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Shipbuilding

British operator signs contract for a new ferry

A new purpose-built RoPax vessel for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company will be built at South Korean yard Hyundai Mipo Dockyard. The order includes one option for a repeat vessel, the Ulsan-based yard said. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company...

11.08.2020
Shipbuilding

Sanmar delivers ASD tug for operation in Ventspils

Despite Covid-19 challenges, Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar Shipyards has successfully delivered on time an azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug to Latvian tug company, PKL Flote, part of the Alfons Hakans group. The 50-tonne bollard pull vessel, Altair, is a...

10.08.2020
Offshore

IOG awards Phase I EPCI contract

British energy company Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has ordered two offshore platforms from Dutch yard HSM Offshore BV. The company has awarded the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for two platforms which will...

10.08.2020
Shipping

Leading port authorities to cooperate on MASS standards

Under the auspices of the Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) Port Network, established in Singapore, port authorities from China, South Korea, Japan, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Singapore and Rotterdam are to collaborate on the drawing up of...

07.08.2020
Shipbuilding

Fugro cements autonomous solutions with USV order

Dutch survey operator Fugro has ordered two 12m uncrewed surface vessels (USVs) from British builder Sea-Kit. The first of the Sea-Kit X-class USVs will be delivered to Fugro in Perth, Australia, in the fourth quarter of 2020. It will feature...

07.08.2020
Shipbuilding

Schottel to supply propulsion systems for expedition cruise vessel

A 196-passenger expedition cruise vessel under construction for Oceanwide Expeditions at Brodosplit in Croatia is to have main and auxiliary propulsion equipment supplied by Schottel. The Janssonius, being built to Lloyd’s Register’s LR PC6 class,...

06.08.2020
Shipping

Intellian unveils new range of GX antennas

Satellite antenna manufacturer, Intellian, has unveiled the latest addition to its GX range of antennas type-approved to work with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band VSAT network. The 65cm GX60NX terminal is the smallest in the range and is designed...

05.08.2020
Shipbuilding

Taiwan’s first offshore installation vessel to be classed by ABS

The first floating heavy-lift offshore installation vessel to be built in Taiwan, the 216.5m-long Green Jade, is to be classed by ABS. The vessel, ordered by CDWE, a joint venture between Taiwan’s CSBC and Belgium marine engineering group DEME, will...

04.08.2020
Companies & People

FSG gets a lifeline

Businesses linked to Lars Windhorst’s Tennor Holding are involved in a transferred reorganisation of Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) which had earlier applied for insolvency under German law. The reorganisation will include the transfer of...

03.08.2020
Offshore

Van Oord wins EPCI contract for Dutch wind farm

Rotterdam-headquartered marine engineering contractor, Van Oord, has won a contract to provide the Balance of Plant scope for the Hollandse Kust (Noord) offshore wind farm. It follows the announcement that CrossWind – a joint venture between Shell...

31.07.2020
Shipping

Atair receives LNG in first truck-to-ship bunkering operation

Finnish energy company, Gasum, has successfully completed Germany’s first LNG bunkering operation between truck and ship. The LNG-fuelled research vessel, Atair, currently under construction in Germany’s Fassmer shipyard and replacing the 1987-built...

30.07.2020
Shipping

Kanfer Shipping enters into exclusive agreement with CGR

Norwegian shipping company Kanfer Shipping AS, specialised in LNG break-bulk and bunkering ships,  has agreed marketing and development cooperation with Norway’s CGR Arctic Marine which has designed and developed a new type of liquefied natural gas...

30.07.2020
Offshore

Wave energy specialist attracts new investment

Sweden’s CorPower Ocean, a specialist in advanced wave energy technology, has closed a new funding round led by Midroc New Technology, raising a total of EUR 9 million in new equity from investors including ALMI Invest Greentech, EIT InnoEnergy and...

29.07.2020
Shipbuilding

Danfoss Editron delivers hybrid propulsion system for new superyacht

Engineering group Danfoss Editron  will deliver the hybrid drivetrain system for new Bering 145 superyacht. The 45m-long model of Turkish yard Bering Yachts is expected to be ready for delivery to the unnamed customer in 2022. The new vessel design...

29.07.2020
Shipbuilding

Composite ship construction takes another step forward

A full-scale composite ship’s hull section, developed over three years at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in Vlissingen-East, has been unveiled by partners in the RAMSSES project. The so-called Custom Made Hull for Offshore Vessel is one of...

28.07.2020
Shipbuilding

Cochin signs contract for construction of autonomous electrical vessel

India’s Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) signed a contract for construction of two autonomous electric ferries with Norwegian customer ASKO Maritime, subsidiary group of retailing company Norges Gruppen ASA. The order includes an option to build two more...

28.07.2020
EVENTS, COVID-19 UPDATE

Posidonia 2020 is cancelled

The international trade fair Posidonia has been cancelled for this year. This has now been announced by the trade fair organiser, Posidonia Exhibitions SA. The industry event originally planned for June had been postponed to October due to the Corona...

27.07.2020
Companies & People

Rolls-Royce to join mýa platform

Rolls-Royce Power Systems has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MAN Energy Solutions as it joins the mýa digital platform launched by MAN in February. The platform enables the integration of original equipment manufacturers’ data across the...

27.07.2020
Shipbuilding

Australia cancels ferry deal and checks investment in local shipbuilding

The state Government of Tasmania in Australia has decided to cancel plans for the state ferry company TT-Line to order two new RoPax ferries of about 48,000gt at Finnish yard Rauma Marine Constructions. Instead, the state Government said it is...

27.07.2020
Shipping

ABS to class first bunker facility on US west coast

The first LNG bunkering facility on the US west coast is to be classed by ABS. The classification society will support Cryopeak LNG Solutions Corporation (Cryopeak) and Island Tug & Barge Ltd (ITB) which have jointly developed the design for a 4,000m...

24.07.2020