SHI Wins Another Shuttle Tanker For AET 1

SHI Wins Another Shuttle Tanker For AET

– Firm leadership with 69% market share in shuttle tanker market since 2010 – Proven technology and track record behind leadership in shuttle tanker market Samsun Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (“SHI”) revealed on 3rd that it won...
Q-LNG to order second articulated tug barge bunker vessel

Q-LNG To Order Second Articulated Tug Barge Bunker Vessel

Quality LNG Transport (Q-LNG) has signed a preliminary agreement with VT Halter Marine (VTHM) for the construction of a second LNG bunkering articulated tug and barge (ATB) unit. The construction of a 4,000-m3 ATB LNG bunker...
New ME-LGIP Engine Lands First Retrofit Orders Prior to Official Market Launch

New ME-LGIP Engine Lands First Retrofit Orders Prior to Official Market Launch

MAN Energy Solutions has announced the first retrofit orders for its new MAN B&W ME-LGIP LGP-powered engine. The contract with Oslo-listed BW LPG involves the world’s first retrofitting of four MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 HFO-burning engines to 6G60ME-C9.5-LGIP...
Cummins Introduces IMO III Certified QSK60 Marine Engine Package

Cummins Introduces IMO III Certified QSK60 Marine Engine Package

CHARLESTON, S.C.–(Business Wire)–Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today the new International Maritime Organization (IMO) Tier III certified QSK60 engine package with cleaner emissions and improved warranty is available for a wide range of marine applications, from...
Larger and more efficient than Viking Grace

The Building Of Viking Line’s New Passenger Vessel Starts

03Today, on 3 September, the production of Viking Line’s new passenger cruise ship starts at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. (XSI) shipyard in China. The first steel plates are being cut in the traditional Steel...
Mystery of the cargo ships that sink when their cargo suddenly liquefies

Cargo Ships that Sink When Their Cargo Suddenly Liquefies

Think of a dangerous cargo and toxic waste or explosives might come to mind. But granular cargoes such as crushed ore and mineral sands are responsible for the loss of numerous ships every year. On average,...
India's Inland Waterways Authority Releases Ship Designs For Ganga

India’s Inland Waterways Authority Releases Ship Designs For Ganga

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has made public 15 standard ship designs suitable for large barge haulage on the river Ganga. Under the current government, inland waterways have received more focus. Ganges been the largest...
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire up to Seven Dry Bulk Vessels From E.R. Capital Holding

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Agrees to Acquire up to Seven Dry Bulk Vessels From E.R. Capital Holding

THENS, Greece, Aug. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the “Company” or “Star Bulk”) (Nasdaq:SBLK) (Oslo:SBLK-R), a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes announced today that it has...
Lomar's Super-Eco Boxships Mark European Breakthrough for Thordon Bearings

Lomar’s Super-Eco Boxships Mark European Breakthrough for Thordon Bearings

Delaware Trader, the first of two 2,700TEU newbuild containerships that China’s Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard is delivering to Lomar Shipping this year, has been fitted with a seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system from Thordon Bearings. The vessel...
Enercon’s E-Ship 1 with flettners. Credit: Carschen/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA

Five Misconceptions of Wind Propulsion Solutions for Commercial Vessels

There has been a significant trend developing around wind propulsion technologies over the last 12 months and with potential fuel savings of 10-30% for retrofit installations and up to 50% for optimised new builds it is...