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  • MacGregor deck equipment orders

    Macgregor is further stamping its mark in the far east with its two latest contracts for deck equipment. 08 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Sustainable biofuels for the future

    A new European initiative is being launched with the aim of encouraging and promoting the use of biofuels as a sustainable, reliable, low-emissions alternative for the shipping industry. 08 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Damen acquires Dutch repair yard

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over Dutch repair yard D. van de Wetering in Rotterdam in order to further improve the quality of service for its customers. 07 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Namibia hits Panamax milestone

    A 195m general bulk vessel has become the first Panamax-size vessel to visit Elgin Brown and Hamer's (EBH) new floating dock in Walvis Bay, Namibia - marking a major milestone for the company. 07 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • GAC targets hull cleaning in Spain

    GAC EnvironHull is responding to growing demand with a new operational base in Valencia, which will enable it to offer eco-friendly, diver-free hull cleaning solutions at ports in Spain. 06 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • BIO-SEA contract with Piriou

    BIO-SEA has won a new contract with France’s Piriou shipyards to supply the French national marine vessel B2M with a BIO-SEA100 skid version system. 06 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Next chapter for Becker’s LNG barge

    Becker Marine Systems' LNG hybrid barge concept is making its way to Rotterdam, where it will be used to support cruise ships and help reduce emissions. 06 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Japan's first ME-GI

    The Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of the first ME-GI engine in Japan recently took place at the Tamano Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES). 05 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Changes to shaft-bearing monitoring rules

    Changes are being made to monitoring rules for seawater-lubricated propeller shafts in line with the rules governing the inspection and withdrawal of oil-lubricated stern tube systems. 05 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Odfjell extends propulsion upgrade plan

    Norwegian ship owner Odfjell is embarking on an upgrade plan that it believes will give it one of the world’s most energy-efficient chemical tanker fleets, following a successful first installation on ‘Bow Clipper’ during scheduled dry docking in August. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Operating costs continue fall in 2014

    Ship operating costs declined by an average of 0.8% last year, with reduced lubrication costs and lower spend on repair and maintenance among key factors, according to the 2015 edition of Moore Stephen’s OpCost benchmarking tool. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Maersk orders MHI waste heat recovery systems

    Maersk Line has placed an order for waste heat recovery systems from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), to be fitted on 11 mega-container carriers under construction by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Alewijnse secures Van Oord service contract

    Systems integration expert, Alewijnse Marine Systems, and international dredging and marine contractor, Van Oord, have signed a long-term service level agreement for the cable-laying vessels ‘Nexus’ and ‘HAM601’. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Versatile tankers for Atlantic ethane traffic

    A new chapter has opened in liquefied gas transportation with the entry into service of Danish owner Evergas’ first Dragon design vessels: the largest, most flexible and state-of-the-art multi-gas carriers to date. David Tinsley reports. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wilhelmsen acquires rope specialist

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is expanding its business with the acquisition of high performance ropes provider, Timm AS. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL hails launch of new rules

    Efficient, flexible and future proof: Class society DNV GL believes its new rules, published today and coming into effect on 1 January 2016, set a new industry benchmark. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • IMO proposes maritime technology centre network

    The International Maritime Organisation has proposed a global network of maritime technology cooperation centres to accelerate capacity building and technology transfer in the sector. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • SulNox enlists experts for emulsion assurance

    Emulsion fuel technology provider SulNOx Fuel Fusions has partnered with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to provide verification, testing, technical support and consultancy services. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Plug ‘n’ play BWMS solution delivered

    Marine Systems Inc (MSI) has delivered a pair of first-of-kind modular ballast water management system (BWMS) units for tank barge and ship operations, designed to fit in a twenty-foot container footprint. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • CMA CGM vessel gets Bio-Sea BWMS

    BIO-SEA has equipped one of the CMA CGM shipping group’s largest vessels with a BWTS BIO-SEA2000 (2000m3/h) ballast water management system. 30 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • PM shaft generator orders for WE Tech

    WE Tech Solutions Oy is to supply two Permanent Magnet Shaft Generator solutions, including an efficient DC-link power distribution, for a series of 9,400-tonne asphalt/bitumen tankers owned by Tarbit Shipping AB. 30 Sep 2015 - The Motorship

  • Cathelco protection for Turkish newbuilds

    Cathelco has reported a series of orders from Turkish yards for its corrosion protection and anti-fouling products. 30 Sep 2015 - The Motorship