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Gagarin Prospect wins Next Generation Ship Award at Nor-Shipping

A Sovcomflot tanker, Gagarin Prospect, the first in a series of ‘Green Funnel’ 114,000-dwt Aframax tankers designed to operate on LNG as a primary fuel, was awarded the Next Generation Ship Award last week at Nor-Shipping. Together with other vessels...

13.06.2019
Shipbuilding

CIMAC Congress 2019 addresses current challenges in the large engine industry

From June 10th to 14th, the 29th CIMAC World Congress is being held in Vancouver, Canada. Being started with an impressive opening ceremony, the Congress is regarded as the most important platform for information exchange and personal contact of...

12.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Kongsberg targets cruise, ferry, RoRo and container ship sectors with new thruster range

Kongsberg Maritime has launched a new series of tunnel thrusters which, it claims, will be particularly suitable for cruise ships, ferries, RoRo vessels and container ships. Designed with ease of installation, maintenance and cost as priorities, the...

12.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Jan de Nul orders third offshore installation vessel in China

Luxembourg-headquartered Jan De Nul has ordered a third offshore jack-up wind turbine installation vessel at Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry in China. The vessel will be the largest of its kind, with a payload of about 14,000 tonnes and a crane...

12.06.2019
Shipping

Customised supply chain monitoring

German shipowner Hapag-Lloyd recently introduced its new real-time container monitoring programme“Hapag-Lloyd LIVE”. In an initial step, the company will outfit its entire reefer fleet of some 100,000 containers with the monitoring system.  Real-time...

11.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Order placed for environment-friendly Norwegian ferry project

A contract to build to two environmentally friendly car ferries with hydrogen and battery propulsion has been signed by Norwegian yard Westcon with Norwegian ferry company Norled. They will carry 299 passengers and 80 cars. Earlier this year, Norled...

10.06.2019
Companies & People

Palfinger signs joint venture with Chinese lifeboat manufacturer Neptune

Palfinger Marine GmbH, headquartered in Salzburg, Austria, and Jiangyin Neptune Marine Appliance Co. Ltd, headquartered in Jiangyin, China, have entered into a global sales and service cooperation agreement. One of the main pillars of the agreement...

07.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Cammell Laird reveals plans for a RoPax ferry design

British shipyard Cammell Laird has plans to expand into the ferry market with a new design of a RoPax ferry, as the company revealed at Nor-Shipping. Cammell Laird is working on the design now with an international design house ahead of the formal...

07.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Color Hybrid appointed ‘Ship of the Year 2019’

The world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid, was appointed ‘Ship of the Year 2019’. Ulstein Group CEO Gunvor Ulstein received the award from HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway at the Nor-Shipping exhibition on June 4th 2019. The Color Line...

06.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Italian yard hands over decommissioning tug to Russian Federation

Cantiere Navale Vittoria has delivered the EUR 8 million C.871 РИМ—MОСКВА (Rome–Moscow) tug to SevRao/RosRao, two ship operating companies within the Russian Federation that will manage the vessel. The 65-tonne bollard pull vessel will be deployed in...

05.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Jotun claims more predictable performance for new coating range

Sandfjord-based Jotun has revealed details of three new products in its existing biocide-based SeaForce range. The three coatings incorporate HydractiveTM technology which, the company claims, ensures that biocides are released in a more predictable...

04.06.2019
Shipbuilding

J-ENG announces new engine developments

Japan Engine Corporation (J-ENG) has released details of latest developments in its engine portfolio. The UEC42LSH, a successor to the UEC45LSE engine, is currently under development and due for release in March 2021. Like the earlier type – a best...

04.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Damen wins new MAD 3500 dredger contract

Damen’s Romanian shipyard in Galati is to build a marine aggregate dredger (MAD) for the UK’s Hanson Aggregates Marine, a supplier of building materials to the construction industry. The MAD 3500, capable of extracting aggregates offshore to a depth...

03.06.2019
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä unveils integrated hybrid power module for dredgers

Wärtsilä has launched a new dredging technology, Wärtsilä HY for Dredger, based on its hybrid propulsion systems which incorporates power from different sources, including engines and energy storage sytems. An Energy Management System ensures instant...

03.06.2019
Offshore

Emergency response and rescue vessels for Sentinel

British offshore contractor Sentinel Marine has ordered three emergency response and rescue vessels from an unnamed yard in China. The three vessels - Cromarty Sentinel, Trafalgar Sentinel and Viking Sentinel – are scheduled to join the firm’s fleet...

31.05.2019
Shipbuilding

MAN to develop low-pressure, two-stroke gas engine

MAN Energy Solutions is to fill what it sees as a gap in its engine porfolio with the development of a low-pressure gas engine to supplement its existing dual-fuel ME-GI range. Rather like the introduction of the ME-LGIP engine last year, when LPG...

31.05.2019
Offshore

Upgrade for environmental protection

Denmark’s Maersk Drilling said its drilling rig Maersk Intrepid has begun undergoing a series of upgrades to convert it to a hybrid rig with low levels of nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions. The upgrades are being carried out by Maersk Drilling in...

30.05.2019
Shipbuilding

Hondius handed over to Oceanwide

Croation shipyard Brodosplit has delivered its newly built polar expedition cruise vessel, Hondius, to Dutch Arctic cruise company Oceanwide Expeditions. As first vessel, the 107.6m-long and 17.6m-wide Hondius is built under LR PC6 class, meeting...

29.05.2019
Shipbuilding

Acta Centaurus ready to support new wind farm commissioning

Netherlands-based Acta Marine has named its third walk-to-work construction support vessel, Acta Centaurus¸ an Ulstein SX195 design with SMST 3D-compensated gangway, a six-tonne compensated crane and the Norwegian builder’s distinctive X-Bow and...

28.05.2019
Shipbuilding

MAN to supply dual-fuel propulsion for Baltic RoPax

MAN Energy Solutions is to provide four MAN 51/60DF engines for one, option one, 230m-long RoPax vessels for German ferry operator, TT-Line, being built at Jinling Shipyard in China. The vessels, based on the Travemünde ferry company’s ‘Green Ship’...

27.05.2019