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DeltaSea Marine Debris Collection System Comes to Life


A full-scale prototype of DeltaSea, a new marine debris collection system, has been successfully tested in ...

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Iridium Wins Formal Authorization for GMDSS Service

Iridium receives the Letter of Compliance for Iridium to provide GMDSS services.

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Mammoet, ALE Merger Creates Heavy Lift Giant


Mammoet has completed the acquisition of UK-based counterpart ALE.

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Wärtsilä Scrubber Wins Type Approval in China


Wärtsilä’s exhaust gas cleaning system has received a Type Approval from the China Classification Society (CCS).

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Happy New Year from World Maritime News!

May 2020 bring you fair winds and following seas!

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Quality Materials Essential in Scrubber Installations


The quality of materials and coatings used is the most important factor in optimizing EGCS safety.

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ABB to Power Genting's Universal Class Cruise Ships


ABB is to supply power, propulsion and digital solutions for Genting’s new cruise vessels.

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DSME: 1st LNG Carrier with Air Lubrication System Delivered


DSME has delivered its first LNG carrier with an in-house developed air lubrication system.

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MOL, SHI Win DNV GL AIP for ULCV Bow Windshield Design

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DNV GL awards AIP to MOL and SHI for a bow windshield device designed for a ULCV.

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TORM to Equip Ten More Ships with Scrubbers

This brings the total number of planned scrubber installations to 44.

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Shipyards, Manufacturers Urge EU to Safeguard Industry


European social partners called upon EU policy-makers to adopt a dedicated European industrial strategy.

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Port of Hamburg Preps for 23,000+ TEU Boxships


Port of Hamburg receives three new gantry cranes to be able to handle 23,000 TEU+ containerships.

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Wärtsilä, PSA Marine Move Forward with IntelliTug Project

The first-of-its-kind dynamic positioning system has been installed on board PSA Polaris.

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Stena Line to Fit Five More Ships with AI Technology

More vessels will feature the technology after Stena Line confirms the project saves 2-3% fuel per trip.

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Maersk to Pilot Battery System on 4,500 TEU Boxship

A containerized 600 kWh marine battery system will be installed on board the 4,500 TEU Maersk Cape Town.

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Havyard, PowerCell Eye Zero-Emissions Fuel Cell System

The system may be installed on Havila Kystruten’s new vessel that will service the route from Bergen to Kirkenes.

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Capital Product Partners Eyes Scrubbers for Six More Ships

Capital Product Partners is looking to equip at least six more ships with scrubbers in the coming period.

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ChartCo, Marine Press Announce Merger

The new company will be called OneOcean.

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Wind Assisted Ship Propulsion Project Officially Launched

MOL tests Wind Challenger on coal carrier

Wind propulsion systems can be installed on existing vessels saving 5-20% of fuel and emissions.

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Miura Gets USCG BWMS Type Approval


Japan-based company Miura has received the USCG type approval certificate for its ballast water management system.

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Korea Plans Eco-Friendly Fuel Conversion for 140 ships

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Larger state-owned ships would run on LNG, while the smaller ones would use electric or hybrid propulsion.

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Genco Installs Scrubbers on 11 Capesizes, Six More to Go


Three units are being fitted with scrubbers, while the remaining three are to start installation in the coming weeks.

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Wärtsilä's Earnings Dented by Low Scrubber Demand


The decline in order intake reflected weak vessel contracting and softened demand for scrubber systems.

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Demand for Scrubbers to Last at Least 30 Years, EGCSA Says


There will be at least 4,000 ships fitted with scrubbers in 2020, Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Association estimates.

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Clean Marine, FMSI Merge to Increase Scrubber Market Share


Scrubber developers Clean Marine and FMSI have unveiled their intention to merge.

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Airbus, HAROPA Join Forces to Offer Port Operations Solution

Port of Le Havre

The companies are combining vessel traffic and port management solutions.

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Asiatic Lloyd Picks Optimarin BWTS for 30 Containerships


Asiatic Lloyd has decided to equip its entire fleet with ballast water treatment systems (BWTSs). 

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