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Friday, November 7, 2014
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High Fuel Costs and New Emissions Regs are Pushing the Boundaries of Naval Architecture

Paint inspired by the skin of a tuna fish and automated drone ships that don't need crews: such ideas could revolutionise the next generation of ocean vessels

November 7, 2014
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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CNO Expresses Concern Over U.S. Navy’s Shipbuilding Industrial Base

“There’s some likelihood we’ll lose a builder,” commented Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the U.S. Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations

November 4, 2014
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10 Reasons Why Ship Operators Should be Nervous About the 2015 ECA Regulations

As of the 1st January 2015 the sulphur limit in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) will take a highly significant drop from 1% to 0.1%. It may only look like

November 4, 2014
Total Views: 95

Monday, November 3, 2014
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First Order Placed for LNG-Powered Car Carrier

MAN Diesel & Turbo reports today they have received an order from United European Car Carriers (UECC) to supply dual-fuel ME-GI 2-stroke engines for the

November 3, 2014
Total Views: 100

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Post-Panamax Bulk Carrier Rides Air Bubble Blanket to Reduce Emissions
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Post-Panamax Bulk Carrier Rides Air Bubble Blanket to Reduce Emissions

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced the delivery of the first of three post-panamax bulk carriers to achieve energy efficient operations through the use

October 29, 2014
Total Views: 235

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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MSC Magnifica to Receive New Rudders at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam

Since arriving at Damen’s shiprepair yard in Rotterdam on 20 October, work has been in progress around the clock on the 2010-built, 293 meter-long cruise

October 28, 2014
Total Views: 38

Monday, October 20, 2014
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Engineering News

Triyards Acquires Strategic Marine

Singapore-based TRIYARDS Holdings Ltd, a builder of specialized offshore vessels and mobile drilling units announced today it will be expanding through the

October 20, 2014
Total Views: 99

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Freshly Minted Meyer Turku Shipyard Floats First Ship
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Freshly Minted Meyer Turku Shipyard Floats First Ship

Finland's new Meyer Turku Oy shipyard has celebrated its first newbuild float out since the Turku shipyard changed ownership just last

October 16, 2014
Total Views: 18

Monday, October 13, 2014
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Engineering News

BW Group Orders ME-GI 2-Strokes from MAN Diesel & Turbo

BW Group’s 73,400 m3 LNG carrier newbuilds at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) will be powered by pairs of MAN two-stroke ME-GI

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 173

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
ClassNK Completes Forensic Study of MOL Comfort Structural Failure
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ClassNK Completes Forensic Study of MOL Comfort Structural Failure

With known weather and sea conditions at the time of the breakup, finite element modeling conducted by Japanese classification society ClassNK showed that the

September 30, 2014
Total Views: 1695

Friday, September 19, 2014
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Engineering News

MARIN Invests 2 Million Euro in Naval Architecture Super Computer

Modeling the dynamic movements of bridges, buildings or bicycles is a pretty straight-forward task for today’s engineers using readily available

September 19, 2014
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
All-Electric Ferry Named ‘Ship of the Year’ at SMM
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All-Electric Ferry Named ‘Ship of the Year’ at SMM

The all-electric, aluminum car ferry “ZeroCat 120” has been awarded the prestigious 'Ship of the Year' award at the SMM trade show in Hamburg this

September 10, 2014
Total Views: 73

Friday, September 5, 2014
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Engineering News

Neptune Lines Steps Up to Maintenance Management Agreement

Neptune Lines has signed a comprehensive three year Maintenance Management Agreement (MMA) with ABB Turbocharging that the Mediterranean and Black Sea shortsea

September 5, 2014
Total Views: 62

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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Engineering News

Building an ABB Azipod [TIME LAPSE]

Ever had to pull apart one of ABB’s Azipods? The following video might look familiar then.  These huge externally-mounted high voltage thrusters

September 3, 2014
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Maritime News

Newport Shipping Group Unveils New Eco-Friendly Bulker

Ecoships, the technical ship management arm of London-based Newport Shipping Group introduced today a next generation handy-size bulk carrier design optimized

September 2, 2014
Total Views: 132

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Dutch Naval Architects Come Up With a Cool Idea

Dutch naval architect Dr. Ir. Pieter van Oossanen and his team of naval architects and hydrodynamicists in Wageningen have come up with something that could

August 26, 2014
Total Views: 152

Ulstein Introduces the ‘X-Stern’
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Ulstein Introduces the ‘X-Stern’

From the makers of the unmistakable X-Bow hull design reminiscent of a modern-day viking ship, the Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein today unveiled its

August 26, 2014
Total Views: 295

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Engineering News

Strategic Marine Unveils New Crew Transfer Vessel Design

Western Australia-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine unveiled their latest Generation 3 crew transfer vessel today, one they are marketing to

August 26, 2014
Total Views: 48

Monday, August 25, 2014
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Deltamarin Starts Up New Offshore EPC Company

Finnish naval architecture and marine engineering firm Deltamarin Ltd will be doing a bit more than designing high tech ships and offshore structures going

August 25, 2014
Total Views: 18

Friday, August 22, 2014
World’s First Ethane-Fueled Gas Carrier Unveiled
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World’s First Ethane-Fueled Gas Carrier Unveiled

A company in Germany has unveiled a new type of environmentally friendly liquified ethylene carrier that it says is fundamentally different from conventional

August 22, 2014
Total Views: 54
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