Friday, May 31, 2013

Concept to Reality: First ‘Environship’ Successfully Delivered

Rolls-Royce said Friday that the first vessel based on the companies award-winning, highly efficient “Environship” design has been delivered to its Norwegian owner.

May 31, 2013
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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Maersk Triple-E – A Detailed Look At The World’s Biggest Ship

Forty-thousand alarm clocks buzzed as one, waking an equal number of workers for work at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), the world’s second-largest shipyard, just before dawn on Geoje...

May 28, 2013
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Fathom Unveils New Technology in 2nd Edition of Ship Efficiency: The Guide

Business is ever-cyclic and one man’s misery is another man’s opportunity. Whilst ship operators and owners have been feeling the pinch from over-tonnage, a global downturn, ever-increasing bunker prices, tightening...

May 22, 2013
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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Engineering News

Shipowners and Crew Alike Find the Regulatory “Tsunami” a Big Problem

“Have we placed the mariner in a no-win situation?” asked Captain Anuj Chopra at yesterday’s Mare Forum conference in Washington, DC.  Chopra, the President of Anglo-Eastern LLC describes a frustrating...

May 21, 2013
Total Views: 51

Friday, May 17, 2013
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IMO Takes a Step Back from NOx Emissions Controls

IMO has taken the controversial decision to consider delaying the implementation of tighter limits for nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from ships operating in emission control areas (ECA).

May 17, 2013
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Engineering News

Hybrid Eco-Tug Delivered to NYK Line

Japan-based NYK Line welcomed a new hybrid tugboat into service at a recent inauguration ceremony at Yokohama Port. The tugboat Tsubasa will primarily assist vessel movements in and out of the port...

April 3, 2013
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
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Engineering News

Wärtsilä and Alfa Laval See Jump in Orders for Emissions Scrubbers

A jump in scrubber orders for Alfa Laval and Wartsila reflects a general trend of higher uptake of these systems. Finland’s Wartsila has received about 20 orders for scrubbers in...

March 26, 2013
Total Views: 23

Monday, March 25, 2013
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Strict IMO Regulations Boost Demand for Low Sulphur Fuel in Singapore

SINGAPORE, March 25 (Reuters) – Demand for low sulphur bunker fuel in Singapore is expected to rise at least 20 percent this year, following tighter emission regulations in North America,...

March 25, 2013
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Engineering News

Do Eco-Ships Make Sense?

According to Robert Bugbee, President of Scorpio Tankers, the answer to the eco-ship question can perhaps be found by considering the question, “Do you believe in God?” If you believe...

March 25, 2013
Total Views: 53

Friday, March 22, 2013
Engineering News

ABS, Maersk Line, and GasLog Discuss Efficient Shipping

At the Connecticut Maritime Association “Shipping 2013” conference this week, the American Bureau of Shipping hosted an energy efficiency panel highlighting the value of energy management operations at sea.  Moderated by...

March 22, 2013
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

ICS Chairman Calls For Economic Sustainability In Shipping

Speaking yesterday at Connecticut Maritime Association’s Shipping 2013 conference in USA, Mr Masamichi Morooka, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, told delegates: “In a truly difficult economic climate like...

March 19, 2013
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Friday, March 15, 2013
Engineering News

DSME Delivers the Eagle Varna, the Latest Eco-Design Supertanker

AET announced today that they have accepted delivery of the Eagle Varna, a brand new 320,000 DWT VLCC recently built by DSME in Okpo, Korea. This new ship comes with...

March 15, 2013
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Monday, March 11, 2013
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Engineering News

Green Means Lean: Eco-Ships That Deliver

As a new wave of “eco-ships” enters the market, skepticism abounds about whether or not they deliver the benefits that they claim. There is concern that manufacturers and shipyards might...

March 11, 2013
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DSME Delivers Pair of Environmentally-Friendly Suezmaxes for Almi Tankers

Almi Sun and Almi Explorer have been delivered by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Shipyard (DSME) and have commenced operations. These ships are a further development of the Almi Horizon which was delivered back in 2011....

March 11, 2013
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Friday, March 8, 2013
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Engineering News

Propulsion-Enhancing Fins Installed on Hamburg Süd Containerships

Becker Twisted Fins, designed by Becker Marine Systems, were retrofitted onto seven “Santa” class container vessels of the fleet of liner shipping company Hamburg Sud. Each container vessel has a...

March 8, 2013
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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Engineering News

Scrubbing Up Well: The Evolving Market For Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems

Over the last few years, the exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) / scrubber market within the maritime industry has accelerated and with it so has scrubber technology innovation. However, the...

March 5, 2013
Total Views: 26

Friday, March 1, 2013
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Revised Chartering Contracts May Lead to More Efficient LNG Shipping Says Total

New chartering contracts for LNG are key to improving fuel efficiency in the sector, according to an official from French energy company Total. “The current system looks unbalanced” stated Jacque...

March 1, 2013
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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Certified LNG Tankers to Pay Lower Port Fees in Rotterdam

In a first for the industry, tankers transporting LNG will receive discounted port dues at the Port of Rotterdam. The discount of 6% will only apply to those LNG tankers...

February 20, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
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“Wrinkly” Hull Coating May Improve Shipping Efficiency

Ships may soon be able to shed the unwanted accumulation of bacteria and other marine growth with the flick of a switch. Researchers have developed a new material that can...

February 18, 2013
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

DNV Unveils Shipboard Carbon Capture System

Maritime carbon capture and storage (CCS) “feasible and can reduce emissions by 65%” OSLO and LONDON – Classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and Process Systems Enterprise Ltd. (PSE), a...

February 12, 2013
Total Views: 74