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  • MOL orders six LNG-ready containerships

    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is expanding its fleet with six LNG-ready 20,000 teu containerships. 03 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

  • IMarEST to support seafarer development

    The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is enhancing its partnership with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) to offer sea-going engineers further support. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Trident Alliance hosts sulphur enforcement meeting

    The shipping industry initiative promoting robust enforcement of marine sulphur regulations is inviting representatives from national and European authorities and NGOs to an event discussing how effective enforcement can be achieved. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • The Motorship Live from P&E 2015

    Can’t be in Hamburg next week? Keep up with the latest from The Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference 2015 with our new live reporting service. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Maersk debuts new anchor recovery frame

    A new Rolls-Royce anchor recovery frame (ARF) with a wider operating range will receive first use onboard six Maersk Supply Service anchor handlers, under a deck machinery contract awarded in December. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Rescue ships extend Nordic Yards offer

    Thriving Germany-based group Nordic Yards has named two multi-purpose ice-breaking rescue and salvage ships for Russian owners describing their construction as “demanding”, reports Tom Todd. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Hyundai develops 100% LNG reliquefaction

    Hyundai Heavy Industries has developed a gas management system that it says can reliquefy 100% of the boil-off gas (BOG) from a LNG membrane containment tank to use as fuel for LNG carriers. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • EU shipbuilding ‘must resume’, says MEP

    A five-point plan to stimulate growth in the EU shipbuilding industry has been proposed by Portuguese Member of European Parliament João Ferreira. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Brittany begins scrubber roll-out

    Of the three solutions to the emission control area fuel sulphur limit question – distillate fuel, exhaust gas cleaning and LNG – the favoured option for ships spending all, or most, of their sea time within ECAs seems to be the exhaust gas scrubber, cross-Channel operator Brittany Ferries tells Bill Thomson. 24 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Amarcon to deliver fuel efficiency boost

    ABB Group company, Amarcon, has been chosen to deliver SEEMP-compliant OCTOPUS-Onboard fuel monitoring systems for 12 Handysize bulk carriers being built for Pioneer Marine Inc. 23 Feb 2015 - The Motorship

  • Nordic Yards eyes new site in Russia

    Germany-based shipbuilder Nordic Yards has unveiled plans to set up a new facility in Russia, writes Jaroslaw Adamowski. 23 Feb 2015 - The Motorship