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Bulkship Management opts for Alfa Laval BWTS
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Bulkship Management opts for Alfa Laval BWTS

Oslo-based shipmanger Bulkship Management has signed an agreement with Alfa Laval for the installation of 30 PureBallast 3 Compact Flex ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) over the next four years. The agreement also includes commissioning and training. Individual BWTS will handle flows of 250, 500, 600 or 1000 m3/h. All of the BWTS will have...

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds christening ceremony for fuel-efficient LPG carrier
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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding holds christening ceremony for fuel-efficient LPG carrier

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has held a christening ceremony in Yokohama for a fuel-efficient liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier currently under construction for JX Ocean. The new ship, Future Ace, will be the twelfth of Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s latest third-generation, 83,000m3-class LPG carriers. The vessel will be highly energy efficient,...

CMA CGM bunkers biofuel for new project
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CMA CGM bunkers biofuel for new project

IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam have announced a partnership to test and scale the use of sustainable marine biofuel oil. CMA CGM’s container vessel will commence bunkering on March 19, marking the start of the testing phase. The biofuel has been developed by GoodFuels. It...

Retrofit bottleneck a reality, says Goltens’ Maarten Jeronimus
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Retrofit bottleneck a reality, says Goltens’ Maarten Jeronimus

Urgency around the installation of scrubbers and ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) has set in according to Maarten Jeronimus, VP Goltens Europe and responsible for Goltens Worldwide Green Technologies. “Whether it’s exhaust cleaning or ballast water management, they know there’s no way around compliance. But so many have waited to make their moves that the...

Hapag-Lloyd selects MAN Energy Solutions for LNG conversion pilot
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Hapag-Lloyd selects MAN Energy Solutions for LNG conversion pilot

Hapag-Lloyd has signed an agreement with MAN Energy Solutions to convert its 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation, capable of running on both heavy fuel oil (HFO) and liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Sajir currently operates with a MAN B&W 9S90ME-C engine and will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI (Gas Injection)...

Wind propulsion tech granted type approval
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Wind propulsion tech granted type approval

Norsepower’s wind propulsion solution, the Rotor Sail, has received the first-ever type approval design certificate granted to an auxiliary wind propulsion system on-board a commercial ship. The type approval was granted by DNV GL following a design assessment of Norsepower’s 30m x 5m Rotor Sail. The certification means that vessels operating with the Rotor Sail...

Lindblad confirms order with Ulstein for second polar expedition vessel
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Lindblad confirms order with Ulstein for second polar expedition vessel

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has signed an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein to build a new polar vessel with greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions than previous expedition ships. The new ship will be built to the highest ice class category (PC5 Category A) and will feature Ulstein’s X-BOW concept, which generates a...

Viking Cruises opts for seawater lubricated propulsion solution
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Viking Cruises opts for seawater lubricated propulsion solution

A sixth Viking Cruises vessel has been delivered with Thordon Bearings’ seawater-lubricated propeller shaft system. The COMPAC system by Thordon Bearings is zero polluting as there is no need for oil. Fuel consumption and emissions are reduced as the viscous friction acting on the rotating shaft is lower with seawater than oil. COMPAC does not...

South Korea chooses GE DP system for training vessel
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South Korea chooses GE DP system for training vessel

Pukyong National University (PKNU), South Korea, has chosen GE’s Power Conversion business to provide the SeaStream Dynamic Positioning (DP) system for its training fisheries industry training vessel. GE’s SeaStream DP enables the ship to perform operations such as controlling horizontal movement or holding position against harsh wind and in choppy waters with stability, safety and...

Havila Kystruten powers newbuilds with Corvus battery pack
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Havila Kystruten powers newbuilds with Corvus battery pack

Havila Kystruten has confirmed it will install the world’s largest battery pack on-board its coastal vessels. A contract has been signed between Corvus Energy and Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to deliver and integrate the battery pack on-board the Havila vessels. Corvus Energy will deliver an air-cooled energy storage system (ESS) with Corvus’ patented single-cell thermal...

23 per cent discount to vessels using Wärtsilä EnergoProFin at Vancouver port
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23 per cent discount to vessels using Wärtsilä EnergoProFin at Vancouver port

Wärtsilä’s energy saving propeller cap that delivers average fuel savings of 2 per cent has been listed in the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s 2019 EcoAction program. Vessels calling at the Port of Vancouver using this technology will benefit from a 23 per cent discount on harbour dues. The technology, EnergoProFin incorporates fins that rotate together...

MAN introduces new TCT Turbocharger series
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MAN introduces new TCT Turbocharger series

MAN Energy Solutions has unveiled its new TCT turbocharger series, providing efficiency levels of up to 80 per cent on its two-stage turbocharging solution. The TCT is aimed at low-speed engines and is suitable for two-stage turbocharging on four-stroke engines. The turbochargers are compatible with conventional fuel and dual-fuel engines in both marine and power...