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Typhon will aim to deter pirates from attacking its convoys

Typhon will aim to deter pirates from attacking its convoys

DNV GL offers asymmetric stern optimisation
DNV GL has included asymmetric stern shapes in its Eco Lines hull optimising service for the first time, enabling vessels to reduce installed power. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
‘Floating lab’ to study electric propulsion
A ‘floating laboratory’ onboard icebreaking platform supply vessel ‘Gennadiy Nevelskoy’ is to research electric propulsion and equipment performance in ice conditions, under plans drawn up by Sovcomflot (SCF) and the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University of Vladivostok. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
3D printing project targets class-approved prop
A consortium of five companies is cooperating to develop the world’s first class approved propeller made using 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) techniques. 16 May 2017 - The Motorship
Strong shipowner turnout for Propulsion & Emissions conference
Some of the world’s biggest fleet owners, charterers and tonnage providers have highlighted the technical challenges facing global merchant shipping at The Motorship’s 39th Propulsion & Emissions Conference in Hamburg this week. 12 May 2017 - The Motorship
Yara and Kongsberg to build electric container feeder
Yara is to work with Kongsberg Maritime to build what the companies say will be the first all-electric container feeder vessel, sailing between Yara’s facilities in Porsgrunn, Brevik and Larvik in Norway. 10 May 2017 - The Motorship
The Motorship Live from Propulsion & Emissions 2017
The Motorship is blogging from its 39th Propulsion & Emissions Conference, taking place this week at the Hotel Grand Elysee in Hamburg. View live updates here. 09 May 2017 - The Motorship
Rapid app development key to LR digital offering
Lloyd’s Register has launched a new digital service, CyberPerform, that focuses on enabling owners to unlock the value in their data quickly and cost effectively. 02 May 2017 - The Motorship
Reducing CAPEX and OPEX for operators
Bureau Veritas has launched a next generation Asset Integrity Management (AIM) solution for the shipping and offshore industries which aims to help reduce CAPEX and OPEX for operators. 25 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
‘Floating lab’ to study electric propulsion
A ‘floating laboratory’ onboard icebreaking platform supply vessel ‘Gennadiy Nevelskoy’ is to research electric propulsion and equipment performance in ice conditions, under plans drawn up by Sovcomflot (SCF) and the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University of Vladivostok. 19 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Digital and green focus for SMTC 2017
The biennial Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC), to be held on 27-28 April during Singapore Maritime Week, is set to explore some of the key influences redefining the maritime industries, including digitalisation, green shipping and cybersecurity. 18 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Corvus service agreement for Scandlines hybrids
Corvus Energy has been awarded a 10-year contract to provide service and maintenance to Scandlines’ hybrid ferry fleet. 11 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Norwegian operator buys Rolls-Royce auto-crossing system
Norwegian shipyard Kleven is to deploy Rolls-Royce’s automatic crossing system on two double-ended battery ferries for FosenNamsos Sjø. 11 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Future proofing the global fleet
The Motorship’s 39th Propulsion & Emissions Conference takes place in Hamburg on 10-11 May. Gavin Lipsith spoke to Ole Graa Jakobsen, Vice President, Head of Fleet Technology, Maersk Line – and one of the conference’s keynote speakers – about the challenges facing the shipping industry. 07 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Polar temperature bearings warning
With the Polar Code now in force, Thordon Bearings has urged shipowners and managers to verify that their vessels’ deck machinery and systems can operate safely in the extreme temperatures encountered in Arctic and Antarctic seas. 06 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
MacGregor harnesses VR for training
MacGregor has opened a new facility in Arendal, Norway, which houses a training academy for customers specialising in advanced simulation training with a purpose-built virtual reality (VR) showroom. 05 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Rolls-Royce MoUs advance smart shipping agenda
Rolls-Royce has signed two memoranda of understanding, with the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS) and Tampere University of Technology in Finland, to advance its work in smart shipping and autonomous vessels. 04 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Maintenance partnership targets stacked offshore vessels
ABB and oil and gas maintenance specialist are collaborating to offer maintenance packages for laid up vessels supporting the offshore industry. 03 Apr 2017 - The Motorship
Rolls-Royce and MacGregor study containership autonomy
Rolls-Royce and MacGregor, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on research to explore the impact of developments in autonomy for cargo ship navigation and cargo handling systems. 29 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
IOPP decoupling threatens BWM installation schedule
Shipyards may struggle to meet the demand for ballast water management (BWM) system installations if owners seek to postpone compliance by performing early surveys, according to class society DNV GL and system supplier Optimarin. 29 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Digging deep: the new seafloor industry
Minerals on and beneath the seabed may represent the next great bounty of the ocean, but retrieving them can be a daunting challenge. Stevie Knights examines two early deep-sea mining projects. 27 Mar 2017 - The Motorship