Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

CSSC Nanjing Luzhou and MacGregor celebrate the opening of their first joint venture in China

CSSC Nanjing Luzhou and MacGregor celebrate the opening of their first joint venture in China
l to r: YANG Lianghu, General Manager, Binjiang Investment and Development Company; WANG Hongqi, President, CSSC Nanjing Luzhou Marine Co., Ltd; SUN Wei, Vice President, CSSC Group, Michel van Roozendaal, President, MacGregor, Alexander Nürnberg, SVP R&D and Technology, MacGregor MacGregor, part...
April 24th, 2018 | Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf launches lead barge of Project ROB20

Okskaya Sudoverf launches lead barge of Project ROB20
The launching of the Belmax 1 Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (OKA Shipyard, part of UCL Holding) on 19 April 2018 launched the lead non-self-propelled tank barge of Project ROB20 “Belmax 1”, being built for PAO STLC. The barge launching ceremony was attended by the customer representatives, Navashino...
April 22nd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class
Carnival Horizon 18 April 2018 – Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the new 133,500 GT Carnival Horizon at a ceremony held last month at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard in Italy. The cruise ship has a capacity of 3960 guests, plus 1450 crew, and is the second in the Vista-class...
April 18th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

AET Tankers and Shell enter into time charter arrangements for two LNG fuelled Aframax tankers

AET Tankers and Shell enter into time charter arrangements for two LNG fuelled Aframax tankers
Perspective of an AET LNG dual-fuelled Aframax tanker Today in London, AET Inc. Limited and Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited formalised arrangements for the long-term charter of AET’s two newbuild LNG dual-fuelled Aframax tankers. AET’s two 113,000 dwt vessels are...
April 12th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Delivery of World’s First LNG-Fuelled Bulk Carrier Announced

Delivery of World’s First LNG-Fuelled Bulk Carrier Announced
The Ilshin Green Iris (picture courtesy Lloyd’s Register) MAN B&W ME-GI engine powers 191-metre newbuilding The delivery of the ‘Ilshin Green Iris’, the world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier, has been announced. The vessel was constructed at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in Korea for Ilshin...
April 10th, 2018 | Bunkering, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

OKA Shipyard lays keels for ROB20 tank barges duo

OKA Shipyard lays keels for ROB20 tank barges duo
Oka Keellaying Okskaya Sudoverf (a company of UCL Holding) has laid down the fifth and the sixth non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 (Hulls No 4105 and No 4106) under the order of State Transport Leasing Company (STLC PJSC). Non-self-propelled tank barges of Project ROB20 are intended for...
April 6th, 2018 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts

Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts
… Seven Hapag-Lloyd container vessels benefit from MacGregor Cargo Boosts which deliver enhanced earning potential and reduce emissions per transported cargo unit MacGregor, part of Cargotec, is upgrading and optimising the container stowage systems on board seven Hapag-Lloyd C-class (Samsung 9,300...
April 4th, 2018 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

First LPG-Powered dual-fuel engine receives order

First LPG-Powered dual-fuel engine receives order
The Exmar fleet already contains a number of VLGCs such as that pictured here. The twonewbuildings will be the first to feature LpG-powered, dual-fuel MAN B&W 6G60ME-LGIP engines MAN B&W ME-LGIP with high-pressure SCR for VLGCs Hanjin Heavy Industries has announced that it will construct 2 ×...
March 29th, 2018 | LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 27 March 2018 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for an LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt class very large ore carrier (VLOC). Following the announcement of the IMO’s SOx emission limitations from...
March 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Anchor & Chain Factory delivers two anchors for the luxury yacht sector

Damen Anchor & Chain Factory delivers two anchors for the luxury yacht sector
Laurens van Gelder, Managing Director of AKF Marking a return to production for the high-end yacht industry, Damen Anchor & Chain Factory (AKF) has delivered two galvanized yacht anchors. AKF carried out the fabrication, Class approved testing, and galvanization of the anchors – each weighing 1080kg...
March 26th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä VOC recovery system can save tons of fuel each year for two new shuttle tankers

Wärtsilä VOC recovery system can save tons of fuel each year for two new shuttle tankers
he tankers will feature a Wärtsilä VOC recovery module that will eliminate VOC emissions and enable notable fuel savings. Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 March 2018 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) recovery technology, LNG fuel gas...
March 26th, 2018 | Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 closes on a high note with renewed optimism for maritime industry

Asia Pacific Maritime 2018 closes on a high note with renewed optimism for maritime industry
Exhibitors and visitors at APM 2018 SINGAPORE, 23 MARCH 2018 – Asia Pacific Maritime (APM), Asia’s premier shipbuilding & marine, workboat and offshore exhibition and conference, concluded on a strong note on 16 March 2018 with attendees expressing optimism for an anticipated upturn. 14,158...
March 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Wärtsilä and Crowley extend maintenance agreement for 11 articulated tug barges

Wärtsilä and Crowley extend maintenance agreement for 11 articulated tug barges
The agreement with Wärtsilä allows Crowley to execute carefully planned maintenance schedules, customize scopes, and achieve constant cooperation to complete the ATB dry docks on schedule, ensuring the reliability and efficiency of the vessels’ operations. Wärtsilä Corporation,  21 March 2018...
March 21st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

CEMEX, Damen and LR collaborate on next generation dredger design

CEMEX, Damen and LR collaborate on next generation dredger design
An image of the new generation dredger design Helping to meet UK requirements for more efficient and environmentally friendly dredging 19 March 2018 – CEMEX UK has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group to build the first in a new generation of Marine Aggregate Dredgers, with Lloyd’s Register...
March 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Gibdock maintains on-time delivery track record

Gibdock maintains on-time delivery track record
MN Calao and container ship Ops Hamburg in dock at Gibdock Gibdock has once more vindicated its reputation for delivering maintenance and repair services on time and to the highest stands in the ro-ro and container ship markets. The Gibraltar yard has completed two projects in recent weeks that demanded...
March 15th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

MISC Berhad celebrates the naming ceremony of its FSO BENCHAMAS 2 Project

MISC Berhad celebrates the naming ceremony of its FSO BENCHAMAS 2 Project
FSO Benchamas 2 MISC Berhad (MISC), a world leading energy related maritime solutions and services provider today held the naming and delivery ceremony of its new Floating, Storage & Offloading (FSO) facility for Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Limited (COTL), the FSO Benchamas 2. The project marks MISC’s...
March 12th, 2018 | Energy, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Albwardy Damen receives Superbrands 2018 award

Albwardy Damen receives Superbrands 2018 award
A view of Albwardy Damen Albwardy Damen, the joint venture shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, between the Damen Shipyards Group and UAE-based Albwardy Investment, has received a prestigious Superbrands 2018 Award from Superbrands Worldwide, the world’s largest independent arbiter of branding. It pays tribute...
March 7th, 2018 | Awards, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

New ro-pax design contract for Deltamarin

New ro-pax design contract for Deltamarin
Deltamarin Ltd has signed a contract with Chinese Guangzhou Shipyard International Co, Ltd (GSI) for consultancy and engineering services for the DFDS ro-pax ferries. Deltamarin earlier carried out contract design of the ship concept for GSI in close cooperation with the owner. Deltamarin will provide...
March 2nd, 2018 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

MISC group welcomes its fourth Moss-type LNG carrier

MISC group welcomes its fourth Moss-type LNG carrier
MISC’s Fourth MOSS-Type LNG Carrier, the Seri Camar MISC Group, a world leading energy related maritime solutions and services provider has today taken delivery of Seri Camar, the fourth in a series of five MOSS-Type Seri C Class Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers. The 150,200 CBM LNG carrier...
February 28th, 2018 | Company Profiles, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Foreship counsels caution on expedition ship rush

Foreship counsels caution on expedition ship rush
Markus Aarnio, Chairman, Foreship. Booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels are compromised, leading naval architecture and engineering company Foreship has warned.   The consultancy, which has more cruise ship construction,...
February 28th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The future is ecoSMRT with Babcock

The future is ecoSMRT with Babcock
… Babcock has been contracted to supply its ground-breaking ecoSMRT® LNG reliquefaction technology to four recently ordered LNG carriers being built at Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Ulsan and Samho shipyards in South Korea. Offering unparalleled efficiency, cost and footprint savings, ecoSMRT® innovative...
February 27th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Biofouling during outfitting at South Korean shipyards drives high demand for Selektope® antifouling solution

Biofouling during outfitting at South Korean shipyards drives high demand for Selektope® antifouling solution
Philip Chaabane, CEO, I-TECH AB As global water temperatures increase, global ‘biofouling hotspots’ in subtropical/tropical areas are intensifying, exposing newbuildings at the world’s major shipyards to greater risk of hard fouling during the outfitting process. The effects of intense hard fouling...
February 21st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

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