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  • Shell reduces emissions with LNG OSV

    Shell is working to comply with new regulations in the Northern American Emission Control Area (ECA) with an LNG offshore supply vessels – the first of its kind in the Gulf of Mexico. 06 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Damen increases capacity in Turkey

    Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey has added new dedicated capacity to build the popular Fast Crew Supplier 5009 at the yard – a dedicated 12,000m² facility called Antalya II. 05 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Commission reports on industry LNG concerns

    The use of LNG as a fuel is supported by most industry stakeholders, but concerns still remain over its opportunities and risks, according to the European Commission’s preliminary results of an LNG study. 05 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Caterpillar reaches ‘milestone’ with Tier 4 engine

    Caterpillar Marine has reached a ‘milestone achievement’ with an order for its new Tier 4 Final C280-16 generator sets – the marine industry’s highest horsepower, Tier 4 solution. 05 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Plain sailing for shipowners on sulphur compliance

    The first day of The Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference yesterday (4 March) was characterised by a ‘business as usual’ attitude from shipowners in the face of recently introduced sulphur fuel limits. 05 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Improving ‘Vessels for the Future’

    A new initiative launched by DNV GL aims to improve shipping’s safety record, environmental impact and global competitiveness by 2050 to create a more sustainable European transport system. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • BIMCO environmental performance guide

    BIMCO has launched a new, multi-part guidance resource to support ship owners and operators to improve the environmental performance and efficiency of their ships. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • MOL orders six LNG-ready containerships

    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is expanding its fleet with six LNG-ready 20,000 teu containerships. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • First EX BWMS delivery for Wärtsilä

    A series of eight newbuild 33,000 DWT chemical tankers will be equipped with explosion proof (EX) Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS), the first EX delivery since the system was granted EX-certification in spring 2014. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Propulsion & Emissions Conference blog review

    We present our complete live blog from The Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference, which took place in Hamburg this week (4-5 March). View speaker comments, photos and video highlights from an event that shed new light on SECA compliance and offered the latest thinking on ship efficiency. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Blog review: Propulsion & Emissions 2015

    We present our complete live blog from The Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference, which took place in Hamburg this week (4-5 March). View speaker comments, photos and video highlights from an event that shed new light on SECA compliance and offered the latest thinking on ship efficiency. 04 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Hydrex keeps vessels out of drydock

    Belgian underwater service company, Hydrex, has successfully completed insert repairs on two vessels in Zeebrugge and Antwerp while all commercial activities continued without disruption. 02 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Continued success for Ecoshield

    Underwater technology expert, Hydrex, reports that sales of its rudder protective coating Ecoshield, are going from strength to strength. 02 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • Ezra unveils ice-classed subsea flagship

    Offshore operator Ezra Holdings has named ‘Lewek Constellation’, an ice-classed, multi-lay offshore construction vessel with ultra-deep water pipe laying and heavy lift capabilities that is described as the ‘flagship project-enabling asset’ of Ezra subsea services division EMAS AMC. 02 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • MHI takes Astomos LPG carrier order

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will build another very large LPG carrier for Astomos Energy Corp, the fourth vessel in an identical series first ordered in 2013. 02 Mar 2015 - The Motorship

  • A new HVL for Hyundai

    A new 10,000 tonnes heavy lift vessel (HLV) is being added to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) existing offshore facility-building fleet after being completed by affiliate Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. 27 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Green accolade for Rolls-Royce

    Two large passenger ferries powered by Rolls-Royce gas engines have been recognised as the top scorers in the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) which measures how environmentally-friendly vessels are. 26 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • L-3 to retrofit Taiwanese research vessel

    L-3 SAM Electronics is to retrofit propulsion control and automation systems on a hydrographic and oceanographic research vessel operated by the Taiwanese Navy. 26 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Emissions symposium at Europort

    A ‘mini symposium’ is being held at this year’s Europort that could help operators reduce operational costs and emission levels. 25 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Ballast water compliance warning

    The UK P&I Club has warned its members not to delay in ensuring they comply with the new strict ballast water management controls coming into force. 25 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Techcross signs BWT deal with Drydocks World

    Ballast water management systems (BWMS) company Techcross will provide technical, engineering and service support to customers of Dubai-based ship repair facility Drydocks World under memorandum of understanding signed earlier this month. 25 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Type approval for Coldharbour Marine BWM

    Coldharbour Marine’s GLD optimised in-tank Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has obtained type approval from the UK’s Marine and Coast Guard Agency (MCA) under IMO resolution MEPC 174 (58). 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship