Hamburg-based company Hybrid Port Energy GmbH, a company of Becker Marine Systems GmbH & Co. KG, has awarded a contract to the Shipbuilding and Machinery of Komárno, Slovakia to build the world’s first LNG Hybrid Barge.
ICS has made an important written submission to IMO suggesting a possible way forward with respect to complex discussions about additional global regulations to further reduce CO2 emissions from merchant ships.
On Friday, 29 November 2013 Hamburg Süd celebrated the christening of its container ship “Cap San Augustin” at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong. With its 2,100 reefer plugs the “Cap San Augustin” is currently one of the largest reefer capacity ships worldwide.
Wärtsilä has announced that its new 2-stroke, low pressure, dual-fuel engine has been selected by Terntank Rederi A/S, the Denmark based tanker operator, to power two new environmentally advanced, 15,000 DWT tankers. The first engine utilising this technology is the Wärtsilä RT-flex50DF.