Latest Equipment News – Page 6

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    Accelleron and Furuno team up on digital services

    2024-03-28T14:42:00Z

    A new digital partnership promises to ‘dramatically improve access to optimisation solutions’

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    Thank You For The Music

    2024-03-28T12:20:00Z

    Sadly, the March/April issue was the last issue of The Motorship that I will have the pleasure of editing. After just over five years, one pandemic and one of the most sustained periods of technological change in the industry since the Industrial Revolution, it is time for someone else to take over the reins. My successor at Mercator Media will be announced in April.

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    Electrification expanding beyond the passenger segment

    2024-03-28T12:20:00Z

    Full electrification of deepsea vessels may be some time off yet, but the outlook isn’t as grim as some might suggest.

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    Blowdown a new target for methane slip reductions

    2024-03-28T12:20:00Z

    Engine makers have ongoing work underway to reduce methane slip, including tackling emissions from blowdown.

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    Bulk carrier life cycle assessment quantifies benefits of energy-saving technologies

    2024-03-28T12:20:00Z

    The CHEK project’s analysis of the emissions reduction potential that multiple energy saving technologies would have on a Kamsarmax bulk carrier paves the way for decarbonisation solutions and more accurate ESG reporting.

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    BALLAST WATER: MEPC 81 STRUGGLES TO DELIVER CLARITY

    2024-03-28T12:19:00Z

    Several years ago, it was thought the ballast water management (BWM) market would experience a boom, rewarding the cutthroat behaviour of many OEMs with a massive influx of orders and a winner-takes-all profit outcome. But as it stands, the boom has appeared more a protracted trickle, and the regulation surrounding the issue is still in flux. As of the conclusion of MEPC81 in March, a number of important questions had still not been settled.

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    Net zero transition tie-in

    2024-03-27T15:57:00Z

    Eni, Fincantieri and RINA have teamed up to advance the shipping industry’s transition to net zero

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    The Motor Ship’s first 50 years

    2024-03-27T07:00:00Z

    The April 1970 issue of The Motor Ship marked 50 years since the magazine’s inception, and our predecessors began by noting that “it is difficult in any review of progress to isolate technical progress from nostalgia.”

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    Bound for duty on the Dogger Bank

    2024-03-27T07:00:00Z

    Illustrative of accelerating investment in the offshore market’s commissioning service operation vessel(CSOV) category, Norwegian interests are introducing a new generation intended to raise the bar in wind farm support writes David Tinsley

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    Hybrid coaster series for Nordic owners

    2024-03-27T07:00:00Z

    A new generation of 5,400dwt coasters introduced by a Finnish-owned Swedish company is claimed to cut CO2 emissions per cargo unit by as much as 50%, relative to existing vessels of similar size writes David Tinsley

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    SEATRADE BOOSTS REEFER BOXSHIP FLEET

    2024-03-26T12:27:00Z

    Signalling a major new stage of investment in temperature-controlled cargo capacity, the first of six reefer containerships ordered by specialist operator Seatrade was handed over by her Chinese builder last week.

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    MAN ES UPDATES MID-RANGE ENGINES

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    Upgraded versions of two of its most versatile propulsion engine series have been developed by MAN Energy Solutions. The revisions to the S50 and S60 types entail a number of design and component changes and introduce further dual-fuel options into the company’s two-stroke portfolio.

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    Engine makers ready engines for the 4-stroke methanol market

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    The solutions available for methanol engines and retrofit packages are growing, but there are still financial concerns about their viability.

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    Global Carbon Tax on Shipping is Coming, Says ABS Chairman and CEO

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    A universal, global carbon tax on shipping is coming, as alternative blue fuels made with carbon capture emerge as a critical step in the energy transition at sea. That was the message from Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS Chairman and CEO, during an appearance at the CERAWeek energy conference. 

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    Norwegian approval for ammonia bunkering barge

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection has given the go-ahead for an ammonia bunkering facility at Fjord Base in Florø, Norway.

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    French investment in green hydrogen capacity near Channel port

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    The French government has granted Lhyfe €149 million (US$161.7m) in funding to develop large-scale production of green hydrogen in northeast France, close to the commercial port of Le Havre.

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    Chevron underlines commitment to drive change through partnership

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    Chevron Marine Lubricants held the first technical seminar for 2024 on 7 March in Istanbul, Turkey. The event was held in collaboration with Petrol Ofisi Group. The seminar focused on the future of the maritime industry and the role that lubrication solutions will play in the ongoing energy transition. The event also celebrated the 10-year anniversary of cooperation between Chevron and Petrol Ofisi Group.

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    Svitzer Targets Methanol-Fuelled MAN 175DF-M Engine for Tug Application

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions and Svitzer have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on the development of a methanol-fuelled version of the MAN 175D engine. Designated 175DF-M (Dual Fuel-Methanol), the MoU targets the finalisation of a field-test agreement based on which a dual-fuel engine and plant equipment will be installed on board one of Svitzer’s newbuild tugs.

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    Future-Proofing Vessels Through Fuel Flexibility

    2024-03-21T15:18:00Z

    Mikael Wideskog, Director for Sustainable Fuels & Decarbonisation - Wärtsilä Marine, shares his thoughts on how shipowners and operators can hedge their bets on future fuels by building flexibility into their fuelling strategies.

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    LNG-FUELLED PARCEL TANKERS FROM CHINA

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    Bolstering German-owned chemical tanker capacity, Hamburg-based John T.Essberger has invested in a series of 7,135dwt parcel carriers for the European short-sea trade.