Latest Vessels & Shipyards News – Page 13

  • President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan at the launch of the Azerbaijan at Baku Shipyard in December 2019 (credit: Baku Shipyard)
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    CASPIAN RAILSHIP SHOWS AZERBAIJAN INTENT

    2021-04-23T10:39:00Z

    Built in Baku to a Ukrainian design, Azerbaijan’s new ferry is central to the country’s logistic goals and testament to its advancing production capabilities.

  • The 26,000dwt SUL (Self Un Loader) Bulker is under construction at CSSC Chengxi Shipyard. (credit: CSL Group)
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    DIRECT ELECTRIC DRIVE PROPULSION SYSTEM CHOSEN FOR BULK CARRIER

    2021-04-21T16:20:00Z

    After over 60,000 hours of trouble-free operation for shipowner Polarcus, Berg Propulsion’s Twin Fin direct electric drive propulsion system has been chosen by CSL Group for their latest self unloading bulk carrier under construction in China.

  • HGK’s innovation and sustainability programme is gathering steam with new hybrids like Gas 94 – nearing completion at TeamCo.
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    Germans pioneer low-draught hybrid tankships

    2021-04-21T15:57:00Z

    HGK Shipping in Duisburg is building two innovative low-draught inland tankers of “pioneering” hybrid propulsion design and more are likely to follow, reports Tom Todd.

  • Royston has completed engine overhaul work onboard Stena Drilling's Stena DrillMax.
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    ROYSTON CONCLUDES SERVICE WORK ON STENA DRILLING ENGINE

    2021-04-19T12:56:00Z

    Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed engine overhaul work onboard Stena Drilling''s Stena DrillMax, one of the world’s most advanced drill ships.

  • UDP employs various classes of pushboats along the Danube (credit: UDP)
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    DUAL-FUEL PLAN FOR UKRAINE RIVER FLEET

    2021-04-16T12:16:00Z

    Belgian medium-speed manufacturer ABC Engines is poised to land a major export contract to refit inland waterway vessels with dual-fuel machinery, writes David Tinsley.

  • The new battery-hybrid vessels' design reflects experience gained during the conversion of 4,700dwt self-discharger Hagland Captain. (credit: Hagland Shipping)
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    HYBRID POWER FOR SELF-DISCHARGERS

    2021-04-16T10:58:00Z

    Norwegian short-sea self-discharger specialist Hagland Shipping has ordered a new generation of geared mini bulkers distinguished by a hybrid propulsion system, writes David Tinsley.

  • Tasmanian Government-owned TT-Line signed a contract with RMC on 15 April for two 48,000gt car and passenger ferries (credit: Rauma Marine Constructions)
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    TT-LINE REVERTS TO RMC FOR ROPAX CONTRACT

    2021-04-15T15:09:00Z

    Australian company TT-Line has inked contracts for two 48,000gt ro-pax ferries at Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC), scarcely eight months after withdrawing from a previous agreement.

  • Nobiskrug says it faces an uncertain future but sister yards are positive (Photo Nobiskrug)
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    Partner yards positive after Nobiskrug insolvency

    2021-04-14T21:52:00Z

    The two Kiel-based shipyard partners of Nobiskrug Werft say its insolvency will have” no negative impact” on their own activities, reports Tom Todd.

  • Windship Technology claims that 125,000dwt commercial vessels can achieve 30% fuel savings by using its three-wing aerofoil set. (credit: Windship Technology)
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    TANKERS AND BULKERS TARGETED FOR SAILS, SOLAR AND ONBOARD CO2 CAPTURE

    2021-04-09T11:04:00Z

    A diesel-electric ship design including solid aerofoils, solar panels, heat recovery and onboard CO2 capture is being developed for tankers and bulkers by British company Windship Technology. The company is currently working towards obtaining Approval in Principle for the design from DNV.

  • Harland & Wolff will use Inrotech's Inrotech-MicroTwin self-learning welding robot to streamline production (credit: Inrotech)
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    BELFAST YARD INVESTS IN ROBOTICS

    2021-04-09T10:32:00Z

    Underscoring the drive to re-enter the shipbuilding market, Harland & Wolff has installed a state-of-the-art welding robot at its Belfast yard, writes David Tinsley.

  • hydrogen vessel
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    First hydrogen cargo vessel on target

    2021-04-08T18:01:00Z

    European innovation project Flagships will deploy the world’s first commercial hydrogen-fuelled cargo transport vessel later this year.

  • HAV 588L rendering. (Image courtesy of HAV Design)
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    New hybrid wellboat order to set new environmental standards

    2021-04-08T12:52:00Z

    Turkish shipyard Sefine received a US$10.6 million (NOK90 million) order for an innovative hybrid wellboat in December 2020. The vessel will set new standards for environmental emissions, according to ship designer HAV Design.

  • Seaspan ordered 6 x 15,500 TEU containerships on 30 March. (credit: Seaspan Corp)
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    WINGD ENGINES FOR 13-STRONG 16,000 TEU SERIES

    2021-04-07T15:33:00Z

    China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) announced the order of 13 x 920mm-bore WinGD diesel engines in connection with the building of 13 × 16,000-teu containerships in a press release on 2 April.

  • SOV
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    VARD wins wind farm vessel contracts

    2021-04-06T16:48:00Z

    VARD will build three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for North Star Renewables in Scotland.

  • First cruise ship booked since Covid is a great signal for local shipbuilding, says Meyer.
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    Surprise new order bucks up troubled Meyer

    2021-03-31T16:24:00Z

    Troubled German shipyard Meyer Werft has clinched what it says is the first cruise ship newbuilding ordered worldwide since the start of the Covid pandemic – and the first digitally negotiated one, reports Germany Correspondent Tom Todd.

  • An earlier round of JFE fleet strengthening: the 7,000dwt King Fisher, one of two sisters built in 2013.
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    UK OWNER INVESTS IN COASTAL TANKER FLEET

    2021-03-29T13:30:00Z

    Diversified UK marine services group James Fisher has ordered two tankers specified with dual-fuel propulsion for its coastwise and short-sea trading operations, writes David Tinsley.

  • The first of the record-breaking generation for Wallenius SOL is due in the northern autumn. (credit: Knud E.Hansen).
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    WALLENIUS SOL RAISES ITS GAME IN BALTIC TRADE

    2021-03-29T13:07:00Z

    Sweden’s shipping industry is set to introduce the largest ro-ro freight vessels that combine the highest ice class rating with LNG-fuelled propulsion, writes David Tinsley.

  • F-500 type multi-purpose vessel deployed by dship Carriers. (courtesy of dship).
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    GROWING FLEET FOR HEAVY CARGO SPECIALIST

    2021-03-25T19:22:00Z

    Giving extra capacity to German acumen in heavy-lift shipping, dship Carriers is strengthening its fleet with multi-purpose vessels of the F-500 generation, writes David Tinsley.

  • Giving form to the next stage in the vigorous renewal and expansion of the Arklow fleet.
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    ARKLOW BOOKS FURTHER SHORT-SEA SERIES

    2021-03-25T18:05:00Z

    Ireland’s leading light in short-sea bulk cargo transportation, Arklow Shipping, has contracted a further series of newbuilds in the Netherlands, writes David Tinsley.

  • Imabari Shipbuilding formed a capital and business alliance with Japan Marine United (JMU) at the beginning of 2021.
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    LEADING PLAYERS TREAD NEW BUSINESS PATHS

    2021-03-24T18:02:00Z

    A new era in global shipbuilding is unfolding as forces unite within each of the three main shipbuilding nations, writes David Tinsley.