Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Rolls-Royce Inks Service Deal for 74 Vessels

UK-based engineering company Rolls-Royce has signed a three-year service agreement with Siem Offshore and Subsea 7 ...

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Interview: BWM Rules Threaten Small-Sized Ships

An amended implementation scheme for ships to comply with the D-2 biological standard under the Ballast Water ...

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BIMCO, Shipdex Team Up on Data Digitalization

Shipowners association BIMCO and Shipdex have signed an agreement to support the development and exchange of ...

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Denmark Bolsters Efforts to Sniff Out Sulfur Polluters

Danish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has hired a compatriot startup company Explicit to monitor ...

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BP Shipping Chooses Goltens to Retrofit BWTS on LNG Carriers

BP Shipping has awarded a contract to Goltens for the engineering and retrofit installation of OceanSaver ballast ...

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Verifavia Gathers 1K Ships for EU MRV Assessment

Emissions verification company Verifavia has surpassed the 1,000 mark for ships and Monitoring Plans (MPs) under ...

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UKHO: 72 Pct of Cargo Ships over 20,000 GT Are ECDIS Ready

CLICK TO ENLARGE Almost three-quarters of cargo ships with a gross tonnage of over 20,000 tons are already ...

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KHI's New LNG Tank Design to Expand Carrying Capacity

Houston-based classification society ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for a new MOSS-type LNG tank design ...

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Interview: Things to Know about BWTS Installation

The implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) has been a hot topic these days, especially ...

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Alfa Laval Inks Deals with Two Owners for BWT Systems

Swedish provider of specialized products and engineering solutions Alfa Laval signed in June frame agreements with ...

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Wärtsilä to Equip Virgin Voyages' New Cruise Ships

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide a comprehensive scope of solutions for three new ...

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Digitalization: Future's Cornerstone - But at What Cost?

In the aftermath of the Petya cyber attack that hit one of the major industry players A.P. Moller-Maersk, shutting ...

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Intercargo: Bulkers Face Challenges with Fitting BWTS

Retrofitting a Ballast Water Treatment System onto a bulk carrier that uses gravity discharge for the top side ...

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ExxonMobil, Eagle LNG & Crowley Join Forces on LNG as Fuel

ExxonMobil, Eagle LNG Partners and Crowley have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of LNG as a ...

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Fate of Ballast Water Convention to Be Decided at MEPC 71

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee 71, due to gather in London in July, may well have the last ...

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MacGregor, ESL Shipping Team Up on Autonomous Crane Ops

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, and ESL Shipping Oy, part of Aspo, have agreed to jointly develop and test an ...

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Interview: Owners Favor Delaying of BWMS Installation

The fast approaching implementation date of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) has stirred up a number ...

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MOL Teams Up with MES on Vessel Monitoring and Support

Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has reached an agreement with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (MES) to ...

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VTT Develops Technology for Unmanned Ship Navigation Systems

Research and technology company VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been developing safe steering for the ...

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Prysmian to Supply Cables for World's First Hydrogen Vessel

Energy Observer, the world’s first catamaran powered solely by renewable energy and CEA Liten, a research ...

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Wärtsilä to Power Thun Tankers' New Ships

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems ...

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ICS Calls On IMO to Delay Implementation of BWMC

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)  has urged the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to back the ...

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Knutsen Orders MAN Engines for Two LNG Carrier Newbuilds

Norway-based Knutsen OAS Shipping has ordered four MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines with EGR systems for its two ...

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Rolls-Royce's Engines to Power Color Line Hybrid Ferry

UK-based engineering company Rolls-Royce has received an order for four diesel engines to power the world’s largest ...

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Sinochem Fleet to Feature DNV GL's ShipManager

China’s chemical tanker owner Sinochem International Logistics is implementing DNV GL’s data smart ...

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Liberian-Flagged Ships 1st to Feature ClassNK e-Certificate

The world’s first comprehensive electronic certificate service for classification and statutory certificates, ...

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