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
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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Ship Photo of the Day: China Navigation’s MV Wuchang

China Navigation Company (CNCo) took delivery of the handysize bulk carrier MV Wuchang last month, the first in a series of sixteen new B.Delta37 designed, Lloyd’s Register-classed ships from Chengxi Shipyard and to...

November 21, 2013
Total Views: 11

Thursday, October 17, 2013
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Introducing Greenstream, the World’s First LNG-Powered Barge

Since March of 2013, the Greenstream, the world’s first 100% LNG powered barge has been delivering liquid fuels along the Rhine river in The Netherlands. This innovative vessel was designed...

October 17, 2013
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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Engineering News

Color Line Orders Wärtsilä Emissions Scrubbers

The Baltic region is a hot-bed of environmentally-aware shipowners at the moment as current and anticipated environmental legislation will require ships operating within the Baltic Emissions Control Areas (ECAs) to have drastically...

October 16, 2013
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
famenne euronav vlcc tanker

Euronav Believes Eco-Ship Newbuildings are a Waste of Money

Euronav, the Belgium-based owner of large crude carriers believes that so-called “eco-ships” do not exist in the large tanker sector and that building them does nothing more than exasperate the...

October 15, 2013
Total Views: 39

Thursday, October 3, 2013
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DSME Delivers AET’s Latest Efficiency-Enhanced Supertanker

AET, the Kuala Lumpur-based tanker operator has announced that two of their 320,000 dwt Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), which are currently under construction at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine...

October 3, 2013
Total Views: 180

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
promas lite rolls royce

Rolls-Royce to Supply “Promas Lite” For Norwegian Cruise Ship

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply an innovative an integrated propeller and rudder system called “Promas Lite” to the Norwegian cruise ship owner Hurtigruten to improve propeller efficiency on its cruise...

October 2, 2013
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Oceanfoil Predicts 20% Fuel Savings With Wingsail Concept

Oceanfoil, a UK-based aerofoil design company has announced that it has formed partnerships with naval architects Owen Clarke Design and University College London’s Energy Institute (UCL-Energy) to progress developments of...

September 4, 2013
Total Views: 4

Thursday, August 22, 2013
dfds seaways crown of scandinavia

DFDS Installs More Emissions Scrubbers To Comply With New 2015 Regs

Danish Ferry operator DFDS, have announced they have invested a total of DKK 400 million (USD $71 million) in new scrubber technology. The company reported reaching this figure by recently...

August 22, 2013
Total Views: 6

Friday, August 2, 2013
greenlink systems

Real-Time NOx Monitoring Helps to Keep Shipowners in Compliance

GreenLink Systems LLC has developed an on-board nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions monitoring unit (NEMU) designed to comply with the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s NOx Technical Code. The compact NEMU, installed...

August 2, 2013
Total Views: 2

Monday, July 29, 2013
Engineering News

The Dawn of Hydrogen as a Marine Fuel

In the midst of heightening bunker fuel prices and regulatory pressures around dirty fuel and the resulting combustive emissions, the maritime industry is beginning to explore alternative fuel avenues spanning...

July 29, 2013
Total Views: 614

Monday, July 22, 2013
Stena Superior

Stena Bulk Makes $10 Million Gain From Efficient Shipping Strategy

By Catherine McMillan, Whilst Maersk has famously stated that its efficiency measures were the vital component that have made the difference between profit and loss, other companies in the sector...

July 22, 2013
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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Engineering News

Rolls-Royce and B9 Shipping: Reviving the Age of Sail

Rolls-Royce is working with B9 Shipping to develop a ship with a capacity of 4,500 tonnes that will be primarily powered by a 180-foot sail, with bio-methane engines providing additional...

July 17, 2013
Total Views: 22

Sunday, July 14, 2013
joe pratt sandia labs

Port Operators Under Pressure to Reduce Ship Emissions

Although most emissions attributed to the maritime sector are released across vast expanses of ocean when a ship is navigating the scarcely populated area amidst their journey between A-B, their...

July 14, 2013
Total Views: 226

Monday, July 8, 2013
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Greenhouse Gas Legislation Landscape: The EU Makes Its Move

The European Union (EU) has launched a flurry of activity around maritime greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the last few months in a move that the industry has awaited with...

July 8, 2013
Total Views: 2

jumbo javelin heavy lift
Engineering News

OCTOPUS-Onboard: Optimizing Seagoing Operations with Software [INTERVIEW]

While in Houston earlier this year, I caught up with Leon Adegeest, a Dutch entrepreneur who, along with his team, developed a particularly useful software program for the maritime and...

July 8, 2013
Total Views: 109

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Rise of a Sustainability Leader: Maersk’s Journey to the Triple-E

At four-hundred metres long, 59 metres wide and 73 metres high, the Triple-E series of containerships will be the world’s largest, and one of the most efficient, vessels in operation....

July 2, 2013
Total Views: 39

Friday, June 28, 2013
ship emissions

Ship Owners Will Have To Count CO2 Emissions Under Proposed EU Plan

Owners of large ships using EU ports will have to measure and report annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from January 2018 under proposals the European Commission published on Friday.

June 28, 2013
Total Views: 5

Sunday, June 23, 2013
Micanti hull fouling

Hull Fouling Control: The Era of Innovation

In the absence of hull fouling control systems, within six months of active service a vessel could have up to 150 kilograms of marine life per square meter attached to...

June 23, 2013
Total Views: 247

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
ship emissions

Environmental Rules Will Cost Ship Owners a Half Trillion Dollars

June 4 (Bloomberg) — Shipping faces $500 billion in extra costs to meet environmental legislation at a time when a rout in rates has become so severe that some owners...

June 5, 2013
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