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  • Westcon installs biggest pipe bending machine

    A new 660,000Nm electric pipe-bending machine from Unison has allowed Westcon Yard in Ølensvåg, Norway to simplify and accelerate its production process. 27 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Damen Marine Components opens Jiangyin factory

    Damen Marine Components has opened a new production facility in Jiangyin, adding for capacity to its Chinese factory opened in 2005 in Suzhou. 27 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • PBES claims lithium battery breakthrough

    Energy storage innovator PBES has released what it says is the first commercialised thermal runway suppression system, eliminating the fire risk associated with lithium batteries. 27 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • CMA CGM highlights emissions progress

    Global shipping group CMA CGM has announced a 50% reduction in its emissions per container transported over the past decade, as states prepare to gather for the COP21 climate talks in Paris. 26 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Ecoslops starts recycled marine fuel production

    Ecoslops has announced that its refinery in the Port of Sinès, Portugal, has commenced industrial production and delivered the first volume of marine fuel products. 26 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • ESL Shipping orders LNG handysize bulkers

    The world's first two dual-fuelled handysize bulk carriers are to be built to Deltamarin design at Sinotrans & CSC Shipbuilding Industry Cooperation’s Qingshan yard, for Finnish owner ESL Shipping. 26 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • ClassNK releases draft containership rule amendments

    Classification society ClassNK has released draft amendments to its rules and guidance for containerships. 25 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • MacGregor cargo access order

    MacGregor has been contracted by Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver comprehensive RoRo access equipment packages for two post-Panamax RoRo carriers. 25 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • BWM Convention reaches ratification target, says IMO

    The Ballast Water Management Convention will come into force on 24 November 2016 if Indonesia's ratification means that signatories represent the required 35% of global tonnage. 25 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Federal-Mogul debuts eWave piston ring

    A new piston ring shape for two-stroke engines, featuring waved grooves that increase the surface area and are said to more evenly distribute lube oil, has been developed by Federal-Mogul Powertrain. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • UK Chamber highlights slow efficiency technology uptake

    At the UK Chamber of Shipping Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Technologies event it was argued that most fuel savings were being achieved by slow steaming. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Multiple steerable propeller contract

    Rolls-Royce has signed a contract for the delivery of 12 azimuth thrusters to Sanmar Shipyard in Turkey, with an option for an additional 30 units. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • PrimeServ wins RCCL turbocharger retrofit contract

    MAN PrimeServ is to retrofit 30 turbochargers on four vessels owned by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, the engine service company has revealed. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Cape Verde tenders Cabnave shipyard operation

    The Republic of Cape Verde is seeking expressions of interest for a 20-year plus contract for the rehabilitation, operation and maintenance of the Estaleiros Navais de Cabo Verde (CABNAVE) shipyard. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä designs and powers advanced trawler

    A new pelagic fishing trawler ordered by Scottish owner Mewstead LLP will be built according to a Wärtsilä design and will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä propulsion machinery. 23 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • GTT bunkering ship receives dual approval

    The Motorship presents further details of GTT's new high-pressure bunker barge, recently approved in principle by both Lloyd’s Register and Bureau Veritas. 23 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Driving LNG innovation in North America

    At the recent Gas Fuelled Ships conference organised by The Motorship, Peter Keller, executive vice president of Tote, outlined the company’s LNG ambitions. Here we present highlights from his paper. 23 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • DESMI Ocean Guard wins multiple BWTS orders

    Maersk Line has commissioned Danish company DESMI Ocean Guard to supply ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) for its series of new container vessels. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Lloyd's Register approvers Parker Kittiwake emissions analyser

    Parker Kittiwake has announced that its Procal 2000 emissions analyser has been certified by Lloyd’s Register. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Tackling cargo liquefaction

    It remains one of the most challenging and deadliest issues facing the bulk carrier segment, but some concerted industry action – and increasing focus from regulators and class societies – aim to better protect seafarers and vessels from the threat posed by cargo liquefaction. Gavin Lipsith reports. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Predicting returns on hull coating investment

    A new consultancy tool from AkzoNobel, Intertrac Vision, has been launched to help ship owners and operators quantify the cost, fuel consumption and emissions implications of their fouling-control coatings selection. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • MRV: The devil in the detail

    As the European Union regulation on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions from ships progresses, five stakeholders discuss the challenges ahead. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship