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Wärtsilä wins three-ship RoPax contract in Poland

Technology group Wärtsilä is to supply engines, fuel storage and supply systems for three new dual-fuel RoPax vessels to be built at Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. The ships will be operated by ferry companies, Unity Line and Polferries. The…

18.02.2022
Offshore

Chantiers de l’Atlantique to design, construct, and install offshore substation

German energy group RWE Renewables GmbH has awarded French yard Chantiers de l’Atlantique a deal for the design, construction and installation of an electrical offshore substation. The substation will be used on the F.E.W Baltic II development, RWE’s…

18.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä and Grimaldi unveil new filter system to tackle ocean microplastics

The technology group Wärtsilä and the shipping company Grimaldi Group have unveiled a system that uses exhaust gas scrubber wash water to tackle the amount of microplastics in the oceans. Part of the new product is a patented system that filters out…

17.02.2022
Offshore

MacGregor clinches order for FPSO offloading systems

Cargotec subsidiary, MacGregor, has won an order to supply two offloading systems for CNOOC’s Liuhua 11-1/4-1 redevelopment project in the eastern South China Sea. Booked in the final quarter of 2021, the offloading systems are due to be delivered to…

17.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Emission-free inland waterway shipments take another step forward

Rotterdam-based Future Proof Shipping (FPS) has joined Flagships, a consortium aiming to advance zero-emission inland waterway shipping. FPS plans to commit to the project the 110m-long inland waterway container ship, FPS Waal, which will be…

16.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Erik Thun orders new generation of dry cargo vessels

Swedish shipping group Erik Thun has ordered two new short-sea dry cargo vessels from Scheepsverf Ferus Smit in the Netherlands. The new generation of ships will replace some of the existing vessels in the company’s fleet. The vessels are a further…

15.02.2022
Shipping

New tanker clocks up zero port emissions in Gothenburg

A new dual-fuel tanker built in China and recently delivered to Swedish owner, Terntank, has docked in the Port of Gothenburg with zero carbon emissions. The Tern Island is a 15,000dwt products/chemical tanker which can operate on LNG or liquid…

15.02.2022
Offshore

Technip Energies buys into floating wind firm

Paris-listed Technip Energies has acquired a 16.3% stake in floating offshore wind firm, X1 Wind. The investment in the start-up is the largest single commitment in the latest funding round and sits alongside participation from the European…

14.02.2022
Shipbuilding

CLdN strengthens role as green RoRo operator with newbuildings

After the delivery of the new 5,000 lane meter LNG vessel Faustine at the end of last year and the expected delivery of her sister Seraphine later this month, Luxembourg-based shipping company CLdN has ordered two RoRo vessels from South Korea’s…

11.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Tailor-made trawler delivered by Damen Maaskant

A new beam trawler, Avanti, has been handed over by Damen Maaskant shipyard to the Devan Shipping Company of Belgium. The hull was built in Poland and the outfit completed at the yard in Stellendam, Netherlands. Based on Damen Shipyards’ BT3808…

11.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Eneti WTIVs to benefit from ABB technologies

Monaco-based Eneti Inc, previously Scorpio Bulkers, has chosen a range of innovative systems from ABB for two USD 330 million advanced offshore wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) contracted at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South…

10.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Fjord1 ferries to have Brunvoll systems

Two new ferries under construction at Turkey’s Tersan Shipyard for Norwegian ferry firm, Fjord1, are to have autonomous operation and thruster units from Brunvoll. The electric double-ended ferries of HAV Design will operate on crossings in Norway…

09.02.2022
Offshore

Gondan wins fifth CSOV contract from Edda Wind

Spain’s Gondan Shipbuilders has won an order for another commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) from Edda Wind, a company established by Norway’s Østensjø, an offshore marine service provider, and Wilhelmsen. The ship will be number five in…

08.02.2022
Shipping

Green ammonia facility planned in Norway

Plans for a green ammonia production facility in the Sauda municipality on the southwestern coast of Norway could result in a significant supply of carbon-free fuel for shipping. Partners in the project include Hy2gen, a green hydrogen and…

07.02.2022
Shipping

Svitzer wins twelve-year contract in Western Australia

Maersk’s towage subsidiary, Svitzer, has won a twelve-year contract from Woodside Energy Limited to provide towage and pilot transfer services at the energy company’s LNG export terminal in the Port of Dampier, Western Australia. The successful bid…

07.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Jan De Nul orders seagoing unmanned survey vessel

Jan De Nul Group has ordered a type Mariner unmanned surface vehicle (USV) from Norwegian company Maritime Robotic. The order is the first step towards unmanned and autonomous offshore survey operations, Jan De Nul said. Named Beluga 01, the vessel…

07.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Furetank orders ninth dual-fuel tanker in China

Donsö Island-based Furetank has ordered a 17,999dwt dual-fuel tanker incorporating a range of sustainable features at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Yangzhou. The contract, which includes options, specifies that the ice-class tanker will be…

04.02.2022
Shipbuilding

MHI will construct demonstration test ship for LCO₂ transport

Japan’s Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), will build a new type of demonstration test ship for liquefied carbon dioxide transport. Customer is Japan’s Sanyu Kisen Co, mainly involved in ship management in Japan and…

04.02.2022
Offshore

Podcast on marine technology launched

A new podcast called "Technology and the Sea - Fascination Marine Technology” was recently launched. It focuses on the multifaceted role of marine technology in the exploration, protection and sustainable use of the oceans. The first three episodes…

03.02.2022
Shipbuilding

Damen lands five-ship RoPax contract in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Penang Port Sdn. Bhd. has ordered up to five new RoPax ferries from Damen Shipyards to replace existing vessels on the route between Butterworth on the Malaysian Peninsula and George Town on Penang Island. In a statement, the shipyard…

03.02.2022