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  • BWM testing approval for Korean Register

    The Korean Register (KR) has become the first Asian class society to gain authorisation as an “independent laboratory” for testing ballast water management systems (BWMS). 27 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • First bulk carrier for Italian venture

    The 60,000dwt ‘DACC Tirreno’ was delivered at the Oshima shipyard in Japan yesterday, the first of four Supramax bulk carriers for the joint venture between Coeclerici and d’Amico formed in 2013. 27 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • ABS updates LNG guidance

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has released the second edition of its guidance on LNG bunkering in North America. 27 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä unveils latest LNG designs

    Wärtsilä is expanding its offering with a new series of LNG carrier ship designs, part of the company's strategic programme of ‘Taking Merchant Shipping into the Gas Age’. 27 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Trinidad dry dock project progresses

    Trinidad Dry Dock Company (TDDC) has taken an important step in its long-planned ship repair yard on Sullivan Island, part of what the company hopes will be one of the biggest dry dock developments in the world. 27 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Rolls-Royce power for first seabed mining ship

    Rolls-Royce has secured a landmark agreement to supply six B33:45 medium-speed diesel generator sets to China’s Fuijan Mawei shipyard for the world’s first ever seabed mining vessel. 26 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Noryards IMR vessel for BOA Offshore

    Norwegian shipbuilder Noryards has obtained a NOK 700m (US$85m) deal to build an IMR (Inspection, Maintenance and Repair) vessel for BOA Offshore, writes Jaroslaw Adamowski. 26 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Kongsberg shows Pioneering Spirit

    Allseas’ giant offshore construction vessel Pioneering Spirit will begin its first job this summer off the coast of Norway, assisted by innovative Dynamic Positioning (DP), bridge and automation solutions from Kongsberg Maritime. 26 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Rolls-Royce equipment for Edison Chouest

    Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract worth £20m with US shipowner Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). 26 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • IMES launches EPM-Peak pressure indicator

    Cylinder pressure sensor specialist IMES has launched a new electronic pressure indicator designed to measure peak pressure and calculate engine speed on fourt-stroke engines. 26 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • ABB launches latest Azipod thruster

    ABB has unveiled the latest addition to its electric propulsion range, combining its long-established Azipod technology in a unit that the company says offers enhanced reliability, efficiency and serviceability at a competitive lifecycle cost. 26 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Russian icebreaker launched at Arctech Helsinki

    The latest in a series of three icebreakers being built for the Russian Ministry of Transport was launched at Arctech Helsinki Shipyard today. 25 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Carisbrooke takes fuel switching approach

    British short sea shipper, Carisbrooke Shipping, says its first three months of operating in the North Sea Emission Control Area (ECA) have run without a hitch, which it puts down to careful preparation. 25 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Green concept vessel partnership

    The Norway-based NGO Bellona Foundation has launched a three year partnership with the Damen Shipyards Group to explore and develop green concept vessels for the future. 24 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Rolls-Royce gas engines for FLNGV

    Rolls-Royce is to supply two all-gas engines for power generation onboard ‘Hilli’, a former LNG carrier being converted to a floating liquefaction vessel (FLNV). 24 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Damen completes ‘Tridens’ refit

    Damen has completed an extensive refit of Dutch governmental shipping company Rijksrederij’s scientific research vessel ‘Tridens’ at its Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam. 23 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Online surveys for ballast water systems

    The IMO wants all stakeholders involved in the testing, approval, fitting and operation of ballast water management systems (BWMTS) to complete an online survey to review the current approval guidelines. 23 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • The outlook for e-navigation

    Michael Bergen, president of marine electronics association CIRM and maritime industry director of Jeppesen, highlights some of the key trends facing maritime industries as the concept of e-navigation matures. 22 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Tech firms commit to Russian shipbuilding

    Dassault Systèmes, one of EU’s leading software and IT companies, has stated its commitment to the Russian shipbuilding industry in the face of trade sanctions imposed on the country in the wake of the Crimea crisis, writes Eugene Gerden. 22 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL hull and propeller analysis

    DNV GL is launching an advanced hull and propeller performance analytics module as part of the new fleet performance management service, ECO Insight. 20 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Damen forms green research partnership

    A new three-year partnership has been formed to explore and develop concept vessels for the future that will help the shipping industry meet climate and environmental objectives. 19 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Propulsion research programme launched

    A new €7.5m technology research programme has been launched with the aim of developing propulsion products specifically for arctic conditions that could significantly improve costs and reliability for shipowners. 18 Mar 2015 - The Motorship