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  • Type approval for Danelec VDRs

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) and China Classification Society (CCS) have added type approvals for Danelec’s DM100 voyage data recorders (VDR) and simplified voyage data recorders (S-VDR). 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • MAN signs maintenance contract with Anglo-Eastern

    MAN PrimeServ Turbocharger has signed a Premium Turbocharger Maintenance Contract with Anglo-Eastern Ship Management that covers around 300 turbochargers installed on its fleet. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Saving paint, saving lives

    Launched at the end of 2012, GAC’s automated hull cleaning unit EnvironHull – a remotely operated machine that can perform rapid underwater hull wiping – will soon be launched in several more key markets. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Statoil chooses GAC automated hull cleaning

    The energy company will use GAC EnvironHull’s system to clean hulls of its vessels operating in Scandinavia, the Middle East and Asia. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Relay Engineering joins emerging Manama hub

    The electrical and instrumentation specialist has signed an agreement with Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard (ASRY) to offer its services from the yard in the Arabian Gulf. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Predicting hull roughness: A new method

    Dr Philip Stenson, Technology Leader at International, AkzoNobel’s marine coatings business, discusses what the company says is the first major re-evaluation of average hull roughness (AHR) prediction methodology in almost 30 years. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Progress on key issues at MEPC 68

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has reported progress on several fronts during the 68th session of its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) from 11 to 15 May 2015. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Versatilse vessel addresses deepwater challenge

    The ‘Ceona Amazon’ multi-function tie-back, field development and construction vessel is regarded as a game-changer capable of executing all aspects of deepwater projects in environmentally-challenging locations for keener logistic costs. By David Tinsley. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Circling the square

    The world’s first circular wave and tidal current test facility is using a package of ABB electrical and control equipment - including servo drives and low voltage variable-speed drives - to simulate energetic sea-states typically found in British, European and international waters. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Air lubrication advances

    Finish marine design and engineering company Foreship is at the cutting edge of a technology that it believes can find a much wider role in the marine industry. Gavin Lipsith reports. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä EAL propulsion package

    Wärtsilä has developed propulsion systems capable of operating with Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) to comply with the US Vessel General Permit 2013 (VGP-2013) for all vessels operating in US waters. 26 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Preparing for the fuels of the future

    In the first interview in our new series Steve Walker, Global Marine Equipment Builder Manager at ExxonMobil, talks with Gavin Lipsith about how the company is investing strongly to stay ahead of an industry that is evolving faster than ever. 22 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Healthy growth for Dutch marine cluster

    It’s been a good year for the Dutch maritime technology sector, which has seen turnover increase by 17% from €6.4bn in 2013 to €7.5bn in 2014, according to trade association, Netherlands Maritime Technology. 22 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Low-pressure EGR confirmed Tier III compliant

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery and Engine Co Ltd (MHI-MME) and Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha Ltd has confirmed that its Low Pressure Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system complies with IMO NOx Tier III regulation following tests. 21 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL develops unmanned FLNG concept

    DNV GL has developed a new unmanned floating LNG concept that it says overcomes many of the challenges currently faced by those looking to unlock the potential of remote offshore gas fields. 21 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Green Dolphin carrier design makes debut

    A new class of workhorse of the deepsea bulk commodity trades, the Green Dolphin 38 handysize carrier, made its debut on May 12 in the shape of the 38,762dwt 'True Love', writes David Tinsley. 21 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Rolls-Royce unveils integrated cruise concepts

    A suite of small cruise ship concepts released by Rolls-Royce last month aim to help shipyards and operators find efficiencies while showcasing the company’s ability to provide turnkey system solutions. Gavin Lipsith reports. 20 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Design errors drive claims against naval architects

    UK-based International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) is warning naval architects to protect themselves against liability for damages resulting from errors in design work. 19 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Class focus on structure and fuel

    Recent developments on container ship safety and emission control by classification societies will have a significant impact on ship design and operation, writes John Barnes. 19 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • The power to change

    Driven to make a choice on future fuels by regulation, yet reined in by plummeting HFO bunker prices, ship owners would be wise to invest in propulsion solutions capable of meeting the challenges of a volatile market, according to ABB Turbocharging. 19 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Controlling costs in challenging times

    Advanced fuel management systems for offshore support vessels (OSVs) have a vital role to play in enabling oilfield services companies to remain competitive in a challenging market. 19 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • IMO adopts polar environmental revisions

    Vessels trading in the Polar Regions now have new safety and environmental regulations to comply with following the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s (MEPC) adoption of the Polar Code and associated MARPOL amendments. 18 May 2015 - The Motorship