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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
Shipping

Boston-based team control autonomous tug in Denmark

A team of United States Coast Guard mariners in Boston, working on a project run by autonomy specialist Sea Machines Robotics, have remotely controlled the autonomous tug, Nellie Bly, as it completed a voyage in Denmark. The project, called The…

26.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Stena and Proman to collaborate on methanol as fuel

Swedish shipowning group, Stena, and Switzerland-based fertiliser and methanol producer, Proman, have announced plans to convert existing ships and build new ones designed to use methanol as fuel. The companies’ Retrofit and Supply service will…

25.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä and Solvang to collaborate on pilot CCS project

Wärtsilä Exhaust Treatment and Norwegian shipowner, Solvang ASA, have announced a joint project to retrofit a carbon capture and storage (CCS) system on board the 21,000m3 ethyene carrier, Clipper Eos. The companies are aiming for a 70% reduction in…

22.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Maritime Partner to build fast catamaran ferry

Vidar Hop Skyssbaater in Hardbakke, Norway, has signed a contract with Norwegian yard Maritime Partner for construction of a 16m-long catamaran passenger ferry. It is scheduled to be delivered in the second quarter of 2022. The newbuilding is a type…

22.10.2021
Companies & People

Kongsberg and China Merchants sign MoU on future collaboration

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) and China Merchants Industry (CMI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the design and build of certain vessel types. The companies aim to offer shipowners the most competitive, energy efficient…

21.10.2021
Offshore

Floating wind prototype ready for installation

A prototype floating wind tension leg platform (TLP) developed by X1 Wind, X30, is now fully assembled in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, and ready for installation. The weathervaning design combines the features of a low-draught semi-submersible with a…

20.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Latest Ulstein-design expedition ship delivered in China

The Ocean Victory, the latest in the six-ship Infinity expedition cruise ship series, has been delivered from CMHI’s Haimen Shipyard in China. The ships, all customised versions of the Ulstein CX103 design, are built to Polar Code Category B, with…

19.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Nobiskrug wins first contract since Tennor Group takeover

Germany’s Nobiskrug has won a contract to refit a superyacht in a project scheduled to take several months. The deal comes just eight weeks after Lars Windhorst, founder and owner of the Tennor Group, took over the shipbuilder and is the yard’s first…

18.10.2021
Shipbuilding

OCEA wins tender to construct a survey vessel

French shipyard OCEA yard has won an international tender to build a 35m hydrographic research vessel for the navy of Nigeria. This order follows the delivery of various vessels to the African country during past eight years. The type OCEA OSV…

15.10.2021
Shipping

Bridge simulator system to improve training quality

A new bridge simulator system, SimFlex Cloud, launched by Denmark’s Force Technology, will use virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to model real-life circumstances, enabling bridge officers to continue their training anywhere in the…

15.10.2021
Shipbuilding

Northern Lights awards contract for dedicated CO₂ carriers

As part of the first phase of its CO2 transport and storage infrastructure development, Northern Lights has placed an order for two CO2 gas carriers. The vessels will be built by Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. (DSIC) and are expected to be…

14.10.2021
Shipping

Training for seafarers at sea extended with new service

Satcoms provider Marlink, and digital learning specialist, Mintra, have launched a new service providing digital training for seafarers at sea via a ship’s IT network or through the cloud. Mintra’s Trainingportal – a cloud-based digital education…

13.10.2021
Shipping

Kotug wins long-term service contract in Gabon

Netherlands-based towage operator, Kotug, has won a long-term contract to provide towage support and services for Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon SA (Perenco) in its operations in and around Port Gentil. Kotug will deploy three vessels on the project,…

12.10.2021