Vessels & Shipyards – Page 14

  • The ‘Reisa’ Photo: Havyard
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    New Havyard vessel for salmon farming

    2021-01-08T13:55:00Z

    Norsk Fisketransport has taken delivery of a new Havyard wellboat said to offer greater salmon capacity, enhanced fish welfare and a greener propulsion system.

  • A new profile for intra-European trade. (credit: Groot Ship Design).
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    DISTINCTIVE SHORT-SEA FLOTILLA TAKES SHAPE

    2021-01-06T14:17:00Z

    Keel-laying for the first of a new generation of coaster, developed with capabilities to serve ascendant sectors of the European short-sea market, took place in China during early December, writes David Tinsley.

  • CMA CGM ‘Africa One’ in refit Photo: Damen
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    DSC maintains and repairs CMA CGM vessels

    2021-01-06T11:28:00Z

    Damen Shiprepair and Conversion (DSC) has carried out a series of works on seven vessels owned by CMA CGM.

  • Much increased scale at a new eco standard for western Mediterranean coastwise trade. (credit: Grimaldi).
    News

    GREEN INVESTMENT UNDER THE TRICOLORE

    2021-01-04T12:32:00Z

    Grimaldi has set out to create a new paradigm in ‘sustainable’ vessel design and operation with its GG5G trailerships, writes David Tinsley.

  • A special form of vessel constitutes Russia’s new floating Arctic research station.(credit: Admiralty Shipyard).
    News

    UNIQUE PLATFORM FOR ARCTIC RESEARCH

    2021-01-04T10:47:00Z

    Russia’s unerring focus on the Arctic region has spawned a project entailing a distinctly unusual design of home-grown research vessel, writes David Tinsley.

  • The BW Gemini, a VLGC from the BW LPG fleet, has had its MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.2 main engine retrofitted to an MAN B&W 6G60ME-C9.5-LGIP dual-fuel type, capable of operating on fuel oil and LPG. (picture courtesy of BW LPG)
    News

    BW TAKES UP OPTION FOR 3 MORE LPG-FUEL RETROFITS

    2020-12-16T17:04:00Z

    Oslo-listed BW LPG has announced today that it will retrofit three more vessels” engines to dual-fuel engines burning liquid petroleum gas (LPG). This is an option in BW LPG”s 4+4+4+3 contract with MAN PrimeServ – MAN Energy Solutions’ after-sales division.

  • Windfarm development ship: a new Belfast product? (copyright: NOV/Triumph Subsea Services)
    News

    BELFAST YARD CHASES OFFSHORE DEAL

    2020-12-16T15:52:00Z

    A return to shipbuilding at Belfast could be in prospect soon following the signing of a letter of intent for the construction of an offshore windfarm development vessel (WDV), writes David Tinsley.

  • Siuana Arctica on trials off the Spanish coast.(credit: Astilleros Zamakona).
    News

    VERSATILE COASTER FOR NORTHWEST GREENLAND

    2020-12-14T11:23:00Z

    A further phase in the modernisation and expansion of shipping capacity for the Greenland trade has been realised by the delivery of a highly versatile coaster from a Spanish yard, writes David Tinsley.

  • A market niche: ro-pax ferry launch at Mitsubishi’s Shimonoseki yard. (credit: MHI).
    News

    YARD RESTRUCTURE GATHERS PACE IN JAPAN

    2020-12-11T11:13:00Z

    Consolidation is a central theme in the Japanese response to the marshalling of shipbuilding forces and new market forays by its Asian competitors, writes David Tinsley.

  • Finally being built: relaunched FSG says Liekut series ships are “an important building block
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    Work finally starts on promised FSG newbuilds

    2020-12-10T13:35:00Z

    Work was starting this month on the first of two RoRo ferry newbuilds promised in August to reconstituted German shipyard FSG by its latest owner, reports Germany Correspondent Tom Todd.

  • Image of the new French cableship ordered from Colombo Dockyard.(credit: Orange Marine).
    News

    FRENCH CABLESHIP ORDER GOES TO SRI LANKA

    2020-12-07T16:05:00Z

    Sri Lanka’s Colombo Dockyard has secured a further export deal in the niche sector of cableship construction, writes David Tinsley.

  • Bureau Veritas has awarded classification to the Faroese built research vessel Jákup Sverri (Credit: Bureau Veritas)
    News

    BUREAU VERITAS CLASS FOR FAROESE SURVEY VESSEL

    2020-12-04T14:32:00Z

    The recent delivery of the research vessel Jákup Sverri from MEST Shipyard offers further evidence of the Faeroese yard''s technical sophistication. The Bureau Veritas-classed vessel will be among the quietest vessels ever built, the classification society noted.

  • Damen Multi Cat 2309
    News

    HST Marine first to buy Damen Multi Cat 2309

    2020-12-01T15:09:00Z

    UK-based HST Marine has become the first company to order Damen Shipyards Group’s Multi Cat 2309, to extend its business operations beyond crew transfer and into workboat activities.

  • The retrofit of a Hull Vane wing to HNLMS Zeeland is expected to reduce fuel consumption by 'at least 10%'. (credit: Hull Vane)
    News

    FIRST NAVAL ORDER FOR HULL VANE SETS SIZE RECORD

    2020-11-30T13:28:00Z

    An 11-metre long, two-metre wide Hull Vane will be retrofitted to the Royal Netherlands Navy’s 108-metre Oceangoing Patrol Vessel (OPV) HNLMS Zeeland, making it the largest such device built to date and also the first to be fitted on a naval ship.

  • Reel-lay vessel Seven Vega has the flexibility to work at any depths up to 3,000m (credit: Subsea 7).
    News

    DUTCH-BUILT PIPELAYER RAISES THE BAR

    2020-11-27T12:33:00Z

    Claimed to set a new standard in undersea pipelaying, the 149m integrated reel-lay vessel Seven Vega has joined the fleet controlled by offshore engineering and construction specialist Subsea 7, writes David Tinsley.

  • Bakker Sliedrecht will retrofit ACS880 drives aboard the 80m-long Granuaile
    News

    Bakker Sliedrecht to retrofit propulsion drives of multi-functional vessel

    2020-11-26T17:22:00Z

    Bakker Sliedrecht will retrofit the propulsion drives of the Commissioners of Irish Lights vessel Granuaile early next year. This will extend the lifespan and service operations of the vessel for the remainder of her working life.

  • 'Eagle Passos'
    News

    First Smart Notation for shuttle tanker

    2020-11-25T16:40:00Z

    ABS has awarded the first Smart (INF) Notation to a shuttle tanker, to recognise its data communication and network infrastructure.

  • Fincantieri signed a letter of intent with the Ministry of Economic Development and Labour of the Yucatán State (Mexico) on 24 November (credit: Fincantieri)
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    Fincantieri signs deal to operate new shipyard in Mexico

    2020-11-25T12:37:00Z

    Fincantieri has signed a deal to operate a new shipyard in the Americas, after signing a letter of intent with the local administration in Yucatán State, Mexico. Under the terms of the agreement, Fincantieri will be granted a 40-year concession to manage a new ship repair, conversion and maintenance yard ...

  • FCS 1204
    News

    Damen delivers Total Offshore’s first vessel

    2020-11-24T13:56:00Z

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered Total Offshore B.V.’s first ever vessel as the company ventures into the offshore crew transfer market.

  • 'Eidsvaag Opal'
    News

    Damen completes Eidsvaag conversion

    2020-11-23T14:47:00Z

    Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) has converted a former platform supply vessel (PSV) into a fish feed carrier for Norwegian company Eidsvaag.