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
Incat Crowther is to design a 45m monohull crew boat that will be built by Brazilian shipyard Arpoador Engenharia Ltda and owned and operated by BSCO Navigation, a subsidiary of Brasil Supply.
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
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
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
NYK Line’s solar-power-assisted car carrier Auriga Leader (60,213 gross tons) will in June be used for shipboard tests of a newly developed hybrid power supply. The car carrier will also be fitted
DNV has participated in a joint industry project to develop Ecore, a Very Large Ore Carrier concept designed to lower fuel costs and improve loading efficiency. Based on existing technology, the Ecore
Nor-Shipping has yesterday announced the winners of the 2011 Clean Ship and Next Generation Ship Awards. The awards, which showcase industry excellence, were presented by Norwegian Minister of Trade & Industry Trond
ABB reports that it is currently delivering electric propulsion systems for eight wind turbine installation vessels on behalf of shipyards in China, Indonesia, Singapore and South Korea. Most of the vessels will
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