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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...

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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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HAMBURG HYBRID FERRY TRIO TO USE DANFOSS DRIVES

HAMBURG HYBRID FERRY TRIO TO USE DANFOSS DRIVES

Danfoss Power Solutions’ Editron division has been chosen to provide drivetrain systems for three hybrid passenger ferries that will operate on the Elbe River in Hamburg. German shipyard Schiffbau- u Entwicklungsgesellschaft Tangermünde (SET) will build the vessels...

PROPELLER BLADE UPGRADE CUTS FERRY FUEL CONSUMPTION AND EMISSIONS

PROPELLER BLADE UPGRADE CUTS FERRY FUEL CONSUMPTION AND EMISSIONS

Berg Propulsion has secured a substantial reduction in fuel consumption for a long-serving Baltic ferry, after a propeller blade replacement the supplier says can fit with 'any hub' which also met requirements to cut machinery vibrations. Stena Danica entered service...

SCANDLINES INVESTS IN NEW THRUSTERS FOR HIGH EFFICIENCY AND LOW NOISE

SCANDLINES INVESTS IN NEW THRUSTERS FOR HIGH EFFICIENCY AND LOW NOISE

Scandlines' double-ended ferry 'Prinsesse Benedikte', the last of four hybrid ferries operating between Puttgarden (Germany) and Rødby (Denmark), has had four new thrusters installed, being more efficient and thus energy-saving than the previous push thrusters. The €...

INLAND VESSEL TO BE RETROFITTED FOR ZERO EMISSIONS

INLAND VESSEL TO BE RETROFITTED FOR ZERO EMISSIONS

Netherlands-based battery technology company EST-Floattech has been selected by Future Proof Shipping of Rotterdam to supply equipment for the retrofitting of one of its inland container vessels, 'FPS Maas' with a zero-emissions hydrogen propulsion system. Future...

DAMEN PROPULSION SYSTEMS ADD EFFICIENCY FOR PUSH-TUGS

DAMEN PROPULSION SYSTEMS ADD EFFICIENCY FOR PUSH-TUGS

Damen Marine Components (DMC) has received another order for the supply of Flex Tunnels, complete rudder systems and Rotor Manoeuvring Systems (RMS), for two new pusher-barge combinations, being built at Den Breejen Shipyard of Hardinxveld-Giessendam. The yard will...

COSCO TO OFFER ANEMOI SAIL INSTALLATIONS

COSCO TO OFFER ANEMOI SAIL INSTALLATIONS

UK-based rotor sail company Anemoi Marine Technologies has reached an agreement with COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (CHI), one of China’s major shipbuilding organisations, with nine yards capable of up to 7.5m dwt annual production across all major vessel segments and...

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