Vessels & Shipyards – Page 8

  • The seven-cylinder X82DF-1.0 destined for installation on the 318,000dwt dual-fuel VLCC under construction at DSIC.
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    DSIC's first dual-fuel VLCC on track for delivery by year-end

    2021-07-05T10:58:00Z

    LNG dual-fuel power is set to make its operational debut in the VLCC sector in 2022 by way of an installation in a Chinese newbuild, writes David Tinsley.

  • 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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    Maersk inks order with Hyundai Mipo for first DF methanol-fuelled feeder

    2021-07-01T17:22:00Z

    A.P. Moller-Maersk has agreed a contract with Hyundai Mipo Dockyards for a 2,100 teu container feeder newbuilding. The dual-fuel newbuilding will be powered by a MAN B&W ME-LGIM engine capable of operating on either methanol or VLSFO, the ship owner confirmed.

  • The Vale-chartered 324,300dwt Sea Victoria is the first VLOC to be equipped with air lubrication equipment.
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    First air lubrication installation on Vale newbuild VLOC

    2021-07-01T13:46:00Z

    Vale has taken delivery of what it claims is the world''s first VLOC newbuild to be equipped with an air lubrication system. The Silverstream® System, supplied by UK clean technology supplier Silverstream Technologies, was successfully installed aboard the Vale-chartered newbuild ore carrier Sea Victoria, the company confirmed.

  • Australia’s new icebreaking research ship on arrival in Vlissingen from her Romanian yard of build. (credit: Damen).
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    AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH SHIP BOOSTS POLAR PRESENCE

    2021-06-30T16:44:00Z

    Australia has bolstered and extended its capability for scientific research and exploration in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean through investment in the 160m Nuyina, now being readied for her first polar season, writes David Tinsley.

  • Bold scheme for a new yard as part of a regeneration programme in London. (credit: PLA).
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    SMALL SHIPYARD PLANNED FOR LONDON

    2021-06-30T11:40:00Z

    Expressions of interest are being sought for the operation of a new shipyard in London, writes David Tinsley.

  • A picture of MV Glen Maddox in June 2021, illustrating the completion of the structure around the stern and inside the hull. (copyright Mark Gibson)
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    Ferguson targets Q3 2022 delivery for first CalMac dual-fuel ferry

    2021-06-25T13:39:00Z

    Ferguson Marine (Port Glasgow) has announced that the first of two dual-fuel Caledonian MacBrayne ferries being built at the yard will be delivered between “July and September 2022”.

  • The proposed consolidation between Keppel O&M and Sembcorp Marine (pictured) will create 'complementary yard capabilities', the companies announced. (credit: Sembcorp Marine)
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    Sembcorp Marine discusses potential merger with Keppel O&M

    2021-06-25T12:58:00Z

    The Singaporean maritime engineering services provider Sembcorp Marine has opened talks to combine its operations with local competitor Keppel O&M, the two companies announced in a stock market filing yesterday.

  • Latest addition to a highly-customisable series of jack-up WTIVs, the Atlas A-class. (credit Knud E.Hansen).
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    OPTIMISED NEW OPTION FOR WINDFARM SCHEMES

    2021-06-23T14:16:00Z

    Against the backcloth of surging growth in the global offshore wind energy market, Danish consultancy Knud E.Hansen has augmented its portfolio of self-propelled, self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) designs, writes David Tinsley.

  • The 12 x 23,500+-teu newbuildings will join the 19,900teu Barzan (pictured) on the Asia-Europe route.
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    Hapag-Lloyd returns to DSME for 6 x dual-fuel ULCS

    2021-06-23T13:55:00Z

    Hapag-Lloyd, the liner-shipping company, has ordered 6 x 23,500+-teu container vessels from Korean shipyard, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), it announced on 22 June.

  • Volume short-sea transporter of aggregate, the Starnes. (credit: Mibau-Stema).
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    CAPACITY BOOST FOR EUROPEAN STONE TRADE

    2021-06-21T10:46:00Z

    Destined for the north European aggregates trade, the second of two 40,700dwt gravity self-unloading bulk carriers ordered by a German-Canadian joint venture is being readied in China, writes David Tinsley.

  • The new vessel will be the first Arc7 class LNG carrier to be constructed at a Russian shipyard.
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    Zvezda lays keel for first Russian-built Arc7 LNG carrier

    2021-06-17T14:16:00Z

    Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex held a keel laying ceremony on 15 June for an LNG carrier ordered by Russian shipping company, PAO Sovcomflot. The vessel is the first of a series of 15 Arc7 class LNG carriers that will be constructed at the shipyard.

  • Claus Winter Graugaard, Head of Onboard Vessel Solutions at Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
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    Green fuels conversion and techno-economic study to address risks of inaction

    2021-06-16T17:32:00Z

    A new project aims to clarify the costs and optionalities of dual-fuel conversions, addressing the design configuration options and how to de-risk opportunities for future asset investments

  • The steel cutting for the ‘Explora I’ Photo: Fincantieri/MSC
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    Steel cut for first Explora cruise ship

    2021-06-11T15:49:00Z

    The first steel of the first of four new luxury cruise ships that Fincantieri is building for Explora Journeys, the luxury arm of the MSC Group’s cruise division, was cut on 10 June.

  • CSHI has awarded Kongsberg Maritime the contract to design and equip two CSOVs for Awind
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    CMHI awards contracts for Awind CSOVs

    2021-06-11T11:42:00Z

    China Merchant Heavy Industries (CMHI) has awarded the contracts for the design of two construction service operation vessels (CSOV) for Norway-based shipowner Awind AS. The contract also includes the supply of a power and propulsion package along with navigation, automation, deck machinery equipment and control systems.

  • The ‘Nexans Aurora’ Photo: Ulstein Verft
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    Nexans flagship delivers on time

    2021-06-10T13:59:00Z

    The final milestone in the Aurora construction endeavour has been reached with the delivery from Ulstein Verft of the Nexans’ flagship DP3 cable lay vessel.

  • R/V David Packard. (Image credit Glosten © 2021 MBARI)
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    ABB to supply digital and electric package for MBARI research vessel

    2021-06-08T13:21:00Z

    ABB has been selected to supply a package of electric and digital solutions for a new research vessel for California-based Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). The package includes the first installation of ABB''s Onboard DC Grid™ power system platform aboard a research vessel.

  • Algoma Innovator, a Croatian-built example of an Equinox self-unloading Laker. (credit: Algoma).
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    ANOTHER SELF-UNLOADER FOR ALGOMA

    2021-06-07T09:28:00Z

    Canadian owner Algoma Central Corporation has placed a further order in China for a self-unloading bulk carrier to trade on the Great Lakes and St Lawrence Seaway system, writes David Tinsley.

  • A low-carbon, lower cost Pacific island transport solution (credit: VPLP Design).
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    SAILS FOR PACIFIC INTER-ISLAND TRADER

    2021-06-03T17:36:00Z

    A sail-assisted cargo vessel to ply Pacific inter-island routes is set to be ordered by Singapore-based Swire Shipping, writes David Tinsley.

  • Damen UK Service Hub will rebuild and refurbish the seals, shaft, and propeller of 42/07 HMC Valiant for the UK Border Force
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    DAMEN TO OPEN UK MARINE SERVICE CENTRE

    2021-06-02T12:50:00Z

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced that it is expanding its marine service hub network to the UK, with the opening of a new Southampton Hub.

  • Berlin pledges more cash credits as Crystal Endeavor heads for hand-over. (Photo MV Werften).
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    Crystal Endeavor lauded as Berlin ups MVW credit

    2021-06-01T09:58:00Z

    Germany’s unique 20,200gt polar expedition cruise ship Crystal Endeavor is said to have far exceeded technical specifications during its final Baltic sea-trials, writes Tom Todd.