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Shipbuilding

JDP to develop OCCS system for LNG carrier

Livanos-controlled GasLog is to work with partners to develop an onboard CO2 capture and storage system (OCCS) for a new LNG carrier. The Greek owner will work closely with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) where the company currently…

10.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Deltamarin to design green freight ferry for Baltic service

Finnish ship design firm, Deltamarin, has been commissioned by Oy Fennorail Ltd, to design a freight ferry capable of carrying both truck and train cargoes. The EUROCARRIER train ferry, with 1,000 lane-metres of train capacity and 1,500 lane-metres…

10.06.2022
Shipbuilding

LR awards AiP for Vard multi-role defence vessel

Lloyd’s Register has awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) to Fincantieri subsidiary, Vard Marine Inc, for a 125m-long offshore patrol vessel than can be customised for a range of applications. Design of the vessel is based on Vard’s Series 7 range…

08.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Eregli shipyard starts construction of tug for Main Port

With the keel-laying ceremony at Eregli Shipyard of Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine construction has started of a tug ordered by Irish customer Main Port. The type MED-A2850 vessel is 28m long and 13m wide and will accommodate a crew of eight. The…

07.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Hydrogen power a step closer with DNV preliminary approval

A combination of liquefied hydrogen and fuels cells developed by Norway’s HAV Group ASA has been awarded preliminary approval by DNV as part of a high-capacity hydrogen energy system. The new setup is likely to be retrofitted to two coastal vessels…

07.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Raytheon Anschütz navigation system for Canadian Coast Guard newbuild

Raytheon Technologies’ subsidiary, Raytheon Anschütz, has supplied an integrated navigation system (INS) for an offshore oceanographic science vessel (OOSV) currently under construction for the Canadian Coast Guard at Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards. …

07.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Self-propelled scrubber barge to reduce pollution in ports

U.S. yard Greenbrier Marine has an order to build a self-propelled scrubber barge to capture and treat exhaust emissions from ships in the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. The 26m-long and 13m-wide barge will be operated by U.S. company Clean Air…

06.06.2022
EVENTS

Third MARISSA Symposium to be held in Bremerhaven

The Third International Symposium on Maritime Safety and Security Applications (MARISSA) will be held on June 21st and 22nd in Bremerhaven, Germany. The conference programme will revolve around measures to ensure the safe and sustainable conduct of…

06.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Japanese partners launch electric tug

Tokyo Kisen Co. and e5 Lab have marked the launch of the electric tug, Taiga, in a ceremony held at Kanagawa Dockyard where the vessel is being completed prior to delivery in December. The tug combines large-capacity lithium-ion batteries developed…

03.06.2022
Companies & People

Wärtsilä opens Sustainable Technology Hub

Wärtsilä Corporation has opened its new technology centre, the Sustainable Technology Hub, in Vaasa, Finland. The centre will contribute to advance the global decarbonisation of marine and energy by fostering innovation, collaboration, and the…

02.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Stena Line commissions first of two ‘extended’ E-Flexers

Stena Line has commissioned the RoRo vessel Stena Estelle from Stena RoRo, following completion of the vessel by Chinese builder CMI Jingling, Weihai. The 240m-long vessel is the first of two extended units in the twelve-ship E-Flexer series, with…

02.06.2022
Shipbuilding

FSG cuts first steel for Searoad RoRo

Germany’s Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has begun construction of a new LNG-powered RoRo ferry for Australian shipping company, Searoad. The 210m-long vessel, due for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2023, will be deployed on the route…

01.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Maran Gas extends Optimised Maintenance Agreement with Wärtsilä

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a renewal of its Optimised Maintenance Agreement with the Greek shipping company Maran Gas Maritime. The agreement will run for five additional years, and is designed to ensure operational certainty with…

31.05.2022
EVENTS

Conferences set the course to navigate tumultuous times

The upcoming Posidonia 2022 Conferences and Seminars Programme will once again focus on the crucial issues for the global maritime community as the world economy has to deal with the impact of the ongoing war in Ukraine and the severe side effects of…

31.05.2022
Offshore

Technology package for offshore installation vessel

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a technology contract with Chinese shipbuilder COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore for an F-class installation vessel. The vessel will be delivered to the Danish service provider Cadeler in 2025. The contract is worth…

31.05.2022
Shipbuilding

Damen wins repeat order for Combi Freighter

Damen Shipyards has clinched a second order from German shipping company, Elbe-Ems, for a Combi Freighter (CF 3850), to be built at Damen Yichang Shipyard in China. The first vessel, Sophie, has been operating in European waters since last September…

30.05.2022
Shipbuilding

ForestWave Navigation orders two Ecobox XL vessels from Ferus Smit

Dutch shipping company ForestWave Navigation has contracted two project cargo vessels with Dutch shipbuilder Ferus Smit. Groningen based ForestWave Navigation group was founded in 2003 and commercially operates 35 MPP vessels in the range of 6,000dwt…

30.05.2022
Shipping

Napa and Furuno team up on voyage optimisation

Communications company, Furuno, is to incorporate Napa’s Voyage Optimization software into its new Planning Station PS-100, a voyage planning, monitoring, and briefing system that is currently under development. The new software will be an optional…

30.05.2022
Companies & People

Oslo-listed Havyard Group completes corporate restructuring

Havyard Group ASA has completed a three-way corporate reorganisation by purchasing all of the outstanding shares in HG Group and taking over the shares in BKS Holding AS not already held by HG Group. The deal is worth NOK 285 million, of which NOK…

27.05.2022
Shipbuilding

Enviva and MOL sign MoU to deploy environment-friendly bulk carrier

Enviva, producer of sustainable wood bioenergy, and MOL Drybulk Ltd., a subsidiary of marine transport group Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), have signed an additional memorandum of understanding to deploy an environment-friendly bulk carrier (EFBC). Japan’s…

27.05.2022