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MAN targets cruise boom with new mid-speed engine

The 12-cylinder vee-line MAN 45/60CR will be among the first to be launched in 2020<p><b>MAN Diesel & Turbo has launched the 45/60CR medium-speed engine</b> …

Trucks

New report examines future of autonomous maritime systems

Maritime activity over the next decade will be dominated by unmanned surface and underwater vessels, according to a report on the future of …

Maritime

Guest Editorial

<i>By Thordon Bearings’ regional manager George Morrison*</i> <br>Although there has been an increase in the number of vessels opting for water lubricated …

Engineering

OceanSaver files for bankruptcy

Norwegian ballast water management system manufacturer OceanSaver filed for bankruptcy yesterday (13 September) following a few months of uncertainty …

U.S. Coast Guard

Thordon Expands Service Division

Thordon Bearings has expanded its Global Service and Support (GSS) division to meet market demand for installation and maintenance support of its …

Container Ship

Reducing the risk of engine failure

The London P&I Club, in a joint project with classification society Bureau Veritas and its subsidiary TMC Marine, has issued a new booklet providing …

Accurate

New ballast water laws to protect Australian shores

As the International Ballast Water Convention is entering into force today, Australia’s Department of Agriculture and Water Resources expressed …

Water

Kongsberg seals partnership for autonomous ferry concepts

Kongsberg has signed a Research & Innovation (R&I) contract with technology acceleration organisation PILOT-E for the development of zero emission, …

Transportation

Keel laid for world's first fully LNG-fueled cruise ship

Carnival Corporation marked the official beginning of construction for the first of its seven next-generation cruise ships that will be fully-powered …

Military

Thordon and Imarest call for full acceptance of water lubricated propulsion systems

Shipping industry leaders attending London International Shipping Week (LISW) next week will be able to hear the case for water lubricated propeller …

United States

ICS calls for proper implementation of BWM Convention

Ahead of the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention entering into force on 8 September, Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of …

Saudi Aramco

4 steps to prepare for new California's biofouling rules

With effect from October 1, 2017 all vessels will have to submit a completed “Marine Invasive Species Program Annual Vessel Reporting Form” at least …

Cruise Ships

Wärtsilä Re-Liquefaction Plants Ordered for New LNG Carriers

Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has won a deal to supply its re-liquefaction plants to three liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, currently …

Hyundai

At first glance, watertight door safety may not seem like the most riveting topic, but their ability to crush limbs and kill is alarming

Watertight doors are mandatory and the reason is based on the premise that ships need watertight compartments in case of an emergency, but also need …

Home Improvement

The First Methanol Fuel Cell Powered Vessel

After a ship-naming ceremony on Friday, the MS innogy is now ready to take passengers for a green tour on the beautiful Lake Baldeneysee. The MS …

Energy

ClassNK Updates Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems

Leading classification society ClassNK has released the second version of its Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems. Based on the first version …

Usability

Schottel delivered new type of thruster nozzel technology to dual-fuel tug newbuildings

Schottel delivered the first of a new type of thruster to three dual-fuel tug newbuildings. Six thrusters with the new VarioDuct SDV45 nozzle were …

Provide

Green Corridor bulker design heralds sustainable future

<b>The Naval Architect: September 2017</b><p>Since the unveiling of the LNG-fuelled ‘Newcastlemax’ bulk carrier design at Nor-Shipping back in June, ‘Green …

Merchant Shipping

PSC Inspection under IMO BWMC requirements

IMO has adopted specific guidance for the conduct of a PSC inspection under the BWM Convention. Once the Convention becomes effective on 8th of …

Project Management

Cavitation: Moving Ahead Powerfully

MAN Diesel & Turbo optimizes the efficiency of ship propellers using cutting-edge CFD simulation methods<p>The layout of ship propellers is a balancing …

Engineering

Liner Lubrication Paves Way for Knowing Your Engines Better

Marine Engines are one among the most critical mechanical structures that is put to operation for prolonged hours at Green Sea’s. Often on board the …

Engineering

MAN’s hybrid partnership receives first order

MAN Diesel & Turbo and electric and hybrid systems partner Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA) have received an order in connection with the building of a …

Engineering

Goodbye petrol – scientists have found a new limitless energy source

A major scientific breakthrough has been made after scientists got one step closer to finding a limitless supply of clean energy.<p>A new way has been …

Energy

Is Technology Making Ships Too Complex?

Maritime safety company Propel has suggested that human failure is still a top priority when it involves improvement in ship safety.<p>Technology on …

Intelligence

Construction of new shipbuilding hall begins at MV Werften

Monday, 21 Aug 2017<p>Construction of a new shipbuilding hall designed to house a high-efficiency semi-automatic panel line, a section line, and a line …

A regulation requiring vessels arriving at California ports to manage ship hull biofouling could become an administrative challenge for certain shipowners.

21st Century

Over a third of BWMS problematic or inoperable

Reduction of ballast water throughput during both uptake and discharge is a recurring theme, found a ABS survey<p><b>Ship owners and operators have</b> …

ABS

Evoqua awaits USCG Type Approval

Evoqua Water Technologies informed that it has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests for its …

Medicine