David Tinsley

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    Rising battery capacity at sea

    2024-04-18T10:09:00

    The marine battery market saw further growth last year and this is continuing into 2024

  • Longship newbuilds
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    Dutch operator bolsters short sea fleet

    2024-04-17T13:08:00

    The Longship Group is adding to its short-sea fleet

  • Glen Rosa
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    Clyde launch amid problem beset contract

    2024-04-16T10:43:00

    The new 102m ropax ferry Glen Rosa Caledonian Maritime Assets has been built by (CMAL)

  • Adora Magic City
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    Challenge to Europe's cruise ship builders

    2024-04-16T10:36:00

    China has its own first domestically-built and-owned, large-scale cruise vessel 

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    MILESTONE IN CANADA’S ICEBREAKER RENEWAL

    2024-04-04T14:39:00

    Chantier Davie of Quebec has been awarded the design contract for the planned series of six heavy icebreakers to be deployed by the Canadian Coast Guard.

  • Ala'Suini
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    E-FLEXER NEWBUILD FOR CANADIAN SERVICE

    2024-04-04T14:38:00

    In the first North American application of the E-Flexer ro-pax ferry concept developed by Stena RoRo, the 203m Ala’Suinu is on positioning voyage from her Chinese yard of build for service in eastern Canada.

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    HYBRID COASTER SERIES FOR NORDIC OWNERS

    2024-04-02T10:13:00

    A new generation of 5,400dwt coasters introduced by a Finnish-owned Swedish company is claimed to cut CO2 emissions per cargo unit by as much as 50%, relative to existing vessels of similar size.

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    FINNISH TRIO SHARPENS STEEL SUPPLY CHAIN

    2024-04-02T10:05:00

    A new generation of vessel blending bespoke capabilities in steel transportation with scope for a much broader cargo range has entered the Baltic and North European trade.

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    SEATRADE BOOSTS REEFER BOXSHIP FLEET

    2024-03-26T12:27:00

    Signalling a major new stage of investment in temperature-controlled cargo capacity, the first of six reefer containerships ordered by specialist operator Seatrade was handed over by her Chinese builder last week.

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    MAN ES UPDATES MID-RANGE ENGINES

    2024-03-26T12:26:00

    Upgraded versions of two of its most versatile propulsion engine series have been developed by MAN Energy Solutions. The revisions to the S50 and S60 types entail a number of design and component changes and introduce further dual-fuel options into the company’s two-stroke portfolio.

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    LNG-FUELLED PARCEL TANKERS FROM CHINA

    2024-03-21T15:17:00

    Bolstering German-owned chemical tanker capacity, Hamburg-based John T.Essberger has invested in a series of 7,135dwt parcel carriers for the European short-sea trade.

  • Celine
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    RO-RO BEHEMOTH WITH SMALLER FOOTPRINT

    2024-03-12T13:03:00

    Production of an 8,000 lane-metre capacity ro-ro freight vessel for northwest European short-sea trade has been set in train by shipbuilding contractor Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD).

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    CANADIAN FERRY OPERATOR BUILDS ON HYBRID POWER

    2024-03-05T17:13:00

    Closely following the award of a four-ship contract in Europe, Canadian operator BC Ferries has launched a project involving up to seven larger vessels. The nomination of hybrid electric power is common to both investment phases.

  • P&O Pioneer
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    CARBON CUT ON UK SHORT-SEA LINKS

    2024-03-05T17:03:00

    Embarked on a technologically-pragmatic decarbonisation strategy, UK short-sea specialist P&O Ferries has reduced its carbon footprint by almost 50,000t in 2023.

  • IWS Skywalker
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    BOUND FOR DUTY ON THE DOGGER BANK

    2024-02-29T10:41:00

    Illustrative of accelerating investment in the offshore market’s commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) category, Norwegian interests are introducing a new generation intended to raise the bar in wind farm support.

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    LOW-EMISSION CAR CARRIERS FOR VW TRADE

    2024-02-27T15:32:00

    A new breed of vehicle carrier introduced to the Volkswagen Group’s transatlantic trade has been designed to marry high productivity and two-way utilisation with corporate goals as to a much reduced carbon footprint.

  • Wartsila-Bagnoli della Rosandra
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    CHANGE OF ROLE FOR TRIESTE ENGINE PLANT?

    2024-02-27T15:15:00

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) head Gianluigi Aponte is reported to have reached an agreement to acquire Wartsila’s extensive Trieste marine engine plant, according to local Italian sources. 

  • Kawasaki L30KG
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    GAS HYBRID POWER FOR JAPANESE COASTAL BULKER

    2024-02-23T15:11:00

    A gas engine developed by Kawasaki Heavy Industries is central to the hybrid propulsion system fitted in a Japanese limestone carrier due to be delivered next month. The purely gas-fuelled, L30KG reciprocating main engine will be complemented by a 2,847kWh lithium-ion battery pack.

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    Japanese Pact Advances LPG Carrier Design

    2024-02-22T12:32:00

    Combining increased cargo volume with the ability to run on LPG fuel, the 230m Phoenix Harmonia gives first form to a new class of LPG/ammonia carrier at the top end of the capacity scale. As well as bolstering the fleet controlled by the Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) Group, the project has industrial significance as the outcome of technical collaboration between two Japanese shipbuilders.

  • CMA CGM Mermaid-2
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    FRENCH LINE REVITALISES SHORT-SEA TRADE

    2024-02-19T12:48:00

    Melding progressive European design with adept South Korean production, the first of a new flotilla of intra-regional boxships has been delivered to French carrier CMA CGM.

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