Motorship News – Page 13

  • The Paris MoU will launch an inspection campaign to verify compliance with the requirements of the Polar Code starting 13 June.
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    Polar Code inspection campaign starts 13 June

    2022-06-06T11:09:00Z

    The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) will launch an inspection campaign to verify compliance with the requirements of the Polar Code starting 13 June.

  • CMA CGM has ordered six methanol-fuelled 15,000 teu container vessels.
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    CMA CGM orders six methanol-powered ships

    2022-06-06T11:06:00Z

    The CMA CGM Group announced a new order for 16 vessels, including 10 dual fuel LNG-powered and six dual fuel methanol-powered vessels, bringing its orderbook to 69 vessels.

  • BIMCO agrees with the EC's stance that climate change is a global issue Photo: BIMCO
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    Thomas Damsgaard to lead BIMCO Houston office

    2022-06-06T11:00:00Z

    BIMCO has hired Thomas Damsgaard to head its new office in Houston. 

  • The Prism Courage sailed autonomously for about half of its transit from the Gulf of Mexico to Boryeong LNG terminal in South Korea.
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    LNG carrier sails autonomously to Korea

    2022-06-06T10:50:00Z

    The ultra-large, 180,000cbm LNG carrier, Prism Courage, has sailed autonomously between the Gulf of Mexico and Korea, a world first achieved by Avikus, a subsidiary of HD Hyundai (former Hyundai Heavy Industries Group).

  • Edda Breeze nearing completion in northern Spain.
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    Hydrogen-Ready Windfarm Service Vessel

    2022-06-02T07:44:00Z

    Against expectations of soaring demand for renewable energy over the coming decade, a Norwegian company is investing in the creation of an entire fleet of ships dedicated to providing technical support on offshore wind farms.

  • HAV Design's hydrogen fuel cell system has received preliminary approval from DNV
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    DNV grants preliminary approval for hydrogen fuel cell system

    2022-06-02T07:36:00Z

    DNV has awarded the Norwegian technology provider HAV Group preliminary approval for its hydrogen-based energy system.

  • The stakeholders hope to reduce the current cost differential between synthetic and other alternative fuels and conventional fuels.
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    European stakeholders propose amendments to FuelEU Maritime

    2022-06-02T07:24:00Z

    European shipowners and fuel suppliers (ECSA, EWABA, eFuel Alliance, the Advanced Biofuels Coalition and GoodFuels) have called for amendments to the EU’s FuelEU Maritime proposal to ensure that fuels suppliers are responsible for making cleaner fuels available in sufficient quantities.  

  • The solution eliminates the Barred Speed Range and enables significant efficiencies and cost savings for operators, according to Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, Director of Global Ship Systems Center, ABS Athens.
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    ABS Grants AIP for new stern tube design

    2022-06-02T06:47:00Z

    ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI) for a vessel design with a novel aft layout which eliminates pollution and promotes efficient vessel operations.

  • Commissioning testing became mandatory for BWM systems installed on newbuilds on 1 June 2022.
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    BWMS commissioning test requirements enter force

    2022-06-02T06:41:00Z

    Commissioning testing is now mandatory for ballast water management systems (BWMSs) installed on newbuilds and existing ships of all flag administrations when the initial BWMS commissioning survey is completed on or after 1 June 2022.

  • The Mark III membrane system is a containment and insulation system, directly supported by the ship’s hull structure
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    LNG tank design order

    2022-06-01T14:39:00Z

    GTT has received an order for the tank design of four new LNG carriers

  • Svitzer has unveiled a decarbonisation strategy that will see the company become fully carbon neutral by 2040.
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    Svitzer sets carbon neutral goal

    2022-06-01T09:38:00Z

    Svitzer, leading global towage operator and part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has today unveiled its decarbonisation strategy that will see the company become fully carbon neutral by 2040. 

  • WinGD has published a new white paper highlighting its holistic approach to help ship owners and operators to decarbonise their vessels.
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    WinGD’s holistic approach includes hybrid integration

    2022-06-01T09:32:00Z

    WinGD has published a new white paper highlighting its holistic approach to help ship owners and operators to decarbonise their vessels, including its role as designer and integrator of hybrid systems.

  • Tokyo Kisen and e5 Lab attended a ceremony to mark the launch of the electric tugboat Taiga.
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    Electric tugboat Taiga launched

    2022-05-31T07:46:00Z

    Tokyo Kisen and e5 Lab have launched the electric tugboat Taiga, currently under construction at Kanagawa Dockyard.

  • Captain Kuba Szymanski, Secretary General of InterManager
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    Intermanager: record all enclosed space deaths

    2022-05-31T07:32:00Z

    Following another fatal accident in an enclosed space onboard a ship, InterManager has hit out at the shipping industry’s inadequate reporting of serious and fatal accidents.

  • Norwind Offshore has taken delivery of the first vessel in its newbuilding programme.
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    Norwind Offshore’s first vessel delivered

    2022-05-31T07:16:00Z

    The offshore wind company Norwind Offshore took delivery of its first vessel – the Norwind Breeze – from Vard on 30 May. 

  • Nippon Paint Marine has supplied FASTAR for application to KSS Line’s Gas Star LPG carriers
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    First Korean reference for Nippon Paint Marine’s FASTAR coating

    2022-05-31T07:06:00Z

    KSS Line has applied Nippon Paint Marine’s FASTAR® coating to the hulls of a pair of LPG carriers, becoming the first South Korean shipowner to apply the novel nano-type antifouling paint to existing tonnage.

  • Alongside the CIC on cargo securing, the Paris MoU committee also announced plans that are expected to result in the introduction of inspection of foreign fishing vessels by 2024.
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    Paris MoU plans CIC on cargo securing

    2022-05-31T06:59:00Z

    The Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU) held its 55th Committee meeting in Bucharest, Romania, last week and added cargo securing to its list of upcoming Concentrated Inspection Campaigns (CIC). 

  • The batteries will be installed in a horizontal orientation, thereby allowing the units required for the Aquarius Marine Solar Power solution
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    Ship solar system batteries

    2022-05-30T13:31:00Z

    In a shipping first, marine batteries will be supplied for both a ship solar power system and back-up onboard a Handymax bulker

  • Iain Mowat, Principal Analyst at Wood Mackenzie expects the cost of e-fuels to decline as technologies scale up.
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    Tougher measures needed to meet IMO targets: WoodMac

    2022-05-30T12:45:00Z

    Will the IMO’s efficiency measures be enough to reach current emission targets? “No,” says Iain Mowat, Principal Analyst, EMEARC Refining and Oil Product Markets at Wood Mackenzie. 

  • Stefan Nysjö, Vice President Power Supply – Marine Power at Wärtsilä
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    Fuel Flexibility Strategy Underpins Engine Launch Plans: Stefan Nysjö

    2022-05-30T12:39:00Z

    Stefan Nysjö, Vice President Power Supply – Marine Power at Wärtsilä discusses the importance that fuel flexibility is likely to play in the new multi-fuel operating environment, and locates the new 46TS-DF engine in a broader context.