Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Ship Design

Zero-Emission Ferries Successfully Completed

ICE Marine Design has completed the construction and successful trials of two zero-emissions ferries; 72-metre Amherst Islander II and the 99-metre Wolfe Islander IV for the Ministry of Transportation of...

September 7, 2021
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Knud E Hansen to Design Hybrid RoRo for Grimaldi Group

Danish naval architecture firm Knud E Hansen has been selected to design six modern roll-on/roll-off vessels for Grimaldi Group. The new vessels will have a length of 238 meters, a...

May 22, 2018
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Thursday, September 3, 2015

MOL Testing New Containership ‘Windshield’

  Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has started testing a new containership ‘windshield’ technology that it hopes will help cut wind resistance, leading to fuel savings and reduced CO2 emissions. The...

September 3, 2015
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Friday, August 22, 2014

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 gas carriers with increased cargo carrying capacity and...

August 22, 2014
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Fuel-Efficient Tankers Pay Dividends

(Bloomberg) — The savings from new fuel-efficient ship designs justify paying 25 percent more for a tanker that carries refined fuels, the industry’s largest trade group said. The 15 percent...

September 12, 2012
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Monday, August 13, 2012
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ClassNK Starts Joint Research Project to Optimize Ship Designs for Actual Sea Conditions

Tokyo – ClassNK announced today that they have started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the design for ships performances in actual seas in collaboration with...

August 13, 2012
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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Engineering News

Propeller Technology to Make Your Ship More Efficient

Appendages to the propulsion system at the stern of a vessel can offer ship owners and operators an easy and relatively painless solution to improving fuel efficiency without the need to order...

July 17, 2012
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

New Superstructure Design Promises Energy Efficiency and Pirate Defense

Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding has introduced a unique solution that could help combat two of shippings biggest challenges; piracy and energy efficiency. The technology, called Aero-Citadel, introduces a streamlined and...

May 8, 2012
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Monday, May 7, 2012

World’s Largest Solar Powered Ship Completes Record-Breaking Circumnavigation

On Friday the world’s largest ship running solely on the power of the sun cruised into Hercule Harbor in Monaco, officially completing the world’s first circumnavigation for a 100% solar...

May 7, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Part 3: Marine Engineering Technology for More Efficient Shipping

In Part 3 of this series on shipping efficiency technology, we look at marine engineering and power systems technologies aimed at cutting operating costs, while at the same time reducing...

January 5, 2012
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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Part 1: How to Design a More Efficient Ship

Wärtsilä put together a presentation recently that evaluated a number of new technologies and design concepts aimed at cutting operating costs, while at the same time reducing ship emissions.  The technologies...

January 4, 2012
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Thursday, November 17, 2011

DNV Responds: Class Societies and Ship Design Do Not Mix – Agreed

The following is a response to a recently published article here on gCaptain titled “ABS Chief: Class Societies and Ship Design Do Not Mix” where ABS President and Chief Executive...

November 17, 2011
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