Vessels & Shipyards – Page 10

  • SAAM Towage has taken delivery of a new RAmparts 2400SX class tugboat from Sanmar, destined for service in Peru
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    New high-performance tug for SAAM service at Port of Callao

    2021-04-30T13:55:00Z

    A new high-performance tug has been handed over to SAAM Towage. The tugboat, designed by Canadian naval architects Robert Allan Ltd, will enter service at the Port of Callao, as part of the world’s third largest operator''s new service in Peru.

  • Philly Shipyard will receive $720,000 under the Small Shipyard scheme to revive its apprentice training scheme (credit: Philly Shipyard)
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    FUNDING BOOST TO SMALLER US YARDS

    2021-04-30T13:00:00Z

    Grants totalling nearly US$20 million have been authorised for improvement schemes at smaller shipyard companies throughout the USA, writes David Tinsley.

  • The impressive multi-purpose LNG newbuild Atair goes into action for Hamburg’s BSH..
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    German research flagship Atair enters service

    2021-04-29T14:48:00Z

    Five years in the making, Germany’s unique new €113.8 million government-owned LNG research all-rounder Atair has finally entered service, writes Tom Todd.

  • Sixth of eight from Kure: the 3,055TEU Wan Hai 327 (credit: Wan Hai Lines).
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    TAIWAN LINE DRIVES BOXSHIP FLEET EXPANSION

    2021-04-28T13:39:00Z

    A new Japanese-built generation optimised for east Asian container trade is entering service with ambitious Wan Hai Lines, writes David Tinsley.

  • NYK Group’s newbuild, a rare example of a Japanese order at a European yard. (credit: Meyer Werft).
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    TENSION IN THE GERMAN MARITIME CHAIN

    2021-04-28T13:36:00Z

    Preparations for business revival and redirection after the collapse of cruise tourism are central to endeavours by shipbuilders in the Federal Republic, writes David Tinsley.

  • President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan at the launch of the Azerbaijan at Baku Shipyard in December 2019 (credit: Baku Shipyard)
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    CASPIAN RAILSHIP SHOWS AZERBAIJAN INTENT

    2021-04-23T10:39:00Z

    Built in Baku to a Ukrainian design, Azerbaijan’s new ferry is central to the country’s logistic goals and testament to its advancing production capabilities.

  • The 26,000dwt SUL (Self Un Loader) Bulker is under construction at CSSC Chengxi Shipyard. (credit: CSL Group)
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    DIRECT ELECTRIC DRIVE PROPULSION SYSTEM CHOSEN FOR BULK CARRIER

    2021-04-21T16:20:00Z

    After over 60,000 hours of trouble-free operation for shipowner Polarcus, Berg Propulsion’s Twin Fin direct electric drive propulsion system has been chosen by CSL Group for their latest self unloading bulk carrier under construction in China.

  • HGK’s innovation and sustainability programme is gathering steam with new hybrids like Gas 94 – nearing completion at TeamCo.
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    Germans pioneer low-draught hybrid tankships

    2021-04-21T15:57:00Z

    HGK Shipping in Duisburg is building two innovative low-draught inland tankers of “pioneering” hybrid propulsion design and more are likely to follow, reports Tom Todd.

  • Royston has completed engine overhaul work onboard Stena Drilling's Stena DrillMax.
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    ROYSTON CONCLUDES SERVICE WORK ON STENA DRILLING ENGINE

    2021-04-19T12:56:00Z

    Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed engine overhaul work onboard Stena Drilling''s Stena DrillMax, one of the world’s most advanced drill ships.

  • UDP employs various classes of pushboats along the Danube (credit: UDP)
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    DUAL-FUEL PLAN FOR UKRAINE RIVER FLEET

    2021-04-16T12:16:00Z

    Belgian medium-speed manufacturer ABC Engines is poised to land a major export contract to refit inland waterway vessels with dual-fuel machinery, writes David Tinsley.

  • The new battery-hybrid vessels' design reflects experience gained during the conversion of 4,700dwt self-discharger Hagland Captain. (credit: Hagland Shipping)
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    HYBRID POWER FOR SELF-DISCHARGERS

    2021-04-16T10:58:00Z

    Norwegian short-sea self-discharger specialist Hagland Shipping has ordered a new generation of geared mini bulkers distinguished by a hybrid propulsion system, writes David Tinsley.

  • Tasmanian Government-owned TT-Line signed a contract with RMC on 15 April for two 48,000gt car and passenger ferries (credit: Rauma Marine Constructions)
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    TT-LINE REVERTS TO RMC FOR ROPAX CONTRACT

    2021-04-15T15:09:00Z

    Australian company TT-Line has inked contracts for two 48,000gt ro-pax ferries at Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC), scarcely eight months after withdrawing from a previous agreement.

  • Nobiskrug says it faces an uncertain future but sister yards are positive (Photo Nobiskrug)
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    Partner yards positive after Nobiskrug insolvency

    2021-04-14T21:52:00Z

    The two Kiel-based shipyard partners of Nobiskrug Werft say its insolvency will have” no negative impact” on their own activities, reports Tom Todd.

  • Windship Technology claims that 125,000dwt commercial vessels can achieve 30% fuel savings by using its three-wing aerofoil set. (credit: Windship Technology)
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    TANKERS AND BULKERS TARGETED FOR SAILS, SOLAR AND ONBOARD CO2 CAPTURE

    2021-04-09T11:04:00Z

    A diesel-electric ship design including solid aerofoils, solar panels, heat recovery and onboard CO2 capture is being developed for tankers and bulkers by British company Windship Technology. The company is currently working towards obtaining Approval in Principle for the design from DNV.

  • Harland & Wolff will use Inrotech's Inrotech-MicroTwin self-learning welding robot to streamline production (credit: Inrotech)
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    BELFAST YARD INVESTS IN ROBOTICS

    2021-04-09T10:32:00Z

    Underscoring the drive to re-enter the shipbuilding market, Harland & Wolff has installed a state-of-the-art welding robot at its Belfast yard, writes David Tinsley.

  • hydrogen vessel
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    First hydrogen cargo vessel on target

    2021-04-08T18:01:00Z

    European innovation project Flagships will deploy the world’s first commercial hydrogen-fuelled cargo transport vessel later this year.

  • HAV 588L rendering. (Image courtesy of HAV Design)
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    New hybrid wellboat order to set new environmental standards

    2021-04-08T12:52:00Z

    Turkish shipyard Sefine received a US$10.6 million (NOK90 million) order for an innovative hybrid wellboat in December 2020. The vessel will set new standards for environmental emissions, according to ship designer HAV Design.

  • Seaspan ordered 6 x 15,500 TEU containerships on 30 March. (credit: Seaspan Corp)
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    WINGD ENGINES FOR 13-STRONG 16,000 TEU SERIES

    2021-04-07T15:33:00Z

    China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) announced the order of 13 x 920mm-bore WinGD diesel engines in connection with the building of 13 × 16,000-teu containerships in a press release on 2 April.

  • SOV
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    VARD wins wind farm vessel contracts

    2021-04-06T16:48:00Z

    VARD will build three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for North Star Renewables in Scotland.

  • First cruise ship booked since Covid is a great signal for local shipbuilding, says Meyer.
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    Surprise new order bucks up troubled Meyer

    2021-03-31T16:24:00Z

    Troubled German shipyard Meyer Werft has clinched what it says is the first cruise ship newbuilding ordered worldwide since the start of the Covid pandemic – and the first digitally negotiated one, reports Germany Correspondent Tom Todd.