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Home » News » Vessel News - Q1 2013

Vessel News - Q1 2013

Ship managers to play key role in controlling fuel consumption
26 Mar 2013 14:18 GMT
COO says ship managers will play an important role in controlling consumption on existing ships and the eco ships of the future.

Decline in LNG freight market 'likely'
26 Mar 2013 13:28 GMT
Additional production required to keep unchartered vessels employed is 'not on the cards', says research firm.

Fuel-saving ship christened in South Korea
21 Mar 2013 14:35 GMT
Technology features are designed to lower fuel consumption and achieve a higher EEDI.

MSC Preziosa to receive '7 Golden Pearls' award
20 Mar 2013 11:31 GMT
Award is a demonstration that MSC Cruises is committed to the environment, says Bureau Veritas.

Environship concept wins award
19 Mar 2013 19:50 GMT
Ship design includes integrated rudder and propeller system to reduce fuel consumption.

Fuel-saving VLCC awarded Green Passport
19 Mar 2013 09:02 GMT
Vessel is said to significantly reduce fuel consumption and associated emissions.

First gas-fuelled supply vessel turns 10
18 Mar 2013 07:14 GMT
Next month will mark 10 years since the world's first LNG-powered supply vessel hit the waves.

Making the next generation of cruise ships cleaner and greener
15 Mar 2013 08:56 GMT
Sea trials completed by power conversion technology firm.

CMA CGM reaffirms its commitment to green shipping
14 Mar 2013 18:37 GMT
New vessels are equipped with the latest environmental technology, says container shipping giant.

Wartsila in maintenance agreement for LNG-fuelled vessel
14 Mar 2013 12:08 GMT
5-year maintenance agreement signed for world's largest LNG-powered passenger ferry.

Engines cut fuel costs by 7%
13 Mar 2013 14:11 GMT
Type approval test of two ultra-long stroke marine engines is completed.

Non-compliant ships should be 'named and shamed'
27 Feb 2013 14:45 GMT
Report suggests that the culture of compliance may break down due to the cost savings that can be achieved by running on non-compliant fuel.

Wärtsilä wins repeat order for exhaust gas cleaning systems
26 Feb 2013 13:37 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning technology is to be installed on four vessels being built for Ignazio Messina & Co.

Harley Marine vessel to be delivered in March
26 Feb 2013 07:18 GMT
Marine transportation firm is due to take delivery of the first of three vessels next month.

LNG-powered gas carrier to be launched in April
21 Feb 2013 08:51 GMT
Vessel is the second in a series of four gas carriers.

Rotterdam rewards Green Award LNG tankers
20 Feb 2013 11:41 GMT
European port says it is the first in the world to reward ocean-going LNG tankers with a Green Award certificate.

OW launches second supply vessel in Gulf of Mexico
19 Feb 2013 00:03 GMT
The Wappen von Hamburg will be deployed from March 2013.

Teekay LNG Partners orders fuel-saving vessels
14 Feb 2013 07:34 GMT
LNG carriers will each have two dual-fuel, ultra long two-stroke gas injection engines.

Clipper vessels ISO 50001 certified for energy management
11 Feb 2013 09:23 GMT
CEO says certification is a natural step in the group's focus on reducing its fuel consumption.

Norway in pole position for battery-powered ships
08 Feb 2013 21:13 GMT
Norwegian shipping industry is said to be 'well prepared for the future'.

Washington State Ferries explores LNG
06 Feb 2013 14:13 GMT
World's third-largest ferry operator to explore the possibility of running its vessels on liquefied natural gas.

Approval of fuel-saving LNG tanker documentation
04 Feb 2013 14:41 GMT
Vessel design is said to meet the highest environmental requirements.

Bunker event on board LNG-fuelled cruise vessel
30 Jan 2013 08:53 GMT
2013 conference to take place on board the world’s largest passenger cruise vessel fuelled by liquefied natural gas.

OW Bunker acquires vessels for physical supply
29 Jan 2013 07:35 GMT
Newly-acquired vessels will operate in the Nordic region.

Evergas orders LNG carriers
24 Jan 2013 08:03 GMT
Vessels will be built to meet the highest environmental and efficiency performance measures, says Danish firm.

Ferry first for Bureau Veritas energy-saving notation
21 Jan 2013 16:22 GMT
Bureau Veritas issues the first of its new voluntary SEEMP notations.

Wärtsilä to power fuel-efficient ferry
21 Jan 2013 08:53 GMT
Finnish firm to supply the main engines and auxiliary generating sets.

Dutch firm to install LNG bunkering system
18 Jan 2013 12:31 GMT
Bunkering system to be installed on ferries travelling from Norway to Denmark.

World's first electrically-powered car ferry
15 Jan 2013 09:56 GMT
Vessel's batteries will be recharged in the breaks between crossings.

'Most eco-friendly cruise ship ever built'
11 Jan 2013 11:13 GMT
LNG-fuelled vessel is scheduled to begin operating next week.

Dual-fuel FPSO vessel completes load tests
10 Jan 2013 22:10 GMT
Dual-fuel engines are capable of running on marine diesel oil, treated well gas or treated crude.

LNG tanker with dual-fuel engine completed
07 Jan 2013 11:38 GMT
Liquefied natural gas tanker is owner's first with dual-fuel engine technology.

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