Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amphion’

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amphion’
The eco-tyoe VLCC m/t “Amphion” Athens, Greece, January 11, 2019. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the newbuilding vessel M/T ‘Amphion’, a 320,000 dwt, eco-type VLCC crude oil tanker, built by Samsung Heavy Industries, S.Korea. It is the first of four sister...
January 11th, 2019 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Number of ships sailing with Selektope®-powered antifouling coatings set to double in 2019

Number of ships sailing with Selektope®-powered antifouling coatings set to double in 2019
Philip Chaabane, I-Tech CEO. January 2019: The largest single volume order received for the barnacle-repelling antifouling ingredient Selektope® coupled with strong commercial developments in late 2018 will see the number of ships using Selektope®-containing antifouling coatings more than double in...
January 11th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Jensen Maritime provides design for a series of new, Tier IV Tractor Tugs for Foss Maritime

Jensen Maritime provides design for a series of new, Tier IV Tractor Tugs for Foss Maritime
(SEATTLE; Jan. 9, 2019) ­– Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, has provided the detailed design for an initial four, with an option for six additional, Tier IV tractor tugboats being built by Nichols Brother Boat Builders...
January 9th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hamburg engineering company HeavyLift@Sea presents basic design for ambitious heavy cargo deck carrier

Hamburg engineering company HeavyLift@Sea presents basic design for ambitious heavy cargo deck carrier
Rendering Heavy Cargo Deck Carrier – Picture Credit: HeavyLift@Sea Small port, big cargo, narrow waterways: the heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects in the North and Baltic Seas, which is currently being built at a Chinese shipyard, is the answer to a wide range of customer requirements...
January 8th, 2019 | Climate, Construction, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot orders three LNG-fuelled tankers from Zvezda shipyard

Sovcomflot orders three LNG-fuelled tankers from Zvezda shipyard
plexOn 28 December 2018, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) placed an order at Zvezda shipbuilding complex for construction of three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel as their primary fuel. Three MR-class vessels will have a deadweight (DWT) of 51,000 tonnes each. They will transport...
January 2nd, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen signs with EMAR Offshore Services for ASD Tug 2811

Damen signs with EMAR Offshore Services for ASD Tug 2811
Johan van Beek, managing director EMAR Offshore Services, Vincent de Maat, sales manager Damen and Wilbert Versteeg, commercial director EMAR Offshore Services, during the contract signing for a Damen ASD Tug 2811. EMAR Offshore Services places order for  Damen Tug ASD 2811 EMAR Offshore Services, a...
December 27th, 2018 | Marine Equipment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Oceanco delivers Project Bravo

Oceanco delivers Project Bravo
Bravo Delivery – Credits Francisco Martinez Oceanco delivered the groundbreaking 109m/357ft yacht “Project Bravo” to her proud owners on 20 December. Bravo represents a new direction for Oceanco- the LIFE Design-which takes its acronym from the words “Lengthened, Innovative, Fuel...
December 21st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Samskip leads the way for Norway’s next generation of sustainable shortsea shipping

Samskip leads the way for Norway’s next generation of sustainable shortsea shipping
Seashuttle 1 Samskip takes the lead in ambitious initiative to develop autonomous, zero-emissions container ships that also compete on cost Europe’s largest multimodal operator has been named lead partner in ‘Seashuttle’, a project seeking to bring emissions-free, autonomous container ships to...
December 21st, 2018 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Short-sea shipping, Technical, Technology | Read More

2018: The year we see HMS Queen Elizabeth officially enter into LR Class

2018: The year we see HMS Queen Elizabeth officially enter into LR Class
Nick Brown, LR Marine & Offshore Director, handing over the class certificates to HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Commanding Officer, Captain Kyd 17 December 2018 – The largest warship to be built in Britain, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, was officially welcomed into Lloyd’s...
December 17th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Thales and MSubs announce new maritime autonomy agreement

Thales and MSubs announce new maritime autonomy agreement
.. Following its recent opening of a new UK maritime autonomy centre in the south-west of England, Thales is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd. This agreement combines Thales’ global pedigree in delivering complex sensors and systems with a world leading company...
December 17th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MacGregor deck machinery delivers improved performance capabilities to eight new tugboats

MacGregor deck machinery delivers improved performance capabilities to eight new tugboats
MacGregor understands that detailed consideration of vessel operation and design is key to providing an optimum solution MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received deck machinery orders for four escort and four harbour tugboats from Cheoy Lee Shipyards Ltd in Hong Kong. The MacGregor winches have been...
December 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry

ABB enables groundbreaking trial of remotely operated passenger ferry
ABB Ability™ Marine Pilot Control Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies With this historic trial in the Finnish capital’s port last week,...
December 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam from Fincantieri Shipyard

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of Nieuw Statendam from Fincantieri Shipyard
The “Nieuw Statendam” in Fincantieri Shipyard Holland America Line took delivery of Nieuw Statendam 29 November 2018, officially making it the 15th ship in the fleet. A hand-over ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera, Italy, shipyard, and Nieuw Statendam will set sail for...
November 30th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Naviera Integral signs contract with Damen for its 15th Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009

Naviera Integral signs contract with Damen for its  15th Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009
from the contract signing on a l to r: Josien Damen (wife of  Kommer Damen), Julio Montelongo Flores (Operational Director, Naviera Integral), Juan Pablo Vega Torre (Vicepresident, Naviera Integral), René Berkvens (CEO, Damen Shipyards Group), Juan Pablo Vega Arriaga (President, Naviera Integral),...
November 29th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

World’s first iVLOC delivered with DNV GL class

World’s first iVLOC delivered with DNV GL class
The “Pacific Vision” – Image care of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard. Shanghai, 29 November 2018: The world’s first intelligent very large ore carrier (iVLOC), the DNV GL-classed Pacific Vision, was delivered by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard to China Merchants Energy Shipping Company....
November 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | 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

Albwardy Damen celebrates its tenth anniversary

Albwardy Damen celebrates its tenth anniversary
Group photo at the new Dubai Maritime City facility Albwardy Damen celebrated its tenth anniversary on the 15th of November by officially opening its new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC). Over 100 guests from both the regional maritime industry and the Dubai government joined the Albwardy...
November 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution

SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution
SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution 20 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship solution: INTELLIMAN SHIP. The solution is the first to receive LR’s ‘Digital AL2 SAFE...
November 20th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Oceanco’s 109m/357ft project Bravo breaks new ground

Oceanco’s 109m/357ft project Bravo breaks new ground
The “Bravo” ALBLASSERDAM, Netherlands, Nov.17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Oceanco’s 109m/357ft ‘Project Bravo’ was launched on 17 November 2018. Bravo is a prime example of Oceanco’s new wave of forward-thinking yachts. With her naval architecture by Lateral Naval Architects,...
November 17th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award

Damen Shipyards Group celebrates Multraship Carrousel RAVE Tug winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping Award
. Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping award 2018. Working with a number of industry partners they developed the ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE Tug (CRT) design that is safer, stronger and more manoeuvrable...
November 16th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Success for British manufacturers at the Boat Builder Awards 2018

Success for British manufacturers at the Boat Builder Awards 2018
Princess Yachts receiving Boat Builder Award British Marine members had a fantastic night at the Boat Builder Awards 2018, which took place on Tuesday (13 November) at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam, with numerous members picking up awards on the night. Princess Yachts’ innovative communications...
November 15th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China
Viking Line cruise ferry. Image courtesy of Viking Line First marine automation system contract signed in China for a cruise ferry sets new benchmark for systems integration. ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China, after the technology package for Chinese-built...
November 14th, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018

British innovation wins top prize at DAME Design Award 2018
Lesley Robinson Winners of the prestigious DAME Design Award 2018 were announced today with British designed and manufactured products receiving over 40% of the accolades presented, including Overall Winner. At the leading global design competition for new marine equipment and accessories, creativity...
November 13th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker
The vessel design 13 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented STX with approval in principle for a 50k dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled propulsion system...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Gas, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Multraship / Novatug scoop KVNR award for CARROUSEL RAVE TUG

Multraship / Novatug scoop KVNR award for CARROUSEL RAVE TUG
From the awards ceremony Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship and its innovation arm, Novatug, have won the prestigious Maritime KVNR Shipping Award 2018 for their ground-breaking Carrousel RAVE TUG (CRT) design. The award was presented to Leendert Muller, managing director of Multraship,...
November 13th, 2018 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More