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Ship&Offshore
13.05.2024
Ship Operation

NAPA launches ferry stability system

Helsinki-based NAPA has launched a cloud-based digital tool, NAPA Stability for Ferries, to support safe loading operations and cargo changes aboard ferries on tight schedules and turnround times. The first installations have been confirmed on seven…

Ship&Offshore
13.05.2024
Offshore

Vard reveals three new offshore contracts

Fincantieri’s Norwegian shipbuilding subsidiary, Vard, has announced three new contracts for specialised offshore vessels. The first of these, for Norwegian owner Island Offshore, is an order for one, option two, ocean energy construction vessels…

Ship&Offshore
13.05.2024
Offshore

Solar power demonstrator launched

Tokyo-based Tokyu Land Corporation, Rotterdam-headquartered SolarDuck, and US-based Kyocera Communication Systems Corporation, have completed the installation of Japan’s first offshore floating solar photovoltaic (OFPV) power plant in Tokyo Bay.

Dur…

Ship&Offshore
08.05.2024
Companies & People

Damen and Siemens offer funding

Damen Financial Services (DFS) and Siemens Financial Services (SFS) have established a new vessel financing facility called Damen Ship Lease (DSL). The new setup is now one of the funds in the Damen Ship Lease Cooperation portfolio, which is managed…

Ship&Offshore
07.05.2024
Shipbuilding

First ammonia dual-fuel units to be installed on Aframax tankers

WinGD has landed a contract for two six-cylinder X-DF-A ammonia-fuelled engines from Singapore-based tanker company AET, a subsidiary of Malaysian International Shipping Corporation. The engines will be the first ammonia dual-fuel units to be…

Ship&Offshore
07.05.2024
Shipbuilding

Fortescue completes ammonia trials in Singapore

Australia-based Fortescue has successfully completed renewable fuel trials on its Singapore-registered tug, Fortescue Green Pioneer, in the Port of Singapore. These latest trials, involving propulsion and manoeuvrability tests, following the delivery…

Ship&Offshore
06.05.2024
Offshore

Bibby orders electric SOV at Astilleros Gondán

UK-based Bibby Marine has ordered what is claimed to be the world’s first electric service operation vessel (eSOV) at Astilleros Gondán in Asturias, Spain. The zero-emission vessel is to have an advanced battery system and dual-fuel methanol engines.…

Ship&Offshore
03.05.2024
Offshore

Norwegian partners conclude fish productivity project

Kongsberg Digital, supported with funding from the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund, has completed a project to use simulation technology to improve the safety and improve productivity of purse seine fishing.

The technology company has revealed…

Ship&Offshore
02.05.2024
Companies & People

Optimarin acquires Hyde Marine

Norwegian ballast water system manufacturer, Optimarin, has taken over one of its rivals, Hyde Marine, from Italy’s De Nora Marine Technologies for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition includes Hyde Marine’s ultraviolet treatment technology, its…

Ship&Offshore
30.04.2024
Ship Operation

AI-driven voyage optimisation project completed

Artificial intelligence developer, DeepSea Technologies, dry bulk shipowner G2 Ocean – a joint venture of Gearbulk and Grieg Maritime Group - and Norwegian research firm SINTEF, have announced completion of an artificial intelligence (AI)-optimised…