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Electric propulsion for new Icelandic ferry

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

An integrated power and electric storage system supplied by ABB will provide power for a new ferry to operate in the frequently harsh conditions between Landeyjahöfn on the Icelandic mainland and Westman Island.more

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Official deal for Daewoo takeover

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipyard, is now expected to buy its Korean rival Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, the state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) said.more

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DIV company and Fincantieri in partnership to restructure Uljanik

Monday, 18 Feb 2019

Financially troubled Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has selected Croatian shipyard Brodosplit (part of DIV Group) and Italy’s Fincantieri as its strategic partner.more

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First Japanese-built jack-up commissioned

Monday, 18 Feb 2019

The first DP2 jack-up construction rig, named CP-8001 and intended for offshore wind and civil construction projects, has completed sea trials and jacking tests and is ready for its first deployment.more

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Hapag-Lloyd converts 15,000-TEU container ship to LNG propulsion

Friday, 15 Feb 2019

Hapag-Lloyd is to retrofit the 15,000-TEU container vessel, Sajir, so that the ship will be able to burn either LNG or low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO). LNG will be used as the primary fuel but the ship’s MAN engine will also...more

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Viking Cruises takes delivery of Viking Jupiter

Friday, 15 Feb 2019

The sixth ship in a series of ten, Viking Jupiter, has been delivered to Los Angeles-headquartered Viking Cruises from Fincantieri’s Ancona facility.more

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Classification society and weather specialist join forces

Thursday, 14 Feb 2019

Weather routeing service provider, StormGEO, and classification society DNV GL are to combine their fleet performance functionality in a new ship performance management tool.more

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Legacy of the Fjords delivery to be delayed

Thursday, 14 Feb 2019

The 400-passenger all-electric catamaran Legacy of the Fjords, originally due for delivery in July this year, will not now be delivered from Norwegian shipbuilder Brødrene Aa until May 1st 2020.more

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