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Prospects and Orders

Zhejiang Xinle to build new Anthony Veder LNG carrier

Dutch shipping company Anthony Veder said it has ordered one 30,000cu.m liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier and the vessel is currently being constructed by China’s Zhejiang Xinle Shipbuilding in Ningbo.

25.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Three Schottel propulsion systems installed on US-built IMR vessel

The US-flagged inspection, repair and maintenance (IMR) vessel, Paul Candies, built by Louisiana-based Candies Shipbuilders LLC, has three Schottel propulsion installations including two Combi Drives, two transverse thrusters and one retractable Rudderpropeller.

22.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Innovative life-saving appliance wins Danish Maritime Authority approval

Danish life-saving equipment specialist, Viking, has been awarded official approval for its Viking LifeCraftTM Survival Craft by the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA), affirming that the system meets the requirements for replacing conventional lifeboats on passenger ships and other vessels where large-scale ship evacuation emergencies may occur.

21.03.2019
Shipping

DNV GL introduces remote ship surveys

Owners and operators of DNV GL-classed vessels will now be able to use the classification society’s new remote survey and inspection system, made possible by its Veracity data platform.

20.03.2019
Offshore

Repeat order for a semi-submersible drilling rig from Awilco

Singapore yard Keppel Offshore & Marine has an order to build an oil rig worth about US$425 million from customer Awilco Drilling.

20.03.2019
Shipping

Roll Group to ship heavy components for Total ethane cracker

Netherlands-based Roll Group has won a contract to transport 24 modules for a Total ethane cracker in the US.

19.03.2019
Shipbuilding

UECC orders car carriers in China

Norwegian car carrier operator United European Car Carriers said it has signed shipbuilding contracts with CSSC Jiangnan Shipyard for construction of up to four pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) for 3,600 vehicles.

19.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Construction of fisheries research vessel awarded to Balenciaga

The Greenland Institute of Natural Sciences has placed a final order with Spanish shipyard Balenciaga SA for a new fisheries research vessel.

18.03.2019
Prospects and Orders

JV Navantia-Windar to construct offshore wind floating foundations

Spanish company Cobra Wind International has awarded Spanish yard Navantia and its partner Windar a contract to build five offshore floating foundations for wind power plants.

18.03.2019
Shipping

Classification society teams up with SecurityGate on cyber risk

ABS Advanced Solutions and Houston-based SecurityGate have announced a partnership which, the entities claim, will afford “the most in-depth cyber risk analysis solution in the maritime market”.

15.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä to supply BWMS across Eletson’s tanker fleet

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä is to provide ballast water management systems (BWMS) for 23 product, chemical and LPG tankers operated by Greece’s Eletson Corporation.

15.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Lindblad signs up for second expedition cruise vessel

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings has ordered a second polar expedition cruise ship at Norway’s Ulstein Verft.

14.03.2019
Shipping

Industry body seeks to promote collaboration in shipping and logistics sectors

Following the establishment of the Smart Maritime Network early this year, the Smart Maritime Council (SMC) has now been established and held its first meeting in London recently.

14.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Kooiman to build new generation water dredging vessels for Van Oord

Dredging group Van Oord has ordered two water injection dredging vessels at Dutch yard Kooiman.

13.03.2019
Shipbuilding

New high-speed RoPax ferry to serve Taiwan Strait route

Australian marine architects Incat Crowther said it has won a contract to design a 1,000-passenger high-speed RoPax ferry to operate between China and Taiwan.

12.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Ulstein wins fourth SunStone order

Expedition cruise operator SunStone Ships has signed up for a fourth ship in the Infinity series of expedition vessels designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions.

11.03.2019
Shipbuilding

CR Ocean announces 35-ship scrubber contract

Parsippany-based CR Ocean Engineering has clinched a deal for more than 35 exhaust gas cleaning systems for a range of ships of various types belonging to an unnamed United States shipowner.

08.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Schottel launches new shallow-water thruster

Spay-based Schottel is introducing a new shallow-water thruster, suitable both for newbuildings and retrofit upgrades.

07.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Crowley’s new ConRo christened

The 2,400-TEU container/roll-on roll-off (ConRo) vessel, Taino, built by VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula for Crowley Maritime Corporation, was recently christened at a ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

06.03.2019
Shipbuilding

Multi-purpose workboats ordered from DBB Salvage

Dutch yard Neptune Marine has won an order from Danish salvage and towage company DBB Salvage for two multi-purpose workboats.

05.03.2019