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  • LNG-fuelled large boxship study launched

    DNV GL, Hanjin and GTT have signed an agreement to jointly investigate and to develop a gas fuelled large container vessel concept equipped with membrane fuel tanks. 12 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Shipper warns of higher costs

    A major ship operator, Rickmers-Linie, has declared its support for the introduction of stricter sulphur regulations but expects that they will inevitably lead to surcharges for customers resulting from an increase in the cost of marine fuels. 12 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • SKF Blohm + Voss launches at SMM

    SKF Blohm + Voss are launching two new products for the marine industry – a compact oil dryer and a non-retractable stabiliser, at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg this week. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Part-load offshore operations made more efficient by Caterpillar

    Caterpillar Marine is introducing optional part load kits for its MaK M 32 E four-stroke engine family. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Finnlines goes again for Promas Lite

    Rolls-Royce has announced a further contract for the installation of its Promas Lite propulsion system on Finnlines ro-ro ships. Promas Lite is an integrated propeller and rudder system that increases efficiency and is designed specifically for retrofitting to existing ships. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Latest generation of scrubber launched

    Alfa Laval has launched a new generation of its exhaust gas cleaning system; the PureSOx 2.0 scrubber which incorporates a range of enhancements and options. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Siemens chooses NAPA

    Finnish software developer NAPA says that its products are now an integrated part of the Siemens Siship EcoMain platform. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Offshore service agreement for MAN PrimeServ

    MAN PrimeServ, the service division of MAN Diesel & Turbo, has concluded a service framework agreement with Norwegian offshore services company DOF. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Approval in principle for gas turbine-powered LNG carrier design

    GE Marine and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) have jointly announced that they have received approval in principle (AiP) for a jointly developed gas turbine-powered LNG carrier design. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wastewater treatment launch at SMM

    Germany's ACO Marine is launching a new version of its established Maripur wastewater treatment range at SMM 2014. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Oil for low sulphur fuels from ExxonMobil

    ExxonMobil has joined at least two other major oil suppliers in launching, at SMM in Hamburg this week, a cylinder oil intended for use in two-stroke engines operating on fuels with very low sulphur levels. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG bunker vessel to be Bureau Veritas Classed

    Classification society Bureau Veritas says that it has been chosen to class a large LNG bunkering vessel which will be built at Hanjin Heavy Industries, Korea, under an agreement between Japan’s NYK and Mitsubishi and France’s GDF-Suez. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • SCR test for Fairplay tug

    Rolls-Royce brand MTU and Fairplay will test an SCR exhaust system on an MTU diesel genset on board a harbour tug in order to verify compliance with IMO Tier III emission requirements that come into force in 2016. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Rolls-Royce launches new medium speed engine range

    Rolls-Royce has unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by both diesel and gas. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Dual fuel X-series two-stroke engine order for Wärtsilä

    Wärtsilä has announced that two new large, 180,000m3 LNG carriers being built by the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in Korea are to be powered by six-cylinder X62DF two-stroke dual-fuel engines. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Caterpillar launches new MaK engine platform

    Caterpillar Marine has announced the launch of its Mak M 25 E engine platform, aimed in particular at offshore supply ships, with up to US$250,000 claimed fuel savings. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • ABS gets ethane carrier class contract

    US classification society ABS is to class a series of very large ethane carriers (VLECs), which it says is the world’s first contracted series of such vessels. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Lloyd’s Register streamlines its Type Approval process

    Classification society Lloyd’s Register is now offering what it describes as a faster and easier type approval service for its clients’ products. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Cylinder oil for 2015 ECA 0.1% sulphur distillate fuels

    Marine lubricant supplier Total Lubmarine has announced the launch of its Talusia LS 25 low alkaline cylinder lubricant specifically designed for slow speed two stroke engines running distillate fuels with 0.1% sulphur content. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Engine jacket heat harnessed to produce power

    Calnetix Technologies of the US says it is introducing a new system that produces up to 125kW of power for the ship’s electric load from heat recovered out of the engine’s jacket water. 08 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Two-stroke cylinder oil intended for ECA operation

    Shell Marine Products (SMP) claims to have become first to the market with a two-stroke cylinder lubricant formulated specifically for the needs of ships operating in ECAs. 08 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Container ship order for low pressure dual fuel two-stroke engines

    Wärtsilä’s gas-fuelled two-stroke engine has picked up another order, this time for a series of four container ships for German shipowner GNS Shipping which will be built in China. 08 Sep 2014 - The Motorship