Archive for the ‘Ship Conversions’ Category

Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull coatings

Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull coatings
The study used the hull performance analysis methodology developed by DNV GL to analyze the performance of various major vessel types, including LNG carriers, bulk carriers, crude oil tankers and cruise vessels. Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull...
November 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä retrofit will reduce environmental impact of ferry operating in ecologically sensitive waters

Wärtsilä retrofit will reduce environmental impact of ferry operating in ecologically sensitive waters
The German ferry ‘Münsterland’ will be retrofitted with a package of Wärtsilä LNG solutions to minimise its environmental footprint. Copyright: Aktien-Gesellschaft ‘Ems’ Photographer: Peter Andryszak. Wärtsilä retrofit will reduce environmental impact of ferry operating in ecologically...
October 22nd, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB to bring autonomous technology to the Port of Singapore

ABB to bring autonomous technology to the Port of Singapore
Tugboat illustration – Image credit ABB ABB to bring autonomous technology to the Port of Singapore ABB signs a landmark contract with Singaporean shipyard Keppel Offshore & Marine to enable autonomous tug operation in 2020 ABB, in collaboration with Keppel O&M’s technology arm, Keppel...
October 21st, 2019 | Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä Hybrid upgrades will save fuel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for two offshore supply vessels

Wärtsilä Hybrid upgrades will save fuel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for two offshore supply vessels
The ’Ocean Art’, one of two Atlantic Offshore vessels to be upgraded with a Wärtsilä Hybrid package. Copyright: Atlantic Offshore Wärtsilä Hybrid upgrades will save fuel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for two offshore supply vessels Wärtsilä Corporation,  11 October 2019 at 9.30 am EEST The...
October 11th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Veristar Equipment, the latest BV platform, supports manufacturers

Veristar Equipment, the latest BV platform, supports manufacturers
Laurent Hentges, Vice-President, Operational Excellence Veristar Equipment, the latest BV platform, supports manufacturers Released today: Veristar Equipment is an online platform for equipment manufacturers providing a seamless, efficient and transparent process from start to finish Easy for manufacturers...
October 10th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün

MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün
MSC Gülsün MacGregor designs innovative cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  5 SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 9.00 AM EEST – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has designed the cargo system for the world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün, which was...
September 5th, 2019 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises

Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises
The ‘Finnmarken’ is the first of three Hurtigruten ships to be fitted with Wärtsilä NOR systems for Tier III compliance, after which it will be renamed the ‘MS Otto Sverdrup’. Wärtsilä solutions to support Hurtigruten’s green push in expedition cruises Wärtsilä Corporation, 4 September...
September 4th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI.

LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI.
LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI. 19 August 2019 – Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) has received type approval from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the network security digital component of its Integrated Smartship Solution...
August 19th, 2019 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

LOC Group opens new office in Hamburg, Germany

LOC Group opens new office in Hamburg, Germany
LOC Group opens new office in Hamburg, Germany Entry into Germany enables LOC to develop the Renewables and Shipping offering in Europe  LOC has opened a new office in Hamburg, Germany, to develop the Renewables and Shipping offering of the Group within the region. This will be the Group’s sixth...
June 20th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks

Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks
Time is of the essence when Stena Roro decides to replace two existing systems onboard Stena Foreteller and Mont Ventoux with a new Fleet Management System. Stena RoRo converts two vessels to SERTICA in only 5 weeks Stena Roro initially signed up to SERTICA Maintenance and Procurement but decided to...
June 4th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Green Maritime Methanol project takes off with a shortlist of nine ships

Green Maritime Methanol project takes off with a shortlist of nine ships
Green Maritime Methanol project takes off with a shortlist of nine ships Group of leading Dutch maritime players will evaluate clean fuel option on a range of newbuildings and conversions Rotterdam, 27 May 2019. The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application...
May 27th, 2019 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020
Mark Prendergast Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020 Mark Prendergast, Chief Executive Officer of Harris Pye Engineering Group, a Joulon company has announced that he is to retire on 30 May 2020. The Harris Pye Engineering Group, global specialists in the provision...
May 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Company Profiles, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Gas, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Supply ships, Technical | Read More

3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity

3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity
The 3DMSI laser scanner at work in Falmouth Dry Dock 3DMSI scans the horizon and identifies a great opportunity Imagine there was a technology that could provide a 3D scan of the interior and exterior of a ship, including its systems, and synchronise that with the data provided by the ship’s own onboard...
May 20th, 2019 | Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas

Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas
The Wärtsilä hybrid system has the integrated systems all installed within a single container. Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 April 2019 at 7 pm EEST – A hybrid retrofit installation, featuring an energy storage...
April 9th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More

Grand opening of EXPOSHIPPING Istanbul today !

Grand opening of EXPOSHIPPING Istanbul today !
From the opening Grand opening of EXPOSHIPPING Istanbul today ! The Region’s Largest Maritime & Shipbuilding Industry Exhibition and Conference Started Today! An international maritime industry affair, Exposhipping Istanbul is set to welcome more than 6,000 trade professionals globally. On the...
April 2nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG

Shipping Heavyweight orders World’s First Mega-Container vessel retrofit to LNG
With 222 modern ships and 9.8 million-teu transported per year, Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company. Pictured here, the ‘Sajir’ whose 9S90ME-C main engine will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI unit capable of running on HFO and LNG Hapag-Lloyd pilot gas-conversion...
March 6th, 2019 | Bunkering, Containers, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jan-2019 DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia Docking/undocking halted Thursday, January 17, 2019, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Ship movements for docking and undocking of ships at Dammam port were suspended by the Port Authority/Marine Department from 10:30 hours local time today (17 January) for...
January 17th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Weather | Read More

Feadship selects MB92 Group as part of new services network

Feadship selects MB92 Group as part of new services network
.. As announced recently at the Superyacht Forum in Amsterdam, the MB92 Group has been chosen to form part of Feadship’s new Services Network. Alongside Amico & Co, Monaco Marine and Rybovich, the MB92 Group will be exclusive providers of Feadship-approved and certified maintenance, repair and...
November 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

First ever Wärtsilä 31 engine retrofit brings massive NOx and fuel savings to Gardar

First ever Wärtsilä 31 engine retrofit brings massive NOx and fuel savings to Gardar
Norwegian Gardar fishing vessel has the honor of being the first ever Wärtsilä 31 engine retrofit. Copyright: Norwegian Gardar AS Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 November 2018 at 11 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä will deliver its first ever Wärtsilä 31 engine retrofit to Gardar, a fishing...
November 22nd, 2018 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions | Read More

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG

Baleària begins retrofitting the Nápoles, the first of six ferries it will switch to LNG
The ship will reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by more than 9,000 tons a year The shipping company Baleària has begun retrofitting its Nápoles ferry to be powered by liquified natural gas. The ferry arrived at the Gibraltar Gibdock shipyards yesterday where they will modify the engines and install...
November 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Conversions | Read More

ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries, powered by ABB

ForSea (formerly HH Ferries Group) completes conversion of the world’s largest battery ferries, powered by ABB
Aurora electric ferry in open water. Image courtesy of ForSea Inauguration of Tycho Brahe and Aurora marks successful completion of a high-profile conversion project with ABB’s technology at its heart. The largest emission-free ferries in the world have been officially welcomed into service after guests...
November 14th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technology | Read More

SMS completes major fast ferry refit in Cherbourg

SMS completes major fast ferry refit in Cherbourg
The Normandie Express Southampton-headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has completed its second major high speed craft refit in France.  SMS has undocked Brittany Ferries’ Normandie Express in Cherbourg on the Ports of Normandy Authority’s (PNA) ship lift. Over...
October 15th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Raft of new orders for BIO-SEA BWTS

Raft of new orders for BIO-SEA BWTS
LDA’s Ciudad de Cadiz will be retrofitted with the BIO-SEA UV BWTS BIO-SEA BWTS SELECTED FOR A RAFT OF NEWBUILD AND RETROFIT PROJECTS BIO-UV Group has signed an agreement to supply its fully type-approved BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system for retrofit installation to Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’...
October 4th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More

Foreship expertise to build West Coast cruise ship business

Foreship expertise to build West Coast cruise ship business
Marcus Höglund, Foreship Senior Vice President Engineering Services, Naval architecture, design and marine engineering specialist Foreship has transferred a senior member of its management team in Finland to head its Seattle operation, in a move aiming to expand West Coast activities and provide a new...
October 1st, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Marseille superyacht repair facility

Marseille superyacht repair facility
THE PORT OF MARSEILLE FOS AND MONACO MARINE SEAL THEIR PARTNERSHIP TO CREATE A MEGA YACHT MAINTENANCE AND REFIT CENTRE IN MARSEILLE On Thursday 20 September 2018, the Port of Marseille Fos and Monaco Marine Marseille officially signed their partnership to create a mega yacht maintenance and refit...
September 28th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More