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  • Gondan passenger ship order

    Spain’s Astilleros Gondan Shipyard has won a tender to build a passenger ship that will operate on the tourist route at the Azután reservoir in Toledo, Spain. 01 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Hyundai and Base Oil production kicks off

    Joint venture Hyundai and Shell Base Oil Co Ltd has opened a new base oil manufacturing plant in Daesan, South Korea, to meet the growing demand for API Group II base oils in Asia. 01 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Maersk imposes low sulphur surcharge

    Maersk Line says it will be introducing a new low sulphur surcharge (LSS) to help offset additional costs incurred by switching to cleaner fuels in Emission Control Areas (ECAs), required by the new regulation coming into effect in January 2015. 01 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • FSG take-over "necessary" says yard

    Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) says the decision by Norwegian controlled Siem Industries to take over the German yard was “necessary” and will strengthen FSG’s position on the offshore market, reports Tom Todd. 01 Oct 2014 - The Motorship

  • Damen secures BWT partnerships

    Damen Shipyards Group has established three strategic partnership agreements with ballast water treatment (BWT) system suppliers Bio-UV, Evoqua Water Technologies and Trojan Marinex. 30 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Asian deck machinery packages

    MacGregor has won a series of deck equipment orders for the Chinese shipbuilder, Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co Ltd which will be fitted to six newbuilds under construction 30 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • New SECA to hit Stena hard

    Stena Line says that the new Sulphur Emission Control Area (SECA) coming into force in Northern Europe on 1 January 2015, will have a significant economic impact on its business. 29 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Gibdock completes Grimaldi repair

    The second vessel in a two-vessel contract with Grimaldi Group left Gibraltar’s Gibdock on-time earlier this week after undergoing extensive repair works. 29 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Onboard test kit to identify cold corrosion

    CM Technologies of Germany says it has developed an onboard test kit to help identify corrosive wear, abrasive wear and insolubles in cylinder oil at an early stage. 26 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • US $325m loan for ‘first’ LNG containerships

    The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) is loaning US$324.6m to Tote Shipholdings and Saltchuk Resources for their Marline Class vessels which are said to be the world’s first LNG-powered containerships. 26 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Breaking into new markets

    Hyde Marine Inc has established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard for the installation of its Hyde Guardian Gold Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) in Asian retrofits. 25 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Alumarine to build hybrid passenger boat

    Alumarine is to build a new waterways passenger boat with an environmentally-friendly hybrid propulsion system. 25 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Global shipping cuts emissions

    The total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from global maritime transport are estimated to have been more than 20% lower in 2012 than in 2007, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). 24 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Newbuild rock installation vessel

    China’s Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group has signed a contract with Van Oord for the construction of an E169 fall-pipe rock installation vessel to be built at the Zhejiang Shipyard. 24 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • MJP launches new hybrid waterjet

    Sweden’s Marine Jet Power (MJP) has introduced what it calls a totally new product concept for a hybrid waterjet to the market, optimised for high-speed applications with a duplex stainless steel superior pump unit. 23 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Oil tester range extended to handle 100BN lubes

    French company Geserco says that it has extended the range of its oil test instrument to be able to handle the latest generation of cylinder oils which go up to base number 100 (100BN). 23 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • ClassNK updates EEDI verification tool

    ClassNK has released the latest version of its PrimeShip-Green/MinPower software, developed earlier this year to help shipyard comply with amendments to MARPOL Annex VI. 23 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Seawork looks towards the Chinese marketplace

    After 16 years of running the flourishing Seawork exhibition in Southampton, UK, Mercator Media is expecting to repeat the success with the first Seawork Asia event. 23 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Meyer Turku begins operations

    German shipbuilder Meyer Werft and the Finnish government have finalised the purchase of the share capital of STX Finland Oy from STX Europe Ltd. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Hercules-2 engine development project to get underway

    Wärtsilä and MAN Diesel & Turbo have jointly announced the formal commencement of the EU-funded Hercules-2 project, aimed at minimising emissions from large marine diesel engines. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Class awards SCR emissions certificate

    MAN Diesel & Turbo says it has been awarded a Tier III-compatibility certificate by DNV GL in respect of the MAN 8L21/31 four-stroke engine on a DFDS Seaways ship which has been retrofitted with an SCR system. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Offshore crew transport gets larger and faster

    Australian shipbuilder and designer Incat Tasmania has recently christened what it claims to the world’s largest and fastest crew boat. 22 Sep 2014 - The Motorship