Archive for the ‘Ship Conversions’ Category

MISC BHD CEREMONY FOR FSP BENCHMAS 2 PROJECT

MISC BHD CEREMONY FOR FSP BENCHMAS 2 PROJECT
Commemorative Photo with the Project Management Team from MISC Offshore Business, MHB and AET. MISC BERHAD HOSTS COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY FOR FSO BENCHAMAS 2 PROJECT MISC Berhad (“MISC”) today celebrated the commencement of FSO Benchamas 2 conversion, in a ceremony at MMHE West Yard, Pasir Gudang. In...
January 18th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE begins work on Kinshorn Port dry dock gates

Harris PYE begins work on Kinshorn Port dry dock gates
Kishorn Port Dry Dock © Kishorn Port Today (9 January) sees Harris Pye, the global engineering group, begin work on refurbishing the historic dock gates at Kishorn Port, last opened nearly 25 years ago. This will be the first step in making them, and the Kishorn dry-dock, operational once more.  The...
January 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Wärtsilä carries out fast and efficient repowering of Italian ferry Moby Zaza

Wärtsilä carries out fast and efficient repowering of Italian ferry Moby Zaza
The “Moby Zaza” Wärtsilä Corporation,  5 January 2017 at 11 am EET – The Italian ferry company Moby S.p.A has chosen Wärtsilä to carry out the repowering of its passenger ferry MV Moby Zaza. Wärtsilä was chosen as a partner because of its ability to provide the fastest delivery...
January 5th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder
  Micaela dos Ramos (Director Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs (KIVI)), René Berkvens (CEO of Damen Shipyards Group), Edward Heerema (CEO Allseas). On December 21, René Berkvens, CEO of Damen Shipyards Group, received the KIVI Honorary Medal for Marine Technology. KIVI (est. 1847) is the professional...
December 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Burgess Marine improves service offering and partners in a framework agreement with Houlder

Burgess Marine improves service offering and partners in a framework agreement with Houlder
Burgess Marine CEO Nick Warren Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine has improved its service offering by obtaining third party accreditation to CE Mark structural steel and aluminium fabrications, and by signing a framework agreement with...
December 22nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Harris PYE successfully completes refurb aboard Stena Horizon

Harris PYE successfully completes refurb aboard Stena Horizon
The Stena Horizon The Harris Pye Group has successfully completed refurbishment and rebranding of two key areas on the Stena Horizon - separate catering facilities for travel and freight passengers, The new Metropolitan Grill Restaurant and Freight Truckers lounge which were both unveiled to passengers...
December 13th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

North Sea Trawler Receives Quick Turnaround

North Sea Trawler Receives Quick Turnaround
Turbocharger retrofit takes just five weeks from enquiry to execution MAN Diesel & Turbo recently completed a noteworthy job, carrying out a turbocharger retrofit with just five weeks from first enquiry to turbocharger commissioning. The vessel in question, Faeroese trawler, ‘Sjurdaberg’, was...
December 8th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead…

ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead…
The Tycho Brahe ABB’s electrification of HH Ferries’ ferries powers ahead after Öresund Dry Docks selected for modernization Construction of shore side charging arm and HH Ferries’ upgrade is gathering pace  Helsinki, Finland, December 6, 2016 – ABB’s project to convert two HH Ferries’...
December 6th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ship Conversions | Read More

HARRIS PYE chalks up LSDO conversions on over 75 vessels – The latest in China

HARRIS PYE chalks up LSDO conversions on over 75 vessels – The latest in China
Chris David The Harris Pye Engineering Group has been awarded a contract by a prominent Chinese LNG company to convert six of their vessels to low Sulphur diesel oil (LSDO), with an option for conversions on further vessels to follow. The Group has undertaken work, predominantly on main and auxiliary...
December 5th, 2016 | Ship Conversions | Read More

EMRI to deliver steering control systems for Maersk Line Triple E container ships

EMRI to deliver steering control systems for Maersk Line Triple E container ships
Claus Nørtoft Thomsen, CEO of EMRI Herlev, November 15, 2016– EMRI is to deliver the steering control system to the second generation of the Triple E ship series from Maersk Line with a capacity of about 19,000 TEU. Claus Nørtoft Thomsen, CEO of EMRI, says: “This is a large order, but having been...
November 15th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Freight catamaran conversion at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen

Freight catamaran conversion at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen
Freight catamaran “Noord-Nederland” Rederij Doeksen have contracted Damen Shiprepair Harlingen to carry out the conversion of their 47.15-metre long freight catamaran Noord-Nederland. The conversion work will provide Rederij Doeksen with increased capacity to manage seasonal fluctuations...
November 15th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technology | Read More

Jensen Maritime continues evolution into full service Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Solutions

Jensen Maritime continues evolution into full service Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Solutions
Innovative Services Support Transportation Engineering and Construction Management (SEATTLE; Oct. 17, 2016) ­– As the City of San Francisco commissions its latest fireboat today, the vessel, designed by Seattle-based Jensen Maritime Consultants, exemplifies the evolution and growth of the naval architecture...
October 17th, 2016 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of Damen DOP250 pump

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of  Damen DOP250 pump
Waterway Constructions, based in Sydney, Australia, has taken delivery of a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The company is a specialist maritime contractor that undertakes construction, maintenance and refurbishment of maritime structures throughout Australia. It owns one of the largest fleets...
October 17th, 2016 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen and NSTC offering ferry crew training course in the Philippines

Damen and NSTC offering ferry crew training course in the Philippines
From the training in the fats ferry Interferry Conference offer demonstrates commitment to maritime safety To mark this year’s Interferry Conference in Manila, the Philippines, Damen Shipyards Group has teamed up with Netherlands Shipping Training Centre (NSTC), Managed by the international maritime...
October 14th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design world’s largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design world’s largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia
Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 11 October 2016 – HaskoningDHV UK Ltd, in consortium with Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., has been selected to perform the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for the infrastructure of a world-class and globally competitive maritime yard in Ras...
October 11th, 2016 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just six points earlier on today at 921, given the low plus level of the Capers; Hurricanes and Geopolitics bring chaos, deaths and total global uncertainty. John Faraclas’ weekly recapitulation of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up six points...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Reports, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Weather | Read More

DNV GL Bulk Carrier Forum – Presentations

DNV GL Bulk Carrier Forum – Presentations
The DNV GL office in Piraeus, Greece   DNV GL Bulk Carrier Forum Following the successful DNV GL Bulk Carrier Forum held on 3rd of October at its Piraeus premises, viewers can log on the designated box  provided  herebelow and find the presentations delivered by the society’s experts: CLICK...
October 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

48th Southampton Boat Show sails to success

48th Southampton Boat Show sails to success
Aerial shot of the Southampton Boat Show 2016 Britain’s best loved boating festival, the 2016 Southampton Boat Show, drew to a close on Sunday 25 September with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors all hailing the Show a great success. A quality attendance, thrilling atmosphere, fun attractions...
September 27th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Holidays, Jet set, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Project Forward in talks with Shell LNG to support next phase

Project Forward in talks with Shell LNG to support next phase
Visualisation of Project Forward LNG-fueled bulk carrier. Image credit: Deltamarin Innovative project for globally-trading LNG-powered vessels will work with energy major Shell to investigate potential LNG supply options and requirements Athens, Greece, September 26, 2016. Project Forward and Shell...
September 25th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

YachtProjects International relocates UK operation at Solent

YachtProjects International relocates UK operation at Solent
YachtProjects International owner Pippa Nicholas, left, and Allan Foot, MD of Solent Refit, right, at Hythe Global specialist YachtProjects International has relocated its UK operation at one of the country’s premier superyacht refit and repair facilities. The firm – whose head office is in Ft Lauderdale,...
September 22nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Thordon retrofits TG100 seals to Hornblower flagship

Thordon retrofits TG100 seals to Hornblower flagship
Inspiration Hornblower has converted to the maintenance-free TG100 mechanical tail-shaft seals Thordon Bearings’ US West Coast Distributor, Pacific Marine Equipment has successfully completed the installation of a pair of TG100 mechanical propeller shaft seals to Hornblower Cruises & Events’...
September 20th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion starts operating from Curaçao

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion starts operating from Curaçao
Mr René H. Berkvens (CEO, Damen Shipyards Group), Mr Eugene Rhuggenaath (Minister of Economic Development), Mr Getmar Caldera (Managing Director CDM Holding). On Friday 9 September the government of Curaçao and Damen Shipyards Group signed a concession agreement for the future operation of the current...
September 9th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Wärtsilä included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Wärtsilä included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 September 2016, at 13.15 EET – Wärtsilä is pleased to announce that the company has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), both in the DJSI World and DJSI Europe indices. S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world’s...
September 9th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology | Read More

De Nora BWTS in brokerage agreement with MARCAS

De Nora BWTS in brokerage agreement with MARCAS
De Nora, world leader in electrochemical technologies, today announced a brokerage agreement with MARCAS, the major buying group for the maritime industry. The deal means that MARCAS members representing close to 1,700 vessels can access aggregate purchasing deals with De Nora for its BALPURE®ballast...
September 7th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas classes first containership LNG fuel conversion

Bureau Veritas classes first containership LNG fuel conversion
  The Wes Amelie Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, September 6, 2016 - Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to class the first containership LNG–fuel conversion. Haren/Ems-based Wessels Reederei is to convert one of its fleet of 1,036 teu container vessels to LNG as fuel. Bureau...
September 6th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More