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Marine fuel & lubricant news

CASTROL PUTS OIL EXPERTS ‘ONBOARD’

CASTROL PUTS OIL EXPERTS ‘ONBOARD’

Marine lubricant supplier Castrol has launched a 'Get an expert on board' technical service with collaboration at its core, to allow industry access to Castrol’s team of marine experts to provide intelligent insight on areas such as operational performance anywhere,...

EXXONMOBIL LEADS PARTNERSHIP TO PRODUCE GREEN FUEL IN NORWAY

EXXONMOBIL LEADS PARTNERSHIP TO PRODUCE GREEN FUEL IN NORWAY

ExxonMobil, Grieg Edge, North Ammonia and GreenH are looking to produce and distribute green ammonia and hydrogen out of the Slagen terminal at Slagentangen in the Oslofjord, developing a future energy industry at the location. The four partners have signed a...

Water & waste management news

TURNKEY BIO-SEA BWTS INSTALLATION FOR MSC CARGO SHIP

TURNKEY BIO-SEA BWTS INSTALLATION FOR MSC CARGO SHIP

The 'MSC Caledonia II', formerly named 'Caledonia', has been retrofitted with a Bio-Sea ballast water treatment system (BWTS) in a scope of supply that marks the successful completion of the French Bio-UV Group’s first full turnkey BWTS project. The 3,5079 dwt general...

DAMEN TO PROMOTE BAWAT GREEN BWMS

DAMEN TO PROMOTE BAWAT GREEN BWMS

Damen Shipyards Group and Swedish company Bawat have agreed that Damen Green Solutions is given the rights to sell, install and promote Bawat’s ship-based ballast water management system (BWMS) which uses waste heat rather than chemicals or UV lamps. Damen says it has...

Marine environment & clean shipping news

A.P. MOLLER FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES MORE TO ADVANCE DECARBONISATION

A.P. MOLLER FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES MORE TO ADVANCE DECARBONISATION

The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping has received a second donation, worth DKK 320m, from the A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation in recognition of the Centre’s ability to accelerate the decarbonization of the maritime industry...

GETTING TO ZERO COALITION TO DEVELOP DECARBONISATION ACTION PLAN

GETTING TO ZERO COALITION TO DEVELOP DECARBONISATION ACTION PLAN

Close to 100 representatives from across the maritime value chain have convened in Copenhagen for the Getting to Zero Coalition’s annual working session, with the objective of turning the ambition of a full decarbonisation of the maritime sector by 2050 into a...

Marine propulsion & machinery news

WinGD LAUNCHES SUSTAINABILITY ADVICE SERVICE

WinGD LAUNCHES SUSTAINABILITY ADVICE SERVICE

Swiss marine power company WinGD has introduced a new battery-hybrid power integration and sustainability advisory service, to be known as X-EL Energy Solutions. By integrating two-stroke marine engine control into the electrified vessel power system, X-EL Energy...

WÄRTSILÄ HYBRID POWER FOR BRITTANY FERRIES’ NEWBUILDS

WÄRTSILÄ HYBRID POWER FOR BRITTANY FERRIES’ NEWBUILDS

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its hybrid propulsion system for three new ro-pax vessels currently in build for Stena RoRo, for long-term charter to Brittany Ferries for operation between Portsmouth, UK, and the northern French ports of Caen and St Malo. Two...

Marine coatings & hull protection news

APC TANK COATING SAVES TIME AND ENERGY FOR TURKISH OPERATORS

APC TANK COATING SAVES TIME AND ENERGY FOR TURKISH OPERATORS

US-based ship tank coating manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has won a new deal to supply two new chemical tankers being built in Turkey. APC's Turkish division begins work this month applying APC’s MarineLINE coating system on the projects. The new build...

COATING WILL ENHANCE FUEL EFFICIENCY OF NEW JOSCO BOXSHIPS

COATING WILL ENHANCE FUEL EFFICIENCY OF NEW JOSCO BOXSHIPS

Nippon Paint Marine says that it nano-based antifouling Fastar I has been selected for three energy-efficient 1091 TEU container ships the Tsuneishi Group is building for China’s Jiangsu Ocean Shipping Co (JOSCO). The first in the series, Hull No SS297, is nearing...

Maritime regulatory news

DIGITAL LOG BOOKS INCLUDE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL RECORDS

DIGITAL LOG BOOKS INCLUDE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL RECORDS

LogCentral, OneOcean’s electronic record book solution, has been expanded, furthering the company’s environmental offering by integrating record keeping into the environmental suite. Four new record books have been added to LogCentral, as well as the confirmation of...

IWSA NOW HAS CONSULTATIVE STATUS AT IMO

IWSA NOW HAS CONSULTATIVE STATUS AT IMO

IMO has granted full consultative status to the International Windship Association (IWSA), a move that IWSA says will help bring wind-assisted and primary wind propulsion issues to the fore as the technology segment continues to grow and the industry looks to this...

Ship design & naval architecture news

ULSTEIN DEVELOPS HYBRID HEAVY TRANSPORT SHIP FOR SINGAPORE

ULSTEIN DEVELOPS HYBRID HEAVY TRANSPORT SHIP FOR SINGAPORE

Singapore-based Vallianz Holdings has contracted Ulstein Design & Solutions for the development of a new, hybrid heavy transport vessel (HTV), a customised version of the Ulstein HX120 design, which will feature dual-fuel engines and a battery energy storage...

SOV CONCEPT MEETS DEMAND FOR OFFSHORE WIND SUPPORT

SOV CONCEPT MEETS DEMAND FOR OFFSHORE WIND SUPPORT

Shipping companies James Fisher and Graig Shipping have unveiled a new service operation vessel (SOV) design concept, in conjunction with Ulstein Design & Solutions and DNV. The Ulstein Twin X-Stern vessel, designated Ulstein SX221 Diamond SOV, will support the...

Shipbuilding & ship repair news

SECOND ENABLER VESSEL DELIVERED TO WALLENIUS SOL

SECOND ENABLER VESSEL DELIVERED TO WALLENIUS SOL

Chinese shipyard CIMC Raffles has handed over the second of two multi-fuel ice-rated con-ro vessels, 'Baltic Enabler', to the Wallenius SOL shipping line. , Ragnar Johansson, MD Wallenius SOL, said: “It’s fantastic that we can soon put both sister ships in regular...

NES TO PROVIDE BATTERY PACKAGE FOR SUBSEA CONSTRUCTION VESSEL

NES TO PROVIDE BATTERY PACKAGE FOR SUBSEA CONSTRUCTION VESSEL

Volstad Maritime has contracted Norwegian Electric Systems  (NES) to deliver the battery package and associated control system for battery charging to the 'Volantis' subsea construction vessel. NES, which specialises in sustainable energy design and smart...

Ship classification news

AMMONIA REFUELLING VESSELS GAINS ABS AiP

AMMONIA REFUELLING VESSELS GAINS ABS AiP

ABS has issued approval in principle (AIP) to Keppel Offshore & Marine for the ammonia-fuelled ammonia bunker vessel at the heart of Project Sabre, an initiative from a consortium of maritime organisations to develop an ammonia bunker supply chain in Singapore. As...

ClassNK ENDORSES FUEL ADDITIVES

ClassNK ENDORSES FUEL ADDITIVES

Classification Society ClassNK has granted its Innovation Endorsement for Products and Solutions to the Octamar Combustion Catalyst Series of Innospec Limited, a subsidiary of Innospec Inc which manufactures and distributes speciality chemicals. In July 2020, to...

Ship’s deck & cargo news

MACGREGOR TO SUPPLY RO-RO EQUIPMENT FOR THREE HYBRID FERRIES

MACGREGOR TO SUPPLY RO-RO EQUIPMENT FOR THREE HYBRID FERRIES

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply comprehensive packages of ro-ro equipment for three pro-ecological, low-emission vessels powered by four LNG engines of dual-fuel type with battery assistance (hybrid). These RoPax ferries will be built at...

MacGREGOR EQUIPMENT FOR LNG-FUELLED RO-RO

MacGREGOR EQUIPMENT FOR LNG-FUELLED RO-RO

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been selected to supply ro-ro equipment for a LNG-powered vessel being built by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for the Tasmanian-based Australian shipping company, SeaRoad, scheduled to be delivered in the last quarter of...

Marine electronics & digitalisation news

HOPPE TO CONTRIBUTE TO ACCELLERON DATA ANALYSIS ENHANCEMENTS

HOPPE TO CONTRIBUTE TO ACCELLERON DATA ANALYSIS ENHANCEMENTS

Accelleron, as ABB Turbocharging is now known, has signed a partnership agreement with Hoppe Marine, a German provider of maritime measurement solutions, to facilitate rapid onboard data collection for Accelleron’s ’s digital solutions used in dedicated engine...

DIGITAL COLLABORATION AIMS TO OPTIMISE SHIP EFFICIENCY

DIGITAL COLLABORATION AIMS TO OPTIMISE SHIP EFFICIENCY

Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) manufacturer and maritime Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure provider Danelec has signed a partnership agreement with Accelleron, the company formerly known as  ABB Turbocharging. The partnership aims to offer a comprehensive...

Offshore marine news

PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP FIRST ASIAN HYBRID CTV

PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP FIRST ASIAN HYBRID CTV

Strategic Marine has partnered with Sea Forrest Power Solutions (SFP) to develop and supply Asia’s first hybrid crew transfer vessel (CTV) targeted at the growing global offshore renewables sector. When fully operational, 24 offshore service/industrial personnel and...

ACTA ORDERS ULSTEIN-DESIGNED METHANOL-FUELLED CSOV PAIR

ACTA ORDERS ULSTEIN-DESIGNED METHANOL-FUELLED CSOV PAIR

Acta Marine has placed an order for two Ulstein Twin X-Stern Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) to a new SX216 design from Ulstein Design & Solutions, with options for two additional vessels, to be delivered with dual-fuel methanol/diesel power plants....

Maritime business news

NORSEPOWER WINS BACKING FOR CHINESE ROTOR SAIL PRODUCTION

NORSEPOWER WINS BACKING FOR CHINESE ROTOR SAIL PRODUCTION

Finnish company Norsepower has signed a loan agreement with Nefco, the Nordic Green Bank, which will accelerate Rotor Sail production within Asia. Norsepower’s Rotor Sail technology provides auxiliary wind propulsion for shipping with installations already onboard...

ONEOCEAN JOINS LR GROUP

ONEOCEAN JOINS LR GROUP

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has acquired OneOcean, a supplier of voyage compliance, safety and environmental solutions, from private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe. LR says this move will accelerate its ambitions to be the maritime industry’s trusted adviser for...

Maritime & emissions research news

KOREAN REGISTER AND DSME TO COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMY

KOREAN REGISTER AND DSME TO COLLABORATE ON AUTONOMY

The Korean Register (KR) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to jointly research the development of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) technology. KR describes MASS as the next generation of...

CONOSHIP JOINS MARITIME CARBON CAPTURE PROJECT

CONOSHIP JOINS MARITIME CARBON CAPTURE PROJECT

Dutch design and engineering consultancy Conoship is participating in the EverLoNG project, led by TNO, which aims to demonstrate Ship Based Carbon Capture on board two LNG-fuelled ships, owned and operated by project partners TotalEnergies and Heerema Marine...

Maritime safety & security news

WÄRTSILÄ CAMERA SYSTEM GIVES ALL-ROUND VIEW

WÄRTSILÄ CAMERA SYSTEM GIVES ALL-ROUND VIEW

Wärtsilä Voyage has launched its Smart Panoramic Edge Camera System (SPECS), designed to significantly enhance marine safety by providing a 360 degree view of the vessel and its surroundings, streamed directly to the bridge in real-time, thus improving situational...

UNIONS QUESTION SAFETY ASPECTS OF P&O FERRIES’ GREEN NEWBUILDS

UNIONS QUESTION SAFETY ASPECTS OF P&O FERRIES’ GREEN NEWBUILDS

Maritime professionals' organisation Nautilus International, along with other unions representing seamen and officers on ro-ro and ro-pax vessels have spoken out at length about P&O Ferries decision to, with minimal notice, terminate the employment of 800...

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