Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti

Two new Damen tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti
The Damen ASD Tug 2913 “Danimarca” Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has continued to expand its fleet with the deliveries of two new Damen tugs; an ASD 2913 called Danimarca and an ASD 2411 called Columbia. The delivery of the Danimarca took place in Genoa on 14 June 2017. This...
June 23rd, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance

MAN Diesel & Turbo – Dual-Fuel Engine Continues Strong Market Performance
The MAN B&W G70ME-GI engine Texan shale-gas deals confirm popularity of ME-GI engine within LNG carrier market Knutsen OAS Shipping, the Norwegian operator, has ordered 4 × MAN B&W 5G70ME-GI engines with EGR systems in connection with the construction of two 180,000 m3 LNG tanker newbuildings....
June 19th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments
PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15_image 1 Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK released a new longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15” as part of its prescriptive calculation suite “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)”. For ensuring further safety and streamlining...
June 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä 31 main engine to power new fuel efficient fishing vessel

Wärtsilä 31 main engine to power new fuel efficient fishing vessel
The new trawler being built for Reseach Fishing Co will be equipped with a Wärtsilä 31 main engine, Wärtsilä propulsion machinery and auxiliary engines. The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to provide its Wärtsilä 31 main engine, the propulsion machinery, and the auxiliary engines...
June 13th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ecoshield, the lasting rudder protection

Ecoshield, the lasting rudder protection
… The running gear of a large number of vessels was coated with Ecoshield over the last couple of months. The applications were carried out in China, Ivory Coast, Turkey and Sweden on different types of ships. Among the vessels treated were several container vessels, car carriers, ferries and a...
June 12th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

AET names tanker twins

AET names tanker twins
TOTAL-chartered LR2 sister vessels unveiled at Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea 8 June, 2017, Korea – AET, one of the world’s leading petroleum and chemical tanker owners and operators, proudly commemorates a double naming ceremony of two long-range (LR2) petroleum tankers from Hyundai Heavy Industries...
June 8th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony

Christophe de Margerie – Naming Ceremony
Christophe de Margerie moored at the Port of Bronka, St. Petersburg Naming ceremony for unique icebreaking LNG tanker takes place in St. Petersburg The naming ceremony for the world’s first icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker took place on 3 June 2017. The event was held in Port Bronka (St....
June 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, News, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding
(front – from left to right) Gui Ming Zhu, Deputy General Manager of CMIH and Director of Yiu Lian Dockyards (Shekou) Limited, and Torgeir Sterri, Regional Manager Greater China at DNV GL – Maritime, signed a strategic cooperation agreement at Nor-Shipping this week. Oslo, 2 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design
At the signing (L to R): Tommy Bjørnsen, Regional Manager Korea & Japan, DNV GL – Maritime, Mun-Keun Ha, Senior Executive Vice President, SHI, and Remi Eriksen, DNV GL Group President & CEO. Høvik, 2 June 2017: DNV GL and Samsung Heavy Industries. Co., Ltd (SHI) signed a joint development...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Detyens is first shipyard to join NAMEPA

Detyens is first shipyard to join NAMEPA
Carleen Lyden-Kluss NAMEPA welcomes new member  Detyens Shipyards, Inc. Expanding the diversity of membership and the commitment to  promote sustainable marine industry best practices June 2, 2017 – Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of North American Marine Environment Protection...
June 2nd, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Environment, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 1 June 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development projects,...
June 1st, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced
LR’s David Barrow and HHI’s Bong-Jun Jang signing the agreement at Nor-Shipping 01 June 2017 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have today announced at Nor-Shipping 2017 a joint development project (JDP) to design 180k DWT class bulk carriers. These designs will...
June 1st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

PERFECt phase II readies COGES LNG boxship for the order book

PERFECt phase II readies COGES LNG boxship for the order book
PERFECt II presentation at Nor-Shipping 2017 (from left to right): Thomas Eefsen, Chief Commercial Officer, OMT; Pierre Sames, Group Technology and Research Director, DNV GL; Barbara Stanley, Vice President Power Generation, Caterpillar Solar Turbines; Julien Bec, Vice President LNG as Fuel GTT; Juha...
May 31st, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL awards AiP for new Oshima composite tween deck design

DNV GL awards AiP for new Oshima composite tween deck design
The new Oshima design could be used for a wide range of trades, carrying project cargoes and packaged goods, ranging from lumber, wood pulp and coils, to ingots and other bulk cargoes. Oslo, 31 May 2017: At Nor-Shipping today, DNV GL and Oshima Shipbuilding launched a new state-of-the-art 65k open-hatch...
May 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Framo delivers pumping systems to Höegh LNG

Framo delivers pumping systems to Höegh LNG
Höegh Grace Framo has signed a contract with Höegh LNG for the delivery of pumping systems to their new Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU). The contract is for one unit, with option for three more units which are currently being built at Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea.  FSRU is a...
May 30th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New Transnet tug launched – Built in Durban for Durban

New Transnet tug launched – Built in Durban for Durban
UMBILO tug ahead of being launched into the water. [Durban, South Africa, 26 May 2017]  South Africa’s busiest port will soon take delivery of its first new tug – the sixth of nine powerful new vessels to roll off the production line in the port city of Durban, on time and within budget. Named UMBILO,...
May 28th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

“K” Line take delivery of Woodchip Carrier “FORESTAL GAIA”

“K” Line take delivery of Woodchip Carrier “FORESTAL GAIA”
The Woodchip Carrier _”FORESTAL GAIA” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “FORESTAL GAIA,” a woodchip carrier from Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Japan on May 24, 2017. FORESTAL GAIA” is in...
May 24th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä propellers and shaft generator system chosen for two new RoRo vessels

Wärtsilä propellers and shaft generator system chosen for two new RoRo vessels
Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply controllable pitch propellers and shaft generator systems for two new RoRo vessels being built for CLdN Ro-Ro SA. – (copyright CLdN Ro-Ro SA) The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply controllable pitch propellers...
May 24th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

World’s First LPG-Fueled Ferry Design Using GE Gas Turbine Completes HAZID Meetings

World’s First LPG-Fueled Ferry Design Using GE Gas Turbine Completes HAZID Meetings
COGES LPG fueled ferry cutaway 5-17 World’s First LPG-Fueled Ferry Design Using GE Gas Turbine Completes HAZID Meetings: Complies with Safety and Emissions Regulations; Lower Life Cycle Costs BUSAN, Korea (May 23, 2017) – GE’s Marine Solutions reports that the world’s first Liquid Propane Gas...
May 23rd, 2017 | LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Albwardy Damen wins two ship repair awards in 4 weeks

Albwardy Damen wins two ship repair awards  in 4 weeks
l to r: Mr Lars Seistrup, Albwardy Damen Managing Director, accepting the Best New Building Yard Award. Best UAE Shipyard 2017 and Best New Building Yard Albwardy Damen is very proud to have received two shipyards awards in the space of just 4 weeks. On the 19th of April, during the MASTECH conference...
May 19th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

NEVA 2017 Newsletter – Global Maritime Industry heads for St Petersburg

NEVA 2017 Newsletter – Global Maritime Industry heads for St Petersburg
NEVA’s 27th Year Heralds Unprecedented Opportunity As momentum builds toward the most well-attended NEVA of recent times, the 14th International Maritime Exhibition & Conference held in St Petersburg, Russia welcomes the world’s maritime...
May 19th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Damen supports call for Dutch naval sector investment

Damen supports call for Dutch naval sector investment
he Dutch Minister of Defence, Mrs Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (right), receives the report ‘The Navy and the Netherlands Maritime Cluster – an ecosystem under pressure’ from Mrs Karla Peijs (left). Damen Shipyards Group supports the report ‘The Navy and the Netherlands Maritime Cluster – an...
May 18th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More