Propulsion

  • ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for a dual fuel genset design developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. that uses hydrogen gas as fuel.
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    Hydrogen genset granted AiP

    2022-12-01T10:48:00Z

    ClassNK has issues Approval in Principle (AiP) for a dual fuel genset that uses hydrogen gas as fuel.

  • Swedish shipowner Terntank has placed an order for 2+2 new MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical/product tankers from China Merchants Jinling Shipyard.
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    Terntank orders methanol/wind tankers

    2022-12-01T10:44:00Z

    Swedish shipowner Terntank has ordered two plus two new MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical/product/biofuels tankers with wind-assist readiness.

  • Windcat has ordered a series of hydrogen-powered CSOVs from Damen Shipyards. The vessels will be powered by CMB.TECH's dual-fuel hydrogen-diesel engines.
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    Windcat orders dual-fuel hydrogen CSOVs

    2022-11-30T10:24:00Z

    Windcat has ordered a series of hydrogen-powered commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) from Damen Shipyards.

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

    2022-11-29T12:39:00Z

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

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    Dual-fuel containership conversion

    2022-11-28T12:32:00Z

    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

    2022-11-28T12:17:00Z

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

  • A new stage in shipbuilding production at the riverside town of Leer: side launching of Symphony Atlantic.
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    Stretched Dutch Design Targets Extra-Long Freight

    2022-11-28T10:28:00Z

    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 ...

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    ABB inks COSCO deal

    2022-11-25T12:56:00Z

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

  • Hyundai Heavy Industries' ‘HiMSEN natural gas-hydrogen mixed fuel engine safety concept’ has obtained approval in principle (AiP).
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    HHI granted AiP for HiMSEN hydrogen-natural gas safety

    2022-11-15T10:42:00Z

    Following performance testing in September 2022, Hyundai Heavy Industries has obtained approval in principle (AiP) for its ‘HiMSEN natural gas-hydrogen mixed fuel engine safety concept’.

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    Ingeteam supplies converter for smart ferry

    2022-11-14T13:51:00Z

    Electrical engineering firm, Ingeteam, has supplied converter technology for South Korea’s first smart electric passenger ship.

  • A project to retrofit four suction sails on a Panamax, Crimson Kingdom, envisages the installation of four 26m-high eSAILs. These will be the largest suction sails ever built and installed on a vessel.
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    Marubeni opts for wind-assisted propulsion solution

    2022-11-10T11:46:00Z

    A Singapore-based subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, MMSL PTE. LTD., has signed an agreement to retrofit four suction sails on the Crimson Kingdom, with the Spanish wind-assisted propulsion developer bound4blue. The 26m-high eSAILs currently specified for the project will be the largest suction sails ever built and installed on a vessel.

  • Torghatten’s double-ended RoPax ferry was retrofitted with 750kW SRE 340 L propulsors at the end of 2020.
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    EcoPeller retrofit cuts ferry’s energy consumption

    2022-11-10T10:34:00Z

    Norwegian ferry operator Torghatten Trafikkselskap recently upgraded one of its ferry’s propulsion system with two Schottel EcoPellers and reduced the vessel’s energy consumption by up to 25%.

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    Individual ME-GI orders surpass 500

    2022-11-03T11:04:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its portfolio of two-stroke, dual-fuel engines has passed more than 1,000 units on order or in service, with more than 500 ME-GI engine orders. 

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    ABB loses Azipod court case

    2022-11-02T12:33:00Z

    Cruise line wins its case against ABB over allegations it misrepresented the safety of its Azipod propulsion system

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    ABB to supply shaft generator to CCS project

    2022-10-31T11:23:00Z

    ABB is set to maximise fuel efficiency on the world’s first CO2 carriers for the Northern Lights carbon capture project

  • Carnival plans to install the Silverstream System on ten additional cruise vessels in the coming years.
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    Carnival plans 10 more air lubrication installations

    2022-10-28T10:32:00Z

    Carnival Corporation plans to expand its program for installation of air lubrication systems to a majority of the cruise line brands in its fleet through 2027.

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    Sustainable fuel collaboration

    2022-10-27T10:46:00Z

    Rolls-Royce and Neste are to collaborate on the use of sustainable fuels in diesel engines

  • There are 224 X72DF engines in service and more than 130 engines on order, Volkmar Galke, Director, Global Sales, WinGD noted.
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    WinGD books engine orders for 25 LNGC newbuildings

    2022-10-26T10:42:00Z

    WinGD has received 25 orders for its dual-fuel X72DF-2.1 engine featuring its new on-engine iCER , the company announced. The orders for 50 engines have been placed by multiple shipyards and shipowners in connection with QatarEnergy’s North Field East (NFE) project, the biggest LNG carrier newbuilding project in history. 

  • China Classification Society (CCS) and Dalian COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry have held an ignition ceremony for COSCO’s first ammonia powered duel fuel test engine.
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    COSCO ammonia powered duel fuel engine project milestones

    2022-10-26T10:10:00Z

    China Classification Society (CCS) and Dalian COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry have held an ignition ceremony for COSCO’s first ammonia powered duel fuel test engine. Concurrently CCS held an Approval in Principle (AiP) release ceremony for the design of ammonia-powered ships and ammonia supply system design.

  • HHI-EMD has successfully tested an LNG and hydrogen fuel mix in a 1.5MW HiMSEN engine at HHI-EMD’s R&D centre.
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    HHI-EMD tests hydrogen blend on HiMSEN engine

    2022-10-26T09:56:00Z

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) has tested an LNG and hydrogen fuel mix in a 1.5MW HiMSEN engine.