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Cummins Working with Ocean Infinity on Methanol Retrofit Project

Nov 09, 2023

Cummins is working with partners in the U.K. to develop and deploy a methanol conversion kit for an engine aboard an Ocean Infinity offshore support vessel (OSV) as the maritime industry works toward transitioning to cleaner fuels.The engine manufacturer announced its proposal to jointly develop a Methanol Kit for its QSK60 engine was selected to receive funding as part of the Zero Emission Vessels and Infrastructure (ZEVI) competition…

DNV Awards Certificates for Fortescue’s Dual-fueled Ammonia-powered Vessel

Apr 19, 2024

Classification society DNV presented Australian green technology, energy and metals company Fortescue with class and statutory certificates for its dual-fueled ammonia-powered vessel Green Pioneer. This marked the culmination of a project that began in 2021…

Fugro Pioneer Converts to Green Methanol

Mar 25, 2024

Fugro Pioneer is ready to be equipped with methanol engines after successfully converting the main components on board, the company reports, a plank in its path to reach Net-Zero operations by 2035.The geophysical vessel was converted in the…

ABB to Equip Nexans’ New Cable Layer with Hybrid Power System

Feb 14, 2024

ABB has secured an order from Norwegian shipyard Ulstein Verft to supply an advanced power and propulsion system for a new cable-laying vessel (CLV) being built for Nexans.Upon delivery in 2026, the vessel will join Nexans Skagerrak and sister…

Marine Power R&D Insights: Matt Hart, Wabtec Corporation

Feb 13, 2024

Matt Hart, Manager & Platform Leader, Marine & Stationary Power Systems, Wabtec, offers insights on how the megatrends of decarbonization, energy transition and autonomy all inspire and impact the marine power solutions from Wabtec.Matt, to start us off…

NYK and JERA Agree Long-Term Charter for New LNG Carrier

Feb 07, 2024

NYK and JERA have signed a long-term charter contract for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier to be built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries.The vessel will be delivered in 2027 and will be used to transport LNG for JERA…

ABC Engines to Equip Jan De Nul’s Largest Cable Layer Yet

Jan 26, 2024

Offshore installation services company Jan De Nul has ordered methanol marine engines from ABC Engines for its new cable-laying vessel Fleeming Jenkin with ‘unrivalled cable-carrying capacity’.The order includes four 7,200 kW engines and one 1…

Gensets: New Fuels but Perennial Goals

Dec 01, 2023

Fuel flexibility may be a key driver for recent developments in gensets, but the perennial goals of lowering CapEx and OpEx remain.Fuel flexibility is one of the pillars of decarbonization that is being embraced by genset OEMs. Fuel efficiency…

Hiring Event in Norfolk for NOAA Research Ship Jobs

Nov 02, 2023

NOAA Marine and Aviation Operations will hold a hiring event in Norfolk, Virginia to recruit professional mariners to work aboard NOAA’s ocean research ships. The event will be held on Nov. 15 at the NOAA Marine Operations Center - Atlantic…

Tidewater Inks Global Support Deal with Caterpillar

Sep 25, 2023

Tidewater Inc., the world's largest fleet operator in the offshore support vessel (OSV) industry, has signed a Global Value Agreement (GVA) with engine manufacturer Caterpillar to ensure comprehensive parts, service, monitoring and maintenance…

Engine Overhaul for Tidewater PSV in Aberdeen

Jun 19, 2023

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed the rapid overhaul of a diesel power plant system onboard a Tidewater Marine operated platform support vessel.Royston engineers undertook the 18,000 running hours service of a Scania DI12 harbor generator…

Wrong Size Bearing Led to Engine Failure and Fire on Supply Vessel

May 24, 2023

An incorrectly sized bearing led to an engine failure and fire last year onboard the offshore supply vessel Ocean Guardian, reports the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).On May 27, 2022, the vessel was conducting a sea trial in Shilshole Bay when its no…

Vard Electro to Deliver SeaQ Energy Storage System for REM Offshore Vessel Retrofit

Apr 12, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner REM Offshore has selected Vard Electro and its SeaQ solutions to upgrade battery technology onboard one of the company's platform supply vessels.Vard Electro will deliver a complete SeaQ Energy Storage System…

Airbus Wins Largest Single Order for H160 Helicopters from China's GDAT

Apr 07, 2023

Airbus Helicopters said Friday it had signed a contract with China-based helicopter lessor and operator with GDAT for 50 H160 helicopters. The helicopters will be used notably for the energy sector, including offshore transportation for oil and gas platforms…

Wärtsilä's Hybrid Propulsion System for Four New Heavy Lift Vessels

Dec 20, 2022

Finland-based marine engine and technology provider Wärtsilä will supply its hybrid propulsion system for four new heavy lift vessels being built at the Wuhu Shipyard in China.  The ships are set to be delivered in 2025, and they will mostly be used to help set up wind farms…

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