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Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery

Engine technology

  • Container ship owners prepare for LNG era

    Container ship owners prepare for LNG era

    The container and dry cargo ship segment is the smallest of the four vessel type categories into which the LNG World Shipping survey breaks down the in-service and on-order LNG-fuelled fleet. It also continues to suffer from a paucity of newbuilding activity, actually shrinking over the past year... Read more

    Thu 27 Apr 2017

  • Marine Propulsion Awards honour innovation

    Marine Propulsion Awards honour innovation

    Companies and individuals were honoured last night when the 2017 Marine Propulsion Awards were presented during a gala dinner in Amsterdam linked to the European Marine Engineering Conference.... Read more

    Wed 26 Apr 2017

  • PSVs dominate LNG-fuelled service and supply ships

    PSVs dominate LNG-fuelled service and supply ships

    There has been little change in the number of service and supply vessels in the world LNG-fuelled fleet over the past year. According to LNG World Shipping’s new review of gas-powered ships that are not LNG carriers, both the operational and on-order fleets of service and supply vessels rose by three units.... Read more

    Wed 26 Apr 2017

  • New fuels drive four-stroke development, hears conference

    New fuels drive four-stroke development, hears conference

    The four-stroke session of the engine forum at the European Marine Engineering Conference highlighted fuel flexibility as a key driver in the latest engine developments... Read more

    Tue 25 Apr 2017

  • Sulphur cap dominates two-stroke engines forum at Amsterdam conference

    Sulphur cap dominates two-stroke engines forum at Amsterdam conference

    The engines forum of the European Marine Engineering Conference was dominated by engine manufacturers’ preparing for the challenges posed by IMO’s global sulphur cap, due to come into force in 2020... Read more

    Tue 25 Apr 2017

  • The world's LNG-fuelled ships on order, 2017

    The world's LNG-fuelled ships on order, 2017

    Twelve months ago, when LNG World Shipping last carried out a comprehensive review of the LNG-fuelled fleet, there were 74 such vessels in service and 88 on order.... Read more

    Mon 24 Apr 2017