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Boskalis converts hull with Wärtsilä thruster solution
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Boskalis converts hull with Wärtsilä thruster solution

A comprehensive thruster solution from the technology group Wärtsilä will enable Netherlands based Boskalis to convert an existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2. In addition to addressing the technical challenges imposed by the project, Wärtsilä has also committed to meeting a demanding delivery schedule for the equipment. The order with Wärtsilä was...

BW LPG orders further four LPG engine retrofits from MAN ES
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BW LPG orders further four LPG engine retrofits from MAN ES

Oslo-listed BW LPG, the first shipowner to place retrofit orders for the MAN B&W ME-LGIP LPG-powered engine, has now exercised an option in the initial contract and ordered a further four retrofits from MAN Energy Solutions. The initial contract covered the first retrofitting of four MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 HFO-burning engines to 6G60ME-C9.5-LGIP LPG-propelled dual-fuel engines....

Bulugo digital platform simplifies fuels and lubricants procurement
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Bulugo digital platform simplifies fuels and lubricants procurement

A new online platform has been developed to help ship operators source marine fuels and lubricants in ports across the world. Digital disruption is coming to the marine fuels and lubricants market with the launch of a new sourcing platform set to simplify business for both buyers and sellers. Bulugo’s easy-to-use, purpose-built platform – available...

Wind-assisted cargo ship starts North Sea operations
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Wind-assisted cargo ship starts North Sea operations

A wind-assisted vessel retrofitted with the eConowind Ventifoil system in January 2020 has begun operations in the North Sea. The 3,600 DWT general cargo vessel MV Ankie of Jan van Dam Shipping was fitted with modular Ventifoil units in the form of wings with vents and an internal fan that use boundary layer suction for...

NCL secures hybrid scrubber deal with Wärtsilä
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NCL secures hybrid scrubber deal with Wärtsilä

Two cruise vessels owned and operated by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) will be fitted with Wärtsilä hybrid scrubber systems, customised to meet the specific needs of the two ships. The scrubbers will ensure that the two 325 metres long cruise liners, Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, remain compliant with the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap of...

SCF Group expands LNG fleet
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SCF Group expands LNG fleet

SCF Group has expanded its liquefied natural gas (LNG) fleet with a naming ceremony held on February 4, 2020 to mark the latest addition. The event was held at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries’ shipyard, Republic of Korea. The SCF La Perouse, named after Jean-François de la Pérouse, a French explorer of the Pacific, is an...

Ultragas takes delivery of four Langh Tech scrubbers
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Ultragas takes delivery of four Langh Tech scrubbers

Danish shipping company Ultragas ApS has confirmed delivery of Langh Tech scrubbers to four of its semi-refrigerated gas tankers. The cooperation between Langh Tech and Ultragas started in summer 2018 and the deal includes the components for the scrubber system, commissioning, crew training and classification for four identical sister gas tanker vessels. The Langh Tech...

Toyota develops fuel cell system for maritime applications
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Toyota develops fuel cell system for maritime applications

Toyota, official partner of the energy-autonomous hydrogen vessel Energy Observer has developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications, with its first delivery destined for Energy Observer. Embarking in June 2017 from Saint-Malo Port in France, Energy Observer is an electrically propelled vessel of the future that is operated using a mix of renewable energies...

EDF supports wind power start-up Neoline
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EDF supports wind power start-up Neoline

In  December  2019,  EDF  and  Neoline  signed  a  specific agreement for the issue of Energy Saving Certificates (ESC) which  confirms  and  enhances  the  high  environmental performance of the owner’s future commercial sailing vessels. Based  on  the  Neoliner,  a  136-meter  long  pilot  vessel  with 4200 square meters of sail, EDF has conducted studies with its R&D...

MAN Energy Solutions launches fluid monitor for lube oil
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MAN Energy Solutions launches fluid monitor for lube oil

MAN Energy Solutions has launched a new monitor for lube oil to help owners monitor on an ongoing basis the degradation and contamination of lube oil. The MAN Fluid Monitor for lube oil is a light and robust system that immediately detects the tiniest anomalies in the lube-oil systems of four-stroke engines, turbomachinery and auxiliary...

Three Finnlines newbuilds go green with Wärtsilä hybrid systems
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Three Finnlines newbuilds go green with Wärtsilä hybrid systems

Three new RoRo ferries being built at the Nanjing Jinling shipyard in China for Finnlines will be fitted with Wärtsila’s Hybrid Power Conversion system. Finnlines, which is part of the Italian Grimaldi Group, placed the order with Wärtsilä in Q4 2019. The hybrid solution, which includes a 5000 kWh energy storage system, will enable these...

WinGD advances clean fuel research with flexible injector concept
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WinGD advances clean fuel research with flexible injector concept

WinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel) has bolstered its investment in fuel research with the development of a flexible injection system. In a released whitepaper, ‘Flexible Injector to Advance Alternative Fuels Research’, the engine designers describe how the concept will play a crucial role in its investigations into low-carbon liquid fuels and engine injection concepts to...