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  • The articulated tug and barge expands into offshore waters

    Dag Pike examines how the tug and barge concept, so popular on North American inland waterways, has grown into a viable proposition for deep water transport to and from the US and elsewhere. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Scrubbing technology; proven, market ready and evolving to meet operators’ needs

    Sigurd Jenssen, director EGC of Wärtsilä Environmental Solutions, looks at the current state of the exhaust gas cleaning systems market and its application to ships required to comply with very low sulphur emissions regulations. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Caterpillar looks offshore with enhanced four-stroke range

    Caterpillar Marine has introduced several significant updates to its four-stroke engine range, targeted primarily at the flourishing offshore sector. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Why so long for two-stage turbos?

    Two stage turbocharging is, as Joachim Bremer of ABB explains to Stevie Knight, “just the next evolutionary step”, poised on the brink of manufacture and expected to reach the market sometime in 2016. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL launches performance portal

    DNV GL has introduced ECO Insight, its performance management portal for the shipping community. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Gas fuelled ships into the future

    The Motorship discusses the way forward for LNG at sea with Oskar Levander, vice-president of innovation, Rolls-Royce. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • UPS modules keep systems running

    Eaton says that its uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems have been ordered for two new cruise ships currently under construction at Meyer Werft in Germany for Star Cruises. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG bunkering and compatibility

    David J Edwards, of Trelleborg Marine Systems UK. SeaTechnik Product Area discusses the importance of compatibility of global LNG bunkering, small scale distribution compatibility, and whether this rates higher or lower than regional LNG bunkering compatibility or project specific bunkering applications. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Loch Seaforth updates FSG ro-pax design

    Tom Todd reports on the first ro-pax to be delivered from German yard FSG for some time, since the yard, formerly a ro-ro specialist, has branched out into other complex newbuilds, including ships for offshore service as described last month. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Cathelco ICCP system for FPSO conversions

    UK-based Cathelco is to supply an impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) system for a Malaysian FPSO conversion project to safeguard the hull of the vessel against corrosion. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Russia’s Nevsky Shipyard signs salvage ship deal

    The Russian Nevsky shipyard is to build four multipurpose small-draught salvage vessels of length 79.85m and width of 17.36m, writes Jaroslaw Adamowski. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Japanese licensee renews two-stroke agreement

    Wärtsilä and Diesel United Ltd in Japan have signed a ten-year renewal of their co-operation agreement for the sale, manufacturing and servicing of Wärtsilä low speed marine engines. 31 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Electrostatic charging risk for bio-oils

    Marco van Boven, marketing manager for Parker Hydraulic Filter Division Europe warns that use of bio-oils can increase the likelihood of filter problems. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wartsila moves forward in four-stroke propulsion

    Wärtsilä has inaugurated a new factory in China, and upgraded its CP propeller deaign, as well as contracting to supply a dual fuel two-stroke plant for a bulk carrier. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Revamp for popular scrubber system

    At the recent SMM exhibition in Hamburg, Alfa Laval launched the latest generation of its PureSOx scrubber technology, known as PureSOx 2.0. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • MAN goes for Tier III compliance

    MAN Diesel & Turbo says that one of its four-stroke installations has been certified to meet the forthcoming IMO Tier III emission requirements, following trials onboard a DFDS ro-ro ship. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Integrated navigation system meets latest IMO standards

    German manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz has upgraded its Synapsis integrated bridge family with regard to network structure and integration capability. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Meyer Werft delivers ‘Quantum of the Seas’

    Germany’s Meyer Werft shipyard has delivered the 167,800 gross tonne cruise ship ‘Quantum of the Seas’ to US cruise operator, Royal Caribbean Cruises in Miami. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • KR to lead Asia Pacific gas-fuelled ships project

    Classification society Korean Register says it is joining forces with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretariat (APEC) to promote the use of LNG fuelled ships in the APEC region. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Renewable ferry power now in operation

    Eco Marine Power says that its Aquarius Management and Automation System (MAS) has now been integrated with a marine solar panel array on board the ferry ‘Blue Star Delos'. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Teekay stays with monitoring system

    Propulsion Dynamics says that Canada-based shipping company Teekay Corporation has renewed its contract for the Casper service. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Premium hull coating starts generating cash for owners

    International Paints reports that two ship owners are due to be awarded a combined total of almost US $500,000 from the first claims resulting from a new carbon credits methodology. 30 Oct 2014 - The Motorship