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  • Plans for first pure LNG barge unveiled

    Tenders are being invited from EU shipyards for the construction of what is believed to be the world’s first pure LNG-driven port and inland barge, reports Tom Todd. 20 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • MOL recognised as climate change leader

    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has been recognised as a leader for climate change transparency by international, not-for-profit organisation, CDP. 20 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Hamburg’s hybrid barge

    The Port of Hamburg has finally got its environmentally friendly alternative for supplying power to cruise ships at berth – Becker Marine System’s floating LNG hybrid barge. 20 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Dayang Shipbuilding delivers 200th ship

    China’s Dayang Shipbuilding Co Ltd reached an important milestone earlier this week when it delivered its 200th vessel built at the site since the company was founded. 17 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • The gas bubble bursts

    It came as something of a shock, especially in the run-up to the Motorship Gas Fuelled Ships conference (which takes place in Stavanger, Norway, on 25-27 November) that one major LNG fuelled ship project had been put on hold. 17 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Inatech tool helps ensure ECA compliance

    Cloud software and IT services provider, Inatech, has launched a new rules-based application and reporting tool to help shipowners ensure they comply with upcoming 2015 ECA regulations. 16 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä announces maintenance agreement with Wagenborg

    Wärtsilä says that it has recently signed a six-year maintenance agreement with Netherlands-based Wagenborg Shipping, 16 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Kleven signs newbuilding deal with Maersk Supply

    Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven has announced a contract with Maersk Supply Service for construction of six anchor handling vessels, with options for up to four additional ships. 16 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Successful GX trials for Intellian

    Satellite communication terminal manufacturer Intellian says that its latest terminals have successfully completed trials running on Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) network. 15 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Communications target North Sea offshore market

    Norwegian marine communications company Maritime Communication Partner (MCP) has announced plans for an LTE (4G) network on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). 15 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • MEPC 67th session opens

    The 67th Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 67) session, which began yesterday, is set to be a busy five-day hearing, with a total of 145 documents submitted under 20 items on the agenda. 15 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • New shipbuilding cluster for St. Petersburg

    The St Petersburg local government in Russia is considering a new shipbuilding cluster in the region, according to Dmitry Yalov, regional vice-governor, writes Eugene Gerden. 15 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Schottel focuses on hybrids and offshore

    German propulsion specialist Schottel’s latest propulsion solutions feature hybrid concepts and offshore applications, being geared towards demands for environmentally friendly propulsion systems. 14 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • More MacGregor machinery for Sinopacific

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is to supply a new series of deck machinery orders for 12 vessels being built by China-based Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group, building on a track-record of contracts. 14 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Ferry company puts LNG plans on hold

    Western Channel Ferry operator Brittany Ferries reports that it has been forced to suspend its plans to operate on LNG fuel because the figures do not add up. 14 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Lloyd Werft swaps Artania engines

    Work has begun at Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven (LWB) on replacing four Pielstick main engines with Wärtsilä units as part of the comprehensive modernisation of the 44,588gt cruise ship 'Artania', writes Tom Todd. 13 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä gas handling systems for VLECs

    Wärtsilä is to supply gas handling systems for six new 87,000m³ very large ethane carriers (VLECs) being built at the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea. 13 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Dual-fuel two-stroke engine order for LNG carriers

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has reported a contract for four MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines to power two LNG carriers, ordered by Norway’s BW Group from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. 13 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • BW LNGCs to use GTT tanks for optimised boil-off rate

    French company GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) reports that it has received an order for gas containment systems for two LNG carriers to be built at DSME in South Korea. 13 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Pressure sensor cuts carbon and particle emissions

    German cylinder pressure sensor company IMES says it has developed a new generation of cylinder pressure sensor based on thin film technology. 09 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Ship Efficiency Awards 2014

    The winners of the inaugural ‘Ship Efficiency Awards’ were announced earlier this month, following two days of discussion and debate during the fourth annual ‘Ship Efficiency: The Event’ in London, UK. 09 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Island Offshore OSV contract

    Vard Holding has secured a NOK 300m order for a new offshore support vessel (OSV) with Island Offshore. 09 Oct 2014 - The Motorship