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Wärtsilä CSSC joint venture now open for business

Friday, 15 Dec 2017

In a large ceremony at last week’s Marintec in Shanghai technology group Wärtsilä and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have announced that their joint venture with is now fully operational.more

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Jumbo signs LOI for new LNG-powered offshore construction vessel

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

Netherlands-based heavy lift specialist and offshore construction contractor Jumbo has signed a letter of intent with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the engineering and building of a dual fuel heavy lift crane vessel...more

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ABB acquires Tekomar XPERT, extends SIKO concept

Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

As ABB continues to expand the ABB AbilityTM portfolio and vessel connections to its Collaborative Operations Centers, the company has acquired Tekomar XPERT, a performance analytics and advisory software company, to enable...more

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Foss and Damen to construct escort tugs for the U.S. market

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017

U.S. group Foss Maritime and Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards have signed a memorandum of understanding to build and market the Damen ASD 2813 tug in the United States.more

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First Havyard 831 SOV design named in Ostend

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

Built in Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard, Havyard Design & Solutions’ first 831 service operation vessel (SOV), until now known as Newbuild 48, has been named Esvagt Mercator at a ceremony in Ostend, Belgium.more

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Japanese LNG-powered coal carrier design gets LR AIP

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

Japanese shipping group Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and its partners Namura Shipbuilding and Tohoku Electric Power have received an approval in principle (AIP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the design of an LNG-powered coal...more

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Gondan signed contract for icebreaking tug

Monday, 11 Dec 2017

Spanish yard Gondan said it has signed a final contract with the port of Lulea in Sweden for a new hybrid-powered icebreaking escort tug.more

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First 3D-printed class-approved propeller unveiled in the Netherlands

Monday, 11 Dec 2017

Following completion of successful November tests on a Damen Stan Tug 1606, the world’s first 3D-printed propeller, class-approved by Bureau Veritas (BV), has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Group’s Netherlands headquarters.more

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