Equipment – Page 10

  • Wärtsilä has won a repeat order from Hyundai Heavy Industries for its gas handling systems for VLECs (credit: Wärtsilä)

    Wärtsilä awarded cargo handling contract for HHI VLECs


    Technology group Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply a cargo handling system and fuel supply system package for two 98,000cbm Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) at Hyundai Heavy Industries.

  • USCG type approval for Techcross’s BWMS includes its obsolescent ECS-A Photo: Techcross

    USCG approval for world’s first BWMS


    ECS-A, the first ballast water management system model of Techcross and indeed the global BWMS industry, has been awarded United States Coastguard (USCG) type approval.

  • Optimarin’s BWTS meets new IMO criteria Photo: Optimarin

    Optimarin BWTS meets new IMO rules


    Optimarin has confirmed receipt of a revised International Maritime Organisation G8 certificate for its ballast water treatment technology.

  • Wärtsilä has won a repeat order from Samsung Heavy Industries for its gas handling systems for VLECs (credit: Wärtsilä)

    Repeat cargo handling and reliquefaction contract for SHI VLECs


    The cargo handling system and fuel supply system supply contract for two 98,000 cbm Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) at Samsung Heavy Industries has been awarded to technology group Wärtsilä.

  • The MAN 12V175D GenSet (credit: MAN Energy Solutions)

    Genset order for Finnish corvettes


    MAN Energy Solutions has won an order to supply the gensets for a series of four diesel-electric corvette newbuildings recently ordered by the Finnish Navy, to be built at Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) in Finland.

  • Consortium participant Eltronic FuelTech supplied a Gas Valve Train Installation for TOTE's LNG-fuelled containership (Picture courtesy of TOTE, Inc. and General Dynamics NASSCO)

    Eltronic FuelTech to develop ammonia fuel supply system for AEngine consortium


    Innovation Fund Denmark announced the establishment of a consortium to develop a two-stroke, ammonia-fuelled engine for maritime shipping. The consortium aims to specify and demonstrate an entire, marine-propulsion system that will pave the way for the first commercial order for an ammonia-fuelled vessel.

  • The Compact High Efficiency Generator (CHEG) Project identified potential 2.9% reductions in wind power generation costs by switching to PDD generators, such as the 500kW model pictured. (credit: Magnomatics)

    UK funding for magnetic gear technology developer


    Sheffield-based Magnomatics has been awarded over £300,000 in grant funding as part of a £5 million UK government grant to develop and supply innovative power electronics, machines and drives.

  • Kongsberg will fit a stern trawler with a winch package Photo: Kongsberg Maritime

    Kongsberg winch for Faroe stern trawler


    Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with Tersan Shipyard in Turkey to equip an 86 metre stern trawler with a large winch package for Faroe Islands fishing fleet operator, JFK.

  • MacGregor has won an order to provide cargo handling cranes Photo: MacGregor

    MacGregor wins cargo crane contract


    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured an order to provide cargo handling cranes for four 62,000dwt general cargo ships to be built in Asia.

  • Orcan’s efficiency PACK being installed aboard Reederei Doeksen's passenger ferry.

    First chemical tanker orders for Orcan ORC units


    Orcan Energy, the Munich-based clean tech firm, is to supply its first Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) to a product tanker. The order is for 2 x 22,000dwt product tankers that being built by Wuhu Shipyard in China for Swedish tanker operator Donsötank.

  • The neat ArenaRed RCCI retrofit is fairly small but effective for its size. Image: ArenaRed

    Real world RCCI: reactively controlled ignition goes live


    The subject of many test-bench projects has broken out of the lab, writes Stevie Knight

  • Long-time operation tests have been conducted on two Wärtsilä 6L50DF engines aboard the 'Bit Viking' (credit: IMES)

    New robust cylinder pressure sensor generation for thermodynamic control concepts


    The development of modern gas engines has been closely related to the measurement and processing of cylinder pressure, and in turn on the development of cylinder pressure sensor technology.

  • Smart Ropes system

    Digital mooring system improves safety


    Four shipping companies have signed up to be first to utilise Wilhelmsen’s digital mooring system aboard their vessels for faster, more efficient, and safer mooring.

  • The scrubber being installed on board the ‘Seaviolet’ Photo: VDL AEC Maritime

    Scrubber installation alongside pier


    VDL AEC Maritime’s scrubber solution has been installed on board the M/T ‘Seaviolet’ which is operated by Thenamaris Ships Management, following the previous successful installation on board the M/T ‘Seaking’.

  • Dimitrios Tsoulos, Regional Sales Manager EMEA, De Nora Water Technologies

    Retrofit bottlenecks raise ballast water risks for shipowners


    A functioning Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) is becoming a legal prerequisite for global trade, as regulations designed to protect marine ecosystems and coastal economies from invasive species take effect, writes Dimitrios Tsoulos, Regional Sales Manager EMEA, De Nora Water Technologies.

  • A TCT60 type axial turbocharger at the production site in Augsburg. (credit: MAN ES)

    Turkish shipowner selects TCT60 axial turbochargers for Suezmax tankers


    MAN Energy Solutions has won the order for 3 × TCT60 turbochargers for 3 × MAN B&W 6G70ME-C10.5 prime movers. The single-stage axial turbochargers will be installed in three 158,000 dwt Suezmax tankers. The newbuildings are being constructed for Turkish shipowner, Yasa Tanker, at DHSC shipyard in Korea.

  • CTI-Maritec advises regular ballast water testing – at least twice per year for vessels that might be trading in US water Photo: CTI-Maritec

    DNV GL approval for CTI-Maritec BWTS tests


    CTI-Maritec has received approval from DNV GL as a test facility capable of undertaking ballast water system commissioning tests in line with new rules set to enter into force in October 2021.

  • Recent BWTS installation projects undertaken by PIRIOU include the 72m Polar logistics vessel L’Astrolabe (credit: BIO-UV Group)



    France-headquartered shipbuilder and repairer PIRIOU Group has extended its collaboration agreement with BIO UV Group, the manufacturer of the UV-based BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system (BWTS).

  • Scrubbers are an environmentally friendly solution when it comes to CO2 emissions Photot: Wärtsilä/Ole Moe Lund

    Scrubbers more eco than low-sulphur fuel


    Wärtsilä is referring its customers to a recent report from CE Delft, an independent research and consultancy organisation, which suggests that the environmental impact of exhaust gas cleaning (EGC) systems will be less than that of low-sulphur marine fuel.

  • hull inspection

    New ROV underwater hull inspection service


    Global coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched an underwater hull inspection service using Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs), to provide complete hull coating inspections while a vessel is at port or anchorage.