Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Engineering News

Germanischer Lloyd unveils energy efficient Aframax BEST-Plus ship design

Oslo, Norway – The on-going trend to greener shipping impacts all ship designs. In recognition of the recently developed Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI), new design concepts have to focus...

May 31, 2011
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Friday, May 27, 2011
Engineering News

The ‘Encore’ VLOC Concept: Innovation with existing technology

by Alex Wardwell, DNV Together with FKAB, TGE Marine, Cargotec and MAN Diesel & Turbo, DNV has participated in a joint industry project to develop Ecore, a Very Large Ore...

May 27, 2011
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Thursday, May 26, 2011
Blog

World’s first solar-powered ship getting power upgrades

NYK Lines has announced that the M/V Auriga Leader, the world’s first solar power cargo ship, will be undergoing further developments to strengthen the vessels efficiency.  Starting in June, the...

May 26, 2011
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Engineering News

Wärtsilä’s next generation PSV promises unmatched efficiency

​The new VS 485 Mk III has outstanding performance in the areas of fuel-efficiency and safety. Image courtesy Wärtsilä Wärtsilä has said it has won a contract to supply the...

May 25, 2011
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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Blog

Singapore launches Maritime Singapore Green Initiative

Photo courtesy tangobabe1 via Flickr 12 maritime organizations pledge their commitment to environmentally friendly shipping At the the Singapore International Maritime Awards yesterday, Mr. Raymond Lim, Minister for Transport, and...

April 13, 2011
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Friday, April 8, 2011
Maritime News

Stena RoRo first to sign ‘Triple-E’ contract

The Triple-E rating obtained for ‘Stena Foreteller’ was handed over in a ceremony onboard the vessel in Gothenburg today. Stena RoRo has become the first operator to sign a contract...

April 8, 2011
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Thursday, March 3, 2011
Engineering News

Wartsila to provide propulsion machinery for new LNG powered passenger ferry

Wartsila has been awarded a contract by shipbuilding company STX Finland Oy to supply the propulsion machinery for a new passenger ferry to be built for Viking Line, a Finnish ship...

March 3, 2011
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Friday, February 11, 2011
Engineering News

Gamesa, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Launch Offshore Wind Technology Center

Gamesa Technology Corp., a global wind energy leader, and the shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corp., America’s largest shipbuilder, yesterday launched the Offshore Wind Technology Center to jointly develop the...

February 11, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Engineering News

Ship design venture offers improved ‘green’ bulk carrier

‘Emerald’ design offers a lighter and environmentally friendly ship as project exceeds fuel-saving targets Lloyd’s Register and Shanghai-based Bestway Marine Engineering Design have completed their joint-industry project to develop a...

February 8, 2011
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Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Maritime News

Bureau Veritas issues guidance for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

International classification society Bureau Veritas has issued guidelines for the Classification and Certification of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines. The guidelines specify the environmental conditions under which floating offshore wind turbines...

January 12, 2011
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Blog

Wärtsilä joins the Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations...

December 15, 2010
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Friday, December 10, 2010
Blog

Carbon War Room launches ShippingEfficiency.org

In an effort help reduce the environmental impacts of the world’s shipping fleet, Carbon War Room, the not-for-profit website dedicated to fighting the war on carbon and founded by billionaire...

December 10, 2010
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Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Blog

Interesting Concept Design of The Week – DNV’s VLCC concept vessel “Triality”

Image © DNV/Making Waves In recent years, there has been a significant push to develop “greener” technology within the shipping industry.  Today, DNV unveiled a concept tanker design called Triality,...

December 7, 2010
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Thursday, October 28, 2010
Navy

Navy shows off the green ‘Riverine’

[U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gregory N. Juday/Released] Last week, the U.S. Navy showed off the power and maneaverability of its 49-foot experimental Riverine Command Boat...

October 28, 2010
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Friday, September 24, 2010
Uncategorized

Clean Air Act Turns 40

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Clean Air Act, a landmark piece of legislation signed by President Richard Nixon that has led to...

September 24, 2010
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Friday, August 13, 2010
Uncategorized

Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Taken to New Depths

Image Source: Keppel Corporation The offshore wind energy sector is set to make waves in the launch of a new, environmentally friendly vessel. Keppel FELS Limited’s multi-purpose self-elevating platform (MPSEP)...

August 13, 2010
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