Latest Vessels & Shipyards News – Page 9

  • 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.

  • Cargo carrying flexibility is at the heart of the nascent Hanse Eco breed. (credit: Arkon/RHAS).
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    INVESTING IN A RESILIENT SHORT-SEA FLEET

    2021-08-12T07:29:00Z

    Over recent years, Europe’s short-sea shipping and trading community has demonstrated a growing belief in innovative but practical design as the basis for future competitiveness and business development, writes David Tinsley.

  • Austal’s latest high speed catamaran ferry will be constructed by Austal Vietnam for The Degage Group of French Polynesia. (Image: Austal Limited)
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    Austal wins Polynesia catamaran order

    2021-08-11T14:00:00Z

    Aluminium shipbuilding specialist Austal has been awarded the contract to build a high-speed catamaran ferry for The Groupe Degage of French Polynesia.

  • Svitzer ‘Port Said 1’ in operation Photo: Svitzer
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    Svitzer extends Suez tug contract

    2021-08-11T11:23:00Z

    Towage provider Svitzer has extended its current contract with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) to include two additional tugs.

  • The ‘Freesia’ Photo: IRClass
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    Approval for 2nd livestock carrier conversion

    2021-08-11T11:19:00Z

    The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has completed the classification of a 9589GT, seven deck vehicle carrier to a livestock carrier owned by Etab Shipping.

  • Oshima’s latest wood chip carrier for MOL will provide a transportation volume of 4.3 million ft3.
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    Oshima delivers next-gen wood chip carrier

    2021-08-10T15:38:00Z

    Oshima Shipbuilding delivered the latest 4.3m ft3 wood chip carrier to Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), according to a company statement released today.

  • Italian-built for a company set on expansion, the MSC Seashore. (credit: Fincantieri).
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    LATEST CRUISE VESSEL SETS STANDARD FROM ITALY

    2021-08-06T11:03:00Z

    Italian shipbuilding capability in the capital-intensive vessel stakes has been underscored by the industry’s largest delivery to date, that of the 170,400gt MSC Seashore, writes David Tinsley.

  • Vard is designing and constructing two CSOVs Photo: Vard
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    Vard signs CSOV contract

    2021-08-06T10:58:00Z

    Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard has signed a contract, estimated at €100 million, for the design and construction of two construction service operations vessels (CSOV), with an option for a further two.

  • Pella Sietas: confident of the future but stymied by “liquidity bottlenecks” and silting problems.
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    Insolvent but confident Pella Sietas goes back to work

    2021-08-06T10:43:00Z

    Normal work has resumed at the insolvent but still busy Hamburg shipyard Pella Sietas after it was announced that complaints of unpaid wages were being settled and new investors sought, reports Tom Todd.

  • Long, lean and highly-powered Hamayu for long-haul Japanese coastal service. (credit: S.Katsuragi/MarineTraffic.com)
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    FAST RO-PAX FERRIES FOR JAPANESE COAST

    2021-08-03T12:34:00Z

    Japan’s long-distance, home-grown coastal ferry fleet has been augmented by two exceptionally fast ro-pax vessels, employing multi-engine, medium-speed diesel power, writes David Tinsley.

  • The 219-metre long Vasco da Gama during dry docking at Lisnave Shipyards in 2021.
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    SCR RETROFIT HELPS CRUISE VESSEL COMPLY WITH TIER III RULES

    2021-08-02T10:13:00Z

    Faced with introduction of tighter emissions regulations, shipowner Mystic Ocean decided to commission a study to assess how the 27-year old cruise vessel Vasco da Gama could meet the latest standards until the early 2030s and beyond.

  • NJORD is the first of its kind for Meyer and part of efforts to up capacity utilisation  (Photo: Meyer Werft)
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    LNG newbuild is important for Meyer recovery

    2021-08-02T10:01:00Z

    Germany’s Meyer Werft has detailed a unique order for an 84,800 gt LNG-fuelled residence ship and said it was “urgently needed” to help improve the troubled yard’s future capacity utilisation, writes Tom Todd.