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102-metre Trimaran
Shipbuilding

Next generation Austal trimaran

Austal has unveiled its new 102-metre trimaran vehicle-passenger ferry platform, which is currently under construction at its Western Australian shipyard and available for purchase.

30.06.2009
Shipbuilding

32 new container ship orders call for MacGREGOR hatch covers

MacGREGOR, part of Cargotec Corporation, has secured new orders worth close to €10 million for shipsets of lift-away hatch covers destined for container ships under construction in Japan and South Korea. Shipsizes range from 2,500 TEU to 12,600 TEU.

29.06.2009
Shipbuilding

ABS fleet breaks 150m gt mark

With new deliveries still flowing out of the world’s shipyards, the ABS-classed fleet has breached the 150m gross tons threshold for the first time in the 147 year-old society’s history.

29.06.2009
Shipping

Wilhelmsen Ships Service office opens in Mongstad

As a result of increased activity at the StatoilHydro terminal at Mongstad, Wilhelmsen Ships Service has opened a new office in the port.

26.06.2009
FFX model
Shipbuilding

Rudder Roll Stabilisation system for Republic of Korean Navy

With the recently signed contract for the RRS system on the new FFX frigate program for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN), Imtech Marine & Offshore proves the added value of the RRS System.

26.06.2009

Third-generation marine voyage data recorder unveiled

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Sperry Marine business unit, Charlottesville, has introduced its new VoyageMaster™ III family of marine voyage data recorders (VDR).

25.06.2009

COM DEV establishes subsidiary exactEarth

COM DEV International Ltd. has established a subsidiary company, exactEarth Ltd., for the purpose of offering advanced space-based Automatic Identification System (AIS-S) data services tomaritime authorities around the world.

24.06.2009

PEMA publishes second global survey on port equipment deliveries

The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has published its second annual survey on global port equipment deliveries as part of the Association’s ongoing drive to improve planning and acquisition practices in the port sector.

24.06.2009
Shipbuilding

Ensolve Biosystems and Gertsen & Olufsen sign agreement

Two leading international maritime bioremediation technology companies, EnSolve Biosystems of the U.S. and Gertsen & Olufsen (G&O) of Denmark, have agreed that G&O will market and sell EnSolve’s PetroLiminator® biological oily water separator (OWS) system under the G&O name.

23.06.2009
Shipbuilding

SWATH@A&R pilotage system for the river Scheldt

The Flemish Prime Minister Kris Peeters has signed a contract with German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen for a new pilotage system for the Belgian sea ports.

23.06.2009

AIS Network for Romania

Saab TransponderTech AB, Linköping, has been awarded a contract from the Romanian Naval Authority to upgrade and expand the country’s Automatic Identification System (AIS) network along the Black Sea Coast.

22.06.2009

New information services from Kristiansand Havn

Kristiansand Havn KF has launched a range of new information services on their web pages.

22.06.2009

Schat-Harding opens new US west coast service centre

The lifeboat and davit manufacturer Schat-Harding has opened a fully staffed service centre on the west coast of the United States as part of the global Schat-Harding network.

19.06.2009
Shipbuilding

Partnership entered

Icelandic Marorka, a provider of energy management solutions, and Kongsberg Maritime, the Norwegian maker of marine automation systems, have joined forces in an effort to help shipping companies optimize fuel consumption.

 

17.06.2009
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä ship design units combined

Wärtsilä, one of the marine industry’s leading ship power system integrator, is to combine all its ship design units into a single entity, to be known as Wärtsilä Ship Design.

17.06.2009
Shipbuilding

U.S. Shipping takes delivery of "Golden State"

The joint venture for the construction of five U.S. flag product/chemical tankers of U.S. Shipping Partners L.P., Edison,took delivery of the product tanker "Golden State".

16.06.2009

Stena Bulk forms joint venture with Japanese shipping company Asahi Tankers

Stena Bulk and Asahi Tanker Co have formed a joint venture company, Asahi Stena Tankers, which will invest in tonnage of varying sizes.

15.06.2009
Shipbuilding

Completion of fleet for Queensland Police Service

Austal has successfully handed over the last of three 22 metre aluminium catamarans for operation in the Australian state of Queensland. The completion of the three-vessel fleet for the Queensland Police Service was achieved in just over 12 months from initial order and adds to Austal’s track record in delivering multi-vessel orders on-time and on-budget.

15.06.2009

Cavotec MSL protection systems for Port of Camden

Global engineering group, Cavotec MSL, has signed a deal with marine equipment supplier Atlantic Subsea Inc. to supply cathodic protection pit assemblies for the South Jersey Port Beckett Terminal at the Port of Camden, NJ, USA.

15.06.2009
Shipbuilding

Community of European Shipyards Associations

Two additional national associations, the Lithuanian Association of Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers (LLSRA) and the Bulgarian National Association of Shipbuilding and Shiprepair (BULNAS) have been confirmed by the CESA on its this year's General…

12.06.2009