Archive for the ‘Ship Conversions’ Category

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

Stena Line and Callenberg select Corvus Energy for Battery-Powered Ferry

Stena Line and Callenberg select Corvus Energy for Battery-Powered Ferry
.. 1 MWh Corvus energy storage enables emissions-free berthing of Stena Jutlandica—a first for a Swedish-operated ferry Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – April 3, 2018 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Stena Line and Callenberg Technology Group to supply...
April 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 closes on a high note with renewed optimism for maritime industry

Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 closes on a high note with renewed optimism for maritime industry
Exhibitors and visitors at APM 2018 SINGAPORE, 23 MARCH 2018 – Asia Pacific Maritime (APM), Asia’s premier shipbuilding & marine, workboat and offshore exhibition and conference, concluded on a strong note on 16 March 2018 with attendees expressing optimism for an anticipated upturn. 14,158...
March 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Gibdock maintains on-time delivery track record

Gibdock maintains on-time delivery track record
MN Calao and container ship Ops Hamburg in dock at Gibdock Gibdock has once more vindicated its reputation for delivering maintenance and repair services on time and to the highest stands in the ro-ro and container ship markets. The Gibraltar yard has completed two projects in recent weeks that demanded...
March 15th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Albwardy Damen receives Superbrands 2018 award

Albwardy Damen receives Superbrands 2018 award
A view of Albwardy Damen Albwardy Damen, the joint venture shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, between the Damen Shipyards Group and UAE-based Albwardy Investment, has received a prestigious Superbrands 2018 Award from Superbrands Worldwide, the world’s largest independent arbiter of branding. It pays tribute...
March 7th, 2018 | Awards, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

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