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  • CSHI has awarded Kongsberg Maritime the contract to design and equip two CSOVs for Awind
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    CMHI awards contracts for Awind CSOVs

    2021-06-11T11:42:00Z

    China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) has awarded the contracts for the design of two construction service operation vessels (CSOV) for Norway-based shipowner Awind AS. The contract also includes the supply of a power and propulsion package along with navigation, automation, deck machinery equipment and control systems.

  • The ‘Nexans Aurora’ Photo: Ulstein Verft
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    Nexans flagship delivers on time

    2021-06-10T13:59:00Z

    The final milestone in the Aurora construction endeavour has been reached with the delivery from Ulstein Verft of the Nexans’ flagship DP3 cable lay vessel.

  • R/V David Packard. (Image credit Glosten © 2021 MBARI)
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    ABB to supply digital and electric package for MBARI research vessel

    2021-06-08T13:21:00Z

    ABB has been selected to supply a package of electric and digital solutions for a new research vessel for California-based Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). The package includes the first installation of ABB''s Onboard DC Grid™ power system platform aboard a research vessel.

  • Algoma Innovator, a Croatian-built example of an Equinox self-unloading Laker. (credit: Algoma).
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    ANOTHER SELF-UNLOADER FOR ALGOMA

    2021-06-07T09:28:00Z

    Canadian owner Algoma Central Corporation has placed a further order in China for a self-unloading bulk carrier to trade on the Great Lakes and St Lawrence Seaway system, writes David Tinsley.

  • A low-carbon, lower cost Pacific island transport solution (credit: VPLP Design).
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    SAILS FOR PACIFIC INTER-ISLAND TRADER

    2021-06-03T17:36:00Z

    A sail-assisted cargo vessel to ply Pacific inter-island routes is set to be ordered by Singapore-based Swire Shipping, writes David Tinsley.

  • Damen UK Service Hub will rebuild and refurbish the seals, shaft, and propeller of 42/07 HMC Valiant for the UK Border Force
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    DAMEN TO OPEN UK MARINE SERVICE CENTRE

    2021-06-02T12:50:00Z

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced that it is expanding its marine service hub network to the UK, with the opening of a new Southampton Hub.

  • Berlin pledges more cash credits as Crystal Endeavor heads for hand-over. (Photo MV Werften).
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    Crystal Endeavor lauded as Berlin ups MVW credit

    2021-06-01T09:58:00Z

    Germany’s unique 20,200gt polar expedition cruise ship Crystal Endeavor is said to have far exceeded technical specifications during its final Baltic sea-trials, writes Tom Todd.

  • Arvik I builds on Fednav’s expertise in developing ships to serve remote mining operations in the Canadian Arctic (credit: SR Photography).
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    CANADIAN FLEET GAINS NEW ARCTIC BULKER

    2021-05-28T15:52:00Z

    A new Polar Class 4 icebreaking bulk carrier is set to enter the year-round trade to northern Canada’s Hudson Strait in support of Glencore’s Raglan nickel mine, writes David Tinsley.

  • Astilleros Gondan launched the first of two 'hydrogen-ready' CSOVs on 26 May (credit: Astilleros Gondan)
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    Astilleros Gondan launches 'hydrogen-ready' CSOV

    2021-05-27T13:32:00Z

    The first of a pair of ''hydrogen-ready'' commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) was launched from Spanish shipyard Astilleros Gondan on 26 May.

  • Efficient new workhorse whose size belies technological intensity. (credit: Rohde Nielsen).
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    DREDGERS CRAFTED TO GIVE COMPETITIVE EDGE

    2021-05-26T12:29:00Z

    Scandinavia’s largest independent dredging contractor is bolstering its fleet with two compact, yet highly sophisticated vessels incorporating diesel-electric hybrid power, writes David Tinsley.

  • Fincantieri and Comau plan to develop and manufacture an anthropomorphic welding robot with a remote control tracked vehicle for shipyards. (credit: Fincantieri)
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    Fincantieri to co-develop steel-welding robot technology

    2021-05-25T12:22:00Z

    Fincantieri has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Italy-based robotics specialist Comau to develop prototypes of robotized steel welding solutions.

  • The new 42,200dwt handysize bulker built by Tsuneishi. (credit: Tsuneishi Shipbuilding).
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    TSUNEISHI DELIVERS FIRST OF NEW HANDYMAX BULKER RANGE

    2021-05-24T14:36:00Z

    Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd has delivered the first vessel of a new upgraded Handymax type, the TESS42. The vessel was delivered to the customer at Tsuneishi’s Zhoushan shipyard in Zhejiang, China on 13 May, the company announced.

  • A dual-fuel bitumen/oil product tanker to be built by Wuhu. (image credit: FKAB).
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    Chinese yard wins another bitumen carrier order

    2021-05-24T12:12:00Z

    Chinese shipbuilder Wuhu Shipyard has won a contract for the construction of a bitumen carrier for a Canadian customer, bolstering its position in the specialised tanker market.

  • Cote d’Opale, the Chinese-built E-Flexer for DFDS charter. (credit: Stena RoRo).
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    COMPETITION INTENSIFIES ON CHANNEL ROUTES

    2021-05-24T10:46:00Z

    Raising its game on the English Channel, DFDS is poised to introduce a newly-built E-Flexer type ro-pax ferry to the Dover/Calais route, writes David Tinsley.

  • EEDI Phase 3-compliant 100,000dwt bulkers built by Oshima. (credit: Oldendorff Carriers).
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    OSHIMA SHIPBUILDING ADAPTS BULKER DESIGNS TO EEDI PHASE 3

    2021-05-20T12:20:00Z

    Prolific Japanese constructor of bulk carriers, Oshima Shipbuilding, has readied its design portfolio to meet Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) Phase 3 criteria, writes David Tinsley.

  • Norsepower has signed an agreement to offer its Rotor Sail auxiliary wind propulsion system via Newport Maritime Services' online portal (credit: Newport Maritime Services)
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    Newport Shipping to offer turnkey Norsepower retrofit via app

    2021-05-19T10:49:00Z

    Newport Shipping is to offer customers of its NMS online repair and retrofit booking platform access to Norsepower''s auxiliary wind propulsion system after agreeing a partnership agreement with the Helsinki-based firm.

  • The keel-laying of the ‘MS Finneco II’ Photo: Finnlines
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    Keel laid for Finnlines’ second hybrid RoRo

    2021-05-17T11:11:00Z

    Finnlines’ newbuilding programme has progressed to budget and schedule with all three new ultra-green RoRo vessels in the production phase and the laying of the keel of the second RoRo at the Nanjang Jinling shipyard on 12 May 2021.

  • The new Conversion Optionality Study will focus on the financial risks and climate related financial disclosure risks connected with converting existing vessels to zero carbon fuels
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    Techno-economic study to assess case for alt fuel conversions

    2021-05-14T14:55:00Z

    An industry consortium has launched a ‘Conversion Optionality Study’ to assess the techno-economic, environmental and financial case for converting existing vessels to zero carbon fuels and -technology.

  • MSCL’s new passenger ferry being assembled right on the shoreline of Lake Victoria. (© OSK-ShipTech A/S)
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    OSK-ShipTech to support Great Lakes passenger ferry project in East Africa

    2021-05-14T13:08:00Z

    Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech has signed a contract to provide Owner’s Assistance and local assembly supervision of a new passenger ferry currently being assembled in Tanzania.

  • NETSCo and Keppel AmFELS are developing Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) designs. (credit: NETSCo)
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    WINDFARM PROJECTS SPUR NEWBUILD BUSINESS

    2021-05-14T11:37:00Z

    South Korea’s adaptive shipbuilding industry has landed a major export deal in the rising market for offshore windfarm construction vessels, writes David Tinsley.