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Shipbuilding

Strategic Marine wins four-vessel order

Singapore yard Strategic Marine has won a contract to build four 40m-long fast crew boats. New Malaysian client, Surya Nautika, provides marine transportation and offshore support services for the Malaysian offshore oil and gas industry. The vessels…

28.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Bio UV Group and 3C Metal installed BWTS on OSV at sea and in service

Bio UV Group and engineering partner 3C Metal have successfully installed a Bio-Sea L03-087 modular ballast water treatment system on board the 4,350dwt offshore supply vessel, Greatship Maya, at sea. The retrofit was undertaken for Greatship Global…

27.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Two new tugs and a workboat to join Svitzer Americas fleet

Svitzer Americas is set to commission two new azimuth stern drive (ASD) tugs and a survey vessel before the end of November. The new vessels will take the A.P. Møller-Maersk subsidiary’s fleet to 82 units deployed across the Americas region. The

26.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Hyundai orders six dual-fuel methanol engines from MAN

Hyundai’s shipbuilding division has ordered dual-fuelled methanol engines for six 17,000-TEU container ships to be built for Maersk Line. The MAN B&W G95ME-C10.5-LGIM engines will be built by Hyundai’s engine machinery division and will operate…

25.10.2022
Companies & People

Schottel acquires anchoring and mooring business, Swift Anchors

Edinburgh-based Sustainable Marine has sold its anchoring and mooring subsidiary, Swift Anchors, to its largest shareholder and decade-long partner, Schottel. Swift Anchors is now part of the Schottel subsidiary, Aquos, and is to expand into sectors…

24.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Construction of innovative research vessel underway at AAM

U.S. yard All American Marine (AAM) has been awarded a contract to build a research vessel for the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the University of Hawaii Foundation (UHF) on behalf of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB). Construction of…

24.10.2022
Shipbuilding

TKMS hands over first of four Egyptian frigates

The Egyptian Navy has taken delivery of the first in a series of four MEKO® A-200 EN frigates, Al-Aziz, from thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) at a handover ceremony in Bremerhaven. The occasion also marked the naming of the second ship in the…

21.10.2022
Companies & People

Wärtsilä amalgamates Voyage and Marine Power divisions

Wärtsilä is to integrate its Voyage business, formerly Transas and acquired by the technology group in 2018, with its Marine Power business unit. The two divisions will be combined by the end of the year and the financials of the Voyage business will…

20.10.2022
Shipbuilding

SAL Heavy Lift orders electric cranes from Liebherr

Hamburg-based SAL Heavy Lift has ordered eight electric heavy-lift cranes for four Orca-class newbuildings from Liebherr. Each vessel will have two LS 800 E cranes with a maximum lifting capacity of 800 tonnes and a radius of 39m, but which can lift…

19.10.2022
Offshore

MMHE wins EPC contract for solar-powered offshore platform

Sarawak Shell Berhad has placed an order with Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd (MMHE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad (MHB), for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of…

19.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Damen wins two-ship emergency response contract

Damen has won a contract from Romania’s General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations for two Stan Patrol 5009 emergency response vessels, a multi-role search-and-rescue ship and a multi-role fire-fighting vessel. The two ships, to be completed at…

18.10.2022
Offshore

Floating wind farm deal for Maersk Supply Service

Maersk Supply Service (MSS) has won a contract to provide transport and installation support for three 10-MW wind turbines at a French floating offshore wind farm, Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL), in the Mediterranean Sea. The pilot…

17.10.2022
Offshore

Atlantique Offshore Energy to deliver electrical offshore substations

French offshore yard Atlantique Offshore Energy, the offshore energy division of French yard Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has an order to design, manufacture and commission offshore wind farm substation topsides units for operation off the French…

17.10.2022
Shipbuilding

New partnership set to electrify inland waterway transport

Andorra-based battery manufacturer, AYK Energy, and Lithuanian ship designer, Western Baltic Engineering (WBE), have struck a new partnership to develop an electric pusher tug for inland waterway operation. The 26m-long Electric Eel design will be…

14.10.2022
Companies & People

Corvus Energy opens new fuel cell testing site in Bergen

Norwegian battery system producer, Corvus Energy, has opened a new test facility for hydrogen fuel cells in Bergen. The test area, which received Approval in Principle from DNV in March, is part of the Norwegian H2NOR project focusing on…

13.10.2022
Shipping

Wärtsilä to support Capital Gas in six-ship decarbonisation programme

Wärtsilä and Capital Gas Ship Management Corp have embarked upon a Fleet Decarbonisation Programme focusing on six 174,000m3 LNG carriers within the Evangelos Marinakis-controlled shipping company. The project will include a detailed assessment of…

12.10.2022
Shipbuilding

DEME invests in converting bulker into fallpipe vessel

Belgian offshore contractor DEME has placed a contract with the shipyard Pax Ocean, Singapore, to convert a bulk carrier into a fallpipe vessel for offshore installation work. The vessel will enter the yard in late October to undergo extensive…

11.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Swedish Transport Administration orders electric ferries from Holland Shipyards

The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has ordered two plus two autonomous electric ferries at Holland Shipyards Group. The first vessel is due for delivery in the second half of 2024. The 86m-long ferries, with capacity for 60 cars,…

11.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Maersk commits to more methanol-powered ships

A.P. Moller-Maersk has ordered six more container ships at Hyundai Heavy Industries that can be powered by green methanol, the Danish shipowner said in a statement. The six 17,000-TEU vessels are all to be delivered in 2025 and will sail under the…

10.10.2022
Offshore

Sembcorp lands EPC contract for P-82 FPSO

Singapore yard Sembcorp Marine, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte Ltd, has won a US$3.05 billion EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contract to build a floating production storage and offloading…

10.10.2022