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  • Scrubber installations keep GDD busy

    Scrubber installation work on five 17,400dwt Transfennica con-ro ships has become a lucrative new sector for German Dry Docks during the second half of this year, writes Tom Todd. 28 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Wärtsilä solutions for Maersk AHTS vessels

    Wärtsilä is to supply fully integrated solutions for a new series of six Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels being built in Norway for Maersk Supply Service AS. 28 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Multi-purpose UT OSV is first to be built in Turkey

    Rolls-Royce has announced a contract valued at £12 million to provide design, integrated power and propulsion systems and equipment for an advanced multipurpose service vessel for Norwegian owner Myklebusthaug Management to be built at the Beşiktaş yard in Turkey. 28 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • UASC names first gas-ready ULCV at HHI

    United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has named what is said to be the first ever LNG-ready ultra large container vessel. The ‘Sajir’ is the first ship in UASC’s current newbuilding programme, comprising 17 eco-efficient vessels. 28 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Mexican salt exporter orders eco-friendly ship

    Mexican state-run salt producer Exportadora de Sal SA de CV (ESSA), is reported to have signed a contract for a 15,000dwt specialist eco-friendly salt transport ship to be built at a Chinese yard. 28 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • ICS gives its view on carbon emissions

    According to the International Chamber of Shipping, sea transport has managed to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 10% in the five years from 2007 to 2012. 28 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Demand for LNG membrane containment

    France’s LNG membrane containment system expert, Gaztransport & Techigaz (GTT), has signed a technical service agreement with the Palumbo Malta Shipyard which has five repair yards in the Mediterranean basin. 27 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • ECSA gives cautious welcome to 2018 MRV in EU

    The European Community Shipowners Association has given a guarded welcome to the recent informal agreement by EU legislators on the Commission proposal for a regulation on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions for maritime transport. 27 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Gas Fuelled Ships Conference features round table talks

    Day two of the Gas Fuelled Ships conference was introduced by chairman-for-the-day Martin Shaw of MOAMS. Mr Shaw thanked the delegates for attending the very well-received GE Marine-sponsored conference dinner on the previous evening. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • DNV GL helps industry prepare for sulphur switch

    DNV GL has published a guide to the upcoming strict sulphur regulations for ships operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) in a bid to help shipowners avoid potential difficulties with the fuel change-over needed. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Damen secures major ship upgrade

    Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen has been awarded a major upgrade on the ‘MSV Seawell’, a light well intervention and dive support vessel operated by Helix UK. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • ClassNK approves Niigata dual-fuel engine design

    Japanese classification society ClassNK has granted design approval to the 28AHX-DF dual-fuel engine developed by Niigata Power Systems. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Deck equipment order for ‘green’ bulk carriers

    Cargotec’s MacGregor and Hatlapa divisions have been contracted to supply deck equipment and steering gear for three new eco-friendly bulk carriers being built in China. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Krylov to supply electric propulsion for icebreakers

    Baltic Shipbuilding, one of Russia’s largest shipyards, has signed a contract with the Krylov State Research Centre for the design and supply of electric propulsion systems for nuclear icebreakers, writes Eugene Gerden. 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Improved fuel consumption measurement launched by CMR

    CMR Group has launched what it describes as “a new and innovative approach to engine fuel usage measurement.” 26 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Gas Fuelled Ships conference first day looks at real-life experience

    Following the conference lunch, sponsored by Barents Naturgass, the afternoon session was introduced by day one chairman Lars Robert Pedersen of BIMCO. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • MAN power for US fishing trawler

    MAN Diesel and Turbo is to supply an MAN 9L32/44CR engine to power a new trawler for independent US fishing company, Fishermen’s Finest. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • LNG fuel tank location agreement

    Interferry has hailed the agreement made at last week’s IMO Maritime Safety Committee meeting on rules for locating fuel tanks on LNG powered ships as what is needed to safeguard further development of the LNG fuel option. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • Conference looks at LNG experience

    At the 2014 Motorship Gas Fuelled Ships conference in Stavanger, the actual existing and future technology of LNG fuelled ship propulsion was the theme of the first actual conference session following the keynotes. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • New European distributor for Hyde

    W&O Europe has become the exclusive distributor for Hyde Guardian Gold ballast water management systems in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • 130 gas fuelled ships confirmed, GFS conference is told

    Mercator Media’s 2014 Gas Fuelled Ships conference, under the banner of The Motorship, got under way this morning in Stavanger, Norway, with the keynote addresses from a wide variety of important industry figures. 25 Nov 2014 - The Motorship

  • RSC fluids meet US EPA requirements

    US-based RSC Bio Solutions’ EnviroLogic environmentally acceptable lubricants (EAL) and SAFECARE cleaners have been certified as small vessel general permit (SVGP) compliant. 24 Nov 2014 - The Motorship