NETZSCH Pumps for Limited Space on Board: Universally deployable positive displacement pumps ensure reliable, smooth conveyance of a very wide range of media for maritime applications

When pumps are used on ships and in ports, the technology must meet special requirements: The pumps should not only cope with a really wide variety of fluids, such as wastewater and lubricant oil, but should also be as space-saving, maintenance-free...


Goodchild Marine returns to fishing boat market

British shipyard Goodchild Marine, based in Norfolk, has a contract to deliver a new built fishing boat to Scotland. The type Rorcal 121.PS vessel is due to be delivered to the Skye Shellfish Company Limited on the Isle of Skye in Scotland in spring...


Construction start of Tanzanian lake ferry

A keel-laying ceremony was recently held in the Tanzanian port of Mwanza to mark the start of construction of a RoRo passenger ferry for Tanzania operator Marine Service Company. Designed by Spain’s Sener and South Korea’s GAS Entec, the vessel will...


Damen receives AiP for crew supplier from ABS

Damen’s Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 has been awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) by classification society, ABS. The AiP has been achieved following modifications to the vessel design to achieve compliance with US Environmental Protection Agency...


Helsinki Shipyard signs contractual agreement for another 5-star cruise vessel

Finland’s Helsinki Shipyard Oy said it has an order from shipping line Swan Hellenic to build one luxury expedition cruise vessel of 12,000gt. The order is worth 150 million euros. Two vessels for Swan are already in Helsinki Shipyard’s orderbook....


Rotterdam embarks on ambitious shore power strategy

The Port of Rotterdam and the Municipality of Rotterdam have announced a joint programme to provide shore power for a ‘significant share’ of sea-going vessels calling at the port by 2030. This will enable ships to shut down their generators, plug in...


New concept for hydrogen gas carrier

A new compressed hydrogen gas carrier design has been announced by Australian company Global Energy Ventures (GEV). Called the H2 Ship project, the vessel is designed to carry up to 2,000 tonnes of compressed hydrogen. The company will now seek to...

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