Archive for the ‘Shiprepair’ Category

Strong year confirms Marseille Fos growth trend

Strong year confirms Marseille Fos growth trend
Marseille Volumes last year in key areas of activity confirmed Marseille Fos as the leading French cargo and cruise port – a result matched by dynamic progress at its logistics and industrial sites.     Total cargo throughput improved 1% on 2017 to 81 million tonnes.  Standout performances included...
January 24th, 2019 | Markets, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shiprepair, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
17-Jan-2019 DOCKING/UNDOCKING HALTED Dammam, Saudi Arabia Docking/undocking halted Thursday, January 17, 2019, Dammam, Saudi Arabia Ship movements for docking and undocking of ships at Dammam port were suspended by the Port Authority/Marine Department from 10:30 hours local time today (17 January) for...
January 17th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Weather | Read More

Number of ships sailing with Selektope®-powered antifouling coatings set to double in 2019

Number of ships sailing with Selektope®-powered antifouling coatings set to double in 2019
Philip Chaabane, I-Tech CEO. January 2019: The largest single volume order received for the barnacle-repelling antifouling ingredient Selektope® coupled with strong commercial developments in late 2018 will see the number of ships using Selektope®-containing antifouling coatings more than double in...
January 11th, 2019 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

SMS Group – new year, new projects, new colleagues

SMS Group – new year, new projects, new colleagues
An SMS fast fitter UK-based SMS Group kickstarts 2019 with refit wins and new staff  UK-based ship repairer the SMS Group has started the year with a focus on core customers and several major refit wins. The business, Southampton’s leading ship repairer, has begun 2019 on a role by winning several...
January 9th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Shiprepair | Read More

Marseille workshops signal shiprepair training plan

Marseille workshops signal shiprepair training plan
Marseille News from Marseille Fos                                Marseille workshops signal shiprepair training plan  Almost 100 delegates representing shiprepair professionals and their customers have been hosted by the Marseille Fos port authority at a day-long meeting to review current...
December 21st, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, Shiprepair | Read More

Feadship selects MB92 Group as part of new services network

Feadship selects MB92 Group as part of new services network
.. As announced recently at the Superyacht Forum in Amsterdam, the MB92 Group has been chosen to form part of Feadship’s new Services Network. Alongside Amico & Co, Monaco Marine and Rybovich, the MB92 Group will be exclusive providers of Feadship-approved and certified maintenance, repair and...
November 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

Albwardy Damen celebrates its tenth anniversary

Albwardy Damen celebrates its tenth anniversary
Group photo at the new Dubai Maritime City facility Albwardy Damen celebrated its tenth anniversary on the 15th of November by officially opening its new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC). Over 100 guests from both the regional maritime industry and the Dubai government joined the Albwardy...
November 21st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings – keeping you in operation

Wärtsilä Seals & Bearings – keeping you in operation
Approximately 90% of the world’s trade is transported by international shipping, making vessel maintenance of utmost importance to the global economy. Yet despite advancements in marine technology and effective safety measures, groundings, collisions and major breakdowns still happen. In such situations,...
November 15th, 2018 | Groundings, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

HullWiper network expands into Gibraltar with SCAMP

HullWiper network expands into Gibraltar with SCAMP
Arrival of the SCAMP Workboat Palencia II at the Gibraltar Berth after attending to a full cleaning of a 285m commercial vessel. Gibraltar, 12 November 2018 – HullWiper Ltd, in partnership with global provider of ship fuel conservation and underwater services SCAMP, is now offering an affordable,...
November 12th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä strengthens its position by acquiring Spanish Burriel Navarro

Wärtsilä strengthens its position by acquiring Spanish Burriel Navarro
Burriel Navarro Wärtsilä strengthens its position as a global operator in the underwater services market by acquiring Spanish Burriel Navarro Wärtsilä Corporation, 31 October 2018 at 4.30 pm EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has acquired Burriel Navarro, S.L, a company operating in underwater...
October 31st, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

SMS completes major fast ferry refit in Cherbourg

SMS completes major fast ferry refit in Cherbourg
The Normandie Express Southampton-headquartered ship repairer and marine engineering services provider SMS has completed its second major high speed craft refit in France.  SMS has undocked Brittany Ferries’ Normandie Express in Cherbourg on the Ports of Normandy Authority’s (PNA) ship lift. Over...
October 15th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marseille superyacht repair facility

Marseille superyacht repair facility
THE PORT OF MARSEILLE FOS AND MONACO MARINE SEAL THEIR PARTNERSHIP TO CREATE A MEGA YACHT MAINTENANCE AND REFIT CENTRE IN MARSEILLE On Thursday 20 September 2018, the Port of Marseille Fos and Monaco Marine Marseille officially signed their partnership to create a mega yacht maintenance and refit...
September 28th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations

Damen Shipyards Galati opens historical exhibition as part of continuing 125 year anniversary celebrations
From the opening ceremony Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati. The exhibition is part of the yard’s 125 year anniversary celebrations that began with the...
September 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

The end of cavitation damage on running gear

The end of cavitation damage on running gear
Only two layers of Ecoshield are required before a rudder is fully protected. Over the last few months a large number of vessels belonging to eight different owners received Ecoshield protection for their rudders, bow thruster (tunnels) and nozzles. The applications were carried out in shipyards in Turkey,...
September 5th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!

EXPONAVAL 2018 – Join the UK Group today!
THE UK PAVILION AT EXPONAVAL 2018  The four day event comprises an exhibition, conference, senior staff delegations and visiting warships and will focus exclusively on naval defence & maritime security issues and equipment procurement. DOWNLOAD INFORMATION FLYER &...
August 30th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

HullWiper secures first cleans at new Australian base

HullWiper secures first cleans at new Australian base
The HullWiper ROV undertakes one of its first cleaning jobs at the Port of Townsville. Eco-friendly hull cleaning service available at the Port of Townsville wins new cleaning contracts in its first month of operation Queensland, Australia, 29 August 2018 – HullWiper Ltd’s underwater hull cleaning...
August 29th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technology | Read More

Gibdock completes complex ballast water treatment system retrofit

Gibdock completes complex ballast water treatment system retrofit
The “Zambesi” Now that the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention has entered into force, more shipowners than ever before are actively looking at the installation of ballast water treatment systems onboard their vessels. Gibraltar-based Gibdock has the skills and capabilities, and favourable...
August 28th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oceanology, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Albwardy Damen expands ship repair services to SOHAR Port and Freezone

Albwardy Damen expands ship repair services to SOHAR Port and Freezone
SOHAR Port and Freezone Fourth location in the Middle East Albwardy Damen has expanded its services to SOHAR, Sultanate of Oman – a historic milestone as the joint venture company celebrates its 40th anniversary. Muscat, August 23, 2018: Albwardy Damen, a joint venture providing shipbuilding and ship...
August 23rd, 2018 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years

Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years
from the celebrations Galati yard has delivered over 1,300 vessels during proud history On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years...
August 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

1930s superyacht launched in Southampton today after three-year restoration

1930s superyacht launched in Southampton today after three-year restoration
MY Alicia SMS launches m/Y “Alicia” after a major thee year restoation SMS COMPLETES ITS THIRD ICONIC SUPERYACHT REFIT; MY ALICIA TODAY LEAVES THE COVERED SOUTHAMPTON REFIT FACILITY AND JOINS THE DISTINGUISHED MY SHEMARA AS THE COMPANY COMPLETES ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT CLASSIC SUPERYACHT RESTORATION. “The...
August 14th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

Newport Shipping signs cooperation agreements with equipment suppliers and service firms

Newport Shipping signs cooperation agreements with equipment suppliers  and service firms
Chief Operating Officer Roy Yap said agreements with scrubber and ballast water treatment system manufacturers will be announced shortly Newport Shipping has inked cooperation agreements with several marine equipment suppliers and service companies as part of the London-headquartered company’s commitment...
August 9th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Wärtsilä’s divers enable operators to avoid unscheduled dry-dockings

Wärtsilä’s divers enable operators to avoid unscheduled dry-dockings
Hull cleaning Vessels’ repair needs do not always match with planned maintenance schedules. With specialist underwater teams, no vessel is far from fast, high-quality repair and refurbishment that enable operators to avoid the potential loss of income related to dry-docking. As the first global operator...
August 2nd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first

Gibdock secures new ISO certification first
Gibdock – Aerial view Gibdock has underlined its commitment to Occupational Health & Safety by becoming the first shipyard in the Mediterranean region, and one of the first companies worldwide, to achieve ISO 45001:2018 certification. An audit by LRQA completed on the 6th of July confirmed...
July 26th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

SMS Avonmouth carries out major refit of dredger in UK port of Bristol

SMS Avonmouth carries out major refit of dredger in UK port of Bristol
The City of Cardiff SMS AVONMOUTH RELOCATES TO BIGGER PREMISES AND COMPLETES THE LARGEST ALONGSIDE REFIT OF THE YEAR AT BRISTOL PORT Leading ship repairer SMS Avonmouth – part of the Southampton-based SMS Group – has completed a major refit alongside in the UK port of Bristol for Tarmac, and relocated...
July 24th, 2018 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shipyards Group assumes operational control at Mangalia shipyard

Damen Shipyards Group assumes operational control at Mangalia shipyard
Damen Shipyards Mangalia To signify its first day of operations at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania, Damen held a modest ceremony at the yard on Monday, July 23rd. The celebrations mark Damen’s successful completion of the transaction with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for...
July 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More