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  • Plain sailing for shipowners on sulphur compliance

    The first day of The Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference yesterday (4 March) was characterised by a ‘business as usual’ attitude from shipowners in the face of recently introduced sulphur fuel limits. 05 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Improving ‘Vessels for the Future’

    A new initiative launched by DNV GL aims to improve shipping’s safety record, environmental impact and global competitiveness by 2050 to create a more sustainable European transport system. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • BIMCO environmental performance guide

    BIMCO has launched a new, multi-part guidance resource to support ship owners and operators to improve the environmental performance and efficiency of their ships. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • MOL orders six LNG-ready containerships

    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is expanding its fleet with six LNG-ready 20,000 teu containerships. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • First EX BWMS delivery for Wärtsilä

    A series of eight newbuild 33,000 DWT chemical tankers will be equipped with explosion proof (EX) Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS), the first EX delivery since the system was granted EX-certification in spring 2014. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Propulsion & Emissions Conference 2015: Live coverage

    We present minute-by-minute highlights from The Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference, taking place in Hamburg today (4-5 March). Stay on this page to read the latest comments from speakers and reaction from delegates, as well as multimedia reporting from the conference site. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • The Motorship Live: Propulsion & Emissions 2015

    We present minute-by-minute highlights from The Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference, taking place in Hamburg today (4-5 March). Stay on this page to read the latest comments from speakers and reaction from delegates, as well as multimedia reporting from the conference site. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Hydrex keeps vessels out of drydock

    Belgian underwater service company, Hydrex, has successfully completed insert repairs on two vessels in Zeebrugge and Antwerp while all commercial activities continued without disruption. 02 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Continued success for Ecoshield

    Underwater technology expert, Hydrex, reports that sales of its rudder protective coating Ecoshield, are going from strength to strength. 02 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Ezra unveils ice-classed subsea flagship

    Offshore operator Ezra Holdings has named ‘Lewek Constellation’, an ice-classed, multi-lay offshore construction vessel with ultra-deep water pipe laying and heavy lift capabilities that is described as the ‘flagship project-enabling asset’ of Ezra subsea services division EMAS AMC. 02 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • MHI takes Astomos LPG carrier order

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will build another very large LPG carrier for Astomos Energy Corp, the fourth vessel in an identical series first ordered in 2013. 02 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • A new HVL for Hyundai

    A new 10,000 tonnes heavy lift vessel (HLV) is being added to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) existing offshore facility-building fleet after being completed by affiliate Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. 27 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Green accolade for Rolls-Royce

    Two large passenger ferries powered by Rolls-Royce gas engines have been recognised as the top scorers in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) which measures how environmentally-friendly vessels are. 26 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • L-3 to retrofit Taiwanese research vessel

    L-3 SAM Electronics is to retrofit propulsion control and automation systems on a hydrographic and oceanographic research vessel operated by the Taiwanese Navy. 26 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Emissions symposium at Europort

    A ‘mini symposium’ is being held at this year’s Europort that could help operators reduce operational costs and emission levels. 25 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Ballast water compliance warning

    The UK P&I Club has warned its members not to delay in ensuring they comply with the new strict ballast water management controls coming into force. 25 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Techcross signs BWT deal with Drydocks World

    Ballast water management systems (BWMS) company Techcross will provide technical, engineering and service support to customers of Dubai-based ship repair facility Drydocks World under memorandum of understanding signed earlier this month. 25 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Type approval for Coldharbour Marine BWM

    Coldharbour Marine’s GLD optimised in-tank Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has obtained type approval from the UK’s Marine and Coast Guard Agency (MCA) under IMO resolution MEPC 174 (58). 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • IMarEST to support seafarer development

    The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is enhancing its partnership with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) to offer sea-going engineers further support. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Trident Alliance hosts sulphur enforcement meeting

    The shipping industry initiative promoting robust enforcement of marine sulphur regulations is inviting representatives from national and European authorities and NGOs to an event discussing how effective enforcement can be achieved. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • The Motorship Live from P&E 2015

    Can’t be in Hamburg next week? Keep up with the latest from The Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference 2015 with our new live reporting service. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Maersk debuts new anchor recovery frame

    A new Rolls-Royce anchor recovery frame (ARF) with a wider operating range will receive first use onboard six Maersk Supply Service anchor handlers, under a deck machinery contract awarded in December. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship