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  • ClassNK releases draft containership rule amendments

    Classification society ClassNK has released draft amendments to its rules and guidance for containerships. 25 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • MacGregor cargo access order

    MacGregor has been contracted by Hyundai Heavy Industries to deliver comprehensive RoRo access equipment packages for two post-Panamax RoRo carriers. 25 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • BWM Convention reaches ratification target, says IMO

    The Ballast Water Management Convention will come into force on 24 November 2016 if Indonesia's ratification means that signatories represent the required 35% of global tonnage. 25 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Federal-Mogul debuts eWave piston ring

    A new piston ring shape for two-stroke engines, featuring waved grooves that increase the surface area and are said to more evenly distribute lube oil, has been developed by Federal-Mogul Powertrain. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • UK Chamber highlights slow efficiency technology uptake

    At the UK Chamber of Shipping Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Technologies event it was argued that most fuel savings were being achieved by slow steaming. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Multiple steerable propeller contract

    Rolls-Royce has signed a contract for the delivery of 12 azimuth thrusters to Sanmar Shipyard in Turkey, with an option for an additional 30 units. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • PrimeServ wins RCCL turbocharger retrofit contract

    MAN PrimeServ is to retrofit 30 turbochargers on four vessels owned by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, the engine service company has revealed. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Cape Verde tenders Cabnave shipyard operation

    The Republic of Cape Verde is seeking expressions of interest for a 20-year plus contract for the rehabilitation, operation and maintenance of the Estaleiros Navais de Cabo Verde (CABNAVE) shipyard. 24 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä designs and powers advanced trawler

    A new pelagic fishing trawler ordered by Scottish owner Mewstead LLP will be built according to a Wärtsilä design and will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä propulsion machinery. 23 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • GTT bunkering ship receives dual approval

    The Motorship presents further details of GTT's new high-pressure bunker barge, recently approved in principle by both Lloyd’s Register and Bureau Veritas. 23 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Driving LNG innovation in North America

    At the recent Gas Fuelled Ships conference organised by The Motorship, Peter Keller, executive vice president of Tote, outlined the company’s LNG ambitions. Here we present highlights from his paper. 23 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • DESMI Ocean Guard wins multiple BWTS orders

    Maersk Line has commissioned Danish company DESMI Ocean Guard to supply ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) for its series of new container vessels. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Lloyd's Register approvers Parker Kittiwake emissions analyser

    Parker Kittiwake has announced that its Procal 2000 emissions analyser has been certified by Lloyd’s Register. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Tackling cargo liquefaction

    It remains one of the most challenging and deadliest issues facing the bulk carrier segment, but some concerted industry action – and increasing focus from regulators and class societies – aim to better protect seafarers and vessels from the threat posed by cargo liquefaction. Gavin Lipsith reports. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Predicting returns on hull coating investment

    A new consultancy tool from AkzoNobel, Intertrac Vision, has been launched to help ship owners and operators quantify the cost, fuel consumption and emissions implications of their fouling-control coatings selection. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • MRV: The devil in the detail

    As the European Union regulation on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions from ships progresses, five stakeholders discuss the challenges ahead. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Emulsion fuels target market acceptance

    Driven by an increasing focus on costs and tightening emissions regulations, ship owners and fuel suppliers are accelerating the refinement and commercialisation of water-in-fuel emulsions. Dag Pike reports. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • German yards report varied repair sector

    The German repair sector has been varied and interesting in the second half of the year with a balance of specialised and routine work keeping many yards active, writes Germany correspondent Tom Todd. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Engineers prefer reliability centred maintenance

    The shift from preventative to predictive maintenance decisions is one of the key means by which the industry can cut costs and extend the useful life of vessels, argues Larry Rumbol, marine condition monitoring market development manager, Parker Kittiwake. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • IMO addresses water mist systems maintenance

    Design, installation, commissioning and maintenance all have an impact on safe operations, but owners must understand that no two installations are the same, explains Erik Christensen, global technical solution manager at Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions. 20 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • Yard worker health research

    The medical team at Drydocks World Dubai have successfully completed collaborative research with the UK’s Imperial College London into the health and wellbeing of its yard employees. 19 Nov 2015 - The Motorship

  • MAN acquires Cryo Marine fuel interests

    MAN Diesel & Turbo’s Swedish operation has acquired the marine fuel and bunkering business of Cryo AB, a Linde Engineering subsidiary that also makes cryogenic equipment for handling LNG. 19 Nov 2015 - The Motorship