Friday, January 24, 2020
MAN Energy Solutions MAN 20V35/44G
Engineering News

VW Struggles With Sale of MAN Energy Solutions

By Aaron Kirchfeld (Bloomberg) Volkswagen AG is disappointed with the offers so far for its MAN Energy Solutions division, which makes diesel engines for ships and power generators, according to...

January 24, 2020
Total Views: 40

Friday, June 15, 2018
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce CEO Sets Ambitious Goals

by Sarah Young (Reuters) – Rolls-Royce said it would exceed its 2020 guidance as it announced new ambitious mid-term goals, sending its shares to four-year highs and reflecting investor faith that...

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
CMA CGM ANTOINE OF SAINT EXUPERY,
Engines

CMA CGM Slashes Fuel Costs On New Flagship

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) The new CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery, delivered on Friday, will burn up to 25% less fuel due to its technologically advanced engine and optimised water distribution propeller system. The...

January 30, 2018
Total Views: 4

Friday, January 19, 2018
offshore platform
Engineering News

Contrary to Official Statements, Florida Offshore Drilling Still ‘On the Table’

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Despite Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Jan. 9 declaration that Florida is “off the table” for offshore oil drilling, that activity is actually still on...

January 19, 2018
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Celebrity Edge Class Cruise Ship
Maritime News

Royal Caribbean Jettisons Balconies And Adopts RFID Tracking In New Celebrity Edge Class Design

by Nikki Ekstein (Bloomberg) Richard Fain, the chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., is willing to bet $5 billion that he can take everything you know about cruising...

March 15, 2017
Total Views: 56

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
tanker-american-endurance
Ship Design

Philly Shipyard Delivers Jones Act Tanker To Kinder Morgan

Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI) today delivered the American Endurance, the first of four next generation 50,000 dwt product tankers that it is building for American Petroleum Tankers (APT), a subsidiary of...

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 32

Thursday, August 6, 2015
3d printer
Blog

3D Printing Aboard Ships? How One Technology Is Changing the Future.

Will 3D Printing Change The World As We Know It? by Brad Hart Imagine you’re steaming across the Pacific Ocean on a container ship on a great circle course to the...

August 6, 2015
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Karpowership Electric Barge
Engineering News

Namibia Explorers Barge-Based Electric Power Plants

Namibia is exploring the option of using barges with power plants to help plug an electricity shortage that may reach 300 megawatts in the next two years, Finance Minister Calle...

June 9, 2015
Total Views: 12

Monday, June 8, 2015
jan toschka shell
Engineering News

Shell’s Alexia S3 Offers Smooth Transition to Emissions Control Areas

Shipowners switching to low sulphur content fuels in line with their obligations in Emissions Control Areas have demanded confidence in the cylinder oils specified to lubricate their engines The shipping...

June 8, 2015
Total Views: 13

abb azipod
Engineering News

Inside the Home of ABB Azipods [IMAGES]

With the roll-out of ABB’s Azipod “D” series of gearless thruster this past March, I decided to make my way over to Helsinki to see where and how these impressive machines...

June 8, 2015
Total Views: 887

Thursday, June 4, 2015
gunnerus rolls-royce permanent magnet azimuth thruster
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce Unveils Permanent Magnet Azimuth Thruster at NorShipping

After over a decade of research and development, Rolls-Royce is heading into full production of their permanent magnet tunnel thruster from their facility in Ulsteinvik, Norway. At the same time,...

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Ship Design

Maersk Signs $1.8B Deal With DSME

Maersk Line, a unit in shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk, said on Tuesday it had ordered 11 ultra-large container vessels from South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co (DSME) .

June 3, 2015
Total Views: 31

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Zeppelin Arctic Trip
Engineering News

ZF: Born From Zeppelin’s Air Ships

[contextly_sidebar id=”MhI7lwjN4axzYF31JodkPBp13Okmt2wh”]100 years ago, when “aeroplanes” were an interesting new invention, the age of the Zeppelin was taking off from Friedrichshafen, a quaint village along the shores of Lake Constance...

May 31, 2015
Total Views: 14

Friday, May 15, 2015
Engineering News

Naval Architects: Make Sure You’re Covered…

After launching a brand new ro-ro ferry, the operator of the vessel noticed a number of issues including excess vibration, lack of maneuverability and stopping ability. In addition, the vehicle...

May 15, 2015
Total Views: 70

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Ulstein DX105
Engineering News

Ulstein Rolls Out Suezmax-Sized Drillship and Other New Concepts

Even amid a decimated offshore market, the prolific naval architects and marine engineers at Ulstein’s office in the Netherlands have been working on new concept designs that are currently being unveiled today...

May 5, 2015
Total Views: 13

Monday, May 4, 2015
drillship dynamic positioning offshore navigation discoverer americas
Engineering News

DNVGL: Data Transparency is Changing the World Around Us

“Transparency of information is changing the world around us,” commented Tor Svensen, CEO of DNV GL’s maritime business in an interview with gCaptain earlier this year at the Connecticut Maritime Association conference....

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 2

NASA Booster Recovery Ship
Engineering News

Ship of The Week – Space Ships – NASA’s (former) Space Rocket Booster Recovery Ship M/V Liberty Star

Photo courtesy NASA Note: This week’s interesting ships are reposted and updated from gCaptain’s archives. When one thinks of a NASA ship, it’s generally not the seagoing type that pops...

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 33

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Engineering News

Mega Machine Grand Coronation: The New Wärtsilä X72DF

By Jessica Vittone If anything has been made clear, it’s the now nearly-global commitment to reduced emissions. Shipping, despite being the lowest contributor to carbon emission per ton-mile of transported...

May 3, 2015
Total Views: 21

Friday, May 1, 2015
News

Bristol Harbor Group Digs into the Intricacies of Articulated Tug Barge Design

U.S.-based naval architecture firm Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has announced this week their engineers are currently completing the detail design phase of a double hull oil tank barge and...

May 1, 2015
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
UASC Barzan containership
Engineering News

UASC Names First LNG-Ready Super Containership

The first of United Arab Shipping Company’s (UASC) 18,800 TEU containerships under construction at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) was named M/V Barzan in a ceremony at the shipyard today. The...

April 29, 2015
Total Views: 2