• The 2020-built, 49,700 dwt Pacific Gold will be fitted with VM’s Filtree System.

    EPS to install carbon capture system on two tankers


    Singapore-based Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a definitive agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on MR tankers Pacific Cobalt and Pacific Gold, with an option to equip three more vessels. 

  • Aqualung is currently constructing a R&D test rig on a 250kW diesel engine, with the objective of obtaining approvals from Classification Societies for an onboard installation.

    Aqualung Carbon Capture eyes maritime market


    Aqualung Carbon Capture, a manufacturer of in membrane CO2 capture and separation technology, has completed a new equity investment from key strategic partners including Global Ship Lease, Golar LNG, MKS Pamp and Standard Lithium. 

  • MOL has agreed to fund the development of a new-generation Marine Exhaust Treatment System for use on MOL operating car carriers from 2025.

    MOL partners on auxiliary engine after-treatment development


    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will provide funds for Clean Air Engineering Maritime (CAEM), a ship-auxiliary generator exhaust treatment company, to develop a new-generation Marine Exhaust Treatment System.

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    RoRo equipment win for MacGregor


    The ramp cover for a new RoRo features MacGregor’s patented soft flaps to reduce noise and wear

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    New IACS requirements for BWMS take effect from July


    The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has released a Unified Requirement (UR) relating to fire issues for ballast water management systems (BWMS) on ships, UR F45. 

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    MAN Reveals Tier III NOx-Abatement Engine Orders Surpass 2,000


    MAN Energy Solutions’ Two-Stroke Business has received over 1,000 orders for its Tier III NOx-abatement technologies for its portfolio of MAN B&W two-stroke engines since January 2021, the company has revealed. In all, the company has now booked more than 2,000 orders for its IMO MARPOL Annex VI Tier III-compliant ...

  • Valmet has added a wet electrostatic precipitator (WESP) solution to its range of exhaust gas cleaning products.

    Valmet adds wet electrostatic precipitator to scrubber range


    Finland-based Valmet has introduced a new wet electrostatic precipitator for the marine industry to enhance emission control by removing harmful particulate matter from the exhaust gas flow.

  • When combined with HEAT-FIT, ecoFIT pipes and fittings can now withstand fire with a temperature of up to 1000°C for 30 minutes at a pressure of 3 bar.

    Fire-retardant pipe jacket system


    A new lightweight, corrosion-free, and efficient thermoplastic piping system has been launched for applications onboard. 

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    Reusing onboard waste heat


    A new solution to turn waste heat into usable energy is helping to decarbonise the shipping industry

  • Smart Panoramic Edge Camera System (S.P.E.C.S). Enhances marine safety, provides 360 degree situational awareness, streamed directly to the bridge in real-time.

    Wärtsilä launches smart camera system


    Wärtsilä Voyage has launched a Smart Panoramic Edge Camera System (S.P.E.C.S) that provides 360-degree situational awareness, streamed directly to the bridge in real-time.

  • NYK's new methanol-fuelled chemical tanker Grouse Sun meets IMO Tier III NOx emission standards by using an innovative water-in-methanol solution.

    NYK takes delivery of third methanol-fuelled chemical tanker


    The NYK Group has taken delivery of a third methanol-fuelled chemical tanker Grouse Sun, owned by NYK Bulkship (Asia), an NYK Group company based in Singapore.

  • Solitas-H was delivered from stock last August by Damen Shipyards Yichang.

    Order Boost for Revamped Short-Sea Trader


    Re-designed in 2019 after around 60 examples had been produced over a 20-year period, Damen Shipyards’ Combi Freighter 3850 class of short-sea cargo vessel is attracting new business. The latest tranche of contracts emanates from Germany, and construction has been assigned to one of the Dutch group’s Chinese affiliates.

  • The EPM-XPplus with vibration sensor

    Updated vibration sensor enhances engine analysis tool


    IMES, the cylinder pressure sensors and combustion control and monitoring systems specialist, has upgraded the vibration sensor on its EPM-XPplus engine analyser tool to broaden the range of parameters that the system can monitor.

  • Draft guidelines on the delivery of exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) water and residues to port reception facilities will be presented to MEPC 78 in June 2022 for further consideration.

    PPR 9 advances EGCS water discharge guidelines


    The IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) held its 9th session virtually from 4-8 April and advanced guidelines on the delivery of exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) water and residues to port reception facilities.

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    DNV AiP for Inocean offshore wind concept


    A new semisubmersible platform design accommodates a 12MW wind turbine with a life span of 25 years without dry docking

  • K-Line reported a first successful trial of an onboard CCS system in October 2021.

    International team to test CCS on LNG-fuelled ships


    A project led by TNO has received €3.4 million from an EU climate action fund to accelerate the uptake of ship-based carbon capture by international shipping companies.

  • Alfa Laval's E‑PowerPack waste heat recovery unit can generate electricity from many different heat sources on board.

    Alfa Laval launches versatile heat recovery unit


    Alfa Laval has officially launched its E‑PowerPack waste heat recovery unit, an all-in-one unit for improving a vessel’s Energy Efficiency Index (EEDI/EEXI) and Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII).

  • The butterfly effect: a defective automatic butterfly hull valve indirectly led to a flooded engine room, a technical investigation found.

    Safety report digest identifies risks of good intentions


    The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released a new collection of cases (Safety Digest volume 1 of 2022) detailing accidents and lessons learned.

  • The USCG's final policy letter is not likely to alter MPN acceptance in the near term, Jed Mouawad of Mouawad Consulting said.

    US Coast Guard to further evaluate MPN method


    Another step forward has been taken in the US Coast Guard’s consideration of type approval procedures for UV ballast water management systems (BWMS) that can render organisms permanently incapable of reproduction, nonviable, without necessarily killing them.

  • New Norwegian survey vessel will feature a hybrid drive with twin Yanmar diesels incorporating SCR technology.

    Yanmar Rolls-Out Engine/SCR Package


    Japanese four-stroke manufacturer Yanmar is to augment its marine line-up with a package solution integrating main engine and selective catalytic reduction(SCR) technology.