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Typhon will aim to deter pirates from attacking its convoys

Typhon will aim to deter pirates from attacking its convoys

Rolls-Royce unveils modular feeder concept
Containerised engines, fuel tanks, battery packs and even accommodation blocks have been employed in ‘Electric Blue’, a 1,000 teu container feeder ship concept from Rolls-Royce Marine. 24 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Preventing Ro-Ro fires
North P&I Club has published a new loss prevention briefing on how to prevent, detect and fight fires on roll-on-roll-off (ro-ro) vessels and car carriers. 22 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
First cyber security notation
US-headquartered classification society ABS has issued its first notation for the ‘ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries’. 21 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Unlocking the potential of big data
DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform to help the maritime industry improve its profitability and explore new business models through digitalisation. 21 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Techcross extends retrofit service base
Techcross has signed MoU with the Chinese shipyard Huarun Dadong Dockyard Co Ltd (HRDD) in order to allow it to provide more reliable services to customers under contracts with the yard. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Ramping up for BWM installation
The first batch of US Coast Guard type approved ballast water management systems (BWMS) may have a valuable head start, but all suppliers face challenges in the run up to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention, writes Gavin Lipsith. 20 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä to optimise PGS seismic vessels
A service agreement has been signed by Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS to make Wärtsilä the favoured supplier of equipment for PGS’s fleet. 17 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Addressing the automation challenge
Automation systems can be a major boost to efficiency but are too often an afterthought for designers, owners and shipyards, Børge Nogva, CEO of Høglund Marine Automation, tells The Motorship. 17 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Material costs drive up Hempel paint prices
Coatings manufacturer Hempel’s prices will rise for certain products as the raw material cost increases from 2016 look certain to continue in 2017. 16 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
ABS upgrades lashings guidance and software
Classification and technical services provider, ABS, is looking to improve safety on containerships with its enhanced ABS Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems (Lashing Guide) and new companion software, ABS C-LASH. 16 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
‘Team Finland’ hones its edge
After some challenging years, the Finnish shipbuilding industry is again resurgent, buoyed by a supportive government and a cooperative spirit. A booming cruise market and growing demand for Arctic capability have also driven business to its yards, writes Stevie Knight. 15 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
ABB assists environmental compliance for combo carriers
ABB’S marine software is set to be installed on three new Trovald Klaveness vessels to help them meet incoming emissions regulations. 14 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Onboard renewable power study
Renewable power technology expert Eco Marine Power (EMP) has begun a detailed study on the practical applications of its EnergySail and Aquarius MRE technologies onboard ships, in conjunction with several industry partners. 09 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Powering ahead: The big alternatives
It has taken a while, but cruise owners and operators are discovering their own reasons for investigating new power technologies, writes Stevie Knight. 07 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Evac waste systems for Tallink 'Megastar'
Evac has supplied its complete Cleantech waste collection solution for installation onboard ‘Megastar’, the Tallink Grupp’s next generation LNG shuttle ferry. 06 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Siemens makes AM turbine blade breakthrough
Siemens has completed the first full load engine tests of additive manufactured (AM) turbine blades, installed on a 13MW SGT-400 industrial gas turbine. 06 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
New electric ferry to curb Asian emissions
A new hybrid electric ferry has been launched by the Taiwanese harbour city of Kaohsiung to curb greenhouse and diesel emissions in the area. 02 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Ballast water management systems MoU
Ballast Water Management Systems expert, Techcross Inc, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Damen Ship Repair Harbor & Voyage to provide retrofit installation on its existing vessels. 02 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Electrochlorination systems maintenance solution
Evoqua Water Technologies has established a new maintenance and service initiative for operators' electrochlorination marine growth prevention systems (MGPS). 30 Jan 2017 - The Motorship
Megastar maintenance contract for Wärtsilä
Wärtsilä and Tallink Grupp have signed a five-year maintenance agreement for a new ro-pax ferry 'Megastar'. 27 Jan 2017 - The Motorship