Keppel to Deliver SE Asia's First LNG-powered Tug
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Two Newbuilds Delivered to Virgin Islands Port Authority
Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has delivered two custom welded aluminum vessels to the Virgin Islands Port…
BMW Car Engine to Become a Marine Outboard
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Up to Nine Hurtigruten Ships Will Switch to Hybrid Power
Norwegian cruise ferry operator Hurtigruten has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce to upgrade up to nine vessels…
Scrubbers 'No Silver Bullet' for Shipping -Wartsila
Global shipping fleet must cut sulfur emissions by 2020. Wartsila received record orders for sulfur scrubbers last year.
2020 Low-sulfur Rule to Trigger Huge Disruptions -IEA
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ExxonMobil Reveals First Locations for 2020 Compliant Fuels
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Rolls-Royce's Autocrossing System for 13 New Ferries
Rolls-Royce Marine has signed a deal to supply its Autocrossing system to a total of 13 new environmentally friendly ferries…
MAN D&T Scoops 11 MSC Vessel Order
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the order from MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company for 11 × 23,000 TEU container vessels equipped…
Rolls-Royce, GSL to assemble MTU engines
Rolls-Royce said it has reached a deal with Indian naval shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) to cooperate in the local…
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Thordon Joins Grwoing IWSA Membership Base
Thordon Bearings has joined a growing number of organizations to have signed up as a full associate member of the International Windship Association (IWSA), the organization established to facilitate and promote the economic and environmental advantages of wind propulsion across the shipping industry.IWSA now has a membership base of over 40 companies and organizations that includes shipowners, naval architects…
Wärtsilä: Maintenance Pact for Viking Grace
Wärtsilä and Viking Line signed an Optimized Maintenance agreement for the Wärtsilä LNGPac system onboard passenger ferry Viking Grace…
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New Japanese-built LNG Carrier Named
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Dellner Brakes Goes Global for IMX 2018
Dellner Brakes will present a global product range at this year’s Inland Marine Expo (IMX) in St Louis, bringing together power transmission products from its U.S., Swedish and German operations for the very first time.This global product offering follows on from the Swedish company’s acquisition of U.S. brake and clutch specialist Gummi USA in September 2017 and German braking manufacturer Pintsch Bubenzer in January this year.Dellner Brakes CEO…
Twin Disc Equips Seacor's New Crewboats
When cargo and crew need to get to an offshore platform fast, Seacor Marine delivers with its new Seacor Panther and Seacor Puma.
Cat's Pod Propulsion for Yachts
Cat Three60 Pod 650, designed specifically to match the Cat C8.7 electronically controlled marine propulsion engine. Cat…
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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. She then anchored offshore to serve as an impromptu hospital ship for the over 150,000 Allied wounded. For three months following the invasion, she ferried injured soldiers back to England and supplies back to the front, evading German U-boats and dive bombers. She was awarded a Battle Star for her meritorious participation.
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With more than 2,000 inhabited islands among a total of 7,000, the Philippines are a natural location for a ferry business.
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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
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OTI Installs Thordon's Largest TG100 Seal
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Tropical Opts for Seawater Lubricated Shaft Package
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WinGD X-DF Runs on NG-VOC mix
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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
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NYK, JMU Develop Highly Efficient Propeller
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Washington State: Hybrid Electric Ferries to be Considered
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law An Act Relating to Transportation Funding and Appropriations (SB 6106). Among other things, the bill includes $600,000 for development of a request for proposal to convert the three Washington State Ferry vessels in the Jumbo Mark II class to hybrid electric propulsion and make associated necessary 10 modifications to the Seattle, Bainbridge, Edmonds and Kingston 11 terminals. See the legislation here.
Inland Workboats Have Much to Gain from Diesel Electric Propulsion
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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…
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…
Yamaha Two-strokes Deserve Navalloy
Yamaha two-stroke outboards are renowned for long service lives. Owners wanting to protect them from the ravages of galvanic corrosion choose Navalloy aluminum sacrificial anodes, from market leader Performance Metals Products. They offer complete, easy-to-install kits for 200–250 hp engines, model year 2002 and later, and 300 hp, 2004 and later. Unlike some materials that are limited to salt or fresh water, but not both, revolutionary Navalloy is effective in all salinities.
Mercury Marine Launches Vessel Config
Mercury Marine has launched Vessel Config, a new software management configurator for boatbuilders and dealers. Vessel Config…
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
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