Archive for the ‘Shiprepair’ Category

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

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