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    MOL inks long-term LNG charter deal

    2024-05-23T13:50:00Z

    MOL invests in LNG as part of its net zero strategy with a long-term charter deal for a newbuild LNG carrier

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    Future-proof feeder ship approved by LR

    2024-05-22T12:37:00Z

    The design of an innovative feeder ship which can be converted from using LNG to ammonia has been granted approval in principle by Lloyd’s Register

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    Shanghai and HMM team up on clean fuel

    2024-04-12T11:52:00Z

    A new deal between Shanghai International Port Group and shipping company HMM will focus on LNG and methanol bunkering

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    Pelagic invests in offshore wind vessels

    2024-04-12T11:40:00Z

    Pelagic Partners is investing in two platform supply vessels to help it better realise benefits from the offshore energy sector

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    FINNISH TRIO SHARPENS STEEL SUPPLY CHAIN

    2024-04-02T10:05:00Z

    A new generation of vessel blending bespoke capabilities in steel transportation with scope for a much broader cargo range has entered the Baltic and North European trade.

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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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    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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    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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    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.

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    RO-RO BEHEMOTH WITH SMALLER FOOTPRINT

    2024-03-12T13:03:00Z

    Production of an 8,000 lane-metre capacity ro-ro freight vessel for northwest European short-sea trade has been set in train by shipbuilding contractor Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD).

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    TotalEnergies Marine Fuels Completes First Digital Bunker Operation in Singapore

    2024-02-29T12:09:00Z

    TotalEnergies Marine Fuels has announced that it conducted its first digital bunker delivery for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) in Singapore in early February. The introduction of digitalisation is expected to boosting the efficiency of its bunkering process, according to the energy major.

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    Chevron, TotalEnergies and Seapeak join methane emission reduction initiative

    2024-02-27T15:57:00Z

    TotalEnergies and Chevron, along with major gas carrier Seapeak, have joined an initiative to tackle methane slip from ships, the Methane Abatement in Maritime Innovation Initiative (MAMII).

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    LOW-EMISSION CAR CARRIERS FOR VW TRADE

    2024-02-27T15:32:00Z

    A new breed of vehicle carrier introduced to the Volkswagen Group’s transatlantic trade has been designed to marry high productivity and two-way utilisation with corporate goals as to a much reduced carbon footprint.

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    GAS HYBRID POWER FOR JAPANESE COASTAL BULKER

    2024-02-23T15:11:00Z

    A gas engine developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries is central to the hybrid propulsion system fitted in a Japanese limestone carrier due to be delivered next month. The purely gas-fuelled, L30KG reciprocating main engine will be complemented by a 2,847kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

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    NOCC orders dual-fuel PCTC pair

    2024-02-22T14:15:00Z

    Norwegian Car Carrier A/S (NOCC) has confirmed that it has entered into an agreement with CIMC Raffles Shipyard for a pair of dual-fuel pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) newbuildings.

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    MAN ES completes first 4-stroke miscibility test

    2024-02-15T14:09:00Z

    Dr Holger Gehring, Senior Manager at PrimeServ Academy in Augsburg, shared details of the first 4-stroke lubricating oil miscibility test, which was recently concluded

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    Type Approval For DCP System Upgrades

    2024-02-12T11:25:00Z

    Survival Technology solutions provider Survitec has announced that classification society DNV has awarded a Type Approval to its reconfigured and enhanced Dry Chemical Powder (DCP) fire extinguishing system.

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    ExxonMobil opens new Singapore test lab

    2024-02-08T15:46:00Z

    ExxonMobil has announced the opening of a new test laboratory in Singapore, which will enhance the regional coverage of its Mobil Serv℠ Lubricant Analysis. The additional facility is designed to help customers to take full advantage of the service to monitor the in-operation performance of their Mobil™ lubricants.

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    MAN PrimeServ and C.C. JENSEN Sign Cooperation Agreement

    2024-02-08T15:38:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions and C.C.JENSEN (CJC), the oil maintenance specialist, recently signed a Cooperation Agreement regarding the promotion and sales of CJC products by MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division in Copenhagen. 

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    DNV study validates energy efficiency gains for DFE+ propulsion solution for LNGCs

    2024-02-06T11:59:00Z

    DNV has quantified the gains that owners of LNG carriers could expect to achieve using the new Dual Fuel, Electric+ (DFE+) solution developed by ABB and MAN Energy Solutions. Comprising MAN’s four-stroke 49/60DF dual fuel engine and ABB’s Dynamic AC power distribution and control system, the solution has been developed to overcome efficiency challenges that are specific to the vessel type.