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Home » News » Services, Products & Technology - Q3 2014

Services, Products & Technology - Q3 2014

R&D project aims to develop new fuel-flexible engine
22 Sep 2014 10:50 GMT
Project objective is to achieve 'significant reductions' in fuel consumption and exhaust emissions.

PDVSA looks at supplying international clients in Bonaire
19 Sep 2014 12:08 GMT
Bunker supplier requests feedback from clients as it looks to start delivering marine fuel to customers at the Caribbean island of Bonaire.

CEPSA reconfirms DMB 0.1% launch
18 Sep 2014 10:37 GMT
Spanish supplier reconfirms its intention to have DMB 0.1% sulphur fuel available at its main bunker supply ports by December 2014.

Membrane containment technology chosen for six VLECs
18 Sep 2014 08:45 GMT
Very large ethane carriers (VLECs) are scheduled to be delivered between 2016 and 2017.

Part load kits offer 'lowest possible fuel consumption' in part load range
17 Sep 2014 08:57 GMT
New part load kits for the MaK M 32 E engine are said to provide improved fuel efficiency in the part load range.

Engine for world's first LNG-fuelled containership installed
16 Sep 2014 15:35 GMT
Described as 'the world's first dual-fuel slow-speed engine'.

Bunker firm buys tanker for Azov-Black Sea Basin operations
16 Sep 2014 13:22 GMT
Vessel to be named after lake in the North Caucasus.

Blyth tank painting under way as project nears completion
16 Sep 2014 12:14 GMT
Tanks are painted 'gleaming white' as marine fuel storage project progresses towards completion.

Dual-fuel engine for Queensland Curtis LNG ships
15 Sep 2014 13:18 GMT
Dual-fuel diesel-electric (DFDE) propulsion solution to be used by four LNG carriers supporting the shipment of cargoes from the world's first project to turn gas from coal seams into LNG.

'Improved fuel consumption' with the Cat C4.4 ACERT
12 Sep 2014 13:38 GMT
Caterpillar Marine confirms the launch of the Cat C4.4 ACERT generator set for commercial vessels.

'Better fuel consumption' engines to power tugs in South Africa
11 Sep 2014 17:12 GMT
Transnet National Ports Authority selects engines to power eight harbour tugs.

First bulk carrier to adopt Wartsila's multi-fuel technology
11 Sep 2014 11:54 GMT
Vessel will be able to operate on liquefied natural gas, marine diesel fuel, biofuel and heavy fuel oil.

Fuel gas handling system gets DNV GL approval in principle
09 Sep 2014 13:42 GMT
Approval in principle (AIP) covers improvements to the original LNGPac system.

'Milestone' order to supply dual-fuel engines
09 Sep 2014 11:06 GMT
Engine technology is said to combine efficient fuel consumption and low investment costs.

Lubmarine launches lubricant at SMM 2014
09 Sep 2014 08:35 GMT
Talusia LS 25 is specifically designed for slow-speed two-stroke engines running distillate fuels with 0.1% sulphur content.

Dual-fuel engines to power Baltic feeder ships
08 Sep 2014 11:52 GMT
Engine is said to offer low fuel consumption and enable LNG fuel to be used at all engine loads.

'Reduced fuel consumption' with new propeller system
08 Sep 2014 08:23 GMT
New controllable pitch (CP) propeller system is said to offer greater efficiency and lower bunker consumption.

Mobilgard 5100 receives interim No Objection Letter (NOL) from Wärtsilä
04 Sep 2014 15:57 GMT
NOL covers the use of cylinder oil in Wärtsilä's RTA, RT-Flex and W-X engines.

Emulsified fuel demonstration today
04 Sep 2014 07:32 GMT
Company says its product is 'the cheapest, safest and highest quality fuel emulsion on the world market today'.

OW Bunker: Delivery time down 50% with Coriolis flow meter
03 Sep 2014 06:37 GMT
OW Bunker says it has delivered 'significant' time and cost savings for clients with the use of an MPA-approved Coriolis flow meter in Singapore.

Harvey Gulf aims to optimize fuel economy with new management agreement
28 Aug 2014 08:35 GMT
Technical management agreement covers six LNG-fuelled platform supply vessels and two offshore construction vessels powered by diesel fuel.

Naming ceremony for tri-fuel 'Deal of the Year' ship
26 Aug 2014 13:11 GMT
Tri-fuel LNG carrier has been built to transport gas on a year-round basis from practically any existing LNG terminal in the world.

New fuel gas handling solution launched
26 Aug 2014 09:21 GMT
Upgraded LNGPac system is being officially launched this week at the Offshore Northern Seas 2014 (ONS 2014) conference and exhibition.

New Low Loss Hybrid energy system achieves 15% fuel savings in tests
25 Aug 2014 09:33 GMT
System is said to have produced fuel savings of 15% during a comprehensive measurement programme.

CEPSA launches new DMB 0.1% marine fuel
22 Aug 2014 15:47 GMT
Spanish supplier says that it aims to have DMB 0.1% sulphur fuel available at its main bunker supply ports by December 2014.

More than 1 million tonnes supplied by ExxonMobil via MPA-approved mass flow metering system
20 Aug 2014 12:35 GMT
Oil major reaches milestone in the delivery of marine fuel using the MPA-approved mass flow metering system.

Emulsified fuel demonstration in September
20 Aug 2014 08:33 GMT
Company says its product is 'the cheapest, safest and highest quality fuel emulsion on the world market today'.

Castrol invites users to 'climb aboard the virtual vessel'
19 Aug 2014 12:31 GMT
Users are able to click on different pieces of equipment and view the Castrol products that are available for each application.

Danish firm closes fuel cell business
18 Aug 2014 12:28 GMT
Company could no longer justify the investments and risk needed to move the company forward, says CEO.

Aegean Fujairah storage facility update
15 Aug 2014 07:39 GMT
President confirms that Aegean is in the process of testing equipment and obtaining safety certificates and that it has arranged for a shipment of oil to arrive at its Fujairah facility.

Project to evaluate dual-fuel marine applications and opportunities in Europe
14 Aug 2014 11:28 GMT
Joint project will seek to determine how American Power Group's Turbocharged Natural Gas Dual-Fuel System can be commercialized in Europe for marine applications.

SMM to showcase 'fuel-saving' technology that converts waste heat into electric power
13 Aug 2014 11:38 GMT
'Revolutionary' new system is said to provide fuel savings of up to 200 tonnes per year.

Vitol completes acquisition of Shell's Australian downstream business; launches Viva Energy
13 Aug 2014 08:56 GMT
New company Viva Energy Australia comprises Shell's Geelong refinery and retail business along with its bulk fuels, bitumen, chemicals and part of its lubricants businesses in Australia.

OW Bunker and Petrocosta enter strategic partnership in Colombia
11 Aug 2014 12:04 GMT
Petrocosta to handle sourcing, blending and storage while OW Bunker will be responsible for sales and marketing.

Rolls-Royce engines to power three double-ended ferries
08 Aug 2014 12:14 GMT
MTU diesel engines will be used to propel three double-ended ferries in Turkey.

Class approval for exhaust gas cleaning system
05 Aug 2014 11:58 GMT
DeltaLangh has received final class approval from Germanischer Lloyd for its exhaust gas cleaning system.

PDVSA conducts Puerto Cabello barge delivery poll
05 Aug 2014 07:18 GMT
Supplier requests feedback from clients regarding the idea of re-establishing a bunker barge service at Puerto Cabello.

Joint project to develop condition-based engine monitoring systems for MAN B&W Engines
30 Jul 2014 12:41 GMT
The developed systems will be designed to assist in the early detection of abnormalities in electronically-controlled diesel engines.

Presenting the 'all-in-one' emissions monitoring system
30 Jul 2014 09:12 GMT
System is said to be able to record all relevant emissions on board a ship, thereby aiding compliance with MARPOL regulations.

MPA issues mandatory mass flow metering circular
29 Jul 2014 07:55 GMT
MPA will be mandating the use of a mass flow metering system for bunker deliveries in Singapore from 1 January 2017.

Southern Towing Company selects engines for their 'unmatched' fuel economy
25 Jul 2014 13:06 GMT
Company is said to operate one of the most fuel-efficient inland barge fleets on the Mississippi River System and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

Scrubber 'successfully' tested on board Maersk ship
25 Jul 2014 07:51 GMT
Tests are said to confirm full compliance with MARPOL Annex VI regulations.

'First' ethane-powered ocean-going vessels ordered
22 Jul 2014 12:42 GMT
Ethane chosen as fuel in preference to heavy fuel oil (HFO) due to its more competitive pricing and because bunkering is 'significantly shorter'.

Wärtsilä agreement covers 80 dual-fuel engines
15 Jul 2014 13:34 GMT
Finnish firm signs technical management agreements that include condition-based maintenance (CBM) for 80 Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel engines over a five-year period.

World's first green-ship equipment certification centre opens in Korea
14 Jul 2014 12:04 GMT
New centre has been set up to test, evaluate and certify green-ship equipment and to carry out R&D projects.

Meeting the emission challenge
14 Jul 2014 06:22 GMT
A look at scrubber technology and new advances.

Alfa Laval's adaptive fuel line
11 Jul 2014 12:22 GMT
Alfa Laval says its adaptive fuel line puts operators in full control of fuel line processes and opportunities for energy optimization.

Cutting fuel consumption by 12% with waste heat recovery system
10 Jul 2014 12:28 GMT
17 container ships are to use a waste heat recovery system that enables power to be generated with a lower overall fuel consumption.

ExxonMobil launches ExxonMobil Premium HDME 50 Marine Fuel
09 Jul 2014 12:25 GMT
New marine fuel is designed to help ship operators comply with the new ECA 0.1% sulphur limit set to be introduced in January.

New GAC yacht service also covers bunker fuels
02 Jul 2014 08:41 GMT
Newly formed GAC Greece Yachting Services is designed to cater for the needs of high-end leisure craft calling at the country's ports and marinas.

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