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WinGD Reports ‘Very Solid’ First Quarter

WinGD is reporting a “very solid” order intake for the first quarter of 2019 for its low-pressure, dual-fuel two-stroke engines. The maritime industry’s response to the call for tighter environmental regulations, combined with the 2020...

An LNG First For The Mediterranean

An Italian ferry with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel-gas supply system has entered service in the Mediterranean. MAN Cryo – MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer – installed the system aboard the Elio...

Kongsberg Completes Rolls Marine Acquisition

Following European Commission approval, Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM). Officially part of Kongsberg Maritime, RRCM will operate under the Kongsberg brand and the Kongsberg Maritime...

ABB Part Of Chinese Cruise Ship First

In what the company calls a historic deal, ABB will supply an integrated package, including two Azipod steerable propulsion systems, for the construction of China’s first domestically built cruise ship. The 323 m vessel, set...

A Marine Conversion First For MAN

MAN Energy Solutions signed a contract to convert a 15000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation, a first for such a large vessel.  The container vessel MV Sajir is owned by...

A Dual-Fuel First In Europe

Europe’s first conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining liquefied natural gas (LNG) and marine gasoil (MGO) is close to completion. Damen said it will deliver a turnkey...

MAN Supplying Engines For Hybrid RoRo

MAN Energy Solutions will supply 18 MAN B&W 9S50ME-C9.6 main engines for nine hybrid RoRo vessels intended for operation in the Mediterranean Sea. The customer is the Grimaldi Group, the Naples, Italy-based...

Hybrid Retrofit Slated For Cargo Vessel

Wärtsilä will do a hybrid retrofit installation on a general cargo vessel, the first project of its kind in short-sea shipping applications, the company said. The project will take place onboard the Hagland Captain, a...

First Order For MAN’s SCR-HP Marine Solution

MAN Energy Solutions has announced the first order for its SCR-HP (selective catalytic reduction high pressure) product. Mitsui (MES) has ordered three SCR-HP (cluster 3) units for three 87k-dwt bulk carriers for the Ocean 21...

Tanker Powered By Lithium-Ion Batteries Being Developed

Asahi Tanker Co. Ltd, and Exeno-Yamamizu Corp. Tokyo, are developing new domestic shipping tanker design which the companies say incorporates zero emission electric propulsion. The “e5” concept creates solutions to issues such as shortage of...