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WÄRTSILÄ REPOWERS INLAND PUSHER VESSEL TO CUT EMISSIONS

WÄRTSILÄ REPOWERS INLAND PUSHER VESSEL TO CUT EMISSIONS

Wärtsilä is to carry out what it believes to be the most complete re-powering project ever performed on an inland waterway vessel, retrofitting the ‘Herkules V’ pusher vessel owned by Hidrovias do Brasil, to achieve notably increased efficiency, reduced emissions, and...

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COX MARINE SETS WORLD SPEED RECORD USING SUSTAINABLE FUEL

COX MARINE SETS WORLD SPEED RECORD USING SUSTAINABLE FUEL

UK diesel outboard manufacturer Cox Marine’s standard engine has set a new world speed record while operating on HVO fuel, showing a net CO2 saving over a comparable gasoline outboard of 94% with no loss of performance. The Cox Marine team and its vessel Pegasus...

ROLLS-ROYCE AND EST-FLOATTECH SIGN BATTERY CONTRACT

ROLLS-ROYCE AND EST-FLOATTECH SIGN BATTERY CONTRACT

Dutch company EST-Floattech's German office has signed a long-term framework contract with Rolls-Royce Power Systems for EST Floatech's Green Orca 1050 battery module which will provide energy for 10 newbuild ferries. The two companies are forming a partnership, and...

ABB SHAFT GENERATORS SUPPORT COSCO BOXSHIPS WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY

ABB SHAFT GENERATORS SUPPORT COSCO BOXSHIPS WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY

ABB has secured a contract with the shipyard Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry (Yangzhou), to equip 10 China Cosco Shipping Corporation container vessels with its permanent magnet shaft generator systems. The deal is considered to reaffim the growing appeal of the systems...

SCHOTTEL ELECTRIC PROPULSION FOR NEW CHINESE WTIVs

SCHOTTEL ELECTRIC PROPULSION FOR NEW CHINESE WTIVs

Four newly built Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIVs) for Ouyang Offshore in Shanghai will all be propelled by Schottel azimuth thrusters, with the first vessel to be delivered in the last quarter of 2022 and others to follow by June 2023. The new vessels have...

KOREA LOOKS TO NUCLEAR POWER FOR FUTURE SHIPS

KOREA LOOKS TO NUCLEAR POWER FOR FUTURE SHIPS

Korea Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, the intermediate holding company of HD Hyundai, is to invest US$ 30m in Terra Power, a small modular reactor (SMR) company founded by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Through this contract, Korea Offshore & Shipbuilding...

RENK CO2 REDUCTION SOLUTION APPROVED BY WinGD

RENK CO2 REDUCTION SOLUTION APPROVED BY WinGD

With WinGD announcing its approval, both of the main designers of two-stroke-engines now list the Integrated Front-end Power System (IFPS) by Renk as an approved power take-off (PTO) solution for two-stroke-engines. IFPS is offered as a solution to save fuel...

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Protea
ECOPELLER RETROFIT CUTS FUEL AND EMISSIONS BY 25%

ECOPELLER RETROFIT CUTS FUEL AND EMISSIONS BY 25%

Norwegian ferry operator Torghatten Trafikkselskap recently upgraded one of its ferries' propulsion systems, which involved the installation of two Schottel EcoPellers (SRE), a move which allowed the vessel’s energy consumption, and thus its environmental impact, to...

LARGE CORVUS ESS COMPLETES SEA TRIALS

LARGE CORVUS ESS COMPLETES SEA TRIALS

Corvus Energy says that the sea trial of its new energy storage system—the Corvus Blue Whale ESS—has been declared successful. In 2018, Corvus Energy started a new project to develop the next-generation energy storage system (ESS) for maritime applications. The...

MAN B&W DUAL-FUEL ORDERS PASS 1000-ENGINE MILESTONE

MAN B&W DUAL-FUEL ORDERS PASS 1000-ENGINE MILESTONE

MAN Energy Solutions has announced that its portfolio of two-stroke, dual-fuel engines, which can run on a variety of alternative fuels, including LNG, methanol, ethane and LPG, now exceeds more than 1,000 units on order or in service. The company notes that the new...

LNG NEWBUILDS TO BE POWERED WITH WinGD X-DF TECHNOLOGY

LNG NEWBUILDS TO BE POWERED WITH WinGD X-DF TECHNOLOGY

WinGD’s latest generation of X72DF-2.1 engines will power 25 vessels as part of the QatarEnergy’s North Field East (NFE) project, believed to be the biggest LNG carrier newbuilding project in history. The 50 dual-fuel engines which feature the new on-engine iCER were...

DUAL-FUEL RETROFITS FOR TWO CHINESE LPG CARRIERS

DUAL-FUEL RETROFITS FOR TWO CHINESE LPG CARRIERS

MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division, MAN PrimeServ, has signed a contract to retrofit two LPG carriers for Tianjin Southwest Maritime, a Chinese liquefied gas carrier operator. The Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry (Guangdong) yard will host the conversions of the...

LARGE METHANOL TWO-STROKES ORDERED FROM MAN FOR MAERSK SEXTET

LARGE METHANOL TWO-STROKES ORDERED FROM MAN FOR MAERSK SEXTET

Hyundai’s shipbuilding division (HHI-SBD) has ordered six MAN B&W G95ME-C10.5-LGIM dual-fuel main engines in connection with the construction of six 17,000 TEU container vessels for AP Moller–Maersk. Hyundai’s engine machinery division (HHI-EMD) will build the...

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