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DAMEN DELIVERS ALL-ELECTRIC TUG TO NEW ZEALAND

DAMEN DELIVERS ALL-ELECTRIC TUG TO NEW ZEALAND

Damen’s first all-electric harbour tug, an RSD-E Tug 2513, with 70t bollard pull, has been handed over to its new owner, Ports of Auckland (POAL) in New Zealand. The tug had been known as 'Sparky', but has now received its Māori name, Tiaki. The 25m tug is capable of...

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MAN, STENA AND PROMAN JOIN ON METHANOL RETROFIT PROJECT

MAN, STENA AND PROMAN JOIN ON METHANOL RETROFIT PROJECT

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Stena Teknik – Stena’s inhouse R&D division – and Proman – the world’s second largest methanol producer – regarding their mutual cooperation on a project to retrofit MAN 48/60 engines to make...

MOL TO BUILD SECOND BULKER WITH WIND POWER

MOL TO BUILD SECOND BULKER WITH WIND POWER

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has reported that it intends to equip a second bulk carrier with the Wind Challenger hard sail system, which harnesses the power of wind to propel the vessel. MOL Group company MOL Drybulk will operate the vessel, which will transport wood...

SCHOTTEL IMPROVES LAKE VICTORIA FERRY PROPULSION EFFICIENCY

SCHOTTEL IMPROVES LAKE VICTORIA FERRY PROPULSION EFFICIENCY

Schottel has supplied a new propulsion system for a 37-year old ferry, one of nearly 40 operating on Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, where water transport is relied on to move people and vital goods. The Sengerema's existing propulsion units had reached...

PRIMESERV MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR PIONEERING DUAL-FUEL DREDGER

PRIMESERV MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR PIONEERING DUAL-FUEL DREDGER

MAN PrimeServ, the after-sales service brand of MAN Energy Solutions, has signed a long-term service agreement (LTSA) with GIE Dragages-Ports, which includes inspection kits and preventative maintenance services as well as remote assistance (PrimeServ Assist) and...

DUAL-FUEL ENGINES IMPRESS AT 36,000 HOURS RUNTIME

DUAL-FUEL ENGINES IMPRESS AT 36,000 HOURS RUNTIME

CSSC Marine Service Co (CMS), the equipment service subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC), has successfully completed what it says is the first ever 36,000 running hours major maintenance on dual-fuel (DF) marine engines, carried out by CMS Korea at the...

MAN OFFERS ENGINE UPGRADE FOR GREENER OPERATION

MAN OFFERS ENGINE UPGRADE FOR GREENER OPERATION

MAN PrimeServ, MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales brand, is now offering its customers the opportunity to retrofit older MAN 48/60 engines to the newer MAN 51/60 specification as part of its new ‘lifecycle upgrade’ offering. The upgrade enables customers to prepare...

WinGD JOINT VENTURE OFFERS CII INSIGHTS

WinGD JOINT VENTURE OFFERS CII INSIGHTS

Swiss marine power company WinGD has signed a proof-of-concept agreement with emissions data specialist Chord X to develop digital solutions focused on sustainability in shipping, including development of component-level insights into carbon intensity indicator (CII)...

DANFOSS EQUIPMENT FOR FRENCH HYBRID BUOY-LAYING SHIP

DANFOSS EQUIPMENT FOR FRENCH HYBRID BUOY-LAYING SHIP

Danfoss Power Solutions’ Editron division will power a new hybrid-electric buoy-laying vessel for the Armement des Phares et Balises, the French government’s department responsible for signaling dangers and marking shipping routes along the French coast. The vessel...

FIRST J-ENG MONOFUEL ENGINE DEMONSTRATED ON BIO-DIESEL

FIRST J-ENG MONOFUEL ENGINE DEMONSTRATED ON BIO-DIESEL

Japan Engine Corporation (J-Eng), the joint venture company between Mitsubishi and Kobe Diesel, has announced that the first 6UEC35LSJ diesel engine for MGO-mono-fuelled/stratified water injection has been completed, and will be delivered to Onomichi Dockyard as the...

VOITH INNOVATIONS TARGET SUSTAINABILITY

VOITH INNOVATIONS TARGET SUSTAINABILITY

Voith Turbo is introducing several products targeting efficiency and lower emissions. A new electric Voith Schneider Propeller (eVSP), Voith meets the rising demand for resource-saving and energy-efficient mobility concepts for maritime applications. The new system...

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