All articles by David Tinsley

  • P&O Liberte off Dover (1)
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    Technology fusion on cross channel route

    2024-05-31T09:46:00Z

    A look at a recent addition by P&O to its fleet on the highly competive Dover-Calais route

  • Varsovia at sea
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    Polferries opts for Italian ro-pax design

    2024-05-01T16:11:00Z

    The Varsovia is the latest iteration of the Visentini ro-ro/ro-pax template

  • Eureka cement carrier
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    Dutch-built cement carrier for Great Lakes

    2024-04-25T11:56:00Z

    Cyprus-based Eureka Shipping has awarded a Dutch yard an order for a diesel-electric cement carrier to be operated in the Great Lakes

  • Kalypso
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    Dutch know-how for US cableship project

    2024-04-23T13:13:00Z

    The first US-flag, Jones Act-compliant, cable layer to serve the offshore wind market is being developed

  • Battery powered vessel
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    Rising battery capacity at sea

    2024-04-18T10:09:00Z

    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

    2024-04-17T13:08:00Z

    The Longship Group is adding to its short-sea fleet

  • Glen Rosa
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    Clyde launch amid problem beset contract

    2024-04-16T10:43:00Z

    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

    2024-04-16T10:36:00Z

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

  • Canada Program icebreaker
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    MILESTONE IN CANADA’S ICEBREAKER RENEWAL

    2024-04-04T14:39:00Z

    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

    2024-04-04T14:38:00Z

    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.

  • Electramar handover
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    HYBRID COASTER SERIES FOR NORDIC OWNERS

    2024-04-02T10:13:00Z

    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.

  • Lovisa delivery
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    FINNISH TRIO SHARPENS STEEL SUPPLY CHAIN

    2024-04-02T10:05:00Z

    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.

  • Seatrade Chile
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    SEATRADE BOOSTS REEFER BOXSHIP FLEET

    2024-03-26T12:27:00Z

    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

    2024-03-26T12:26:00Z

    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.

  • Liselotte Essberger
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    LNG-FUELLED PARCEL TANKERS FROM CHINA

    2024-03-21T15:17:00Z

    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

    2024-03-12T13:03:00Z

    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).

  • BC Ferries New Major Vessel Concept  Image 2
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    CANADIAN FERRY OPERATOR BUILDS ON HYBRID POWER

    2024-03-05T17:13:00Z

    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

    2024-03-05T17:03:00Z

    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

    2024-02-29T10:41:00Z

    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.

  • Emden
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    LOW-EMISSION CAR CARRIERS FOR VW TRADE

    2024-02-27T15:32:00Z

    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.