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Home » News » Vessel News - Q1 2015


Vessel News - Q1 2015

Carnival orders 'the most efficient ships' in its history
27 Mar 2015 10:44 GMT
Nine fuel-efficient vessels ordered by Carnival are scheduled to be completed between 2019 and 2022.

Carisbrooke: three months of ECA operation 'without a hitch'
24 Mar 2015 15:00 GMT
UK firm explains that it has faced a number of challenges in preparing for the ECA regulation changes.

New fuel-saving LNG carrier designs launched
23 Mar 2015 09:35 GMT
The fuel consumption of two designs is said to be the best in its class.

Electric propulsion for world's largest civilian hospital ship
19 Mar 2015 16:45 GMT
Vessel is to be fitted with two ABB Azipod C propulsion units and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

North America's first LNG-powered ferry to be delivered in Canada
19 Mar 2015 14:06 GMT
Vessel features an integrated diesel electric propulsion system, with four power generators that can run on either LNG or marine diesel oil.

GE Marine to propel next generation of MSC cruise ships
16 Mar 2015 11:17 GMT
GE's marine division selected as main partner to lead project to propel next generation of MSC cruise vessels.

Technical trials of LNG Hybrid Barge 'successful'
16 Mar 2015 08:22 GMT
'Bumblebee' set to commence supplying low-emission power to cruise ships at the port of Hamburg in May.

LNG-fuelled OSV in commercial operation for Shell
13 Mar 2015 11:46 GMT
Vessel is to refuel at Harvey Gulf's new LNG bunkering facility at Port Fourchon.

New ferry to be powered by Wartsila dual-fuel engines
12 Mar 2015 11:05 GMT
Engine technology is scheduled be delivered in early 2016.

Multraship to cut fuel costs by 'up to 30%' with hybrid tug
11 Mar 2015 10:43 GMT
Vessel features diesel-direct, diesel-electric and battery-powered propulsion systems.

Keel laying ceremony for LNG-conversion-ready tanker
10 Mar 2015 10:53 GMT
Vessel is one of five LNG-conversion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

Turnkey ro-ro package for dual-fuel ferry
10 Mar 2015 09:56 GMT
Ro-pax ferry is due to operate on the shuttle route between Tallinn and Helsinki.

EcoLiner slashes bunker costs by 'up to 25%'
09 Mar 2015 10:40 GMT
Damen claims ship is 'easily the greenest inland shipping vessel in Europe'.

Conrad Industries confirms LNG bunker barge contract
05 Mar 2015 14:49 GMT
Texas-based Conrad Orange Shipyard to build first North American barge capable of fuelling ships with liquefied natural gas.

LNG-fuelled ferry contract signed
27 Feb 2015 12:17 GMT
New vessel is to be built in Finland and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

Contract to build North America's first dedicated LNG bunker barge
26 Feb 2015 10:24 GMT
Vessel is expected to be deployed in Tacoma and Jacksonville, with delivery expected in early 2016.

DNV GL welcomes MSC Oscar with fuel-saving features
19 Feb 2015 12:18 GMT
The world's largest containership has been designed with a number of efficiency-enhancing features.

Propulsion system chosen for new hybrid ferry
18 Feb 2015 12:43 GMT
New ferry combines a diesel-electric propulsion system with lithium-ion batteries.

First order for in-line closed-loop scrubber system
17 Feb 2015 10:12 GMT
Scrubbers are scheduled to be installed on two Stena Line ferries in 2015 and 2016.

Bureau Veritas wins Canadian gas fuel contracts
17 Feb 2015 09:32 GMT
Two ro-ro cargo ferries are to be built for Canadian shipping firms.

Order for 30 dual-fuel engines
11 Feb 2015 11:25 GMT
Engines are to primarily utilize LNG as fuel, but are also capable of running on conventional marine diesel fuels.

COSCO ships to be powered by engines with 2-700 cSt viscosity range
10 Feb 2015 10:53 GMT
Engine is designed to operate on fuels with a viscosity ranging from 2.0 cSt to 700 cSt at 50 degrees centigrade.

Harvey Gulf becomes first North American OSV operator to bunker LNG
09 Feb 2015 19:38 GMT
New Orleans marine transportation company announces first bunkering of an offshore support vessel with liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel in North America.

Shell LNG bunker vessel to be powered by 20DF engines
09 Feb 2015 10:20 GMT
Vessel is to be used to carry out deliveries in northwest Europe.

Air lubrication system could save more than 5% in bunker costs
06 Feb 2015 12:55 GMT
Silverstream Technologies and Shell announce 'successful' trials of a new friction-reducing air lubrication system.

'Major fuel consumption savings' with new general cargo ship
05 Feb 2015 14:57 GMT
Ship designer says fuel consumption is expected to be almost 50% lower than conventional dry cargo vessels of similar type and size.

Bore Ltd orders scrubber system
04 Feb 2015 12:19 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning system is to installed aboard the M/V Seagard to comply with ECA sulphur requirements.

Integrated propulsion solution for three gas-fuelled tugs
28 Jan 2015 11:38 GMT
Vessels are to be built to operate mainly on LNG with the flexibility to switch to 'the most suitable fuel according to availability, price and local environmental restrictions'.

Keel laying ceremony for Crowley's first LNG-powered ships
23 Jan 2015 10:52 GMT
Ships are scheduled for delivery in 2017.

Dual-fuel ferry construction under way
20 Jan 2015 13:08 GMT
New vessels will be the first in BC Ferries' fleet to operate as dual-fuel, capable of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) or diesel fuel.

VLGC fitted with exhaust gas cleaning system
16 Jan 2015 11:55 GMT
Dorian LPG vessel is fitted with Clean Marine scrubber technology.

Skangass commissions LNG bunker vessel
15 Jan 2015 20:02 GMT
Vessel is to operate in Skagerrak, Kattegat and the Baltic Sea.

Two fuel-saving dredgers ordered
14 Jan 2015 16:20 GMT
Dutch firm says it paid 'special attention' to the energy efficiency of the vessels during the design phase.

Rolls-Royce propulsion to boost fuel efficiency of Alaska class ferries
13 Jan 2015 17:18 GMT
The Rolls-Royce Promas propulsion system is designed to increase fuel efficiency and enhance manoeuvrability.

Stena ferry set to be world's first methanol-fuelled sea vessel
13 Jan 2015 10:11 GMT
Passenger ferry is to be converted to methanol over a 45-day period from January 28, 2015.

Horizon Lines secures emissions control waiver
12 Jan 2015 06:38 GMT
Shipper will be permitted to burn low sulphur fuel oil while it pursues the installation of exhaust gas cleaning systems on its vessels.

Singapore oil spill update
06 Jan 2015 13:35 GMT
Possible sighting of an oil patch off the coast of Tanjong Berakit, north-east of Bintan.

Oil tanker and bulk carrier collide in Singapore
02 Jan 2015 13:25 GMT
The cargo tanks of the oil tanker Alyarmouk are said to have sustained damage, resulting in a crude oil spill.





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