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July 23, 2014
Dropped mooring line brings pollution fine
JULY 23, 2014 — The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has prosecuted U.K. based company, Lombard Corporate Finance Limited, the owners of U.K .flagged car carrier, Morning Midas, following a pollution incident in Port Phillips Heads...
July 23, 2014
Belco scrubber tested in Maersk containership
JULY 23, 2014 — DuPont subsidiary Belco Technologies Corporation, Parsippany, NJ, has partnered with the Maersk Group to successfully demonstrate Belco Marine exhaust gas s,,crubber technology aboard the 8,112 TEU containership Maersk...
July 23, 2014
GE and LR look for gas turbine commercial ship opportunities
JULY 23, 2014 — Could the move to LNG fueling present new opportunities for gas turbine powering of commercial ships? GE Marine and Lloyd's Register report they have just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to identify potential gas...
July 23, 2014
Saab completes Kockums acquisition
JULY 23, 2014 — Saab has completed its acquisition of Swedish shipbuilder Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems AB and restored its historic Kockums branding as Saab Kockums, a unit within Saab's business area Security and Defense Solutions. Saab...
July 23, 2014
MTU 2000 engine passes 360 deg rotation test
JULY 23, 2014 — Rescue vessels are designed to right themselves when overturned and it is  critical that the engines powering them be able to withstand the 360-degree rollover with no compromise to performance. In these situations, the...
July 23, 2014
HHI develops collision avoidance system for ships
JULY 23, 2014 — Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), Ulsan, South Korea has developed Hyundai Intelligent Collision Avoidance Support System (HiCASS) to ensure the safe and optimum navigation of the vessels. The system...
July 22, 2014
Schettino parties as Concordia tow away nears
JULY 22, 2014 — As salvors worked to prepare the wreck of the Costa Concordia for towage, the man on the bridge when the cruise ship grounded (but in a lifeboat shortly thereafter) was pictured partying yesterday evening at a villa in Foro on...
July 22, 2014
MAN adds 1,000 hp V-12 to high speed engine line
JULY 22, 2014 — MAN is adding a newly developed 12-cylinder V-engine, the D2862 LE441, to its portfolio of high-speed marine engines, extending the power range for heavy-duty operation to 735 kW (1,000 hp). By adapting the turbocharger and the...
July 22, 2014
Keppel to go looking for mineral rich seabed nodules
JULY 22, 2014 — Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte. Ltd. (OMS) has received approval from the International Seabed Authority (ISA) on its application for its first seabed exploration license. OMS is a Singapore-incorporated company majority owned by...
July 22, 2014
ME-GI adds ethane to its fuel portfolio
JULY 22, 2014 — Three 36,000 cu.m LEGCs (Liquefied Ethylene Gas Carriers) ordered by Oslo headquartered Ocean Yield ASA, will each be powered by a single MAN B&W ME-GI low-speed, dual-fuel engine. The engines will run on ethane, marking the...

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