Archive for the ‘Shipbuilding and Shipyards’ Category

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class
… Similar to container vessels, bulk carriers and cruise ships, car carriers are rapidly growing in size. A new series of the world’s largest pure car and truck carriers sets a new standard for this segment. The final two vessels in a series of six New Horizon Class pure car and truck carriers...
January 18th, 2017 | Car trade, Classification Societies, Insight, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas
The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries...
January 16th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016
Pre-publication offer - saving 20% on the regular price (offer ends 31st January 2017) In February 2017, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) will publish Significant Ships of 2016 and Significant Small Ships of 2016. Significant Ships and Significant Small Ships are quality annual publications...
January 13th, 2017 | Associations, Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Market …snow-fall and Geopolitical turbulence continues

Market …snow-fall and Geopolitical turbulence continues
John Faraclas The controlled and contained BDI fall as well as the geopolitical turbulences on all fronts in brief by John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today just two points since yesterday  and stands at 892 points; looks likely further loses will be contained, but, volatility...
January 12th, 2017 | Energy, Events, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amfitrion’

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amfitrion’
The Amfitrion Athens, Greece, January 12, 2017.  Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the newbuilding vessel M/T ‘Amfitrion’ from Samsung Heavy Industries (Ningbo) Co., Ltd. in China. The M/T ‘Amfitrion’ is a 50,100 dwt, IMO II/III Eco Chemical/Product Tanker. It...
January 12th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Genting deal largest in Evac history

Genting deal largest in Evac history
Ljubo Jurisevic Under an agreement signed December 7, 2016, Evac will supply Complete Cleantech Solutions for two Global class cruise ships for Genting Hong Kong’s Star Lines. The two 201,000-gross-ton vessels will be built by the German shipyard MV Werften for deliveries in 2020 and 2021. The contract...
January 11th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Aristaios’

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Aristaios’
Athens, Greece, January 10, 2017.  Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the newbuilding vessel M/T ‘Aristaios’ from Daehan Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (DHSC) in S.Korea. The M/T ‘ Aristaios ‘ is a 112,800 dwt, Ice Class 1C Crude Oil/Product Tanker. It is...
January 10th, 2017 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Wärtsilä CSSC joint venture opens new engine factory in China

Wärtsilä CSSC joint venture opens new engine factory in China
Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 January 2017 at 11.45 am EET – CSSC Wärtsilä Engine Co Ltd (CWEC), the joint venture company formed between Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), has formally opened its new production facilities located at Lingang, Shanghai. The opening ceremony...
January 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE begins work on Kinshorn Port dry dock gates

Harris PYE begins work on Kinshorn Port dry dock gates
Kishorn Port Dry Dock © Kishorn Port Today (9 January) sees Harris Pye, the global engineering group, begin work on refurbishing the historic dock gates at Kishorn Port, last opened nearly 25 years ago. This will be the first step in making them, and the Kishorn dry-dock, operational once more.  The...
January 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder
  Micaela dos Ramos (Director Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs (KIVI)), René Berkvens (CEO of Damen Shipyards Group), Edward Heerema (CEO Allseas). On December 21, René Berkvens, CEO of Damen Shipyards Group, received the KIVI Honorary Medal for Marine Technology. KIVI (est. 1847) is the professional...
December 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Diana announces receipt of full refund under shipbuilding contarct

Diana announces receipt of full refund under shipbuilding contarct
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES RECEIPT OF FULL REFUND UNDER SHIPBUILDING CONTRACT ATHENS, GREECE, December 22, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that in connection with the previously...
December 22nd, 2016 | News, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

Norsafe has signed a new contract with the Swedish Coast Guard (KBV)

Norsafe has signed a new contract with the Swedish Coast Guard (KBV)
Norsafe Magnum 750 MKII for KBV On Wednesday 21st December, Norsafe signed yet another new contract with the Swedish Coast Guard (KBV) to deliver nine new Magnum 750 MKII boats. The boats are specially developed in close cooperation with KBV and are a continuation of seven boats already delivered between...
December 22nd, 2016 | Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Burgess Marine improves service offering and partners in a framework agreement with Houlder

Burgess Marine improves service offering and partners in a framework agreement with Houlder
Burgess Marine CEO Nick Warren Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine has improved its service offering by obtaining third party accreditation to CE Mark structural steel and aluminium fabrications, and by signing a framework agreement with...
December 22nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen continues contact with Ivory Coast

Damen continues contact with Ivory Coast
l to r: Jan van der Vorm (sales manager Africa Damen Shipyards Gorinchem) and David Fofana, (Directeur adjoint Societe de Transport Lagunaire) Turnkey delivery of ferry stations will improve transport infrastructure Following the contract signing between Damen Shipyards Group and Société de Transport...
December 21st, 2016 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Navigating through Rough Seas…

Navigating through Rough Seas…
Navigating through the Rough Seas; GE’s Digital Technologies Enable Navies to Stay Mission-Ready by Andy McKeran, marine executive, GE’s Marine Solutions No two days in the navy are the same. Whether teams are facing a humanitarian mission, complex manoeuvres or a training exercise, navy recruits...
December 19th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen to build 16 ferries for the Ivory Coast

Damen to build 16 ferries for the Ivory Coast
Sustainable and cost effective: multiple vessel order will contribute to Abidjan’s urban transport infrastructure Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Société de Transport Lagunaire (STL) to build sixteen shallow-draft passenger ferries for the Ivory Coast. The contract represents part...
December 9th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Meercat Workboats moves to new premises, delivers two new builds and secures new order from ABP Southampton

Meercat Workboats moves to new premises, delivers two new builds and secures new order from ABP Southampton
Meercat managing director Jason Coltman, second left, with key staff at new premises Meercat Workboats has this month (DECEMBER) moved from Portchester to new, purpose built premises in Hythe Marine Park, Southampton. To coincide with the move the company’s management team has been restructured, two...
December 2nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cat® Marine EPA Tier 4 engines installed on McAllister tug duo

Cat® Marine EPA Tier 4 engines installed on McAllister tug duo
Environmentally conscious 3516E propulsion engines will power two azimuth stern-drive escort and rescue tugs destined for operation on the U.S. East Coast in milestone installation Horizon Shipbuilding (Bayou LaBatre, AL) is in the process of installing the first production EPA Tier 4 certified units...
December 1st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Damen Technical Seminar on vessel automation goes like clockwork in Brisbane, Australia

Damen Technical Seminar on vessel automation goes like clockwork in Brisbane, Australia
From Damen Technical Seminar in Brisbane On November 3rd and 4th, Damen Services Brisbane, the Australian service hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, held a two-day technical seminar that took an in-depth look at the technologies that underpin vessel automation. Industry professionals from...
December 1st, 2016 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Wärtsilä enters dry waste treatment business for cruise ships

Wärtsilä enters dry waste treatment business for cruise ships
The new vessel to be built for Saga Cruises will be equipped with a new total waste management system from Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 December 2016 at 10 am EET Wärtsilä has recently developed a complete offering for handling dry waste in cruise ships. This new offering complements the company’s...
December 1st, 2016 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Miraejet Co. Ltd. launches Damen Fast Ferry 4010 JET in Busan

Miraejet Co. Ltd. launches Damen Fast Ferry 4010 JET in Busan
Damen Fast Ferry 4010 Nina Six fast ferries delivered to the Republic of Korea in five years Miraejet Co. Ltd. named its Damen Fast Ferry 4010 JET MV Nina at an official launching ceremony held at the Busan International Ferry Terminal in the Republic of Korea on October 6th. Nina was named after one...
November 30th, 2016 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

New Marine Aggregate Dredger for mining sand and gravel offshore

New Marine Aggregate Dredger for mining sand and gravel offshore
Marine Aggregate Dredger 5600 New Marine Aggregate Dredger for mining sand and gravel offshore Damen Shipyards Group has announced a new line of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD). The new product range, comprising of the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 4000 and 5600 vessels, was introduced in response...
November 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mining, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Grupo TMM places order for Damen ASD Tug 3212

Grupo TMM places order for Damen ASD Tug 3212
Damen ASD Tug 3212 for TMM Colima Leading Mexican maritime operator, Grupo TMM, has signed a Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance with Damen Shipyards Group for a 70 tonne bollard pull ASD Tug 3212 named TMM COLIMA. The tug will operate in the Mexican port of Manzanillo on the Pacific Coast. Ongoing port...
November 25th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen ASD Tug 2310 TōIA enters service at Port Nelson, New Zealand

Damen ASD Tug 2310 TōIA enters service at Port Nelson, New Zealand
Damen ASD Tug 2310 TOIA Port Nelson, positioned at the top of New Zealand’s South Island at the head of Tasman Bay, has taken delivery of a Damen ASD Tug 2310. Named TōIA, which is Maori for ‘to pull’, she is the first new tug there for 32 years and represents a significant upgrade of capability....
November 24th, 2016 | Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016
The Newsletter of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects November 2016 Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016Pre-publication offer - saving 20% on the regular price (offer ends 31st January 2017)In February 2017, The Royal Institution...
November 23rd, 2016 | Books, Reports, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More