Vessels & Shipyards

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    First engine room BWMS retrofit for Techcross


    Techcross, the South Korea-based ballast water management system supplier, has announced that a BWMS has been successfully retrofitted  in the engine room of a tanker. Techcross patented the ‘Engine Room Solution’ installation method for BWMS systems in 2016, but the installation represents the first reference for a retrofit installation.

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    SCR Retrofit Makes Cruise Ship Tier III-Compatible


    Following a retrofit aboard the Ambience, a vessel belonging to Ambassador Cruise lines, managed by Bernhard Schulte Cruise Services, has become Tier III-compatible.

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    Reliquefaction retrofit contract for FSU reduces costs and emissions


    Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply a reliquefaction system for a retrofit project on an LNG carrier vessel converted to operate as a floating storage unit (FSU). 

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    Havfram returns to CIMC Raffles for second WTIV


    Havfram, a Norway-based offshore wind and services company, has ordered a second wind installation jack-up vessel to CIMC Raffles, taking up an option from December 2022.

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    China launches first hydrogen powered vessel


    China’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered vessel “Three Gorges Hydrogen Boat No. 1” was launched in Guangdong on 17 March.

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    Viking LH2 fuel cell project advances


    Dr. Pierluigi Busetto of Trieste-based naval architects Navalprogetti s.r.l. discusses the progress of a retrofittable liquid hydrogen (LH2) container-based system in an interview with The Motorship

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    Naming ceremony for methanol-fuelled Stena Promise in the Port of Rotterdam


    Proman Stena Bulk has formally named its third newbuild IMOIIMeMAX methanol-fuelled 49,900dwt tanker, Stena Promise, in a ceremony hosted in the port of Rotterdam on 26 April. 

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    Another Finnish Delivery For Revived Brand


    Resurgent cruise brand Swan Hellenic has commissioned its third and largest newbuild to date, tailored to the cultural expedition segment of the market. After handover by Helsinki Shipyard on March 31, the 125m SH Diana sailed to Palermo to begin her career with a voyage encompassing North African and Iberian ports, before working up Europe’s Atlantic fringe to undertake Arctic sailings.

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    New Swedish passenger catamaran will run on hydrogen


    Sweden’s Gotlandsbolaget and the Australian shipyard Austal have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a design agreement of Gotlandsbolaget’s new passenger catamaran, Gotland Horizon X, which will be able to run on hydrogen.

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    Maran Dry takes delivery of first LNG-fuelled Newcastlemaxes


    Maran Dry Management Inc. (MDM), the dry bulk shipping arm of the Angelicoussis Group, recently took delivery of its first LNG-fuelled bulk carriers. The two DNV-classed Newcastlemax bulk carriers are the first dual-fuel bulkers in the Greek market.

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    Wärtsilä develops engine de-rating solution for 96-bore powered boxships


    Wärtsilä has developed a radical de-rating solution for customers operating larger container vessels that offers substantial reductions in fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

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    ABS and Berge Bulk in methanol conversion project


    Classification society ABS is participating in a study project with Berge Bulk to examine the possibility of converting the main engine of a bulk carrier to a methanol-fuelled dual-fuel engine.

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    Svitzer inks methanol retrofit MoU with Cat


    Caterpillar Marine and Svitzer, the marine operations and towage operator, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to adopt solutions that enable Svitzer to utilise methanol in their fleet. The implementation of dual-fuel methanol engines focuses on new tugs as well as conversions of existing Cat powered tugs, which comprise the majority of Svitzer’s fleet. 

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    GE partners up with Keppel for Petrobras FPSO project


    GE Power Conversion will supply electrical modules onboard two Petrobras FPSO vessels

  • MEYER RE and Damen Shiprepair sign cooperation agreement

    Meyer Werft subsidiary inks Damen Shiprepair deal


    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has signed a joint cooperation agreement with MEYER Group. DSC will work with MEYER’s new subsidiary, MEYER RE. MEYER RE offers shipping companies solutions to maximise their vessel’s sustainability, ideally throughout their lifecycle from development and build to supporting them through their operating lives and finally end-of-life recycling.

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    Wärtsilä launches radical derating solution for two-stroke engines


    Wärtsilä has introduced a new radical derating retrofit solution – Wärtsilä Fit4Power - to extend the emissions-compliant lifetime of merchant vessels by providing the existing two-stroke fleet with leaner, healthier and more optimised engines.

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    Matson opts for third dual-fuel retrofit


    Matson Navigation has exercised an option to convert the main engine aboard the containership Kaimana Hila to a dual-fuel ME-GI unit capable of running on LNG.

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    Brunvoll receives DP2 control system retrofit order


    Brunvoll has announced that it has been awarded the contract for delivery of a BruCon DP2 control system as part of the replacement of the existing dynamic positioning system onboard an offshore supply vessel.

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    ​Caribbean energy firm opts for Damen low emission tug


    The National Energy Corporation (NEC) of Trinidad and Tobago has taken delivery of a new Damen ASD Tug 2811

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    Ulstein wins seventh cruise contract for SunStone


    Ulstein has signed cruise ship design contract number 7 for SunStone Ships