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Wärtsilä selected to power P&O ‘super ferries’
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Wärtsilä selected to power P&O ‘super ferries’

British ferry operator P&O Ferries has chosen Wärtsilä to power its new series of ‘super ferries’ that will benefit from a high level of fuel efficiency and reduced exhaust gas emissions. The contract is for two vessels, and the order was signed in Q1 2020. The vessels will be powered by the Wärtsilä 31 engine,...

Pilot LNG and GAC sign LNG supply agreement
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Pilot LNG and GAC sign LNG supply agreement

Texas-based Pilot LNG (Pilot) has laid the foundation for a partnership with GAC Bunker Fuels (GAC) for the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel from its proposed Galveston LNG Bunker Port terminal project. This will be the first dedicated LNG bunker terminal in the region. The two companies have executed a...

ABB delivers shore connection tech for Viking Line ferry
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ABB delivers shore connection tech for Viking Line ferry

Viking Line’s passenger ferry Viking XPRS is to make use of ABB Marine and Port’s shore connection technology during its stays at Estonia’s Port of Tallinn. The 2008-built ferry is deployed on the 2.5-hour route across the Baltic Sea between Tallinn, Estonia, and Helsinki, Finland, typically docking in the Estonian city twice a day. ABB’s...

Wallenius Marine Joins the International Windship Association
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Wallenius Marine Joins the International Windship Association

Swedish shipping company Wallenius Marine has joined the the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that brings together over 130 members from across the industry to promote and help facilitate the uptake of wind propulsion for commercial shipping. The announcement follows last month’s news which saw the unveiling of Wallenius Marine’s newly designed wind-powered...

Dual-fuel ME-GI engines to power newcastlemax bulkers
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Dual-fuel ME-GI engines to power newcastlemax bulkers

MAN Energy Solutions has received an order for 5 × 6G70ME-GI Mk 10.5 dual-fuel engines in connection with the construction of 5 × 210,000-dwt Newcastlemax bulkcarriers for EPS, the Singapore-based shipping company. EPS has sealed an agreement to charter the five LNG dual-fuel Newcastlemaxes to Australian mining giant, BHP, for a period of five years....

Knutsen shuttle tankers to go electric following ABB deal
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Knutsen shuttle tankers to go electric following ABB deal

Two new Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) will be equipped with battery technology and ABB electric solutions to achieve significant gains in fuel efficiency, operational flexibility and emissions reduction. The contract for the installation was secured with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The energy storage system was added at the request of the exploration and...

Isle of Man Ship Registry flags island’s new diesel electric hybrid ferry
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Isle of Man Ship Registry flags island’s new diesel electric hybrid ferry

A new diesel electric hybrid ferry being built for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will be flagged with the Isle of Man Ship Registry, extending a longstanding relationship between the two Manx organisations. The Steam Packet Company announced in July that it had signed a contract with South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for...

Kongsberg to deliver high-efficiency propulsion systems for RoPax vessels
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Kongsberg to deliver high-efficiency propulsion systems for RoPax vessels

Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai) to deliver a propulsion and manoeuvring system for two 230m roll-on, roll-off passenger (RoPax) vessels for Finnlines. The vessels are under construction at Weihai and expected to be delivered for deployment in the Baltic Sea by 2023. The ships will each have capacity...

​LR awards AiP to ammonia-fuelled ultra-large container ship
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​LR awards AiP to ammonia-fuelled ultra-large container ship

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and MAN Energy Solutions for its ammonia (NH3) fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra-large container ship design, a key result from a Joint Development Project (JDP) launched earlier this year focused on developing ammonia propulsion ships. It is the first AiP...

All-electric Niagara Falls ferries powered by ABB enter service
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All-electric Niagara Falls ferries powered by ABB enter service

Maid of the Mist has launched a new generation of ferries, running purely on sustainable electric power enabled by ABB. A pair of vessels installed with all-electric propulsion from ABB have been approved to enter service on October 6, 2020. The zero-emission ferries named the James V. Glynn and the Nikola Tesla, respectively in honor...

CMA CGM welcomes first of nine LNG-powered container ships
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CMA CGM welcomes first of nine LNG-powered container ships

The first of nine 23,000 TEU container ships powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been delivered to CMA CGM. The Jacques Saade joined CMA CGM Group’s fleet on September 23rd, becoming the largest LNG-powered container ship in the world. The new flagship is named after the CMA CGM founder, Jacques Saadé, a visionary and...

ABB to power new low emission P&O ferries
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ABB to power new low emission P&O ferries

ABB has won a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International to supply a full scope of integrated solutions that will reportedly cut fuel consumption by 40 per cent on two new P&O Ferries’ vessels. The hybrid propulsion solution, using electric power from 8.8MWh batteries and diesel generators, will cut fuel consumption and emissions on P&O Ferries’...