Archive for the ‘Shiprepair’ Category

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

LISW2017 – AP-Networks: Conference focused on improving dry docking performance

LISW2017 – AP-Networks: Conference focused on improving dry docking performance
… Turn your dry dockings into a competitive advantage through lower costs and shortened off-hire periods. On September 12th, 2017, AP-Networks will organize, in conjunction with LISW17, a conference focused on improving dry docking performance. Dry docking a vessel is generally seen as a necessary...
August 4th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cruiseship keeps to schedule despite logistical repair challenge

Cruiseship keeps to schedule despite logistical repair challenge
Preparing the old bow thruster for removal… A bow thruster failure can have profound consequences not only for navigational safety but also the shipowner’s operational expenditure, especially if tugboats are required to berth the vessel. But when the vessel is a cruiseship facing disruption to...
August 1st, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise…

Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise…
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Hyundai Heavy Industries and Royal New Zealand Navy value Lloyd’s Register’s safety and environment expertise to support their safety case preparation for the new MSC project in Korea Lloyd’s Register (LR), the leading provider of engineering and technology-centric...
July 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Politics and Government, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf following major upgrade

VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf following major upgrade
VOS Start at Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) has bid farewell to VOS Start, Vroon BV’s first DP2, subsea-support, walk-to-work (W2W) vessel. The 80m VOS Start arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for the installation of a motion-compensated...
July 25th, 2017 | Energy, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Damen finalises Keppel Verolme takeover

Damen finalises Keppel Verolme takeover
From the contract signing on a l to r: Durk-Jan Nederlof, Managing Director Damen Shiprepair & Conversion and Ang Ting Yang, General Manager Corporate Development Keppel Offshore Marine. 30 June 2017: Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), a part of Damen Shipyards Group, today announced the acquisition...
June 30th, 2017 | Mergers and Acquisitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

CSSC launches new marine service business with state of the art logistics centre

CSSC launches new marine service business with state of the art logistics centre
Andrew Stump, President, CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has today formally launched a new business CSSC Marine Service Co.,Ltd, to coincide with the inauguration of their new logistic centre within the Yangshang free trade zone, Shanghai. The inauguration was...
June 30th, 2017 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Metalock Denmark Changes Name to MAN PrimeServ On-site Recovery

Metalock Denmark Changes Name to MAN PrimeServ On-site Recovery
MAN PrimeServ On-site Recovery offers innovative, on-site-machining repairs worldwide within the marine, offshore and industry segments Metalock Denmark, the global specialist in field-machining within the marine, wind and industry segments, has changed its name to MAN PrimeServ Onsite Recovery, becoming...
June 29th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Electrifying Brazil’s Port Transportation; GE Delivered Turnkey Project to Upgrade the Tiplam at the Port of Santos

Electrifying Brazil’s Port Transportation; GE Delivered Turnkey Project to Upgrade the Tiplam at the Port of Santos
One of GE’s e-houses that provides power generation and control to the Tiplam terminal at the port. GE Successfully Delivered the Full Turnkey Project to VLI The Santos Port Terminal Tiplam has Been in Reliable Operation Since the Commissioning The Future of Transport is to Become More Efficient,...
June 27th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ecoshield, the lasting rudder protection

Ecoshield, the lasting rudder protection
… The running gear of a large number of vessels was coated with Ecoshield over the last couple of months. The applications were carried out in China, Ivory Coast, Turkey and Sweden on different types of ships. Among the vessels treated were several container vessels, car carriers, ferries and a...
June 12th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABB to undertake major modernizations of Canadian Coast Guard ships

ABB to undertake major modernizations of Canadian Coast Guard ships
ABB will modernize 10 out of 14 Medium Icebreakers and High Endurance Multi Task Canadian Coast Guard ships to extend operational life of the vessels by another 20 years. These ships undertake major search and rescue operations and are instrumental in keeping northern Canadian shipping lanes ice free. “For...
June 8th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships

Wärtsilä continues to ensure the safety and reliability of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ ships
The renewed service agreement between Wärtsilä and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings covers 10 cruise ships transiting around the world – here cruise ship Marina in Sydney. The technology group Wärtsilä and US-based cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) have signed a renewal of their...
June 8th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Refit of the mega yacht Ulysses delivered in record time

Refit of the mega yacht Ulysses delivered in record time
The mega yacht Ulysses La Rochelle, 2 June 2017 – Compositeworks, a leading shipyard specialising in complex superyacht and megayacht refits, has just completed its first project at La Rochelle since taking over the Atlantic Refit Center in September. Carried out in close collaboration with the...
June 2nd, 2017 | Shiprepair, Yachting | Read More

Gibdock takes invasive action for Normand Reach

Gibdock takes invasive action for Normand Reach
The Normand Reach in drydock A surge in offshore vessel repair and maintenance work at Gibdock has included a special project for returning customer Solstad, to ensure that Normand Reach meets the exacting hull cleanliness standards set by Australia’s National Biofouling Management Guidelines for commercial...
May 22nd, 2017 | Regulatory, Shiprepair | Read More

Commitment to diver training underpins Las Palmas repair success

Commitment to diver training underpins Las Palmas repair success
Diver technicians in training at Hydrex’s state-of-the art facilities in Antwerp After delays of almost two weeks following an unsuccessful repair to the hull of a 180m bulk carrier that ran aground offshore Las Palmas, Spain, Hydrex Underwater Technologies was approached to get the vessel sailing...
May 16th, 2017 | Shiprepair | Read More

GAC Poland smoothes the way for £14m ferry upgrades

GAC Poland smoothes the way for £14m ferry upgrades
The pride of Canterbury Company’s long-standing relationship with shipyard delivers for P&O Ferries Szczecin, Poland, 2 May 2017 – Four P&O ferries are now back afloat after completing major refits at Remontowa Shipyard in Gdansk, with GAC Poland as their agent. The 32,000-ton, 180...
May 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Shiprepair | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participates in the 1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participates in the 1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón delivering his paper Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, participated in the “1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress” held in Venezuela The Congress was organized by the CONSORCIO COSTA AFUERA, under the slogan “Towards...
May 6th, 2017 | Academia, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

Thordon bearings and Drydocks World team up….

Thordon bearings and Drydocks World team up….
Mr. Terry McGowan, President and CEO, Thordon Bearings (seated right), and Mr Mohammad Rizal (left), Chief Operating Officer of Drydocks World- Dubai, sign an agreement that affirms the two companies’ efforts to convert ships to seawater lubricated propeller shaft lines from oil THORDON BEARINGS AND...
May 4th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions
Marcel Karsijns (Managing Director of Damen Green Solutions), Kees Jan Groen (Commercial Director at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion) Highlighting the benefits of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s retrofit experience Bringing together the experience and knowledge of two Damen companies is the close...
April 21st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition
Gibdock aerial view After an intensive 10-month review and upgrade of operating processes across the company, Gibdock has made the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard, and from ISO 14001:2008 to the ISO 14001:2015 environmental standard. The Gibraltar yard...
April 19th, 2017 | Environment, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier Gaselys

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier Gaselys
Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) has completed a renewal survey maintenance programme on the 290-metre LNG carrier Gaselys. Co-owned by NYK Line of Japan and ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ), operated by Gazocean and chartered by ENGIE, the ten-year old vessel came into DSBr for a regular periodical docking that...
April 7th, 2017 | Shiprepair | Read More