Tag: <span>Newbuilds</span>

Eastern Pacific Shipping to fit carbon capture solution to pair of tankers
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Eastern Pacific Shipping to fit carbon capture solution to pair of tankers

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a definitive agreement with Rotterdam-based Value Maritime (VM) to install carbon capture and filtering systems on tankers Pacific Cobalt and Pacific Gold, with an option to equip three more vessels. The installation of the first system is scheduled to be completed within 2022 with engineering and planning underway. The...

Scandlines orders onshore ferry charging system from NES
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Scandlines orders onshore ferry charging system from NES

Scandlines has awarded Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) a contract to deliver an onshore charging system to the ferry operator’s berth in Rødby, Denmark, for the newbuild zero emission ferry. Norwegian maritime supplier NES will provide the complete onshore ferry-charging system for the Rødby ferry berth and connect the equipment to the onshore grid system. Scandlines’...

Testing an electric solution in Arctic conditions
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Testing an electric solution in Arctic conditions

Volvo Penta’s advanced hybrid solution for Hurtigruten Svalbard’s new sightseeing vessel, the Kvitbjørn (Polar Bear), was recently put through its paces during its first test at sea. The tests were performed by Volvo Penta engineers and project team leads to make sure the solution was ready for official customer sea trials in the icy waters...

Evergreen chooses Nippon antifouling system
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Evergreen chooses Nippon antifouling system

Container shipping company Evergreen has opted for Nippon Paint Marine’s antifouling and anti-corrosion system for its newbuild 24,000 TEU vessel, Ever Alot. Ever Alot will be the first of four new A-Class box ships set to join the Evergreen fleet from China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard. To protect the vessel’s 400m long hull, Nippon Paint Marine’s A-LF...

Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system
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Wärtsilä to deliver first dedicated methanol fuel supply system

Wärtsilä has developed a dedicated fuel supply system for methanol, MethanolPac, as interest grows in the methanol pathway to decarbonisation. Combined with the recently introduced Wärtsilä 32 Methanol engine and the company’s retrofit and system integration capabilities, MethanolPac enables Wärtsilä to deliver methanol-capable fuel and power systems across a wide range of vessel segments. Methanol...

VARD orders BWTS for six more marine robotic vessels
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VARD orders BWTS for six more marine robotic vessels

Shipbuilding group VARD has awarded Norwegian Greentech a contract to deliver the ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to six marine robotic vessels that will be built at Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam for an undisclosed shipowner. VARD has designed a unique multi-purpose platform that allows for onshore remote control, light crewed or uncrewed operations. The...

Marine Service and Newport Shipping secure BV AiP for containerised LNG solution
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Marine Service and Newport Shipping secure BV AiP for containerised LNG solution

Marine Service and Newport Shipping have announced an approval in principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas (BV) for a jointly developed containerised LNG solution. The 40′ ISO LNG Fuel Tank Container System is suitable for LNG-fuelled newbuildings and retrofits of container vessels. The LNG fuel tank container is a class approved Type C LNG fuel tank...

Pacific International chooses ammonia-ready engines for newbuild containerships
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Pacific International chooses ammonia-ready engines for newbuild containerships

Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL) has ordered WinGD X92DF-2.0 dual-fuel ammonia-ready engines for its four new 14,000 TEU containerships. The vessels are being built at the Jiangnan shipyard in China. The engines will be fitted with WinGD’s latest greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reducing technology iCER (Intelligent Control by Exhaust Recycling) which delivers enhanced combustion control....

Zero-emissions Scandlines ferry to feature Kongsberg propulsion system
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Zero-emissions Scandlines ferry to feature Kongsberg propulsion system

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has been commissioned to supply a complete propulsion and control system package for a forthcoming Scandlines zero-emissions vessel. When built, the ferry is expected to be the world’s largest all-electric double-ended ferry. The ferry has been designed by LMG Marin in Norway and will be constructed at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey, in...

Stena RoRo selects Wärtsilä power solutions gas-fuelled ferry trio
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Stena RoRo selects Wärtsilä power solutions gas-fuelled ferry trio

Three new LNG-fuelled Ro-Pax vessels being built for Swedish ferry operator Stena RoRo will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions. The ships are under construction at China Merchants Jinling (Weihai) Shipyard and will operate with Wärtsilä engines and propulsion machinery when delivered in 2024 and 2025. The order was booked with Wärtsilä in Q4...

ABS, SDTR and SDARI design methanol-fuelled bulker
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ABS, SDTR and SDARI design methanol-fuelled bulker

An innovative methanol-fuelled bulk carrier has been designed in a joint development project (JDP) between ABS, SDTR Marine (SDTR) and the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI). SDTR supplied key operational data and SDARI developed the design with ABS support and review. ABS also provided an analysis of methanol as fuel market outlook,...

ABB adds digital analytics feature to turbochargers
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ABB adds digital analytics feature to turbochargers

ABB Turbocharging is adding a new data analysis feature to its turbochargers to offer insights based on operational data received from the vessel. The digital analytics feature, Turbo Insights, will be provided at no additional cost or need for additional hardware onboard. Now as a standard feature on all two-stroke engine A100-L and A200-L turbochargers,...