Latest Vessels & Shipyards News – Page 5

  • K Line took delivery of its first LNG-fuelled PCTC Century Highway Green in March 2021.
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    K Line inks deal for 8 x LNG-fuelled 7,000 ceu PCTCs

    2021-09-23T10:16:00Z

    Japanese operator Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line) has ordered 8 x 7,000 ceu car carriers. The orders for the dual-fuel LNG-fuelled newbuildings have been placed with Nihon Shipyard and Shin Kurushima Dockyard in Japan and China Merchants Jinling Shipyard.

  • FSG adds an impressive €100 million order as it continues to rebuild.
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    FSG rallies again with €100 million LNG order

    2021-09-21T14:51:00Z

    A much-revived Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) has booked an order worth more than €100 million for a 43,100gt  RoRo ferry newbuild with LNG propulsion, writes Germany correspondent Tom Todd.

  • Hydra has been engineered for primary operation on liquefied hydrogen-fed fuel cells.
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    HYDROGEN FERRY FITS NORWEGIAN GREEN AGENDA

    2021-09-13T11:10:00Z

    Norway’s sustained, vigorous investment in the ferry fleet that is integral to its coastal highway infrastructure has provided a breeding ground for alternative and innovative powering systems, writes David Tinsley.

  • Ji Long Dao brings increased capacity, speed and comfort to the Bohai Strait crossing (credit: SDARI).
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    CHINA BOOSTS DOMESTIC RO-PAX FLEET

    2021-09-13T11:04:00Z

    China’s shipbuilding industry has reached a new milestone through the delivery in August of the fastest and most sophisticated ro-pax ferry in the national fleet, writes David Tinsley.

  • Maersk methanol vessels are under construction
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    ABS Class methanol vessels

    2021-09-07T12:34:00Z

    An innovative series of large container vessels capable of operating on carbon-neutral methanol are to be built to ABS Class.

  • The ‘Viking Lady’ Photo: Eidesvik
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    Retrofit project to help reduce emissions

    2021-09-06T11:58:00Z

    Eidesvik and Aker BP have launched a new joint technology project aiming to reduce emissions from existing supply vessels by at least 70%.

  • The 228m drillship Stena Carron
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    ENGINE OVERHAUL ON DRILL SHIP CONCLUDED AT SEA

    2021-09-02T10:05:00Z

    Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has assisted in the overhaul of diesel power plant onboard the Stena Drilling operated drillship Stena Carron as it sailed while on passage.

  • A trilateral agreement to support the creation of a ship repair complex centred around Zvezda was signed on 1 September.
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    Sovcomflot and Novatek to support development of ship repair cluster at Zvezda

    2021-09-01T20:32:00Z

    The development of a ship repair cluster centred around the Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex in Russia’s Far East was announced on 1 September, when Sovcomflot and Novatek signed a multilateral agreement with Rosneft's subsidiary, FESRC, committing the three parties to the objective.

  • The 205m-long GASVESSEL concept design features 3m diameter CNG tubes arranged vertically.
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    LIGHTWEIGHT CNG TANKS FOR SPECIALIST CLASS OF SHIPS

    2021-09-01T17:55:00Z

    A new containment system and a class of vessel suited to the short-medium distance transport of natural gas from offshore production and storage facilities has been developed as part of the EU-funded GASVESSEL project.

  • The Kvarken Link ferry project will have wider relevance for the maritime industry, acting as a technology demonstrator linked to Wartsila’s Smart Technology Hub. (credit: RMC/Antti Lehto).
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    TOUGH CRITERIA FOR BOTHNIAN FERRY

    2021-09-01T17:27:00Z

    One of the last bastions of short-sea ro-ro ferry production in Europe is poised to hand over a complex newbuild designed for northern Baltic service and featuring a hybrid electric power and propulsion solution, writes David Tinsley.

  • Clean lines: the hull shape of the new LNG-fuelled Lady M series was optimised by using CFD calculations. (credit: Conoship).
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    NEW BREED OF DUTCH SHORT-SEA TRADER

    2021-09-01T17:04:00Z

    Denoting deeper commitment to the European short-sea sector, the first of a new series of dual-fuel, multipurpose cargo vessels for Dutch operator Wijnne Barends has been launched in China, writes David Tinsley.

  • Tallink’s 'Megastar' will be retrofitted for shoreside connectivity Photo: ABB
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    ABB shore connection retrofit for ferry

    2021-08-27T10:43:00Z

    ABB is to retrofit a Tallink shuttle vessel with its shore connection solution for quiet and emission-free overnight layovers whilst at port in Tallinn.

  • The HMCS Margaret Brooke (front) was delivered on 15 July. The third Harry DeWolf-class vessel (back) will be launched in autumn 2021. (credit: Irving Shipbuilding Inc.)
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    RCN ICE PATROL VESSEL PROGRAMME PICKS UP PACE

    2021-08-25T15:56:00Z

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) took delivery of the second of Canada’s Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) programme, the future HMCS Margaret Brooke, from Irving Shipbuilding Inc., in July 2021.

  • Gifico’s new fishing vessel, Ginneton, will operate with a Wärtsilä 32 main engine and other Wärtsilä solutions. (Copyright: Karstensens Shipyard)
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    Wärtsilä propulsion solutions for newbuild fishing vessels

    2021-08-24T13:00:00Z

    Danish ship builder Karstensens Shipyard has selected Wärtsilä as the main propulsion supplier for two new fishing vessels.

  • The 2,100 teu newbuilding will join 3,596 teu Vistula Maersk (pictured) in service in Maersk-owned Sealand Europe’s feeder connection between Northern Europe and Gulf of Bothnia ports.
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    HHI lands 8+4 methanol-fuelled 16,000 teu order from Maersk

    2021-08-24T11:35:00Z

    A.P. Moller-Maersk has placed an order with Hyundai Heavy industries for 8 x 16,000 teu container vessel newbuildings. The order for the dual-fuel methanol-fuelled newbuildings, which will be operated on carbon neutral methanol, includes an option for a further 4 vessels.

  • USNS John Lewis, after launching in January this year. (credit: General Dynamics).
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    GERMAN KNOW-HOW FOR US FLEET OILERS

    2021-08-23T10:29:00Z

    US production of powerful German-designed medium-speed diesel machinery has been boosted by investment in a new flotilla of naval replenishment tankers, writes David Tinsley.

  • Deltamarin is designing three new E-Flexers Photo: Deltamarin
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    Deltamarin to design three new E-Flexers

    2021-08-20T12:36:00Z

    Deltamarin has signed design contracts with China Merchants Jinling shipyard (Weihai) for the complete design of three Stena E-Flexer RoPax vessels.

  • Royston has completed the rapid turnaround of service work on diesel power plant systems onboard a Global Offshore-operated OSV
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    ROYSTON CONCLUDES SERVICE WORK ON GLOBAL OFFSHORE OSV

    2021-08-18T11:20:00Z

    Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed the rapid turnaround of service work on diesel power plant systems onboard the Global Offshore operated offshore support vessel Global Symphony.

  • Damen is building the first Shoalbuster with ice class Photo: Damen Shipyards Group
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    Damen to build first ice class Shoalbuster

    2021-08-16T12:40:00Z

    Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Fairplay Towage Polska for the delivery of a Shoalbuster 2711 ICE for use in diverse operations in the Baltic and North seas, including in the offshore wind industry.

  • Versatile addition to the Italian fleet, cableship Leonardo da Vinci.(credit: Prysmian Group).
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    BROAD CANVAS FOR NEW CABLE LAYER

    2021-08-16T10:24:00Z

    Offering the highest cable laying capacity in the market, the newly-delivered 171m Leonardo da Vinci is set to cut her teeth on the construction of the UK/Denmark electrical interconnector, writes David Tinsley.