Tag: <span>Containerships</span>

Wärtsilä launches smaller and lighter IQ Series scrubber
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Wärtsilä launches smaller and lighter IQ Series scrubber

Wärtsilä has launched its new IQ Series exhaust gas treatment system. The scrubber is smaller and lighter than Wärtsilä’s previous scrubbers with similar capacity, making it particularly suitable for container ships. The IQ Series is the latest advancement in maritime exhaust gas treatment technologies and features several improvements that make the technology especially well-suited to...

MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology
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MSC to save EUR 250M in fuel costs with air lubrication technology

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has opted to fit more than 30 air lubrication systems from Silverstream Technologies to existing orders of newbuild large container ships. The installations are expected to reduce carbon emissions by 1.6 million tonnes and save over EUR 257.5 million over the vessels’ lifecycles of approximately 25 years. The order relates to...

Maersk methanol vessels to be built to ABS class
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Maersk methanol vessels to be built to ABS class

A series of eight large container vessels capable of being operated on carbon-neutral methanol ordered by Maersk, along with an option for a further four vessels, are to be built to ABS class. Several recent alternative fuel newbuild orders, including Maersk’s feeder vessel with dual engine technology, have been built to ABS class. The vessels...

BV issues guidelines for the carriage of containers in bulkers
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BV issues guidelines for the carriage of containers in bulkers

Bureau Veritas (BV) has developed a formalised approach to support the safe carriage of containers in bulk carriers. BV’s Guidance for Studying and Preparing a Bulk Carrier for the Carriage of Containers provides operators with pathways based on analysis and a thorough understanding of safety, regulatory and operational requirements. The guidance was developed by technical...

Hapag-Lloyd selects SERTICA fleet management system for 70+ vessels
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Hapag-Lloyd selects SERTICA fleet management system for 70+ vessels

Hapag-Lloyd will roll out Logimatic’s maritime fleet management system SERTICA on more than 70 container vessels, replacing several of the shipping company’s existing fleet management systems. The goal is to provide a common Technical Fleet Management System for Hapag Lloyd’s fleets both in Hamburg and Dubai as part of its digital transformation and centralisation plans....

WinGD wins Guinness World Record title for most powerful engine
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WinGD wins Guinness World Record title for most powerful engine

WinGD’s 12X92DF has won the Guinness World Record for the most powerful Otto-cycle engine ever built. The engine, which was built in 2019, has undergone tests at engine builder CSSC-MES Diesel Co (CSSC-CMD). These tests were verified by Guinness World Records for the official record title ‘Most powerful marine internal combustion engine (otto cycle) commercially...

HullWiper launches self-contained hull cleaning container
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HullWiper launches self-contained hull cleaning container

HullWiper has announced the launch of its self-contained 40ft container to meet the need for safe, eco-friendly hull cleaning operations at remote locations. HullWiper worked with MFC Concepts, a producer of highly engineered modular and offshore containers, to modify the container so that its Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) can be transported, by road or sea,...

​LR awards AiP to ammonia-fuelled ultra-large container ship
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​LR awards AiP to ammonia-fuelled ultra-large container ship

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and MAN Energy Solutions for its ammonia (NH3) fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra-large container ship design, a key result from a Joint Development Project (JDP) launched earlier this year focused on developing ammonia propulsion ships. It is the first AiP...

X-Press Feeders moves to water lubricated propeller shaft system
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X-Press Feeders moves to water lubricated propeller shaft system

Two Super Eco 2700 containerships being built for Singapore-headquartered X-Press Feeders will be launched with complete water lubricated propeller shaft arrangements supplied by Thordon Bearings. The ships are being built by China’s Zhoushan Changhong Shipyard. CY Engineering, Thordon’s distributor in China, has now completed the installation and commissioning of the Thordon scope of supply aboard...

Wilhelmsen and MPC Capital join forces in technical management of containerships
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Wilhelmsen and MPC Capital join forces in technical management of containerships

Wilhelmsen Ship Management headquartered in Singapore and the Hamburg-based asset and investment manager MPC Capital AG have agreed to combine their activities in the technical management of container ships. Wilhelmsen Ship Management acquires a 50 per cent stake in Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co KG, the technical container ship manager within the MPC Capital Group....

Containerships completes first LNG bunkering in Rotterdam
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Containerships completes first LNG bunkering in Rotterdam

Containerships, a CMA CGM Group subsidiary, has completed its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering procedure at the Port of Rotterdam this month. 234 metric tons of LNG were bunkered onto Containerships’ Nord vessel on January 24, 2019. The 1,400-TEU Containerships Nord is the first of four LNG-powered containerships to join the fleet. The following vessels...