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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...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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...
Monday, July 7, 2014
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...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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)...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
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.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
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...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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...
Friday, May 23, 2014
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...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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...
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...
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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.
Friday, December 13, 2013
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...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
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...
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