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Shipbuilding

Bahri takes delivery of first gas-ready VLCC

Saudi Arabian shipping company, Bahri, has taken delivery of the 319,000dwt Rayah, the first VLCC in the company’s fleet designed and built as ‘gas-ready’. Constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan in a joint project between…

16.11.2021
Shipbuilding

Keel laid for third South African navy patrol vessel

A keel-laying ceremony for a third multi-mission inshore patrol vessel (MMIPV) has taken place at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The MMIPV is being built for the South African Navy and will enable a faster response to threats including illegal…

15.11.2021
Offshore

Hybrid electric CTVs now in service at Hornsea Two

Two new Chinese-built hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTVs) have been commissioned by wind farm transfer company, MHO-Co, to service Ørsted’s Hornsea Two wind farm in the North Sea. The CTVs – MHO Asgard and MHO Apollo – have propulsion systems based…

12.11.2021
Shipbuilding

First of three methanol-powered product tankers launched

The first of three 49,900dwt methanol dual-fuel product tankers, Stena Pro Patria, ordered by the Proman Stena Bulk joint venture, has been launched at Guangzhou Shipyard International in China. Outfit of the tanker will now continue prior to sea…

11.11.2021
Shipbuilding

Havyard delivers sixth wellboat in Havtrans series

Havyard Leirvik has delivered the last of six wellboats, Åsværfjord, to Frøy Group, a subsidiary of Norway’s listed aquaculture corporate, NTS ASA. Built to a ‘Havtrans’ design, the vessel has a capacity of 3,250m3 in three circular tanks, enabling…

10.11.2021
Shipbuilding

Pollution-free ferry traffic in Stockholm

Swedish energy systems group Echandia has an order to equip a new emission-free high-speed passenger catamaran to be operated in the Stockholm region. Client is Green City Ferries AB, a company which is developing zero-pollution ferries for public…

09.11.2021
Shipbuilding

Scandlines to introduce zero-emission ferry between Germany and Denmark

Copenhagen-based Scandlines has ordered a zero-emission freight ferry at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey. The ferry, which will have almost 25% more capacity than vessels in operation on the route today, will be deployed from 2024 on the passage between…

09.11.2021
Shipbuilding

Compressed hydrogen carrier awarded AiP

Technology group Wärtsilä and Global Energy Ventures (GEV), an Australia transport group, have been awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) for a 430-tonne compressed hydrogen gas carrier. The design has been developed for the shipment of green…

08.11.2021
Shipping

IAPH and SGMF to collaborate on fuels

The International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) and The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on the safe, effective, and sustainable supply of gases as marine fuels. The…

05.11.2021
Shipbuilding

MAN makes engineering expertise available to Erma First

MAN Energy Solutions Benelux is to provide after-sales technical support services for vessels with Erma First ballast water installations calling at ports and repair yards in Northern Europe. Using the MAN Primeserv Omnicare strategy, customers will…

05.11.2021
Shipbuilding

Verton places dry cargo vessel order with Thecla Bodewes

Dutch yard Thecla Bodewes has secured an order for four 7,000dwt diesel-electric multi-purpose dry cargo vessels placed by Vertom, one of Dutch leading international operating shipping companies. The LABRAX design is especially developed to Vertom’s…

05.11.2021
Shipbuilding

Damen delivers two hybrid fire-fighting vessels to Flotte Hamburg

Two Damen Fire-Fighting Vessels 3508 have been delivered to Flotte Hamburg, a subsidiary of the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA). The hybrid service ships, with 315 kWh of battery capacity, are capable of working for extended periods, operating under…

04.11.2021
Companies & People

Europort: Partnership announced to tackle medium-speed diesel emissions

Germany’s Kompressorenbau Bannewitz (KBB) and UK-based Eminox have announed a new partnership to collaborate on the reduction of emissions from medium-speed diesel engines, enabling compliance with IMO III, Stage 5 and EPA regulations. The…

03.11.2021
Shipbuilding

Exmar and Lattice announce joint development of CO₂-carrier

Belgian shipping company Exmar and South Korean technology group Lattice have signed an agreement to jointly work on the development of a new type of gas carrier for carbon dioxide. The two companies have agreed to design a 40,500cu.m carrier, which…

02.11.2021
Shipping

Island Crusader takes biogas bunkers from Gasum

Nordic Energy company, Gasum, has supplied liquefied biogas (LBG) for the offshore supply vessel, Island Crusader, owned by Island Offshore in a pilot project run by Lundin Energy Norway. The battery-hybrid ship’s Bergen Engines propulsion system…

01.11.2021
Companies & People

DNV and Seaspan set up Joint Collaboration Space in Shanghai

DNV and Seaspan, the shipping arm of Hong Kong-based Atlas Corp, have established a Joint Collaboration Space (JCS) in Shanghai. The aim is to strength collaboration in areas including onshore and offshore renewable energies, decarbonisation, and…

29.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Damen delivers first of new LNG bunker tanker design

Damen has deliverd the first of its Liquid Gas Carrier (LGC) 6000 LNG bunker tanker class which will be chartered to rebranded Estonian energy company, Elenger – previously Eesti Gaas. The 100m-long Optimus is owned by private investment group,…

28.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Siem to install Vard Electro energy system on subsea construction vessel

Siem Offshore is to install a Vard Electro’s SeaQ Energy Storage System with two battery packs and a DC link on one of its subsea construction vessels in preparation for deployment in the offshore wind sector. The installation, which will enable the…

27.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard will construct service and crew vessel

Russia’s Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard, part of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (OSK), signed a contract with the Arctic Directorate for Technical Support of Marine Surveillance for the construction of a service and crew vessel. Tasks of the…

27.10.2021
Shipping

Nakilat signs MoU to collaborate on floating LNG-to-power sector

Doha-based Nakilat, operator of the world’s largest fleet of LNG carriers, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Turkey’s Karpowership to collaborate on LNG-to-power floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs). The MoU outlines…

26.10.2021