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Silverstream and Houlder sign framework agreement
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Silverstream and Houlder sign framework agreement

Technology company Silverstream Technologies and design and engineering consultancy Houlder have signed a framework agreement, which formalises their relationship and supports the shipping industry’s ongoing transition to a zero-carbon future. Silverstream is collaborating with Houlder on design and integration procedures for both newbuild and retrofit installations of Silverstream’s air lubrication system, the Silverstream System. With...

Liquid Wind raises 1M SEK to produce carbon neutral fuel
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Liquid Wind raises 1M SEK to produce carbon neutral fuel

Swedish start-up Liquid Wind has raised SEK1 million to produce carbon netural fuel through a crowdfunding campaign. Liquid Wind, in partnership with its expert Consortium, will convert waste CO2 and renewable electricity into carbon neutral fuel, eMethanol. The funding will enable Liquid Wind to accelerate momentum in bringing eMethanol to market at scale and reducing...

EMP commences feasibility study on tanker to install zero emissions power solution
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EMP commences feasibility study on tanker to install zero emissions power solution

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has commenced a feasibility study for the installation of its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (Aquarius MRE) solution onto an LR2 tanker. The study is being undertaken in co-operation with the shipowner and will investigate how various technologies can reduce fuel consumption and emissions onboard the vessel. The LR2 Tanker selected for...

IRClass celebrates commissioning of coastal research vessel
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IRClass celebrates commissioning of coastal research vessel

With the commissioning of coastal research vessel Sagar Anveshika earlier this year, the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) celebrated another collaborative success with the Indian shipbuilding ecosystem. Built under IRClass, Sagar Anveshika is a DP1-capable vessel fitted with state-of-the-art equipment that allows her owner, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT/ Ministry of Earth Sciences,Govt of...

Finnlines chooses SeaQuest to supervise construction of zero emission ro-ros
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Finnlines chooses SeaQuest to supervise construction of zero emission ro-ros

SeaQuest Marine Project Management has been chosen for construction supervision job for three Green 5th Generation zero emission NB Ro-Ro vessels for Finnish shipping company Finnlines. The order for the vessels was placed by Finnlines, which is part of the Grimaldi Group, with the Jinling Shipyard in China back in 2018. The vessels, whose basic...

Babcock awards propulsion contract to MAN ES
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Babcock awards propulsion contract to MAN ES

MAN Energy Solutions has won the contract to supply propeller equipment for five general-purpose frigates to be constructed by Babcock International Group. Each 138.7-m twin screw vessel, rated at more than 16,000 kW pr. shaftline, will be equipped with MAN Alpha VBS Mk 5 CP propeller systems, and all related equipment. The propeller configuration will...

BIO-UV adapts BWTS to help stop spread of coronavirus
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BIO-UV adapts BWTS to help stop spread of coronavirus

The ultra-violet light technology used to kill the invasive species found in ships’ ballast water tanks can be used to protect seafarers, health workers and first-responders from picking up the coronavirus from surfaces. Following research by the French company behind the BIO-SEA ballast water treatment, a surface disinfection system will be ready for market introduction...

BMT launches next generation hull-form for autonomous operations
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BMT launches next generation hull-form for autonomous operations

BMT has released details of its next generation ‘Pentamaran’ platform for autonomous applications. Offering a myriad of applications for defence and commercial innovators, these vessels may be custom configured for military, patrol, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and hydrographic survey work. The design is the latest from the BMT’s team of naval...

ABB to power South Asia’s first LNG hybrid tug
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ABB to power South Asia’s first LNG hybrid tug

An ABB electric propulsion, power, energy storage, control and automation system has been chosen to power a tug operating in Singapore harbour. The tug has been ordered by Sembcorp Marine subsidiary Jurong Marine Services for delivery from the Sembcorp Marine shipyard by the end of 2020. The tug will switch between liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

Finnlines orders two-stroke propulsion package from MAN ES
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Finnlines orders two-stroke propulsion package from MAN ES

Finnish shipping company Finnlines has ordered six MAN B&W 9S50ME-C9.6 Tier II-compliant main engines for three of its 238-metre RoRo vessels intended for operation in the Baltic Sea. MAN Energy Solutions’ two-stroke licensee, Hyundai Heavy Industries, will build the engines in Korea, while Nanjing Jinling shipyard in China will construct the vessels. Delivery of the...

Fuel cells a step closer to powering large ships
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Fuel cells a step closer to powering large ships

ABB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hydrogène de France (HDF) to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems capable of powering ocean-going vessels. Building on an existing collaboration announced on June 27, 2018 with Ballard Power Systems, ABB and HDF intend to optimise fuel cell manufacturing capabilities to produce a megawatt-scale power plant...

Valmet to supply automation for Russian expedition vessels
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Valmet to supply automation for Russian expedition vessels

Two luxury expedition vessels built for Russia’s largest river cruise company Vodohod are to be supplied with Valmet automation and information systems. The vessels will be built by Helsinki Shipyard in Finland and once delivered to Vodohod will operate both in the Arctic and Antarctic waters, as well as in the tropical waters during the...