Vessels & Shipyards – Page 6

  • RT Imperieuse LR
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    Two new Kotug Rotortugs for BHP

    2021-10-22T09:49:00Z

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 'Nukumi'
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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.

  • K Line took delivery of its first LNG-fuelled PCTC Century Highway Green in March 2021.
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    K Line inks deal for 8 x LNG-fuelled 7,000 ceu PCTCs

    2021-09-23T10:16:00Z

    Japanese operator Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K Line) has ordered 8 x 7,000 ceu car carriers. The orders for the dual-fuel LNG-fuelled newbuildings have been placed with Nihon Shipyard and Shin Kurushima Dockyard in Japan and China Merchants Jinling Shipyard.

  • FSG adds an impressive €100 million order as it continues to rebuild.
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    FSG rallies again with €100 million LNG order

    2021-09-21T14:51:00Z

    A much-revived Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) has booked an order worth more than €100 million for a 43,100gt  RoRo ferry newbuild with LNG propulsion, writes Germany correspondent Tom Todd.

  • Hydra has been engineered for primary operation on liquefied hydrogen-fed fuel cells.
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    HYDROGEN FERRY FITS NORWEGIAN GREEN AGENDA

    2021-09-13T11:10:00Z

    Norway’s sustained, vigorous investment in the ferry fleet that is integral to its coastal highway infrastructure has provided a breeding ground for alternative and innovative powering systems, writes David Tinsley.

  • Ji Long Dao brings increased capacity, speed and comfort to the Bohai Strait crossing (credit: SDARI).
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    CHINA BOOSTS DOMESTIC RO-PAX FLEET

    2021-09-13T11:04:00Z

    China’s shipbuilding industry has reached a new milestone through the delivery in August of the fastest and most sophisticated ro-pax ferry in the national fleet, writes David Tinsley.

  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries received its first two orders for LPG-fuelled LPG/ammonia carriers in Q3 2021. (credit: KHI)
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    K Line books first LPG-fuelled LPG/ammonia carrier with KHI

    2021-09-07T14:44:14Z

    Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has agreed a contract with Kawasaki Heavy Industries for a 86,700 m3 LPG/ammonia carrier newbuilding. The dual-fuel newbuilding will be powered by an engine capable of operating on either LPG or VLSFO, the ship owner confirmed.

  • Maersk methanol vessels are under construction
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    ABS Class methanol vessels

    2021-09-07T12:34:00Z

    An innovative series of large container vessels capable of operating on carbon-neutral methanol are to be built to ABS Class.