Archive for the ‘Ship Conversions’ Category

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations
From the opening ceremony Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the...
September 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!
THE UK PAVILION AT EXPONAVAL 2018  The four day event comprises an exhibition, conference, senior staff delegations and visiting warships and will focus exclusively on naval defence & maritime security issues and equipment procurement. DOWNLOAD INFORMATION FLYER &...
August 30th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Gibdock completes complex ballast water treatment system retrofit

Gibdock completes complex ballast water treatment system retrofit
The “Zambesi” Now that the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention has entered into force, more shipowners than ever before are actively looking at the installation of ballast water treatment systems onboard their vessels. Gibraltar-based Gibdock has the skills and capabilities, and favourable...
August 28th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Harris PYE successfully completes speedy mooring system modifications for two LNG tankers

Harris PYE successfully completes speedy mooring system modifications for two LNG tankers
  HP team reinforced the underdeck structure and installed the new pedestal roller. Harris Pye, a Joulon company, has successfully completed fast turnaround modification to the mooring systems for two LNG tankers whilst at anchor off the coast of Africa.  Both modifications involved a tight schedule...
August 22nd, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years
from the celebrations Galati yard has delivered over 1,300 vessels during proud history On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years...
August 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Silvestream retrofits air lubrication system on Diamond Princess from Carnival Corporation’s Princess Cruises

Silvestream retrofits air lubrication system on Diamond Princess from Carnival Corporation’s  Princess Cruises
Diamond Princess Installation of the Silverstream® System on the Diamond Princess exceeds expectations in delivering fuel cost and emissions reductions Silverstream Technologies today announced that Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise vacation company, has successfully...
August 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABPmer Appointed Designated Person for Langstone Harbour

ABPmer Appointed Designated Person for Langstone Harbour
Image Courtesy Langstone Harbour ABPmer has been appointed by Langstone Harbour Board to provide an independent Designated Person (DP) service and associated annual Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC) audit. Langstone Harbour Board is the statutory harbour authority for Langstone Harbour and a Competent Harbour...
August 13th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions | Read More

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first
Gibdock – Aerial view Gibdock has underlined its commitment to Occupational Health & Safety by becoming the first shipyard in the Mediterranean region, and one of the first companies worldwide, to achieve ISO 45001:2018 certification. An audit by LRQA completed on the 6th of July confirmed...
July 26th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

SMS Avonmouth carries out major refit of dredger in UK port of Bristol

SMS Avonmouth carries out major refit of dredger in UK port of Bristol
The City of Cardiff SMS AVONMOUTH RELOCATES TO BIGGER PREMISES AND COMPLETES THE LARGEST ALONGSIDE REFIT OF THE YEAR AT BRISTOL PORT Leading ship repairer SMS Avonmouth – part of the Southampton-based SMS Group – has completed a major refit alongside in the UK port of Bristol for Tarmac, and relocated...
July 24th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group assumes operational control at Mangalia shipyard

Damen Shipyards Group assumes operational control at Mangalia shipyard
Damen Shipyards Mangalia To signify its first day of operations at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania, Damen held a modest ceremony at the yard on Monday, July 23rd. The celebrations mark Damen’s successful completion of the transaction with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for...
July 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Chelsea Technologies Group Wash Water Monitor Installed on Scrubber Retrofit in China

Chelsea Technologies Group Wash Water Monitor Installed on Scrubber Retrofit in China
(Left) Dr Brian Phillips, managing director, Chelsea Technologies Group One of the first scrubber retrofits in China reflective of a wider uptake in the global scrubber market 13 July 2018 – Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for the maritime...
July 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –
‘It’s coming home’ WIGHT SHIPYARD COMPANY AND SMS: “IT’S COMING HOME” The UK based Wight Shipyard Company and its sister company SMS are proudly backing England in their soccer world cup bid  by making a truly exceptional public statement. The Columbine Building in Cowes currently sports...
July 10th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance programme on cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance programme on cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway
Norwegian Breakaway at Damen Shiprepair Brest The 326-metre, 146,000 DWT, cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway arrived in Brest on 28 April for 11 days of scheduled maintenance and refurbishment. The primary objective of the visit was mechanical works on the ship’s two ABB azipods. The DSBr team worked...
July 10th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

KNUD E. HANSEN Expands its Reach in the Canadian Market

KNUD E. HANSEN Expands its Reach in the Canadian Market
It is with great pleasure to announce that KNUD E. HANSEN now has a permanent presence in Canada. The burgeoning east-coast port of Halifax, Nova Scotia will serve as the home base for Senior Naval Architect & Project Manager, Sam Stark, who has been with the company since 2013. The new location...
July 9th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

YSA Design Insights: Issue 2

YSA Design Insights: Issue 2
.. New dimension for YSA Design YSA Design has entered a new era of collaborative design, creating ship space ‘walk-throughs’ that can be made simultaneously available to clients and yard partners using the latest developments in Virtual Reality Read more  Sumptuous settings on MSC...
July 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit
l to r: Durk-Jan Nederlof (Managing Director, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion), Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima, His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander 1 July 2018: His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander and Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima have visited Damen Shiprepair Curaçao. The Royal couple...
July 4th, 2018 | Events, News, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 29 June 2018. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

IMCA updates “Guidance on Safety in Shipyards”

IMCA updates “Guidance on Safety in Shipyards”
Nick Hough, IMCA Technical Adviser – HSSE, Offshore Survey and ROV Updated to include information on traffic management in shipyards Revised document addresses occupational health and worker fitness/health in shipyards The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has updated its ‘Guidance...
June 7th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Oil-to-water conversion success for Great Lakes bulkers

Oil-to-water conversion success for Great Lakes bulkers
Interlake’s Herbert C Jackson The oil-to-water lubricated tailshaft conversion Thordon Bearings carried out last year to the 26,260dwt Great Lakes Fleet-managed bulk carrier SS John G. Munson has successfully completed its first season as a diesel-powered ship. The shaft conversion of the 1952-built...
June 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction
Gibdock, Gibraltar, seen from the air The need for ship owners to comply with new rules on environmental responsibility should not disguise the fact that choosing the right repair facility is a critical commercial decision, according to Gibraltar-based Gibdock. With owners required to respond to new...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up

Coldharbour targets Greek market as BW demand picks up
Andrew Marshall, CEO, Coldharbour Marine Ltd June 2018 – “Posidonia could not have come at a better time for us,” said Andrew Marshall, Coldharbour Marine Chief Executive, a few days before Posidonia opened its doors to the global shipping community in Athens. “We are in the final stages of a...
June 1st, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Alexis Marine to retrofit Rivertough to salt lugger

Alexis Marine to retrofit Rivertough to salt lugger
.. Louisiana-based workboat operator Alexis Marine has awarded a supply contract to Thordon Bearings for the retrofitting of 6in diameter RiverTough bearings to MV Kristin Alexis, the 60ft (18.2m) twin-screw towboat built by Bollinger Shipyard in 1969. Both the vessel’s shafts will be withdrawn at...
May 15th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers

New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers
Mathieu Croix, Partner, Le HavreShipping, Insurance, Yachts and Superyachts New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers during refits Compositeworks (CW), a leading refit shipyard based in la Ciotat and La Rochelle in France, is very pleased to announce that the French regulations regarding...
May 14th, 2018 | Legal, Ship Conversions, Yachting | Read More

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry
Sylvia Boer, Damen’s Head of Communications, Sylvia Boer, has recently been appointed President of the Netherlands chapter of WISTA – the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. WISTA the Netherlands was founded in 2000 and currently has 140 members from across the maritime industry. Sylvia,...
May 9th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

CSSC Nanjing Luzhou and MacGregor celebrate the opening of their first joint venture in China

CSSC Nanjing Luzhou and MacGregor celebrate the opening of their first joint venture in China
l to r: YANG Lianghu, General Manager, Binjiang Investment and Development Company; WANG Hongqi, President, CSSC Nanjing Luzhou Marine Co., Ltd; SUN Wei, Vice President, CSSC Group, Michel van Roozendaal, President, MacGregor, Alexander Nürnberg, SVP R&D and Technology, MacGregor MacGregor, part...
April 24th, 2018 | Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More