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Maersk Line Confirms Scrubber Investment

Maersk Line containership

Maersk Line has confirmed its investment in scrubbers, but remains secretive on details of the investment.

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Maersk Tankers' New Ships to Save Fuel with Wärtsilä

Maersk Tankers

Wärtsilä wins propulsion control system deal for Maersk Tankers’ six 110,000 dwt LR2 newbuildings.

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DFDS Chooses Scrubbers for Ferries on Mediterranean Routes

DFDS

DFDS plans to install scrubbers on 12 freight ferries deployed on freight routes in the Mediterranean.

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Safe Bulkers to Fit Half of Its Fleet with Scrubbers

Bulker

Safe Bulkers has agreed a detailed schedule for the installation of scrubbers in about half of its fleet.

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Stena Line Launches AI Study on Board Stena Scandinavica

Stena Line's Head of AI Lars Carlsson and Senior Master Jan Sjöström discussing the new AI-model onboard Stena Scandinavica

Stena Line is running a pilot study with artificial intelligence technology implemented on board vessels.

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Peter Döhle Schiffahrts Opts for Erma First's BWMS

ballast water

Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG has signed an agreement with ERMA FIRST S.A. for BWTS retrofits.

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Star Bulk to Equip Entire Fleet with Scrubbers

Star Bulk

Star Bulk Carriers is to equip its entire fleet with scrubbers before the January 1, 2020 sulfur cap implementation date.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories from the previous week.

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World's 1st Ocean Cleanup System Launched

The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from San Francisco on September 8.

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ABS Grants AIP for Technolog LNG Fuel Gas Container System

ABS has granted AIP to UK's Technolog for a liquified natural gas fuel gas container system.

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300 Capes to Install Scrubbers in 2018

Scrubber

Capesize owner Seanergy Maritime will most likely proceed with the installation of scrubbers.

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TORM, NYK to Install Alfa Laval’s BWMS on 80 Ships

Alfa Laval stand at SMM

 TORM and JNYK contracted Alfa Laval to retrofit a total of 80 ships with ballast water management systems.

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Gallery: SMM in Full Swing

Great turnout from visitors at this year's SMM trade fair in Germany indulging in engineering ingenuity.

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Angelicoussis Hires Sembcorp Marine to Retrofit Tankers

ship pumping out ballast water

Maran Tankers hires Sembcorp Marine to install marine scrubbers and BWM systems on 13 ships.

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Wilhemsen’s Smart Rope Steals the Show at SMM

Visitors at this year's SMM trade show in Hamburg, Germany, have been challenged to walk a mile in seafarers shoes.

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BWMS Failures Caused by Yards Substituting Part Materials

There are still numerous operational and technical challenges owners face once the BWM system is installed.

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MAN Books Record Order-Intake from Cruise Sector

MAN ENGINE

MAN Energy Solutions reported orders for seven new cruise ships with engines plus exhaust-gas-treatment systems.

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Wartsila Unveils An Oceanic Awakening Initiative at SMM

Wartsila press conference

Wärtsilä wants to connect 20 of the most influential marine cities into a global, digitalized network by 2020.

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Eagle Bulk to Retrofit Up to 37 Ships with Scrubbers

Bulker

Eagle Bulk Shipping has entered into a series of agreements for the purchase of up to 37 scrubbers.

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Hanse Ship Management Looking into Installing Scrubbers

germany's new dawn, Tradewinds forum

 Stade-based Hanse Ship Management AG is looking into scrubber installation ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Alfa Laval Bolsters PureBallast Reactor Capacity

Alfa Lava logo

Alfa Laval has unveiled a new UV reactor size for its PureBallast 3 family.

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Lavish Opening Ceremony Sets the Scene for SMM 2018

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Maritime who's who gathered last night at Hamburg's City Hall to celebrate the opening of the biennial SMM trade fair.

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Wartsila’s BWMS Bags USCG Type Approval

Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Wartsila Water Systems,

Wärtsilä has obtained type approval certificate for its ballast water management system from USCG.

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A Quarter of Ships on Order to Be Fitted with Scrubbers

scrubber wartsila

Clarksons: 2018 has seen enthusiasm for scrubbers grow ahead of 2020 sulphur cap implementation.

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BW to Retrofit 4 Ships to LPG-Propelled Dual-Fuel Engines

BW Volas

BW LPG signs contracts for the delivery and retrofitting of four LPG-propelled dual-fuel engines in its fleet.

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Zaitoun-Led Consortium to Future-Proof Container Shipping

Zaitoun Green Shipping creates consortium on green shippin

Zaitoun Green Shipping has teamed up with maritime technology majors to improve performance of containerships.

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Jinhui Refraining from Scrubber Installation for Now

bulk carrier in the sunset

Jinhui believes the use of the low-sulphur fuel is the most efficient way to comply with 2020 sulphur cap.

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