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  • Teledyne gyrocompass certified by DNV

    UK-based Teledyne TSS’ SGB 2000 gyrocompass can now be used onboard IMO-registered vessels after being certified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV). 24 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Ferry operators welcome BWM convention move

    Ferry trade association Interferry has praised a decision by the recent IMO MEPC 67 that could exempt certain ferry operators from fitting equipment required by the impending Ballast Water Management Convention. 24 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • IBIA welcomes MARPOL Annex VI compromise

    The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) says it welcomes the compromise solution on the issue of ensuring bunker quality which was agreed at the recent MEPC 67 meeting. 24 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Steerable thruster approved before production

    Wärtsilä reports that DNV GL has issued approval for the design of its WST-14 thruster, indicating that the design fully complies with the classification rules. 24 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • IMO reports MEPC 67 outcome

    The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) held its 67th session at IMO headquarters in London from 13 to 17 October, and the following items were agreed. 24 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Shiprepair revived in southern UK port

    Burgess Marine and Shoreham Port report that the two organisations plan to revitalise shiprepair operations at Shoreham. 24 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Hydrex appoints UK agent

    Belgium-based Hydrex has appointed European Marine and Machinery Agencies Ltd as agent for the UK and Ireland for its underwater maintenance and repair services and Ecospeed and Ecoshield products. 23 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • New standard set for LNG containment systems

    TI Group, subsidiary of Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has reached a major milestone, completing the gas trial for the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate (BOR) of 0.08% per day. 22 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Navico acquires Maris

    ACQUISITION: Navico Holding AS, parent company to the Simrad brand of navigational marine electronics, is to acquire Maris (Maritime Information Systems A/S) from The Grieg Group. 22 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • MHI-MME propeller license agreement

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine (MHI-MME) has signed a licensing agreement with Changzhou Zhonghai Marine Propeller (CZZH) for the company to manufacture and market its marine propellers. 21 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG bunker fuel network agreement

    LNG America and Buffalo Marine Service Inc are joining forces to design an LNG bunker fuel network for the US Gulf Coast region. 21 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Fifth Gas Fuelled Ships conference offers packed programme

    The Mercator Media Gas Fuelled Ships Conference 2014, held in association with 'The Motorship', follows four previous successful conferences, in Hamburg 2010, Rotterdam 2011, Bergen 2012 and last year on board the Viking Grace cruise ferry, travelling between Stockholm and Turku under LNG propulsion. 21 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Plans for first pure LNG barge unveiled

    Tenders are being invited from EU shipyards for the construction of what is believed to be the world’s first pure LNG-driven port and inland barge, reports Tom Todd. 20 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • MOL recognised as climate change leader

    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has been recognised as a leader for climate change transparency by international, not-for-profit organisation, CDP. 20 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Hamburg’s hybrid barge

    The Port of Hamburg has finally got its environmentally friendly alternative for supplying power to cruise ships at berth – Becker Marine System’s floating LNG hybrid barge. 20 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Dayang Shipbuilding delivers 200th ship

    China’s Dayang Shipbuilding Co Ltd reached an important milestone earlier this week when it delivered its 200th vessel built at the site since the company was founded. 17 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • The gas bubble bursts

    It came as something of a shock, especially in the run-up to the Motorship Gas Fuelled Ships conference (which takes place in Stavanger, Norway, on 25-27 November) that one major LNG fuelled ship project had been put on hold. 17 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Inatech tool helps ensure ECA compliance

    Cloud software and IT services provider, Inatech, has launched a new rules-based application and reporting tool to help shipowners ensure they comply with upcoming 2015 ECA regulations. 16 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä announces maintenance agreement with Wagenborg

    Wärtsilä says that it has recently signed a six-year maintenance agreement with Netherlands-based Wagenborg Shipping, 16 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Kleven signs newbuilding deal with Maersk Supply

    Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven has announced a contract with Maersk Supply Service for construction of six anchor handling vessels, with options for up to four additional ships. 16 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Successful GX trials for Intellian

    Satellite communication terminal manufacturer Intellian says that its latest terminals have successfully completed trials running on Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) network. 15 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Communications target North Sea offshore market

    Norwegian marine communications company Maritime Communication Partner (MCP) has announced plans for an LTE (4G) network on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). 15 Oct 2014 - The Motorship