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  • Healthy growth for Dutch marine cluster

    It’s been a good year for the Dutch maritime technology sector, which has seen turnover increase by 17% from €6.4bn in 2013 to €7.5bn in 2014, according to trade association, Netherlands Maritime Technology. 22 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Low-pressure EGR confirmed Tier III compliant

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery and Engine Co Ltd (MHI-MME) and Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha Ltd has confirmed that its Low Pressure Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system complies with IMO NOx Tier III regulation following tests. 21 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL develops unmanned FLNG concept

    DNV GL has developed a new unmanned floating LNG concept that it says overcomes many of the challenges currently faced by those looking to unlock the potential of remote offshore gas fields. 21 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Green Dolphin carrier design makes debut

    A new class of workhorse of the deepsea bulk commodity trades, the Green Dolphin 38 handysize carrier, made its debut on May 12 in the shape of the 38,762dwt 'True Love', writes David Tinsley. 21 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Rolls-Royce unveils integrated cruise concepts

    A suite of small cruise ship concepts released by Rolls-Royce last month aim to help shipyards and operators find efficiencies while showcasing the company’s ability to provide turnkey system solutions. Gavin Lipsith reports. 20 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Design errors drive claims against naval architects

    UK-based International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) is warning naval architects to protect themselves against liability for damages resulting from errors in design work. 19 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Class focus on structure and fuel

    Recent developments on container ship safety and emission control by classification societies will have a significant impact on ship design and operation, writes John Barnes. 19 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • The power to change

    Driven to make a choice on future fuels by regulation, yet reined in by plummeting HFO bunker prices, ship owners would be wise to invest in propulsion solutions capable of meeting the challenges of a volatile market, according to ABB Turbocharging. 19 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Controlling costs in challenging times

    Advanced fuel management systems for offshore support vessels (OSVs) have a vital role to play in enabling oilfield services companies to remain competitive in a challenging market. 19 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • IMO adopts polar environmental revisions

    Vessels trading in the Polar Regions now have new safety and environmental regulations to comply with following the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s (MEPC) adoption of the Polar Code and associated MARPOL amendments. 18 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Better for the challenges

    The IMT997 ‘L-Class’ series recently delivered to Swire Pacific Offshore met a few issues on the way to realisation, Anthony Gray of OSD-IMT tells Stevie Knight. 18 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • An ongoing evolution: The PX121

    When you have a vessel that’s as close to being ‘all things to all people’ as the PX121 it’s surprising that there is still reason for finesse. But a 150mm change can make a big difference, writes Stevie Knight. 18 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • W Marine selects Ecochlor for bulk carriers

    Ship management company W Marine is to install Ecochlor ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) on two new build 82,000dwt bulk carriers, to be constructed in China by Sainty Marine Corporation. 18 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • ECA impact on auxiliary engines

    The switch to ultra low sulphur fuel for ships in emission control areas may not be as big a problem for four-stroke auxiliary engines and gensets as it is for low speed main propulsion units, but operators are still advised to take precautions. 18 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Efficiency thrust for Azipod

    With the latest line extension in its successful range of gearless thrusters, ABB has sought to combine proven technologies with a very modern focus on energy efficiency and lifecycle cost. Gavin Lipsith reports. 18 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Stena sets new benchmark in tanker design

    Scrutiny of every facet of design to ensure efficiency and competitiveness in the medium-range (MR) tanker segment is reflected in the highly versatile ‘Stena Impression’, writes David Tinsley. 18 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • LNG tank membrane partnership

    GTT, leading designer of membrane containment systems for maritime transportation and storage, has signed a cooperation agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries to help industrialise its Mark V technology. 14 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • G45 ‘green’ engine gains type approval

    The world’s first 45-centimetre bore, ultra-long stroke, low-speed engine, MAN B&W 5G45ME-C9.5, has passed its type approval test. 14 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • LNG carrier order for Mitsubishi

    Two LNG carriers for delivery to Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) will feature a new design that increases both cargo capacity and fuel efficiency. The next generation Sayaringo STaGE carriers, will be built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for delivery in 2018. 14 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • “No excuse for inaction” on BWM Convention

    IMO Secretary General Koji Sekimizu has argued that lack of clear US type approval for ballast water management systems (BWMS) is no reason to delay ratification of the organisation’s global Ballast Water Management Convention. 13 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Ferry work keeps Cammell Laird busy

    British shipyard and marine engineering services company, Cammell Laird, says its undergoing a busy period of ferry work with nearly as many ferries docking in the first four months of 2015 than throughout the whole of 2014. 13 May 2015 - The Motorship

  • Kongsberg hydroacoustics for Norwegian polar vessel

    Norwegian polar research vessel ‘Kronpins Haakon’ will feature hydroacoustic systems from Kongsberg Maritime when it begins operations in 2017. 13 May 2015 - The Motorship