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  • Difficult times ahead for Russia’s USC

    United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), the Russian shipbuilding monopoly, may be faced with serious difficulties in the implementation of its ambitious projects, writes Eugene Gerden. 29 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • ABS to class “world’s first” CNG ship

    ABS is to class what is said to be the world’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) carrier ordered by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of an Indonesian state-owned power company. 29 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Hybrid gearbox at SMM

    Germany’s Reintjes will showcase one its newest hybrid solution gearboxes at this year’s SMM exhibition being held in Hamburg in September. 29 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Paris and Tokyo MoUs to launch PSC campaign on watchkeeping hours

    The Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control are to launch a new joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC). 29 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • First domestic offshore order for Chinese shipbuilding group

    Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group has signed a contract with Shenzhen Huawei Offshore Shipping Transport, a subsidiary of Shanghai Salvage Company, for the construction of five offshore vessels. 29 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • GTT secures another LNG carrier order

    Gaztransport and Technigaz (GTT), designer of membrane containment systems for LNG transport and storage, has secured an order for nine LNG carriers being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering. 28 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Danelec wins more Chinese orders

    Denmark's Danelec Marine has received orders to supply Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for 18 offshore support vessels in China. 28 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Flaminia back in service as 'eco ship'

    The German container ship 'MSC Flaminia', heavily damaged in an accident in 2012 , is now back in liner service as an ‘eco ship’ after repair and modifications, reports Tom Todd. 28 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • ABS and MPA collaborate on R&D

    ABS and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote maritime research and development (R&D) and innovation. 25 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä sells its share of Chinese two-stroke joint venture

    Wärtsilä says that it intends to divest its shares in the Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI Linshan Marine Diesel Co (QMD), a joint venture company for manufacturing large low-speed marine diesel engines. 24 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Inert gas system orders

    Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) has secured multiple inert gas system orders for LNG carriers from Japan Marine United’s Tsu shipyard. 24 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register join forces

    GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to identify potential gas turbine-powered commercial ship projects. 24 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Fresh approach to integration from Imtech

    High revenue-earning ships need a fresh approach to systems integration to take full advantage of available efficiency gains, according to technical service provider Imtech Marine. 23 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • BWTS installation partnership

    US based Hyde Marine Inc, a subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation, has established two partnership agreements for installation of the Hyde Guardian Gold Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) for international markets. 23 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Alewijnse secures another Asian order

    Netherlands-based Alewijnse Marine Services has won its eighth offshore contact in Asia, just three months after opening its new branches in Singapore and Malaysia. 23 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Belco marine scrubber demo

    US based Belco Technologies Corporation, a subsidiary of DuPont, has partnered with the Maersk Group to successfully demonstrate Belco marine scrubber technology onboard the container ship ‘Maersk Tukang’. 22 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Kleven moves into SE Asian offshore market

    Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven has announced a contract to construct a PSV for Malaysian based Joint Venture Company IES Pioneer, scheduled for delivery in September 2015. 22 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • BV’s LNG kickstart

    Classification society Bureau Veritas has published a new set of guidelines on LNG bunkering, with it says should help to speed adoption of LNG as a ship’s fuel by kick-starting the LNG bunker chain. 22 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • ICS wants harmony from PSC on SECA implementation

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says that it wants the Paris MoU on Port State Control to ensure that a harmonised approach to PSC inspections has been developed with respect to 0.1% Sulphur Emission Control Areas (ECAs). 22 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Ethane-fuelled ME-GI order for MAN

    Norwegian owner Ocean Yield has placed orders for three liquefied ethylene gas carriers, each of which will be powered by a single MAN B&W ME-GI low-speed, dual-fuel engine running on ethane. 22 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Kongsberg technology chosen by Asia

    Kongsberg Maritime is to supply Chinese and Korean shipbuilders with its ‘Full Picture’ solution for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels worth a total of NOK 330m (US$53.1m). 21 Jul 2014 - The Motorship

  • Newbuild L Class vessel launched

    Singapore’s Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (SPO) has launched its second L Class platform supply vessel ‘Pacific Legacy’ built by Japan Marine United Corporation’s (JMU) Maizuru Shipyard. 21 Jul 2014 - The Motorship