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Greenland research vessel opts for MAN hybrid propulsion package
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Greenland research vessel opts for MAN hybrid propulsion package

A new vessel for the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources will feature a complete MAN propulsion package including MAN 27/38 and 175D engines, a 5-bladed MAN Alpha propeller and both remote-control and MAN HyProp systems. The MAN propulsion package comprises: 1 × MAN 8L27/38 Tier III with a MAN SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) system 1...

Smart Green Shipping Alliance to develop digital wind tool
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Smart Green Shipping Alliance to develop digital wind tool

Smart Green Shipping Alliance (SGSA) has announced plans to develop a prototype digital tool that will enable the accurate quantification of available wind for any ship, on any route. The SGSA will receive a grant from the European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre United Kingdom (ESA BIC UK) as part of a business support package...

Norwegian shipowner selects MAN Cryo LNG fuel-gas system for LoLo newbuild
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Norwegian shipowner selects MAN Cryo LNG fuel-gas system for LoLo newbuild

Norwegian shipowner Egil Ulvan Rederi has confirmed it will take delivery of an LNG fuel-gas supply system from MAN Cryo for its multipurpose palletised cargo and refrigerated vessel newbuild, also known as a LoLo (Lift-on/Lift-off). MAN Cryo, MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer, will supply the following: A vertical, vacuum-insulated 364 m3 LNG tank...

Corsica cuts port emissions with ABB shore power system
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Corsica cuts port emissions with ABB shore power system

Three Corsica Linea ferries are using ABB’s shore power technology to cut emissions and noise pollution when berthed at the Port of Marseille, France. Instead of running diesel-fuelled auxiliary engines, Paglia Orba, Jean Nicoli and Pascal Paoli ferries will use electricity for power at berth. Each of the three vessels is being modified to feature...

Wasaline ferry to get Wärtsilä power and navigation system
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Wasaline ferry to get Wärtsilä power and navigation system

A new Wasaline RoPax ferry, currently under construction at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) yard in Finland, has chosen Wärtsilä’s Nacos Platinum navigation and communication system. This latest order, placed with Wärtsilä in August, is in addition to the comprehensive package of Wärtsilä products, systems, and integrated solutions ordered earlier. These solutions include Wärtsilä 31DF...

ABB Azipods to power Oldendorff’s newbuild bulkers
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ABB Azipods to power Oldendorff’s newbuild bulkers

German bulk carrier company Oldendorff Carriers has confirmed that ABB’s Azipod electric propulsion units will be fitted to two newbuild bulk carriers. Each 21,500 DWT vessel will feature two 1.9MW Azipod units. ABB will also supply a wide range of electric, digital and connected solutions, including main diesel-electric power plant, generators, bow thruster motors, transformers,...

Hempel launches new fuel-saving fouling defence system
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Hempel launches new fuel-saving fouling defence system

Hempel has launched a new three-coat fouling defence system Hempaguard MaX, which delivers a guaranteed maximum speed loss of 1.2 per cent over five years*. Hempaguard MaX is applied in three layers, cutting application time and reducing the time vessels need to spend in dry-dock by up to two days. The three-coat system reduces drag...

Hurtigruten chooses Wärtsilä to help meet green shipping goals
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Hurtigruten chooses Wärtsilä to help meet green shipping goals

Wärtsilä has confirmed it will supply a broad scope of solutions to support Hurtigruten’s push for greener and more sustainable shipping. Expedition cruise line Hurtigruten is converting an additional three vessels to become premium, hybrid powered expedition cruise ships. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in Q2 2019 and covers the ‘MS Finnmarken’, the first...

ClassNK releases guidelines on wind-assisted propulsion
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ClassNK releases guidelines on wind-assisted propulsion

ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships. The Guidelines aim to contribute to the safe integrity and design of wind powered technology and the ships that are installed with it. As environmental regulations tighten, wind power for auxiliary propulsion is attracting attention as one of the underlying technologies for accomplishing low...

Sovcomflot and NOVATEK sign SMART joint venture agreement
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Sovcomflot and NOVATEK sign SMART joint venture agreement

Sovcomflot and PAO NOVATEK have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture SMART LLC. The purpose of the joint venture is to ensure safe year-round maritime liquefied natural gas (LNG) logistics from the Arctic LNG-2 and other current and prospective projects of Novatek. The newly established company will work with the relevant shipyard to...

AIDA plans for fleet electrification with Corvus Energy
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AIDA plans for fleet electrification with Corvus Energy

AIDA Cruises has signed an agreement with marine battery supplier Corvus Energy to electrify the AIDA fleet, starting in 2020. AIDA Cruises, which is part of Carnival Corporation, says that the goal of the partnership is to allow for the practical use of electrical energy from battery storage systems onboard large cruise ships. The pilot...

Bergen Tankers selects Høglund cargo handling system for LNG bunker
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Bergen Tankers selects Høglund cargo handling system for LNG bunker

Bergen Tankers has confirmed that Høglund will deliver a cargo handling system (CHS) for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel Bergen LNG. As part of a long-term charter with Shell Gasnor, the vessel will be the first LNG bunkering vessel to operate in Norway and will be retrofitted from an existing fuel oil bunkering...