Tag: <span>Retrofits</span>

LNG retrofits: The time is now
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LNG retrofits: The time is now

LNG as fuel has long been considered the industry’s last, best hope to meet the IMO’s ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. So why aren’t we seeing more LNG retrofits on existing tonnage? In April 2018, MEPC 72 adopted resolution MEPC.304(72) on the Initial IMO Strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas...

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding completes 22 scrubber retrofits
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Mitsubishi Shipbuilding completes 22 scrubber retrofits

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s marine sulphur oxides (SOx) scrubbers have been successfully installed on 22 ships across three ship types during the last 8 months. The DIA-SOx scrubbers have been installed as scheduled despite COVID-19 restrictions. Remote commissioning conducted via close communication and cooperation with the engineers of its local partners in China and Singapore respectively enabled...

BW LPG orders further four LPG engine retrofits from MAN ES
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BW LPG orders further four LPG engine retrofits from MAN ES

Oslo-listed BW LPG, the first shipowner to place retrofit orders for the MAN B&W ME-LGIP LPG-powered engine, has now exercised an option in the initial contract and ordered a further four retrofits from MAN Energy Solutions. The initial contract covered the first retrofitting of four MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 HFO-burning engines to 6G60ME-C9.5-LGIP LPG-propelled dual-fuel engines....

Høglund to supply fuel-gas systems for Hurtigruten retrofits
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Høglund to supply fuel-gas systems for Hurtigruten retrofits

Hurtigruten has selected Norwegian company Høglund to deliver biogas-ready fuel-gas supply systems (FGSS) for six passenger ship retrofits. Høglund and HB Hunte Engineering will design and engineer fully customised tank and FGSS solutions for each of the six vessels, optimised to run on both liquified natural gas (LNG) and liquified biogas (LBG). Hurtigruten will use...

Retrofit bottleneck a reality, says Goltens’ Maarten Jeronimus
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Retrofit bottleneck a reality, says Goltens’ Maarten Jeronimus

Urgency around the installation of scrubbers and ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) has set in according to Maarten Jeronimus, VP Goltens Europe and responsible for Goltens Worldwide Green Technologies. “Whether it’s exhaust cleaning or ballast water management, they know there’s no way around compliance. But so many have waited to make their moves that the...

Hapag-Lloyd selects MAN Energy Solutions for LNG conversion pilot
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Hapag-Lloyd selects MAN Energy Solutions for LNG conversion pilot

Hapag-Lloyd has signed an agreement with MAN Energy Solutions to convert its 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation, capable of running on both heavy fuel oil (HFO) and liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Sajir currently operates with a MAN B&W 9S90ME-C engine and will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI (Gas Injection)...

Spliethoff secures EUR 110m for scrubbers and BWTS
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Spliethoff secures EUR 110m for scrubbers and BWTS

Dutch ship management company Spliethoff has secured a EUR 110.4 million loan for the installation of scrubbers and ballast water management systems (BWMS) across 42 of its vessels. The loan has been provided by ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) as part of a EUR 300 million joint EIB-ING Green Shipping Partnership, signed in...

Shipowners must study vessel’s environment to avoid problematic BWTS operation
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Shipowners must study vessel’s environment to avoid problematic BWTS operation

Shipowners should focus on studying a vessel’s operating requirements and conditions specific to the environment of that vessel to avoid operational issues with ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) says Panos Smyroglou, chief commercial officer, Coldharbour Marine. Owners and operators face a myriad of challenges when it comes to installing and operating new technologies for regulatory...

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...