Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

NYK opts for car carriers with LNG propulsion

Japanese shipping group NYK (Nippon Yusen Kaisha) has agreed a memorandum of understanding to build 12 pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) with liquefied natural gas (LNG) propulsion. Six ships each with a capacity of 7,000 vehicles will be built by a…

18.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä and RINA present new propulsion arrangement

Technology group Wärtsilä and classification society RINA have announced a new propulsion arrangement that, they say, offers full redundancy, less machinery, lower capital expenditure, reduced operational complexity, and optimised fuel consumption. …

17.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Construction of first, fast, zero-emission ferry starts in Norway

A zero-emission, twin-hulled fast ferry is now being built at Fjellstrand Shipyard in Norway. The 31m-long catamaran, Medstraum, has capacity for 150 passengers and will be equipped with two electric motors and a 1.5-MWh capacity battery with…

16.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Second Lindblad cruise vessel commences final outfit

Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Resolution left Ulstein’s construction hall last week and is now berthed alongside for final outfit. The vessel is a sister to National Geographic Endurance, delivered in 2020, and will be handed over to the…

15.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Sea trial of Aurora Botnia

The car and passenger ferry Aurora Botnia has completed its first sea trial. Built by Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC), the vessel will be operated by Wasaline on the route between the Finnish city of Vaasa and the Swedish city of Umeå. Aurora…

14.06.2021
Shipbuilding

Two new zero-emission ferries for World Heritage fjords

Norwegian ferry operator, Fjord1, has signed a contract for two new zero-emission ferries, developed by HAV Design, to be built at Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. The two HAV 934 ferries, with capacity for 80 cars and 249 pasengers, will operate on two…

11.06.2021
Shipbuilding

GEV starts working on pilot-scale C-H2 Ship

Australian company Global Energy Ventures (GEV) has announced a plan to build a hydrogen transport vessel of about 430 tonnes capacity. The 430-tonne ship specification will be a scaled version of the 2,000-tonne C-H2 ship, that received AIP in March…

11.06.2021

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