Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery
DNV GL and N-KOM sign MoU to promote LNG
DNV GL and N-KOM sign MoU to promote LNG
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
DNV GL and Qatar’s shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel within the maritime and ...
Deadline brings new uncertainties
Deadline brings new uncertainties
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery December/January 2014/15
Eagle-eyed readers may have noted from the picture accompanying this piece that this is my first comment as editor of Marine Propulsion. Given which, I am keen to share some impressions I have ...
Dynamic Power Breakdown Analysis
Dynamic Power Breakdown Analysis
Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery October/November 2014
The factors that affect a ship's dynamic performance are complex, but tools are emerging to help resolve them, says Henrique Pestana, head of ship design at ABB Marine.   Many stones have now ...
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 ...
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