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  • Kongsberg Maritime’s new Direct Trunk Support rudder system reduces the forces from manoeuvring to the steering system

    DTS system to boost rudder performance


    Kongsberg Maritime is helping boost rudder performance with its new DTS system

  • The IMO provides detailed recommendations for entering enclosed spaces aboard ships

    IMO commits to addressing enclosed space risks


    InterManager has welcomed a commitment by the IMO to review guidance governing safe working in enclosed spaces onboard ships.

  • Mr. Hiroyuki Tsubai, Senior Managing Executive Officer, ITOCHU Corporation Mr. Ichiro Tanaka, President & CEO, Mitsui E&S Machinery Co., Ltd. Mr. Hayato Suga, Executive Vice President, ClassNK Mr. Kiyoshi Higaki, Vice President, Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd.

    AiP issued for NH3-fuelled 200,000dwt bulk carrier


    ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a 200,000dwt ammonia fuelled bulk carrier jointly developed by ITOCHU Corporation, Nihon Shipyard, Mitsui E&S Machinery, “K” Line, and NS United Kaiun Kaisha.

  • Wärtsilä has entered into a joint development agreement with Hycamite TCD Technologies to develop a cost-effective means of producing hydrogen from LNG onboard marine vessels.

    Wärtsilä to jointly develop onboard LNG-to-hydrogen technology


    Wärtsilä has entered into a joint development agreement with Hycamite TCD Technologies, a privately-owned Finnish company specialising in the development of a pioneering technology for producing clean hydrogen and solid carbon from methane.

  • Germany's TT-Line has taken delivery of its second dual-fuel ferry capable of operating on LNG and bio-LNG.

    TT-Line takes delivery of second LNG ferry


    Germany’s TT-Line has taken delivery of its second LNG-fuelled ferry in its Green Ships series.

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    Dual-fuel containership conversion


    C-LNG Solutions is providing its LNG fuel gas supply system for the conversion of a containership to dual-fuel propulsion

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    WindWings construction under way


    Construction of first WindWings under way as vessel sector races to meet new CII rules in 2023

  • A new mainstay for Yellow Sea service, Korea Pride.

    Korean Yard Gears Up To Fast Ferry Market


    South Korea’s shipbuilding industry has shown another side to its capabilities through the delivery of a 72m high-speed passenger ferry. Constructed by Kangnam Corporation at Busan to an Australian design, the 40-knot catamaran will support lifeline services between the mainland at Incheon, near the capital Seoul, and island communities in ...

  • A new stage in shipbuilding production at the riverside town of Leer: side launching of Symphony Atlantic.

    Stretched Dutch Design Targets Extra-Long Freight


    A stretched version of the proven Ecobox multi-purpose cargo vessel series is set to make its debut with Dutch operator Symphony Shipping. The 12,500dwt Symphony Atlantic combines greater scope for long-length freight and project cargoes with increased fuel efficiency through the integration of an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) waste heat ...

  • Liberty Lines is adding nine hybrid diesel-electric fast ferries to its existing fleet of ferries.

    EST-Floattech signs contract with Rolls-Royce Power Systems


    EST-Floattech has signed a long-term framework contract with Rolls-Royce Power Systems to supply the ‘Green Orca 1050’ battery module on board 10 newbuild vessels. 

  • Compared to a conventional LNG-fueled vessel, the concept design is expected to feature a conversion-cost reduction of 25% for a VLCC (pictured).

    NYK completes concept design for ammonia-ready vessels


    NYK, MTI, and Elomatic have completed the concept design phase of a new Capesize bulk carrier and a very large crude oil tanker (VLCC) in a project that aims to build LNG-fuelled vessels that can be efficiently converted to an ammonia.

  • Johan Kristensson, Chief Operating Officer, Furetank, says his company’s Vinga series dual-fuel 18,000dwt product tankers are an example of the company’s leadership in energy efficient ship design.

    Shortsea shipping transitioning away from diesel mechanical propulsion


    The integration of hybrid propulsion systems is now seen as a strategic investment in the shortsea shipping segment, according to a November 2022 Wärtsilä webinar Future proof solutions for short sea shipping vessels.

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    ABB inks COSCO deal


    ABB signs it first contract with COSCO Shipping to provide shaft generator systems for ten container ships

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    Methanol-fuelled Proman Stena Bulk tanker named


    Proman Stena Bulk has formally named its first newbuild IMOIIMeMAX methanol-fuelled 49,900dwt tanker, Stena Pro Patria, in a ceremony hosted in Trinidad and Tobago. 

  • An onshore power connection will be installed on a Vinga-class tanker currently in production for Swedish shipowner Furetank.

    Furetank receives grant to fit OPS connection to tanker


    Swedish shipowner Furetank has been granted state and EU climate investment support for installing shore power connection on a tanker currently in production.

  • Máximo Pacheco, Chairman of the Board, CODELCO, Carlos Alvarado, Chief Commercial Officer, CODELCO and Masashi Suda, Executive Vice President, NBP at the signature of the MoU.

    CODELCO and NYK aim to decarbonise copper shipping


    Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (CODELCO), one of the world’s leading copper producers and a Chilean state-owned company, and NYK Bulk & Project Carriers (NBP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly study the decarbonised transportation of copper products. 

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    3D model approved for PCTC


    A new 3D exchange breaks down barriers between varying design and software platforms helping speed up the design process

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    Seapeak orders five LNG carriers


    Seapeak LLC has entered into shipbuilding contracts for the construction of five, 174,000-cubic meter M-type, electronically controlled, dual-fuel LNG carrier newbuildings.

  • The latest version of KR's SeaTrust-HullScan V3 structural assessment software adds various visualisation functions, enhanced interface with CAD program for ship design and extended application to other types of structure to the software package.

    KR releases SeaTrust-HullScan V3 software


    Korean Register (KR) has released a new version of its structural assessment software, SeaTrust-HullScan V3, to dramatically improve its ability to handle large-capacity graphics and cope with ever more complex ship designs and regulations.

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    Magnetic signals used to detect faults in electric machines


    Researchers at HydroCen and NTNU have developed a method for monitoring the magnetic fields of electric machines to detect faults.