LNG-fueled bulker design gets ABS Approval in Principle

MARCH 12, 2017 — Classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for the Seatransporter-DF, a dual-fuel bulk carrier design concept developed by Algoship Designers Ltd. of Nassau, Bahamas. Algoship worked

Live from SMM: The future of cylinder oil lubrication

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016—Cylinder oil lubrication has become increasingly more complex with the advent of Emission Control Areas (ECAs) requiring the switch to lower sulfur fuels. On top of that, the move to

VIDEO: Membrane scrubber breakthrough

MAY 13, 2016 — In a breakthrough for a promising new technology, China’s Cosco Nantong Shipyard has completed the first shipboard installation of an Ionada Membrane Scrubber exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS)

Tier III compliant WinGD engine passes shop test

MAY 9, 2016 — Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) and its two-stroke engine manufacturer, Hyundai Heavy Industries – Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD), have successfully tested and delivered their first IMO Tier

ExxonMobil’s five top tips for fuel switching

APRIL 28, 2016 — ExxonMobil has compiled five “top-tips” to help vessel operators effectively switch fuels when entering and exiting Emission Control Areas (ECAs) without introducing maintenance issues. Typically, inadequate management of

Alfa Laval EGR water treatment system has smaller footprint

NOVEMBER 2, 2015 — For many shipowners, Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) is emerging as an attractive option for compliance with the Tier III NOx emission limits that will soon apply in the

Alfa Laval gives EGR water treatment a smaller footprint

NOVEMBER 2, 2015 — For many shipowners, Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) is emerging as an attractive option for compliance with the Tier III NOx emission limits that will soon apply in the

MAN Diesel & Turbo demonstrates methanol two-stroke

MARCH 30, 2015 — With methanol gaining increasing interest as a ship’s fuel, MAN Diesel & Turbo earlier this month successfully demonstrated the ME-LGI (Liquid Gas Injection) concept at its Diesel Research

Clipper converts HFO tanks to MGO for ECA operations

MARCH 19, 2015 — To meet new MARPOL Annex VI sulfur limits in Emission Control Areas (ECAs), Copenhagen, Denmark headquartered Clipper Group is to convert one HFO tank in each of six

New ECA-compliant fuel oil has viscosity similar to HFO

MARCH 13, 2015 — ExxonMobil is expanding its range of specialist fuels for use within Emission Control Areas (ECA) with the introduction of ExxonMobil Premium Advanced Fuel Marine ECA 200 (AFME 200),

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