Ships & Yards – Page 4

  • A new breed of ice-going bulker in the post-Panamax category.
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    High North Traders Built In China

    2022-02-25T10:49:00Z

    Construction of a flotilla of ice-strengthened, post-Panamax bulk carriers was completed towards the end of last year by Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI), boosting high-latitude trading capacity and underscoring Chinese shipbuilding versatility and market advance.

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    Environmental ship upgrades

    2022-02-21T17:36:00Z

    Hurtigruten Norway kicks off one of Europe’s biggest environmental upgrades

  • HGS and MAN Energy Solutions personnel pictured at the signing ceremony in Copenhagen
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    MAN and Hyundai cooperate on EEXI compliance

    2022-02-17T10:17:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with Hyundai Global Services to deliver its Overridable Power Limitation (OPL) solution to MAN B&W-branded low-speed engines manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industries Engine & Machinery Division (HHI-EMD).

  • The project will assess the feasibility of converting a P-MAX tanker into a 2,100 TEU capacity container vessel.
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    Concordia Maritime considers tanker to containership conversions

    2022-02-09T11:12:00Z

    Concordia Maritime has launched a technical design study together with Stena Teknik and a German consulting company to investigate the feasibility of converting and adapting a P-MAX tanker for container transportation.

  • Hovercraft ordered by Japan will be derivations of the design type used for Hovertravel’s Island Flyer and Solent Flyer (pictured in 2016).
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    Japan Opts For UK Hovercraft

    2022-02-09T10:42:00Z

    UK hovercraft technology and manufacture has been chosen to revive a high-speed passenger service in western Japan

  • The Nukumi will be the first single point loader to operate in Canada.
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    First diesel-electric Laker starts maiden voyage

    2022-02-02T11:45:00Z

    M/V Nukumi, the first diesel-electric laker, has departed on her maiden voyage.

  • Rendering of an MAN B&W 6G50ME-LGIM dual-fuel engine capable of burning methanol
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    MAN reaches milestone of 16 dual-fuel retrofits of low-speed engines

    2022-01-31T11:09:00Z

    MAN Energy Solutions has performed 16 dual-fuel retrofits of low-speed engines since 2015, saying the modular design of its conventionally fuelled, low-speed ME-C engine portfolio lends itself to extensive retrofit options for running on alternative green fuels.

  • Ulstein will provide the basic design for a hybrid offshore wind support vessel for the Chinese market.
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    Ulstein wins first Chinese contract for offshore wind ship design

    2022-01-31T10:58:00Z

    Ulstein Design & Solutions and Chinese shipyard ZPMC have signed a ship design contract for two types of Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for Shanghai Electric Windpower Group.

  • Furetank has signed a contract for a ninth vessel in the Vinga class of dual-fuel tankers with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard.
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    Furetank orders a further low-emission tanker

    2022-01-31T10:42:00Z

    Furetank has signed a contract for a new dual-fuel tanker, the ninth in its Vinga series.

  • Chinese-built for trans-Baltic passenger and freight traffic, the Aura Seaways.
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    Capacity Boost For Baltic Trade Bridge

    2022-01-28T11:39:00Z

    Copenhagen-based DFDS has commissioned its largest ro-pax ferry in terms of cargo capacity. The 230m Aura Seaways, constructed by Guangzhou Shipyard International, has arrived in the Baltic following passage from China and will be phased into service between Karlshamn (Sweden) and Klaipeda (Lithuania). 

  • The new WTIV design incorporates an innovative solution that eliminates relative motions between the barge and the vessel.
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    ABS Grants AiP to WTIV Integrated Feeder Barge with BargeRack

    2022-01-27T10:16:00Z

    American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to a coordinated design for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) in conjunction with a newly-developed BargeRack feeder barge system designed by Friede and Goldman (F&G).

  • The first of a series of three 49,900dwt methanol-ready MR tankers for Stena Bulk was launched in November 2021 at Guangzhou Shipyard International.
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    Stena and Proman offer methanol supply and retrofit solution

    2022-01-20T13:29:00Z

    A new joint venture company StenaProman is offering a turnkey solution for retrofitting existing engines for dual-fuel methanol operation

  • Rail ferry Iginia following load-out from the CIMAR yard on the Corno River
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    New Railship For Sicilian Link

    2022-01-17T10:33:00Z

    Despite the continual waxing and waning of the plan for a bridge across the Strait of Messina, reinvestment in the train ferry connection has gained momentum. November’s delivery of the 147m newbuild Iginia, modelled closely on a vessel completed in 2013 to serve the link between the southern tip of ...

  • Polar cruiser Viking Octantis displays distinctive lines crafted to maximise seakeeping performance, comfort and energy efficiency.
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    Viking Debut in Expedition Cruise Sector

    2022-01-14T11:21:00Z

    Norway-based VARD has delivered its largest vessel to date in the shape of the 205m, polar-going cruiseship Viking Octantis. Handed over just before Christmas at the group’s Soviknes yard near Aalesund, the diesel-electric newbuild has signalled Viking Cruises’ entry into the expedition-styled segment of the market.

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    Hybrid conversion for Gothenburg service ship

    2022-01-07T14:46:00Z

    A service ship operated by Northern Energy & Supply at the Port of Gothenburg in Sweden is to be converted to hybrid operation.

  • Eagle Campos was delivered to AET at Hyundai Heavy Industries on 5 January.
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    AET takes delivery of first of DP2 shuttle tanker series at HHI

    2022-01-07T13:16:00Z

    Malaysia-based tanker operator AET has taken delivery of Eagle Campos, the first of a series of three Suezmax DP2 shuttle tankers under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).

  • The hybrid ro-pax is under construction at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) in Korea.
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    HMD lays keel for Isle of Man hybrid ferry

    2022-01-04T11:45:00Z

    Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) held a keel laying ceremony on 24 December for a new hybrid Ro-Pax ordered for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IOMSP).

  • The Awajisan Maru offers increased earning capacity within Dunkirk parameters.
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    NEW DEVELOPMENT IN DUNKIRKMAX TYPE

    2022-01-04T11:00:00Z

    Testament to the Japanese propensity for continuous improvement, a further iteration of the Dunkirkmax-type bulk carrier has made its trading debut in the Pacific.

  • The new railships will bolster connections between Sakhalin and Vanino. Cross-strait connections with the Kuril Islands were boosted by the entry into service of newbuild passenger and cargo ferry Pavel Leonov in late 2021.
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    RAILSHIP RENEWAL IN RUSSIAN FAR EAST

    2022-01-04T10:55:00Z

    Much needed investment in the ferry line between the island of Sakhalin and the Russian mainland is taking form with the imminent completion of the first of two versatile newbuilds. 

  • The 1986-built Hebridean Isles is one of two ferries to be replaced by new ships on the Islay service
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    CALMAC FERRIES TO BE BUILT IN EUROPE

    2021-12-30T10:27:00Z

    Scotland’s premier ferry company plans to award its next, major shipbuilding contract to a non-UK yard. Detailed tenders for two vessels to serve the Islay route in the Hebrides have been invited by Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) from four builders in Poland, Romania and Turkey. The new ferries will be ...