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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 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
DNV GL launches BWM plan generator
With less than six months to go until the BWM Convention comes into force, DNV GL has launched a BWM plan generator app to help those owners and operators which still need to comply. 23 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Stena enlists Rolls-Royce for ‘intelligent awareness’ system
Rolls-Royce Marine and Stena Line are to collaborate on the development of the supplier’s first intelligent awareness system, fusing input from several sensors including AIS, camera and radar to provide crew with an enhanced understanding of vessel surroundings. 23 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
IMO approval for Damen external BWMS
Damen’s InvaSave external ballast water treatment system which is designed primarily for use in ports and harbours has received IMO type approval. 22 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Cammell Laird plans to export polar expertise
British shipyard and engineering company Cammell Laird says it plans to unleash an ‘aggressive exports drive’ in 2017 after one of its busiest years for commercial marine work, including securing the biggest shipbuilding project in the UK for a generation. 21 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Thinking inside the box
Rolls-Royce Marine’s latest ship concept, the 1,000 teu Electric Blue container feeder vessel, responds to market challenges by prioritising low capital expenditure and flexibility over fuel efficiency. Gavin Lipsith reports. 16 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Caribbean centre for low-carbon shipping
A new centre tasked with promoting technologies and operations to help navigate shipping into a low-carbon future has been launched at the University of Trinidad and Tobago. 15 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
ABB upgrades remote diagnostic software
ABB has upgraded its Remote Diagnostic Service (RDS) to deepen is analytical and predictive approach to vessel maintenance. 14 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Delivering fuel efficiency savings
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has launched a new project which aims to develop and demonstrate a Waste Heat Recovery System for ships that could deliver fuel efficiency savings of at least 8%. 09 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
MAN engine maintenance for Teekay trio
Teekay Shipping has signed an engine maintenance contract (EMC) with MAN PrimeServ for three gas carriers, representing the first dual-fuel EMC references for MAN Diesel & Turbo’s after-sales division. 09 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
ABS issues hybrid power systems advisory
An Advisory on Hybrid Electric Power Systems has been published by ABS to provide owners and operators with information needed to make decisions about energy generation and storage. 08 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
Corvus batteries for polar cruise vessels
Corvus Energy’s next generation Orca lithium ion based Energy Storage Systems ESS have been selected for two new polar expedition vessels being built for a European expedition cruise operator. 07 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
CSSC and Wartsila forge E&A alliance
Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a new joint venture company agreement to focus on the Chinese electrical and automation (E&A) market. 07 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
MAN to provide online service for Stena
MAN Diesel & Turbo is to employ its PrimeServ Online Service monitoring and diagnostics to two ro-pax ferries in the Stena Line fleet. 01 Mar 2017 - The Motorship
ABS first for EU MRV accreditation
ABS has become the first classification society to be awarded accreditation by Greece’s Hellenic Accreditation System (ESYD), to perform assessments for EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) compliance. 27 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
Carbon study: Long-range planning boosts ship profitability
A long-term view on energy efficiency can help owners to ensure ship profitability while facing the challenges of future decarbonisation, according to a study from Carbon War Room and UCL Energy Institute advisory firm UMAS. 27 Feb 2017 - The Motorship
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