Rotor sail project by Vale

Zero by 2050: Is the technology there yet?

Propeller Cap Swaps Recently, underwater repair and maintenance specialist Hydrex installed propeller cone fins on two chemical tankers: one in Antwerp and one in Rotterdam. Both operations were carried out with the

Charging system is centrally located on the vessels, allowing charging on both port and starboard from towers located on the terminal’s floating pontoons.

Bureau Veritas to class 10 Portuguese electric ferries

Bureau Veritas (BV) has won a contract for the classification of the 10 electric ferries under construction at the Gondán Shipyard in Spain for Portuguese operator Transtejo. Set to enter service between

Containership with six wing sails

Wind-assisted box ship design promises big CO2 reductions

Bureau Veritas has granted its Approval in Principle to an innovative design for a 2,500 TEU containership, the Trade Wings 2500, that promises significant reductions in CO2 emissions compared with current conventional

Air bubbles around ship's hull

Innovative hull air bubbler system gains BV approval

Bureau Veritas has awarded Singapore-based GILLS Pte Ltd. its Approval in Principle (AiP) for a hull air lubrication system that requires no energy-consuming compressors to generate air bubbles. The GILLS (gas injected

Conceptual image of vessel prepared for ammonia as a marine fuel

BV releases “Ammonia-Prepared” class notation

Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has released an “Ammonia-Prepared” notation and has developed a rule note for ammonia as a marine fuel to support shipowners, designers, shipyards, and charterers in advancing their

Blue tanker

BV classes Norway’s first LNG bunkering vessel

Bureau Veritas (BV) has awarded its classification to Bergen Tankers’ Bergen LNG, the first LNG bunkering vessel (LBV) operating in Norway. The vessel was created by converting the 2010-built oil tanker Oslo

Rendering of vessel

SeaspanLNG bunkering vessel gains AIP

North Vancouver, B.C, based SeaspanLNG reports that Bureau Veritas has given an an Approval in Principle (AIP) for the design of a 7,600 cu.m LNG bunker vessel. The vessel has been designed

BV classes Singapore’s first hybrid vessel, Penguin Tenaga

Classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) reports that it has certified and classed Singapore’s first hybrid-powered vessel. Built, owned, and operated by Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International, a subsidiary of Penguin International Limited, Penguin

World’s largest 3-D printed metal propeller gains BV certification

Bureau Veritas (BV) has certified what it says is the largest metal 3-D printed propeller ever manufactured, and the first propeller made using additive manufacturing technology to be used to equip an

VIDEO: WinGD’s biggest X-DF engine gains Guinness World Records power title

Winterthur Gas & Diesel’s 12X92DF dual engine has been recognized by Guiness World Records as the most powerful Otto-cycle engine ever built. In tests carried out at engine builder CSSC-MES Diesel Co

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