Ferry retrofit with a diesel-electrical drivetrain system

Suomenlahden Telakka Oy, a ship repair yard focusing on small commercial vessels operating in the Gulf of Finland, has commissioned Danfoss Editron to replace the propulsion system on board the ferry, Prostvik 1. The 1983-built vessel, 50m-long and...


New davit range launched by Survitec

A new range of davits suitable for life-rafts, rescue boats and fast rescue craft was launched at Norshipping by Survitec, a manufacturer of marine and offshore safety equipment. The new products, engineered in collaboration with a European partner,...


Dismountable dredger design for deeper waters

Damen’s new twin-hulled deep cutter suction dredger, the DCSD500, has been designed to operate at dredging depths hitherto only possible with larger vessels. The dismountable unit has been designed for easy transport in container-sized packages by...


ABS and digital twin specialist offer enhanced service

Classification society ABS has teamed up with Akselos, a Massachusetts-based digital twin specialist to enable highly complex marine and offshore structures to be modelled with high accuracy and simulated in real time. The move comes as advances in...


Ulstein promotes X-BOW® for new RoPax designs

Norway’s Ulstein has introduced a new range of RoPax ferries, based on its ‘compact concept’, incorporating its distinctive X-BOW feature for improved seakeeping, reduced speed loss, lower fuel consumption and emissions, and improved passenger...


Gagarin Prospect wins Next Generation Ship Award at Nor-Shipping

A Sovcomflot tanker, Gagarin Prospect, the first in a series of ‘Green Funnel’ 114,000-dwt Aframax tankers designed to operate on LNG as a primary fuel, was awarded the Next Generation Ship Award last week at Nor-Shipping. Together with other vessels...

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