Lloyds Register

New LNG-fuelled bulk carrier project announced

Nowadays, there is a continued need for ship designs to evolve to provide further alternatives to traditional oil-fuelled designs. As new building orders in larger size ranges are expected, Hyundai Heavy Industries and Lloyd’s Register announced at Nor-Shipping 2017 a joint development project to design 180k DWT class bulk carriers.

Wärtsilä introduces first of its type hybrid power module

Wärtsilä announced the introduction of a fully integrated hybrid power module, combining engines, an energy storage system, and power electronics optimised to work together through a newly developed energy management system. The Wärtsilä HY is the first hybrid power module of this type and it is exposed at this year’s Norshipping Conference.

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