Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Arctic crude oil tanker named in Vladivostok

A naming and flag-raising ceremony for the 41,012dwt crude oil tanker, Mikhail Lazarev, has been held by Sovcomflot in Vladivostok. The tanker has Russia’s Arc7 ice class, enabling independent operation in ice up to 1.8m thick and temperatures as low...

11.10.2019
Shipbuilding

Second expedition cruise ship delivered

Norway’s Vard Langsten has delivered the second of three ice-class expedition cruise ships to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. The 139m-long HANSEATIC inspiration, with capacity for 230 passengers in 120 cabins follows sister ship HANSEATIC nature, delivered by...

10.10.2019
Shipbuilding

Wind propulsion boosted by ClassNK AiP

ClassNK has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) for a hard-sail system, which converts wind energy into propulsive force with a telescopic hard sail, based on its September 2019 Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships. The AiP...

08.10.2019
Shipbuilding

Turkish yard to build ice-class tugs

Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine, part of the Eregli Shipyard group, has won an order for two ice-class tugs from towage operator Svitzer. Designed by Robert Allan Ltd for operation in Scandinavia, the TundRA 3000 vessels will use azimuth stern drives...

07.10.2019
Shipbuilding

Development of a multi-purpose research vessel

Construction is to start of a 46m-long research vessel of a new design developed by France’s iXblue Shipyard together with French marine architects Mauric and Drassm, the underwater archaeological research department of the French Ministry of...

04.10.2019
Shipbuilding

Damen wins utility vessel contract

Shipyard group, Damen, has won an order for a utility vessel 3911 from the Port of Jamaica. The vessel will be deployed on buoy-laying and maintenance operations in the ports of the island nation. The 39.4m-long vessel, with a crew of up to twelve,...

03.10.2019
Shipbuilding

IMCA backs batteries for DP vessels

Battery technology offers important environmental sustainability potential for dynamically positioned (DP) offshore construction vessels, the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has said. Hybrid power arrangements have been adopted by...

02.10.2019

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