Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet

Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet
Damen ASD Tugs 2810. Iskes Towage & Salvage, the leading maritime service provider based in the port of IJmuiden/Amsterdam, has taken delivery of two Damen ASD Tugs 2810. The vessels were built at Damen Song Cam Shipyards, Vietnam, and delivered last year to Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands,...
February 19th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum

The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum
The Bornozis’ with captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos at a full house during the event The 2nd Annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping Forum: A Vote of Confidence in Cyprus’s rising role in World Shipping; Dr. Loukas Gr. Glyptis writes on the afternoon sessions: The annual Capital Link Cyprus Shipping...
February 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Turkish newbuilds opt for Ecospeed Hull protection

Turkish newbuilds opt for Ecospeed Hull protection
Oil tanker in Turkey after first of only two layers of Ecospeed Two newbuild projects at Turkish shipyards have been protected using specialist coatings from Belgian coatings company Subsea Industries. Its Ecospeed hull coating and Ecoshield rudder protection coating have both been applied to a shallow-draught...
February 15th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Sberbank and Sovcomflot conclude new USD 106 million project financing agreement

Sberbank and Sovcomflot conclude new USD 106 million project financing agreement
Nikolay Kolesnikov – Executive Vice-President of PAO Sovcomflot, Chief Financial Officer 12 February 2018, Moscow – Sberbank and Sovcomflot have signed a new USD 106 million project financing agreement, with a term of up to 14 years. The funds will finance the construction of a high ice...
February 12th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Finance, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Tankers | Read More

Autonomous ships and regulatory developments

Autonomous ships and regulatory developments
Marcia Vieira-Royle Autonomous ships and regulatory developments By Marcia Vieira-Royle* The First Autonomous Vessels Initiatives and Immediate Similar Developments The idea of having an autonomous or an unmanned 105 teu vessel crossing the oceans had hardly been met with belief and acceptance by the...
February 11th, 2018 | Insight, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

TMG wins contract to operate water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India

TMG wins contract to operate water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India
From left: Capt Malcolm Parrott is pictured with executives of the Patsloke Group Mr Karan Chhabra, Mr Milind Koltey and Mr K Srinivas Patnaik (MD & CEO of TMG Asia and Patsloke Marine) at the Assam Advantage summit The Government of Assam has invited The Maritime Group (International) to provide...
February 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

HMD and LR join forces to build the world’s first ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel

HMD and LR join forces to build the world’s first ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel
An image of HMD’s ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel design 06 February 2018 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) is scheduled to deliver the world’s first ballast free LNG bunkering vessel later this year. The 7,600m³ vessel was ordered by Germany-based Bernhard Schulte Ship management in late...
February 6th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20
Screenshot of new Nauticus Hull version showing the hull scantling design program. Next generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20 Høvik, 6 February 2018: DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, IACS, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot announces new icebreaking support vessel named after Yevgeny Primakov

Sovcomflot announces new icebreaking support vessel named after Yevgeny Primakov
From the naming ceremony for Yevgeny Primakov A ceremony raising the flag of the Russian Federation and naming a new multifunctional icebreaking platform supply vessel, Yevgeny Primakov, took place on 3 February 2018 in Saint Petersburg. Yevgeny Primakov is one of the best vessels in her class, in...
February 5th, 2018 | Events, Icebreakers, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Survitec secures contract with VARD to equip Ponant cruise vessels with rescue boats & safety equipment

Survitec secures contract with VARD to equip  Ponant cruise vessels with rescue boats & safety equipment
Terje Borkenhagen, VP of Survitec Marine Solutions Survitec has been awarded the contract to provide rescue boats and safety equipment for a number of new Ponant cruise vessels set to be delivered in 2018. The 10,000 gross ton expedition ships will be designed and constructed by Norwegian-based VARD....
February 5th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design

Autonomous vessels: The challenges and opportunities in design
Automation presents a set of unique challenges to designers, insurers and operators of ships. In this article, Keir Gravil, a naval architect at Frazer-Nash Consultancy in Bristol, UK discusses some of the key issues that could face automated ships of the future from a design perspective. It is a truth...
February 3rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Multraship takes delivery of first of two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs from Damen

Multraship takes delivery of first of two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs from Damen
The “Multratug 32” Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship has taken delivery of the first of two game-changing CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs (CRT) which will make it easier, safer and more environmentally friendly to work with seagoing vessels at much higher speeds than conventional tugs...
February 2nd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Scotline order’s another new build in Holland

Scotline order’s another new build in Holland
The Scot Leader Scotline LTD are pleased to announce the signing of a contract with Royal Bodewes Group BV in Holland to build one 4785 DWAT Bodewes Trader with the option of a second sister vessel. The vessel to be named MV Scot Carrier will have a length of 89.98 meters and a beam of 15.20 meter and...
February 1st, 2018 | Containers, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Four new vessels for AET as fleet rejuvenation continues

Four new vessels for AET as fleet rejuvenation continues
Singapore – In two separate ceremonies at South Korean shipyards this week, leading tanker owner – AET – has named and welcomed four newbuild tankers into its fleet. At Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea on Wednesday, 24 January, AET named two 113,400 dwt Aframax tankers “Eagle...
January 26th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Damen Maaskant scores second twin-rigger contract

Damen Maaskant scores second twin-rigger contract
Twin rig fly shooting fishing trawler Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has secured another contract to build a twin-rig fly shooting fishing trawler; this time for brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. This is Damen Maaskant’s second fishing trawler contract in as many months, following close behind...
January 26th, 2018 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä extends the service agreement with Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. for another 10 years

Wärtsilä extends the service agreement with Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. for another 10 years
. The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 10-year service partnership agreement with the Swiss company Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. (WinGD), a leading developer of two-stroke low-speed gas and diesel engines used for propulsion power in merchant shipping. The new partnership agreement appoints...
January 25th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Namegiving ceremony held in Novorossiysk for three Damen ASD 2310 tugs of Delo Service co

Namegiving ceremony held in Novorossiysk for three Damen ASD 2310 tugs of Delo Service co
The Godmothers: Victoria Kalinina, Anna Vyakhireva and Yekaterina Ilyina On 19 January 2018, Delo Group hosted a namegiving ceremony in Novorossiysk for three multifunctional Damen ASD 2310 tugboats. The tugs named Delovoy-1, Delovoy-2 and Delovoy-3 have entered service with the fleet of Delo Service...
January 22nd, 2018 | Events, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

“K” Line: Delivery of ‘Corona’ series coal carrier “CORONA WISDOM”

“K” Line: Delivery of ‘Corona’ series coal carrier “CORONA WISDOM”
The “Corona Wisdom” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “CORONA WISDOM,” an 88,000 DWT-type special coal carrier at Shin Kasado Dockyard Co.,Ltd. of Imabari Shipbuilding Group Japan on 19h Jan, 2018. CORONA WISDOM is...
January 19th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Berge Bulk Ship named in honour of the Isle of Man

Berge Bulk Ship named in honour of the Isle of Man
Dick Welsh in front of the Berge Snaefell The latest in a series of ships for the bulk carrier giant, Berge Bulk, has been named after the Isle of Man’s famous mountain, Snaefell. Berge Bulk is one of the Isle of Man Ship Registry’s largest clients. It is one of the world’s leading independent...
January 17th, 2018 | Flags, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China
l to r: Mr. Chen Yu (intern, Damen China Support Company ), Mr. John Zhou (Managing Director, Damen China Support Company), Mr. Michiel Hendrikx (Regional Sales Director, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Mr. Kommer Damen (Chairman, Damen Shipyards Group), Teresa Wang (Office Manager, Damen China Support Company). On...
January 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

First ever container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’ is delivered

First ever container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’ is delivered
An image of MV COSCO Shipping Aries 20K TEU container ship built by NACKS has an energy management system cyber-certified by LR 16 January 2018 – MV COSCO Shipping Aries, delivered to COSCOS today, is the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note ‘Cyber...
January 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crowley announces plans to build new 100,000-Barrel Alaska Class ATB to enhance Alaska Fuel Services

Crowley announces plans to build new 100,000-Barrel Alaska Class ATB to enhance Alaska Fuel Services
An artist’s impression of the tug-barge (ANCHORAGE, Alaska.; Jan. 15, 2018) ­– Crowley Fuels LLC announced today that it has signed a construction contract with Bollinger Shipyards to build a new Alaska Class 100,000-barrel-capacity articulated tug-barge (ATB) to transport multiple clean petroleum...
January 15th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Yacht Support GAME CHANGER sold

Damen Yacht Support GAME CHANGER sold
The GameChanger Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN is delighted to announce the sale of 70-metre GAME CHANGER (227 ft) from the Yacht Support range. GAME CHANGER is DAMEN’s fourth Yacht Support vessel sold in the 70-metre segment, proving the ongoing demand for large yachting solutions for worldwide adventures,...
January 11th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Norsafe enters the Cruise and Passenger Ferry Market

Norsafe enters the Cruise and Passenger Ferry Market
The Minima 88 Norsafe has recently developed a modern, Partially Enclosed Lifeboat (PELB) providing a secure and protected means of escape for persons on-board passenger vessels. The SOLAS compliant Minima 88 is a compact 8.8m long boat with a width of 4.25m for 150 persons. With its signal coloured...
January 11th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Fourth Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services

Fourth Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel delivered to Homeland Integrated Offshore Services
FCS 3307 Guardian Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, has taken delivery of another Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel for operations in the offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea. This takes the total delivered vessels/Guardians since the first arrived in early 2014 to four....
January 11th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More