Drone services are being considered as an extension to BHP's tablet-based technology package for chartered ships (credit: BHP)

News

BHP deploys drones for chartered fleet

'Bahama Mama'

News

Caterpillar aids Baleària LNG conversion

Underwater hull cleaning offers significant environmental and cost benefits if conducted properly (credit: Hydrex/Subsea Industries)

News

BIMCO plans underwater hull cleaning standard

Top News

BHP deploys drones for chartered fleet

Multinational mining company BHP Billiton is running a trial that deploys drones to conduct tasks including hold inspections and draft readings across its ... Read more

Caterpillar aids Baleària LNG conversion

Spanish shipping company Baleària will convert three ferries from diesel to LNG dual fuel in a project which will see Caterpillar Marine supply equipment a... Read more

BIMCO plans underwater hull cleaning standard

A group of industry stakeholders is to develop a hull cleaning standard that BIMCO says could reduce emissions, safeguard port environments and tackle the ... Read more

Featured News

A new range of azimuth thrusters from Caterpillar offers space and installation savings by integrating auxiliaries, including the hydraulic power pack, within the thruster unit....

Read more

Cat launches integrated azimuth thrusters

Norwegian technology company TeamTec has made some significant changes to the Oceansaver ballast water management system (BWMS) business since rescuing it from bankruptcy a year ago....

Read more

TeamTec rebuilds Oceansaver BWMS business

Høglund is launching two new divisions to give owners, operators and crew access to a full spectrum of automation, gas and hybrid services....

Read more

Høglund increases clean shipping offering

Ships & Yards

Bringing a first-of-kind containment system and vessel concept to the LNG transportation market, the 45,000m3-capacity ‘Saga Dawn’ is being readied in China for handover soon to a young, Singapore-based company with Sino-Norwegian roots...

Read more

Debut for new LNG cargo system

Russian shipowner SCF Sovcomflot recently commissioned the first of six LNG-fuelled, ice-strengthened Aframax tankers contracted from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), writes David Tinsley....

Read more

Green Aframax for Russian loading points

Havyard has been chosen to design Havila Kystruten’s four new cruise vessel builds in what it calls a milestone for expanding its broad expertise in many segments....

Read more

Havyard secures record cruise design contract

Sembcorp Marine is to install exhaust gas scrubbers and ballast water management systems on 13 ships owned by Greek operator Maran Tankers....

Read more

Sembmarine wins Maran Tankers retrofit work

Latest Jobs

Assistant Engineering Manager

Would you like to take a leading role in ensuring Capability and Development Insertion Group (CDIG) ... Read more

Naval Architect

Opportunity for an experienced Naval Architects to join an innovative and bust consultancy and work ... Read more

Technical Superintendent (LNG)

A leading Ship Manager with international offices is currently recruiting for a Technical Superinten... Read more

VESSEL OPERATOR, CHEMICALS - LONDON

An excellent opportunity to join a leading shipping company in London as a Vessel Operator, responsi... Read more

Marine Surveyor/Adjuster

For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick`s talented team of 21,000 co... Read more

Media Sales Executive

We are looking for an experienced Sales Executive to join our award winning B2B media company. Merc... Read more

View all

Propulsion

SPONSORED CONTENT: To help safeguard equipment, maximise vessel performance and reduce lifecycle costs, Wärtsilä has developed the Wärtsilä Sea-Master system, launched in September 2016....

Read more

Wärtsilä Sea-Master

Sponsored

Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module the Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) by ABS another step forward to expand approval of its hybrid designs for power and propulsion....

Read more

Hybrid power module Approval in Principle

Four-stroke engines have a pivotal role to play in Wärtsilä’s vision of a ‘smart marine ecosystem’, Juha Kytölä, director of power supply, tells The Motorship....

Read more

Smarter engines for shipping's smart future

Hyundai Heavy industries’ medium-speed engine range has entered the passenger ship propulsion market with two HiMSEN H46/V50 engines onboard Weidong Ferry’s newly built ro-pax vessel, the ‘New Golden Bridge VII’....

Read more

Passenger ship propulsion debut for HiMSEN

Cummins’ most efficient high-speed engine, designed to challenge medium-speed systems, is now available as part of an equipment package pre-certified to IMO’s Tier III NOx standard....

Read more

Tier III package for Cummins engine

Surging orders in the cruise and fishing sectors are buoying MAN Energy Solutions’ four-stroke business and highlighting its expertise across the propulsion system....

Read more

Cruise and fishing boost business for MAN

Multinational mining company BHP Billiton is running a trial that deploys drones to conduct tasks including hold inspections and draft readings across its chartered fleet while at berth....

Read more

BHP deploys drones for chartered fleet

Wärtsilä will provide marine simulators for a new university marine simulation training centre in the UK which will provide decision support, analysis, and training based on live data received from ships and ports....

Read more

Wärtsilä simulators aid new training cen...

A group of industry stakeholders is to develop a hull cleaning standard that BIMCO says could reduce emissions, safeguard port environments and tackle the spread of invasive species....

Read more

BIMCO plans underwater hull cleaning standard

An alliance of ship owners and charterers backing exhaust gas cleaning systems will aim to make its voice heard during IMO negotiations....

Read more

Scrubber alliance seeks role in IMO talks

Hamburg-based container liner Hapag-Lloyd has revealed that it will study LNG fuel and scrubbers onboard three vessels next year as part of its preparation for IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap....

Read more

Hapag-Lloyd plans LNG and scrubber trial...

Four emission-cutting projects spanning LNG fuel, hybridisation, energy recovery and emulsion fuels have been shortlisted for the first Motorship Award....

Read more

The Motorship Award shortlist unveiled

LNG

Spanish shipping company Baleària will convert three ferries from diesel to LNG dual fuel in a project which will see Caterpillar Marine supply equipment and its dealer Finanzauto perform the engine conversion using MaK DF engines....

Read more

Caterpillar aids Baleària LNG conversion...

Shell has delivered its first ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG from its specialised LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa, paving the way for other future operations....

Read more

Shell and Sovcomflot LNG bunkering firsts

A contract between an Estonian energy company and Damen Shipyards Group will see the construction of the first of a series of short-sea LNG bunker vessels to operate in the Baltic Sea....

Read more

Ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the NE Baltic

Høglund is launching two new divisions to give owners, operators and crew access to a full spectrum of automation, gas and hybrid services....

Read more

Høglund increases clean shipping offering

Japanese four-stroke engine builder Yanmar is to provide dual-fuel propulsion for an LNG bunker tanker under construction by Keppel Singmarine....

Read more

Yanmar to power Singapore LNG bunker ship

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received an AiP from Lloyd’s Register for a VLGC design capable of using LPG as fuel....

Read more

Lloyd's Register AiP HHI gas carrier design

Norwegian technology company TeamTec has made some significant changes to the Oceansaver ballast water management system (BWMS) business since rescuing it from bankruptcy a year ago....

Read more

TeamTec rebuilds Oceansaver BWMS business

ClassNK has identified a potential bottleneck for ballast water management systems (BWMS) among its classed fleet and is urging early installation to avoid capacity concerns....

Read more

ClassNK anticipates BWMS capacity crunch

Optimarin has secured one of its biggest orders to date having been selected to supply 36 BWMS systems to Ardmore Shipping....

Read more

Optimarin wins milestone BWMS order from Ardm

DESMI Ocean Guard’s CompactClean Ballast Water Management System has received IMO Type Approval according to the revised IMO BWMS code....

Read more

DESMI wins IMO approval for compact BWMS

French container liner CMA CGM’s new ultra-large container ship ‘Antoine De Saint Exupéry’ features a Bio-Sea ballast water treatment system from BIO-UV Group....

Read more

Bio-Sea BWMS for CMA CGM flagship

The challenge of ensuring as many ships as possible comply with IMO ballast water regulations will be around engineering not supply, a BWMS expert has said....

Read more

Engineering is key BWMS installation cha...

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success - John D. Rockefeller, Industrialist