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Fincantieri’s ferry for Canada will use Steerprop CRP propulsors

Fincantieri’s ferry for Canada will use Steerprop CRP propulsors

J-Eng tests small bore powerhouse
Japan Engine Corp (J-Eng) has completed the shop test of its debut ten-cylinder, 500mm bore engine, destined for a roro vessel under construction for Fujitrans Corporation at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Shimonoseki shipyard. 17 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
MAN Diesel & Turbo acts on decarbonisation
The shipping industry has held its own summit at the UN’s COP 23 climate meeting with the aim of debating a shipping-industry-led agenda and exploiting opportunities presented by decarbonisation. 14 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
Tier III NOx certification for MaK M 25 E
Caterpillar’s MaK M 25 E engine platform has received notice of compliance with IMO’s Tier III NOx regulations from class society DNV GL. 10 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä and Finnish universities in engine research project
Wärtsilä has signed a memorandum of understanding with four Finnish universities to collaborate on research into sustainable applications for internal combustion engines. 09 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
Royal Caribbean in pilot fuel cell installation
Royal Caribbean International is to install the first fuel cell on a cruise ship in preparation for deploying the technology on its forthcoming Icon-class vessels. 08 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
ABC electric-hybrid system gains class approval
Bureau Veritas has awarded its first ‘Electric-Hybrid’ notation to Anglo Belgian Corporation’s (ABC) hybrid propulsion concept. 08 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä pre-swirl stator promises improved fuel efficiency
Technology group Wärtsilä has launched a pre-swirl stator, EnergoFlow, that it claims can offer fuel reductions of up to ten percent, with a payback time of less than two years. 07 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
Type approval for dual-fuel MAN L51/60DF
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s MAN L51/60DF engine has secured type approval for main-engine and auxiliary engine operation. 06 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
Quiet propulsion package for newbuild research vessel
Wärtsilä will supply a quiet propulsion package to a new Faroese research vessel in order to help it meet the DNV Silent R notation. 31 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Advancing engines in challenging times
For Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD), the focus during a slow market has been on developing proven technologies and analytics improvements. Andrew Stump, vice president operations, discusses the company’s recent developments. 30 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Waterjets to help boost ferry performance
A ferry operator hopes to keep its competitive edge by powering a new high-speed catamaran with waterjets. 24 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
ProAnode extends thruster life
The first Schottel Rudderpropeller incorporating the recently developed anti-corrosion ProAnode will be used to extend the life of the thruster. 19 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
New two-stroke variable compression system
The first variable compression ratio (VCR) mechanism for a two-stroke marine engine will unlock fuel efficiencies. 19 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Viking Princess swaps generator for battery
The Norwegian vessel ‘Viking Princess’ has become the first ever offshore supply vessel in which batteries reduce the number of generators aboard the ship, after technology group Wärtsilä completed the installation of a hybrid energy system. 13 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Azipods ordered for Viking Line cruise ferry newbuild
Viking Line has opted for podded propulsion rather than a conventional shaftline arrangement for its new LNG cruise ferry under construction at Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co in China. 11 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Lithium-ion ESS to power PSVs
Corvus Energy will provide lithium-ion-based energy storage systems (ESS) for two platform supply vessels (PSVs) to enable reduced emissions. 09 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Cat C32 diesel propulsion engines to power new windfarm vessel
Finning UK & Ireland has supplied twin Cat C32 diesel propulsion engines to Mainprize Offshore’s new MO4 vessel. 06 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
The Switch signs Chinese research agreement
The Switch and Chinese Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC) engine research institute CSIC/711 have signed a partnership agreement to target China’s emerging market for hybrid and battery solutions. 04 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
WinGD enlists Enamor for data monitoring hardware
Two-stroke developer Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has partnered with Polish marine automation, navigation and communication specialist to develop a data collection and monitoring (DCM) platform for its engines. 02 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Japanese roro chooses new J-Eng two-stroke
Japan Engine Corp (J-Eng) has received the first order for its updated 6UEC45LSE-C1 engine design. The engine will be installed in roro vessel which to be built at Kanda Shipbuilding Co. 29 Sep 2017 - The Motorship