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  • ClassNK updates EEDI verification tool

    ClassNK has released the latest version of its PrimeShip-Green/MinPower software, developed earlier this year to help shipyard comply with amendments to MARPOL Annex VI. 23 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Seawork looks towards the Chinese marketplace

    After 16 years of running the flourishing Seawork exhibition in Southampton, UK, Mercator Media is expecting to repeat the success with the first Seawork Asia event. 23 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Meyer Turku begins operations

    German shipbuilder Meyer Werft and the Finnish government have finalised the purchase of the share capital of STX Finland Oy from STX Europe Ltd. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Hercules-2 engine development project to get underway

    Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo have jointly announced the formal commencement of the EU-funded Hercules-2 project, aimed at minimising emissions from large marine diesel engines. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Class awards SCR emissions certificate

    MAN Diesel & Turbo says it has been awarded a Tier III-compatibility certificate by DNV GL in respect of the MAN 8L21/31 four-stroke engine on a DFDS Seaways ship which has been retrofitted with an SCR system. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Offshore crew transport gets larger and faster

    Australian shipbuilder and designer Incat Tasmania has recently christened what it claims to the world’s largest and fastest crew boat. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Smart system for seawater cooling

    Colfax Fluid Handling, which brings together pump brands Allweiler, Houttuin and IMO, has introduced an ‘intelligent’ control system for reducing the energy consumption of seawater cooling systems, writes John Barnes. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Low sulphur fuels, ECAs and cylinder lubrication

    The controversial question of which base number cylinder lubricant should be used in large two stroke engines is being turned on its head once again as oil suppliers and engine designers come to terms with the effects of using fuels of very low sulphur content. 19 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Popular Damen ferry for Korea

    Damen Shipyards Group has received an order from South Korean operator, Seaspovill, for a fast ferry. 19 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • New era navigation from Transas Marine

    Transas Marine unveiled new software solutions for a “new era of navigation” at this year’s SMM Exhibition last week. 18 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Damen moves ahead in repair

    Damen Shipyards joint venture partner, Albwardy Marine Engineering (AME), has signed a diving service agreement with Danish product tanker carrier TORM to undertake repair work in the UAE, at this year’s SMM exhibition in Hamburg. 17 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä looks east – but maintains its European roots

    The recent news that Wärtsilä was, in effect, selling a majority stake in its two-stroke engine business to China’s state shipbuilding concern came as rather a shock to many in the industry. 17 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Turbocharger developed for Tier III two-strokes

    MAN Diesel & Turbo says that it is developing a new turbocharger series specifically matched to the requirements of two-stroke engines. 17 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • GTT membrane systems for six VLECs

    France’s Gaztransport and Technigaz (GTT) is to supply its LNG transportation and storage solution for six Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs) being built by Korea’s SHI for an Asian group. 17 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • ICS asks again for governments to see sense on ballast convention

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has reiterated its call for governments to address the serious implementation issues concerning the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention before it is too late. 17 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • IGF Code agreed at IMO

    The International Maritime Organization reports that the draft International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low flashpoint Fuels, the IGF Code, has been agreed by the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 1). 16 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • APC unveils new coatings

    US-based Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has introduced a new eco-friendly MarineLine 784 cargo tank coating system, which is says will provide users with added performance benefits. 16 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Interschalt Bluetracker installation

    German software and VDR company Interschalt signed a letter of intent with Rickmers Shipmanagement for the installation of its Bluetracker software at this year’s SMM exhibition in Hamburg. 16 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä addresses market demands with new CPP

    Wärtsilä introduced its latest Controllable Pitch (CP) propeller system at the 2014 SMM Exhibition last week, which it says addresses the demands of medium and large sized vessel owners. 16 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • MAN dual fuel for more gas tankers

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced a further contract for its MAN 51/60DF engine, with an order for a total of 16 engines to power four newbuild LNG carrier ships 15 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Vard’s US dual fuel patent

    Canada’s Vard Marine, formerly STX Marine, has been awarded a US patent for the design and engineering of its new dual fuel vessel. 15 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä expands propulsion monitoring services

    Wärtsilä is expanding its Propulsion Condition Monitoring Service (PCMS), which was introduced in 2010, with two new editions – PCMS Starter and PCMS Professional. 15 Sep 2014 - The Motorship