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NYK to Study, Trial Emission Reduction Gear On Up to 50 Bulk Carriers

Jul 08, 2022

NYK signed a business alliance agreement with Nakashima Propeller, a marine equipment manufacturer that develops and sells ship propellers as well as energy-saving devices, and Fluid Techno, a ship design company with fluid analysis technology, to explore options to help cut greenhouse gas emissions from ships. Specifically, the agreement signed on July 7 aims to verify the effects of energy-saving…

Pacific Basin Chooses Graphene-Based Propeller Coating

Apr 01, 2024

Dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin has decided to apply a sustainable graphene-based propeller coating XGIT-PROP, developed by Canadian company GIT Coatings, across its entire fleet.Following successful application and observing positive results on one of its Supramax dry bulk vessels…

World’s First: Wärtsilä Hybrid Propulsion for Bulkers

Jan 29, 2020

The technology solutions provider for the marine and energy markets Wärtsilä has been selected to provide the complete system design and full equipment scope for two new 9300 DWT self-discharging bulk carriers featuring hybrid propulsion.The…

SCHOTTEL to Equip Fireboat Pair

Jan 08, 2020

The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has chosen SCHOTTEL for two more fire-fighting vessels. Each of the fireboats features two rudderpropellers type SRP 150 L FP (380 kW each) with a propeller diameter of 1.10 m and a transverse thruster type STT 60 FP (100 kW)…

'eTug' Powered by Battery, Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Oct 29, 2019

Tokyo Kisen Co., Ltd. and e5 Lab Inc. have jointly developed the new concept design of “e5 Tug,” electric propulsion harbor tugboat powered by large-capacity battery and a hydrogen fuel cell.The e5 Tug is a harbor tug fully electrified and designed…

ABB to Equip Lindblad' New Icegoing Vessel

Apr 10, 2019

Swiss-Swedish tech giant ABB  is to supply power, automation, propulsion and digital systems for the second icegoing cruise ship to be built for Lindblad Expeditions by Ulstein Verft shipyard.Destined to take exploration cruise guests sustainably and safely on voyages deep into remote polar regions…

GE to Propel MSC Cruises Fleet

Feb 14, 2019

GE’s Marine Solutions has once again been selected by MSC Cruises and Fincantieri to provide the marine electric propulsion technology for two new Seaside EVO ships, further driving the evolution of the Seaside Class next-generation mega cruise ships…

HHLA Transports Ship Propeller for Hyundai Supreme

Sep 17, 2018

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) loaded the biggest ship propeller in the world onto a vessel. The “HHLA IV” floating crane brought the gigantic 110-tonne object to the port of Waltershof, where it was hoisted onto the “Hyundai Supreme” container ship…

MT-FAST Fuel-saving Device Installed on 500 Vessels

Aug 02, 2018

MT-FAST, a fuel-saving device jointly developed by NYK Group company MTI Co. Ltd. and Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation, has now been installed on over 500 vessels. Operational data has proven the device to be effective in saving fuel.MT-FAST is…

Mitsubishi, Wärtsilä Joins for Improved Power and Propulsion Solution

Dec 12, 2017

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co., LTD (MHI-MME) and the smart technology group Wärtsilä have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the commercial marketing of a new energy solution for ships.  The…

Australian Destroyer Enters Sea Trials

Nov 29, 2017

The second Hobart class destroyer, NUSHIP Brisbane, has commenced her first phase of sea trials, which will test the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems. The initial trial phase, which will occur over the coming months, will…

Propeller Club elects RADM Whitehead as International President

Nov 24, 2017

At its 91st annual convention last month, the International Propeller Club of the United States elected and installed its leaders for the coming year and beyond.  Representatives of the Club’s more than 75 chapters from around the world elected Rear Admiral Joel Whitehead…

MOL Research on Marine Rotary Machineries

Nov 08, 2017

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced plans to work with Asahi Kasei Engineering Corporation (AEC) on a project to verify predictive detection of abnormalities in marine rotary machineries using vibrating sensors. The research will focus…

AI to Estimate Vessel Speed and Fuel Consumption

Nov 08, 2017

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that it teamed up with Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., and Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology to verify the accuracy of technology to estimate vessel performance at sea by applying Fujitsu's artificial intelligence (AI) technology…

RSC Bio Solutions Gains Kawasaki OEM Approvals

Sep 18, 2017

RSC Bio Solutions, a provider of high performance Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) - hydraulic fluids, gear oils and greases - and industrial cleaners and solvents, said it has received OEM approvals for use in Kawasaki Heavy Industries’…

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