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Wärtsilä confirms order for LNG bunkering vessel simulator
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Wärtsilä confirms order for LNG bunkering vessel simulator

Wärtsilä will supply a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel simulator to Malaysian provider of integrated marine solutions, Kasi Group. The simulator will be used to provide hands-on training to those who will be operating LNG bunkering services. “As the global demand for LNG fuel for marine applications increases, the number of LNG bunkering vessels...

UECC opts for third battery hybrid LNG PCTC
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UECC opts for third battery hybrid LNG PCTC

Norwegian shipping company UECC has confirmed with China Ship Building Trading and Jiangnan Shipyard Group for a third battery hybrid liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel. The vessel slated for UECC’s Atlantic short sea trade will take UECC beyond the IMO target of 40 per cent reduction in carbon intensity by 2030. The three vessels will...

Nippon Paint Marine adds to NOA range of epoxy coatings
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Nippon Paint Marine adds to NOA range of epoxy coatings

Nippon Paint Marine has added a new system to its Nippon Optimised and Advanced (NOA) range of self-indicating epoxy coatings. The addition will protect chemical and product carrier tanks from corrosion and cargo contamination. NOA PC 700, a phenolic/novolac-based epoxy, is resistant to a wide range of chemicals, solvents and petroleum products, including those containing...

Norwegian vessel goes diesel-free with Blueday system
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Norwegian vessel goes diesel-free with Blueday system

Norwegian company NordnesGruppen has announced that its trawler Nordbas will be retrofitted with an integrated power system for diesel-free continuous operation with renewable electricity. The new hybrid power system is being designed by Blueday Technology. Blueday’s team have worked with NordnesGruppen to design a bespoke, hybrid energy system for Nordbas, which will be refitted at...

Van Dam Shipping plans for wind assisted propulsion
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Van Dam Shipping plans for wind assisted propulsion

Van Dam Shipping has signed a contract for the installation of an eConowind supplied wind assisted propulsion system for its 3,600 DWT general cargo vessel, Ankie. For Conowind, this marks the first commercial order of its Ventifoil system which successfully completed sea test trials earlier this year. The wind-assist system was developed over the past...

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...