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    Digital readiness tool launches

    2022-04-25T12:16:00Z

    Lloyd’s Register launches landmark maritime AI report and digital maturity readiness assessment tool

  • T&E has released images that purport to show heat and gas emissions from the exhaust stacks of the CMA CGM Louvre (pictured) and the Eco-Delta.
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    Is LNG the shipping industry’s dirty secret?

    2022-04-25T11:47:00Z

    Transport & Environment recently released colourful images of gas and heat plumes from the stacks of two vessels, claiming to have exposed “Europe’s dirty secret at sea,” but industry organisation SEA-LNG is disappointed with what it sees as misinformation.

  • A number of equipment supplier are seeking to introduce electronic logbooks for the maritime market, such as Raytheon Anschütz (pictured).
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    Industry partners call for a new noon report

    2022-04-25T11:40:00Z

    A group of 14 organisations including ZeroNorth, EuroNav, FedNav, Q88, Ultrabulk Teekay Tanker and Siglar Carbon have proposed evolving noon reports into holistic vessel reports that match data gathering to the optimisation needs of the industry.

  • The Regal Princess followed the Royal Princess (pictured) into service with Princess Cruises in 2014.
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    Wärtsilä helps Carnival plan fleet decarbonisation

    2022-04-25T10:24:00Z

    Wärtsilä is delivering its new Decarbonisation Modelling Service to Carnival Corporation as the cruise group aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its fleet.

  • A rendering of a new self-discharging cement carrier that will be built by Royal Bodewes for Taiwan-based ship owner and operator U-Ming.
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    Asian breakthrough cement carrier order for Royal Bodewes

    2022-04-25T10:14:00Z

    Taiwanese shipowner and operator U-Ming Marine has ordered a 7,750dwt cement carrier from Netherlands-based shipyard Royal Bodewes. The order marks the first time Royal Bodewes has been awarded the contract to build a vessel for an Asian partner. 

  • Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has announced an order for four 174,000 cubic metre LNG carriers, in connection with an order for LNG carriers ordered for Qatar Energy.
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    China boasts world-leading LNG carrier order

    2022-04-25T10:01:00Z

    China remained the world’s leading shipbuilder in the first quarter of the year, taking up nearly half of the international market share, with recent orders for LNG carriers set to boost figures further.

  • Shell Marine's Alexia 40 AC has received MAN ES Category II 40BN final approval.
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    Alexia 40 XC receives Cat II NOL from MAN ES

    2022-04-22T10:25:00Z

    Shell Marine has received a full No Objection Letter (NOL) from MAN Energy Solutions (MAN ES) for Shell Alexia 40 XC, a 40BN cylinder oil. The lubricant has been approved as meeting MAN ES’ Category II lubricant standards for use with its Mark 9 and later 2-stroke engines.

  • ExxonMobil's MobilGard 540 AC has been granted Category II status by MAN ES, approving its use with the engine maker's Mark 9 and higher 2-stroke engines.
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    ExxonMobil launches new Cat II-approved 40BN cylinder oil

    2022-04-22T10:06:00Z

    ExxonMobil has announced that a new premium 40BN marine cylinder oil has received a No Objection Letter (NOL) from MAN Energy Solutions for use in the engine maker’s Mark 9 and higher 2-stroke marine engines. Mobilgard™ 540 AC, which has been formulated to deliver advanced cleanliness to meet the needs ...

  • Castoldi has added a larger waterjet to its portfolio, the Turbodrive 600 H.C.T.
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    Castoldi expands offering for offshore and passenger markets

    2022-04-22T09:46:00Z

    Castoldi is extending its product portfolio, introducing a larger version of its waterjet for the high-speed ferry, crew transfer vessel and offshore patrol vessel segments.

  • Versatile hopper dredger Vox Ariane after launching in Singapore.
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    Dual-Fuel Suction Dredger from Singapore

    2022-04-22T09:27:00Z

    Singapore’s shipbuilding sector has raised its international profile another notch through Keppel Offshore & Marine’s handover of its first dual-fuel dredger.

  • DNV has released a new guidance to mitigate the risks of blackout incidents on cruise ships.
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    Cruise ship blackout incidents on the rise

    2022-04-22T09:20:00Z

    With blackout incidents on cruise ships on the rise, DNV has created a new guidance titled Managing the risk of blackouts which offers best practices on how to reduce the likelihood of their occurrence.

  • IACS Secretary-General, Robert Ashdown, commended the two new URs on cyber safety, which “provide minimum goal-based requirements for the cyber resilience of new ships and for the cyber security of onboard systems and equipment"
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    IACS adopts new requirements on cyber safety

    2022-04-22T09:13:00Z

    The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has adopted two new Unified Requirements (URs) on the cyber resilience of ships.

  • Per Lothe, Director of Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers told The Motorship the technology eliminates the cost of cooling the gas to a cryogenic level and reduces the weight of the storage tank required aboard the carrier.
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    Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers targets 2023 for ambient LCO2 tests

    2022-04-21T10:38:00Z

    Knutsen NYK Carbon Carriers (KNCC) is accelerating the development of its proprietary ambient liquefied carbon dioxide (CO2) transportation technology after it received an AiP at Nor-Shipping.

  • David Loosley has identified the allocation of the responsibility for carbon pricing as an important issue.
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    BIMCO updates its GHG position statement

    2022-04-21T10:22:00Z

    The Board of Directors of BIMCO has approved the organisation’s updated greenhouse gas (GHG) position statement, saying that new commercial solutions and shared responsibilities between charterers and shipowners will be required.

  • Shell signed an agreement to charter a 20,000cbm LNG bunker vessel from Avenir LNG from Q1 2023.
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    Shell aims to double its LNG bunkering network

    2022-04-21T10:14:00Z

    Shell has published its Energy Transition Progress Report 2021 indicating that it is aiming to double the size of its LNG bunkering network by the mid-2020s, to around 15 major ports on key international trading routes.

  • NYK's new methanol-fuelled chemical tanker Grouse Sun meets IMO Tier III NOx emission standards by using an innovative water-in-methanol solution.
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    NYK takes delivery of third methanol-fuelled chemical tanker

    2022-04-21T10:07:00Z

    The NYK Group has taken delivery of a third methanol-fuelled chemical tanker Grouse Sun, owned by NYK Bulkship (Asia), an NYK Group company based in Singapore.

  • The fifth and sixth vessels in the CLdN's preceding LNG-ready Laureline series were powered by seven-cylinder S50ME-C-GI main movers.
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    ME-GI engines chosen for hybrid ro-ro newbuildings

    2022-04-21T09:57:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has won the order for 4 × dual-fuel MAN B&W 6S60ME-GI (gas injection) engines in connection with the construction of two hybrid, 8,000 lane-metre, ro-ro vessels for CLdN, the Luxembourg-based shipping group. 

  • Repair yard Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) will become an approved installation provider of Silverstream's air lubrication technology.
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    MMHE targets air lubrication retrofit market

    2022-04-21T09:42:00Z

    Repair yard Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) has signed a strategic agreement with maritime clean technology company Silverstream Technologies to facilitate retrofit opportunities for Silverstream’s air lubrication technology.

  • Gregory Puckett, Head of Group Digital at MAN Energy Solutions
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    MAN ES digital chief expects digitalisation roll-out to accelerate

    2022-04-20T12:39:00Z

    Gregory Puckett, Head of Group Digital at MAN Energy Solutions tells The Motorship he expects further enhancement of real-time monitoring solutions and “predictive services” to reach the market “within 12 to 18 months”.

  • Wärtsilä invests in Marindows to support shipping decarbonisation efforts in Japan.
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    Wärtsilä invests in Japanese digital platform

    2022-04-20T11:03:00Z

    Wärtsilä Voyage, part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has announced an investment in Marindows, a Japanese company delivering an open digital platform for Japan’s marine industry.