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Stena Line Vessels to Be Fitted with Yara Shore Power Solutions

Apr 21, 2022

Stena Line and Yara Marine Technologies have signed a contract to install Yara Marine’s shore power solution on board four ferries as part of Stena Line’s efforts to minimize carbon emissions from their fleet. When connected to the local power grid at the port…

To Achieve Greener Shipping, "There's an App for That"

Apr 13, 2022

As part of a R&D project, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has investigated the influence of the behavioral change of individual seafarers on carbon emissions on selected ships managed by BSM Deutschland (BSMD). Using clean-tech start-up Signol’s app…

Wärtsilä to Maximize Engine Uptime, Reduce Emissions on Two MMS LNG Carriers

Apr 13, 2022

Finland-based marine engine and technology specialist Wärtsilä has signed agreements with the Japanese shipping group MMS to optimize maintenance and emissions for two MMS LNG carriers and maximize engine uptime.Wärtsilä said the agreements…

Konecranes, Cargotec Drop Merger Plans

Apr 07, 2022

Finnish engineering groups Konecranes and Cargotec decided on March 29 to cancel their planned merger after the United Kingdom Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) blocked the transaction, citing competition issues.The British watchdog decided to block the potential 4…

Yara Marine to Supply Shore Power Systems for Three Finnlines Vessels

Mar 31, 2022

Ro-ro and ro-pax operator Finnlines has inked a deal to install Yara Marine’s shore power solution on board three vessels to reduce fuel consumption, emissions, and noise in port. The installations are scheduled for completion in 2022.The turnkey…

MacGregor Wins Supply Contract for Four Höegh Autoliners PCTCs

Mar 24, 2022

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, was selected to supply comprehensive packages of RoRo equipment for four Aurora class pure car and truck carriers (PCTCs) to be built by China Merchant Heavy Industries (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. for Höegh Autoliners.The order has a value of more than $15 million…

ESAB Innovation Aims to Make Shipyard Welding More Efficient, Accurate

Mar 08, 2022

Jeff Chittim, ESAB’s North American Senior Product Manager for Heavy Industrial Products, discusses how WeldCloud online applications and the ESAB Heavy Industrial Product Line are a powerful tandem to help shipyards improve weld quality and efficiency…

ChartWorld Suspends Services to Russian Vessels and Companies

Mar 08, 2022

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, ChartWorld has announced the suspension of ECDIS, chart, and navigation data services to Russian-owned and managed vessels. Current vessels will be provided with chart updates to allow them to reach…

Cargotec, Konecranes Win EU Antitrust Approval for $5 Billion Merger

Feb 24, 2022

Cargotec and Konecranes on Thursday won EU antitrust clearance for their 4.5-billion-euro ($5 billion) deal to create a global leader in industrial machinery after agreeing to divest some businesses.The companies, which provide road and sea-cargo handling machinery and services to industries…

Optimarin Logs Record Revenue in '21

Feb 15, 2022

Optimarin announced record revenue in 2021 on strong sales of its ballast water treatment system (BWTS).The Norwegian supplier's annual turnover exceeded $34 million for the first time ever following a 20% increase in the number of systems sold versus 2020…

First Ship-to-Containership LNG Bunkering Ops in Port of Marseille Fos’

Jan 24, 2022

TotalEnergies and CMA CGM launched Marseilles’ inaugural ship-to-containership Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering operation in the Port of Marseille Fos, Southern France.CMA CGM BALI, a 15,000 TEU LNG-powered containership is deployed on the MEX 1service…

Is Baltic Sea Special Area for Passenger Ships Really Special?

Jan 13, 2022

The persistent eutrophication (being too rich in nutrients) of the Baltic Sea prompted the IMO’s Baltic Member States to tackle shipping’s < 0.1% contribution by designating the Baltic Sea as the first Special Area under Annex IV of IMO’s MARPOL Convention [1]…

Uz Tapped as MD for Schottel Turkey

Jan 11, 2022

Effective January 1, 2022, Seçkin Uz has been appointed Managing Director for Schottel Turkey.Uz has extensive experience and expertise in the area of ship propulsion. After earning a degree in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, he began…

LNG Newbuilds Drives Svanehøj to Record Order Intake in 2021

Dec 29, 2021

Demand for LNG-fuelled newbuilds is growing across the shipping industry, and with it Danish pump specialist Svanehøj reports it has quadrupled its sales of fuel pump solutions in 2021 and is heading for an all-time high order intake.  2021…

New Device Aims to Improve Docking Safety

Dec 23, 2021

A new innovative device has been engineered to improve docking safety.Designed to be installed on quay walls, the Dynamic Protective Barrier features a novel mechanism to dissipate energy for short duration impact caused by docking vessels.Matthew Czerniatewicz…

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