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  • Japan's first ME-GI

    The Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of the first ME-GI engine in Japan recently took place at the Tamano Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES). 05 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Changes to shaft-bearing monitoring rules

    Changes are being made to monitoring rules for seawater-lubricated propeller shafts in line with the rules governing the inspection and withdrawal of oil-lubricated stern tube systems. 05 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Odfjell extends propulsion upgrade plan

    Norwegian ship owner Odfjell is embarking on an upgrade plan that it believes will give it one of the world’s most energy-efficient chemical tanker fleets, following a successful first installation on ‘Bow Clipper’ during scheduled dry docking in August. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Operating costs continue fall in 2014

    Ship operating costs declined by an average of 0.8% last year, with reduced lubrication costs and lower spend on repair and maintenance among key factors, according to the 2015 edition of Moore Stephen’s OpCost benchmarking tool. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Maersk orders MHI waste heat recovery systems

    Maersk Line has placed an order for waste heat recovery systems from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), to be fitted on 11 mega-container carriers under construction by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Alewijnse secures Van Oord service contract

    Systems integration expert, Alewijnse Marine Systems, and international dredging and marine contractor, Van Oord, have signed a long-term service level agreement for the cable-laying vessels ‘Nexus’ and ‘HAM601’. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Versatile tankers for Atlantic ethane traffic

    A new chapter has opened in liquefied gas transportation with the entry into service of Danish owner Evergas’ first Dragon design vessels: the largest, most flexible and state-of-the-art multi-gas carriers to date. David Tinsley reports. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wilhelmsen acquires rope specialist

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is expanding its business with the acquisition of high performance ropes provider, Timm AS. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL hails launch of new rules

    Efficient, flexible and future proof: Class society DNV GL believes its new rules, published today and coming into effect on 1 January 2016, set a new industry benchmark. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • IMO proposes maritime technology centre network

    The International Maritime Organisation has proposed a global network of maritime technology cooperation centres to accelerate capacity building and technology transfer in the sector. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • SulNox enlists experts for emulsion assurance

    Emulsion fuel technology provider SulNOx Fuel Fusions has partnered with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to provide verification, testing, technical support and consultancy services. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Plug ‘n’ play BWMS solution delivered

    Marine Systems Inc (MSI) has delivered a pair of first-of-kind modular ballast water management system (BWMS) units for tank barge and ship operations, designed to fit in a twenty-foot container footprint. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • CMA CGM vessel gets Bio-Sea BWMS

    BIO-SEA has equipped one of the CMA CGM shipping group’s largest vessels with a BWTS BIO-SEA2000 (2000m3/h) ballast water management system. 30 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • PM shaft generator orders for WE Tech

    WE Tech Solutions Oy is to supply two Permanent Magnet Shaft Generator solutions, including an efficient DC-link power distribution, for a series of 9,400-tonne asphalt/bitumen tankers owned by Tarbit Shipping AB. 30 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Cathelco protection for Turkish newbuilds

    Cathelco has reported a series of orders from Turkish yards for its corrosion protection and anti-fouling products. 30 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • MAN propeller excels in bulker trials

    One of the first commercial applications of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s new fixed pitch propeller design, combined with a higher propeller layout and MAN’s new recommended light running margin (LRM), has achieved good results on the first of a new bulker series for Lemissoler Navigation Co. 30 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • GE outlines data-driven marine potential

    The marine industry has greatly underestimated the opportunities that the digital revolution will bring to the sector, according to GE chief economist Marco Annunziata. 30 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Vard to build Topaz subsea vessels

    Vard Holdings Limited has secured new contracts for the design and construction of two Offshore Subsea Construction Vessels (OSCVs) for the Dubai-based Topaz Energy and Marine. 29 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • ABB Turbo secures 400-vessel service deals

    ABB Turbocharging is set for a busy future after signing long-term Maintenance Management Agreements (MMA) with three leading transport companies covering a total of 400 turbochargers globally. 29 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Fast-track emissions reduction project launched

    A joint initiative to accelerate the uptake of energy-efficient technologies has been launched by the International Maritime Organisation, the UN Development Programme (UNDGP) and the Global Environment Facility. 29 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • New IACS chair outlines priorities

    The ABS chairman, president and CEO, Christopher J Wiernicki, has set out his priorities as incoming IACS chairman, emphasising the unique role the organisation plays in promoting global safety and security. 28 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Norwegian Car Carriers chooses Optimarin BWMS

    Two pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) under construction for Norwegian Car Carriers (NOC) at Hyundai Samho shipyard will be fitted with 667m3/h capacity ballast water management systems (BWMS) from Optimarin, the technology supplier has revealed. 28 Sep 2015 - The Motorship