MAN for safer fuel switch

As the emission regulation is coming into force ship operators have to switch fuel before entering a port or a emission controlled area. In order to make this operation as safe as possible MAN Diesel & Turbo has developed the Diesel Switch, building on its own patent. In particular, the changeover between HFO and distillate…

Wärtsilä to launch ECC Engine!

Well scheduled to the SMM event in hamburg last week Wärtsilä announce a joint venture between them and Turboden, Pratt & Whitney Power Systems company. The joint venture will combine Turboden ORC (Organic Rankin Cycle) technology and the Wärtsilä engine and as a result, the Wärtsilä ECC (Engine Combined Cycle) engine.The Wärtsilä Marine ECC provides a…

Owners are seriously looking into LNG

In recent articles it could be read that owners are seriously looking in to LNG propulsion. It is reported that AP Moller-Maersk are planning to build 20 LNG-powered Container vessels. It appears to be competition between the South-Korean big four, Samsung Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, Hyundai Heavy Industries, and STX Offshore & Shipbuilding…

Container

today the site have been updated with the ship type container. Please let me have you input!

Intro.

Please let me introduce the shippipedia.com to you. This site has been created to provide an introduction and guidance into the world of shipping. Primary it is designed for people that are new to industry, that needs to get a basic overview and get familiar with the terminology. The idea of developing shippipedia.com originates from…