ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China, after the technology package for Chinese-built Viking Line vessel has been extended to include the ABB Ability™ System …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Curious
ABS Joins Forces Introducing Space Technology to Shipping

ABS Joins Forces Introducing Space Technology to Shipping

Composite technology a “game changer” for LNG as marine fuel ABS, OceanFinance and Scorpius Space Launch Company (SSLC) are joining forces on the SPACE TECH4SEA project to adapt composite technologies …
Nov 9, 2018 /  Curious
SEA\LNG voices strong support for MEPC 73 outcomes

SEA\LNG voices strong support for MEPC 73 outcomes

LNG as a marine fuel reaffirmed as central to meeting emission reductions targets SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine …
Nov 5, 2018 /  Vessels
ABS Awards AIP for MARIC Dual Fuel Newcastlemax

ABS Awards AIP for MARIC Dual Fuel Newcastlemax

ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to the Marine Design & Research Institute of China (MARIC) for a novel Dual Fuel Design for a 210,000 DWT Bulk Carrier. MARIC, a subsidiary company of China State …
Nov 1, 2018 /  All
Skangas in agreement with Gothia Tanker Alliance to deliver natural gas (LNG) as fuel to new tankers

Skangas in agreement with Gothia Tanker Alliance to deliver natural gas (LNG) as fuel to new tankers

Skangas entered into an agreement with parts of the Gothia Tanker Alliance to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. The new agreement comprises current as well as new vessels with LNG propulsion soon to come. The …
Oct 31, 2018 /  Curious
Caterpillar to convert three Balearia ferries from diesel to LNG Dual Fuel

Caterpillar to convert three Balearia ferries from diesel to LNG Dual Fuel

Caterpillar Marine has announced that the Spanish shipping company Baleària, will be converting three ferries from Diesel to LNG dual fuel using Caterpillar and MaK solutions. Caterpillar Marine dealer Finanzauto …
Oct 24, 2018 /  Vessels
Project Forward paves the way for meeting IMO’s reduction on CO2 emissions

Project Forward paves the way for meeting IMO’s reduction on CO2 emissions

The Project Forward initiative led by Athens-Based Arista Shipping, with Wärtsilä as one of the participants, demonstrates that with LNG as fuel, an advanced hull design, and highly efficient propulsion …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) joins SEA\LNG coalition

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) joins SEA\LNG coalition

Singapore MPA becomes third port member to join SEA\LNG, alongside Port of Rotterdam and Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation (YKIP) SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the …
Oct 3, 2018 /  Vessels
MOL LNG-Fueled Tugboat Named Ishin

MOL LNG-Fueled Tugboat Named Ishin

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) on Friday announced that naming and launching ceremonies for the company's LNG-fueled tugboat, built at Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd., were held on September 28. The tugboat was …
Oct 1, 2018 /  Vessels
Bomin Exits the Bunker Markets in Singapore and Antwerp

Bomin Exits the Bunker Markets in Singapore and Antwerp

The Bomin Group, a supplier of marine fuels, announced earlier this month that it will exit the bunker markets in Singapore and Antwerp. Going forward Bomin will operate from only two offices: Houston and Hamburg. The …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Curious