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Home » News » Services, Products & Technology - Q2 2014


Services, Products & Technology - Q2 2014

TGE Marine secures gas system and cargo tank contracts
27 Jun 2014 18:14 GMT
German engineering firm is awarded nine contracts for the supply of gas plants, high pressure fuel gas systems and cargo tanks.

OW Bunker launches physical operations in New York
27 Jun 2014 12:43 GMT
Bunker firm continues its expansion strategy in North America with the launch of physical distribution services in New York and New Jersey.

New electric propulsion contract for Royal Navy ships
26 Jun 2014 17:37 GMT
Latest contract forms part of a major program to upgrade the Ministry of Defence's current fleet of frigates.

Cutting fuel consumption with new wind propulsion solution
26 Jun 2014 13:35 GMT
Rotor sail solution is designed to help cargo vessels 'significantly' cut fuel costs.

Wärtsilä seal systems gain Lloyd's Register recognition for meeting EPA requirements
24 Jun 2014 11:32 GMT
Lloyd's Register review is said to have shown that Wärtsilä seals can be used with mineral oils and a range of environmentally acceptable lubricants and are unlikely to leak mineral oils into the sea during normal operating conditions.

Propulsion system for shipping group and bunker firm
23 Jun 2014 18:36 GMT
New tanker is due to operate mainly in northern Europe.

Engine for 'world's most eco-friendly containership' delivered
23 Jun 2014 14:36 GMT
Engine will primarily operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG).

GAC launches HullWiper at Sharjah
23 Jun 2014 11:38 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle has been extended to a third UAE port.

Castrol to become BP's sole marine lubricant brand
17 Jun 2014 07:24 GMT
BP Marine and Castrol Marine brands are to be consolidated to create a single product and service portfolio.

Tests confirm 27% fuel savings from Onboard DC Grid
16 Jun 2014 13:14 GMT
First documented results from a vessel outfitted with ABB's Onboard DC Grid.

Turkish supplier chooses flow meter technology
11 Jun 2014 21:11 GMT
Bunker firm says it aims to provide customers with increased accuracy and transparency as well as improving operational efficiency.

New MGO facility at Port of Tyne
10 Jun 2014 16:14 GMT
UK supplier offering MGO ex-pipe at Port of Tyne as well as truck deliveries across the North East.

World's first LNG-fuelled icebreaker to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
10 Jun 2014 08:49 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be launched in late 2015.

Up to 5% in fuel savings with new additive, says technology firm
09 Jun 2014 07:47 GMT
US firm enters marine market with 'successfully tested' additive.

Up to 4% in fuel savings with new fixed pitch propeller design
04 Jun 2014 14:21 GMT
Concept has been developed using the latest computational fluid dynamics technology.

EGR boiler ready for testing
29 May 2014 14:34 GMT
Including a pressurized exhaust gas boiler in the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) circuit could lead to 'substantial' energy savings, says manufacturer.

Bunker barge moves to Galle
22 May 2014 08:31 GMT
Barge is relocated to Galle, Sri Lanka, to carry out deliveries at anchorage and off port limits (OPL).

OW Bunker charters additional barge in Panama
22 May 2014 08:03 GMT
Bunker supplier expands supply capacity in Panama with the addition of the double-hulled Star Goethals.

Norwegian Navy aims to cut fuel use with hybrid propulsion
21 May 2014 15:18 GMT
New hybrid propulsion system is designed to improve fuel efficiency and operating flexibility.

Taichung 380 cSt deliveries to be suspended
20 May 2014 14:18 GMT
Supplies of 380 cSt are due to be halted as maintenance work is carried out on a delivery barge.

GAC launches HullWiper at Fujairah
20 May 2014 12:14 GMT
GAC's new hull-cleaning remotely operated vehicle is now at the Middle East's leading bunker port.

Electrical power and propulsion systems for offshore vessels
19 May 2014 15:42 GMT
ABB system package is designed to provide reliable and fuel efficient propulsion.

Evergas orders LNG fuel supply system and dual-fuel engines
19 May 2014 07:50 GMT
Ships are being built in China and are scheduled to be delivered in 2015.

Alfa Laval wins order to supply exhaust gas cleaning systems
19 May 2014 06:13 GMT
Delivery is scheduled for 2014.

New treasury management product for bunker suppliers
16 May 2014 15:44 GMT
Management product allows bunker suppliers to automate and streamline their complex treasury operations.

Petrobras launches bunker barge in Rio de Janeiro
15 May 2014 15:12 GMT
New delivery vessel has a storage capacity of 2,300 metric tonnes.

Scrubber systems for six Finnlines vessels
15 May 2014 08:49 GMT
The two main engines on each vessel are to be connected to a single integrated scrubber system.

Endofa launches truck supply operation in Honduras
13 May 2014 16:28 GMT
Bunker firm establishes physical supply operation in Central America with joint venture partner Uno.

Agreement to manufacture fuel-saving rigid sail
12 May 2014 07:04 GMT
First pre-commercial EnergySail is expected to be produced this year.

Scrubber retrofit for AIDA Luna
09 May 2014 08:45 GMT
Cruise vessel has been fitted with the first element of a comprehensive filter and exhaust gas treatment system.

OW 'fully operational' in US West Coast
08 May 2014 09:10 GMT
Bunker firm confirms the completion of several deliveries and the appointment of key members of staff.

Endofa moves to clean up bunker fraud with mass flow meter installation
01 May 2014 08:35 GMT
Supplier is set to be the first in West Africa to perform bunker transfers via the use of a mass flow meter.

Taichung 380 cst deliveries to be suspended
28 Apr 2014 08:03 GMT
Supplies of 380 cst are due to be halted whilst maintenance work is carried out on a delivery barge.

Fishing vessels to be fitted with exhaust after-treatment system
24 Apr 2014 15:04 GMT
System is designed for use in both marine diesel and heavy fuel oil engine operation.

RINA launches Efficient Ship notation
23 Apr 2014 20:33 GMT
Classification society has launched a new voluntary notation to clearly identify new ship designs which meet eco-ship criteria.

Japan's first gas engine to get DNV type approval
15 Apr 2014 15:17 GMT
Main engine for large vessels fuelled solely by gas is said to be the first Japanese gas engine to obtain DNV type approval.

US East Coast supplier acquires barge and tug
14 Apr 2014 09:07 GMT
Bunker firm aims to increase supply volumes with vessel acquisitions.

Lukoil restarts bunkering at Volgograd
10 Apr 2014 15:22 GMT
Russian supplier offering distillates and marine lubricants at Volga River port.

Fuel-saving products on show in Tokyo
10 Apr 2014 08:43 GMT
Technology on display includes low fuel consumption engines, hybrid power systems and low-drag hull forms.

US Navy to save fuel with energy storage system
10 Apr 2014 08:27 GMT
Energy storage system will function as a ship-wide uninterruptable power supply.

Underwater operation leads to fuel savings
08 Apr 2014 15:58 GMT
Tanker owner benefits from propeller device installation in Rotterdam.

Ferry operator achieves fuel savings of almost 40%
08 Apr 2014 14:24 GMT
Hybrid propulsion system enables Scottish firm to slash bunker costs.

First shipment of marine gas engine
08 Apr 2014 10:12 GMT
Five marine gas engines are to be used to power an LNG-fuelled barge in Hamburg.

Patent issued for glycerol hybrid fuel
07 Apr 2014 14:37 GMT
Researchers are developing eco-hybrid fuel technology for the marine, rail and power generation industries.

New Middle East turbocharging service
07 Apr 2014 14:04 GMT
Turbocharger applications are designed to help reduce fuel consumption while increasing efficiency and reliability.

DFDS chooses fuel-saving solutions
04 Apr 2014 12:12 GMT
Shipping company to install energy-saving technology on around 20 ships.

Fuel-saving rigid sail technology at Tokyo event
03 Apr 2014 12:51 GMT
Shipping technology to be presented for the first time next week in Japan.

Mobile app containing IMO conventions is launched
03 Apr 2014 11:45 GMT
New mobile app is available for download on Apple and Google Play stores.





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