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  • HGS and MAN Energy Solutions personnel pictured at the signing ceremony in Copenhagen

    MAN and Hyundai cooperate on EEXI compliance


    MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with Hyundai Global Services to deliver its Overridable Power Limitation (OPL) solution to MAN B&W-branded low-speed engines manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD).

  • First of the new IMOIIMeMAX class, Stena Pro Patria following float-out at GSI

    New Blue-Chip Reference For Methanol Fuel


    A further milestone in the development of the tanker fleet controlled by Stena Bulk will be marked by the handover of a methanol-fuelled chemical/product carrier marrying the principle of more ‘sustainable’ shipping with sharper competitiveness.

  • Dutch maiden for the Baltic paper and pulp trade, Lady Marie Christine.

    Dutch Investment In Short-Sea Renewal


    Dutch short-sea specialist Wijnne Barends has taken delivery of the first in a series of four 115m dual-fuel, multi-purpose cargo vessels. Chinese-built by Wuhu Shipyard to a design developed by Conoship International of Groningen, the 5,900dwt Lady Marie Christine is powered to sail on either LNG or marine gas oil ...

  • The project will assess the feasibility of converting a P-MAX tanker into a 2,100 TEU capacity container vessel.

    Concordia Maritime considers tanker to containership conversions


    Concordia Maritime has launched a technical design study together with Stena Teknik and a German consulting company to investigate the feasibility of converting and adapting a P-MAX tanker for container transportation.

  • Hovercraft ordered by Japan will be derivations of the design type used for Hovertravel’s Island Flyer and Solent Flyer (pictured in 2016).

    Japan Opts For UK Hovercraft


    UK hovercraft technology and manufacture has been chosen to revive a high-speed passenger service in western Japan

  • China’s automotive industry is investing in a new breed of vehicle carrier.

    China Underpins Car Exporting Future


    China’s largest car maker, SAIC Motor, has confirmed a contract with Jiangnan Shipyard for two newbuilds that will be the world’s largest vehicle carriers specified with dual-fuel propulsion machinery. The vessels will each offer a load capacity of 7,600CEU (car equivalent units) and be operated by SAIC subsidiary Anji Logistics.

  • ABS and Nakilat - Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) are trialling the use of remote inspection techniques in a shipyard environment

    ABS remote survey techniques to be trialled in shipyard


    ABS and Nakilat - Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) are trialling techniques developed by ABS for the remote survey of vessels in service to see how they can be applied to surveys and inspections in a shipyard.

  • The Nukumi will be the first single point loader to operate in Canada.

    First diesel-electric Laker starts maiden voyage


    M/V Nukumi, the first diesel-electric laker, has departed on her maiden voyage.

  • The three new CSOVs will be prepared for retrofit with zero-emission technology in the future, Kenneth Walland, ceo of Edda Wind notes.

    Edda Wind orders three additional CSOVs


    Edda Wind has ordered three commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) in addition to the six vessels the company already has under construction. 

  • Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has established a new organization to respond to enquiries about liquified carbon dioxide carrier vessel.

    Mitsubishi Shipbuilding establishes decarbonisation group


    Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has established a Marine Decarbonation Business Development Group in response to the energy transition strategy promoted by the MHI Group.

  • Rendering of an MAN B&W 6G50ME-LGIM dual-fuel engine capable of burning methanol

    MAN reaches milestone of 16 dual-fuel retrofits of low-speed engines


    MAN Energy Solutions has performed 16 dual-fuel retrofits of low-speed engines since 2015, saying the modular design of its conventionally fuelled, low-speed ME-C engine portfolio lends itself to extensive retrofit options for running on alternative green fuels.

  • Ulstein will provide the basic design for a hybrid offshore wind support vessel for the Chinese market.

    Ulstein wins first Chinese contract for offshore wind ship design


    Ulstein Design & Solutions and Chinese shipyard ZPMC have signed a ship design contract for two types of Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for Shanghai Electric Windpower Group.

  • Furetank has signed a contract for a ninth vessel in the Vinga class of dual-fuel tankers with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard.

    Furetank orders a further low-emission tanker


    Furetank has signed a contract for a new dual-fuel tanker, the ninth in its Vinga series.

  • The Viking Glory is expected to produce less than three quarters of the emissions of its predecessor, despite offering 66% more cargo capacity than the Amorella.

    Viking Glory hailed as flagship for sustainability


    When Viking Line’s newbuilding Viking Glory is launched in service in March, its energy saving solutions will make it one of the world’s most climate-smart passenger ships.

  • Chinese-built for trans-Baltic passenger and freight traffic, the Aura Seaways.

    Capacity Boost For Baltic Trade Bridge


    Copenhagen-based DFDS has commissioned its largest ro-pax ferry in terms of cargo capacity. The 230m Aura Seaways, constructed by Guangzhou Shipyard International, has arrived in the Baltic following passage from China and will be phased into service between Karlshamn (Sweden) and Klaipeda (Lithuania). 

  • The dual-fuel Seymour Sun is powered by a MAN B&W ME-LGIM engine equipped with MAN's water in methanol emissions reduction solution

    NYK delivers methanol-fuelled chemical tanker with water-in-fuel solution


    NYK Bulkship (Asia) has taken delivery of the methanol-fuelled chemical tanker Seymour Sun built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Korea.

  • The new WTIV design incorporates an innovative solution that eliminates relative motions between the barge and the vessel.

    ABS Grants AiP to WTIV Integrated Feeder Barge with BargeRack


    American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to a coordinated design for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) in conjunction with a newly-developed BargeRack feeder barge system designed by Friede and Goldman (F&G).

  • Sleek, new-generation riverbus will raise the eco standard on the Thames.

    Thames Operator Books Hybrid Ferry With UK Yard


    Two hybrid-powered, fast passenger ferries have been ordered in the UK for service on the River Thames. Operator Uber Boat by Thames Clippers has entrusted its latest stage of fleet investment to Wight Shipyard, which has delivered three catamarans to the company since 2017.

  • The first of a series of three 49,900dwt methanol-ready MR tankers for Stena Bulk was launched in November 2021 at Guangzhou Shipyard International.

    Stena and Proman offer methanol supply and retrofit solution


    A new joint venture company StenaProman is offering a turnkey solution for retrofitting existing engines for dual-fuel methanol operation

  • Excavator-fitted minibulker Aasfjell at Mosterhamn, the owner’s base.

    New Chapter Opens In Short-Sea Trade


    Hybrid power is a strongpoint of a new class of self-discharging, short-sea bulk carrier commissioned by Norwegian specialist Aasen Shipping. Handed over during December in the north Netherlands by Royal Bodewes, the 9,430dwt Aasfjell is the first of a pair of newbuilds incorporating a travelling deck gantry-mounted excavator for all-electric ...