is the first of three that are under construction at South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Busan, having been ordered by China’s Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical, who will lease them […]

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ALTERNATIVE SECTOR SUCCESSES FOR SOLAR SOLVE

Like many businesses and other organisations, the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in the sales and marketing admin team directing more effort at alternative markets for extra business. Although sales to the worldwide marine industry are healthy and remain profitable, they are still down slightly on 2019 and there is spare capacity within the Solar Solve […]

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