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  • Havyard windfarm vessel fit-out

    Havyard is fitting out the first of two newbuild offshore windfarm vessels for new customer, shipping company, ESVAGT, opening a door to the new market of renewable energy for the shipbuilder. 20 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Combining best features of diesel electric and mechanical propulsion

    Dag Pike looks at a Dutch innovation in diesel electric propulsion, fitted to an offshore supply vessel for service in the US, which is claimed to provide substantial fuel savings and increased flexibility. 20 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • BlueTech design for Bulgarian carriers

    Finnish naval architecture company, Foreship BlueTech, has been contracted by Bulgaria’s Navibulgar to design four bulk carriers to be built at Hongqiang shipyard. 20 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Orders rush in for OceanSaver

    Norway’s OceanSaver is seeing a rise in orders for its ballast water treatment (BWT) system as shipowners rush to ensure they comply with the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention. 19 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Switching ownership

    The Switch, a Finnish based supplier of permanent magnet (PM) generator and converter packages for renewable energy applications, has received a repeat PM shaft generator orders from WE Tech Solutions of Finland. 19 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • US embraces Diesel power at last

    The September 1964 issue of The Motor Ship led with news that a US company was to build a European-designed large marine Diesel engine. This may not seem a particularly newsworthy story in a magazine devoted to large Diesel-powered ships, but as the US had resolutely stuck to steam turbines for ship propulsion, bucking the trend of the rest of the world towards Diesel power, it had a certain significance. 19 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Green boost for NAMEPA members

    The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) members have been awarded an automatic positive adjustment (+5 points) towards member vessels’ RightShip Environmental Rating. 18 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä control system for US facility

    Wärtsilä is to supply a control system for a shore-based LNG fuelling facility in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, USA, owned by Harvey Gulf International Marine. 18 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Scottish shipyard goes into administration

    Ferguson Shipbuilders, which operates from the Newark Works and is the last remaining shipyard on the lower River Clyde in Port Glasgow, has gone into voluntary administration following cash flow problems and lack of new orders. 15 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Corvus storage for hybrid CNG ferry

    US-based Corvus Energy has been awarded a contract by Spanish shipyard, LaNaval, for high power energy storage systems for an advanced hybrid CNG ferry said to be the ‘greenest’ in Holland. 15 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • New bulker uses impact-absorbing steel

    Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) says that a newly-launched bulk carrier which it operates is the first ship to use a new type of highly ductile steel plate. 14 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • All-MAN package for US container ship

    US marine transportation company, Tote, has received an all-MAN Diesel and Turbo package for its containership, which is set to be the world’s first LNG-powered containership. 14 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wilhelmsen campaigns for onboard safety

    A ‘Welding Safety Campaign’ by Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is playing its part in promoting best practice. 13 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Maersk goes to Eastern yard for four OSVs

    Maersk Supply Service has announced that it has entered into a contract with the Cosco Dalian shipyard in China for construction of four offshore support vessels with options for two additional ships. 13 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Arctech secures Sovcomflot stand-by order

    Arctech Helsinki Shipyard is to build three icebreaking stand-by vessels for Russia’s Sovcomflot for use in the North East Sakhalin Offshore region oil and gas field. 12 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • DSME workers get suited and booted

    Workers at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME)’s facility in Okpo-dong are to don robot exoskeletons that give them superhuman strength, local media reports. 12 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • GEA to set new standards at SMM

    Germany’s GEA Group is to showcase its new GEA Bock F28 compressor models for marine applications at SMM later this year. 11 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Russia may impose sanctions against EU shipbuilders

    The Russian government is considering imposing sanctions on the US and EU shipbuilding companies, in response to earlier sanctions, imposed by the European Union and the United States on the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), Russia’s monopoly in the field of shipbuilding, writes Eugene Gerden. 11 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Charity ball gives back to seafarers

    UK-based seafaring charities, including Apostleship of the Sea, were beneficiaries of a recent Seafarers’ charity ball which aimed to raise awareness of the important role of seafarers. 08 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Thruster retrofit for elderly ferry

    US company Wesmar says that a 40-year-old ferry in Canada has benefited from fitting its bow thrusters to assist manoeuvring in the rough seas encountered along the Eastern Canada coastline. 08 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Jaya makes first delivery for MMA

    Jaya Holdings has delivered a new state-of-the-art anchor handling supply (AHTS) vessel to its new owner, Mermaid Marine Australia (MMA), marking its first delivery since been being acquired by the company in June 2014. 07 Aug 2014 - The Motorship

  • Unpaid wage saga ends

    The long ordeal faced by two groups of stranded crew in the UK has finally ended, after the 12 seafarers from Ukraine and Russia received their unpaid wages amounting to a total of £61,282. 07 Aug 2014 - The Motorship