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  • NYK orders a ‘world first’

    Korea’s Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) is to build what it said to be the world’s first LNG bunker tanker for Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). 09 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • ExxonMobil responds to ECA fuel challenge

    ExxonMobil Marine Fuels & Lubricants has announced the introduction of a marine fuel designed to help marine operators comply with the 0.10% ECA sulphur limit set which will apply in ECAs from 1 Jan. 2015. 09 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Another shipyard for Simplex-Turbulo

    UK-based Simplex-Turbulo has added another dry dock to its portfolio, Fujian Huadong in China, which it says ‘ticks all the boxes’ in terms of location, facilities, efficiency and quality. 09 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Sovcomflot signs icebreaking contract

    Sovcomflot (SCF Group) and Sakhalin Energy have signed an agreement for the construction and long-term operation of three multifunctional icebreaking standby vessels to serve the Sakhalin-2 offshore energy platforms. 08 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Electrical package for biogas ferry

    Germany’s L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) will provide advanced automation, navigation, communications and electrical propulsion facilities for 'Samsø Færgen', a new LNG powered double-ended passenger car ferry. 08 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Mitsubishi reaches 10,000 sales for high speed engine family

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) says that it has reached the milestone of 10,000 unit sales for its 16-cylinder diesel and gas engine, since the original product launch in 1989. 08 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Vard acquires STX Canada

    Vard Holdings, the former STX Offshore company which is now part of the Fincantieri group, has announced its expansion in North America with the acquisition of another STX subsidiary, STX Canada Marine. 08 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Poland’s Remontowa secures C$165 million dual-fuel ferry deal

    Poland’s Remontowa shipyard has obtained an order to supply three LNG-fuelled ferries to Canadian ferry operator British Columbia Ferry Services, writes Jaroslaw Adamowski. 08 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG strong contender for SOx emissions in the Russian market

    Nikolay A. Katagarov, a senior expert in the machinery department of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, discusses his favoured solution to SOx emissions with Wendy Laursen 07 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • New fuels pose challenges for lubes and additives

    Low-sulphur fuels come with stability and lubricity challenges, some of which are the result of more effective refining processes which are supposed to benefit the low-sulphur fuel market, writes Wendy Laursen 07 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • New Damen PSV design for Atlantic Towing

    Atlantic Towing (ATL) has chosen newly-designed, ice-strengthened PSV 5000 vessels from Damen Shipyards to meet a demanding 10-year offshore support contract. 07 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Duke Snider: Dedicated ice man

    What Duke Snider knows is ice: sea ice, freshwater ice, first year ice, glacial ice, he is intimately acquainted with the lot. But, as he tells Stevie Knight, what he wants more than anything is to pass on his knowledge as he believes now, with rising interest in the Arctic, there are dangers inherent in not understanding their differences. 07 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Jotun wins Triple-E contract

    Marine antifouling coatings specialist, Jotun, has signed a landmark agreement with Maersk Line to supply Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) for the Triple-E new build project. 07 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • ICS proposes ballast water solution

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) believes it could have a solution to the current dilemma associated with what it describes as the “serious implementation problems” associated with the IMO ballast water convention. 07 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Renewable ship energy agreement

    Eco Marine Power of Japan and MINs Control Systems of Singapore have signed a sales and support agreement, under which MINs will handle EMP's renewable energy systems for shipping in Singapore and Myanmar. 07 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Keppel Shipyard FLNG contract confirmed

    Keppel Shipyard, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, says that a contract, first announced in June, to convert an existing LNG carrier into a floating liquefaction vessel for Golar, has been confirmed, with an option for two other similar units. 04 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • BWTS company comes into single ownership

    Danish water systems company Desmi says that it is to acquire all of the shares in its associated ballast water treatment company, Desmi Oceanguard, from its partners A.P. Moller - Maersk and UltraAqua. 04 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • KVH buys Videotel

    Maritime training specialist Videotel, based in the UK, has been sold to US communications company KVH Industries, in a £28.7 million deal. 04 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • German suppliers stand firm after strong growth

    German ship equipment and component suppliers expect a fall-off in demand amid market consolidation this year after strong growth in orders in 2013, particularly from China and Korea, reports Tom Todd. 04 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • IACS to look at complex onboard systems

    New chairman of IACS, Bureau Veritas’ Philippe Donache-Gay, has outlined the priorities he hopes to set during his year in office. 03 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Energy efficient ferry to be classed by Lloyd’s

    Lloyd’s Register will class ‘Texelstroom’, the newbuild 1,750 passenger, 350 vehicle, double-ended ferry set to operate between the Dutch islands of Texel and Den Helder. 03 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • “Ground-breaking” LNG concept

    ABS has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop what is thought will be the industry’s first LNG-fuelled drillship. 03 Jul 2014 - The Motorship