Archive for the ‘Shiprepair’ Category

Wärtsilä to assist Transocean with thruster maintenance optimisation and dry-docking cost reductions

Wärtsilä to assist Transocean with thruster maintenance optimisation and dry-docking cost reductions
Wärtsilä Corporation, 16 July 2018 at 11.00 am EEST – Wärtsilä and Transocean will optimise the maintenance of all Wärtsilä thrusters installed within the Transocean fleet, while seeking to significantly reduce dry-docking costs by extending the service intervals of the thrusters. The agreement...
July 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –
‘It’s coming home’ WIGHT SHIPYARD COMPANY AND SMS: “IT’S COMING HOME” The UK based Wight Shipyard Company and its sister company SMS are proudly backing England in their soccer world cup bid  by making a truly exceptional public statement. The Columbine Building in Cowes currently sports...
July 10th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance programme on cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance programme on cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway
Norwegian Breakaway at Damen Shiprepair Brest The 326-metre, 146,000 DWT, cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway arrived in Brest on 28 April for 11 days of scheduled maintenance and refurbishment. The primary objective of the visit was mechanical works on the ship’s two ABB azipods. The DSBr team worked...
July 10th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

KNUD E. HANSEN Expands its Reach in the Canadian Market

KNUD E. HANSEN Expands its Reach in the Canadian Market
It is with great pleasure to announce that KNUD E. HANSEN now has a permanent presence in Canada. The burgeoning east-coast port of Halifax, Nova Scotia will serve as the home base for Senior Naval Architect & Project Manager, Sam Stark, who has been with the company since 2013. The new location...
July 9th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit

Damen Shiprepair Curaçao welcomes royal visit
l to r: Durk-Jan Nederlof (Managing Director, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion), Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima, His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander 1 July 2018: His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander and Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima have visited Damen Shiprepair Curaçao. The Royal couple...
July 4th, 2018 | Events, News, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

SMS and WorkBoatSales.com sign global deal at UK Seawork exhibition

SMS and WorkBoatSales.com sign global deal at UK Seawork exhibition
SMS workboat UK ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has partnered with WorkBoatSales.com to market its proven range of Bulldog workboats internationally. The partnership was agreed at the Seawork 2018 commercial marine and workboat exhibition and conference in Southampton, UK,...
July 3rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 29 June 2018. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

IMCA updates “Guidance on Safety in Shipyards”

IMCA updates “Guidance on Safety in Shipyards”
Nick Hough, IMCA Technical Adviser – HSSE, Offshore Survey and ROV Updated to include information on traffic management in shipyards Revised document addresses occupational health and worker fitness/health in shipyards The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has updated its ‘Guidance...
June 7th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction

New rules drive essential work in Gibdock’s direction
Gibdock, Gibraltar, seen from the air The need for ship owners to comply with new rules on environmental responsibility should not disguise the fact that choosing the right repair facility is a critical commercial decision, according to Gibraltar-based Gibdock. With owners required to respond to new...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

PaxOcean and Newport Shipping Group sign cooperation agreement

PaxOcean and Newport Shipping Group sign cooperation agreement
The PaxOcean’s Pertama yard UK-headquartered Newport Shipping has added to its global network of ship repair yards with facilities in Singapore, Indonesia and China, following the signing of a cooperation agreement with Singapore-based PaxOcean. The agreement, specific to PaxOcean’s Pertama (Batam,...
May 15th, 2018 | Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Alexis Marine to retrofit Rivertough to salt lugger

Alexis Marine to retrofit Rivertough to salt lugger
.. Louisiana-based workboat operator Alexis Marine has awarded a supply contract to Thordon Bearings for the retrofitting of 6in diameter RiverTough bearings to MV Kristin Alexis, the 60ft (18.2m) twin-screw towboat built by Bollinger Shipyard in 1969. Both the vessel’s shafts will be withdrawn at...
May 15th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry

Damen strengthens female presence in the maritime industry
Sylvia Boer, Damen’s Head of Communications, Sylvia Boer, has recently been appointed President of the Netherlands chapter of WISTA – the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. WISTA the Netherlands was founded in 2000 and currently has 140 members from across the maritime industry. Sylvia,...
May 9th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Newport Shipping shifts focus with ship repair game-changer

Newport Shipping shifts focus with ship repair game-changer
Erol Sarikaya UK-headquartered Newport Shipping Group has appointed a new executive team and refocused its business proposition to provide comprehensive drydocking, repair services and financing to the global shipping industry. A key element of the company’s new service portfolio is a unique ship repair...
May 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done?

Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done?
Constandinos Karikoglou Reducing OPEX and Off-Hire at the same time. Can it be done? by Constandinos Karikoglou* …More often than not, your ship condition suffers, as a direct consequence of ill use of office human resources, and bad cooperation within and between office departments. The recent market...
May 2nd, 2018 | Communication, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

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

P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest

P&O Cruises Ventura completes two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest
P&O Cruises Ventura at Damen Shiprepair Brest The P&O Cruises Grand-class cruise ship Ventura has just completed a two-week docking at Damen Shiprepair Brest. Launched in 2008, this was the first visit of the 290-metre, 116,000 DWT vessel to the yard, where she underwent a regular docking together...
April 9th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to ensure the continuous operations of Hidrovias Group’s pusher tugs in South American rivers

Wärtsilä to ensure the continuous operations of Hidrovias Group’s pusher tugs in South American rivers
Wärtsilä provides maintenance solutions to the fleet of eight Girocantex pusher tugs, which operate in the challenging rivers of South America. Wärtsilä Corporation, 23 March 2018 at 10 am EET The technology group Wärtsilä and Girocantex Uruguay, a subsidiary of Hidrovias Group, have signed...
March 23rd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, 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

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

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

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

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20
Screenshot of new Nauticus Hull version showing the hull scantling design program. Next generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20 Høvik, 6 February 2018: DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, IACS, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä extends the service agreement with Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. for another 10 years

Wärtsilä extends the service agreement with Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. for another 10 years
. The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a 10-year service partnership agreement with the Swiss company Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd. (WinGD), a leading developer of two-stroke low-speed gas and diesel engines used for propulsion power in merchant shipping. The new partnership agreement appoints...
January 25th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China

Kommer Damen opens Damen Area Support China
l to r: Mr. Chen Yu (intern, Damen China Support Company ), Mr. John Zhou (Managing Director, Damen China Support Company), Mr. Michiel Hendrikx (Regional Sales Director, Damen Shipyards Gorinchem), Mr. Kommer Damen (Chairman, Damen Shipyards Group), Teresa Wang (Office Manager, Damen China Support Company). On...
January 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office

Harris PYE Group opens Korean office
Mark Prendergast Harris Pye, the global engineering group, has opened a new office in Busan in South Korea primarily to keep pace with the demand by Korean shipowners and operators eager to bring their LNG carriers to shipyards in Korea for dry docking and inspection, repair or modification of their...
January 4th, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More