Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

Vittoria Shipyard launches the “Rome-Moscow” tug for the Russian Federation

Vittoria Shipyard launches the “Rome-Moscow” tug for the Russian Federation
The “РИМ—MОСКВА” (Rome-Moscow) tug The eight million euro vessel will be deployed in the operations to dismantle nuclear submarines in the Barents Sea The Company President Duò said: “With this build we strengthen our positioning in the domestic and international harbour and...
September 24th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future

Green Corridor JIP delivers innovative bulk carrier designs for a low emissions future
Closing ceremony of the Green Corridor project in Singapore Singapore, 19 September 2018: The Green Corridor Joint Industry Project (JIP) has ended on a high note, delivering a well-received LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design for transporting iron ore and coal on the Australia–China route in Phase 1a,...
September 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Approval in Principle granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP)

Approval in Principle granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP)
David Barrow, LR Commercial Director – Marine & Offshore presenting the AiP to Maarten Spilker, Wison Solutions Director at Gastech Approval in Principle (AiP) granted for 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP) Lloyd’s Register (LR) presents AiP to the shipyard Wison 19 September...
September 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for 93K cbm very large ethane carrier design “PANDA E”

DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard for 93K cbm very large ethane carrier design “PANDA E”
Hu Keyi (Jiangnan Shipyard) receives the AiP from Johan Petter Tutturen (DNV GL). Barcelona, Spain, 18 September 2018: Leading classification society DNV GL has awarded Chinese shipyard Jiangnan with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a 93,000-cubic meter (cbm) very large ethane carrier....
September 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMarEST releases report on the human impact of autonomous ships

IMarEST releases report on the human impact of autonomous ships
… In a major piece of research, the IMarEST’s Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships Special Interest Group sought to gauge the potential impacts of self-governing ships and plot out a new course for the shipping industry’s valued workforce. Autonomous technologies could create a competitive advantage...
September 13th, 2018 | Associations, HR, IMarEST, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company for 175K CBM Mark III Flex LNG Carrier “LNG JUMBO”

DNV GL at SMM 2018 – DNV GL awards AiP to Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company for 175K CBM Mark III Flex LNG Carrier “LNG JUMBO”
Awarding the AiP at the SMM Trade Fair in Hamburg. First row from left to right: Hu Keyi, Chief Engineer of Jiangnan Shipyard; Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime; Lin Ou, Chairman & President of Jiangnan Shipyard. Hamburg, 6 September 2018: Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, presented...
September 10th, 2018 | Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations
From the opening ceremony Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the...
September 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen Chairman meets Romanian Minister of Economy

Damen Chairman meets Romanian Minister of Economy
Damen Chairman meets Romanian Minister of Economy Chairman and owner of Damen Shipyards Group Kommer Damen has held a meeting with the Romanian Minister of Economy Dănuţ Andruşcă to discuss the future of the Damen Shipyards Mangalia. Following Damen Shipyards Group’s acquisition of the shares of...
September 7th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine

On Three-Year Anniversary: Early LNG Adopter Praises Performance of ME-GI Engine
The world’s first ME-GI engine, an MAN B&W 8L70ME-GI type now acting as main engineaboard TOTE’s ‘Isla Bella’, pictured at the works of MAN Energy Solutions’ licensee,Doosan, in Korea TOTE’s world-first, LNG-powered containerships prove reliability of mature, dual-fuel technology American...
September 7th, 2018 | Container shipping, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Historical High: MAN Energy Solutions reports multiple Cruise orders

Historical High: MAN Energy Solutions reports multiple Cruise orders
The MAN 51/60DF engine involved in the latest cruise orders New orders cover broad range of company’s marine portfolio MAN Energy Solutions is currently experiencing a record order-intake within its cruise business. The company reports that, in the first eight months of 2018, it has won orders to...
September 5th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018: Setting the standards for the future of shipping – DNV GL releases autonomous and remotely operated ship guideline

DNV GL at SMM 2018: Setting the standards for the future of shipping –  DNV GL releases autonomous and remotely operated ship guideline
The first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years. Hamburg, 4 September 2018: As digitalization continues to reshape the maritime industry, the first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years. To help build a safety culture around these...
September 4th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL at SMM 2018: DNV GL and Huangpu Wenchong, 200 ships and still going strong

DNV GL at SMM 2018: DNV GL and Huangpu Wenchong, 200 ships and still going strong
The contract signing at the SMM Trade Fair in Hamburg. Left: Mr Li Xi, Vice President of CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding Company Ltd. Right: Norbert Kray, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for Greater China at DNV GL – Maritime. Hamburg, 4 September 2018: A 2,750 TEU feeder container...
September 4th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The building of Viking Line’s new passenger vessel starts today

The building of Viking Line’s new passenger vessel starts today
The Viking Line Newbuilding Today, on 3 September, the production of Viking Line’s new passenger cruise ship starts at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. (XSI) shipyard in China. The first steel plates are being cut in the traditional Steel Cutting ceremony. The new vessel will be one of the...
September 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!
THE UK PAVILION AT EXPONAVAL 2018  The four day event comprises an exhibition, conference, senior staff delegations and visiting warships and will focus exclusively on naval defence & maritime security issues and equipment procurement. DOWNLOAD INFORMATION FLYER &...
August 30th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Foreship appoints Head of Project Management Services to meet shipowner demand

Foreship appoints Head of Project Management Services to meet shipowner demand
Viktor Gingsjo has been appointed Foreship Head of Project Management Services Foreship has appointed Viktor Gingsjo as Head of Project Management Services – a newly-created post that reflects a significant rise in demand for this aspect of the leading naval architect and engineering company’s services. The...
August 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Gibdock completes complex ballast water treatment system retrofit

Gibdock completes complex ballast water treatment system retrofit
The “Zambesi” Now that the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention has entered into force, more shipowners than ever before are actively looking at the installation of ballast water treatment systems onboard their vessels. Gibraltar-based Gibdock has the skills and capabilities, and favourable...
August 28th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf launches seventh in a series of 10 barges of Project ROB20

Okskaya Sudoverf launches seventh in a series of 10 barges of Project ROB20
The ROB20 barge Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (Shipyard OKA, part of UCL Holding) on August 24 held a launching ceremony for the BELMAX 7, seventh barge of Project ROB20. Overall, ten (10) non-self propelled oil barges will be built for St. Petersburg based shipping company BELMAX under the leasing contract...
August 28th, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Albwardy Damen expands ship repair services to SOHAR Port and Freezone

Albwardy Damen expands ship repair services to SOHAR Port and Freezone
SOHAR Port and Freezone Fourth location in the Middle East Albwardy Damen has expanded its services to SOHAR, Sultanate of Oman – a historic milestone as the joint venture company celebrates its 40th anniversary. Muscat, August 23, 2018: Albwardy Damen, a joint venture providing shipbuilding and ship...
August 23rd, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

DFDS announces new freight ship order

DFDS announces new freight ship order
DFDS has today ordered an additional freight ferry (ro-ro) new build from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard. The new build is similar to the five previously ordered freight ferries and likewise designed to carry 6,700 lane metres of freight equivalent to around 450 trailers. The large capacity decreases...
August 16th, 2018 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years
from the celebrations Galati yard has delivered over 1,300 vessels during proud history On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years...
August 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Wärtsilä equipped Canadian ferry will have minimal environmental impact

Wärtsilä equipped Canadian ferry will have minimal environmental impact
The ferry MV Armand-Imbeau II built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), will operate on LNG fuel. Copyright: Davie Shipyards Wärtsilä Corporation,  16 August 2018 at 10 am EEST – A new 92 metre long ferry built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers...
August 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project
Chilean Navy Asmar Icebreake Damen Marine Components has won a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for an Antarctic Research vessel of the Chilean Navy, under LRS -Polar 5 Class notation. The contract was awarded by ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard, Chile. Design of the vessel was...
August 7th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show to be full with more brands in 2018
Record sales of exhibition space as this year’s Show virtually sold out  TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018 will welcome over 80 new brands to its 500+ strong fleet of exhibitors, as well as seeing around 100 companies increase the size of their stand or number of berths this year. The...
July 31st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

DAMEN lays keel for 77-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht

DAMEN lays keel for 77-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht
DAMEN SeaXplorer 77 On 27 July DAMEN SeaXplorer marked a milestone in the construction of the SeaXplorer 77 expedition yacht at a keel laying ceremony at Damen Shipyards Galati on the banks of the Danube. The owner attended the ceremony and welded the traditional coin on the keel. Following the hull...
July 30th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first
Gibdock – Aerial view Gibdock has underlined its commitment to Occupational Health & Safety by becoming the first shipyard in the Mediterranean region, and one of the first companies worldwide, to achieve ISO 45001:2018 certification. An audit by LRQA completed on the 6th of July confirmed...
July 26th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More