Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

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

Mediterranean’s largest high speed catamaran to be powered by Wärtsilä waterjets

Mediterranean’s largest high speed catamaran to be powered by Wärtsilä waterjets
The largest high speed catamaran to operate in the Mediterranean Sea will be powered by Wärtsilä waterjets Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 19 April 2017 at 10.00 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the waterjets for a new high speed ferry being built...
April 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to power world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel

Wärtsilä to power world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel
The world’s first LNG fuelled offshore construction vessel being built for DEME will be powered by Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation, 18 April 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for a new offshore construction vessel being...
April 18th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

1000 vessels already protected with AkzoNobel’s sustainable coatings

1000 vessels already protected with AkzoNobel’s sustainable coatings
April 13, 2017 – AkzoNobel’s ongoing efforts to make shipping more sustainable reached another landmark recently with the 1,000th application of Intersleek 1100SR, the biocide-free fouling control coating, part of the International® range. The milestone was achieved with the Al Gattara LNG...
April 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GE Reports Milestones on Australian Air Warfare Destroyer Program

GE Reports Milestones on Australian Air Warfare Destroyer Program
Hobart AWD during sea acceptance trials march 2017 – 300 dpi courtesy of AWD Alliance EVENDALE, OHIO (April 13, 2017) – GE’s Marine Solutions reports several milestones have been reached on the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program. The three Hobart class destroyers, being built for the Royal...
April 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen Marine Components Gdańsk receives EN 1090 and ISO 3834 certification

Damen Marine Components Gdańsk receives EN 1090 and ISO 3834 certification
… Damen Marine Components (DMC) Gdańsk, one of the Damen Shipyards Group’s locations for the production of high quality, high precision steel components including propeller nozzles, rudder installations and cranes, has received EN 1090 and ISO 3834 certifications. DMC Gdańsk supplies a wide...
April 11th, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | 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

Wärtsilä propulsion solution selected for innovative new fishing vessel

Wärtsilä propulsion solution selected for innovative new fishing vessel
The new fishing trawler for Strand Senior AS will be equipped with Wärtsilä propulsion centred around the Wärtsilä 31 engine, which is the most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine in the world Wärtsilä Corporation, 7 April 2017 at 11.30 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded...
April 7th, 2017 | Fishing Trawlers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Two Damen Azimuth Tractor Drive Tugs 2412 delivered to Western Australia

Two Damen Azimuth Tractor Drive Tugs 2412 delivered to Western Australia
Damen ATD Tugs 2412 Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin Mackenzie Marine & Towage of Esperance, Western Australia, has purchased two, twin-fin Azimuth Tractor Drive (ATD) Tugs 2412 for operations in Bunbury Port, on the south-west coast of Western Australia. The two vessels, named Cape Naturaliste...
April 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

LNG-fuelled very large ore carrier (VLOC) joint design programme announced

LNG-fuelled very large ore carrier (VLOC) joint design programme announced
l to r: Stavros Hatzigrigoris, MD, Maran Gas Maritime Warwick Pointon, VP Shipping, Woodside Energy Kisun Chung, Executive VP, Corporate Planning Office, HHI Jim Smith, North Asia Area Manager, Marine & Offshore, Lloyd’s Register David Nelson, Director, Sales & Business Development, Marine,...
April 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Vittoria Shipyard enters the international tug market with orders from Russia and Algeria

Vittoria Shipyard enters the international tug market with orders from Russia and Algeria
Russia: Rendering 60 Tons ASD Tug Ice The Russian boat will be used in the scheduled scrapping of nuclear submarines in the Barents Sea. The Algerian one is for use by the harbour authority at Skikda. Company President Duò: “It is an important challenge in a very competitive and selective market....
April 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group submits tender for Australian OPV

Damen Shipyards Group submits tender for Australian OPV
The SEA 1180 Team Damen Shipyards Group has submitted a tender for the SEA 1180 Phase 1 Project to deliver twelve Offshore Patrol Vessels to the Royal Australian Navy. To demonstrate its commitment to on time and within specification delivery Damen submitted its response early. Damen has teamed with...
April 5th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

CMM, HHI, Wärtsila and DNV GL reveal LPGreen concept design

CMM, HHI, Wärtsila and DNV GL reveal LPGreen concept design
Nikolaos Kakalis, DNV GL’s Manager for R&D and Advisory Services in South East Europe and Middle East Tokyo, 5 April 2017: In connection with the Gastech 2017 conference and exhibition in Tokyo, project partners Consolidated Marine Management (CMM), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Wärtsilä Oil...
April 5th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DSME and DNV GL partner for efficient LNG carrier design

DSME and DNV GL partner for efficient LNG carrier design
Johan Petter Tutturen, DNV GL – Maritime Business Director Gas Carriers. Tokyo, 5 April 2017: At the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, DSME, a leading company within commercial ship building and LNG carrier technology, and DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, presented the results...
April 5th, 2017 | LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | 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

Wärtsilä to provide solutions and maintenance for Höegh FSRU and LNG vessels

Wärtsilä to provide solutions and maintenance for Höegh FSRU and LNG vessels
The new 170,000 m3 LNG carrier vessels being built for Höegh LNG will feature the latest Wärtsilä regasification technology, Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines and a technical management agreement. Wärtsilä Corporation,  4 April 2017 at 12.30 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted...
April 4th, 2017 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

AET selects LNG dual fuel option for newbuild Aframaxes

AET selects LNG dual fuel option for newbuild Aframaxes
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO Leading tanker owner backs LNG fuel to improve environmental footprint 03 April, 2017, Singapore – AET, one of the world’s leading petroleum and chemical tanker owners and operators, announced today that up to four of its new Aframax tankers currently...
April 3rd, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects

Keep close tabs on your newbuildings if you want shipyards to remedy defects
The panel (l to r): Sea O’ Sullivan, Charles Buss, The Rt. Hon. Mr. Justice Andrew Baker, Dr. Ken Kirby , Brendan Cuffe and Nicola Cox Contractual issues arising from building merchant ships are inevitably “tricky” and give rise to problems requiring solutions. At a seminar organised by the...
March 27th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bibby WaveMaster 1 launched at Damen Shipyards Galati

Bibby WaveMaster 1 launched at Damen Shipyards Galati
Stephen Blaikie (Chief Executive Officer, Bibby Marine Services Ltd), Florin Spataru (Human Resources & Corporate Affairs, Damen Shipyards Galati). A purpose-built Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with Walk-to-Work capability The pioneering Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first of Damen’s purpose-built...
March 24th, 2017 | Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Green Reefers signs up 18 vessels to NSSLGlobal VSAT

Green Reefers signs up 18 vessels to NSSLGlobal VSAT
Decision driven by NSSLGlobal’s superior service, coverage and support 22 March 2017 – NSSLGlobal today announces that, following a successful initial trial project, it has signed a new contract with Green Reefers which will see VSAT IP@SEA installed on board more than 18 cargo vessels to enhance...
March 22nd, 2017 | IT and Communications, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | 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

MAN 48/60CR engines selected for New US Navy Tanker Series

MAN 48/60CR engines selected for New US Navy Tanker Series
The FM-MAN 14V48/60CR engine (T-AOX will use 2 x 12V46/60CR Engines) Fairbanks Morse to build 34 × 12V48/60CR engines for TAO-205 programme The US Navy has chosen the Fairbanks Morse MAN 12V48/60CR engine as main propulsion for a new series of 17 ships as it begins plans to phase out its existing tanker...
March 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

Additional FCS 3307 Patrol vessel ordered by Homeland

Additional FCS 3307 Patrol vessel ordered by Homeland
  Damen FCS 3307 Patrol “Guardian 3” Just over a year after it took delivery of the second of two FCS 3307 Patrol vessels, Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (Homeland) of Nigeria has ordered one more of the same class with an option on a second, to be named Guardian 3 and...
March 17th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks

Meyer’s Group orders two Damen ASD 2913 Tugs for new Panama Canal locks
ASD 2913 an artist’s impression The Meyer’s Group has ordered two, powerful Damen ASD 2913 Tugs to operate in the newly expanded Panama Canal. At an official signing ceremony at the Panama Maritime XIII World Conference, Michel Mittelmeyer, Chief Executive Officer said the Meyer’s Group...
March 15th, 2017 | Canals, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More