Latest Vessels & Shipyards News – Page 7

  • Rendering of Wärtsilä Alternative Fuels Conversion platform for two-stroke engines aboard a container vessel with a Wärtsilä FGSS.

    Wärtsilä to launch 2-stroke conversion solution in Q1 2022


    Wärtsilä has confirmed that it plans to launch a commercial Two-Stroke Future Fuels Conversion solution in Q1 2022. The solution will draw on the technology company’s patented engine combustion technology platform to enable the fast and cost-effective conversion of two-stroke main engines to operate on clean-burning future fuels.

  • One of the vessels, Star Breeze, undergoing renovation in Palermo, with a new 25.6 metre section being added in the middle.

    Cruise vessel extension project concluded at Fincantieri


    A major project to renovate three Windstar cruise ships at Fincantieri’s yard in Palermo, Italy has been concluded. The conversion project included the extension of the vessels by 25 metres, and the upgrade of the vessels’ main movers and auxiliary engines. 

  • A new direction for US shipbuilding: a subsea rock installation vessel to be used in wind farm schemes.

    Offshore Wind Sector Generates US Order


    Carving a path into the US offshore wind market, Philly Shipyard has landed a $197 million contract for a subsea rock installation vessel.

  • Giuseppe Bono, the CEO of Fincantieri, Admiral Nicola Carlone of the Italian Coast Guard, and Paolo Duò, President of the Vittoria Shipyard, at the award ceremony in Rome on 15 November

    Italian Coast Guard awards 1+2 multi-role vessel tender to Fincantieri


    The Italian Coast Guard announced the award of a contract for the design and construction of an 85m long multi-role offshore unit to a joint venture between Fincantieri and Cantiere Navale Vittoria. The tender award includes an option for a further two vessels.

  • Damen opens Service Hub in Hamburg, Germany

    New Damen service hub in Hamburg to cover southern Baltic


    Damen Shipyards Group has announced that it is opening a new marine service hub outpost in Hamburg to cover the requirements of Germany, Denmark and Poland. The hub is the 15th in Damen’s regional hub network, which covers Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East, and Australia.

  • Seen on trials off the French coast, Wonder of the Seas is being readied for service next March

    Another Behemoth From Saint-Nazaire


    Premier French shipbuilder Chantiers de l’Atlantique has put down a new marker for the industry by constructing the world’s largest cruise vessel.

  • Services between the French mainland and Corsica will benefit from Visentini’s current newbuild

    Italian Yard Strengthens Ro-Pax Brand


    Europe’s most consistent builder of ro-pax tonnage, Cantiere Navale Visentini, has floated-out its longest and widest vessel to date. The 206m ferry ordered by French company Corsica Linea has been specified with LNG-fuelled propulsion and is expected to debut in the traffic between Marseilles and Ajaccio or Bastia for the ...

  • Royston has completed the overhaul of two diesel power plants on-board CS Sovereign

    Royston Completes Overhaul On Cable Layer


    Royston has completed diesel plant overhaul work onboard CS Sovereign, a Global Marine Group operated multi-role subsea cable installation and repair works vessel.

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    HyProp ECO propulsion solution for chemical tanker newbuildings


    Dingheng shipyard, the subsidiary of China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (CMJL), has ordered an integrated HyProp ECO propulsion package for four new Finnish/Swedish 1A ice class chemical tankers for Hamburg-based tanker operator, John T. Essberger.

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    QatarEnergy places LNG orders with Korean shipyards


    QatarEnergy has placed the first batch of LNG shipbuilding orders with Korean shipyards as part of its historic shipbuilding programme to meet future LNG carrier requirements.

  • Versatile trader Jal Kalpataru is of Mitsui’s neo66BC standard design

    Mitsui Shifts Focus From Shipbuilding


    Denoting a further stage in the restructure and consolidation of the Japanese shipbuilding industry, the final merchant vessel constructed under the Mitsui name has entered service on the Pacific.

  • Vertom’s new short-sea breed will debut next year

    Diesel-Electric Mode For Dutch Coasters


    A new generation of diesel-electric coasters ordered by Rotterdam-based Vertom Shipping from a domestic yard underscores the Netherlands’ position as the prime mover in revitalising the European short-sea sector.

  • Klaus Dahmcke Rasmussen, Head of Projects and PVU Sales at MAN PrimeServ

    Minding the gap: MAN ES bears down on LGIP conversion costs


    With the looming introduction of EEXI and CII rules from 2023 as well as Scope 3 emissions reporting, shipowners are taking a close interest in the economics of engine conversions.

  • The first of two unique MAN-powered shallow water boats under build at Tamsen

    Unique German Customs boats get MAN power


    Two unique shallow water patrol boats, the first of their kind for service with Germany’s customs authorities, will also be the first to be powered by compact, lightweight engines from MAN Energy Solutions.

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    Wärtsilä hybrid upgrade for Siem PSV


    Wärtsilä is to upgrade an 89 metre platform supply vessel owned by Siem Offshore Rederi for hybrid engine and battery propulsion.

  • Gas Vitality Naming Ceremony

    Naming Ceremony for France’s First LNG Bunker Vessel


    The 18,600m³ bunker vessel Gas Vitality has been officially named at a ceremony held at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in China. The vessel will be the first LNG bunker vessel to be based in France, and will be owned by Emerald Green Maritime, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL). ...

  • The Optimus represents the first reference for Damen's LGC 6000 LNG bunkering vessel design.

    New Elenger bunker vessel extends LNG bunker network to Gulf of Finland


    Estonian energy company Elenger has added ship-to-ship bunkering to its services, after taking delivery of its first bunker vessel in the port of Rotterdam. The 6,000m3 Optimus will be the first LNG bunkering vessel to operate in the Gulf of Finland, where it will meet increasing demand from LNG-fuelled vessels, ...

  • Høglund engineers at work in Norway

    Høglund awarded FGSS and automation contract for Sunrise Reliance feeder


    Høglund has been awarded the contract for the retrofit of an automation and Fuel Gas Supply System (FGSS) solution for United States shipping company Sunrise Reliance LLC.

  • Avenir Aspiration

    Another Link In Med LNG Supply Chain


    Avenir LNG has reached a new stage in its development of a fleet of dual-purpose, liquefied natural gas supply and bunkering tankers through the delivery from China of the 7,500m3-capacity Avenir Aspiration. 

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    Two new Kotug Rotortugs for BHP


    Two newbuild Kotug Rotortugs have arrived in Port Hedland in Australia.