Archive for the ‘Ship Conversions’ Category

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

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition
Gibdock aerial view After an intensive 10-month review and upgrade of operating processes across the company, Gibdock has made the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard, and from ISO 14001:2008 to the ISO 14001:2015 environmental standard. The Gibraltar yard...
April 19th, 2017 | Environment, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of BWMS

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of BWMS
Wärtsilä Aquarius Ready product image, Ballast Water Management Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of Ballast Water Management systems Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 10 April 2017 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements...
April 10th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque completes major refurbishment of floating dock

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque completes major refurbishment of floating dock
First row: Benjamin Prince (Regional councillor Hauts-de-France), Xavier Bertrand (President of Region Hauts-de-France), Inès Rabenja (Economical & Financial General Controller), Jean Pierre Decool (MP) – Second row: Franck Dhersin (Regional councillor Hauts-de-France), Patrice Vergriete (President...
April 5th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen InvaSave external ballast water treatment system receives IMO type approval

Damen InvaSave external ballast water treatment system receives IMO type approval
Damen’s InvaSave team are proud to announce the IMO type approval of their innovative ballast water treatment solution Damen’s award-winning, mobile, ballast water treatment system has received IMO type approval. An external ballast water treatment unit designed primarily for use in ports and harbours,...
March 21st, 2017 | Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Seven Seas Voyager equipped with Evac’s wastewater treatment systems

Seven Seas Voyager equipped with Evac’s wastewater treatment systems
The Seven Seas Voyager Retrofits are never easy, but getting them right through your selection of partners is critical to keep a vessel profitable. Regent Seven Seas Cruises is a six-star-plus cruise line. Its vessels boast the highest standards for their guests, plus the latest in technology in every...
February 22nd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions | Read More

Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016

Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016
Los Angeles Spirit, bought by Teekay Tankers in 2016, at Lisnave. Europe’s biggest shiprepair yard, Lisnave, achieved positive results in 2016 although it was another difficult year for providers of such activity on a global scale. The yard’s directors noted that the sector was strongly affected...
February 21st, 2017 | Company Profiles, News, Reports, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

First collaboration for Sydney City Marine and Damen

First collaboration for Sydney City Marine and Damen
Sydney City Marine has completed its first maintenance docking of a Damen vessel since the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Damen Shipyards Group last year. The works signify the successful cooperation between Damen Services in the Netherlands, the Damen Service Hub in Brisbane and...
February 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen takes position in the Caribbean

Damen takes position in the Caribbean
… Following the agreement made between the Government of Curaçao and Damen Shipyards Group in September last year, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over the management of the Curaçao Droogdok Maatschappij (CDM) as of February 1st, 2017. The location will continue its activities...
February 3rd, 2017 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More