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  • Ultra Deep vessel contract for ZPMC

    Singapore-based Ultra Deep Solutions (UDS) has signed a contract with Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) for the construction of a US$200m Ultra Deep Installer – Multipurpose Diving Support Construction vessel. 01 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Havyard design breaks Brazil

    Havyard Group is to deliver ship design and equipment for Grupo CBO, marking its breakthrough into the tough Brazilian market and the largest ever contract for Havyard Design and Solutions. 29 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Rolls-Royce cranes for Brazilian PSVs

    Rolls-Royce is to supply offshore cranes for nine platform supply vessels (PSVs) currently under construction at Detroit Brasil Ltda shipyard. 28 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Crimean shipyard passes into public ownership

    Crimean government press service reports say that the Zaliv shipyard, one of the largest in Crimea, has been taken into state ownership, writes Eugene Gerden. 28 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • GreenSteam optimisation at SMM

    GreenSteam will be showcasing its fuel saving optimiser at this year’s SMM exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, from 9 to 12 September. 28 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • CBM on the cloud

    ClassNK and Daihatsu Diesel are to embark on a joint research project to research and tests extensibility of condition based monitoring and automatic diagnostics for auxiliary engines, using cloud technology. 28 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä to maintain Harvey gas-fuelled PSVs

    Wärtsilä says that it has signed a long-term technical management agreement with Harvey Gulf International Marine covering condition based maintenance and dynamic maintenance planning for eight offshore support vessels, including Harvey Gulf’s six LNG-fuelled PSVs. 28 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Operators, engine designers and oil suppliers join to examine cold corrosion

    ExxonMobil and The Motorship recently hosted a round table discussion on cold corrosion in Hamburg, prior to the 36th Propulsion & Emissions Conference. 28 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • New battery technology demonstrated afloat in Switzerland

    Alcoa, technology company Phinergy and the Swiss HEIG-VD University have joined forces to demonstrate a zero-emissions electric demo boat powered by an aluminum-air battery on Lake Neuchâtel. 27 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Ulstein launches X-stern to join X-Bow on the North Sea

    Norway’s Ulstein Group has announced the introduction of the X-Stern, intended to increase operability through positive effects on station keeping, wave response, comfort and safety in harsh conditions. 27 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Gibdock dredger repair

    Van Oord’s 137m long trailing suction hopper dredger, ‘Lelystad’ has undergone an extensive programme of works at Gibdock’s yard in Gibraltar. 27 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • AMS acceptance for Trojan ballast system

    Trojan Technologies’ Marinex ballast water treatment (BWT) system has been approved by the US Coast Guard (USCG) as an Alternate Management System (AMS) for all water qualities: freshwater, brackish water and marine water. 27 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä unveils new LNG solution

    Wärtsilä has upgraded its fully integrated fuel gas handling system, LNGPac, and made improvements to its Gas Valve Unit (GVU) as the use of LNG as a marine fuel becomes increasingly popular. 26 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Ulstein platform supply order

    Ulstein Design & Solutions has entered into an extensive contract with Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd, China, to design and supply equipment for four PX121 type platform supply vessels. 26 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Preferred bidder announced for Ferguson businesses

    The Joint Administrators of the Ferguson Shipbuilders Group have announced that Clyde Blowers Capital has been chosen as preferred bidder for the group’s business and assets. 25 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Vane is claimed to cut fuel consumption

    A Dutch company, Hull Vane, has developed a foil which can be fitted below a ship’s stern, and which is said to significantly reduce fuel consumption. 25 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Control system designed for hybrid ships

    Wärtsilä is launching a hybrid control system, designed to combine different power sources with energy storage devices resulting in fuel savings and lower emissions. 25 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • German LNG bunker barge draws interest

    A lot of interest has been reported in a new German LNG bunker barge design - TB-X- developed by a Hamburg shipyard for a wide range of applications, reports Tom Todd. 23 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • MacGregor wins Chinese offshore orders

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured two orders for its offshore equipment from Chinese shipbuilders Wuhu Xinlian and Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Ltd. 22 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Russia plans to acquire large Crimean shipyard

    The Russian government and a group of Russian investors are in negotiations for the acquisition of the Zaliv shipyard, one of the largest in Eastern Europe, writes Eugene Gerden. 22 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Pod troubles bring forward QV yard stay

    Cunard’s 90,000gt Queen Victoria will dock at Blohm + Voss Repair in Hamburg in January - nearly a year earlier than planned - because a propulsion unit bearing needs replacing, Tom Todd reports. 22 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Evoqua BWMS accepted by US Coast Guard

    Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCURE ballast water management system (BWMS) has received alternate management system (AMS) approval, giving shipowners more choice for type approved and AMS approved solutions. 21 Aug 2014 - The Motorship