Friday, April 15, 2016
NYK-14000-Container-Verssel
Maritime News

NYK Takes Delivery of 14,000 TEU Container Ship

Japan Marine United Corp. recently delivered the 14,000 TEU container ship NYK Blue Jay to shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). The vessel, which successfully completed sea trials on February...

April 15, 2016
Total Views: 44

Monday, January 25, 2016
VOS Primrose
Maritime News

Vroon Takes Delivery of Three New Vessels

Netherlands-based Vroon said it has taken delivery of VOS Primrose, a KCM-80m platform-supply vessel (PSV). VOS Primrose, which will be managed by Vroon Offshore Services Singapore, is the third in...

January 25, 2016
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Blog

Naval Architects of Lore May Have Been Right After All

  [contextly_sidebar id=”eTQ4jKmGgaBM8winqn9iZ2ItZZwUju84″]Docked near the Houston ship channel in a bug infested estuary is the battleship USS Texas (BB-35), the world’s last remaining “dreadnought” afloat. After over 100 years after her launch...

May 26, 2015
Total Views: 57

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
News

GreenSteam Looks to Showcase New Optimizer at SMM Hamburg

Press Release – As one of the most innovative developers of marine fuel efficiency and optimization systems, GreenSteam is looking forward to showcasing its fuel saving ‘GreenSteam Optimizer’ at SMM...

September 2, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, July 7, 2014
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Maritime News

Ship Owners Team Up to Support Enforcement of Sulfur Regs

With highly stringent sulfur regulations facing shipowners, a universal issue facing those that operate in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) is the enforcement of such rules. For some, rolling the dice and taking the...

July 7, 2014
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
dina star oscv
Engineering News

Revolutionary New Power System Could be a Game-Changer for the Offshore Sector

The DP2-equipped light construction / ROV vessel Dina Star was delivered last year by Kleven Shipyard to Fonnes-based shipowner, Myklebusthaug Offshore AS and from the following images (shot with a 50 megapixel Hasselblad)...

July 2, 2014
Total Views: 14

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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Maritime News

Ship Operators Propose Drones to Hunt Down Emissions Violators

The world’s biggest shipping companies will call on authorities to deploy drones in enforcing new pollution controls that may tempt competitors to use cheaper, dirtier fuel and undercut prices.

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 6

Thursday, May 29, 2014
buckau flettner rotors
Engineering News

For Sea Captains, Flettner Rotors May Make Their Job More Tactical in Nature

In February 1925, the Buckau, a schooner outfitted with cylindrically-shaped, rotating masts 15 meters tall and 3 meters in diameter, crossed the North Sea from Danzig to Scotland to prove...

May 29, 2014
Total Views: 43

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
cranes port of long beach
Maritime News

New Technology Installed at OOCL’s Long Beach Container Terminal

Giant new container handling cranes have recently arrived at the Long Beach Container Terminal in California, awkwardly perched aboard a Shanghai Zenhua Shipping (ZPMC) heavy lift vessel. The new cranes...

May 28, 2014
Total Views: 40

Friday, May 23, 2014
Engineering News

PHOTOS: 3D Seismic Vessel Gets “Twin Fin” Propulsion Upgrade

In February 2014, the 3D Seismic Vessel ‘Polarcus Naila’ was at Damen Shipyard Group’s ship repair and conversion yard Shipdock Amsterdam for a 6-week propulsion upgrade that included the exchange...

May 23, 2014
Total Views: 37

Thursday, May 15, 2014
finnlines ferry
Engineering News

Finnlines Orders Wärtsilä Emissions Scrubbers

PRESS RELEASE – With new stringent sulphur oxide (SOx) emission regulations due to be enforced from January 2015, Finnlines has ordered Wärtsilä Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems for six of its...

May 15, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
sirena seaways
News

DFDS to Invest Millions into Emissions Scrubbers for Fleet

Opting out of the LNG movement within the shipping industry, Danish shipping group DFDS has announced their intention to invest upwards of $100 million to install emissions scrubbers on board...

April 29, 2014
Total Views: 10

Thursday, April 17, 2014
lng bunkering
Maritime News

For Ultra-Large Boxships, LNG Fuel May be the Key to Cutting Costs

By Mike Wackett Bigger and bigger ships operating at slower and slower speeds across the tradelanes of the world are testament to the single-minded desire of ocean carriers to continually...

April 17, 2014
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
classnk napa green
Maritime News

Self-Learning Software Helps “K” Line Realize Big Fuel Savings at Sea

A collaboration between ClassNK, one of the world’s top classification societies, and NAPA, the Finnish naval architecture software powerhouse has led to the development of a tool for shipowners, operators...

April 15, 2014
Total Views: 4

Havyard 833 WE ICE
Engineering News

Fafnir Offshore Orders Hybrid Battery-Powered Arctic PSV

Havyard, the Norwegian ship technology company, signed a contract today to build a hybrid battery powered platform supply vessel (PSV) for the privately-owned Icelandic oil services company, Fafnir Offshore. This...

April 15, 2014
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
wind challenger sail power classnk
Engineering News

“Wind Challenger” a Next Generation Bulk Carrier

As fuel prices continue to put a relentless burden on shipowners, the age of sail may be returning. A joint industry project launched in 2009 by the University of Tokyo...

April 9, 2014
Total Views: 65

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Ship Emissions ABB
Maritime News

Japanese Firms Develop Hybrid Exhaust Scrubber

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd. (MKK) announced today the joint development of a new emissions scrubber designed to remove sulfur oxides emitted by marine diesel...

February 13, 2014
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Engineering News

K-Line Orders New, Environmentally-Optimized Car Carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., Japan’s third-largest shipping line by sales, has ordered a vessel fitted with an engine to cut nitrogen oxide emissions to meet stricter controls, said three people familiar with the situation.

February 12, 2014
Total Views: 5

Friday, December 13, 2013
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Maritime News

EU Maritime Carbon Rules Must Avoid Global Row, Governments Say

Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) — The European Union’s planned rules to monitor greenhouse gases from ships must be in line with international law to avoid conflicts with other nations, according to...

December 13, 2013
Total Views: 0

Thursday, December 12, 2013
UASC SCHUAIBA, containership
Engineering News

UASC to Retrofit Mega-Containership Fleet with Dual Fuel Power

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has announced today plans to retrofit its future fleet of ultra-large (14,000 – 18,000 TEU) containerships with dual-fuel power capability. The vessels, which include five...

December 12, 2013
Total Views: 8