LR awards CSBC Approval in Principle for methanol-fuelled 2,500 TEU feeder design

AiP for alternative-fuelled vessel marks landmark moment for Taiwanese shipbuilding Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Taiwanese shipbuilder CSBC for its 2,500 TEU feeder design with methanol propulsion, as part of a joint development project. This joint project signifies a major advancement in the Taiwanese shipbuilding industry, securing one of the […]

ClassNK awards AiPs for SDARI’s green fuels powered vehicle carriers

ClassNK has issued Approvals in Principle (AiPs) for three vehicle carrier designs developed by Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI). The first AiP acknowledges an ammonia ready LNG dual fueled vehicle carrier with a capacity of 7,000 CEU, a significant first in China’s independently developed design. For the ship with the dimension of […]

Med Marine achieves milestone with successful construction of cutting-edge MED-P16 Class Pilot Boat

Turkish shipbuilder and tugboat operator Med Marine announces the successful completion of its latest vessel, the MED-P16 Class Pilot Boat. This state-of-the-art pilot boat, designed to meet the specific requirements of pilot boarding operations, marks a significant achievement in maritime technology. Crafted under the expert guidance of Camarc, the MED-P16 series pilot boats feature a […]

WinGD signs four-way partnership to deliver CMB.TECH ammonia engines

Swiss marine power company WinGD has concluded a four-party agreement underwriting Belgian bulk carrier operator CMB.TECH’s order of X72DF-A ammonia-fuelled engines. CSSC Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding (QBS) and engine builder CSSC Engine Co (CSE) were the other signatories in the joint undertaking to power a series of 210,000 DWT bulk carriers to be delivered from Qingdao […]

ICS Publications launches second edition of Engine Room Procedures Guide

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has announced the release of the highly anticipated second edition of its Engine Room Procedures Guide. This comprehensive guide is an essential resource for shipowners, operators, and crew members in the maritime industry. The Engine Room Procedures Guide builds upon the success of the first edition and provides an […]

International Windship Association issues wind-powered ship wish list to COP28

The International Windship Association (IWSA) has issued an open letter to the Heads of State and delegates attending the 28th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP 28) calling for them to recognise the vital role of direct wind propulsion energy use in the decarbonisation of the maritime sector, in line with recent targets […]

METIS appoints Panos Theodossopoulos as new CEO

METIS Cyberspace Technology has appointed Panos Theodossopoulos as its new Chief Executive Officer, in a move designed to consolidate the company’s position as a leader in maritime digitalisation and extend market penetration. An expert in driving business development through technological innovation, Theodossopoulos (pictured) has considerable experience in leadership roles in the ICT and maritime sectors. […]

Kongsberg Maritime to provide design, engineering and equipment on pair of methanol-ready, chemical tankers for Sirius Rederi AB

Kongsberg Maritime has won a contract to supply design, engineering, and equipment for two MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical tankers for Swedish tanker operator Sirius Rederi AB. These highly advanced, low emission 15,000dwt tanker vessels will feature a range of Kongsberg Maritime equipment and can operate on battery-powered hybrid propulsion. Options for further vessels are included. […]

Thordon Bearings and Wärtsilä launch Blue Ocean Alliance to promote sterntube-less ship concept

In an initiative set to be transformational for ship design while protecting the oceans from pollution, Thordon Bearings and Wärtsilä have announced the formation of the Blue Ocean Alliance to develop and promote the revolutionary sterntube-less ship concept. The Blue Ocean Alliance brings together unrivalled maritime industry expertise, with seawater-lubricated bearings pioneer Thordon Bearings, systems […]

NAMEPA’s Marine Environmental Protection (MEP) Sustainability Award given to MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises received NAMEPA’s Marine Environmental Protection (MEP) Award for Sustainability at the North American Maritime Environmental Protection Association’s 16th Annual Conference and Awards Dinner, hosted at SUNY Maritime College on November 2nd, 2023. The Sustainability category of the MEP Awards was sponsored by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). Captain Jennifer Williams, VP of […]