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DNV GL trialled its VGP verification service onboard Wilh. Wilhelmsen ro-ro vessel 'MV Tarago'

DNV GL trialled its VGP verification service onboard Wilh. Wilhelmsen ro-ro vessel 'MV Tarago'

Flexible Neptun builds longships and FERUs
Neptun Werft has taken orders for six more135m river cruise ships to build alongside the giant FERUs now in regular production for Meyer, reports Germany correspondent Tom Todd 16 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
New generation shuttle tanker for Canada
The first of Teekay Offshore Partners’ new series of Suezmax shuttle tankers is nearing completion in South Korea at Samsung Heavy Industries’ Geoje Island yard, reports David Tinsley. 04 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Revived LWB back on track with Genting work
Work on the multi-million euro refurbishment of the 51,044gt 'Crystal Symphony' is on schedule for completion at Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven (LWB) on 16 October, reports Germany correspondent Tom Todd. 04 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
Shipbuilding can incorporate sustainability management
Sustainable development can efficiently be combined into management of innovations in shipbuilding argues a new doctoral dissertation. 04 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
New breed for liquefied ethane trade
A combination of German technology and Chinese construction has produced an innovative, versatile class of gas tanker, writes David Tinsley. 11 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
Fincantieri grows high value-added business
Having turned in a profit for 2016, and with a huge backlog of cruiseship and naval work, Fincantieri is sanguine about its prospects and is pursuing selective business and industrial expansion. David Tinsley reports. 11 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
Hurtigruten owners take major Kleven shareholding
Norwegian ship operator Hurtigruten has taken a 40% stake in shipbuilding group Kleven during a refinancing process that has seen the addition of several investors bringing an extra NOK300 million (£29.54 million) to the company. 08 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
Meyer Turku doubles investment programme to fulfill orders
Meyer Turku shipyard is doubling its investment programme to boost steel production and fulfil its record breaking order book reaching to 2024. 07 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
LR joins biggest wind-assisted cargo ship project
A project aiming to build the world’s biggest cargo ship with wind-assisted propulsion will be guided by Lloyds Register (LR). 21 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Chinese shipbuilder gets a restructure
China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) has established a new marine propulsion facility in Qingdao as part of a restructuring exercise. 21 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Single engine ice class trawlers fit for adverse conditions
Fisherman can operate in the Barents and North Atlantic with two new Ice3 class fishing trawlers fitted with Wärtsilä engines. 10 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Self-unloaders for US stone import traffic
Self-discharging bulker technology has an important new reference in the US-owned, Chinese-built ‘Ireland’, for Gulf of Mexico trade. David Tinsley reports. 04 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Hamburg hosts automatic hull coating technology
Shipyard workers in Hamburg can paint hulls safer, faster and cheaper thanks to a partnership between Blohm+Voss and Hubert Palfinger Technologies. 02 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Wärtsilä power for Virgin Voyages fleet
Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide a comprehensive scope of solutions for three new 2800 passenger cruise vessels being built for Virgin Voyages. 04 Jul 2017 - The Motorship
Alewijnse Marine outfitting self-discharging carriers
Dutch system integrator Alewijnse Marine is undertaking the electrical outfitting of two new self-discharging cement carriers for Eureka Shipping. 30 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Quality control shipbuilding partnership
China Merchants Industry Holding (CMIH) and Norway-founded DNV GL have partnered to advance shipbuilding in the gas carrier, offshore and special vessel segments. 26 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Wagenborg sets new standard with EasyMax
‘Easy to build, easy to operate, easy to load’ have been the guiding principles for Wagenborg’s new class of home-grown multipurpose carrier, writes David Tinsley. 22 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Lloyd Werft spells out wide-ranging future
Lloyd Werft Bremerhafen (LWB) has ended months of silence to reveal it will convert the US cruise ship 'Crystal Symphony' in autumn and overhaul Germany’s biggest research icebreaker, 'Polarstern', after a year in which it handled four cruise ships, reports Germany correspondent Tom Todd. 20 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
Major reefer operator builds container capacity
A dramatic change is taking place in the profile of the reefership fleet controlled by Seatrade through the deliveries of a new generation of container vessels embodying a high reefer intake. By David Tinsley. 09 Jun 2017 - The Motorship
MAN diesel-electric propulsion for windfarm vessel
A wind service operation vessel (WSOV) under construction for French owner Louis Dreyfus Armateurs at Cemre shipyard in Turkey will feature MAN Diesel & Turbo’s EPROX diesel-electric propulsion system. 09 Jun 2017 - The Motorship