Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship

Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning chosen for new cruise ship
The new exploration cruise vessel being built for Sunstone is to be equipped with Wärtsilä engines and exhaust gas cleaning systems. Wärtsilä Corporation,  23 November 2017 at 9.30 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines and exhaust gas cleaning...
November 23rd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

State-of-the-art NMDC dredger launched with Wärtsilä propulsion system

State-of-the-art NMDC dredger launched with Wärtsilä propulsion system
NMDC’s newly delivered hopper dredger features a Wärtsilä propulsion package. The technology group Wärtsilä has supplied the full propulsion package for a new, state-of-the-art Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) that was launched in September. The vessel is owned by National Marine Dredging...
November 21st, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions continue to be the choice for fishing vessels

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions continue to be the choice for fishing vessels
The new purse seiner trawler being built for Lunar Fishing Company will be equipped with the market’s most efficient propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation,  16 November 2017 at 10 a.m. EET – The technology group Wärtsilä continues its success in providing highly efficient,...
November 16th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“K” Line News: Delivery of 311,000 DWT-type VLCC “KISOGAWA”

“K” Line News: Delivery of 311,000 DWT-type VLCC “KISOGAWA”
The VLCC “KISOGAWA” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “KISOGAWA,” a 311,000 DWT-type VLCC at Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd (hereafter called NACKS), China on November 15, 2017. Main Particulars LOA 339.50 m DWT...
November 15th, 2017 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

MB92 takes 75% stake in Compositeworks

MB92 takes 75% stake in Compositeworks
… La Ciotat, 8 November 2017 – Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) and Compositeworks (CW) announced today that MB92 has taken a 75 per cent stake in Compositeworks. The remaining 25% will stay in the hands of current shareholders. Compositeworks will continue under the current management of Benjamin...
November 8th, 2017 | Marinas, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | 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

Damen contracts Taylor Bros for icebreaker barges

Damen contracts Taylor Bros for icebreaker barges
l to r Mr. Peter Gutwein (the Tasmanian Minister for State Growth), Mr. Magiel Venema (Damen Australia Project Director), Mr. Greg Taylor (Taylor Bros), Mr. Phillip Taylor (Taylor Bros) Tasmanian company will deliver barges for Australian Antarctic Division’s  RSV Nuyina Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding...
November 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Uncertain dry and wet markets

Uncertain dry and wet markets
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell further earlier on today by 26 points and now reads 1,496… Expect tsunamis in Geopolitics… John Faraclas midweek market recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 base threshold given the loss of 82 points in the Capers and the BCI now reads 3,137 points. The Panamaxes’...
November 1st, 2017 | Associations, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä combines competences to ensure ultra-silent propulsion for research vessel

Wärtsilä combines competences to ensure ultra-silent propulsion for research vessel
The new research vessel will feature an ultra-silent propulsion system from Wärtsilä Wärtsilä Corporation,  31 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EET The technology group Wärtsilä will supply an ultra-silent propulsion package for a new research vessel to be built for the Faroe Islands Marine Research Institute,...
October 31st, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | 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

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs to Indian Government Vessels

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs to Indian Government Vessels
New Deal Sees Danelec Partner Installing 18 Units Through 2019 (Birkeroed, Denmark – Oct. 25, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) Maritime technology company Danelec Marine announced today a new partnership with the government of India. The deal, struck by a Danelec local distributor, is the first Indian...
October 25th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New LNG Carrier for Ichthys LNG Project Named “OCEANIC BREEZE”

New LNG Carrier for Ichthys LNG Project Named “OCEANIC BREEZE”
Naming Ceremony of “OCEANIC BREEZE” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) held a naming ceremony for a newly-built liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier at Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). The new vessel was given her name “OCEANIC BREEZE” by Mr. Toshiaki Kitamura,...
October 24th, 2017 | Events, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,586: …recalibration..?

The BDI@1,586: …recalibration..?
John Faraclas With eight points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) opened this week’s dry market …deliberations, thanks to the Capers as all the other dry sizes remained more or less stagnant… The Geopolitical situation smells of more gun powder… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI was...
October 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers Damen-designed ASD 2411

Wilson Sons Shipyards delivers Damen-designed ASD 2411
The ASD Tug 2411 SST-Aruá Second tugboat in the series of four delivered to SAAM SMIT Wilson Sons shipyard, part of the WilsonSons Group, has delivered yet another tugboat. The SST-Aruá is the second tugboat delivered to SAAM SMIT Towage Brazil and is part of a total order of 4 Vessels. The first of...
October 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG Carriers
The Wärtsilä 34DF dual-fuel engine. Wärtsilä Corporation,  18 October 2017 at 10 a.m. EEST – The technology group Wärtsilä, through its joint venture company CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co (CWEC), has been contracted to deliver 16 engines for four new LNG carrier vessels being built...
October 18th, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 29 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capers and to a leaser extend to all the other dry indices. Geopolitics still very perplexed. John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capers gained another 100 points – to be precise 99 points and now...
October 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution…

Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution…
The Viking Princess’ stern with the Hybrid System mark visible Wärtsilä makes Viking Princess the world’s first offshore vessel with a hybrid energy storage solution replacing a traditional generator Wärtsilä Corporation,  13 October 2017 at 10 am EEST – The technology group...
October 13th, 2017 | Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop

DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop
Virtual Trial – A 3D viewer lets users investigate flow details (Copyright DNV GL) Hamburg, 12 October 2017: DNV GL’s new “Virtual Trial” application allows yards and owners to use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation to analyze, compare and benchmark the fuel efficiency of hull...
October 12th, 2017 | Chartering, Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New SCF icebreaking standby vessel named Fedor Ushakov

New SCF icebreaking standby vessel named Fedor Ushakov
The “Fedor Ushakov” Picture credits: Sovcomflot. On 11 October 2017, the naming ceremony took place for Fedor Ushakov, a new multifunctional icebreaking standby vessel (IBSBV) built to order for PAO Sovcomflot (“SCF Group”), to serve the Sakhalin-2 project.  The naming ceremony was...
October 12th, 2017 | Energy, Events, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The Medon Pleioni: Boat building heritage celebrated in Greece

The Medon Pleioni: Boat building heritage celebrated in Greece
…what’s in a name… and fine lines A traditional boat of the type that has disappeared from the Greek seas this past 80 years is preparing for its maiden voyage. Named Medon-Pleioni, it has been constructed at the boat building yard Neososikos in Glyfa, Halkida. The project is the initiative...
October 11th, 2017 | Associations, Events, HR, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Week | Read More

Damen Workboat Festival combines hospitality with on-the-water experiences and knowledge sharing

Damen Workboat Festival combines hospitality with  on-the-water experiences and knowledge sharing
Damen Workboat Festival 2017 Fine weather after a stormy morning and a wide range of vessels to view and try out on the water encouraged a good turnout of clients, industry partners and media at Damen’s second annual Workboat Festival. Held at Damen Shipyards’ HQ at Gorinchem, the event not only...
October 9th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Breakthrough order for ABB Azipod® propulsion with Chinese-built Viking Line cruise ferry

Breakthrough order for ABB Azipod® propulsion with Chinese-built Viking Line cruise ferry
New Viking Line cruise ferry ABB to provide  Azipod propulsion system  for new Viking Line cruise ferry to be built in China, the first installation of Azipod propulsion in a cruise-ferry application. The vessel is to be built by Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry co., Ltd. Additional scope of ABB’s supply...
October 9th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Corvus Energy ESS selected by Rolls-Royce for new multipurpose hybrid vessel

Corvus Energy ESS selected by Rolls-Royce for new multipurpose hybrid vessel
… Corvus Energy has been selected to provide a 3 MWh Orca ESS for a new Norwegian Coastal Authority hybrid vessel Richmond, B.C. – October 9, 2017 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Rolls-Royce as the supplier of a lithium ion based energy storage system (ESS)...
October 9th, 2017 | Energy, Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and in general the markets do not surprise us at all with their performance and behaviour so far needless to say their volatility; the Geopolitics are so perplexed and enigmatic that either you consult …the oracle or use your own shipping business intuition...
October 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Damen secures Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger contract

Damen secures Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger contract
Damen TSHD 2000- or Rosmorport TSHD 2000 will be built for Rosmorport at LLC ‘Onego Shipyard’ 22 September 2017: Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with LLC ‘Onego Shipyard’ to build a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 2000. The vessel will be built by order of FSUE ‘Rosmorport’...
October 4th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More