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  • New multigas carrier design launched

    Deltamarin Ltd and Brevik Technology AS have joined forces to develop a multigas carrier design which is expected to change the nature of the industry. 13 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Polar research ship build

    British shipyard Cammell Laird shipyard has beaten off global competition to secure the build for a new £200 million polar research ship. 13 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Norwegian cruise vessel for Damen drydock

    Norwegian Cruise Lines’ ‘Norwegian Epic’ is undergoing a refit and maintenance programme at Damen Shiprepair Brest’s drydock. 13 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Condition-based engine monitoring

    Leading Japanese classification society, ClassNK, has started verification tests of its next-generation condition-based engine monitoring system, the CMAXS e-GICSX, onboard a Mitsui O.S.K. Line (MOL) vessel. 12 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Chevron cylinder oil gets Winterthur approval

    Chevron Marine Lubricants has received approval for its 100BN cylinder oil, Taro Special HT 100, to be used in Winterthur Gas and Diesel Ltd’s engine range. 12 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • MacGregor deck equipment orders

    Macgregor is further stamping its mark in the far east with its two latest contracts for deck equipment. 08 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Sustainable biofuels for the future

    A new European initiative is being launched with the aim of encouraging and promoting the use of biofuels as a sustainable, reliable, low-emissions alternative for the shipping industry. 08 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Damen acquires Dutch repair yard

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over Dutch repair yard D. van de Wetering in Rotterdam in order to further improve the quality of service for its customers. 07 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Namibia hits Panamax milestone

    A 195m general bulk vessel has become the first Panamax-size vessel to visit Elgin Brown and Hamer's (EBH) new floating dock in Walvis Bay, Namibia - marking a major milestone for the company. 07 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • GAC targets hull cleaning in Spain

    GAC EnvironHull is responding to growing demand with a new operational base in Valencia, which will enable it to offer eco-friendly, diver-free hull cleaning solutions at ports in Spain. 06 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • BIO-SEA contract with Piriou

    BIO-SEA has won a new contract with France’s Piriou shipyards to supply the French national marine vessel B2M with a BIO-SEA100 skid version system. 06 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Next chapter for Becker’s LNG barge

    Becker Marine Systems' LNG hybrid barge concept is making its way to Rotterdam, where it will be used to support cruise ships and help reduce emissions. 06 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Japan's first ME-GI

    The Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of the first ME-GI engine in Japan recently took place at the Tamano Works of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES). 05 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Changes to shaft-bearing monitoring rules

    Changes are being made to monitoring rules for seawater-lubricated propeller shafts in line with the rules governing the inspection and withdrawal of oil-lubricated stern tube systems. 05 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Odfjell extends propulsion upgrade plan

    Norwegian ship owner Odfjell is embarking on an upgrade plan that it believes will give it one of the world’s most energy-efficient chemical tanker fleets, following a successful first installation on ‘Bow Clipper’ during scheduled dry docking in August. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Operating costs continue fall in 2014

    Ship operating costs declined by an average of 0.8% last year, with reduced lubrication costs and lower spend on repair and maintenance among key factors, according to the 2015 edition of Moore Stephen’s OpCost benchmarking tool. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Maersk orders MHI waste heat recovery systems

    Maersk Line has placed an order for waste heat recovery systems from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), to be fitted on 11 mega-container carriers under construction by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. 02 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Alewijnse secures Van Oord service contract

    Systems integration expert, Alewijnse Marine Systems, and international dredging and marine contractor, Van Oord, have signed a long-term service level agreement for the cable-laying vessels ‘Nexus’ and ‘HAM601’. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Versatile tankers for Atlantic ethane traffic

    A new chapter has opened in liquefied gas transportation with the entry into service of Danish owner Evergas’ first Dragon design vessels: the largest, most flexible and state-of-the-art multi-gas carriers to date. David Tinsley reports. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wilhelmsen acquires rope specialist

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is expanding its business with the acquisition of high performance ropes provider, Timm AS. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL hails launch of new rules

    Efficient, flexible and future proof: Class society DNV GL believes its new rules, published today and coming into effect on 1 January 2016, set a new industry benchmark. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship

  • IMO proposes maritime technology centre network

    The International Maritime Organisation has proposed a global network of maritime technology cooperation centres to accelerate capacity building and technology transfer in the sector. 01 Oct 2015 - The Motorship