Latest Vessels & Shipyards News – Page 14

  • The ElMag system after five years of continuous operation (credit: Sembcorp Marine)
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    ULTRA LOW FREQUENCY CORROSION CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR STERN TUBES

    2021-03-24T12:58:00Z

    Semb-Eco is claiming a world-first with the development of an ultra low frequency corrosion control system for stern tubes which has undergone over five years of operational testing.

  • OHT’s newbuild: combining dynamic-positioning with huge transport and lift capacity.(credit: OHT).
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    A NEW TITAN FOR OFFSHORE WIND SECTOR

    2021-03-22T12:30:00Z

    Custom-designed to bring new scale and efficiency to the arduous work of transporting and installing the heaviest offshore wind turbine foundations, the 51,000dwt Alfa Lift has been floated out of her Chinese building dock, writes David Tinsley.

  • Høglund will manage the collaboration between different stakeholders during the conversion of the Hannah Kristina to dual-fuel operation.
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    Halliburton commissions LNG retrofit for RoRo combi carrier

    2021-03-15T11:49:00Z

    Halliburton AS, the oil fields service provider, has awarded Høglund Gas Solutions AS a turnkey contract to manage the conversion of a RoRo combination carrier to operate on LNG fuel.

  • The two 6,080dwt nThe two 6,080dwt newbuildings will be delivered from Bijlsma Shipyard at Lemmer in the Netherlands (pictured) between Q4 2021 and Q1 2022. (credit: Bijlsma Shipyard)ewbuildings will be delivered from Bijlsma Shipyard at Lemmer ...
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    SHORT-SEA FOCUS ON EFFICIENCY GAINS

    2021-03-15T10:41:00Z

    Dutch shipbuilding has reinforced its leading European position in short-sea vessel design and construction by way of a EUR 21 million (US$25m) contract for two 6,080dwt multi-purpose cargo vessels, writes David Tinsley.

  • AET Tankers signed a term charter with Shell for 3 x dual-fuel VLCCs  (credit: AET Tankers)
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    SHELL SIGNS CHARTERS FOR 10 x LNG-FUELLED VLCCS

    2021-03-12T13:28:00Z

    Shell has signed long-term charter agreements for ten newbuild LNG-fuelled very large crude carriers (VLCC). The ten vessels will be built at DSME in South Korea, with the first vessel scheduled to enter service in 2022.

  • The Mari4_YARD project is intended to develop and demonstrate cost-effective, reconfigurable, worker-centric tools including AR/MR, robotic exoskeletons and advanced robotic solutions (credit: Astilleros Nodosa)
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    TECHNOLOGY DRIVE FOR EU’s SMALLER YARDS

    2021-03-12T12:08:00Z

    A research project aimed at raising the competitiveness of Europe’s small and medium-sized (SME) shipyards has been launched with EU funding, writes David Tinsley.

  • Crystal Endeavor: part of MVW hopes for a restructured shipbuilding future
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    Trials for unique newbuild as MVW faces cutbacks

    2021-03-11T12:54:00Z

    Germany’s MV Werften (MVW) has completed sea trials on the first of an originally planned trio of unique Polar expedition cruise ships as Covid threatens the future of the shipbuilding group, writes Tom Todd.

  • Stena Bulk's InfinityMAX concept design is intended to be flexible in size and the commodities carried (credit: Stena Bulk)
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    ZERO-EMISSION, MODULAR SHIP DESIGN FOR STENA BULK

    2021-03-11T12:46:00Z

    Stena Bulk has unveiled its InfinityMAX concept design for a fuel cell hybrid ship with detachable modules that the company says represents a paradigm shift in bulk cargo transportation.

  • The earlier Ecobox generation shows its mettle in cargo scope. (credit: Symphony Shipping).
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    NEW VERSION OF VERSATILE ECOBOX CLASS

    2021-03-08T12:10:00Z

    Dutch design and German production are combined in a new project for geared, multi-purpose cargo vessel tonnage, writes David Tinsley.

  • The Maas will be retrofitted with a PEM fuel cell system and battery system at Holland Shipyards Group’s yard in Hardinxveld.
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    HOLLAND SHIPYARDS GROUP TO RETROFIT HYDROGEN SYSTEM ON INLAND CONTAINER SHIP

    2021-03-05T11:46:00Z

    Holland Shipyards Group will retrofit a zero-emissions hydrogen propulsion system on to the inland container ship Maas after months of energy profiling onboard the vessel undertaken by Future Proof Shipping.

  • Con-ro Matsonia, built by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego, and one of the few Jones Act mercantile completions in 2020.(credit: NASSCO).
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    CHANGING FORTUNES, NEW DIRECTIONS FOR US YARDS

    2021-03-02T18:19:00Z

    With builders starved of merchant vessel orders, the industry in the USA is addressing new areas of opportunity while sustaining US Navy programmes, writes David Tinsley.

  • Live Fish Carrier
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    Kongsberg designs Sølvtrans live fish carrier

    2021-03-02T11:00:00Z

    Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a NOK70m contract with Norwegian shipyard Myklebust Verft to design and equip a new Live Fish Carrier (LFC) for live fish transportation company Sølvtrans.

  • Dole Maya seen prior to launching at the Chengxi yard. (credit: CSSC).
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    BOXSHIP TONNAGE FOR US FRUIT TRADE

    2021-03-01T11:25:00Z

    Putting trade in US imports of fresh fruit and other perishable produce from Latin America on a new economic and environmental footing, Dole Food Company has taken delivery of the first of two Chinese-built refrigerated containerships, writes David Tinsley.

  • : Lloyd Werft – just last year but with busier docks than now.
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    Germany’s Lloyd Werft faces closure or sale

    2021-03-01T10:03:00Z

    Genting-owned Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven (LWB) is to close at the end of the year and local German shipbuilding group Rönner is among those interested in buying it, writes Tom Todd.

  • Further refinement and optimisation of versatile ro-ro/lo-lo capacity. (credit: Grimaldi).
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    GRIMALDI BOOSTS DEEPSEA RO-RO INVESTMENT

    2021-02-26T11:44:00Z

    Signalling yet another stage in the unerring renewal and development of the Grimaldi fleet, the Italian company has ordered six ro-ro multipurpose vessels for the West African trade in South Korea, writes David Tinsley.

  • The WITV will be built to ABS Class Photo: ABS
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    First Jones Act WTIV to be ABS Class

    2021-02-24T12:47:00Z

    The first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), a key vessel for the development of the United States offshore wind industry, will be built to ABS Class.

  • The Solid Sail solution in the Silenseas design proposal. (credit: Chantiers de l’Atlantique).
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    FRENCH SAIL SYSTEM MOVES UP A GEAR

    2021-02-22T12:15:00Z

    France’s leading shipbuilder is preparing the next stage in the technical validation necessary for the commercialisation of its sail-assist technology for large vessels, writes David Tinsley.

  • Another advanced offshore loader for the North Sea, the Altera Wave. (credit: Altera).
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    ECO SHUTTLE TANKER DESIGN MAKES MARK

    2021-02-18T10:17:00Z

    Continuous development in offshore tanker technology finds new expression in the latest addition to the Norwegian merchant marine, the 103,500dwt Altera Wave, writes David Tinsley.

  • UECC ceo Glenn Edvardsen noted that the newbuildings qualified for green financing from Svenska SkeppsHypotek (credit: UECC)
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    PEAK SHAVING EFFICIENCIES ON UECC HYBRID PCTC

    2021-02-15T16:48:00Z

    European ship operator United European Car Carriers (UECC) has successfully operated a pair of LNG-fuelled short-sea PCTCs since 2016. The company is now building a series of three further vessels that will be the first LNG battery hybrid PCTCs in the world.

  • At point of handover, HL Eco and HL Green. (credit: POSCO).
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    NEWCASTLEMAX TRANSITION TO LNG FUEL

    2021-02-15T16:32:00Z

    A seminal event in the move towards the use of LNG fuel in the deep-sea bulk trade lanes is signalled by the handover of two Korean-owned and -built vessels, writes David Tinsley.