Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

Belmax4 delivery

Belmax4 delivery
The “BELMAX 4,” Okskaya Sudoverf delivers BELMAX 4, fourth non-self-propelled barge of Project ROB20 On 16 July 2018, Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding) delivered the fourth non-self-propelled oil barge of Project ROB20, Belmax 4, to the Customer, State Transport Leasing Company...
July 17th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen supporting European shipbuilding with NAVAIS coordination

Damen supporting European shipbuilding with NAVAIS coordination
Damen Road Ferry 8117 Artist Impression EC-funded programme to improve sustainability in shipbuilding and maintain Europe’s leading role in complex vessel construction Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, in close cooperation with Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT), is to coordinate the NAVAIS programme....
July 12th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Multraship continues to build on diverse fleet in ultra-competitive market

Multraship continues to build on diverse fleet in ultra-competitive market
… Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship is continuing to build up its marine service provider capacity and rapid response capability with a number of new additions to its varied fleet of vessels. On 7 July, the 453-gt Fire-Fighting tug Multratug 31 was christened at Terneuzen in the...
July 11th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

New CTV Order for BMT

New CTV Order for BMT
A 23m CTV tender T has secured a new contract to provide Njord Offshore with two 23m crew transfer vessels (CTVs).  This follows on from the recent successful launch of Njord Zenith and Njord Zephyr, 27m CTVs designed by BMT and built by Cheoy Lee Shipyards in China. This new contract will be the first...
July 11th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –
‘It’s coming home’ WIGHT SHIPYARD COMPANY AND SMS: “IT’S COMING HOME” The UK based Wight Shipyard Company and its sister company SMS are proudly backing England in their soccer world cup bid  by making a truly exceptional public statement. The Columbine Building in Cowes currently sports...
July 10th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports | Read More

MAN to Deliver Propulsion Solution for LNG-Fuelled ME-GI Containerships

MAN to Deliver Propulsion Solution for LNG-Fuelled ME-GI Containerships
Rendering of the new Pasha Hawaii containership (picture courtesy Pasha Hawaii) MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to provide the propulsion systems for 2 × 2,525-teu containership newbuildings, which will join the fleet of Pasha Hawaii, the U.S. Jones Act carrier in the Hawaii trade lane. Each...
July 10th, 2018 | Containers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance programme on cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance programme on cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway
Norwegian Breakaway at Damen Shiprepair Brest The 326-metre, 146,000 DWT, cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway arrived in Brest on 28 April for 11 days of scheduled maintenance and refurbishment. The primary objective of the visit was mechanical works on the ship’s two ABB azipods. The DSBr team worked...
July 10th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

KNUD E. HANSEN Expands its Reach in the Canadian Market

KNUD E. HANSEN Expands its Reach in the Canadian Market
It is with great pleasure to announce that KNUD E. HANSEN now has a permanent presence in Canada. The burgeoning east-coast port of Halifax, Nova Scotia will serve as the home base for Senior Naval Architect & Project Manager, Sam Stark, who has been with the company since 2013. The new location...
July 9th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Japan’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Start Operation in 2020

Japan’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel to Start Operation in 2020
Image of LBV (Provided by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.) Central LNG Shipping Japan Corporation (Hereinafter: CLS), a joint venture established by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc., Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, announces that CLS has ordered...
July 6th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers BELMAX 3, third barge of Project ROB20

Okskaya Sudoverf delivers BELMAX 3, third barge of Project ROB20
 The first BELMAX class vessel Navashino, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast based Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding) on 29 June 2018 delivered the BELMAX 3, third in a series of ten non-self-propelled oil barges of Project ROB20 to the Customer, State Transport Leasing Company (STLC). The shallow-draft...
July 6th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

WinGD celebrates milestone order for 100th X-DF engine

WinGD celebrates milestone order for 100th X-DF engine
Powered by WinGD’s X-DF technology, GasLog’s LNG carrier, Houston Only five years after the launch of the X-DF engine, WinGD is pleased to announce they have secured an order for their 100th X-DF engine. The award-winning technology developed by WinGD has demonstrated, on tests and engines...
July 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Niron Staal fabricates two Stan Launch 804s for Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam

Niron Staal fabricates two Stan Launch 804s for Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam
Niron Staal fabricates two Stan Launch 804s for Maaskant Niron Staal, the specialist steel machining and construction company within the Damen Shipyards Group, has once again demonstrated its ability to successfully execute one-off projects to the highest standards. This time its client was fellow Damen...
July 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

YSA Design Insights: Issue 2

YSA Design Insights: Issue 2
.. New dimension for YSA Design YSA Design has entered a new era of collaborative design, creating ship space ‘walk-throughs’ that can be made simultaneously available to clients and yard partners using the latest developments in Virtual Reality Read more  Sumptuous settings on MSC...
July 4th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit
l to r: Durk-Jan Nederlof (Managing Director, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion), Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima, His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander 1 July 2018: His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander and Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima have visited Damen Shiprepair Curaçao. The Royal couple...
July 4th, 2018 | Events, News, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

SMS and WorkBoatSales.com sign global deal at UK Seawork exhibition

SMS and WorkBoatSales.com sign global deal at UK Seawork exhibition
SMS workboat UK ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has partnered with WorkBoatSales.com to market its proven range of Bulldog workboats internationally. The partnership was agreed at the Seawork 2018 commercial marine and workboat exhibition and conference in Southampton, UK,...
July 3rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two Damen ASD Tugs 2312

Iskes Towage & Salvage signs contract for two  Damen ASD Tugs 2312
From the contract signing Jim Iskes, owner of Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden / Amsterdam, has signed a contract at the ITS 2018 event in Marseille with Damen for the supply of two ASD Tugs 2312. The ASD Tug 2312 is one of Damen’s new,...
July 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 29 June 2018. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Dutch Police order six patrol vessels from Damen

Dutch Police order six patrol vessels from Damen
Damen Stan Patrol 2506 artist impressions The Dutch Police has ordered six patrol vessels from Damen Shipyards for its ‘Zeehavenpolitie’ and ‘Landelijke Eenheid’ units.  Three of the new vessels are seagoing (the Stan Patrol 2506) and the other three are for the inland waterways (the Stan Patrol...
June 28th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Rebranded ‘MAN Energy Solutions’ replaces former MAN Diesel & Turbo name

Rebranded ‘MAN Energy Solutions’ replaces former MAN Diesel & Turbo name
Uwe Lauber, CEO MAN Energy Solutions unveiling the new company name in the Augsburg Headquarter New branding and strategic alignment marks future path MAN Energy Solutions represents a new vision, as reflected by a new, corporate design. The new branding embodies a strategic and technological transformation, a...
June 26th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Mexican Navy and Damen cooperating in most technologically advanced naval ship in Latin America

Mexican Navy and Damen cooperating in most technologically advanced naval ship in Latin America
Damen and Mexican Navy cooperating on the modular construction of the combatant vessel Damen Shipyards Group and the Mexican Navy, via the Directorate General of Shipbuilding, are currently working together to build the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA (from its initials in Spanish)), the most technologically...
June 26th, 2018 | Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen and Saab announce partnership to participate on the tender for the Tamandaré Class Corvette

Damen and Saab announce partnership to participate on the tender for the Tamandaré Class Corvette
Damen and Saab announce partnership to participate on the tender for the Tamandaré Class Corvette In order to meet the needs of the Brazilian Navy, Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and Saab come together to develop the project that will supply four Tamandaré Class corvettes. The companies are world-leading...
June 18th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Scotline order’s second new build at Bodewes yard

Scotline order’s second new build at Bodewes yard
The stern/transom of the Scott Carrier Scotline Ltd are pleased to announce that, in partnership with Royal Bodewes Group BV, they have exercised their option for a second new build 4785 DWAT Bodewes Trader to be named MV Scot Explorer and launched in Q3 2019. Currently MV Scot Carrier is being built,...
June 18th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators
The National Geographic “Explorer” The well-established position of Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has been quickly converted into a series of business wins in the fast-emerging polar expedition cruise ship sector. The...
June 15th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for Damen tugs Rotterdam & Beagle

Kotug Smit Towage performs naming ceremony for Damen tugs Rotterdam & Beagle
Lady Sponsor Renee Naaktgeboren – tug Beagle On 13th June 2018, the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tugs Rotterdam and Beagle took place in the Port of Rotterdam, during Kotug Smit Towage’s annual ‘Maatjes-party’ (Herring with friends, a traditional Dutch event to mark the beginning...
June 15th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge

Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge
The “Belmax 3” barge Okskaya Sudoverf Launches Belmax 3, Third Non-Self-Propelled Barge Of Project ROB20 A launching ceremony for third vessel of a series of Project ROB non-self-propelled barges was held June 7, 2018 at Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding). The ship named Belmax...
June 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More