Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery
Carisbrooke takes new fuel regulations in its stride
Carisbrooke takes new fuel regulations in its stride
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery News desk 24 March 2015
Our first three months of Emission Control Area operation have run without a hitch," says Carisbrooke Shipping CEO Robert Wester. "We put this down to careful preparation supported by the ...
Low oil  prices shift  the paradigm
Low oil prices shift the paradigm
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
The phrase ‘be careful what you wish for’ could have been coined for much of the shipping industry at the moment, as the repercussions of the collapse in oil prices continue to be ...
Foreship hullform yields substantial fuel savings
Foreship hullform yields substantial fuel savings
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
Hullform optimisation and hydrodynamic design from Finland’s Foreship are at the core of major fuel consumption savings to be achieved by a new-generation coastal general cargo ship. Finnish ...
New technical manager at BV
New technical manager at BV
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has appointed Charlotte Røjgaard as its new global technical manager for its marine fuel services team, the classification society announced in an ...
NES wins contracts for Estonian port authority
NES wins contracts for Estonian port authority
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
Norwegian Electric Systems has announced the successful contract signing of new orders worth nearly US$12 million. Norwegian Electric Systems does most of its business in the offshore support vessel ...
LNG bunker vessel for Shell to be powered by  Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
LNG bunker vessel for Shell to be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
A specialised LNG bunker vessel to be built at the STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co yard in South Korea on behalf of Shell will be powered by Wärtsilä DF dual-fuel engines. The ship will ...
New offshore genset targets drilling segment
New offshore genset targets drilling segment
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
MAN Diesel & Turbo has launched its PA6 B Offshore GenSet (OG). Aimed at the offshore drilling segment, the new engine is specifically targeted at semi-submersible drilling rigs. The PA6 B is a ...
Propeller design increases thrust and efficiency
Propeller design increases thrust and efficiency
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
A recent innovation from Teignbridge Propellers International is the C-Foil propeller design. As engines have increased in horsepower, providing greater power for the same size and weight, cavitation ...
Nearly all ballast tests have been invalid
Nearly all ballast tests have been invalid
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
In the decade since the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) was adopted in 2004, nearly all the tests carried out on treatment systems have been invalid, according to a recent paper. In an ...
Behind the label: choosing an EAL
Behind the label: choosing an EAL
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery February/March 2015
What are Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs)? One of the most comprehensive definitions is the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) definition. It defines an EAL as a ...
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