Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull coatings

Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull coatings
The study used the hull performance analysis methodology developed by DNV GL to analyze the performance of various major vessel types, including LNG carriers, bulk carriers, crude oil tankers and cruise vessels. Study demonstrates improved vessel power efficiency, reduced speed loss with PPG marine hull...
November 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

IntelliTug Project – Autonomous harbour tug takes a big step towards reality

IntelliTug Project – Autonomous harbour tug takes a big step towards reality
Following successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbour tug ‘PSA Polaris’, trials are now being carried out in the Port of Singapore under real-world conditions. IntelliTug Project – Autonomous harbour tug takes a big step towards reality Wärtsilä...
November 7th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Sovcomflot signs financing and time-charter agreements for the first icebreaking LNG carrier for Arctic LNG 2 project

Sovcomflot signs financing and time-charter agreements for the first icebreaking LNG carrier for Arctic LNG 2 project
  Sovcomflot signs financing and time-charter agreements for the first icebreaking LNG carrier for Arctic LNG 2 project SCF Group and VEB.RF Group, a Russian financial institution, signed an agreement for lease financing of the lead ship in a series of icebreaking LNG carriers expected to be built...
November 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Icebreakers, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance | Read More

Fast delivery of Damen’s first customised Cutter Suction Dredger to Brazil

Fast delivery of Damen’s first customised Cutter Suction Dredger to Brazil
The CSD350 is a dismountable cutter suction dredger which has a dredging depth between 1 and 9 m Fast delivery of Damen’s first customised Cutter Suction Dredger to Brazil From contract to shipping in just under four months Damen has just shipped a fully customised Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350,...
November 1st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials
Stena Estrid undertaking a reverse 180 degree turn Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials Stena Line has announced that Stena Estrid, the first of five vessels being built for the leading ferry company in China, has successfully completed her sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea. Following three...
October 29th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

“K” Line: Consecutive Voyage Contract and Construction of Woodchip Carrier for Nippon Paper

“K” Line: Consecutive Voyage Contract and Construction of Woodchip Carrier for Nippon Paper
.. “K” Line: Consecutive Voyage Contract and Construction of Woodchip Carrier for Nippon Paper Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (hereinafter “K” LINE) is pleased to announce that an agreement is to be made with Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd., on consecutive voyage contract of new 3.6 million...
October 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Environment, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

“K” Line Launches 200,000-dwt Bulk Carrier “CAPE DISCOVERY”

“K” Line Launches 200,000-dwt Bulk Carrier “CAPE DISCOVERY”
“K” Line Launches 200,000-dwt Bulk Carrier “CAPE DISCOVERY”  Today, at the Marugame business headquarters Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., the 200,000-dwt ton Cape size bulker “CAPE DISCOVERY” has been completed. The ship is compliant with the Common Structural Rules...
October 25th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen holds keel-laying ceremony for WSA Koblenz’s new diving bell ship

Damen holds keel-laying ceremony for  WSA Koblenz’s new diving bell ship
Keel-laying ceremony for WSA Koblenz’s new diving bell ship Damen holds keel-laying ceremony for  WSA Koblenz’s new diving bell ship  The keel-laying ceremony has been held at Europoort Construction in Hendrik Ido Ambacht for the diving bell vessel ordered by Customer FMSW Koblenz from Damen in...
October 25th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Scot Explorer launched

Scot Explorer launched
From the launching of Scot Explorer Scot Explorer launched  Scotline Marine Holdings are pleased to announce that on Friday 11th October 2019 the Scot Explorer was launched at Royal Bodewes Ship Yard in Groningen, Holland. She is the second of three sister ships to be launched with Royal Bodewes and...
October 22nd, 2019 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

BIMCO: Tanker deliveries are soaring as demolitions hit decade-lows

BIMCO: Tanker deliveries are soaring as demolitions hit decade-lows
Peter Sand BIMCO: Tanker deliveries are soaring as demolitions hit decade-lows Delivered tonnage of crude oil tankers have grown by +37%, whereas total fleet demolitions for 2019 have slumped to the lowest in a decade with a reduction of 52% from the year before. Full story here, including all graphics: https://www.bimco.org/news/market_analysis/2019/20191016_tanker_deliveries_are_soaring Tanker...
October 19th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima

Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima
Deltamarin signs design contracts with Merima Deltamarin has signed two design contracts with Merima Oy, a Finland-based company providing turnkey interior solutions for passenger vessels. The contracts cover HVAC and interior design for Merima’s turnkey areas aboard the ferry newbuildings for Tallink...
October 18th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs

Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs
The Godmothe Mrs Caterina Carpinato cutting the champaign bottle cord Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. takes delivery of three Kamsarmaxs On 21st May, 19th June and 30th July 2019, Angelakos (Hellas) S.A. took delivery of three Kamsarmax newbuilding vessels on behalf of their Principals. The ships were built...
October 17th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, People and Places, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

IBM: World’s first autonomous research vessel to launch

IBM: World’s first autonomous research vessel to launch
. IBM: World’s first autonomous research vessel to launch IBM Boards Mayflower Autonomous Ship Project IBM Systems, AI, cloud and edge technologies at helm in one of world’s first autonomous transatlantic voyages Mission to expand humankind’s knowledge of the ocean and remove barriers to marine...
October 16th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Veristar Equipment, the latest BV platform, supports manufacturers

Veristar Equipment, the latest BV platform, supports manufacturers
Laurent Hentges, Vice-President, Operational Excellence Veristar Equipment, the latest BV platform, supports manufacturers Released today: Veristar Equipment is an online platform for equipment manufacturers providing a seamless, efficient and transparent process from start to finish Easy for manufacturers...
October 10th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

One Sea appoints Riku-Pekka Hägg as chairman with mission to grow Autonomous Ship Alliance

One Sea appoints Riku-Pekka Hägg as chairman with mission to grow Autonomous Ship Alliance
Rikku-Pekka Hägg, chairman ONE SEA One Sea appoints Riku-Pekka Hägg as chairman with mission to grow Autonomous Ship Alliance ONE SEA, the industry alliance  whose primary aim is to lead the way towards an operating autonomous maritime ecosystem by 2025, has appointed Riku-Pekka Hägg as Chairman...
October 7th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen signs with Port Authority of Jamaica for Utility Vessel 3911

Damen signs with Port Authority of Jamaica for Utility Vessel 3911
Damen Utility Vessel 3911 for Port Authority of Jamaica Damen signs with Port Authority of Jamaica for Utility Vessel 3911 On 21st August, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJAM) for the delivery of a Utility Vessel 3911. The vessel will be used by Damen’s...
September 30th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC

Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC
LR’s Commercial Director, Andy McKeran and GTT’s CEO and Chairman, Philippe Berterottière, during the announcement at Gastech 2019 (Houston, Texas). Joint development project to design LNG-fuelled VLCC.  Lloyd’s Register in JDP with China Merchants, GTT, CNOOC and DSIC for first in...
September 19th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel

SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel
  . SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel In August 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with SAAM Towage for the delivery of an ASD Tug 2813 to SAAM Mexico for operations in the port of Veracruz. This order is the latest milestone in a business relationship spanning several...
September 18th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical | Read More

LR awards Jiangnan Shipyard AiP for 91,000 m3 VLGC Panda 91T design.

LR awards Jiangnan Shipyard AiP for 91,000 m3 VLGC Panda 91T design.
l to r: Mark Darley, LR’s North Asia President, Hu Keyi, Chief of Global Technology of Jiangnan Shipyard and Rafa Riva, LR’s Area Sales and Marketing manager for Americas.   LR awards Jiangnan Shipyard AiP for 91,000 m3 VLGC Panda 91T design. LR presented AiP to Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co.,...
September 17th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Multraship and Novatug hold naming ceremony for two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGS

Multraship and Novatug hold naming ceremony for two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGS
Multratug 33 is christened by The Netherlands Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, the Honourable Cora van Nieuwenhuizen. Multraship and Novatug hold naming ceremony for two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGS Dutch towage and salvage provider, Multraship, has held the christening ceremony for two new Novatug...
September 7th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat

Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat
. Norway’s leading producer of sustainable salmon unveils first hybrid fish farming boat  Edel is the first hybrid vessel built for the aquaculture sector by Norwegian shipyard Moen Marin and NRS Farming’s first diesel-electric boat. Danfoss Editron has supplied two 105kW permanent magnet motors...
September 5th, 2019 | Fisheries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen

Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen
. Groundbreaking flexible 1,500 passenger Ropax, design by Knud E. Hansen KNUD E. HANSEN has released its newest, groundbreaking design, a 154-meter RoPAX ferry that can transport up to 1500 passengers and 440 cars. The vessel also boasts an additional 657 lane meters for trucks and trailers. Its impressive...
September 2nd, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Delivery of bulk carrier Federal Montreal by Oshima Shipbuilding marks Fednav’s 50th DNV GL classed vessel

Delivery of bulk carrier Federal Montreal by Oshima Shipbuilding marks Fednav’s 50th DNV GL classed vessel
l to r: Eiichi Hiraga, President of Oshima Shipbuilding, Paul Pathy, President and CEO of Fednav, and Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, attended the delivery ceremony of the new 34,500 dwt bulk carrier Federal Montreal at the shipyard on Oshima Island. Delivery of bulk carrier Federal...
September 2nd, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier

First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier
Azipod® propulsion to be installed on board Oldendorff Carriers newbuilds First ever ABB electric propulsion to be installed on board a bulk carrier ABB enters new market segment with order to install Azipod® electric propulsion on board two dry bulk carriers from Germany’s largest bulk carrier company...
September 2nd, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Innovative Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system to deliver multiple benefits for two new dredgers

Innovative Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system to deliver multiple benefits for two new dredgers
Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers. Copyright: Van Oord Innovative Wärtsilä LNG fuel storage and supply system to deliver multiple benefits for two new dredgers Wärtsilä Corporation,  2 September 2019 at 10 am EEST The technology group...
September 2nd, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More