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  • Havyard wins contract for UK windfarm

    Havyard Ship Technology AS is to build another 832 SOV windmill service vessel for Denmark’s ESVAGT, which will use the vessel on long-term contract with Dudgeon Ltd for a UK offshore windfarm. 22 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • MHI construction figures

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has released its 2014 construction figures which are down on last year, but it has been a year of transition for the shipbuilder. 22 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Video programmes to help ECA compliance

    KVH company Videotel has released two new programmes designed to help shipowners meet progressively tighter fuel and emission controls including the 1 January 2015 ECA sulphur limit. 19 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Lloyd’s Register backs Chinese recycling yards for EU List

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) says it is supporting applications from two Chinese ship recycling yards - Zhoushan Changhong International Ship Recycling and Jiangyin Xiagang Changjiang Ship Recycling - for inclusion in the EU list. 19 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • ‘First’ ShipArrestor system gets green light

    Norway’s Miko Marine’s first two ShipArrestor systems have been accepted by the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA). 18 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Engine and eco revamp for research veteran

    The veteran multi-purpose German research ship 'Heincke' is getting new MAN main engines with SCR filters from HUG as part of an extended stay at Motorenwerke Bremerhaven (MWB) lasting until early February, reports Tom Todd. 18 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Automation and electrical boost for Wärtsilä

    Wärtsilä is set to acquire L-3 Marine Systems International for €285m, a move that will strengthen its position in automation and electrical systems. 17 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Rosneft seeks US$10 billion support for super-shipyard project

    Russian oil major Rosneft has called on the national government to provide up to 400 billion rubles (US$10 billion) for the building of the Zvezda supershipyard in the Russian Far East, according to an official spokesperson of the United Shipbuilding Company, writes Eugene Gerden. 17 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Vard OSCV construction order

    Designer and builder of offshore and specialised vessels, Vard Holdings, has secured a contract for the design and construction of an Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel (OSCV) for Farstad Shipping. 17 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Thordon Bearings and MSR Gryfia join forces

    Canada’s Thordon Bearings Inc is teaming up with Poland’s MSR Gryfia to help shipowners ensure their vessels are environmentally-friendly and meet existing and current global environmental legislation relating to oil discharge. 16 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Hamburg LNG hybrid barge receives its first gas container

    Becker Marine Systems has announced that its LNG hybrid barge has received its first containerised shipment of LNG. 16 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Sovcomflot names latest LNG carrier

    Russian shipping company Sovcomflot has named its latest LNG carrier ‘SCF Melampus’, the third tanker in a series of built under a partnership agreement between Sovcomflot and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding. 16 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • ClassNK continues to grow

    According to Japanese classification society ClassNK, its register topped 230million gross tons for the first time at the end of November 2014. 16 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Achieving ballast water compliance

    Six new bulk carriers being built at the Namura and Onomichi shipyards in Japan, are to be fitted with 12 Wärtsilä Aquarius UV ballast water management systems (BWMS) enabling them to achieve compliance with anticipated environmental regulations. 16 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Cruise ship maintenance

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has recently carried out a number of cruise ship repair and refurbishment projects in the Netherlands. 15 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • IACS holds busy December meeting

    The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) discussed new initiatives and held a number of reviews at its December Council meeting in London. 15 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Braemar LNG moves ahead with new containment system

    Braemar LNG is moving to the next phase of developing its new containment system after signing a licence agreement with General Dynamics NASSCO to use its patents in design and construction of the system. 12 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG ferry planned at Meyer Turku

    Tallink Grupp and Meyer Turku have signed a letter of intent for the construction of an LNG-fuelled ro-pax vessel, of about 212m length and 49,000gt, for delivery in 2017. 11 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Shell lubricant advice

    Shell Marine Products (SMP) offers a complete portfolio of marine lubricants for almost any type of vessel but it also offers technical service and advice to ship operators. 11 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • German and Russian shipyards compete for Gazprom order

    Vyborg Shipyard, one of Russia’s largest shipbuilders, is said to be conducting talks with Gazprom Neft, an oil arm of Gazprom and one of Russia’s largest oil producers, about a contract to build two icebreakers, writes Eugene Gerden. 11 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Ships will become more intelligent, says Rolls-Royce

    Rolls-Royce says that the ‘big data’ concept is leading to a host of possibilities in ship automation and has unveiled its ‘ship intelligence’ vision for the future. 11 Dec 2014 - The Motorship

  • Eco Marine agrees on Greek support hub

    Eco Marine Power (EMP) and Theodosiou Bros Ltd (TRIAD Ltd) have agreed to work together to set up a technical support hub in Greece from which they will provide a range of services related to EMP’s products and solutions. 11 Dec 2014 - The Motorship