Archive for the ‘Ship Conversions’ Category

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

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