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    Mid-term measure debate will Dominate runup to MEPC82

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    The 81st meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) in London on 18 to 22 March 2024 was held the week after the Intersessional Working Group on the reduction of Green House Gases (ISWG-GHG 16).

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    Largest MAN ES SCR for Mitsui E&S

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has announced the production of a 3.9m diameter Cluster 5 Double Layer SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) catalytic converter for MITSUI E&S Co., Ltd. The SCR unit - the largest the company has ever built - comes ammonia-ready.

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    Unwrapping the FuTube package

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Wärtsilä’s FuTube is a modular system, but each component is available separately, SLS Sales director Panu Sorvisto explained to The Motorship. “That’s the beauty of it; it allows for flexibility.”

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    Back to the FuTube

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Wärtsilä starts afresh to plan its shaft line strategy, Paul Gunton reports

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    Supporting Shipping’s Decarbonization Towards a Carbon-Free Future

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Dr Olivier Denizart, Technical Manager at Lubmarine, shares some of the key findings on Lubmarine’s latest R&D projects on future fuels including experiments on an Ammonia-fuelled engine that it has modified – and the critical importance that safety will have to play in shaping the implementation of new fuels.

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    VCR narrows gap between dual-fuel two-stroke designs

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Early orders indicate that WinGD’s latest advance to its X-DF platform could answer some of the challenges associated with low-pressure dual-fuel engines.

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    Sterntube failures on the rise

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Increasing numbers of vessels are suffering failures in their stern tube bearings, according to SLS Technical Manager, Engineering, Jose Antonio Vazquez and 90% of them are in the aft bearing. And he believes he knows why. “Increased pressure over operators and crews to meet targets makes them take risks,” he said.

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    IntelliSafe is caring for bearings

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Wärtsilä SLS’s IntelliSafe bearing uses sensors to provide immediate information to control oil flow in the event that there is a risk of metal-to-metal contact, which would result in expensive damage to the bearing and the shaft.

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    Test rig demonstrates complete FuTube family

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Installed within Wärtsilä Shaft Line Solutions’ Bearing Centre in Vigo, Spain, is a practical simulation of a complete shaft line, from engine to propeller. 

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    NH3 AFSS launched

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Wärtsilä Gas Solutions launched a commercial Ammonia Fuel Supply System (AFSS) for ships…

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    First H2-fuelled 2-stroke Engine Test

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Mitsui E&S completed the successful first running of a large bore 2-stroke test engine on hydrogen…

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    Green Corridor advances

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    A new green shipping corridor is set to be established between Singapore and Australia, following the agreement of…

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    First G45 type with EGR bypass

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    MAN ES licensee Mitsui has successfully delivered the first MAN B&W G45 type to feature…

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    A future in the making

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Among a clutch of companies giving effect to the concept of an unmanned ship, robotic subsea technology exponent Ocean Infinity has commissioned a flotilla of offshore vessels specifically designed for eventual remote control from ashore, writes David Tinsley

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    First Evergreen CCS retrofit

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    EVER TOP, a Neopanamax container vessel owned by Taiwanese liner operator Evergreen, has been awarded a SCCS-Full class notation by ClassNK, signifying that the vessel is equipped with an onboard CO2 capture and storage (CCS) system.

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    Risk-based class rules needed for marine sector

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Updated Marine Vessel Rules include new functional requirements and a risk-based methodology to accommodate the latest technology, writes Dan Cronin, ABS

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    Electric power gains momentum in ferry industry

    2024-06-12T07:00:00Z

    Next year it will be a decade since the first battery powered ferry, the aptly named Ampere, started operations on domestic, short haul service in Norway.

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    LR approves new LCO2 carrier

    2024-06-10T14:53:00Z

    HD Hyundai Heavy Industries and Capital Gas Ship Management have secured approval in principle from Lloyd’s Register for the design of a 40,000cbm liquefied CO2 carrier

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    CCS systems for new LCO2 carriers

    2024-06-10T14:49:00Z

    Four new liquefied CO2 carriers are set to benefit from state-of-the-art carbon capture and storage systems

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    Auramarine unveils “world first” methanol supply system for cruise sector

    2024-06-10T12:57:00Z

    Finnish fuel supply system provider Auramarine announced an order from compatriot shipyard Meyer Turku for its methanol system during Posidonia, to be used on the TUI Cruises-owned Mein Schiff 7 cruise vessel.