Archive for the ‘Shiprepair’ 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

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

Containership trio highlight upturn in activity at Gibdock

Containership trio highlight upturn in activity at Gibdock
Ahrenkiel Steamship’s 1,300 teu AS Fatima Gibdock’s success in attracting German shipowners to its facilities for shiprepair work continues to grow, with three German containerships docking at the Gibraltar yard within a six-week period during the last quarter of 2017. The Peter Döhle-owned, 2,785...
December 19th, 2017 | Shiprepair | Read More

ABB opens first ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Center in China

ABB opens first ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Center in China
ABB has added Shanghai to its global network of ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Centers, after formally opening a new facility to coincide with Marintec 2017. The center supports the shipping industry’s journey towards digitalization and ultimately safer and more efficient vessel operations. The...
December 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Superyacht refit overspend dispute illustrates danger of acting outside contract

Superyacht refit overspend dispute illustrates danger of acting outside contract
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned against the dangers of marine service providers informally offering advice which falls outside the scope of their contracts. ITIC cites the case of a yacht manager contracted to provide crew management and ISM consultancy for a superyacht....
December 7th, 2017 | Disputes, Legal, P and I Clubs, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking

Europort 2017 invigorates future thinking
A view from the exhibition hall Leading maritime exhibition Europort yesterday opened its doors to welcome international visitors to the 38th edition, once again confirming Rotterdam’s position at the heart of the global maritime industry. This year the exhibition has set its focus on three core themes;...
November 8th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Latest Crowley Lift-On, Lift-Off Vessel Enters U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade

Latest Crowley Lift-On, Lift-Off Vessel Enters U.S. Mainland-Puerto Rico Trade
455-3 Sailed Tuesday with First Commercial and FEMA Loads … (SAN JUAN, PR; Nov. 2, 2017)  –  Crowley Maritime Corp. has retrofitted two of its heavy lift, flat-deck barges, 455-3 and Marty J, to provide additional capacity to customers shipping cargo between the U.S. mainland and...
November 2nd, 2017 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

Trolley recovery system

Trolley recovery system
Slip 3 Trolley Mainstay nearly doubles its slipping capability with the introduction of new trolley recovery system Stewart Graves, Mainstay’s Managing Director commented ”The additional tonnage capability will allow us to service vessels we have previously had to turn away. Our marine servicing...
November 1st, 2017 | Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Large Iranian presence confirmed at Europort 2017

Large Iranian presence confirmed at Europort 2017
… This year’s Europort exhibition, which takes place at Rotterdam Ahoy from November 7th-10th, will have a significant presence from Iran, one of the fastest growing markets in the maritime sector. A total of 12 companies are taking part in the dedicated Iran Pavilion, coordinated by the maritime...
October 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Harris PYE Engineering Group opens office in Oslo

Harris PYE Engineering Group opens office in Oslo
Bjarne Eia The Harris Pye Engineering Group has opened an office in Oslo to pursue new business opportunities in Norway, and to support existing clients by providing all Harris Pye products and services to the entire Scandinavian region. Bjarne Eia, former Managing Director of TECO Solutions, has been...
October 12th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging duties

Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging duties
Multi Cat 1908 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250. Murjan Al-Sharq Marine...
October 3rd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

New maritime growth at Lowestoft

New maritime growth at Lowestoft
…a vessel docking at Burgess Marine’s shipyard at Lowestoft in East Anglia Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine is pleased to announce further growth in East Anglia as the Lowestoft maritime sector booms. The firm acquired...
September 20th, 2017 | News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Burgess Marine launches new ship repair facility with Portsmouth City Council

Burgess Marine launches new ship repair facility with Portsmouth City Council
A new partnership between Burgess Marine and MMD Shipping Services Ltd, owned by  Portsmouth City Council, launched at Portsmouth Commercial Port with emergency work for Wightlink Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine today proudly announces...
September 14th, 2017 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award

Damen CEO René Berkvens receives CEMT award
Damen CEO René Berkvens (left) receives a CEMT award from CEMT Chairman Trevor Blakeley. Award reflects contribution to the success of the European maritime industry On Thursday 24th August, at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Council of the Confederation of European Maritime Technology Societies presented...
August 24th, 2017 | Awards, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Prelude officially enters into Lloyd’s Register class

Prelude officially enters into Lloyd’s Register class
Prelude being towed to Australia 23 August 2017 – Shell’s floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility Prelude has officially entered into Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. At 488 metres long, 74 metres wide and displacing about 600,000 tonnes of water, Prelude is the largest floating offshore...
August 23rd, 2017 | Gas, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Compositeworks open new office in Antibes

Compositeworks open new office in Antibes
… Compositeworks open new office in Antibes following another record year Antibes, 7 August 2017 – Compositeworks, a leading shipyard specialising in superyacht and megayacht refits in La Ciotat and La Rochelle, have opened a new office in Antibes. This decision follows the acquisition of the...
August 7th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More