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  • IGF Code agreed at IMO

    The International Maritime Organization reports that the draft International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low flashpoint Fuels, the IGF Code, has been agreed by the Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC 1). 16 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • APC unveils new coatings

    US-based Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has introduced a new eco-friendly MarineLine 784 cargo tank coating system, which is says will provide users with added performance benefits. 16 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Interschalt Bluetracker installation

    German software and VDR company Interschalt signed a letter of intent with Rickmers Shipmanagement for the installation of its Bluetracker software at this year’s SMM exhibition in Hamburg. 16 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä addresses market demands with new CPP

    Wärtsilä introduced its latest Controllable Pitch (CP) propeller system at the 2014 SMM Exhibition last week, which it says addresses the demands of medium and large sized vessel owners. 16 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • MAN dual fuel for more gas tankers

    MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced a further contract for its MAN 51/60DF engine, with an order for a total of 16 engines to power four newbuild LNG carrier ships 15 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Vard’s US dual fuel patent

    Canada’s Vard Marine, formerly STX Marine, has been awarded a US patent for the design and engineering of its new dual fuel vessel. 15 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Bulker gets dual-fuel four-stroke technology

    Wärtsilä says that its latest engine order emphasises the increasing use of LNG as a marine fuel: the company’s 34DF dual-fuel four-stroke has been selected to power a cement carrier being built at the Ferus Smit shipyard. 15 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG-fuelled large boxship study launched

    DNV GL, Hanjin and GTT have signed an agreement to jointly investigate and to develop a gas fuelled large container vessel concept equipped with membrane fuel tanks. 12 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Shipper warns of higher costs

    A major ship operator, Rickmers-Linie, has declared its support for the introduction of stricter sulphur regulations but expects that they will inevitably lead to surcharges for customers resulting from an increase in the cost of marine fuels. 12 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • SKF Blohm + Voss launches at SMM

    SKF Blohm + Voss are launching two new products for the marine industry – a compact oil dryer and a non-retractable stabiliser, at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg this week. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Part-load offshore operations made more efficient by Caterpillar

    Caterpillar Marine is introducing optional part load kits for its MaK M 32 E four-stroke engine family. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Finnlines goes again for Promas Lite

    Rolls-Royce has announced a further contract for the installation of its Promas Lite propulsion system on Finnlines ro-ro ships. Promas Lite is an integrated propeller and rudder system that increases efficiency and is designed specifically for retrofitting to existing ships. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Latest generation of scrubber launched

    Alfa Laval has launched a new generation of its exhaust gas cleaning system; the PureSOx 2.0 scrubber which incorporates a range of enhancements and options. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Siemens chooses NAPA

    Finnish software developer NAPA says that its products are now an integrated part of the Siemens Siship EcoMain platform. 11 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Offshore service agreement for MAN PrimeServ

    MAN PrimeServ, the service division of MAN Diesel & Turbo, has concluded a service framework agreement with Norwegian offshore services company DOF. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Approval in principle for gas turbine-powered LNG carrier design

    GE Marine and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) have jointly announced that they have received approval in principle (AiP) for a jointly developed gas turbine-powered LNG carrier design. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wastewater treatment launch at SMM

    Germany's ACO Marine is launching a new version of its established Maripur wastewater treatment range at SMM 2014. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Oil for low sulphur fuels from ExxonMobil

    ExxonMobil has joined at least two other major oil suppliers in launching, at SMM in Hamburg this week, a cylinder oil intended for use in two-stroke engines operating on fuels with very low sulphur levels. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG bunker vessel to be Bureau Veritas Classed

    Classification society Bureau Veritas says that it has been chosen to class a large LNG bunkering vessel which will be built at Hanjin Heavy Industries, Korea, under an agreement between Japan’s NYK and Mitsubishi and France’s GDF-Suez. 10 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • SCR test for Fairplay tug

    Rolls-Royce brand MTU and Fairplay will test an SCR exhaust system on an MTU diesel genset on board a harbour tug in order to verify compliance with IMO Tier III emission requirements that come into force in 2016. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Rolls-Royce launches new medium speed engine range

    Rolls-Royce has unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by both diesel and gas. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship

  • Dual fuel X-series two-stroke engine order for Wärtsilä

    Wärtsilä has announced that two new large, 180,000m3 LNG carriers being built by the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in Korea are to be powered by six-cylinder X62DF two-stroke dual-fuel engines. 09 Sep 2014 - The Motorship