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Reliable pumping on an FPSO

Immense effort is required to access new oil and gas deposits, as boreholes have to be prepared and created. It can take years of preparation before a new oil field comes online. For offshore wells, oil producers now frequently are opting for a...

Shipbuilding, Covid-19 Update

State loans for South Korean yards

South Korean state export credit bank, the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Eximbank), will provide 5.2 trillion won (US$4.1 billion) in financial aid to Korean shipbuilders amid reduced newbuilding orders in the coronavirus crisis. Under the programme,...


Damen unveils electric dredger

A new design for an electric cutter suction dredger (ECSD) has been launched by Damen Shipyards Group. The ECSD 650 has been adapted from the conventional CSD 650 which is powered by diesel engines. The CSD 650’s modular design has enabled Damen to...


BV issues cyber notation for first LNG carrier

Paris-based classification society, Bureau Veritas BV, has issued the LNG carrier, Elisa Larus, with cyber notation in what BV claims is the first such move. The 174,000m3 vessel was built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for France LNG Shipping...


DIV Shipbuiding yards to construct residential yacht

British company Ocean Residences Development has confirmed an order for a cruise ship-style floating residency vessel of 290m length placed with Norwegian/Croatian shipbuilding group DIV Shipbuilding. The 81,000gt vessel will have 12 decks, and...


Wärtsilä to supply LNG systems for Japanese ferries

Technology group Wärtsilä is to supply LNG-fuelled engines, gearboxes, gas storage, supply and control systems for the first LNG-powered ferries to be built in Japan. The two vessels are to be constructed for Ferry Sunflower, a Mitsui O.S.K. Lines...


Faroe Islands fish company orders wellboat

Glyvrar-based producer of salmon, Bakkafrost, has placed an order with Sefine shipyard in Turkey for a wellboat for live fish transport. The vessel is designed by Danish naval architect Knud E. Hansen. The fleet expansion is part of the company’s...

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