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Marinvest Undertakes Second NSR Passage

Oct 03, 2011

On the 15th of August M/T Marilee LR1 Ice Class 1A, successfully completed her first Northern Sea Route Passage, safely escorted by Rosatomflot's nuclear ice breaker Vaigach. The savings compared to a voyage through Suez were 18 days and…

Ocean Towing with Z-Drives

Oct 03, 2011

Western Towboat leads the way with tractor tugs. For a first-hand look at how tractor tugs are used for ocean towing on the West Coast, I took a ride on the first Titan class vessel built by Western Towboat out of Seattle, Wash. The 108…

First VLCC Order with the New G-Type Engine

Sep 23, 2011

Greek ship management company Almi Tankers S.A. is set to establish itself as a market front runner with the new ultralong-stroke G-type engine tailor-made for Very Large Crude Carriers.Athens-based ship management company Almi Tankers S…

Kongsberg Maritime Wins Navy Engine Room Simulator Deal

Sep 22, 2011

Kongsberg Maritime was selected by BAE and the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide a custom engine room simulator for the training of engineers aboard Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) vessels. The…

WESMAR’s Commercial Bow Thrusters Part of Huge Australian LNG Project

Sep 21, 2011

WESMAR has shipped six of its large commercial bow thrusters for installation on three, 80-meter Ropax (Ro-Ro) vessels that will be working on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project of historic proportion in Australia. The vessels are part of…

Boatswain's Locker Hosts Marine Trade Open House

Sep 21, 2011

Everyone in the marine trades, from boat builders to technicians to operators, are invited to attend the Boatswain’s Locker Open House in Costa Mesa, CA on Monday, October 3, 2011. The open house will feature Boatswain’s Locker’s primary…

Tug Malta Chooses Royston for Engine Monitoring System

Sep 21, 2011

Tug Malta, the only company licensed for towage operations in Malta, is having a Royston enginei fuel consumption monitoring system fitted to its newest tug. The vessel is currently under construction at the Zamakona yard in Spain and when it…

Emax E-Volution: The Fastest and Greenest Superyacht Ever?

Sep 20, 2011

Designed by Sauter Carbon Offset and built by Ned Ship, the 66m Emax E-Volution is, according to the designer, a culmination of the best the yachting world, a vessel with a maximum speed of 28 knots and an unlimited 'Zero Carbon' cruising range at 14 knots…

Chinese Yard Launches SUPER GREEN 8500 for Carisbrooke

Sep 20, 2011

On Monday September 26, the Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Ltd. will launch Yno YZJ2010-931, the first vessel of the ‘SUPER GREEN 8500’ type for Carisbrooke Shipping.With this vessel the yard is the first Chinese shipyard launching a vessel with a Groot Cross-Bow®…

BELCO and A.P. Moller - Maersk Ink Exhaust Gas Cleaning Contract

Sep 19, 2011

Demonstration Aboard the Maersk Taurus Containership.Belco Technologies Corporation (BELCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont, headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., USA, has reached an agreement with A.P. Moller – Maersk, headquartered in Copenhagen…

John Deere Power Systems introduces redesigned 6068SFM75

Sep 16, 2011

New design offers 400 hp in a more compact 6.8L marine engine. John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) is pleased to announce a redesigned PowerTech™ 6068SFM75 marine diesel engine that offers a power range of 186 kW to 298 kW (249 hp to 400 hp)…

ZF Marine LLC takes delivery of ZF POD 4000 demonstration vessel

Sep 15, 2011

ZF Marine has taken delivery of a new 50 foot Viking Sportfishing yacht. The purpose of this vessel will be to demonstrate the ZF POD 4000 propulsion system. The vessel is equipped with two Caterpillar C18 engines each producing 1150 bhp. These engines are mated to ZF 500 series transmissions…

Rolls-Royce Wins Contract to Supply Water Jets for Indian Coast Guard

Sep 14, 2011

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a contract from India’s Cochin Shipyard to supply 60 water jets for a new fleet of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels for the Indian Coast Guard.The contract will involve the supply of Rolls-Royce Kamewa 71S3np water jets (three per vessel)…

Lloyd's Register Educational Trust-funded Collegium

Sep 14, 2011

Lloyd's Register Educational Trust-funded collegium provides innovative forum to find solutions for the carbon capture and storage industry. University of Southampton-based initiative combined students, faculty and the private sector. A…

ICS Urges Shipowners to Get EEDI

Sep 14, 2011

The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners’ associations represent all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, met in London on 13 September. CO2 RegulationICS…

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US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

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Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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