Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

Partners win specialist Russian order

Partners win specialist Russian order
The MAN 21/31 engine MAN Diesel & Turbo and AKA to provide diesel-electric propulsion package for federal vessel MAN Diesel & Turbo and AKA have received an order in connection with the building of a multi-purpose supply vessel for a federal Russian agency. Delivery is scheduled for March 2018...
August 18th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz takes part in a symbolic coin ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding

Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz takes part in a symbolic coin ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
Damen CEO Rene Berkvens with Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz presenting the coin during the keel-laying ceremony of the Mexican Navy’s Damen Sigma 10514 Damen Sigma 10514 integral part of Mexican Navy fleet modernisation project On Thursday 17th August, the Secretary of the Mexican Navy,...
August 17th, 2017 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
An image of Quadriga project ship model 17 August 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter...
August 17th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…

Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design…
The new salmon processing and transportation vessel for Hav Line AS, Norway, is the world’s first vessel of its kind with a hybrid/battery solution. Ground-breaking Wärtsilä design features the world’s first hybrid propulsion solution for fish farming industry The technology group Wärtsilä...
August 16th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel

PBES Powers World First Electric Aquaculture Support Vessel
The “Elfrida” The new vessel provides a full eight-hour shift with no fuel and no emissions Trondheim, Norway – 15 August, 2017 – Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced a milestone project in the aquaculture industry. The award of the contract for energy storage aboard the electric...
August 16th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht

Sold: New 75-metre DAMEN SeaXplorer expedition yacht
The Damen SeaXplorer 75 Dutch shipbuilder DAMEN, in cooperation with its luxury yacht builder AMELS, is proud to announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer – a highly customised 75-metre luxury expedition yacht with exceptional capability for heli-skiing, diving and other tropical and polar adventures. The...
August 15th, 2017 | Jet set, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…

DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland…
Rolls-Royce autonomous ship rolls. DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland – One Sea implementation moves forward The test area is the first one in the world to be globally open to anyone wishing to test autonomous maritime traffic, vessels,...
August 15th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe

Damen strategically positions tugs in Europe
Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam SAL Heavy Lift’s MV Lone completes batch shipment of twelve vessels The latest Damen vessel transport has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The multiple vessel shipment comprises various Damen Tugs and one Multi Cat that...
August 11th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Ships of the future – full steam ahead into ‘driverless’ seas?

Ships of the future – full steam ahead into ‘driverless’ seas?
We have all by now heard at least something regarding the ongoing march towards putting driverless cars on the roads. Less visible in the mainstream transport and technology press, though, is the significant work currently being put into the development of autonomous ships. Currently, Norway appears...
August 10th, 2017 | Legal, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Compositeworks open new office in Antibes

Compositeworks open new office in Antibes
… Compositeworks open new office in Antibes following another record year Antibes, 7 August 2017 – Compositeworks, a leading shipyard specialising in superyacht and megayacht refits in La Ciotat and La Rochelle, have opened a new office in Antibes. This decision follows the acquisition of the...
August 7th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä engines and propulsion solutions to power two new fishing trawlers

Wärtsilä engines and propulsion solutions to power two new fishing trawlers
rendering of the fishing trawler to be built at the PJSC Vyborg shipyard in Russia Wärtsilä Corporation, 7 August 2017  – The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the engines and the complete propulsion package, including the propulsion control system for two new fishing...
August 7th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LISW2017 – AP-Networks: Conference focused on improving dry docking performance

LISW2017 – AP-Networks: Conference focused on improving dry docking performance
… Turn your dry dockings into a competitive advantage through lower costs and shortened off-hire periods. On September 12th, 2017, AP-Networks will organize, in conjunction with LISW17, a conference focused on improving dry docking performance. Dry docking a vessel is generally seen as a necessary...
August 4th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

MariNet at NEVA 2017 Conference and Exhibition

MariNet at NEVA 2017 Conference and Exhibition
Within the framework of the Neva-2017 International Exhibition the MariNet working group of the National Technological Initiative (NTI) will present a number of breakthrough developments for the maritime industry that will shape the global industry in the coming decade The conference, which opens on...
August 4th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions to power two Chinese research vessels

Wärtsilä propulsion solutions to power two Chinese research vessels
Wärtsilä 20 The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the main engines, retractable thrusters and exhaust cleaning equipment for two new research vessels being built for the China Ocean Mineral Resources R&D Association (COMRA). COMRA is an institution dedicated to the research...
August 2nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

New German LNG fuelled research ship will feature Wärtsilä technology

New German LNG fuelled research ship will feature Wärtsilä technology
Rendering of the Atair; first vessel in the BSH fleet with LNG technology The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply the engines for a new LNG fuelled research vessel being built for the German government. Wärtsilä will also supply exhaust cleaning systems based on selective catalytic reduction (SCR)...
August 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise…

Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise…
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise to support their safety case preparation for the new MSC project in Korea Lloyd’s Register (LR), the leading provider of engineering and technology-centric...
July 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Politics and Government, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

MISC Berhad welcomes third Moss-type LNG carrier

MISC Berhad welcomes third Moss-type LNG carrier
  ​MISC’s Third MOSS-Type LNG Carrier, the Seri Cempaka Kuala Lumpur, 27 July 2017 –  Malaysia’s MISC Berhad (MISC), a world leading energy related maritime solutions and services provider has today taken delivery of Seri Cempaka, the third in a series of five Moss-Type Seri-C...
July 27th, 2017 | Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers

Wärtsilä scrubber systems to clean the exhaust from two new Japanese bulk carriers
The NYK BP Handymax Bulk Carriers which will be equipped with Wärtsilä scrubbers to be built at Oshima Shipyard – image courtesy of NYK BP The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the exhaust gas cleaning systems for two new 56,000 DWT Handymax bulk carriers. The ships are being...
July 26th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

VesselsValue: Number of Newbuilding orders drop during H1 2017

VesselsValue: Number of Newbuilding orders drop during H1 2017
Newbuilding orders for tanker and bulkers have increased during the first half of 2017. However the overall number of orders placed has more than halved when compared to the same period in 2015. This is especially obvious when comparing the 50 offshore vessels ordered in H1 2015 vs the absence of any...
July 25th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

BIO-SEA soon to be in Austral territory on board the Astrolabe, from the National French Navy

BIO-SEA soon to be in Austral territory on board the Astrolabe, from the National French Navy
The Astrolabe The Astrolabe, 72 meters long and with a shifting of 2600 tons, is an icebreaker equipped with a BIO-SEA90 ballast water treatment system. The ship was baptized on July, 12th 2017, in Concarneau Piriou shipyards’ in attendance of Mrs Annick Girardin, the French overseas Minister. Built...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL releases updated DNV GL NOx TIER III compliance guide

DNV GL releases updated DNV GL NOx TIER III compliance guide
Hamburg, 20 July 2017: Classification society DNV GL has developed a new brochure to offer a set of best practices for the design of ships subject to NOx Tier III requirements. It also offers guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage. To ensure the success...
July 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

DAMEN to open up “NEW FRONTIERS” at the Monaco Yacht Show

DAMEN to open up “NEW FRONTIERS” at the Monaco Yacht Show
Damen’s New frontier craft On 10 July DAMEN launched its latest vessel NEW FRONTIERS – a new evolution in the Dutch shipbuilder’s Yacht Support range. For the first time, the 55-metre vessel debuts dedicated Owner and guest accommodation plus a host of yachting enhancements that distinguish...
July 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Yachting | Read More

Unmanned ships on the horizon

Unmanned ships on the horizon
The AAWA project investigates a broad range of criteria relevant to autonomous shipping, including safety, economic and social aspects. With  a new testbed and several research projects underway, autonomous shipping is one step closer to becoming a reality. And DNV GL is working on developing the necessary...
July 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen enters partnership with Metal Shark for construction of up to 13 Damen SPa 2606 patrol vessels

Damen enters partnership with Metal Shark for construction of up to 13 Damen SPa 2606 patrol vessels
Α Damen SPa 2606 patrol boat New vessels support the US Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales Program Damen Shipyards Group has entered a partnership with US shipbuilder Metal Shark for the construction of up to 13 Damen SPa 2606 patrol boats. The US Navy recently selected Louisiana-based Metal...
July 11th, 2017 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels

Turkish Coast Guard Command takes delivery of first two (of six) Damen Search and Rescue Vessels
.. As part of an agreement between the European Union and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Damen Shipyards Group has delivered two SAR 1906 vessels to the Turkish Coast Guard. The two vessels – the first to be delivered in what is a six-vessel contract – will be mobilised in refugee...
July 7th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More