Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery
Chevron launches lubes for low-sulphur fuels
Chevron launches lubes for low-sulphur fuels
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
Chevron Marine Products has developed a lubricant that it says will provide “the ultimate in protection for continuous distillate fuel use.” It describes its Taro Special HT LF as a ...
Suppliers make the case for 25 TBN products
Suppliers make the case for 25 TBN products
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
Pending fuels legislation necessitates a new generation of marine lubricant products for the 0.1 per cent sulphur fuels that vessels will require when transiting emission control areas according to ...
Morning Post delivers for Eukor
Morning Post delivers for Eukor
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
Within a span of three months through to June this year, Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Gunsan yard delivered three brand-new post-Panamax design PCTCs to South Korea-based Eukor Car Carriers, led ...
LNG hybrid barge offers a shore power alternative
LNG hybrid barge offers a shore power alternative
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
Becker Marine Systems, probably best known for its Mewis Duct and Twisted Fin energy saving devices, has introduced its LNG Hybrid Barge, which will be based in Hamburg and used to provide power for ...
Owners face daunting technology choices
Owners face daunting technology choices
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
Upcoming legislation is the main immediate driver for technology innovations to meet tough new environmental standards, covering various engine emissions, ballast water treatment and wastewater ...
Semi-swath design for largest crew cat
Semi-swath design for largest crew cat
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania had both safety and passenger comfort in mind when building what it believes is the world’s largest high speed crew catamaran vessel operating in the ...
Turn of the century change started a trend
Turn of the century change started a trend
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
“The optimisation of hull shapes is a long-standing issue,” a Royal IHC spokeswoman told Marine Propulsion, “but the first dredger with an overall optimum shape was HAM 317, built ...
Hull cleaning by remote control
Hull cleaning by remote control
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
An underwater hull cleaning system that uses high-pressure sea water to remove fouling and invasive species without damaging the protective coating and the delicate marine environment has been ...
Shaping up for good hull performance
Shaping up for good hull performance
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
In general the hull shape is developed based on the primary task that the vessel has to fulfil,” said Jorinus Kalis, Damen Shipyards Group’s research project manager. Damen has built and ...
Tankers take up new coating
Tankers take up new coating
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
Tankers form the largest single sector in a reference list compiled in October for Hempel’s Hempaguard coating system, 13 months after its formal launch last September. Out of 175 ships that ...
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