Latest Vessels & Shipyards News – Page 8

  • Record-breaking double-enders are due to ply the Strait of Dover in 2023.
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    Game Changers For Dover/Calais Run

    2021-10-20T10:44:00Z

    Tailored to the shortest and busiest crossing on the English Channel, the new ro-pax generation taking shape for P&O Ferries promises to be a standard bearer for service dependability, cost efficiency and environmental compatibility.

  • Kongsberg Maritime inks MoU with China Merchants Industry
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    Kongsberg Maritime and CMI ink MoU to develop more sustainable solutions for shipowners

    2021-10-19T14:20:00Z

    Kongsberg Maritime and China Merchants Industry sign a new Memorandum of Understanding to develop more sustainable solutions for shipowners.

  • The new LNG carrier will join the fleet of next generation LNG carriers for Maran Gas, which will be designed to be the lowest emission LNG carriers in service.
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    GE Power to provide SeaGreen PTO for Maran Gas LNG carrier

    2021-10-19T11:30:00Z

    GE Power Conversion will supply a power take off system for an LNG carrier to be built by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). The carrier will be completed in 2023.

  • At the top of the world: Le Commandant Charcot.
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    Extending Year-Round Polar Odysseys

    2021-10-19T11:02:03.197Z

    A newly-built, French-owned expedition cruise ship has become the first vessel of her type to reach the geographic North Pole.

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    RMC builds tailor-made hall for Finnish navy

    2021-10-14T10:47:00Z

    Rauma Marine Constructions is preparing for the Finnish Navy’s Squadron 2020 project by building a new multipurpose construction hall at Rauma shipyard.

  • Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem – Group Chairman & CEO, DP World, with Wayne Jones OBE – Chief Sales Officer, MAN Energy Solutions.
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    MAN ES inks deal with DP World to deepen collaboration

    2021-10-13T11:14:27Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has deepened its existing relationship with DP World by signing a cooperation agreement. The agreement covers a range of decarbonisation related technologies and is scheduled to run for a minimum of five years.

  • The changing face of European short-sea shipping. (credit: AtoB@C Shipping).
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    INDIAN YARD LANDS HYBRID COASTER SERIES

    2021-10-11T13:22:15Z

    A versatile class of north European short-sea trader, offering a major reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, has augmented the workload of Indian shipbuilder Chowgule & Co, writes David Tinsley.

  • Serco and Damen Shipyards collaborated in the construction of Australian icebreaking research vessel Nuyina.
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    DESIGN BID FOR UK REPLENISHMENT SHIPS

    2021-10-11T13:08:27Z

    Foreign-owned companies figure prominently among the competition for the UK’s planned new series of naval replenishment vessels, writes David Tinsley.

  • Kotug is supplying two rotor tugs for Perenco Oil & Gas Photo: Kotug
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    Kotug to supply tugs for Perenco

    2021-10-11T11:52:00Z

    Kotug International has won a long-term contract with Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon to provide towage support for its operations off Port Gentil, Gabon.

  • Damen’s new crew change vessel is ready for proof of concept trials Photo: Damen
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    New Damen crew supplier completes sea trials

    2021-10-08T11:15:00Z

    After five years of research, design, engineering and construction, the first of Damen’s Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011 class has completed sea trials off the Turkish coast and is set to begin the passage to the Netherlands.

  • Built for heavy-duty work: new train ferry Cherokee for US/Mexico service.
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    US REINVESTS IN GULF RAILFERRY LINK

    2021-10-06T16:09:01Z

    Traffic flows between North America and Mexico will benefit from a new generation of train ferries built in China, writes David Tinsley.

  • Mr. Song Wei, R&D Deputy Director of Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding expects commercial offering of the new LNG carrier design to begin from Q1 2022
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    LNG CARRIER DESIGN FOR EVOLVING CII RATINGS EXPECTED EARLY 2022

    2021-10-06T15:45:56Z

    Shipowners will need to be ready to meet the evolving requirements of the IMO’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) to ensure their assets remain viable, and a new LNG carrier design is under development that offers that long-term flexibility without the need for speed reduction.

  • Vard is supplying three vessels to Norwind Offshore Photo: Fincantieri
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    Vard in three ship deal with Norwind Offshore

    2021-10-04T14:20:00Z

    Specialist designer and Fincantieri subsidiary, Vard, has secured contracts for the design and construction of two commissioning service operations vessels for Norwind Offshore with the option for an additional two./p>

  • Nornickel, Rosatom and Far Eastern Shipbuilding & Ship Repair Center (FESRC) will design and construct an LNG-fuelled escort icebreaker to replace Finnish-built Taimyr (pictured).
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    DUAL-FUEL BREAKER FOR ARCTIC SEAWAY

    2021-10-04T13:22:18Z

    A new icebreaker powered by dual-fuel machinery is planned to support traffic generated by a major industrial player in the Russian Arctic, writes David Tinsley.

  • ‘National Geographic Resolution’ joins sister ship ‘National Geographic Endurance’ for exploring the Antarctic in luxury Photo: Ulstein Verft
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    Second polar vessel for Lindblad

    2021-10-01T14:03:00Z

    Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has taken delivery of a new expedition cruise ship from Ulstein Verft, marking the official completion of the line’s next polar new build.

  • The ‘Avemar Dos’ has had an mtu revamp Photo: Rolls-Royce
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    Rolls-Royce mtu revamp for Spanish catamaran

    2021-09-30T14:30:00Z

    Rolls-Royce's new mtu engines, new mtu ship automation system, and new mtu Go! tool for remote service have been used to future-proof the high-speed catamaran Avemar Dos run by Spanish operator Balearia.

  • The propeller retrofit, along with improved performance at slower speeds, is expected to result in double-digit fuel savings.
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    Propulsion system optimisation produced double-digit fuel savings

    2021-09-30T10:23:00Z

    A recent retrofit to optimize a container ship’s propeller blade design has brought performance and fuel efficiency gains.

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    Bespoke self-unloader for vital trade

    2021-09-28T11:42:00Z

    Canadian shipping’s high profile in the self-discharging bulk carrier stakes has found new expression in an innovative vessel nearing completion at a Chinese yard, writes David Tinsley.

  • Fjord FSTR boosts capacity and capability in the Norway/Denmark traffic. (credit: Austal Philippines).
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    FAST CAT SETS PHILIPPINES BUILD RECORD

    2021-09-27T11:22:00Z

    Constructed in the Philippines to Australian blueprints, Fjord Line’s high-speed, catamaran ro-pax ferry gives a new edge to competition on the Skagerrak, writes David Tinsley.

  • Harland & Wolff's owners InfraStrata confirmed that the Appledore site in Devon was fully operational in August 2021, little over 2 years after its closure in 2019
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    UK YARDS: BUILDING VALUE FROM RETAINED STRENGTHS

    2021-09-23T11:11:15Z

    Despite the UK’s unheralded prowess in fulfilling the most technologically-complex naval vessel projects, the erosion of commercial shipbuilding capability and trade skills since the 1980s means pragmatism and long-term thinking must underpin any bid to revitalise the sector, writes David Tinsley.