Propulsion

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    Cruising goes green with sail-power catamaran

    2024-04-15T12:46:00Z

    A new sail-powered catamaran can accommodate 200 guests for emissions-free cruising via its four 50 metre foldable sails

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    MAN passes dual-fuel engine milestones

    2024-04-15T12:40:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions is enjoying success with its dual-fuel engines running on greener fuels such as methanol and biofuel

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    NAPA boosts wind propulsion savings

    2024-04-12T11:46:00Z

    NAPA is to deploy its voyage optimisation software on board two vessels equipped with Norsepower Rotor Sails, helping maximise energy savings

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    Composites explored for maritime use

    2024-04-10T10:47:00Z

    Composite reinforced plastics are both strong and light and can be tailored to a variety of applications 

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    ClassNK issues hull analysis results

    2024-04-10T10:30:00Z

    ClassNK has issued the results of hull performance analysis by Chugoku Marine Paints following trials on board a tanker

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    Damen ship control package for Royal Bodewes

    2024-04-08T14:08:00Z

    Four newbuild cargo and Ro-Ro vessels will be outfitted by Damen Marine Components

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    CMA CGM selects Damen for retrofit campaign

    2024-04-04T14:39:00Z

    Container liner owner and operator CMA CGM has selected Damen Shipyards Group to install energy efficiency solutions onboard a number of container vessels over the next few years. The agreement marks the first time CMA CGM has selected European yards for the installation of complex energy efficiency modifications.

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    Blowdown a new target for methane slip reductions

    2024-03-28T12:20:00Z

    Engine makers have ongoing work underway to reduce methane slip, including tackling emissions from blowdown.

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    Bulk carrier life cycle assessment quantifies benefits of energy-saving technologies

    2024-03-28T12:20:00Z

    The CHEK project’s analysis of the emissions reduction potential that multiple energy saving technologies would have on a Kamsarmax bulk carrier paves the way for decarbonisation solutions and more accurate ESG reporting.

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    MAN ES UPDATES MID-RANGE ENGINES

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    Upgraded versions of two of its most versatile propulsion engine series have been developed by MAN Energy Solutions. The revisions to the S50 and S60 types entail a number of design and component changes and introduce further dual-fuel options into the company’s two-stroke portfolio.

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    Engine makers ready engines for the 4-stroke methanol market

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    The solutions available for methanol engines and retrofit packages are growing, but there are still financial concerns about their viability.

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    Svitzer Targets Methanol-Fuelled MAN 175DF-M Engine for Tug Application

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions and Svitzer have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused on the development of a methanol-fuelled version of the MAN 175D engine. Designated 175DF-M (Dual Fuel-Methanol), the MoU targets the finalisation of a field-test agreement based on which a dual-fuel engine and plant equipment will be installed on board one of Svitzer’s newbuild tugs.

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    LNG-FUELLED PARCEL TANKERS FROM CHINA

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    Bolstering German-owned chemical tanker capacity, Hamburg-based John T.Essberger has invested in a series of 7,135dwt parcel carriers for the European short-sea trade.

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    ClassNK classifies first Neopanamax onboard CCS retrofit installation

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

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

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    MAN 51/60DF Engine Passes 10 Million Operational Hours Milestone

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its MAN 51/60DF engine has passed the milestone of 10 million operational hours. The company states that, since its market entry, the dual-fuel engine has proved extremely popular with 310 engines currently in service – an increase of almost 100 units since 2022.

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    Repeat Brunvoll propulsion order for ESVAGT SOV

    2024-03-19T16:06:25.887Z

    Brunvoll has been chosen once again as the supplier of a complete propulsion and manoeuvring system for a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) on order for ESVAGT at Cemre Shipyard.

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    Groundbreaking ceremony for Schottel logistics centre

    2024-03-19T16:06:10.063Z

    A delayed ground-breaking ceremony has been held for SCHOTTEL GmbH’s new logistics centre at its rudder propeller factory in Dörth.

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    First MAN B&W G45 type with EGR bypass for Japanese licensee

    2024-03-19T16:05:54.253Z

    Accelleron has been chosen to supply turbochargers for Japanese engine builder Makita’s first small-bore two-stroke marine engine featuring exhaust gas recirculation (EGR). The step follows a successful matching test in which Accelleron’s A255-L turbocharger demonstrated high efficiency, supporting both low NOx emissions and overall fuel consumption on the Makita-built MAN B&W 6G45ME-C9.7-EGRBP engine. 

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    DMC rudders for 9,200 ceu PCTCs

    2024-03-14T15:09:00Z

    Damen Marine Components (DMC) has been contracted to supply rudder systems for four new 9,200 ceu (car equivalent units) pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs).

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    Union Maritime selects WindWings for newbuilding

    2024-03-12T14:42:00Z

    Hong Kong-based Union Maritime Limited (UML) has awarded a contract to China based supplier CM Energy Tech Co., Ltd. (CM Energy) to equip a 114,000 dwt newbuilding with three BARTech WindWings.