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OMC Technology Taught at the University of Melbourne

Case study examples of OMC International’s DUKC® technology are being taught for the first time at the University of Melbourne as part of an ongoing partnership that recognizes OMC’s expertise as the world leader in real-time Under Keel Clearance (UKC) management.

25 Sep 2017


DUKC technology taught at Melbourne Uni

By David Sexton

CASE studies of OMC International’s DUKC® technology are being taught at the University of Melbourne as part of a partnership in the area of Under Keel Clearance management. University of Melbourne Ocean Engineering Professor Alexander Babanin said DUKC® content was being taught as part of a week-long postgraduate port engineering unit developed with Ports Australia and others in the maritime industry.

Reprinted with permission from Lloyd's List Australia.

25 Sep 2017


Setting industry standards in UKC management

OMC International, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, is an Australian maritime engineering company that is recognized as a world leader in real-time Under-Keel Clearance Management (UKCM). Its proven DUKC® e-Nav technology is regarded as the industry standard for safe and efficient real-time management of UKC.

Reprinted with permission from The Journal of Ocean Technology 2017

20 Sep 2017


"Threading the needle" at Port Hedland

By David Sexton

Pilbara Ports Authority chief executive, Roger Johnston, has outlined just how they ensure absolute maximum export productivity at Port Hedland ......That is where the Dynamic Under Keel Clearance systems comes in, the well-known technology developed by OMC. Mr Johnston said the relationship with OMC dated back more than two decades and it now allowed them to every day send out bulkers that are 90cm from the bottom of the channel.
Reprinted with permission from Lloyd's List Australia.

30 Aug 2017


Precision Clearance

In 2013, the Port of Montreal awarded OMC International a tender to implement a Dynamic Under Keel Clearance (DUKC®) system in the St. Lawrence River to allow river stakeholders (port, Coast Guard, pilots and industry) to optimize use of the water column and ensure the safety of vessels. Today, this system is in operational trial with regulatory approval underway.

Reprinted with permission from Great Lakes/Seaway Review  (April-June 2017 edition)

30 Jun 2017



OMC’s world-leading DUKC® technology taught at the University of Melbourne

Case study examples of OMC International’s DUKC® technology are being taught for the first time at the University of Melbourne as part of an ongoing partnership that recognises OMC’s expertise as the world leader in real-time Under Keel Clearance (UKC) management.

25 Sep 2017


OMC International celebrates its 30th anniversary with move to new headquarters

Australian maritime engineering company OMC International (OMC), the recognised world leader in real-time Under Keel Clearance Management (UKCM), is celebrating its milestone 30th anniversary with a move to larger Melbourne headquarters.

29 May 2017


OMC’s real-time DUKC® plays major role in record iron ore tonnage from Port Hedland

In a joint effort with Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA), OMC International’s real-time DUKC® e-Navigation technology helped enable the largest ever iron ore shipment to leave Port Hedland at a record sailing draft of 19.95 metres, Executive Director Dr Terry O’Brien AM said today.

07 Mar 2017


OMC International – MetOcean Solutions alliance announces new products

OMC International and its new alliance partner MetOcean Solutions today announce the launch of three new products to help ports and harbours manage under-keel clearance (UKC), the mooring of berthed ships, and weather-related risks.

21 Nov 2016


OMC International signs strategic alliance agreement with MetOcean Solutions

Melbourne firm OMC International has signed a strategic alliance agreement with New Zealand-based MetOcean Solutions to coordinate research and development efforts and offer an expanded level of maritime forecasting and hydrodynamic services to port and harbour clients, CEO Peter O’Brien said today.

03 Oct 2016


International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Awards

On 16 November 2015, OMC’s maritime technology wins the 2015 International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Safety in Bulk Handling (Marine) Award, announced at a dinner in Antwerp.

 

19 Nov 2015


Member (AM) of the Order of Australia

On 8 June 2015, in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, Dr Terry O’Brien is appointed a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia for “significant service to maritime engineering, to the development of innovative marine navigation equipment and to education”.

08 Jun 2015


Seatrade Awards

On 6 May, at an awards ceremony dinner in London, OMC is named Runner-Up in the 2015 Seatrade ‘Innovation in Ship Operations’ Award for its web-based DUKC® Series 5 system.

06 May 2015


Australian Maritime Hall of Fame

On 19 November 2014, at a dinner in Sydney, OMC Executive Director Dr Terry O’Brien AM is inducted into the Australian Maritime Hall of Fame for “making an outstanding contribution to Australia’s maritime industry” during an impressive career spanning more than 50 years.

19 Nov 2014


International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Awards

On 19 November 2012, OMC’s new ship motion measurement tool OMC iHeave® wins the 2012 International Bulk Journal (IBJ) 'Innovative Technology' (Marine) Award, announced at a dinner in Hamburg.

19 Nov 2012