TMS CARDIFF GAS announces four long-term time charter contracts with SHELL and places newbuilding orders for additional X Carrier Series of LNG ships

TMS CARDIFF GAS announces four long-term time charter contracts with SHELL and places newbuilding orders for additional X Carrier Series of LNG ships

TMS Cardiff Gas has signed additional contracts with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) & Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) of Korea for the construction of 174,000 cubic meter LNG carriers with XDF propulsion. This …
Dec 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Blue Planet’s bulk carrier Afros wins “Ship of the Year” award at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Blue Planet’s bulk carrier Afros wins “Ship of the Year” award at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Blue Planet Shipping announced earlier this week that the Company has received the “Ship of the Year Award” for the vessel mv Afros at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018. The mv Afros is the …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce received Approval in Principle (AIP) from classification organization ABS for its novel hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs. The AIP was granted following an evaluation of the world’s first …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce wins propulsion contract for nine Ro-Ro vessels

Rolls-Royce wins propulsion contract for nine Ro-Ro vessels

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has won a significant contract to deliver the propulsion system to nine vessels to be built by Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co in China for the Italian Grimaldi Group. The nine 238 meter long …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Curious
Danish shipyard orders large equipment package from Rolls-Royce

Danish shipyard orders large equipment package from Rolls-Royce

The Danish yard Karstensens Skibsværft is set build and design two new vessels for trawl and purse seine fishing ordered by two Icelandic ship-owning companies. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has been selected to …
Nov 12, 2018 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS

Wärtsilä HY hybrid power module gets further validation with AIP from ABS

The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module, the innovative Wärtsilä HY, has been granted Approval in Principle (AIP) by ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical …
Sep 28, 2018 /  Curious
MAN Wins Propulsion System Order for Impressive Trawlers

MAN Wins Propulsion System Order for Impressive Trawlers

Order for largest factory vessels in a generation includes main and auxiliary engines, and propellers MAN Energy Solutions has won the contract to supply the propulsion system for 7 × 109-metre Russian factory …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Curious
GTT concluded a contract with VARD for the supply of LNG tanks for the Ponant icebreaker

GTT concluded a contract with VARD for the supply of LNG tanks for the Ponant icebreaker

GTT concluded, Tuesday, a contract with the Norwegian shipyard VARD for the supply of the LNG tanks of the expedition ship PONANT Icebreaker (see also CruiseMapper). This ship, the delivery of which is planned in 2021, …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Curious
ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency

ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency

ABB to supply the complete electric power and propulsion package for the Virgin Voyages’ new fleet (see also CruiseMapper). The initial Virgin Voyages vessel, due for delivery in 2020, will be the first of a fleet …
Jun 25, 2018 /  Cruise
World’s first Autodocking installation successfully tested by Wärtsilä

World’s first Autodocking installation successfully tested by Wärtsilä

The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully carried out testing of its innovative autodocking technology. The tests were carried out with the ‘Folgefonn’, an 83-metre long ferry owned by leading …
Apr 27, 2018 /  Curious