Environment
JUNE 7, 2013 — MAN PrimeServ – MAN Diesel & Turbo's service division – recently retrofitted its 20,000th slide fuel-valve. Introduced at the turn of the millennium, slide fuel-valves improve the low-load operating capability of…
JUNE 4, 2013 — Impending new legislation to protect the environment potentially presents shipping with an additional industry-wide cost of more than half a trillion US dollars between 2015 and 2025.  This is around 50…
JUNE 3, 2013 — The world's first dual fuel fast RO/RO ferry, Lopez Mena (Incat hull 069), has begun sea trials in Hobart, Tasmania. The 99 m vessel's twin LNG tanks were loaded with LNG…
MAY 31, 2013 — Vard's Aukra, Norway, shipyard has delivered the first ship built to the Rolls-Royce Environship NVC 401 LNG design to Eidsvaag AS. The Environship design promises to reduce CO2 emissions by up…
MAY 30, 2013 — Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has developed a new marine dual fuel engine platform for the commercial marine industry, the M 34 DF. The M 34 DF dual fuel engine is rated…
MAY 8, 2013 — Middleburg Heights, Ohio, based Great Lakes operator The Interlake Steamship Company has reached an agreement in principle with Shell to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG)  to support Interlake's conversion of its…
APRIL 24, 2013 — Design Alaska, a Fairbanks-based architecture, engineering, and surveying firm; and Art Anderson Associates, its naval architecture subconsultant, were recently awarded a contract for the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) to investigate…
APRIL 19, 2013—Following up on the full scale demonstration of the ME-GI on April 17, Japan's Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. hosted a group that included ship owners, operators, and naval architects for a…
FEBRUARY 11, 2013 — Drammen, Norway, based OceanSaver says it "is ripping up the rulebook of the ballast water treatment (BWT) industry to give shipyards and shipowners something that is truly unique for the sector…
FEBRUARY 8, 2013 — Nørresundby, Denmark, headquartered DESMI Ocean Guard A/S says that A.P. Møller – Maersk has tested its containerized solution for ballast water treatment and has concluded that it is a very attractive…
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