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    Star Rises Over The Baltic


    Estonian operator Tallink has realised a further stage of fleet development with the handover in Finland of the 27-knot ro-pax ferry MyStar.

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    Valuable UK Order Goes To Spain


    Northern Spain’s shipbuilding industry has augmented its export workload by landing a £51.8m ($63m) contract from the UK for a multi-function lighthouse/buoy tender. 

  • MAN Energy Solutions will supply a mixed medium and high-speed power package for a second F-class jack-up wind installation vessel under construction at COSCO Heavy Industries.

    Medium and high speed MAN package to power Cadeler F-Class WTIV design


    MAN Energy Solutions is providing a unique mixed MAN medium and high-speed engine package for a wind-turbine installation vessel newbuilding project in China. The vessel will feature an engine configuration based on a mixed MAN medium- and high-speed engine concept with 2 × 6L32/44CR + 2 × 9L32/44CR + 2 ...

  • Construction of the first of Conoship's 3,600dwt coaster began in November 2022.

    Wind-assisted Coaster Orders For Gelibolu, Holland Shipyards Group


    The delayed beginning of construction of a new generation of short-sea cargo vessel has begun at Turkish shipyard Gelibolu, with a further five vessels on order at Holland Shipyards Group.

  • A UK strand to Chinese production, the 6,100dwt products tanker Sir John Fisher.

    Chinese-Built Tankers For UK Shortsea Fleet


    Built in China for the northern European distributive traffic, the first of two versatile tankers with dual-fuel main machinery is set to join the James Fisher Group’s UK fleet. The 6,100dwt Sir John Fisher has been designed to transport clean petroleum products and chemicals into small and restricted coastal ports, ...

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    LNG dual-fuel dredger delivered to Van Oord


    Keppel O&M subsidiary Keppel FELS has delivered the second of three dual-fuel trailing suction hopper dredgers to Van Oord.

  • ABS has approved the design of Provaris’ 26,000m3 H2Neo compressed hydrogen carrier

    ABS grants design approval for compressed hydrogen carrier


    ABS has approved the design of Provaris’ 26,000m3 H2Neo compressed hydrogen carrier, the first of its kind to receive this level of approval.

  • The first of the EcoBulk generation has entered the European short-sea trade.

    Hybrid Norwegian Coaster From Sri Lanka


    Sri Lanka’s Colombo Dockyard (CDL) has produced the first in a long series of hybrid-powered coasters for European clients. The 90m Misje Vita has introduced an innovative new generation of general-purpose singledeckers to the Norwegian-registered fleet. 

  • China Classification Society (CCS) has issued Approval in Principle (AiP) for an 80,000gt cruise ship independently developed and designed by China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).

    CSSC independently designs cruise ship


    China Classification Society (CCS) has issued Approval in Principle (AiP) for an 80,000gt cruise ship independently developed and designed by China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).

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    SOV keel laying ceremony


    Two new service operation vessels destined for wind farms in China have had their keel laying ceremony

  • The CSD650 is a customised stock vessel tailored to Merco Vial’s requirements

    Damen expands the Argentinian dredger fleet


    Damen has expanded the fleet in Argentina with the supply of a new cutter suction dredger

  • The 5,000 ceu Changtaihong loading the first consignment of vehicles on CMES' new international route.

    CMES orders 2+4 methanol-fuelled PCTCs


    China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has signed a letter of intent with China Merchants Industry Holdings for two dual-fuel methanol-powered pure car and truck carriers (PCTC), with the option for another four.

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    Caterpillar powertrains for Wilson tugs


    Caterpillar is to support a Brazilian shipping company in the use of tugboat and offshore vessel powertrain technologies and services

  • Multibuster 8020

    New ultra-shallow draught workboat


    Damen Shipyards Group and Van Stee Offshore have joined forces to deliver an ultra-shallow draught multi-purpose workboat

  • Swedish shipowner Terntank has placed an order for 2+2 new MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical/product tankers from China Merchants Jinling Shipyard.

    Terntank orders methanol/wind tankers


    Swedish shipowner Terntank has ordered two plus two new MGO/Biofuel and methanol-ready chemical/product/biofuels tankers with wind-assist readiness.

  • Windcat has ordered a series of hydrogen-powered CSOVs from Damen Shipyards. The vessels will be powered by CMB.TECH's dual-fuel hydrogen-diesel engines.

    Windcat orders dual-fuel hydrogen CSOVs


    Windcat has ordered a series of hydrogen-powered commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) from Damen Shipyards.

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    Dual-fuel containership conversion


    C-LNG Solutions is providing its LNG fuel gas supply system for the conversion of a containership to dual-fuel propulsion

  • A new mainstay for Yellow Sea service, Korea Pride.

    Korean Yard Gears Up To Fast Ferry Market


    South Korea’s shipbuilding industry has shown another side to its capabilities through the delivery of a 72m high-speed passenger ferry. Constructed by Kangnam Corporation at Busan to an Australian design, the 40-knot catamaran will support lifeline services between the mainland at Incheon, near the capital Seoul, and island communities in ...

  • A new stage in shipbuilding production at the riverside town of Leer: side launching of Symphony Atlantic.

    Stretched Dutch Design Targets Extra-Long Freight


    A stretched version of the proven Ecobox multi-purpose cargo vessel series is set to make its debut with Dutch operator Symphony Shipping. The 12,500dwt Symphony Atlantic combines greater scope for long-length freight and project cargoes with increased fuel efficiency through the integration of an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) waste heat ...

  • Liberty Lines is adding nine hybrid diesel-electric fast ferries to its existing fleet of ferries.

    EST-Floattech signs contract with Rolls-Royce Power Systems


    EST-Floattech has signed a long-term framework contract with Rolls-Royce Power Systems to supply the ‘Green Orca 1050’ battery module on board 10 newbuild vessels.