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Fosen plans to use newly bought German yard for cruise ship building

Norway’s Fosen Yard plans to use its newly acquired yard in Stralsund in Germany to build expedition cruise ships. Fosen had leased part of the former yard in Stralsund of MV Werften, previously owned by Hong Kong/Malaysian group Genting, which…

01.08.2022
Shipbuilding

Smartgyro stabilisers for Diverse Marine Hydronaut vessels

Smartgyro’s UK agent Golden Arrow Marine Supplies is to provide Smartgyro SG80 gyroscopic stabilisation units for installation on two 18m-long Hydronaut vessels under construction at Cowes boat builder, Diverse Marine, for Houston-based Nauticus…

29.07.2022
Shipbuilding

Nordbank Hochseefischerei awards factory trawler contract

German fishing company Nordbank Hochseefischerei, part of Netherlands P&P Group, has placed an order for one factory fishing trawler with Turkish shipbuilder Tersan Shipyard. Called Jan Maria, it will replace 22-year-old Gerda Maria. Deliver of the…

29.07.2022
Shipbuilding

Furetank orders fifth dual-fuel tanker with options

Sweden’s Furetank Rederi AB has ordered another dual-fuel Vinga-class chemical tanker at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Yangzhou. The 17,999dwt vessel is Furetank’s fifth and number eleven in the Vinga-class series, all of which are commercially…

28.07.2022
Shipbuilding

First 36,000-hour service completed on WinGD X-DF engine

CSSC Marine Service Co (CMS), China State Shipbuilding Corp’s equipment service subsidiary, has recently completed the first-ever maintenance on dual-fuel (X-DF) marine engines following 36,000 operational hours. The work was carried out on two…

27.07.2022
Offshore

Huisman introduces 700mt crane for offshore wind load-out operations

Netherlands-based Huisman has launched a 700mt Travelling Quayside Crane for the load-out of offshore wind components including foundation pieces and heavy turbine parts. The crane is designed to move on a 16m-wide track but this can be adapted to…

26.07.2022
Shipping

HHLA fine-tunes Truck FIT system for maximum terminal efficiency

Working together with several haulage companies, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has continued to refine its slot-booking system, Truck FIT, to improve utilisation at its Hamburg container terminals and raise efficiency at the land-sea…

25.07.2022
Offshore

Aibel wins EPCI contract

Norwegian offshore fabricator Aibel has won an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the delivery of two HVDC converter platforms for an offshore wind farm. Customer is Danish energy group Ørsted and they will be…

22.07.2022
Shipping

Inmarsat offers guidance on cyber risk management ‘beyond compliance’

Inmarsat has published a new report, prepared by innovation consultancy Thetius, urging shipping companies to adopt proactive strategies on cyber risk management and warning that there is more to combating attacks than compliance alone. Called…

22.07.2022
Offshore

Eidesvik wins five-year contract in renewables

Norway’s Eidesvik Offshore has been awarded a five-year contract for its 103m-long offshore support vessel, Subsea Viking, by Rotterdam-based Van Oord Offshore Wind BV. The 1999-built vessel will start the contract in the first quarter of 2023. The…

21.07.2022
Shipbuilding

Emissions-free ferry links Kamp and Usedom Island

A 14.65m-long solar-electric passenger ferry has been commissioned on the route linking Kamp on the German mainland with the popular tourist island of Usedom in the Baltic Sea. The Antonia vom Kamp, built by Ostseestaal and Ampereship GmbH, is…

20.07.2022
Shipbuilding

Construction start of Casco Bay Lines ferry at Senesco Marine

A hybrid-electric passenger/vehicle ferry for Casco Bay Lines of Portland, Maine will enter the construction phase at U.S. shipyard Senesco Marine of North Kingstown, Rhode Island. The battery-powered vessel was designed by Elliott Bay Design Group…

20.07.2022
Offshore

MSS lines up more work for new WIV

Maersk Supply Service (MSS) has been awarded a preferred supplier agreement by an Equinor/bp joint venture for its wind installation vessel (WIV), ordered at Sembcorp Marine in March. The offshore wind partners have already taken the WIV for…

19.07.2022
Shipping

WinGD and Chord X to offer digital system for CII optimisation

Engine company, WinGD, and emissions data specialist, Chord X, have signed an agreement to develop a digital system enabling ship operators to analyse engine performance and see whether there is scope to improve carbon intensity indicator (CII)…

18.07.2022
Shipbuilding

Damen Shipyards to build carbon fibre patrol vessels for Swedish Coast Guard

Kustbevakningen (KBV), the coastguard organisation of Sweden, has signed a contract for construction and delivery of seven fast patrol vessels with Damen Shipyards. The vessels, also referred to as the KBV 320 series, will be 26,75m long, built in…

18.07.2022
Shipbuilding

Olympic orders two, option two, CSOVs at Ulstein

Norway’s Ulstein Verft AS has won a deal with compatriot subsea and renewables shipowner, Olympic, for up to four construction service operation vessels (CSOVs). The 89.6m-long methanol-ready ships will be based on Ulstein’s SX222 design with Twin…

15.07.2022
Companies & People

MAN Engines scores significant success in Canada

A four-year collaboration between MAN Engines and Nova Scotia-based Eastcoast Power Systems has resulted in a surge in sales of both new engines and repower projects across the region. More than 100 six-, eight- and twelve-cylinder engines have been…

15.07.2022
Shipping

ZeroNorth makes further advance in box sector with Unifeeder deal

Technology company and Maersk Tankers spin-off, ZeroNorth, is to provide 90 shortsea container vessels operated by Denmark’s Unifeeder AS with a range of digital optimisation systems. The software will raise efficiency in operations including voyage…

13.07.2022
Shipbuilding

Saronic Ferries and C-Job Naval Architects to cooperate on electric ferry design

Greece’s Saronic Ferries and Dutch ship design firm, C-Job Naval Architects, have announced a new partnership to develop the first fully electric RoPax ferry in Greece. Saronic Ferries, which revealed a new tie-up with DNV on electric ferry…

12.07.2022
Shipbuilding

Candela P-12 Shuttle will make Stockholm’s waterborne public transport faster

Swedish marine technology company Candela Speedboat is building a high-speed harbour ferry for energy-efficient operations in Stockholm. Called the Candela P-12 Shuttle, the ferry is set to start operations in Stockholm in 2023. The innovative…

12.07.2022