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Goltens selected for 37 BWTS retrofits
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Goltens selected for 37 BWTS retrofits

Goltens’ Worldwide Green Technologies Division Asia has announced contracts with NYK Bulk & Projects Carrier (NBP) and BW LPG for support in retrofitting a total of 37 vessels with ballast water treatment systems (BWTS). The NBP order is for 25 bulk carriers. The scope of the contract with Goltens includes 3D laser scanning and modeling...

Maersk Supply Service completes fleet renewal programme
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Maersk Supply Service completes fleet renewal programme

Maersk Supply Service has completed its Fleet Renewal Programme with the arrival of the Starfish AHTS (anchor handling tug supply vessel) delivered Thursday February 14 from Kleven Yard. The latest arrival takes the total number of newbuild vessels delivered to ten, with 23 divested over the last three years. All vessels have been designed to...

MOL offers discount on PBCF to Green Award ships
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MOL offers discount on PBCF to Green Award ships

MOL Techno-Trade, a MOL Group company, has joined the Green Award as an incentive provider, giving a 3 per cent discount on its propeller boss cap fins (PBCF) to ships certified by the Green Award. The PBCF was created by MOL, Japan Fluid Engineering Laboratory, and Nakashima-Mitsuwa Propeller to improve the energy efficiency of propellers. Approximately 3,300 ships...

South Florida terminal takes delivery of zero emission cranes
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South Florida terminal takes delivery of zero emission cranes

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a deal to supply six Kalmar zero emission rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) to South Florida Container Terminal (SFCT). According to Kalmar, this will make the container terminal the first in the United States that has 100 per cent zero-emission RTG cranes. The RTG cranes, which are also the first...

ABB electric propulsion system for Icelandic ferry
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ABB electric propulsion system for Icelandic ferry

The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration’s new ferry will be powered by ABB’s integrated power and electric storage solutions for safe and low emission operation in harsh environments. The ferry will feature a large battery pack with 3,000kWh capacity, designed to operate in full electric mode for the majority of the time. ABB is providing...

VARD chooses PG Flow Solutions for Yara Birkeland
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VARD chooses PG Flow Solutions for Yara Birkeland

Norwegian shipyard VARD has contracted PG Flow Solutions to supply the engine room pump system to the world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel, the Yara Birkeland. The NOK 250 million vessel will be installed with a complete engine room pump system with coolers for the vessel’s battery pack and tunnel thrusters, bilge pumps, ballast...

Hagland and Wärtsilä partner on short-sea shipping hybrid retrofit
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Hagland and Wärtsilä partner on short-sea shipping hybrid retrofit

Hagland Shipping has signed an agreement with Wärtsilä to take delivery of a hybrid retrofit short-sea shipping vessel that will cut emissions and save up to 10 per cent on fuel costs. The Hagland Captain, a general cargo vessel owned by Hagland Shipping, will undergo installation of a Wärtsilä battery hybrid propulsion solution to improve...

MAN LPG engine to power Chinese VLGC newbuild
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MAN LPG engine to power Chinese VLGC newbuild

Chinese shipping company Tianjin Southwest Maritime (TSM) has secured a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) MAN B&W 6G60ME liquid gas injection propane (LGIP) engine for its very large gas carrier (VLGC). The order was placed by Jiangnan Shipyard, owned by China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) for the 86,000m3 VLGC. MAN Energy Solutions reports that the ME-LGIP...

New Hempel coating promises fouling-free operations for 60 months
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New Hempel coating promises fouling-free operations for 60 months

Hempel has launched a new antifouling coating, Atlantic+, designed to protect the hull from fouling for service intervals up to 60 months. Atlantic+ incorporates a powerful biocide package and proven binder system. This ensures progressive and controlled self-polishing immediately following application. The coating is also reinforced with Hempel’s patented microfibre technology, Hempadur Ultra Strength Fibre....

“K” Line trials binary cycle power generation system
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“K” Line trials binary cycle power generation system

“K” Line’s new coal carrier Corona Youthful has begun an operational trial using a binary cycle power generation system to recover waste heat energy and optimise fuel consumption. The binary cycle power generation system, developed by Kobe Steel, is a waste heat recovery electric power generation system that uses compression heat by scavenging air from...

Optimarin experiences BWTS order surge
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Optimarin experiences BWTS order surge

Ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer Optimarin says it has experienced a record-breaking 2018 and is confident that 2019 will set new standards. The Norwegian company sold more than 100 BWTS last year and currently has an orderbook already five times the size it was at this point in 2018. Optimarin CEO Tore Andersen believes...

Kelvion expands waste heat recovery portfolio
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Kelvion expands waste heat recovery portfolio

Kelvion has added an Exhaust Gas Heat Exchanger (EGHE) and an EcoMi modular economiser to its waste heat recovery solutions portfolio to boost efficiency and reduce emissions from ships and other applications. The EGHE transfers heat produced by exhaust gases from combustion engines to a liquid. When heated up, this liquid can be used on...