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Rolls-Royce unveils modular feeder concept
Containerised engines, fuel tanks, battery packs and even accommodation blocks have been employed in ‘Electric Blue’, a 1,000 teu container feeder ship concept from Rolls-Royce Marine. 24 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
SKF warning over counterfeit bearings
SKF has destroyed counterfeit bearings worth a market value of around €1m in Greece, following the successful completion of legal proceedings commenced in 2009. 23 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
James Walker tests EAL compatibility
Seal specialist James Walker has developed a new sealing material, Bi-O-Lion, after investigating the compatibility of environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL) with a variety of existing materials. 22 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Chevron opens FAST analysis lab in China
Chevron Marine Lubricants has expanded its FAST used oil analysis service into a new laboratory in mainland China 22 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
MSC ‘Fantasia’ scrubber retrofit certified
The MSC Cruises ship ‘Fantasia’ has received her EU Marin Equipment Directive (MED) certificate from Bureau Veritas after the installation of Yara Marine Technologies exhaust gas cleaning systems. 22 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Preventing Ro-Ro fires
North P&I Club has published a new loss prevention briefing on how to prevent, detect and fight fires on roll-on-roll-off (ro-ro) vessels and car carriers. 22 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
First cyber security notation
US-headquartered classification society ABS has issued its first notation for the ‘ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries’. 21 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Unlocking the potential of big data
DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform to help the maritime industry improve its profitability and explore new business models through digitalisation. 21 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Techcross extends retrofit service base
Techcross has signed MoU with the Chinese shipyard Huarun Dadong Dockyard Co Ltd (HRDD) in order to allow it to provide more reliable services to customers under contracts with the yard. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Hyundai eyes scrubber and BWMS retrofit market
A new marine services company under Hyundai Heavy Industries has signed two memoranda of understanding that position it to stake a claim in the lucrative market for retrofitting environmental technologies. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
WSS fuel testing
Ship operators should make on board fuel testing an operational necessity according to Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS). 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Rising star over Gulf of Finland
Cruise and ferry operator Tallink is raising its game in the Baltic market with the introduction of a 27-knot ro-pax crafted to raise both revenue generating productivity and environmental standard. David Tinsley reports. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Ramping up for BWM installation
The first batch of US Coast Guard type approved ballast water management systems (BWMS) may have a valuable head start, but all suppliers face challenges in the run up to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention, writes Gavin Lipsith. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
TEVO develops bronze Arctic propeller
Finnish company TEVO has developed a bronze propeller that it claims provides a cost-effective alternative to steel propellers for vessels operating in high ice conditions. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
LNG carriers prepare for sulphur changes
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Engine Co (MHI-MME) has completed retrofit work on boilers onboard 80 gas carriers as owners prepare for regulations limiting fuel sulphur content. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä to optimise PGS seismic vessels
A service agreement has been signed by Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS to make Wärtsilä the favoured supplier of equipment for PGS’s fleet. 17 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Addressing the automation challenge
Automation systems can be a major boost to efficiency but are too often an afterthought for designers, owners and shipyards, Børge Nogva, CEO of Høglund Marine Automation, tells The Motorship. 17 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Opening a new chapter in Russian Arctic trade
The Samsung-built Shturman Albanov class of shuttle tankers signals a further development in Russian Arctic maritime capabilities, writes David Tinsley. 17 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Editorial: Improving automation
Ship operators must strengthen their focus on automation basics if they are to reap the rewards of technological advances, writes The Motorship editor Gavin Lipsith. 16 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Material costs drive up Hempel paint prices
Coatings manufacturer Hempel’s prices will rise for certain products as the raw material cost increases from 2016 look certain to continue in 2017. 16 Feb 2017 - The Motorship