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Shipbuilding

Damen and Cotecmar design frigate for Colombian Navy

The Colombian state-owned defence, shipbuilding and engineering company, Cotecmar, and Damen have signed a contract for the co-development of the contractual design for the next generation of frigates for the Colombian Navy. The signing ceremony took…

07.10.2022
Shipbuilding

A new generation of ferries for Hong Kong under BV class

Hong Kong yard Cheoy Lee will build nine high-speed passenger ferries with hybrid propulsion that will transport over 5 million passengers per year around Hong Kong. The 35m- and 40m-long ferries are classed by Bureau Veritas with the notation…

07.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Stena Bulk launches project to demonstrate end-to-end shipboard carbon capture at scale

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has announced that it is launching a two-year, three-phase project aimed at demonstrating shipboard carbon capture, together with the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) and the Oil and Gas Climate…

06.10.2022
Companies & People

Libra takes over Bremen shipping company Carl Büttner

UK-based Lomar Shipping, a maritime subsidiary of Libra Group, has acquired the Bremen, Germany-based Carl Büttner Holding GmbH & Co KG (CB). The acquisition of the 166-year-old shipowner and manager is Lomar’s most recent step to further diversify…

05.10.2022
Offshore

Rosetti Marino lands gas rig order

Italian offshore fabricator Rosetti Marino has won a contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) of an offshore gas production platform for Argentina. Platform delivery is scheduled for November 2023 and start of…

04.10.2022
Companies & People

New president of Kongsberg Maritime

Lisa Edvardsen Haugan has been appointed as the new president of Kongsberg Maritime, the largest business area of Kongsberg. She takes the helm after Egil Haugsdal. Edvardsen Haugan has long and extensive experience from both the defence and civil…

04.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Wind-assisted VLCC, New Aden, delivered in China

China’s first-ever wind-powered VLCC has been named and delivered to owner, China Merchants Energy Shipping, at Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. The 307,000dwt New Aden is projected to cut fuel consumption by close to 10% on a typical voyage between…

03.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Ulstein develops new offshore installation vessel

Ulstein Design & Solutions, part of Norwegian-based Ulstein Group, has developed a new foundation installation vessel design aimed at meeting the need for the larger foundations expected to be installed in coming years. The Ulstein HX122 design…

03.10.2022
Shipbuilding

Four Seasons hotel group announces new luxury yacht venture

Four Seasons Yachts, a new cruise venture of Four Seasons with Italian shipbuilding group, Fincantieri, and Marc-Henry Cruise Holdings Ltd, will take delivery of its first vessel by the end of 2025. In an inaugural statement, the company revealed…

30.09.2022
Shipbuilding

Hurtigruten launches first of seven ship upgrades

Norway’s Hurtigruten has launched the first of seven ships that are being upgraded to raise environmental performance. The 1993-built Richard With, named after the Hurtigruten founder, is the first of seven ships in the company’s Coastal Express…

30.09.2022
Shipbuilding

Furetank signs up for two more Vinga-class tankers

Swedish tanker company, Furetank, has ordered two more dual-fuel product tankers at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Yangzhou for delivery in late 2024 and early 2025. The 17,999dwt ice-class tankers, with a total cargo capacity of 20,306m3 in…

29.09.2022
Shipbuilding

Kewatec to build ninth pilot 1820 vessel

Finnish yard Kewatec is building a pilot boat for Norwegian customer Bukser og Berging. The 18.2m-long vessel of type Pilot 1820 is designed for the Atlantic coast of Norway, where already eight Kewatec boats are in use. The boat, built entirely of…

28.09.2022
Shipping

Marlink adds high-speed Starlink service

Satellite communications company, Marlink, has boosted its network with the addition of SpaceX’s Starlink service. This high-speed, low-latency broadband internet service is enabled by a constellation of satellites in low earth orbit (LEO). Marlink…

27.09.2022
Shipbuilding

Royal IHC launches electrical Beaver® CSDs

Dutch yard Royal IHC expands its portfolio (CSDs) with the introduction of electrically powered versions for each vessels of its standard cutter suction dredgers' range, Beaver®. The Beaver® E electrical variant will be available from stock soon. In…

26.09.2022
Shipping

Finnish consortium awarded grant for 'green corridor'

Rauma Marine Construtions (RMC), Viking Line, Åbo Akademi University, and Kempower, a specialist in fast-charging systems, have been awarded almost EUR 1.6 million in funding to develop a carbon-neutral sea route between Turku and Stockholm. The…

23.09.2022
Companies & People

MAN Engines boosts Chinese network

MAN Engines has extended its cooperation with Shanghai Ocean Equipment Co Ltd in China, concluding a new importer agreement to develop more business in engine sales, after-sales service, spare parts, and training. The two companies have a…

23.09.2022
Shipbuilding

Lloyd Werft and Stay Sea Design launch “green yacht” concept

Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven and the design office Stay Sea Design have launched the “green yacht” concept Albatross. In addition to a conventional propulsion system, powered by marine gasoil, the yacht concept includes the utilisation of rigid sail…

23.09.2022
Shipbuilding

French Polynesian fast ferry to have MAN propulsion

A high-speed catamaran passenger ferry, Apetahi Express, under construction at Austal’s shipyard in Vietnam for Tahitian shipping company, Degage Group, is to have four MAN 16V175D-MM engines. They will provide 2,720 kW of power at 1,800 rpm for…

22.09.2022
Offshore

Damen plans new class of service vessels for floating wind

Damen Shipyards is preparing for the large-scale roll-out of floating wind technology by developing a new class of larger anchor handling vessels. They will be designed to load, transport and install bigger mooring components including anchors…

22.09.2022
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä lands substantial fishing deal

Wärtsilä has clinched a contract to provide propulsion machinery for four new fishing vessels currently under construction at Karstensens Shipyard in Denmark. Two of the four 75m-long purser/trawler vessels are being built for Icelandic owners,…

21.09.2022