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Ship&Offshore
08.07.2024
Shipbuilding

Sanmar delivers new escort tug

Sanmar Shipyards has delivered a high-powered escort tug, Pellegron, to Italy’s Rimorchiatori Laziali, part of the Cafimar group. The vessel will be deployed on escort, ship manoeuvring, and towage operations in Middle Eastern waters. 

Based on the…

Ship&Offshore
08.07.2024
Offshore

Offshore floating solar pilot installed

Rotterdam-based SolarDuck and German energy major, RWE, have successfully installed a 0.5 MW-peak offshore floating solar pilot at the North Sea Farmers offshore test site in the Dutch North Sea.

The pilot installation, called Merganser, will be…

Ship&Offshore
08.07.2024
Offshore

Maersk sets up new offshore wind company

Maersk Offshore Wind will provide the sector with a new system to save installation time and cut costs. The first of a new generation of wind installation vessels is due for delivery next year and is expected to reduce installation time by about 30%.…

Ship&Offshore
04.07.2024
Ship Operation

Wärtsilä lands six-year maintenance deal

Wärtsilä has signed two more ‘Lifecycle Agreements’ with Nautica Ship Management relating to exhaust gas treatment systems on board two feeder container ships fitted with hybrid scrubber installations.

The systems for the 2019-built MTT Saisunee and…

Ship&Offshore
03.07.2024
Shipbuilding

Stena RoRo orders more E-Flexers

Two more multi-fuel E-Flexer RoPax contracts have been signed by Stena RoRo with Chinese yard CMI Jinling (Weihai). The two ships, numbers 14 and 15 in the E-Flexer series, will be delivered for long-term charter to Greece’s Attica Group in 2027.…

Ship&Offshore
28.06.2024
Shipbuilding

Electric tug christened in San Diego

The United States’ first all-electric tug has been christened in the Port of San Diego. The Crowley-owned zero-emission eWolf, with a bollard pull of 64 tonnes, has an electric propulsion system from Swiss-headquartered ABB with a 6.2-MWh energy…

Ship&Offshore
28.06.2024
Offshore

Purus CSOVs to fly the Isle of Man flag

UK-based shipowner, Purus, is to raise the Isle of Man flag on board two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) that are currently being built by Norwegian shipbuilder, Vard, a Fincantieri subsidiary.

The two CSOVs are due for delivery in…

Ship&Offshore
28.06.2024
Shipbuilding

Tests of methanol fuel cell completed

Methanol fuel cell developer, Blue World Technologies, has completed the testing of a 200-kW methanol fuel cell designed for shipping applications. The high temperature proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell was tested at a new facility adjacent to…

Ship&Offshore
27.06.2024
Offshore

Floating wind project wins EUR 13.4 million grant

The pan-European NextFloat+ Project has been awarded a EUR 13 million ‘cornerstone grant’ from the European Commission’s Innovation Fund to support development of its floating wind initiative.

NextFloat+, led by project coordinator X1 Wind, a…

Ship&Offshore
26.06.2024
Shipbuilding

Engine de-rating a success on Höegh car carrier

Höegh Autoliners, Accelleron, and Hanwha Engine have completed a project to undertake engine part-load optimisation (EPLO) on board the 2006-built pure car truck carrier, Höegh Detroit. The success of the project will lead to similar EPLO…