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ABB ELECTRICS FOR CHILEAN-BUILT HYBRID CRUISE SHIP

ABB ELECTRICS FOR CHILEAN-BUILT HYBRID CRUISE SHIP

ABB has been selected by the Astilleros y Servicios Navales (Asenav) shipyard based in Chile to provide a power and propulsion system for Antarctica21’s newbuild boutique expedition ship ‘Magellan Discoverer’. Due for delivery in 2026, the vessel is the first...

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DNV STUDY VALIDATES EFFICIENCY GAINS FOR ABB AND MAN DFE+ PROPULSION

DNV STUDY VALIDATES EFFICIENCY GAINS FOR ABB AND MAN DFE+ PROPULSION

According to ABB, classification society DNV has quantified the gains that owners of LNG carriers could expect to achieve using the new Dual Fuel, Electric+ (DFE+) solution developed by ABB and MAN Energy Solutions. Comprising MAN’s four-stroke 49/60DF dual fuel...

MAN LOW-NOx PROPULSION FOR FOUR TANKER NEWBUILDS

MAN LOW-NOx PROPULSION FOR FOUR TANKER NEWBUILDS

Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding and Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry in China have ordered four MAN 10L32/44CR medium speed main engines in connection with the construction of four 41,000 dwt oil-and-chemical tankers for German Tanker Shipping (GTS). The construction of the...

AZIPOD SERVICE AGREEMENT HELPS NCL DECARBONISE

AZIPOD SERVICE AGREEMENT HELPS NCL DECARBONISE

ABB and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have signed a long-term partnership agreement to accelerate the decarbonisation and digitalisation of the Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) fleet. Targeting increased safety and efficiency, the agreement covers 14 existing ships...

BRUNVOLL TO SUPPLY HYBRID SYSTEM FOR FJORD TOURIST VESSEL

BRUNVOLL TO SUPPLY HYBRID SYSTEM FOR FJORD TOURIST VESSEL

Brunvoll Mar-El has been contracted to deliver its standardised lightweight parallel hybrid solution for Rødne Fjord Cruise’s newest vessel, which will operate out of Bergen on guided tours in the area. Fast ferry builder Brødrene Aa has been chosen as both designer...

WinGD ANTICIPATES SIGNIFICANT LNGC X-DF ENGINE ORDERS

WinGD ANTICIPATES SIGNIFICANT LNGC X-DF ENGINE ORDERS

Swiss marine power company WinGD is expecting to secure the majority of dual-fuel engine orders for LNG carriers (LNGCs) being built in the second phase of QatarEnergy’s newbuilding project. With initial engine and technical specifications confirmed for nearly half of...

OFFSHORE POWER PLANT ORDER FOR MAN DUAL-FUEL ENGINES

OFFSHORE POWER PLANT ORDER FOR MAN DUAL-FUEL ENGINES

MAN Energy Solutions and Karpowership have signed a contract for the delivery of a total of 48 dual-fuel engines for Karpowership’s fleet of power plant ships (Powerships). The engine order consists of MAN 18V51/60DF dual-fuel engines with a mechanical output of 20.7...

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MAN’S LARGEST MEDIUM-SPEED ENGINES TO POWER TIER-III TSHD

MAN’S LARGEST MEDIUM-SPEED ENGINES TO POWER TIER-III TSHD

MAN Energy Solutions has won a contract from Dutch dredging and marine services company Royal Boskalis to supply three MAN 49/60 engines for a 31,000 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD). Each engine will feature a MAN Low-Pressure Selective Catalytic Reduction...

VOLVO PENTA BRINGS MORE  POWER OPTIONS TO COMMERCIAL MARKET

VOLVO PENTA BRINGS MORE  POWER OPTIONS TO COMMERCIAL MARKET

Volvo Penta is to introduce its new IPS Professional Platform, which builds on the company’s Inboard Performance System (IPS) and Electronic Vessel Control (EVC) technology with enhancements for larger vessels. The IPS Professional Platform is the next evolution of...

BATTERIES FOR INDIAN FERRIES ORDERED FROM ECHANDIA

BATTERIES FOR INDIAN FERRIES ORDERED FROM ECHANDIA

Swedish maritime battery system supplier Echandia has received an order from Marine Electricals (India) for six advanced battery systems to be installed in hybrid electric catamaran vessels. The vessels are designated for operation by the Inland Waterways Authority of...

MAN REPORTS CONTINUED DEMAND FOR LNG ENGINE WITH EGR

MAN REPORTS CONTINUED DEMAND FOR LNG ENGINE WITH EGR

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has ordered a total of eight 5G70ME-GA Mk. 10.5 engines in connection with the construction of four 174,000m3 LNG carriers. All eight engines will feature MAN Energy Solutions’ proprietary EGRBP (Exhaust Gas...

ACCELLERON TO PROVIDE EFFICIENCY OPTMISATION FOR HD HYUNDAI

ACCELLERON TO PROVIDE EFFICIENCY OPTMISATION FOR HD HYUNDAI

Turbocharger company Accelleron has signed an agreement with HD Hyundai Marine Solution (HD HMS) that simplifies access to its digital turbocharger optimisation solutions for vessels built or serviced by HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE). As part...

MoU SIGNED FOR KOREAN NUCLEAR-PROPULSION PROJECT

MoU SIGNED FOR KOREAN NUCLEAR-PROPULSION PROJECT

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined forces with Zodiac Maritime, HD KSOE and KEPCO E&C in a joint development project for the research and development of nuclear-propelled ship designs, including bulk carriers and containerships, with the parties signing a memorandum...

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