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  • Technip joins Jurong FPSO conversion

    Engineering company Technip is to provide topside engineering and procurement services for a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel conversion to be carried out at Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. 30 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Type approval for Wärtsilä tunnel thruster

    Wärtsilä has received type approval from Lloyd’s Register for its WTT11 tunnel thruster. The approval means thrusters will not be subject to a design review for each vessel or hull number, with major cost saving implications. 30 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • A&P and Goltens fit ‘Northern River’ BWMS

    UK ship repair and conversion group A&P and ballast water management system (BWMS) retrofit specialists Goltens Green Technologies have completed BWMS installation on the SD ‘Northern River’, a 93m multipurpose vessel operated by Serco Marine Services for the UK navy. 29 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • COSCO opts for Synapsis INS

    Navigation system manufacturer, Raytheon Anschütz, has secured new contracts for the delivery of Synapsis Integrated Navigation Systems (INS) to five 14,500 teu container vessels being built at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co Ltd in China. 29 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • ‘Bergen Viking’ LNG retrofit completed

    Bergen Tankers chemical and product tanker ‘Bergen Viking’ has been converted from diesel-electric to LNG-electric propulsion. 29 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • New CEO for Chris-Marine

    Jens Groth has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of KrisMa group, including Chris-Marine and IOP Marine. 29 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Class approval for Procal emissions analyser

    Parker Procal has received DNV GL approval for its Procal 2000 emissions analyser, which was certified as meeting industry requirements on testing for CO2, SOx and NOx. 29 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Industry concerns over US energy proposals

    Legislation under development by the US on the export of LNG – and crude oil if a historical export ban is lifted – could result in foreign ship operators being excluded from the lucrative market, the International Chamber of Shipping has warned. 29 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Harvey acquires US shipyards

    Harvey Gulf International Maritime is acquiring Gulf Coast Shipyard and Trinity Yachts in a move that it says makes it the only builder, owner and operator of dual-fuel OSVs in the US. 29 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • NASSCO begins ‘eco’ tanker construction

    Building is underway at General Dynamics NASSCO, where the second of three 50,000 tonne, 330,000 barrel cargo capacity product tankers are being constructed for SEA-Vista Newbuild III LLC, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holding Inc. 26 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Vard acquisition extends automation offer

    Global designer and shipbuilder, Vard Holdings Ltd has acquired a leading provider of automation and control system software through its subsidiary Seaonics. 25 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Fincantieri to build Virgin Cruises vessels

    Fincantieri has signed a Letter of Intent with Virgin Cruises, brand of the Virgin Group, for the construction of three cruise ships. 25 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL to develop fuel quality tool

    DNV GL is joining forces with Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) to develop a new module for its ECO Insight fleet performance management solution. 24 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wallenius opts for BASSnet fleet management

    Wallenius Shipping, a shipping and logistics leader within the RoRo segment, has picked the market-leading BASSnet™ fleet management software to leverage its fleet operations. 24 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Alfa Laval equipment for Petrofac vessel

    Petrofac’s new derrick lay vessel JSD600 will host waste fuel recovery, bilge water treatment and ballast water treatment systems from Alfa Laval when it begins operations in 2017. 24 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Factory acceptance for breakthrough Wärtsilä engine

    The first commercial application of Wärtsilä’s low-pressure, dual-fuel two-stroke engine will be on an LNG carrier under construction for Zhejiang Huaxiang Shipping Co, after the engine passed factory acceptance tests (FAT) at Yuchai Marine Power Co (YMPC) in Zhuhai City. 23 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Chinese windfall for Thordon Bearings

    Canada’s Thordon Bearings has received an order for a total of 20 seawater-lubricated COMPAC Propeller Shaft Bearing Systems for Chinese shipyards, the company’s most significant order for commercial vessels. 23 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • GE Marine upgrades DP training facility

    GE Marine has upgraded its Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) Training at its Houston Marine Technical Training Centre to help the industry meet new Nautical Institute (NI)-implemented DP standards. 23 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • RINA writes open-sea crane rules

    Italian classification society RINA has issued new standards for cranes used for transhipment of bulk cargoes at sea, and revised rules for cranes used in offshore construction, service and demolition. 23 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • MAN approves Alfa Laval for scrubbers

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has approved Alfa Laval to supply its PureNOx water treatment for use with MAN’s exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) scrubber, making Alfa the first company to receive such approval. 22 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • Marorka strikes 26-vessel Mideast deal

    Energy management systems company Marorka is to serve 26 VLCCs under a deal with Mideast Ship Management, a subsidiary of the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia. 22 Jun 2015 - The Motorship

  • MAN tests two-stage turbocharger

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has carried out the first testbed run of its prototype two-stage turbocharger - a single unit comprising its existing TCR20 and TCX17 turbochargers - at the company’s factory in Augsburg, Germany. 22 Jun 2015 - The Motorship