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DESMI solution to reduce costs and energy loss from electrics
DESMI Pumping Technology A/S is introducing a new solution that enables shipowners and operators to avoid overheated and damaged electric installations reducing costs and energy loss. 17 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Gas valve unit increases engine efficiency
Shipowners and shipbuilders can increase engine efficiency, save energy and reduce costs with a new gas valve unit. 17 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Clever app analyses fuel efficiency of hull design variants
A new app allows yards and owners to use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to analyse the fuel efficiency of hull design variants at full-scale. 16 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Flexible Neptun builds longships and FERUs
Neptun Werft has taken orders for six more135m river cruise ships to build alongside the giant FERUs now in regular production for Meyer, reports Germany correspondent Tom Todd 16 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Viking Princess swaps generator for battery
The Norwegian vessel ‘Viking Princess’ has become the first ever offshore supply vessel in which batteries reduce the number of generators aboard the ship, after technology group Wärtsilä completed the installation of a hybrid energy system. 13 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
3D printed propeller progresses towards approval
A prototype of the world’s first class-approved ship propeller has been produced using 3D printing techniques. 13 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Statoil selects Gas4Sea for Rotterdam bunkering
ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK have been selected by Norwegian multinational energy group Statoil to be their LNG marine fuel supplier in the port of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, for four crude shuttle tankers. 13 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Debut for floating ship-to-shore transfer system
Gas Natural Fenosa, one of the biggest LNG suppliers in the world, and Connect LNG have together performed the first ever floating LNG ship-to-shore transfer. 13 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Grease separators treat 1-25 litres per second
New Lipator and Lipatomat grease separators can treat between 1-25 litres per second. 12 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Operating models shaped by disruptors
The marine and offshore industries have rapidly evolving operating models and this “new norm” is shaped by disruptive technology changes. 11 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
L’Orange launches anti-sticking pump element
Injection system specialist L’Orange has launched a pump element that is claims can increase pump running times by reducing the formation of deposits in the pump barrel. 11 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Azipods ordered for Viking Line cruise ferry newbuild
Viking Line has opted for podded propulsion rather than a conventional shaftline arrangement for its new LNG cruise ferry under construction at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co in China. 11 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
WHR systems turn up the heat
Waste heat recovery systems, WHRS, have been almost the exclusive province of bigger ships – till now. Innovation is set to broaden their appeal writes Stevie Knight. 11 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
BWMS operational efficiency verification needed
Concerns have been raised over verifying operational efficiency in ballast water management systems (BWMS) once type approved. 10 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Lithium-ion ESS to power PSVs
Corvus Energy will provide lithium-ion-based energy storage systems (ESS) for two platform supply vessels (PSVs) to enable reduced emissions. 09 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
MAN pledges €2m to assist LNG retrofits
MAN Diesel & Turbo will support ten engine conversions to LNG with up to €2m to improve environmental efficiency. 09 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Cat C32 diesel propulsion engines to power new windfarm vessel
Finning UK & Ireland has supplied twin Cat C32 diesel propulsion engines to Mainprize Offshore’s new MO4 vessel. 06 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
PTO/PTI tool helps ships save fuel
A power take off/power take in (PTO/PTI) tool will enable more goods transportation with fuel efficiency and reduced environmental impact. 05 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Increase in LNG vessels drives bunker demand
Skangas has bunkered LNG using its new bunker vessel Coralius to a tanker at the Port of Gothenburg for the first time. 05 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
New generation shuttle tanker for Canada
The first of Teekay Offshore Partners’ new series of Suezmax shuttle tankers is nearing completion in South Korea at Samsung Heavy Industries’ Geoje Island yard, reports David Tinsley. 04 Oct 2017 - The Motorship