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Partners to invest in hydrogen hub at Stockholm Norvik Port

Ports of Stockholm and Antwerp-based CMB.Tech are to collaborate in setting up a hydrogen fuelling station adjacent to Stockholm Norvik Port. Initially, the facility will enable port vehicles to be converted to run on green hydrogen, but in the…

01.07.2022
Shipbuilding

AtoB@C Shipping confirms additional order

Swedish shipping company AtoB@C Shipping, a subsidiary of Finland’s ESL Shipping, has ordered one more 5,350dwt battery/hybrid coastal vessel from Indian shipyard Chowgule & Company. One option taken with a previous contract has been confirmed as a…

01.07.2022
Shipping

Anti-roll tool to cut risk of container loss

Weather intelligence specialist StormGeo and classification society DNV have launched a new tool to limit the risk of synchronous or parametric roll on container ships. The phenomenon is difficult to predict or control and can result in containers…

30.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Damen Naval and Renk team up on German navy contract

General contractor, Damen Naval, and Augsburg-based Renk have signed a contract to supply gearboxes and electric propulsion systems for four new F126-class frigates to be built for the German Navy. Renk has been a long-time supplier of components…

29.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Hydrogen-ready SOV named Edda Brint

A new service operation vessel (SOV), built at Spain’s Astilleros Balenciaga in Zumaia for Norway’s Edda Wind, has been named Edda Brint. The 82.25m-long SOV has been built to a highly flexible design and its name is significant. Brint is Danish for…

28.06.2022
Shipping

X-Press Feeders to install CCS systems on two vessels

Singapore-based X-Press Feeders is to install carbon capture and clean-loop systems from Rotterdam-based marine technology company, Value Maritime, on board two container feeder ships later this year. The emissions reduction equipment, which captures…

27.06.2022
Offshore

Vallianz picks Ulstein design for heavy transport vessel

Vallianz Holdings Limited has contracted Rotterdam-based Ulstein Design & Solutions BV for the design of a new heavy transport vessel to operate in the offshore energy trades. The ship will be classed by Bureau Veritas. The Singapore-based company…

24.06.2022
Companies & People

Marlink and BV facilitate digital integration and data transfer

Marlink and Bureau Veritas have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate the fast transfer of vessel data for monitoring and compliance in areas including cyber security, carbon emissions, and safety. The MoU forms the basis for…

23.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Methanol-fuelled tanker delivered to Proman Stena Bulk

The 49,990dwt medium-range tanker, Stena Pro Patria, has been delivered to owner Proman Stena Bulk, a joint venture between Switzerland-headquartered methanol producer, Proman, and Sweden’s Stena Bulk. The tanker is the first of six IMOIIMeMAX ships…

22.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Utkilen invests in future-oriented fleet

Norwegian shipping company Utkilen AS earlier this year placed an order with Turkish yard ICDAS for four dual-fuel chemical tankers of 6,700dwt. They are scheduled to be delivered from 1Q2024 until 3Q2025. In addition, four of the existing fleet's…

21.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Launch of freight ferry Tennor Ocean marks major milestone for FSG

The launch of the 210m-long RoRo ferry, Tennor Ocean, at Flensburger Shiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) marks a new beginning for the shipyard as the first such occasion since the shipbuilder underwent a restructuring. The vessel was commissioned by IVP…

21.06.2022
Ship&Offshore Spotlight

Welcome on board

The first issue of Ship&Offshore Spotlight takes its viewers on a journey aboard the catamaran ferry Halunder-Jet from Hamburg to Helgoland and shows was forward-looking technologies have been installed.

21.06.2022
Companies & People

Alfa Laval to acquire tank cleaning specialist Scanjet

Alfa Laval has signed an agreement to acquire Scanjet, a Swedish specialist in marine tank cleaning with manufacturing sites in Sweden, Poland and Indonesia, and additional assembly sites in Norway and the UK. The acquisition will fit neatly into…

20.06.2022
Offshore

Viking picks Norfolk for US offshore wind safety hub

Denmark’s Viking Life-Saving Equipment has chosen to locate a new North American offshore wind safety hub in Norfolk, Virginia. The move comes as renewable power from the wind takes a prominent position in the Biden Administration’s energy strategy. …

20.06.2022
Shipbuilding

Vestdavit wins US contract to supply davits for research ships

Norway’s Vestdavit has won a contract to supply two high-tensile HN-5000 davits for a pair of scientific ships currently under construction at Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors in Louisiana. The vessels are being built for the United States government…

17.06.2022
Offshore

Ulstein to design methanol-fuelled offshore wind vessels for Acta Marine

Netherlands-based Acta Marine has ordered two dual-fuel Ulstein SX216 construction service operation vessels (CSOVs), to be built at Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. The vessels will be the first to be constructed to the Ulstein Design & Solutions’ Twin…

17.06.2022
Shipbuilding

German LNG cargo-handling system for US bunker barge

TGE Marine Gas Engineering GmbH has won a contract to design and supply a cargo handling system for a 12,000m3 bunker barge to be built by Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in the United States. The system will comprise two 6,000m3 bilobe Type C tanks…

15.06.2022
Companies & People

TKMS acquires MV Werften

German systems provider for submarines, surface ships, and maritime electronics, thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), is to take over the shipyard location of MV Werften in Wismar. With a view to the future, TKMS could produce submarines in Wismar…

14.06.2022
Shipping

Gothenburg to set up shore power for tankers

The Port of Gothenburg has established a working group to develop shoreside power for tankers berthed at its Energy Terminal. Working with Swedish tanker owners and other interested parties, the Gothenburg port authority aims to establish a new…

13.06.2022
Companies & People

DNV and Saronic sign MoU to develop electric ferry concept

Classification society DNV signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Saronic Ferries designed to enable the development of an electric ferry for local deployment in Greece. The collaboration is targeted towards a fully electric concept for…

13.06.2022