Environment
AUGUST 2, 2013—The Finnish Border Guard dual fuel offshore patrol vessel UVL10, currently being built at STX Finland Oy’s Rauma shipyard, was christened "Turva" today at a festive naming and launching ceremony. The Finnish Minister…
JULY 25, 2013 — Though coal may not be a particularly eco-friendly fuel, that doesn't mean that the ships that carry it can't be green. Soyo, an NYK-owned coal carrier, has been selected as the…
JULY 24, 2013 — Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) reports  that its electrolysis-based ballast water treatment system, HiBallast (pictured left), has been accepted as an Alternative Management System (AMS) by the United States Coast…
JULY 24, 2013 — Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) GmbH (CSM-D), a German corporation, and Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd. (CSM-CY), a Cypriot company, were yesterday sentenced in in federal court in Newark, N.J., to pay a $10.4 million…
JULY 2, 2013 — MAN Diesel & Turbo is responding to market developments pushing further optimization of the propulsion efficiency of large containerships. It has announced two significant additions to its engine program. S90ME-C10.2 (left)…
JUNE 12, 2013 — Nils Høy-Petersen, CEO of Clean Marine AS, Oslo, Norway, says contracts from shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries to supply Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) for two new shuttle tankers being built for…
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…
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