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Prospects and Orders

Order placed with De Hoop for another river cruise vessel

Dutch yard Shipyard De Hoop said it has an order for an inland waterways passenger vessel of 135m length from Austrian river cruise operator Lüftner Cruises.

06.05.2019
Offshore

Design options for new floating wind farm

Norwegian state energy company, Equinor, and Belgium-based DEME Offshore, a marine and offshore engineering specialist, are studying the design options for floating concrete substructures to be used on the planned North Sea wind farm, Hywind Tampen.

03.05.2019
Shipbuilding

Schottel to provide propulsion systems for eleven Russian cargo ships

Germany’s Schottel has won a contract to supply rudderpropellers and transverse thrusters for eleven two-hold cargo vessels, currently under construction at Russia’s Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard.

03.05.2019
Offshore

Joined forces to develop wave power stations

Italian yard Fincantieri has agreed cooperation with Italian companies Eni, CDP and Terna to develop and build wave power stations on an industrial scale.

02.05.2019
Shipbuilding

MJP has been awarded Taiwan Coast Guard contract

Marine Jet Power (MJP) has been awarded a multi-year contract by Taiwan’s CSBC Shipyard to provide propulsion for 15 patrol vessels of 100 tonnes being built for the Taiwan Coast Guard.

01.05.2019
Shipbuilding

PaxOcean Shipyard delivers first of three dredger conversions

The first of three water injection dredgers, converted from offshore supply vessels, has been delivered by Singapore’s PaxOean Shipyard to Jan De Nul, a dredging and marine engineering company based in Belgium.

30.04.2019
Offshore

Chinese offshore designs gain AiP

China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has been awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for the designs of an Arctic single-column drilling unit and a wind turbine shuttle. The certificates mean that DNV GL has found no reason for the designs not to become adopted and new assets built accordingly.

30.04.2019
Shipbuilding

ST Engineering secures Polar Security Cutter contract

The U.S. Navy has named U.S. yard VT Halter Marine as the prime contractor for a US$745.9 million contract for the detail design and construction of the U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (PSC).

30.04.2019
Offshore

Huisman crane for new jack-up vessel

Belgium’s Jan de Nul has chosen Huisman to design, construct and deliver the main crane for its new wind turbine installation vessel, Voltaire.

29.04.2019
Shipbuilding

New Swedish shipping company to focus on north Europe routes

A new Swedish shipping company, Wallenius SOL, will focus on forestry and other goods, offering a network of routes linking ports in the Gulf of Bothnia, the Baltic Sea and the North Sea.

29.04.2019
Shipbuilding

US Coast Guard issues type approval for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3

Alfal Laval’s third generation of ballast water treatment technology, PureBallast 3, has received an updated type approval from the US Coast Guard (USCG).

26.04.2019
Prospects and Orders

FPSO order for SHI

South Korean yard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) said it has won a US$963 million order to build a floating production and storage offloading (FPSO) offshore unit.

26.04.2019
Shipbuilding

ClassNK releases cyber security guidelines

The classification society, ClassNK, has released new guidance on appropriate cyber security measures required for the safe design, construction and operation of ships.

26.04.2019
Shipbuilding

DNV GL and Keppel subsidiary to collaborate on LNG fuel development

DNV GL and Keppel Offshore & Marine subsidiary, Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDT) have signed a framework agreement to promote LNG as a marine fuel.

25.04.2019
Shipping

Woell Marine launches drone inspection service

Maintenance service company Woell Marine GmbH has launched a new drone inspection service, certified by RINA.

24.04.2019
Shipbuilding

Autonomous vessels for operations in Singapore

Singapore yard Keppel Singmarine has begun the development of an autonomous tug.

24.04.2019
Shipbuilding

Jensen provides design of tugs for Moran Towing

U.S. naval architecture and marine engineering Jensen Maritime Consultants has been awarded a contract to design a series of 29m-long ship assist and escort tugboats for U.S. customer Moran Towing Corp.

23.04.2019
Prospects and Orders

Expanding China's cruise industry

Cruise company Viking Cruises and China Merchants Shekou, representing China Merchants Group, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture cruise line which will generate newbuilding orders for cruise ships.

23.04.2019
Shipbuilding

PSV to have a hybrid retrofit from Wärtsilä

Harvey Gulf’s platform supply vessel (PSV), Harvey Energy, is to have a hybrid retrofit installation from Wärtsilä, believed to be the first such PSV project in the Americas.

22.04.2019
Shipbuilding

SunStone orders sixth Infinity-Class Vessel

U.S. cruise group SunStone Ships said it has signed an agreement to build one more Infinity-class cruise ship with Chinese yard China Merchants Heavy Industry.

22.04.2019