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  • Damen secures major ship upgrade

    Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen has been awarded a major upgrade on the ‘MSV Seawell’, a light well intervention and dive support vessel operated by Helix UK. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • ClassNK approves Niigata dual-fuel engine design

    Japanese classification society ClassNK has granted design approval to the 28AHX-DF dual-fuel engine developed by Niigata Power Systems. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Deck equipment order for ‘green’ bulk carriers

    Cargotec’s MacGregor and Hatlapa divisions have been contracted to supply deck equipment and steering gear for three new eco-friendly bulk carriers being built in China. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Krylov to supply electric propulsion for icebreakers

    Baltic Shipbuilding, one of Russia’s largest shipyards, has signed a contract with the Krylov State Research Centre for the design and supply of electric propulsion systems for nuclear icebreakers, writes Eugene Gerden. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Improved fuel consumption measurement launched by CMR

    CMR Group has launched what it describes as “a new and innovative approach to engine fuel usage measurement.” 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Gas Fuelled Ships conference first day looks at real-life experience

    Following the conference lunch, sponsored by Barents Naturgass, the afternoon session was introduced by day one chairman Lars Robert Pedersen of BIMCO. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • MAN power for US fishing trawler

    MAN Diesel and Turbo is to supply an MAN 9L32/44CR engine to power a new trawler for independent US fishing company, Fishermen’s Finest. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG fuel tank location agreement

    Interferry has hailed the agreement made at last week’s IMO Maritime Safety Committee meeting on rules for locating fuel tanks on LNG powered ships as what is needed to safeguard further development of the LNG fuel option. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Conference looks at LNG experience

    At the 2014 Motorship Gas Fuelled Ships conference in Stavanger, the actual existing and future technology of LNG fuelled ship propulsion was the theme of the first actual conference session following the keynotes. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • New European distributor for Hyde

    W&O Europe has become the exclusive distributor for Hyde Guardian Gold ballast water management systems in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • 130 gas fuelled ships confirmed, GFS conference is told

    Mercator Media’s 2014 Gas Fuelled Ships conference, under the banner of The Motorship, got under way this morning in Stavanger, Norway, with the keynote addresses from a wide variety of important industry figures. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • RSC fluids meet US EPA requirements

    US-based RSC Bio Solutions’ EnviroLogic environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL) and SAFECARE cleaners have been certified as small vessel general permit (SVGP) compliant. 24 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Historic GDR boat goes to highest bidder

    A piece of modern German history goes under the hammer in Rostock soon when the state yacht and conference boat once used by East Germany’s Communist leaders is sold at auction, writes Tom Todd. 23 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • More Havyard icebreakers on order

    Havyard Ship Technology is to design and build two more 843 Ice offshore icebreakers, to be built at its Leirvik shipyard – a contract worth NOK 1bn (US$148m). 21 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG ferry to convert to hybrid power

    Canadian energy storage system supplier Corvus Energy says that it has been awarded a contract to supply a lithium polymer battery bank for the conversion of a ferry to hybrid propulsion. 21 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Doug Woodyard

    It is with great regret that we learned this week of the passing of Doug Woodyard. He had been in poor health for a number of years, but following a recovery he continued to work until the illness returned this year. 21 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Tripartite 2014 looks at market downturn

    The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies, agreed that, in the ongoing market downturn, quality is paramount and must be maintained by continuous enhancement of industry standards and procedures. 20 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL and N-KOM to cooperate on LNG as fuel

    To promote liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel within the maritime and offshore industry, a memorandum of understanding has been signed between DNV GL and Qatar shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM). 20 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Shell launches stern tube fluid to comply with VGP

    Shell has announced a new range of environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs), including Shell Naturelle S4 Stern Tube Fluid 100 which it says will allow ships entering US waters to comply with the revised 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP). 20 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • MAN power for largest boxship

    MAN Diesel & Turbo reports that the recently completed 19,000 teu newbuilding for China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), built by Hyundai in Korea, is powered by a MAN B&W 12S90ME-C Mark 9.2 main engine. 20 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • ‘Stena Germanica’ confirmed to run on methanol in 2015

    Ferry operator Stena Line has confirmed its plans to convert the 240m, 1,500-passenger, 2001-built ro-pax ship ‘Stena Germanica’ to run on methanol fuel. 20 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • HHI completes world’s largest containership

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has completed what it says is the world’s largest containership – the first of five 19,000 teu containerships for China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL). 19 Nov 2014 - The Motorship