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  • La Naval to build Baleària eco-ferries

    Spanish shipyard La Naval has reached an agreement to build two LNG-powered ferries – said to be the biggest ferries ever built in Spain and the first in the country to run on gas - for shipping company Baleària. 04 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Newbuild cruisehips ranked by eco performance

    German environmental lobbyist NABU has produced a ranking of cruise lines based on the environmental credentials of their newbuilds for delivery between 2015 and 2020. 03 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Alfa Solution launches new corrosion control range

    Norway-based corrosion protection specialist, Alfa Solution, has launched a new range of volatile corrosion inhibiting (VCI) products for the shipping and marine sectors. 03 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Remontowa employs drones for internal inspection

    Remontowa has used an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to inspect work carried out on container vessel ‘CPO Japan’ – the first drone use in a Polish shipyard and an early test of suitability for internal repairs. 03 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Lloyd’s Register develops cargo capacity technology

    Class society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has developed new design methodology for designing container stows that it says will extend cargo-carrying capability on ultra-large container ships (ULCSs). 03 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • MOL tests energy-saving windshield

    Mitsui OSK Lines has started demonstration tests on a new windshield for containerships that could reduce wind resistance, cutting fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. 03 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Britain and the Sea conference

    As London International Shipping Week 2015 draws closer, so does the ‘Britain and the Sea Conference’, taking place at the Royal Society of Arts on Tuesday 8 September. 02 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Vard and Rolls-Royce win trawler order

    A Canadian owner has ordered a stern trawler to be built by Vard Group to an advanced Rolls-Royce design and equpment package. 02 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Sick launches MARSIC emissions monitors

    German sensor technology company Sick has launched two monitoring devices enabling compliance with requirements on measuring emissions from ships, and offering the proof of emissions required by port state control. 02 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Glosten acquires Noise Control Engineering

    Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company Glosten has acquired acoustics specialist Noise Control Engineering. 02 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä secures LNG regasification orders

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has ordered Wärtsilä regasification modules for two floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) under construction for Hoegh LNG and Gazprom. 02 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • First low-pressure EGR for bulk carrier

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha have installed the first low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system for a two-stroke diesel engine, onboard a 34,000dwt bulk carrier built by The Hakodate Dock Co. 02 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Second Tote LNG containership launched

    General Dynamics NASSCO has launched the second ship in a series of the world’s first natural gas powered containerships built for transportation and logistics company, TOTE. 01 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Corvus conducts key battery safety test

    Corvus Energy has pushed lithium-ion battery packs to the limit as part of a thermal runaway mitigation test observed by several marine industry stakeholders. 01 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • ME scrubbers for DFDS and Baleària

    ME Production subsidiary Marine Exhaust Technology has secured contracts to supply scrubbers to two more vessels, with deliveries expected late this year and in early 2016. 01 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Stadt power for seismic support vessels

    Norwegian power specialist Stadt has supplied diesel-electric propulsion packages to six seismic support vessels (SSVs), the latest built to a Salt design (SALT 450) at Turkish shipyard Cemre for owner and operator Norfield-Vestland Offshore. 01 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Evergreen sells Sinopacific Offshore and Engineering

    Evergreen Holding Group subsidiary Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group has sold a controlling stake in its gas-specialist subsidiary Sinopacific Offshore and Engineering Co to Shenzhen-based CIMC Enric. 01 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Ferguson preferred for CMAL newbuilds

    Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) has chosen Scottish shipbuilder Ferguson Marine Engineering as the preferred bidder to build two 100m dual-fuel ferries for the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Service (CHFS). 01 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Thordon takes Meriaura Coasters order

    Thordon Bearings is to supply and install its COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing systems for two general cargo ships being built at Royal Bodewes shipyard for Finland’s Meriaura Group. 28 Aug 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä wins second Finnlines scrubber order

    Wärtsilä has been awarded another contract for scrubber systems by ro-ro and passenger vessel operator Finnlines, supplying a further three vessels after an initial contract for six ships last year. 28 Aug 2015 - The Motorship

  • Time for a new approach to drydocking?

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service believes a new approach to drydocking – giving ship owners and managers the opportunity to work with an agent they know and trust – will make the process more transparent, efficient and cost effective. Paul Rogers, commercial director North East Asia at Wilhelmsen Ships Service, explains the concept. 28 Aug 2015 - The Motorship

  • LNG conversions raise legal issues

    Bethan Bradley and Chris Moxon of leading maritime law firm Clyde & Co examine the complexities of contracting for ship conversions, with a focus on the growing field of conversions for LNG marine fuel. 28 Aug 2015 - The Motorship