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BIMCO elects its youngest President ever

BIMCO members have elected Yudhishthir Khatau as the 41st President of the international shipping organization. Succeeding German shipowner Robert Lorenz-Meyer, who has completed his two year time in office, Mr Khatau is

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BC Ferries reports year-end results

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) has released its year-end results for fiscal 2011. BC Ferries is one of the largest ferry operators in the world and carried 20.7 million passengers

SBM Offshore DSCV to have Wärtsilä power and propulsion

ordered by SBM Offshore N.V. in April.

The contract includes the vessel’s main power generation system, the Wärtsilä Low Loss Concept full electric and automation system, and a complete integrated propulsion system. The vessel will operate on marine diesel oil (MDO). Wärtsilä will deliver the systems during the beginning of 2012, and the ship is scheduled to be delivered in the second quarter of 2013.


The system features the patented Low Loss Concept and the ECOMeter, which is part of the Wärtsilä Integrated Automation System.  This estimates fuel consumption and advises on the optimal means of operating the vessel in order to save fuel and the environment. “Our expert know-how on efficient systems with maximum redundancy is the key to our success in ship systems. Customers value the integrated systems approach that mitigates project completion risks in complex offshore vessel projects,” says Magnus Miemois, Vice President, Offshore, Wärtsilä Ship Power.

Scope of contract

  • 2 x Wärtsilä 9L26 medium-speed engine
  • 4 x Wärtsilä 6L26 medium-speed engine
  • 2 x Wärtsilä Low Loss Concept full electric and automation package
  • 2 x gearbox assembly
  • 2 x controllable pitch propeller
  • 5 x tunnel thrusters
  • Fuel: Marine Diesel Oil

July 7, 2011

ABS announces sweeping management changes

A sweeping series of management appointments at ABS, effective July 1, will position a new generation of executives that, says, the classification society “will help define the role and scope of class

Evergreen increases newbuild program

The Evergreen Group signed a contract with Taiwan’s China Shipbuilding Corp. (CSBC) for the construction of 10 environmentally friendly L-class 8,000-TEU container vessels. The 10 post-panamax ships will be operated on Evergreen