Dieselgate 101: Opening the Door to Cleaner Engines
Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time – or at least pay the staggering fine. And pay it forward, Volkwagen will. The…
Future Frigates: Naval Group Starts Equipment Acquisition
Naval Group has started to select the first equipment suppliers for the five future intermediate-size frigates (FTI) intended…
Exhaust Economizers: A Silent Contributor to Green Technology
Next generation economizers are being introduced by Ulmatec Pyro. This will carry on the history of 35 years of heat recovery…
Inland Workboats Have Much to Gain from Diesel Electric Propulsion
Diesel electric technology, as part of a comprehensive engineering design process, should be considered by the inland towboat sector.
Ontario Accepts Damen’s Electric Ferry Proposal
The Government of Ontario has accepted Damen’s proposal to build two ferries with full electric propulsion. Damen is building…
YANMAR Cruises Into Alaska with Power to Spare
YANMAR only recently arrived in the Pacific Northwest with its mechanical 6AYAM-ET diesel engine. It looks like they are here to stay.
EU to Publish Preliminary 2017 Emissions Data
The European Commission will release preliminary 2017 carbon emissions data from energy-intensive companies in Europe on April 3…
Emissions Regulations: 'It's Not Easy Being Green'
Nor is it getting any easier to understand when, how and why to comply. Whether your marine operation is a major corporation…
Offshore Wind Drives Demand for US Support Vessels
The offshore energy boom: more than wind. Domestic offshore wind also promises to generate demand for new, efficiently propelled support vessels.
BP Expects 90% Compliance for Marine SOx Emissions Caps
Oil major BP Plc expects more than 90 percent of the world's shipping fleet will comply with new regulations slashing sulfur…
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Hatz Unveils 3H50TIC Engine via Live Stream
A double première was scheduled for Hatz on March 14, 2018: as part of the distributor conference at the Crowne Plaza O'Hare in Chicago…
Royston Appointed as Niigata Representative in Nigeria
Independent diesel engine service company Royston has been appointed service, sales and parts agent for Niigata diesel engines in Nigeria.
Wärtsilä, Girocantex Uruguay Sign Maintenance Deal
Wärtsilä and Girocantex Uruguay, a subsidiary of Hidrovias Group, have signed a five-year Optimized Maintenance agreement…
MTU Engines Certified IMO Tier III
The latest generation of MTU’s Series 4000 engines equipped with the SCR system for ships has successfully completed the…
Star Bulk, Eco Marine Power Commence Renewable Energy Study
As part of its continued focus on bringing renewable energy solutions to shipping, Eco Marine Power (EMP) has announced that…
MAN Diesel & Turbo, HHI-EMD Invest in New Test Facility
As the global maritime industry steams toward ever-stricter fuel and emission rules, industry leaders such as MAN Diesel…
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ABB to Equip AET's New Shuttle Tankers
ABB said it has won an order from Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries to equip two new 125,000 DWT shuttle tankers contracted to the world's largest offshore operator Statoil ASA. Ordered by petroleum and chemical tanker owner and operator AET and scheduled for delivery in 2019, the vessels will transport oil from the Statoil fields on the Norwegian and U.K. continental shelves to land-based terminals.
Fairbanks Morse, MAN D&T: $33.5M for MSC Power
Fairbanks Morse LLC, Beloit, Wisconsin (N3220518D4901); and MAN Diesel and Turbo Middle East LLC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (N3220518D4902)…
Dellner Brakes: Serving Inland and Coastal Waterways Markets
Dellner provides a range of clutch and braking products for the inland (brown water) and coastal workboat markets. Dellner…
Seastreak Ferry Built with Delta 'T' Systems' Technology
Seastreak's new Commodore-class high-speed catamaran ferry is launching with Delta "T" Systems/Dinak modular dry stack engine and generator exhausts…
Sanmar Orders 42 Rolls-Royce Thrusters
Rolls-Royce said it has secured an extensive supply order from long-time collaborator Sanmar Shipyards for propulsion and deck equipment for tugboats the Turkish shipyard is building for various customers. The scope of supply includes 42 Rolls-Royce US 205/255 azimuth thrusters for 21 harbor/terminal/escort tugs in the 60-, 70- and 80-metric-ton bollard-pull range and high-pressure hydraulic towing winched for the 80-metric-ton models.
Underwater Bow Thruster Repairs
Hydrex diver/technicians can perform a wide range of repair or maintenance work on all types of thrusters. An entire unit can be overhauled…
GE Propulsion for Chilean Navy Icebreaker
GE’s Marine Solutions was chosen by ASMAR Shipyards to provide the complete scope of an integrated marine propulsion system…
Wärtsilä Inks 25 Maintenance Deal with Maersk Drilling
Wärtsilä said it has entered a cooperation with drilling contractor Maersk Drilling to create a 25-year thruster maintenance…
Triple-screw Tug for the Hudson
“The Daisy Mae is the closest you can get to Z-drive maneuverability, without the cost of Z-drive,” maintains her builder Joseph Rodriguez of Rodriguez Ship Building Inc. in Bayou LaBatre, Ala. Rodriguez has designed and built a lot of tugs over the years and doesn’t make this claim lightly. Further more he backs it up with his description of the beamy 82 by 32-foot tug that his yard delivered to Coeymans Marine Towing.
Total Lubmarine debuts Environmentally Lubricant
Total Lubmarine has announced the introduction of a new grease product: BIO OG PLUS – an innovative addition to an already…
Tech File: New Cylinder Pressure Sensor Helps Optimize Large Engines
The shipping sector is constantly striving to optimize the efficiency of large engines. This endeavor calls for new approaches…
D-Day Ship Turned Ferry Repowered
As part of the June 6, 1944 Normandy landings, the USS LST-510 (landing ship for tanks) delivered 200 GIs, and 70 tanks and jeeps to Omaha Beach.
New Grease Extends Life, Lowers Temp of Tugboat Shaft Bearings
How does a tugboat operator with over 26 vessels used in docking, escort, ocean towing and articulated barge service get control of maintenance issues? In this case, by switching to Klüberplex BEM 41-132 grease to lower operating temperatures between 2 and 10 degrees Fahrenheit (3.6 and 18 Celsius), which significantly extends grease and bearing life. The tugboat business’ success depends on the reliability of their assets and the ability to provide superior customer service.
Twiflex: Turning, Locking & Braking System
Regular maintenance of propulsion shafts and propellers requires shafts to be aligned and locked in place so that ships’…
OTI Installs Thordon's Largest TG100 Seal
Offshore Towing Inc (OTI) has completed the refurbishment of its 1974-built 9000hp-class tug Zion Falgout at the Conrad Deepwater shipyard…
Tropical Opts for Seawater Lubricated Shaft Package
Thordon Bearings’ Jacksonville-based distributor Coppedge Marine has secured an order with Tropical Shipping for the COMPAC…
NYK, JMU Develop Highly Efficient Propeller
Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), MTI Co. Ltd., and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) have successfully developed a highly efficient propeller by analyzing the conditions surrounding vessel propellers in actual operation. This new propeller will be installed on two newly built containerships that will be delivered in 2019, and will achieve a 1.2 percent reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by improving fuel efficiency.
Torqeedo Launches 403 C Electric Outboard
The Ultralight 403 C is a new, longer-running model of Torqeedo’s smallest electric outboard with integrated lithium battery.
Ship Owners Are Modifying Propellers to Meet EU MRV Requirement
Belgian underwater repair specialist Hydrex says it is carrying out more modifications to a ship’s underwater areas and equipment…
Mitsubishi, Wärtsilä Joins for Improved Power and Propulsion Solution
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co., LTD (MHI-MME) and the smart technology group Wärtsilä have…
Four Methanol-fueled Vessels Ordered in Korea
Four new vessels powered by methanol fuel will be built in Korea following investment from maritime industry stakeholders Waterfront Shipping Company Ltd. (WFS), Marinvest/Skagerack Invest (Marinvest), IINO Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. (IINO), Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) and the NYK Group (NYK). The four 49,000 dead weight tonne newbuilds will be built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for delivery in 2019. They will be powered by MAN B&W ME-LGI two-stroke dual-fuel engines that can run on methanol…
Rolls-Royce to Equip Baydelta’s New Hybrid Tug
Rolls-Royce said it will supply a hybrid propulsion arrangement for installation to a multipurpose tractor tug being built…
Baydelta Orders Hybrid Tractor Tug
Baydelta Maritime has ordered a new 100-foot, Z-Drive hybrid tugboat from shipbuilder Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (NBBB).
Seacor Orders Hybrid Power and DP Upgrades
Kongsberg has received an order to deliver unique ‘Full Picture’ technology upgrades for a further three Platform Supply…
Cox Teams, US Distributors to Launch CXO300 Diesel Outboard Engine
Cox Powertrain will be joined by its line-up of US distributors for its Progressive Miami International Boat Show debut. Together they will deliver a message to the recreational marine market about the launch of the new CXO300 300hp diesel outboard engine and how it will be buoyed by an unrivalled sales, service and support network, the likes of which the marine industry has never seen. Cox Powertrain…
Mercury Marine Mourns Loss of Charlie Strang
Mercury Marine is saddened by the death of Charles “Charlie” Strang who served as Carl Kiekhaefer’s top engineer for 13 years at Mercury Marine.
Evinrude E-TEC Engines Now Australian Compliant
BRP announced today its Evinrude E-TEC engines are compliant to new Australian emissions standards. Australian exhaust emissions…
Mercury Introduces V-6 FourStroke Outboards
Mercury Marine has introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line at the…