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Singapore breakthrough for Eco Marine Power
Eco Marine Power (EMP) has signed an agreement with a Singapore shipper for a real-time monitoring system which automatically calculates NOx/SOx/CO2 emissions and interfaces with marine solar power systems. 22 May 2017 - The Motorship
Joerg Roehl: The big (and heavy) picture
Despite the problems of the heavy lift segment – which has experienced two years of restructuring, vessel layups and consolidation – Joerg Roehl of TGP Group insists “we are beginning to see some positive signs”. But, why should we believe him? 22 May 2017 - The Motorship
First two-stroke success for ethane fuel
The world’s first two-stroke engine to run on ethane has successfully passed gas trials on board the liquefied ethylene gas (LEG) carrier ‘Gaschem Beluga’, with engine designer MAN Diesel & Turbo hailing the positive operational performance as “expanding alternative fuel possibilities”. 21 May 2017 - The Motorship
CBO vessel receives first ‘hybrid’ subsea crane
As part of its conversion from a platform supply vessel to an remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support vessel, Brazilian ship owner CBO’s ‘Manoella’ is being installed with the first subsea crane capable of using either fibre or steel wire rope. 21 May 2017 - The Motorship
Dellner launches modular braking system
Dellner Brakes is introducing two new heavy-duty disc brakes to its SKD range that are claimed to offer outstanding stopping power at extremely competitive prices through a new modular design. 18 May 2017 - The Motorship
Norwegian ferries debut Schottel eco-thruster
Eight ferries under construction for two Norwegian companies are to debut Schottel’s new thruster, the Schottel Rudder EcoPeller (SRE). 18 May 2017 - The Motorship
GTT to equip DSME gas carrier duo
GTT has received an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to equip two LNG carriers with its NO96 GW containment system. 18 May 2017 - The Motorship
Weidong Ferry chooses Wärtsilä scrubbers
Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its exhaust gas cleaning system for a new Korean ferry. 18 May 2017 - The Motorship
Parker Kittiwake launches fuel and lube guide
Parker Kittiwake has published ‘The Gold Guide’, a definitive resource for marine fuel, lubricating and hydraulic oils representing more than a year’s efforts on the part of the condition monitoring specialist and its partners. 17 May 2017 - The Motorship
Aegir-Marine adds stabiliser repair to services
Aegir-Marine has added stabiliser and steering gear repair services to its portfolio of maritime services, which is all part of its long-term growth strategy. 17 May 2017 - The Motorship
Brent Perry: Under a spell
After founding and running two energy storage companies, you might think Brent Perry, CEO and founder of PBES, had seen it all in that field. But batteries still hold a little bit of magic for him, he tells Stevie Knight. 17 May 2017 - The Motorship
Wisby and Hoegh retrofits for Optimarin
Optimarin has signed contracts with Wisby Tankers and Hoëgh Autoliners to install its market proven Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) on five existing vessels. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
DNV GL offers asymmetric stern optimisation
DNV GL has included asymmetric stern shapes in its Eco Lines hull optimising service for the first time, enabling vessels to reduce installed power. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
‘Floating lab’ to study electric propulsion
A ‘floating laboratory’ onboard icebreaking platform supply vessel ‘Gennadiy Nevelskoy’ is to research electric propulsion and equipment performance in ice conditions, under plans drawn up by Sovcomflot (SCF) and the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University of Vladivostok. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
3D printing project targets class-approved prop
A consortium of five companies is cooperating to develop the world’s first class approved propeller made using 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) techniques. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
GDD and Zeppelin combine engine businesses
Leading repair and conversion yard German Dry Docks (GDD) is expanding its marine engine repair and maintenance business by integrating its own MWB Power division and new partner Zeppelin Power Systems (ZPS) in a new company, writes Tom Todd. 15 May 2017 - The Motorship
Caterpillar LNG test bed
Caterpillar Marine says it has unveiled the first LNG test bed for gas-fuelled engines at its facility in Kiel, Germany. 15 May 2017 - The Motorship
The new Norwegian explorers
Two polar expedition cruiseships for Norwegian operator Hurtigruten promise to be among the most environmentally friendly ships ever built thanks to the use of batteries and innovative waste heat recovery and fresh water production technologies. 15 May 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä hails turbocharger service investment
Wärtsilä has completed a renewal of its turbocharger service workshop in Schiedam as part of global investments aimed at improving its service offering. 15 May 2017 - The Motorship
ABB shaft generators and turbochargers for DFDS duo
ABB is to provide shaft generators and turbochargers for two of the biggest freight vessels ever ordered by DFDS, which will take delivery of the ro-ro ships from Jinling Shipyard in China in early 2019. 15 May 2017 - The Motorship