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Damen launches compact ASD Tug 1810

Damen has developed a new vessel in the Damen Compact Tugs range, the ASD Tug 1810. It will have a bollard pull of 30 tonnes ahead and 28 tonnes astern. Its design has drawn on a number of features developed in the Compact Tugs range, the company…

19.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Partners unveil wind-optimised tanker design

Finland-based ship design firm, Deltamarin, and BAR Technologies of the UK have announced a wind-optimised Aframax/LR2 tanker design, named Aquilo. The new design combines efficiency gains relating to hull form and the wind sail company’s WindWings®…

19.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Meyer Werft clinches new Carnival cruise contract

Meyer Werft has won a new order from Carnival Corporation & plc for a sister ship to the 6,500-passenger Carnival Jubilee, delivered in 2023. The 180,000-gt ship, with a length of 344m, is due for delivery in 2027. It will be powered by LNG and will…

16.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Nexans chooses ABB power system for cable layer

Paris-based Nexans, a global energy transition and electrification specialist, has chosen a hybrid power system from ABB for a new cable layer on order at Ulstein Verft in Norway. Due for delivery in 2026, the vessel will join sister ship, Nexans…

15.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Gas carrier newbuildings to receive ammonia fuel supply systems

Two new 46,000m3 gas carriers under construction at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for Exmar LPG will have fuel supply systems supplied by Wärtsilä Gas Solutions. The medium-size ships will be the first ocean-going ships to be propelled by dual-fuel…

12.02.2024
Shipbuilding

New self-unloading system boosts efficiency

A new gravity-based self-unloading bulk handling system launched by Cargotec subsidiary, MacGregor, has been developed to raise efficiency, increase cargo hold capacity, and save time during unloading operations. The MacGregor GravityVibeTM will use…

06.02.2024
Shipbuilding

Oldendorff chooses rotor sails

Lübeck-headquartered dry bulk owner, Oldendorff, is to install three Norsepower Rotor SailsTM on board the 100,449dwt gearless bulk carrier, Dietrich Oldendorff, built in 2020. The vessel, contracted to operate on a North Pacific trade to Asia, is to…

06.02.2024

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