Archive for the ‘Ship Conversions’ Category

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20
Screenshot of new Nauticus Hull version showing the hull scantling design program. Next generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20 Høvik, 6 February 2018: DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, IACS, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä extends the service agreement with Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. for another 10 years

Wärtsilä extends the service agreement with Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. for another 10 years
. The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 10-year service partnership agreement with the Swiss company Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. (WinGD), a leading developer of two-stroke low-speed gas and diesel engines used for propulsion power in merchant shipping. The new partnership agreement appoints...
January 25th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China
l to r: Mr. Chen Yu (intern, Damen China Support Company ), Mr. John Zhou (Managing Director, Damen China Support Company), Mr. Michiel Hendrikx (Regional Sales Director, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Mr. Kommer Damen (Chairman, Damen Shipyards Group), Teresa Wang (Office Manager, Damen China Support Company). On...
January 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office
Mark Prendergast Harris Pye, the global engineering group, has opened a new office in Busan in South Korea primarily to keep pace with the demand by Korean shipowners and operators eager to bring their LNG carriers to shipyards in Korea for dry docking and inspection, repair or modification of their...
January 4th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Wärtsilä’s energy storage solution for North Sea Giant reduces costs and emissions

Wärtsilä’s energy storage solution for North Sea Giant reduces costs and emissions
The retrofit energy storage system improves the operational efficiency and environmental footprint of the North Sea Giant. Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 December 2017 at 10 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the world’s first energy storage solution on board a large...
December 22nd, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG/MGO

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG/MGO
Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Samuel de Champlain Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has been awarded a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. The contract was awarded by...
December 14th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions | Read More

DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA statement for exoskeleton LNG tanks

DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA statement for exoskeleton LNG tanks
DNV GL presented GTT and TECHNOLOG with a GASA statement for the retrofit of very large container vessels (VLCVs) with exoskeleton membrane LNG tanks. From left to right: Helmut Radebold, TECHNOLOG, Geoffroy Beutter, GTT, Henning Pewe, DNV GL – Maritime, Gerd-Michael Würsig, DNV GL – Maritime,...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Ship Conversions | Read More

MSC trusts MacGregor expertise…

MSC trusts MacGregor expertise…
.A MSC vessel MSC trusts MacGregor expertise to boost productivity through improved container stowage efficiency on 31 vessels MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received orders to optimise the container carrying capabilities of 31 MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company vessels from six different ship series....
December 4th, 2017 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä modernising vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard to provide reliability in demanding conditions

Wärtsilä modernising vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard to provide reliability in demanding conditions
The Canadian Coast Guard’s vessel Ann Harvey will be equipped with new propulsion generators, which will contribute to the vessel’s reliability for many years to come. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 September 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä will support the 1100 Class High Endurance...
November 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking
A view from the exhibition hall Leading maritime exhibition Europort yesterday opened its doors to welcome international visitors to the 38th edition, once again confirming Rotterdam’s position at the heart of the global maritime industry. This year the exhibition has set its focus on three core themes;...
November 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Latest Crowley Lift-On, Lift-Off Vessel Enters U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade

Latest Crowley Lift-On, Lift-Off Vessel Enters U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade
455-3 Sailed Tuesday with First Commercial and FEMA Loads … (SAN JUAN, PR; Nov. 2, 2017)  –  Crowley Maritime Corp. has retrofitted two of its heavy lift, flat-deck barges, 455-3 and Marty J, to provide additional capacity to customers shipping cargo between the U.S. mainland and...
November 2nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

Large Iranian presence confirmed at Europort 2017

Large Iranian presence confirmed at Europort 2017
… This year’s Europort exhibition, which takes place at Rotterdam Ahoy from November 7th-10th, will have a significant presence from Iran, one of the fastest growing markets in the maritime sector. A total of 12 companies are taking part in the dedicated Iran Pavilion, coordinated by the maritime...
October 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Harris PYE Engineering Group opens office in Oslo

Harris PYE Engineering Group opens office in Oslo
Bjarne Eia The Harris Pye Engineering Group has opened an office in Oslo to pursue new business opportunities in Norway, and to support existing clients by providing all Harris Pye products and services to the entire Scandinavian region. Bjarne Eia, former Managing Director of TECO Solutions, has been...
October 12th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

V-ZUG chosen by private superyacht, MY The Wellesley

V-ZUG chosen by private superyacht, MY The Wellesley
MY The Wellesley Luxury Superyacht Innovators in the design and manufacture of high quality appliances V-ZUG UK, is pleased to announce it has been chosen to become part of the private superyacht, MY The Wellesley: famed for its Art Deco design and superior luxury. Bringing a heightened level...
October 2nd, 2017 | Food and Drink, Jet set, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Yachting | Read More

Fast track Electrical Steam Boiler module for Lancaster FPSO

Fast track Electrical Steam Boiler module for Lancaster FPSO
PARAT Halvorsen AS will fabricate a complete, turnkey electrical steam boiler module for the Aoka Mizu FPSO. (Photo: PARAT Halvorsen AS) Parat Halvorsen AS is proud to announce that we recently secured a contract to design and fabricate a complete, turnkey steam boiler module for the Aoka Mizu FPSO owned...
September 20th, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

New maritime growth at Lowestoft

New maritime growth at Lowestoft
…a vessel docking at Burgess Marine’s shipyard at Lowestoft in East Anglia Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine is pleased to announce further growth in East Anglia as the Lowestoft maritime sector booms. The firm acquired...
September 20th, 2017 | News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Burgess Marine launches new ship repair facility with Portsmouth City Council

Burgess Marine launches new ship repair facility with Portsmouth City Council
A new partnership between Burgess Marine and MMD Shipping Services Ltd, owned by  Portsmouth City Council, launched at Portsmouth Commercial Port with emergency work for Wightlink Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine today proudly announces...
September 14th, 2017 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award

Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award
Damen CEO René Berkvens (left) receives a CEMT award from CEMT Chairman Trevor Blakeley. Award reflects contribution to the success of the European maritime industry On Thursday 24th August, at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Council of the Confederation of European Maritime Technology Societies presented...
August 24th, 2017 | Awards, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Compositeworks open new office in Antibes

Compositeworks open new office in Antibes
… Compositeworks open new office in Antibes following another record year Antibes, 7 August 2017 – Compositeworks, a leading shipyard specialising in superyacht and megayacht refits in La Ciotat and La Rochelle, have opened a new office in Antibes. This decision follows the acquisition of the...
August 7th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

LISW2017 – AP-Networks: Conference focused on improving dry docking performance

LISW2017 – AP-Networks: Conference focused on improving dry docking performance
… Turn your dry dockings into a competitive advantage through lower costs and shortened off-hire periods. On September 12th, 2017, AP-Networks will organize, in conjunction with LISW17, a conference focused on improving dry docking performance. Dry docking a vessel is generally seen as a necessary...
August 4th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise…

Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise…
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise to support their safety case preparation for the new MSC project in Korea Lloyd’s Register (LR), the leading provider of engineering and technology-centric...
July 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Politics and Government, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf following major upgrade

VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf following major upgrade
VOS Start at Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) has bid farewell to VOS Start, Vroon BV’s first DP2, subsea-support, walk-to-work (W2W) vessel. The 80m VOS Start arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for the installation of a motion-compensated...
July 25th, 2017 | Energy, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Damen finalises Keppel Verolme takeover

Damen finalises Keppel Verolme takeover
From the contract signing on a l to r: Durk-Jan Nederlof, Managing Director Damen Shiprepair & Conversion and Ang Ting Yang, General Manager Corporate Development Keppel Offshore Marine. 30 June 2017: Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), a part of Damen Shipyards Group, today announced the acquisition...
June 30th, 2017 | Mergers and Acquisitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

ABB to undertake major modernizations of Canadian Coast Guard ships

ABB to undertake major modernizations of Canadian Coast Guard ships
ABB will modernize 10 out of 14 Medium Icebreakers and High Endurance Multi Task Canadian Coast Guard ships to extend operational life of the vessels by another 20 years. These ships undertake major search and rescue operations and are instrumental in keeping northern Canadian shipping lanes ice free. “For...
June 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions
Marcel Karsijns (Managing Director of Damen Green Solutions), Kees Jan Groen (Commercial Director at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion) Highlighting the benefits of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s retrofit experience Bringing together the experience and knowledge of two Damen companies is the close...
April 21st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More