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Fincantieri’s ferry for Canada will use Steerprop CRP propulsors

Fincantieri’s ferry for Canada will use Steerprop CRP propulsors

Van der Velden supplies rudders for mega containerships
Van der Velden Marine Systems is this year set to deliver 100m2 full spade ATLANTIC rudders for five of the largest containerships ever ordered by China Cosco Shipping Corporation. 17 Jul 2017 - The Motorship
Brunvoll to serve cruise industry
Brunvoll has signed a contract with Ulstein Design & Solutions for delivery of propulsion and manoeuvring systems to be fitted on SunStone Ships’ new cruise vessel. 13 Jul 2017 - The Motorship
WinGD X52 passes type approval test
The latest model in Winterthur Gas & Diesel’s (WinGD) ultra-long stroke engine series, the X52, has passed type approval and factory acceptance tests at licensee Hudong Heavy Machinery’s factory in China. 03 Jul 2017 - The Motorship
ABB turbochargers for COSCO ULCS series
A series of eleven ultra-large container ships (ULCS) under construction in China – the biggest ever built in the country – will use ABB turbochargers, the company has reported. 30 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Underwater mountable thruster
Schottel has further expanded its portfolio with the addition of a new underwater mountable thruster designed for larger offshore vessels or rigs and also cable laying vessels, offshore construction and crane ships. 28 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Exotic arrangement for Tropical newbuilds
A series of MAN propulsion packages ordered for Caribbean freight operator Tropical Shipping’s new container vessels, to be built in China, are unusual in their inclusion of hybrid propulsion capability. 27 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä’s engine for the future
After developing a cutting-edge medium-speed platform, Finnish technology company Wärtsilä refuses to let unfortunate timing scupper the launch of its latest engine range. Gavin Lipsith reports from Vaasa. 26 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Japanese two-stroke tailored to MGO
The first development project for Japan’s two-stroke engine designer following its recent restructure is a range of engines optimised for low-sulphur distillate fuels, writes Gavin Lipsith. 23 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Efficiency improvements to main engine auxiliary systems
In the design process of main engine auxiliary systems conducted by shipyards, options that could improve efficiency and reduce daily fuel oil consumption and consequently CO2 emissions are available, writes Karsten Elland, senior engineer, installation department, marine low-speed engineering, MAN Diesel & Turbo. 22 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
MAN chalks up Chinese dredger orders
MAN Diesel & Turbo has chalked up more Chinese success with power orders for four new trailing suction hopper dredgers in the last four months. 19 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Knutsen orders ME-GI quartet for gas carriers
Knutsen OAS Shipping has ordered four dual-fuel MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines with exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) systems for two 180,000m3 LNG tanker newbuildings. 19 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Bergen engines for biggest hybrid ferry
Rolls-Royce has received an order for four Bergen B33:45L diesel engines to power the world’s largest hybrid ferry, being built at Ulstein Verft for Norwegian cruise and transport company Color Line. 19 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Type approval for MAN 175D engine
MAN Diesel & Turbo has received type approval from main class societies for its high-speed MAN 175D engine, with a power output of up to 2,200kW for its twelve-cylinder version. 08 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä launches hybrid propulsion module
Wärtsilä has launched a hybrid propulsion product integrating engine, electrical drives, energy storage system and energy management system. 08 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Brunvoll propulsion package for Color Hybrid
Brunvoll Volda has signed a contract with Ulstein Verft for delivery of an extensive package of propulsion equipment for Color Line Marine's new hybrid ro-pax ferry. 07 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
MAN and MM to optimise aft-ship solutions
MAN Diesel & Turbo and MM-Offshore are to cooperate on the development of efficient aft-ship solutions for future ship designs. 06 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Sandfirden and Liebherr develop hybrid propulsion
Dutch genset specialist Sandfirden Technics and Swiss electric equipment supplier Liebherr are to collaborate on the development of hybrid ship propulsion systems. 06 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Efficiency devices studied as Odfjell completes refits
Odfjell Tankers, MAN Diesel & Turbo and Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s marine faculty Marintek are to conduct research into the performance of energy saving devices after completing a 19-vessel retrofit programme. 06 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Veth slashes height in compact thruster design
Dutch thruster manufacturer Veth Propulsion has produced what it claims is the most compact thruster ever, incorporating several design innovations to cut height dramatically and offer significant space savings. 06 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
NYK and DNV GL in engine data pilot
Japanese ship owner NYK and class society DNV GL are collaborating in a project exploring possibilities for collecting and using big data to improve safety and efficiency. 01 Jun 2017 - The Motorship